This blending sponge is used by celebrity makeup artists as it works amazingly well in applying foundation to give an airbrushed finish. What makes it unique to other sponges is its egg shape which allows you to roll the foundation onto the skin, avoiding any streaks. If you dampen the sponge with warm water, it expands to twice its size and gets even softer which makes for a flawless foundation application. Because of its pointed tip, you can easily get under the eyes and around the nose to blend. I have to honestly say this is the most ingenious makeup tool out there.
Here’s my full review of this product as well as a video on how to use it! Beauty Blender Review
Price: $17.99 or $22.99 for 2
Sonia Kashuk Blending Sponge
Although this sponge rings in at $10 instead of $18, I have to honestly say it is worth the extra $8 to get the real thing. The shape of this isn’t an actual egg so it is very difficult to roll the foundation onto the skin. Plus its density is too stiff, leaving streaks on the face and not blending as smoothly. I tried wetting this sponge to see if it got softer, but it stayed the same size and just gave me a wet foundation look… I’ll be passing the aisle on this one and saving my money elsewhere (like on eyeliners) :)
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