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beautyblender Micro Mini Makeup Sponge
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on 2/27/2018 10:46:00 PM
More reviews by DianeL
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
If you love the flawless finish a sponge gives, yes this is a good one. I am giving it 2 lippies because the price is ridiculous and they are hit or miss, some hold up better than others, even though I wash them all the same way. Also because there are others that are much cheaper that work just as well if not better.I use a sponge about 95% of the time. I don't need super heavy coverage and I like the natural look I get with the sponges. Others that I use that I like just as well that are comparable are Real Techniques Miracle Sponge, Flower Beauty 3 in 1, & L'Oreal Infallible Blend Artist. I also love the PUR sponges but they aren't as soft as Beauty Blender and the other 3, but I like the finish they give my foundations and they clean really easy. I don't find they soak up a lot of foundation unless you don't dry them out enough. I dampen then squeeze with a towel.
on 7/11/2017 3:38:00 PM
More reviews by sinacosb
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Flat sponges are better and cheaper. The beauty blender absorbs too much product and the results are not worthy of the praise I've been hearing about. You are better off using a flat sponge, shiseido foundation brush or your fingers. This silly cheapo sponge is ridiculous. It is worth $2 at most. It's funny how all the people who gave BB 5 lippies describe their method of application in such a way that it sounds exhausting as well as inconvenient. C'mon. People are trying too hard to make this silly thing work. The company is really having a good laugh.
7 of 12 people found this helpful.
on 5/16/2017 9:14:00 AM
More reviews by Scottycarole
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I wear double wear foundation and usually apply with a brush but decided to try the beatyblendee I got the original pink one and followed the instruction of wetting it wringing it and using it and yes my foundation was nice but it definitely didn't give as much coverage and I was using more foundation than I normally do. It is also quite time consuming to put on. I also noticed that it wasn't staying in place as well as it normally did when I was using a brush. So after about 2 weeks of using it one morning I thought I'd revert back to my brush and decide which I prefer and the brush has won hands down I had good even heavy coverage that stayed in place all day was quicker to use and only used half the amount of the beauty blender. So it's back to my £6.00 foundation brush for me. It may work for you if you prefer a lighter more dewy look but if double wear is your HG then you probably prefer a heavier look so the beauty blender probably isn't for you.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 4/3/2017 11:56:00 PM
More reviews by Selina95
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
~Things i liked about product Love the way it applies my makeup ~Things i dislike about product Too expensive for a sponge Doesn't really come clean
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 2/24/2017 3:51:00 AM
More reviews by IntanLynn
Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
I had used the cheaper sponge before this, thinking all sponges do the same job. But I was wrong, I brought the original to give it a go and I never had a sponge that do a great job. I always wash my sponge after I used. well at least alternately. As I washed, the sponge looks like new. No product lingering unlike the cheap dupes. I was really amazed. I would buy again, but I don't think we need to giving the excellent job in cleaning. when cleaning it, the dye bleeds out, I'm quite worry if in a long run, the color changes. so far I've got this for 3-4mths. Seems good.
2 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 2/18/2017 12:00:00 PM
More reviews by LemonFairy
Skin: Normal, Tan, Not Sure
Works great for me. Nice finish and applies smoothly. It's a little expensive nut I would buy it again
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 2/6/2017 3:58:00 PM
More reviews by socherryphie
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I was avoiding purchasing this for about a year and a half because of its price. And I've been trying dupes in the meanwhile. However, I just couldn't resist the urge anymore.The hype is real, as no other sponge I've tried compares to this. I used to think all sponges were the same, because it's only a sponge after all. But I studied the topic and realized that this sponge has an "open cell structure" technology that the brand claims is unique and that I assume is copyrighted, so the other dupes can't come close to it. And from experience I can say it's true, from observing the following:- It's so much softer than other dupes- Very easy to clean compared to dupes- Doesn't absorb much product as other dupesI use the BB mainly for applying CONCEALERS and high coverage foundations which normally look cakey if applied with a brush. The BB reduces the texture left by high coverage foundations (in my case, my HG high coverage is Inglot HD foundation) and improves their appearance on the skin. As for light to medium coverage foundations (in my case my HG light coverage foundation is the Bourjois Healthy mix/radiance reveal foundation) I still prefer applying them with a brush because, even the one and only BB will absorb most of it. But I really adore the BB for concealer application. I wash it with dish washer and olive oil after every application and it's still not stained!I give it 4 lippies because of its high price, but i understand why it's pricey. Being a copyright product with that "unique" technology. But if you ask me if it really makes a difference being the original BB, my answer is yes.
4 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 1/25/2017 9:33:00 AM
More reviews by Tenci
Skin: Normal, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Applies foundation in a second, looks natural. What else do I need? I would forever use it.
on 1/23/2017 11:31:00 AM
More reviews by hannahplump
Age: 18 & Under
i use a drugstore brand bc they are cheaper and it works just as good. but I do have to admit that the bb was the brand that started this trend and this type of products gives your makeup the best finish possible. airbrushed look w absolutely no streaks or uneven areas
on 12/18/2016 1:29:00 PM
More reviews by juliwestbrook
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I have purchased 4 Beauty Blenders (2 Original Pink and 2 Pro Black) at $28 CAD each. They're absolutely amazing. They're incredibly soft and blend foundation and concealer very well, but they're still durable (I've only developed some tearing in 2 of the 4 sponges after using them for about a year and a half each). Beauty Blender claims you need to replace the sponge after about 3 months of use, but I find with proper cleaning, they tend to last about a year or so. They are expensive, but for the results and longevity, I think they're completely worth it.
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