Beauty Blender, Beauty Blender, Beauty Blender, you see these egged shaped make up sponges everywhere you look; from your local Make up studio, local beauty supply to online shops.
Wonder what a Beauty Blender is? Look no further, as we dissect why it’s one of the best kept MUA trade secrets and an absolute must-have make up tool for you.
What is a Beauty Blender sponge?
A Beauty Blender sponge is a teardrop shaped make up applicator sponge created by top hollywood Make up Artist Rea Ann Silva. The Beauty Blender is specially designed to blend foundation seamlessly into skin without leaving the unsightly marks and streaks usually seen with sharp edge applicator wedges and brushes.
How is the Beauty Blender used?
The Beauty Blender is a versatile beauty tool for seamless foundation application. It can also used for applying other types of liquid make up such as Concealers, cream blushes and even to contour and highlight.
Guide to Using The Beauty Blender
For a more perfect finish, the beauty blender is best used when damp, as this reduces product wastage and leads to an easy flawless make up finish. Soaked in water, this beauty tool can swell an added 30% of it’s original size.
Here is a video guide from make up and beauty guru Nicole Guerreiro on how to use the Beauty Blender.
Squeeze excess water from the sponge to ensure that it’s not wet but damp.
Bounce Beauty Blender against your face when applying make up. Bouncing, called stippling in the make up world, blends make up without creating changes in the texture or tone of your skin.
For hard to reach spots such as areas around the nose, mouth and under eyes, use the Beautyblender’s pointed side.
The round base of the beauty blender should be used for foundation and blush on the larger areas of your face such as your forehead, cheeks and chin.
Applying make up with your fingers? Use the Beautyblender to smooth and refine your make up to provide a clean finish.
Have you had any experiences with the Beauty Blender? Please share.