5 of the best makeup sponges and blenders – Evening Standard
Ever wondered how Kylie Jenner et al have such flawless skin? Aside from the airbrushing and armies of makeup artists they probably have on speed dial, many of them are said to swear by the makeup sponge.
We’ve rounded up the top five to trial this summer.
By Terry Pinceau Mousse Foundation Sponge
Great for: precision
Smaller than most, the pointed tip of the By Terry sponge offers more precision, allowing you to get to those hard – to – reach areas more easily. With its makeup brush style handle, it gives the user more control too.
£25, Feel Unique, Buy it now
Great for: full coverage
The orginial makeup sponge, the Beautyblender, is a favourite of celebrities the world over. It’s large, ergonomic shape is easy to hold and the thickness of the sponge gives a rich, flawless finish. This is particularly great for those who like a full coverage.
£16, Cult Beauty, Buy it now
Spectrum Unicorn Tears Wonder Sponge
Great for: carrying around
The home of beautiful makeup tools, Spectrum has brought us these medium sized pastel coloured sponges aptly named ‘unicorn tears’, which are both vegan and cruelty free. Each comes in its own plastic pouch, making them easy to transport for on-the-go touch ups.
£4.99, Spectrum, Buy it now
Dior Backstage Blender
Great for: quick application
Speed through your makeup routine with this Dior blender, which has a flat, bevelled side perfect for spreading products quickly.
£14, Dior, Buy it now
Makeupdrop Silicone Sponge
Great for: eliminating waste
In a bid to eliminate the subsequent product wastage that occurs when using a sponge, Makeupdrop set about creating a product made from less absorbent materials that would still deliver results. The solution is a silicone based tool with a smooth surface ideal for using to apply both liquids and powders.
£14, Boots, Buy it now
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