Beauty Blender Bandwagon Hopper!

As you can probably tell by the title, I caved. About a month ago I bought my very first beauty blender. I’m a sucker for cult products, so just like NYC’s Sunny Bronzer, the Revlon lip butters, and UD’s Naked Palette, I couldn’t resist. I have to say that for the most part, the cult favorite beauty products that I’ve tried have actually been really good.

20130815-115018.jpg
I picked up my beauty blender in a recent trip to Sephora. You can check out my Mini Sephora haul here. When I first saw the container, I was thinking that the company had come out with an even smaller version for travel, but I soon realized that it was the full size. When I used it for the first time, I wanted to check out how big it could get when I put it under water. Like a little kid, I was astounded! The beauty blender expanded to about 3 times it’s original size! MIND-BOGGLED!!

20130814-124736.jpg
So now that we’ve established that I am indeed a child at heart, I have to say that I’m quite impressed by this little pink tear-drop sponge. Each foundation that I’ve used my beauty blender with has come out looking perfectly natural and blended. I’m not sure I would forsake all my favorite foundation brushes for this one, but I guess we’ll see when I pack to go on vacation.

20130814-124757.jpgย ย 20130814-124811.jpg
Overall, I do think that the beauty blender is quite pricey for a sponge, but if you are a huge fan of the dewy, no-makeup makeup look, this sponge will be your best friend. It does a great job of sheering out foundations while also providing some coverage, it’s hypoallergenic, and it retains it’s tear-drop shape if you take care of it. Be careful to wash it thoroughly though because some foundations do stain it.

That’s all for now! I’m also going to be jumping back on the blogging bandwagon because I have been neglecting it lately. I have some fun stuff coming up, including my July favorites, my Birchbox unboxing, and a couple of hauls! Stay tuned and I’ll talk to you all soon ๐Ÿ™‚

Advertisements

9 responses to “Beauty Blender Bandwagon Hopper!

  1. Pingback: Mini Sephora Haul | pagebypaigebeauty·

  2. Pingback: Mini Sephora Haul | pagebypaigebeauty·

    • I totally agree! Every time I tell my friends about it, they’re shocked when they find out how expensive the beauty blender is in comparison to other sponges, but it definitely is worth the money! The revlon lip butters are really great! Try them out if you get the chance. Thanks for reading ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. I love my beauty blender so much. It’s definitely a game changer. Just make sure you use a solid facial soap to clean it as I find it works A LOT better than liquid to clean the little guy ๐Ÿ™‚ If you fall in love with it you can buy multi packs which are cheaper per sponge from Camera Ready Cosmetics ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Oh ok, that’s good to know because I’ve been using Dawn dish soap to clean it. It seems to get the job done, but I have a few stains on it, so I’ll give the solid facial soap a shot. I definitely need to pick up a multi pack. I saw the black pair in Sephora and they look so chic! Thanks for reading ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Pingback: July Favorites | pagebypaigebeauty·

  5. I’ve been trying to hold out as it’s just sooo expensive for a sponge but I may have to change my mind now. Would love it if you would check out my beauty faves on my blog!

Comment here!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s