The Best Makeup Sponges and Blenders

Based on 200,458 Influenster Reviews

Makeup sponges are great for providing even coverage and making it easy to reach every spot on your face and neck. They come in all shapes and sizes and each one has a different use, so check out our roundup below of the top makeup sponges out there and how to use each one.

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ByMarissa S.said...
If you don't own one of these you better go get one! Best beauty sponge out there. In my opinion no other's compare to how springy and soft this bounces off your skin leaving a flawless finish. It's so versatile too! I love using it for cream and liquid foundations but it's also my favorite way to apply my setting powder!
If you don't own one of these you better go get one! Best beauty sponge out there. In my opinion no other's compare to how springy and soft this bounces off your skin leaving a flawless finish. It's so versatile too! I love using it for cream and liquid foundations but it's also my favorite way to apply my setting powder!
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ByLaura E.said...
I will say this is my favorite sponge. I've tried off brand, drug store 'dupes', the original beauty blender and basically every beauty sponge possible. I have to say this Miracle Complexion Sponge is easily the best one out there. It's a realistic shape, it's affordable for all not just some and it's just perfect. The pointed end can get into the hard to reach crevasses etc, and the flat side can be for applying foundation, baking, or even just sharpening up contours with whats left over on the sponge to clean up lines. I've used these for professional body painting with aqua paints, regular makeup, and for setting powders! It's truly a multi-use sponge. The cost is the best part along with the shape! Anyone can use this and really can't go wrong, although you do want to make sure it's damp, not wet before use. It's made as a quality product, at an incredible price for it easily being the best makeup sponge out there. :)
I will say this is my favorite sponge. I've tried off brand, drug store 'dupes', the original beauty blender and basically every beauty sponge possible. I have to say this Miracle Complexion Sponge is easily the best one out there. It's a realistic shape, it's affordable for all not just some and it's just perfect. The pointed end can get into the hard to reach crevasses etc, and the flat side can be for applying foundation, baking, or even just sharpening up contours with whats left over on the sponge to clean up lines. I've used these for professional body painting with aqua paints, regular makeup, and for setting powders! It's truly a multi-use sponge. The cost is the best part along with the shape! Anyone can use this and really can't go wrong, although you do want to make sure it's damp, not wet before use. It's made as a quality product, at an incredible price for it easily being the best makeup sponge out there. :)
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ByKayla P.said...
Absolutely LOVE these sponges!!! Personally, I think they are better than the beautyblender. The large green one, in particular, is my favorite. It doesn't soak up much product at all and it is incredible soft and bouncy! Super easy to clean as well! I am so impressed by the quality of these sponges and how great they apply my makeup to my face and blend it out. I highly highly recommend and would say it is a GREAT value for a HIGH-QUALITY product!
Absolutely LOVE these sponges!!! Personally, I think they are better than the beautyblender. The large green one, in particular, is my favorite. It doesn't soak up much product at all and it is incredible soft and bouncy! Super easy to clean as well! I am so impressed by the quality of these sponges and how great they apply my makeup to my face and blend it out. I highly highly recommend and would say it is a GREAT value for a HIGH-QUALITY product!
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ByMelanie R.said...
This sponge reminds me of the original Beauty Blender, but BETTER! It is reasonably priced for what this sponge offers. It is very easy to use, although the shape may seem odd. It can cover large surface areas for quick application and really gets the hard angles (under the eye and inner corner of the eye). It is also easy to manipulate to get the right contour shape. I use this sponge everyday for flawless complexion
This sponge reminds me of the original Beauty Blender, but BETTER! It is reasonably priced for what this sponge offers. It is very easy to use, although the shape may seem odd. It can cover large surface areas for quick application and really gets the hard angles (under the eye and inner corner of the eye). It is also easy to manipulate to get the right contour shape. I use this sponge everyday for flawless complexion
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ByCaroline S.said...
I'm always super skeptical when it comes to Beauty sponges because a lot of the time they're way too dense but this one is perfect! A great dupe for the beauty blender at the fraction of the price! I own 3, would definitely recommend and will purchase more in the future!
I'm always super skeptical when it comes to Beauty sponges because a lot of the time they're way too dense but this one is perfect! A great dupe for the beauty blender at the fraction of the price! I own 3, would definitely recommend and will purchase more in the future!
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ByDanielle C.said...
This makeup sponge is the BOMB. I use it to blend out my under eye concealer, and to diffuse any contour products. For the money- you can't lose!! It's so soft, supple and bouncy! I already have a backup!!
This makeup sponge is the BOMB. I use it to blend out my under eye concealer, and to diffuse any contour products. For the money- you can't lose!! It's so soft, supple and bouncy! I already have a backup!!
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ByRachael F.said...
Blended my makeup so well! The shape made everything so much better. I don't have clear skin but this made sure that no one could tell!! Bought it online and easy and quick shipping! Good product for the price! Very satisfied with my purchase! 
Blended my makeup so well! The shape made everything so much better. I don't have clear skin but this made sure that no one could tell!! Bought it online and easy and quick shipping! Good product for the price! Very satisfied with my purchase! 
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ByJacqueline A.said...
I don't want to pay the price for an actual beauty blender because this one is way cheaper and works really well. I can't apply my makeup with anything else without it getting flaky and sticking to the wrong parts of my face. This product does a really good job of blending and making a smooth surface! Would highly recommend to anyone on the fence!
I don't want to pay the price for an actual beauty blender because this one is way cheaper and works really well. I can't apply my makeup with anything else without it getting flaky and sticking to the wrong parts of my face. This product does a really good job of blending and making a smooth surface! Would highly recommend to anyone on the fence!
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ByShuby S.said...
This works way better than the beauty blender. It doesn't soak up as much product (you use one to one and half pumps versus three with the beauty blender). This can be used dry (unlike the beauty blender). Good for applying and blending liquid or powder makeup. Can also be used to bake. If you get oily in certain spots, just carry this in a separate small bag in your purse and use it over those areas and it will remove the oiliness. This is wider than the beauty blender, but that makes it quicker to apply your makeup. The pointy edge is perfect for getting into small areas like around your nose and eyes. I also prefer this over the real techniques sponge, which used more product and didn't blend as well. I recommend ordering this ASAP & Google coupon/promo codes! I got this for $5 and it's worth it!!! This is also easier to clean than the beauty blender and real techniques sponges, and doesn't leak any colour dyes.
This works way better than the beauty blender. It doesn't soak up as much product (you use one to one and half pumps versus three with the beauty blender). This can be used dry (unlike the beauty blender). Good for applying and blending liquid or powder makeup. Can also be used to bake. If you get oily in certain spots, just carry this in a separate small bag in your purse and use it over those areas and it will remove the oiliness. This is wider than the beauty blender, but that makes it quicker to apply your makeup. The pointy edge is perfect for getting into small areas like around your nose and eyes. I also prefer this over the real techniques sponge, which used more product and didn't blend as well. I recommend ordering this ASAP & Google coupon/promo codes! I got this for $5 and it's worth it!!! This is also easier to clean than the beauty blender and real techniques sponges, and doesn't leak any colour dyes.