Top 10 Makeup Sponges for Perfect Blending
All hail the miracle makeup sponges! It’s nothing new that the egg-shaped makeup applicator has become an industry phenomenon, so until the next huge innovation rolls around, we’re looking at a long future ahead with these holy grail applicators. So, why not invest now? With the help of THOUSANDS of reviews left by Influensters, we’re here to help you find your perfect match. Get that flawless, streak-free look with THESE miracle makeup sponges!!
According to Influenster Reviewer’s Choice Awards this holy grail makeup applicator is the WINNER for Miracle Makeup Sponges. The Royal Beauty Blender is praised for its ability to give you that flawless finish and access those hard-to-reach areas. Kiss your streaks goodbye! It’s a total game changer.
Price: $20 at Sephora
What Influensters say: With a rank of 4.5 stars and 627 reviews, we’re convinced this product is a miracle worker. Most Influensters said it works wonders on applying liquid foundation and making skin look airbrushed to perfection. Reviewers liked the way it made their makeup look like their actual skin, rather than just sitting on top with a cakey finish.
Price: $9.50 at Sephora
What Influensters say: Coming in at #1 in makeup sponges and 4.5 stars, Shisheido’s facial cottons are a MUST HAVE. They’re like thick, luxurious clouds for your face. Whether you’re applying toner or taking off your makeup--Influensters say it’s totally splurge-worthy!
Price: $40 at Nordstrom
What Influensters say: Over 1,700 Influensters gave this product 4.5 stars, making it #4 in makeup sponges! Reviewers commented on it’s ability to blend their makeup well, and it even helped diminish the appearance of creases under their eyes. Influensters were also impressed by how durable and easy to clean it is!
Price: $4.99 at Ulta
What Influensters say: With 509 reviews, 4.5 stars and #5 in makeup sponges, reviewers were absolutely crazy about the Real Techniques sponge. Influensters who tried it raved about its ability to apply foundation smoothly. On top of that, people were also impressed by the streak-free results and the way it makes foundation feel lightweight. Sounds like a total win-win to us--AND a steal!!
Price: $18 at Sephora
What Influensters say: This holy grail applicator got 4.5 stars and came in at #7 in makeup sponges! Based on 29 reviews, reviewers think the minis are especially great for blending in concealers and getting those hard-to-reach areas. They’re also TRAVEL SIZED, so jet-setters can look their absolute best at any time of the day.
Price: $6 at Macy’s
What Influensters say: Shisheido’s Sponge Puff was ranked 5 out of 5 STARS! Coming up at #8 in makeup sponges, Influensters raved about how great it is at setting foundation AND powder. On top of that, it sweeps away fallout from excess eyeshadow.
Price: $12 at Sephora
What Influensters say: With a whopping 4.5 stars and #9 in makeup sponges, this product was a huge hit! Based on 9 reviews it looks like the ellipse sponge is ideal for applying liquid foundation quickly and efficiently. It reaches spots your normal foundation brush has a hard time accessing.
Price: $11 at Target
What Influensters say: Based on 88 reviews and 4 stars, Influensters found this product to be the perfect sponge for hard-to-reach areas.Reviewers loved how their finished look looked natural and dewy.
Price: $6 at Walgreens
What Influensters say: With a rank of 4 stars, reviewers raved about the firmness of this blender and how it works perfectly with concealers. They were even more satisfied with the idea that they could get that airbrushed, flawless look WITHOUT breaking the bank! Sounds like a win-win to us!!
Price: $17.99 at Sephora
What Influensters say: Coming in at 4 stars and based on 27 reviews, it looks like this sponge is delicately soft and blends makeup to perfection. The best part? They clean so well you can keep using them over and over again!
Well there you have it--10 sponges that will give you an airbrushed, perfect look! Which sponge is YOUR favorite?
If you want to see all of the best beauty products of 2015 be sure to head to Influenster Reviewer’s Choice Awards winners page!