Top 5 Alternative Beauty Blender Sponges
No.1 Real Technique© Miracle Complexion Sponge
It looks like someone took a chunk out of the side of this latex-free sponge and that’s exactly what makes it such a multi-purpose tool. A multifunctional 3-in-1 makeup sponge for anyone who spends more time polishing their complexion, this is a great all-in-one tool that helps you do just that. A worthy contender to the beauty blender throne at half price.
$10 – Sephora
No. 2 Too cool for school© Marshmallow Puff
This excess of curves that helps you fade. It also has a small notch that can help in a more precise application. From Korean makeup house, Too Cool For school, the Marshmallow Puff gives users a softer application while holding the round bottom, while holding the edge of the sponge makes for a more intense application. The pointed side is great for under the eyes and between the brows, while the flatter domed end is nice everywhere else. While people have complained about the density and hardness of the sponge, it definitely has its own value.
USD$10.50 – Amazon
No. 3 Mad for Makeup© Better Beauty Blender ~ Flawless Finish
This amazing almond-shaped sponge helps you achieve a flawless finish, while providing just the right balance to scrub just the right way. Created by the Seattle-inspired makeup house; Mad For Makeup, which supports women’s empowerment through affordable makeup accessories and donations; The flawless finish the sponge provides is thanks to the semi-firm sponge texture that creates a stippling effect when you apply makeup that leaves an amazing airbrushed look. Really, you would use that you came straight from a professional makeup artist and only paid a fraction for it. A great alternative to the beauty blender. On public sale in early September 2016.
USD$ 5 – madformamakeup.co
No. 4 MAC All Blending Sponge
A latex-free coral sponge for applying creams and liquids with impeccable control. It gives a flawless natural finish on your face while being easy to hold. The blending sponge was one of the first beauty sponges to hit the market and had its own fan base. The softness and texture of the sponge have their concerns, but the effectiveness and capabilities of the sponge are unquestionable. A good alternative to the beauty blender at half the price.
$10 USD – MAC
Sephora 3D Precision Sponge #5
Get a uniform makeup with this sponge that can create different layers without the need to blend. This round shaped sponge tip reaches a wider area and has a small, pointed end that helps with the application of concealer, cream blush, liquid and solid foundation. It is Latex Free, Antibacterial texture, but please note that it is not a Beauty Blender. The hardness and pores of the sponge have some concerns, but for its price it can be considered a suitable alternative to the beauty blender.
USD $12 – sephora