Blending sponges like BeautyBlenders have become insanely popular! It did take me a while to get into the blending sponge craze but I finally did with he e.l.f. Cosmetics blending sponge. I’ve never purchased a blending sponge from BeautyBlender because I really love the one I currently use and it’s fairly inexpensive ($5).
In my August Play! by Sephora subscription, I received a the micro.mini blending sponge and I was super excited to receive it because I always hear about how good BeautyBlender sponges are. I’ve been using the mini sponge for a couple of weeks now so keep reading to see what I think of this blending sponge. Enjoy!
A few years ago, I watched a YouTuber review this mini sponge and she had mentioned how she didn’t like them, they were too small, and that they felt like a gimmick. When I tried the BeautyBlender, I tried to keep an open mind but I still had these thoughts in the back of my mind.
The sponge is small but when you put it in water it does grow a substantial size. I used this sponge to blend my foundation and concealer in my under eye area, bridge of the nose, between my eyebrows, and around my nose where it’s super hard to reach.
The first time I used the sponge I didn’t squeeze out enough excess water so it felt weird. Now I like to wrap them in a small, clean towel and squeeze to get any excess water out.
This BeautyBlender blends my makeup really well and I love that I can go around my eyes without the fear of messing up my eye makeup and that I can reach around my nose where I have redness.
Overall I really like the micro.mini BeautyBlender!! It has changed the way I do my makeup and now I find it weird to go around the hard to reach areas of my face with a full sized blending sponge. The micro.mini does retail at $18 for two sponges so it’s an okay prize. I would say that it is not a necessity but it is nice to have!! Going back to the YouTuber, I believe on of the reason’s she thought it was too small was because she usually has long nails. I can see how having long nails can be difficult to work with the small beauty blender so I would definitely keep that in mind if you tend to wear long nails.
Let me know in the comments below if you have tried out the micro.mini BeautyBlender and what you thought about it!!
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