The tools you choose to perfect your base makeup can make or break your masterpiece. Not all brushes and sponges are created equal, and with so many options on the market, it can be hard to decide what to use. This helpful guide will break down all the latest and greatest tools to create a flawless base!
Try a Beauty Sponge for a Natural Finish
Replace Your Beauty Sponge Regularly
Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponges, $15.
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Make Baking Easy With a Baking Sponge
Sephora Collection Cake and Bake by Vera Mona Liquid and Powder Makeup Sponge, $18.
Repurpose Wedge Sponges
MAC Cosmetics Wedge Sponges, $12.
Save Product With a Silicone Blender
Milk Makeup Dab + Blend Applicator, $17.
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Use Your Fingers
Natural Brushes or Synthetic Brushes?
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Try an Oval Brush for Precision and Control
MAC Cosmetics Oval 6 Brush, $51.
Buff Your Way to the Perfect Base
Sephora Collection PRO Flawless Airbrush #56, $40.
Buffing Brushes Are Also Super Affordable
Real Techniques Core Collection, $22.
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Paint Products On With a Flat Brush
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Save Your Stippling Brush for Natural Makeup Days
Luxie Beauty Rose Gold Duo Fibre Stippling Face Brush 508, $23.
Give Your Makeup Routine a Sonic Boost
Clarisonic Sonic Foundation Brush Head, $39 (Clarisonic sold separately).
Use a Fluffy Brush for a Sheer Powder Finish
Sigma Beauty F30 Large Powder Brush, $30.
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Fenty Beauty Portable Touchup Brush 130, $29.