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Budget Beauty Blender | SammyDress*

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Budget Beauty Blender Dupe

Cheap Makeup Sponge

Beauty Blender Dupe

Beauty Sponges have become a must have over the last few years. It wasn't until this year i tried one and fell in love with them. Not every sponge works well and some can definitely make your makeup look worse! I have definitely trialed good and bad beauty sponges. I recently tried two sponges from SammyDress and i have to admit i wasn't sure if i would love or hate them. 

The first sponge i tried is the Candy Color Calabash Shaped Cosmetic Sponge which is a shape i have tried before so i was excited to try it out. The sponge has a hourglass kind of shape with the pointed tip and round base. One thing i love is the range of colours this sponge comes in. I chose the candy pink colour which is so cute! I have tried using this sponge both dry and wet and found each way worked well with different products. When dry it worked well when applying liquid/cream blushers. When the sponge was damp it really worked well applying foundation. It created an even finish which looked natural. The best part? This sponge is only £2.20 at the moment reduced from £4.79.

Next i tried the original style Soft Sponge Cosmetic Tear Drop Sponge which as it says is shaped in the tear drop shape like the original Beauty Blender. This also comes in a wide range of colours, i decided to pick purple. I was quite suprised with how soft this sponge is. I did find this one didn't expand in water as much as the other sponge but it still works just as well. I find the pointed tip makes it easy to blend concealer or apply powder under the eyes. This is another bargain at £2.16 reduced from £4.79.


31 comments on "Budget Beauty Blender | SammyDress*"
  1. I love beauty blenders but mine went moldy after I tried to wash it and it put me off for a while.
    At this price though it may be worth picking some up even if I replace instead of washing! :)
    ♥ Fran - www.frannymac.com xx

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    1. One way i find best to wash them is put them in the washing machine, it sounds stupid but it really works :)

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  2. I can not do without my makeup blender I also use a budget option its just way cheaper and does the job well

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

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    1. Some cheaper ones work just as well. I love the Real Techniques sponge x

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  3. These sponges are such cute colours! And at that price, even the original price, its worth trying them out, especially if they work like you said :)

    elwillmer.blogspot.co.uk
    xx

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    1. Some cheap ones work well, i love the Real Techniques one too which is pretty cheap x

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  4. What a bargain and seems to work great <3 such cute colours too! Will have to check these out ^^

    zaras-bowsandpearls.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. I usually use buffing brush for my foundation but might pick these up because they are so cheap! Great review!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. I mainly use my Real Techniques sponge or a buffer brush. I want to try the RT Buffer Brush x

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  6. I really need to get a new makeup sponge as my one is looking a bit gross now. These look great and I love the colours! Great review x
    OhjustAlice.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. They are so good to have, i wash mine in the washing machine! haha x

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  7. Great post - these are definitely worth trying out for anyone that is unsure whether or not to splurge on the real thing :)

    Blushhx

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    1. Exactly, for beginners they are perfect x

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    1. They make it so easy to apply for foundation x

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  9. I also started using the sponges earlier this year and I haven't touched a brush for the base ever since. I use the Real Techniques one. :)
    xx

    stayinoui.blogspot.in

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  10. I really love the original beauty blender, they last me for so long! I've never tried any other makeup sponges :)

    Paula
    Thirteen Thoughts

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    1. I love these and the Real Techniques one x

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  11. I recently picked up a W7 sponge which is similarly shaped like the top one, it's great for foundation and concealer! I like the shape of the second one though xx

    Jasmine || http://www.blogsallbeautyy.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. They make applying concealer so easy don't they!

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  12. I love the look of the hourglass shaped one... Will definitely have to get one of those (especially with the price tag) :)

    http://www.xoxokiki2.wordpress.com

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  13. I absolutely adore sponges for applying foundation! I've never heard of this brand before but definitely should look into it as they sound great and are super cheap. Great review :) x

    Jordan | Keep Dreaming

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    1. They work really well. I love trying out new types to apply my foundation x

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  14. Great post! I love finding dupes for expensive beauty products

    A Little Dose of Makeup

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  15. I've never tried a beauty blender, but for the price I'd love to try these!
    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

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    1. They are lovely, i would definitely recommended these or the Real Techniques sponge x

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  16. Haha I still have never tried a sponge/beauty blender to apply my make-up, these look good though Em!

    Robyn xo
    www.phasesofrobyn.com

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