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beautyblender beautyblender&reg pro

What it is: An edgeless, non-disposable, high-definition cosmetic sponge applicator made especially for professionals. What it does: Beautyblender&reg Pro is the perfect application method for darker-toned products that would be difficult to rinse clean from a lighter colored applicator. Use with complexion products, long-wear makeup, and self-tanners for flawless results. What else you need to know: Beautyblender Pro features an open cell structure that fills with small amounts of water when wet. This allows the sponge to be “full” so that the makeup product sits on top of the sponge rather than being absorbed, allowing you to use less product every time. When wet, beautyblender doubles in size and becomes even softer, returning to its original size when it air dries. Handcrafted in the USA.
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Questions & Answers for beautyblender beautyblender&reg pro

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Secret to Cleaning?
Is there a secret to cleaning this sponge easily? I mean, I refuse to but a $15 cleanser just for the sponge. Is that the way to go?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
charlie11
(San Juan, PR)
on beautyblender&reg pro
6 answers
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answer 1
I also was repulsed by the $15 cleanser and refused to buy it. I use baby shampoo and warm/hot water to clean my beauty blender after each use. I've had my beauty blender for about 2 months now and use it every day and have had not problems with it. Also, I "nuke" it in the microwave for 15-30 seconds once a week to kill the bacteria.
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 2
I had mine for about a month now and I just a bar of soap (a gentle one, not one that will rip it off) and clean it after every use.
answered 1 year ago
Keishla7
(Moca, PR)
answer 3
You say you don't want to spend $15 on their cleanser, but I bet you didn't want to spend $20 on a sponge either. That's how I felt, but I love them both! After seeing all the fabulous reviews, I bought their bar cleanser. I have never had any makeup applicator cleanser clean better or quicker. That bar is unbelievable. It cleaned some of my brushes I had almost thrown away b/c i thought they were beyond help! And it gets my beauty blender back to the way it was when I bought it.
answered 1 year ago
lrcsmurf
(Leesville, LA)
answer 4
Daily, I just use cold/warm water and a bit of mild bar soap, squeezing out the makeup. I'm not sure if this is recommended, but it works for me. I'll use the cleaner periodically.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
realfran
(Bay Area, CA)
answer 5
Anti bacterial hand soap. I had the same mentality about the blender cleanser. You need to rub it under water with the soap in a gentle massaging motion but it works just as well.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
eightbitbitty
(Canada)
answer 6
I use a plain bar of soap. Soak your beauty blender under warm to hot water and then lather it up with the bar of soap and continually squeeze the beauty blender, you will see all the makeup come out!! Keep squeezing under warm water and within two minutes you have a brand new beauty blender :)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
xokimberly
(Canada)
Question
Black vs. Pink BB?
What is the difference between the black and pink beauty blenders? is it just the color?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
layali
(Chicago, IL)
on beautyblender&reg pro
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Apparently the only difference is that black is the universal beauty color of the world which is why the pro is black, also it does not show stains as much as the pink so it is more preferential to professionals because of that. Hence the "pro"
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 2
Yup! Just the colour!
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
fossileyes
(Leiden, NL)
answer 3
just the color
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
lilu1982
(houston, tx)
answer 4
Yep, just the colors :).
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 5
It's just the color as far as I can tell and I have them both. The pink may be a trifle larger, but it may also just be larger because I've had it longer and it doesn't shrink all the way back anymore.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
jeankn
(Mandeville, LA)
answer 6
The only difference is the color.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Will I notice a difference in the way my makeup looks?
I am currently using my hands to apply my foundation, will I notice a difference in the way it looks when using the Beauty Blender?
asked 7 months ago
makeupbylove24
(NY)
on beautyblender&reg pro
5 answers
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answer 1
yes you you shouldn't use your hand, they are way to rough for your skin the beauty blender is way better and it will work better than your hand ;)
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Mariboo28
(San Antonio, TX)
answer 2
Absolutely, the beauty blender gives a nice air brushed look, I was a die hard hand foundation applier until I started using the beauty blender. It gives a smoother look and really blends the make up into the skin with minimal effort.
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 3
Yes! I used my hands to apply my BB cream before purchasing this and after much debate, finally decided to buy one. It works like magic. It's really easy to blend and build and the foundation applies flawlessly. I'm still using the same BB cream and foundation but they feel like different products now that i'm using the beauty blender--much more coverage and feels so much better on my skin.
answered 7 months ago
mminjk
(Cypress, CA)
answer 4
I have noticed a change adds to my foundation application, I have very dry skin, even applying products to help, the beauty blender adds to my foundation it prevents any of my foundations from magnifying my dry patches.
answered 7 months ago
Cbratton
(Riverside, Ca)
answer 5
Definitely! Makeup will look smoother and more natural.
answered 7 months ago
Inventress
(Toronto, ON)
Question
Difference in product
What is the difference from the pink beauty blenders and the pro double blenders?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
Anonymous
(Calgary, AB)
on beautyblender&reg pro
5 answers
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answer 1
Apparently the only difference is that black is the universal beauty color of the world which is why the pro is black, also it does not show stains as much as the pink so it is more preferential to professionals because of that. Hence the "pro"
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 2
They're the same, just the colour is different. I find the black doesn't look as stained with foundation as the pink, but it's the same material. :)
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
fossileyes
(Leiden, NL)
answer 3
In my opinion the pink one is much more durable than the black one. I used the pink one consistently for about 6 months and i had the black one for about a month and a half and its falling apart.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
Jargi
(Edmonton, AB, Canada)
answer 4
I have used the pink one for about 5 years. Awesome product. Great for all kinds of needs. Wet, dry, sheer, thicker. Amazing. I then tried the white one and thought it was a bit better, lighter, smoother finish. When the black one came out, I was sold. It has a better more defined finish , it is easier to clean, it is a superioir product. I have even tried before the knck offs beauty stores are selling around, waste of money. Stick with Beauty Blender. Buy the black one . I wish back in the day I had the opportunity to start with the black one. So much better.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
fitnessmodel
(Miami.FL)
answer 5
The only difference is the color. Absolutely the same otherwise
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
jeankn
(Mandeville, LA)
Question
When I used this for the first time today, there were small sponge speckles all over my face. Is it because I didn't wash it thoroughly?
I didn't experience this with the pink BB. Is this normal or did I get a defective BB?
asked 6 months ago
MissLucia
on beautyblender&reg pro
4 answers
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answer 1
I've never ever experienced this and I have owned over 10 of these. Return it for a new one and see.
answered 4 months ago
GiselleGN7
(New York)
answer 2
So I washed the sponge super throughly twice and ceased to have this problem. However, next time I will probably get the pink ones since they seem to be of better quality.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
MissLucia
answer 3
I've only used this once and had the same problem. My makeup looked immaculate until I had to pick off the black flecks on my nose left by the sponge. Should I take it back? How can you avoid this?
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
glamshine25
(Toronto, ON)
answer 4
Maybe it wasn't wet enough? I would try again, but if it still doesn't work properly I would return it to your sephora and get another one.
answered 6 months ago
tragedie8
(high bridge, NJ)
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How often should I clean/replace?
I use the sponge at least once/day if not twice (morning and evening application). I am currently rinsing with soap every few days, however I'm not sure if that is enough? Is it sanitary, does bacteria grow in the sponge? How often should I toss and get a new one?
asked 1 year ago
amylynngrover
(Los Angeles)
on beautyblender&reg pro
4 answers
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answer 1
I wash mine after each use with baby shampoo and warm/hot water. I started doing this because I didn't like the look of makeup left on the sponge. Additionally, I "nuke" my beauty blender for 15-30 seconds once a week to kill "burn off" the bacteria. I've had mine for about 2 months now and have not had any problems with it yet.
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 2
To my understanding, you should not be twisting it while cleaning. Look up some videos on YouTube so you can get a better understanding~
answered 9 months ago
sh1ne
(Fairfield, CA)
answer 3
Every 3 or 4 months you have to change it. I don't know about the bacteria growing in it.
answered 10 months ago
CaritoRdguez
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 4
I bought the pot of Beauty Blender Cleaners, and what I personally do, is every time I finish my makeup, while my foundation is drying on my face, I swipe by BB through the cleanser, mush it around, and then run it under water while rubbing against my palm. Then it put it on its stand to dry while I finish my makeup. Takes 10 seconds and a very effective daily cleansing. Good luck! :)
answered 1 year ago
kristallovesdogs
(Michigan)
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Sponge cracking?
I purchased the double pack after reading many positive reviews including people saying they've used them for ages. I've had my sponges for two weeks, have only used one, and there's two cracks in the sponge!! I don't understand how, I followed the instructions for wetting, twisting, towel squeezing it and dab then blend when applying the foundation. I haven't attempted to clean it with anything, so it wouldn't be a harsh product eating away at it. I'm so confused and ready to return the set to the store. Any ideas??
asked 10 months ago
discordkitty
(Ontario, Canada)
on beautyblender&reg pro
4 answers
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answer 1
I would not twist the sponge, I just squeeze it with my hands, I typically don't even squeeze it out with a towel because I like when there's a little extra moisture. I think the twisting is what may have caused the tearing
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 2
Just squeeze only!
answered 10 months ago
beeyes
(Mooresville, N.C.)
answer 3
Make sure to use the solid cleaning formula designed to go with it. Sephora sells it for $16. Sounds like it needs to be cleaned. I've had mine for three weeks and it looks/feels great.
answered 10 months ago
kalichik
(Austin)
answer 4
Sounds like its the twisting it is still a sponge, so maybe switching to just squeezing in your hands with a paper towel.
answered 10 months ago
Cbratton
(Riverside, Ca)
Question
Can I clean my BB with a gentle makeup brush cleanser?
Instead of using the cleanser that's made for the beauty blender, can I clean it with my gentle makeup brush cleanser?
asked 7 months ago
Jaimeroo
(Draper, UT)
on beautyblender&reg pro
4 answers
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answer 1
I clean my beauty blender after every use with baby shampoo, and it works like a charm. It removes the make up stains and once a week I put it in the microwave for 15-30 seconds to "burn off" the bacteria. I'd say that these two things really keep my beauty blender clean and disinfected.
answered 6 months ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 2
Yep, I even use shampoo when I'm desperate lol!
answered 7 months ago
cdn1
answer 3
I use blush cleanser & dish soap :)
answered 7 months ago
efugas
(Nova Scotia, CANADA)
answer 4
I clean mine with Sephora's Makeup Brush Shampoo and it works well enough. I don't see any damage to my Beautyblender.
answered 7 months ago
Inventress
(Toronto, ON)
Question
Where is this made?
Where is this made?
asked 1 year ago
ninjamommy
(Vancouver, BC CANADA)
on beautyblender&reg pro
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
In the United States of America.
answered 7 months ago
Inventress
(Toronto, ON)
answer 2
BeautyBlender has not provided us with this information. Please reach out to them directly to inquire about the origin of this product :).
answered 1 year ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Does Sephora only sell the black beauty blender online?
The closest Sephora stores near me don't sell the black one in store and when I asked if it's only online they don't even know.
asked 3 months ago
She9526
on beautyblender&reg pro
2 answers
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answer 1
This is not an online only item. Please use the "Find in Store" option to locate this product in your area!
answered 3 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 2
I believe I've seen the pink/orange ones online as well. They have them in the store (even a limited inventory store), and have other smaller ones as well.
answered 3 months ago
pitch
(Panhandle, Florida)
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