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What is the point of this? And extra nine dollars (apparently with a $19 value) just for a piece of plastic?!
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Do you need to wet the micro mini like the original bb?
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How many pairs come in the box?
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Is it worth it? Or should I buy a regular concealer brush?
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I bought the BB on April 2nd, I've used it almost every day, and the sponge already has several tears. Is that normal for this product?
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do I have to wash this often?
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Are these sponges the same thickness and material of the 2 pack lip service sponges?
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What is the point of this? And extra nine dollars (apparently with a $19 value) just for a piece of plastic?!
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How is it similar/different than the original beauty blender?


beautyblender beautyblender® pro

What it is: An edgeless, non-disposable, high-definition cosmetic sponge applicator made especially for professionals. What it does: Beautyblender® 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® pro

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 2 years, 1 month ago
makeupbylove24
(NY)
on beautyblender® pro
10 answers
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answer 1
Absolutely!! Here's a good tip, when you finish applying your make-up blush, eyes etc.. Take the BB damp with whatever liquid you use and tap it all over your face to melt the make-up even more into your skin. This helps me when I have gone overboard on powder...Hehe LOL
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
MedSchoolBeauty
(Houston, TX)
answer 2
OMG, the BB makes your makeup look so natural, fresh and it blends like a dream. You will definitely see a difference.
answered 2 months ago
AspenW
answer 3
200%! The beauty blender will give a more dewy finish, with no streaks of obvious lines from face to neck (provided you blend down your neck) the way your hands can. Also great for cream blush/bronzers.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
tmchugh90
answer 4
Not only will you use up LESS foundation and even though your hands seem "handy". This product honestly turns your foundation into an air brushed flawless look!!!

Go to Saphora, have a free mini makeover, ask about the sponge, have her show you how to use it and you'll be hooked.

Easy and effortless to use product with absolute AMAZING results! Bought the sponge Pro & Now use 1/2 the foundation The sponge (I bought the pro) sells at a VERY reasonable price and now have a priceless look! n
I've had MANY complements ranging from how porcelain and incredible my face looks up to had I Dermabrasion? Awesome product, once demonstrated you'll be hooked!!!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
suzielynne
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 5
BB, airbrush and hands are best for foundation applying. If you like what you see when using your fingers - why you need a BB?)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
BeautyFreedom
(Toronto)
answer 6
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 1 year, 11 months ago
Mariboo28
(San Antonio, TX)
answer 7
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 2 years ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 8
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 2 years, 1 month ago
mminjk
(Cypress, CA)
answer 9
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 2 years, 1 month ago
Cbratton
(Riverside, Ca)
answer 10
Definitely! Makeup will look smoother and more natural.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Inventress
(Toronto, ON)
Question
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 2 years, 11 months ago
charlie11
(San Juan, PR)
on beautyblender® pro
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
I usually use the original Johnson's baby shampoo (the yellow one) and some warm water. Just make sure you wash all the product and the soap away, and they'll be brand new again!
answered 6 days ago
carolbovi
(Canada)
answer 2
Baby shampoo! Very affordable and more gentle.
answered 9 months ago
56lexis
answer 3
I use Philosophy facial cleanser to clean my Beauty Blender and it works wonders.
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answered 10 months ago
triciamoniq
answer 4
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 2 years ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 5
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 2 years, 6 months ago
Keishla7
(Moca, PR)
answer 6
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 2 years, 6 months ago
lrcsmurf
(Leesville, LA)
answer 7
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 2 years, 9 months ago
realfran
(Bay Area, CA)
answer 8
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 2 years, 10 months ago
eightbitbitty
(Canada)
answer 9
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 2 years, 11 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 2 years, 10 months ago
layali
(Chicago, IL)
on beautyblender® pro
8 answers
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answer 1
The shapes are slightly different. The pink one has more of a pointed end, and the black one has more of a rounded one. Honestly, I think maybe it's labeled as "pro" just for the color? Like they meant the black looked better in a professional setting than a pink one?
answered 1 week, 6 days ago
TTA922
(Binghamton, NY)
answer 2
I think that it's just so that professionals look more professional with a "clean" BB hence the word "pro"
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
matteaasettino
answer 3
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 2 years ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 4
Yup! Just the colour!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
fossileyes
(Leiden, NL)
answer 5
just the color
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
lilu1982
(houston, tx)
answer 6
Yep, just the colors :).
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 7
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 2 years, 10 months ago
jeankn
(Mandeville, LA)
answer 8
The only difference is the color.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Does the pro bb come as a set of 2 or just one?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
antoinetterk
on beautyblender® pro
8 answers
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answer 1
I only got one in mine.
answered 1 week, 6 days ago
TTA922
(Binghamton, NY)
answer 2
Just one.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
BritCandyG
(So-Cal)
answer 3
The BB pro just comes with one.
answered 2 months ago
AspenW
answer 4
One.
answered 10 months ago
Gingernaute
answer 5
just the one sponge
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
Yiffy999
answer 6
I believe just one! At least that is how many came in my pack! Hope this helped!!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
Ave1234
answer 7
If the picture shows two, you get two.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
fossileyes
(Leiden, NL)
answer 8
For your convenience, the Pro Beautyblender is available in both a duo (Item #1540343 for $28.95) and a single (Item #1532134 for $19.95)
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
miabt
(San Francisco)
Question
Can I use this to contour with a cream product?
asked 9 months ago
lizperez0516
on beautyblender® pro
8 answers
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answer 1
Blends cream contour and highlight amazingly!
answered 6 days ago
carolbovi
(Canada)
answer 2
Yes! I use mine all the time to blend out my cream contour and find that it's easier to work with than my contour brushes! These beauty blenders soften the harsh lines of the contour but still keep the impressions of shadows in the face.
answered 1 month ago
15krizk
(middletown, pa)
answer 3
I dont see why not, it may just require more effort than with a liquid contour.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
calixxjulissa
(Mississauga, ON)
answer 4
Yes.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
H8Nicknames
(Ojai, Ca)
answer 5
I do! Works great.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
H8Nicknames
(Ojai, Ca)
answer 6
yeah! great to blend out cream contour
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
donttry
answer 7
Yes
answered 9 months ago
Anonymous
(Toronto, ON)
answer 8
Absolutely! This is all I use when it comes to a cream contour. Be sure to use patting motions and not smearing motions to bend. It will be beautiful!
answered 9 months ago
ambb29
(Columbus, OHIO)
Question
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 2 years, 4 months ago
discordkitty
(Ontario, Canada)
on beautyblender® pro
7 answers
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answer 1
I don't think you're supposed to twist it. I usually just squeeze mine with my hand to get the excess water out and that's sufficient. I would take it back to Sephora with a receipt (or call customer service) to get a new one.
answered 10 months ago
Gingernaute
answer 2
all i can say is that the first two i had, i was too 'rough' with (because i was used to putting that much pressure into using my regular sponges) and those degraded over about two months... however, with my new sponges, i've taken a gentler hand with them and haven't seen any cracking in 6 months.. seems silly for a sponge but perhaps they need handled with special care or the break apart quickly
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
Yiffy999
answer 3
It usually happens if you have a long nails.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
BeautyFreedom
(Toronto)
answer 4
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 2 years ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 5
Just squeeze only!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
beeyes
(Mooresville, N.C.)
answer 6
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 2 years, 4 months ago
kalichik
(Austin)
answer 7
Sounds like its the twisting it is still a sponge, so maybe switching to just squeezing in your hands with a paper towel.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
Cbratton
(Riverside, Ca)
Question
Black vs. White vs. Pink!
I own the pink BB and am looking to buy another due to a lot of dye seepage, tearing and staining. I am wondering if I should go for the black or white.
-Does the black dye seep out when cleaning?
-Does the white one stain badly?
-Which one is more durable?
-Easier to clean?
-Longevity?

Thanks ya'll :)
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(Dallas)
on beautyblender® pro
7 answers
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answer 1
I have only used my pink one once, because it didn't do the same job as the black one I felt. die has never seeped out of any of the ones i own. I prefer the black over the pink though. Its a bit stiffer which i like.
answered 2 months ago
emh996
(Windsor, ON)
answer 2
Black,black, black. The black one holds up better than all the rest. I have had the pink one before and that one just bleeds and stains like no tomorrow. The pinks never lasted me more than three months. Now, I've had my black bb for nearly a year and it looks like brand new. It can take a beating like no other.
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
kati00
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 3
black, easier to clean. i own a few colors and they seem to get discolored after some months but the black one looks good as new
answered 10 months ago
anacrystal
(queens, new york)
answer 4
I haven't used the white one, but I have the black one and no, the dye does not seep out. I've heard that's a problem with the pink and red ones only.
answered 10 months ago
Gingernaute
answer 5
I have washed my black one without any dye seeping out from it and the employee recommended it specifically because it does not stain as badly.
answered 11 months ago
lilyyyy
answer 6
Haven't had any problems with the dye. Even during cleaning.
answered 1 year ago
SummerDew
answer 7
I've tried both the pink and the black beauty blenders and I can say that the black one does NOT seep out black dye (or any dye at all) when cleaning.
answered 1 year ago
d2j8
(Richmond, VA)
Question
Does this come with Beauty Blender cleanser?
asked 9 months ago
AlexisLAntonio
on beautyblender® pro
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, you have to get the cleanser separate.
answered 1 week, 6 days ago
TTA922
(Binghamton, NY)
answer 2
No this one doesn't, for $28 CAD.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
rumriz
(Milton, ON)
answer 3
No it is just the BB pro by itself.
answered 2 months ago
AspenW
answer 4
No
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
H8Nicknames
(Ojai, Ca)
answer 5
unfortunately not
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
donttry
answer 6
no it does not, comes in a plastic oval box with top for air drying
answered 9 months ago
cathyyetman
(Boston MA)
answer 7
When I purchased mine I know it came alone without the cleanser. I believe the cleanser is sold separately unless it is clearly stated that it is a bundle. But buy the cleanser! It is beyond worth it and will prolong the use of your beauty blender. It's the only product that effectively cleans it and I've tried so, so many! Please take my word on it!
answered 9 months ago
ambb29
(Columbus, OHIO)
Question
Difference in product
What is the difference from the pink beauty blenders and the pro double blenders?
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
(Calgary, AB)
on beautyblender® pro
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
No difference:)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
BeautyFreedom
(Toronto)
answer 2
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 2 years ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 3
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 2 years, 7 months ago
fossileyes
(Leiden, NL)
answer 4
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 2 years, 8 months ago
Jargi
(Edmonton, AB, Canada)
answer 5
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 2 years, 8 months ago
fitnessmodel
(Miami.FL)
answer 6
The only difference is the color. Absolutely the same otherwise
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
jeankn
(Mandeville, LA)
Question
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 2 years, 6 months ago
amylynngrover
(Los Angeles)
on beautyblender® pro
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I usually get a new one every two months (I alternate between two beauty blenders)! Hope it helps!
answered 6 days ago
carolbovi
(Canada)
answer 2
You need to clean it after each use. Because you use it for liquid textures, bacterias reproduce much faster in sponge than in the dry texture brushes.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
BeautyFreedom
(Toronto)
answer 3
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 2 years ago
stephaniekiyomi
(Fresno, CA)
answer 4
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 2 years, 3 months ago
sh1ne
(Fairfield, CA)
answer 5
Every 3 or 4 months you have to change it. I don't know about the bacteria growing in it.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
CaritoRdguez
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 6
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 2 years, 6 months ago
kristallovesdogs
(Michigan)
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