What it is:A makeup sponge applicator.What it does:Beautyblender(R) is the first ergonomically designed non-disposable sponge applicator that allows you to flawlessly apply your makeup. It's designed to be cleaned with its partner blendercleanser(R) making it super eco-friendly. It comes with an instructional pamphlet so you can quickly master your application technique.Note: When wet, beautyblender doubles in size and becomes even softer, returning to its original size when it air dries. Its package can serve as a pedestal for drying it on your vanity. Not only is the smaller end the best applicator for concealer under the eyes and around the nose, but it's also ideal for achieving dramatic results with your eye shadow. Feel free to use the beautyblender with all types of makeup, including loose powder and mineral cosmetics.What else you need to know:Holiday beautyblender is the same great beautyblender dressed up in holiday dot packaging. This non-latex product is hypoallergenic and can last up to three to four months if cared for properly. Beautyblender is an Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner.