Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Battle of the beauty blenders - The Original Beauty Blender

This one was my very first blender, so it seemed like a good place to start.

First impressions
I don't really understand the price. It's the most expensive at £16! Yep, you heard me £16. A bit much for a little sponge right?

Generally, it did do a really good job of blending it all in smooth and streak free, unlike using a brush where you have to be careful with streaks. At first using a sponge is a little odd but wet it!! It makes the dapping a lot easier/better and then you won't lose product in the sponge. The Original Beauty Blender does go nice and squidgy when wet which is great for dabbing. For me did the job and I was impressed, not amazed but impressed because I wasn't expecting much in the first place.

My overall rating for this blender would be 7/10. I still use it, not as much but because it's a bit smaller, I use the pointy end for my concealer.

I wouldn't rush to the shops for this one and personally at this price I wouldn't buy it. (luckily mine was from a Birchbox) The price just doesn't justify it for me. It's good, but it's not £16 good.

Have you tried it? What did you think?


The other blender reviews will be up in the new few weeks so stay tuned for the low and middle end blenders next! I'll be posting them all here so keep your eyes peeled!

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  1. Never been a fan of these beauty blenders. I prefer to use a brush

    1. I wasn't at first until I sussed the whole wetting them thing. The brushes I always end up seeing lines where the brush was :( x

  2. Wow £16 is pretty steep when there are others that are good for less but nice to hear you still use it. I don't actually use one as I also prefer a brush but good to read about it

    Laura x

    1. I know right! £16 for a little sponge. It's good but not £16 good. x


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