Know the difference between a silicon sponge and a sponge beauty blender

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  • Monday, February 12, 2018
Know the difference between a silicon sponge and a sponge beauty blender
Know the difference between a silicon sponge and a sponge beauty blender

The silicone beauty blender (silicone sponge) is an important and revolutionary beauty tool. Made from silicone and coated with polyurethane, it is ultra-flexible and non-porous. Its egg shape helps you applying foundations, concealers and creamy blushers in a smooth way by gliding easily over the face.

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What about getting to know more about the features of the silicone beauty blender (silicone sponge) and how it differs from a sponge beauty blender.

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- A silicone sponge consumes a fewer amount of cosmetics compared to a sponge beauty blender. The sponge material has pores that absorb makeup which means a bigger consumption of cosmetics, while silicone is non-porous.

- A silicone sponge is easier to clean; use soap and water to clean it then leave it to dry on a tissue, or you can clean it with a makeup removing wipe. A sponge beauty blender takes more time and effort to be cleaned from makeup residues.

- One silicone sponge can be used to apply many kinds of cosmetics due to its easy cleaning; this feature does not apply to a sponge beauty blender.

- A silicone beauty blender is less exposed to bacteria formation; it is easily cleaned and makeup doesn’t stick to it.  

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- A silicone sponge lasts longer compared to a sponge beauty blender. It should be replaced once it starts falling apart due to external factors.

- To maintain it, it must be washed and cleaned after each use, and kept away from sharp tools such as scissors and tweezers. In addition it should not be directly exposed to sun. 

- When comparing a sponge beauty blender with a silicone one, we find that the first one distributes and blends makeup in a better way with no demarcation lines on the skin

After getting acquainted with features of a silicone sponge and knowing how it differs from a sponge beauty blender, you can choose the one that is more suitable for you.

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