Hey guys! How’s it going? Have a good weekend?
Today I’m doing a review of the Total Perfecting Blender sponge from EcoTools. Do we have another dupe for the Beauty Blender?
Keep on reading to find out!
Ok so several brands came out with blending sponges this year, including EcoTools. Pretty much everyone knows how good the original Beauty Blender is, but yeah it’s expensive. So more affordable options are always a good thing.
I have a few brushes from EcoTools and they’re actually pretty decent. Soft bristles and they do a good job applying and blending makeup. All their products are made from recycled materials, vegan and are cruelty-free. This year is also EcoTools’ 10th anniversary.
Anyhow, this little sponge…
Well, it’s green (obviously) and according to the EcoTools site, it’s latex-free. The shape is a little different than other sponges I’ve used in the past. It has the rounded bottom of a Beauty Blender, but at the top it’s cut into a couple different sized wedges, one bigger than the other. They say you can use the sponge wet or dry. I prefer using these kinds of sponges wet.
When dry, the sponge is soft and has a little bit of give. But once wet and wrung out, it expands like most other sponges do and it gets much softer and has more give. It doesn’t feel exactly like a Beauty Blender but it’s pretty close, all things considered.
I’ve used this sponge with several different foundations and from what I can tell, it doesn’t seem to soak up too much product, which is always good. It applies and blends out foundation pretty dang good actually and gives a nice, flawless finish. The wedge sides are good for blending out under eye concealer as the edge fits in that area pretty well.
And how does it wash up? Pretty well! I’ve used mine several times now and it washes up just fine after each use (I also wear rubber dish gloves and am super careful/gentle when washing my sponges and brushes to help keep them from ripping/falling apart). I like it comes with a little stand you can rest it on to dry/when not in use.
Overall? I definitely like this sponge and recommend checking it out. It’s not an exact dupe of the Beauty Blender, but it comes pretty close as far as I’m concerned. It retails for $5.99, which is super affordable. I got mine when Ulta had it on sale I believe 40% off, but right now, Ulta has EcoTools BOGO 50% off. You can also find this sponge at Target, Walgreens, and Walmart.
Ok that should do it for today! Have you tried this sponge? If you have, do you like it?
As always, thank you all so much for reading and I’ll see you again soon in my next post!