Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge


























Just under a year go, I did a post on the Cosmopolitan Blend Perfection Sponge which you can read here. I had initially bought it as a dupe for the ever raved about Beauty Blender after I scrolled though endless swooning reviews from fellow bloggers. That being said, I am now on to my second sponge (due to wear and tear), and it still remains the only piece of beauty kit that I will reach for to apply my foundation and/or concealer. I am overwhelmed with the flawless coverage that make-up sponges produce, and can safely say that I won't be venturing near brush tools for quite sometime.

Since I am endlessly declaring my love for beauty sponges, I thought it was only natural to have a browse online at other competing alternatives, and stumbled upon the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge £5.99. I am a big fan of the Pixiwoo sisters, and already a lover of their brush line in terms of powder, blush and contour, which have featured many times here on Beauty Toolkit! 

This particular sponge is different in a variety of ways; it doesn't need to be damp before application, it has three distinct surfaces that give three different ways to apply foundation/ concealer and a flat edge to allow for contouring around the eyes and nose. Simply use a stippling motion with liquid foundation to create a smooth, enhanced and flawless finish. 

The only negative I have on this tool, is that I found it to soak up a little excess product on first use (in comparison with my previous Cosmopolitan Sponge). I adore the three surfaces, as each can be used differently to cover certain areas of your face - I especially love the pointed end to apply concealer into the corners of my eyes where I am prone to redness. 

Have you tried the Real Techniques Complexion Sponge? Do you have any recommendations on other beauty sponges?

6 comments:

  1. I bought this sponge this week too and I'm in love with it! I hated using make up brushes but the sponge just gives a flawless finish! x x

    www.beyondthevelvet.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. I have this one and quite enjoy it, I wish the shape was a big more like the original beauty blender though
    Stefanie | Casualllyawkward | Bloglovin

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  3. I've heard that sponges do wonders when it comes to applying foundation. I used to have one and I loved the finish!!

    Fabi | www.agirlandherstripes.com

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  4. I would love to try this :) I love your blog and I have followed you with Bloglovin. If you ever get a chance to check out my blog I would be delighted, thanks!

    Camille xo

    www.cococami.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. I am absolutely addicted to blenders, I have no idea how on earth I used to apply my makeup before!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  6. Ive been after trying this for so long but dont want it to take over my other favourite brushes - sad I know!

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