Real Technique beauty blenders have been my number ones ever since beauty blenders became a ‘thing’. I still love their brushes as well as their beauty blenders. They’ve been my trusty brand since I ever really got into make up and beauty.
The Real Technique sponges are fab because they aren’t too pricey, but because you can also pick these beauties up in Tkmaxx and I normally pick up the ones that come in twos, because they’re priced around £7. Under ten pounds for two beauty blenders, is a total win win situation. They are so light weight and feel amazing against your skin, they pick up enough product for applying foundation/concealer. I can always create an effortless look using these beauty blenders, they blend so well and I mean really well. Not only that, they are also so easy and quick to clean. With these, I like to apply baby shampoo, and to run under a little warm water and rub against my knuckles. (IT WORKS!) You see all the product coming out in the running water, and within a few minutes it’s totally brand new. I never feel like I have to wash these every week either, I do this every two to three weeks where I don’t apply make up every day of the week.
Eco Tools come as the perfecting blender duo. Are they as perfect as they say? I actually am swaying towards them you know. I would never replace RT beauty blenders, but they are a good competition. What I like a little more about these is their straight edges, as well as them being rounded. You have the larger beauty blender to apply and build up your base make up, as well as the smaller beauty blender for more detail and precise application. Like any beauty blender when applying make up, you always wet them for streak-free make up and for more of a dewy look. However, when wetting the EcoTools beauty blenders, I feel like it soaks too much of the water up even after squeezing them. They go a little more dense than the RT beauty blenders. However, it creates the same outcome – maybe a little longer in time. However, I’m not a quick ‘get ready’ person, I’ve always got to give myself plenty of time so this doesn’t bother me. For washing the Eco Tools beauty blenders, it was a bit of a slow process, however I near enough got there in the end. There was a small amount not wanting to budge, like every time I just add a little baby shampoo and rub the beauty blenders against my knuckles. Although they were’t squeaky clean and looking brand new again, like us all washing brushes and beauty blenders can be a slow process – so next time I won’t give up until they’re looking new.