Foundation sponges are a popular choice for creating a smooth, even surface for foundation application. They are also used to blend out the edges of foundation where it meets the skin. Here are some great options for soft sponges available today.
I’m really happy with this Sephora angled blending sponge! I typically only use blending sponges from Beautyblender, but this is on par with that. ...I loved this sponge. It was so soft and it helped blend my foundation well. ...Great blending sponge for a better price!
What it is: An angled, latex-free sponge, made with 60 percent plant-based material, that’s ideal for targeted coverage and setting your makeup.
Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This sponge’s angled edge works best for targeted coverage (like under-eye blending) and for setting with powder. Best used wet with liquid, cream, or powder formulas, it is latex-free and 60 percent plant-based. It also comes in a recyclable, ventilated base that doubles as a drying stand.
I hate to say this but I think this is better than a beauty blender. It’s soft and expands. Which I love because I feel like soft sponges blend foundation that the firm ones. ...Good sponge...A super soft blender when you get it wet. The shape is pretty standard and similar to other sponges I've used before.
What it is: An edgeless, hourglass-shaped makeup sponge made with 60 percent plant-based material—perfect for all-over application and blending.
Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This sponge has a classic hourglass shape with a wide base (to blend larger areas of your face) and a tapered tip to contour around your nose or under your eyes. Best used wet with liquid, cream, or powder formulas, it is latex-free and 60 percent plant-based. It also comes in a recyclable, ventilated base that doubles as a drying stand.
I’m crazy about this sponge...This little sponge is great and very soft on your skin. I’m totally crazy about it. ...Best Sponges Ever...I really love beautyblender products and I use my regular beauty blender sponge and my micro mini sponge every day! I don't really wear cream blushes and don't like to get my powder products wet, so honestly, I've been using my beauty.blusher cheeky for foundation - it works just as well as my regular beauty blender.
What it is: A super soft, exclusive, latex-free foam applicator that’s perfectly sized for the apple of your cheek—applies blush or highlighter in one swift bounce.
What it does: No clown cheeks here. This medium-size Beautyblender is designed to deliver and seamlessly blend the perfect amount of color. From cream blushes to holographic powders, Beautyblusher helps you achieve everything from a naturally sheer finish to a powerfully pigmented look to finish off your flawless complexion.
Pro Tip: Use on highpoints of the face and collar bone to apply cream or powder highlighter.
I love this beauty blender! It smooths and evens out the foundation just right! I will definitely be recommending this blender to people!...This cute little number has such a great surface and shape that your makeup will go on smooth and even. I was skeptical because I really dislike how make-up sponges just seem to soak up foundation and smear it.
What it is:
A top-selling makeup sponge, the super-soft, exclusive, latex-free foam quickly blends makeup for an easy application and flawless, skin-like finish.
What it does:
The unique shape and exclusive material available only with Beautyblender® ensures impeccable, streak-free application with minimum product waste. Use it with foundations, powders, and any other complexion product. Now, the award-winning makeup sponge is available in a fun, limited-edition canisterfit for any beauty queen.
Great sponge....Super soft and makes applying makeup very smooth and easy. ...I love that this sponge is bigger than the normal sponges that I use.
What it is: A plant-based and latex-free body makeup sponge for all-over application of highlighters, bronzers, and body makeup.
What Else You Need to Know: The large, classic hourglass shape is ideal for all-over coverage and quick application. It’s made with 60 percent plant-based material and latex-free.
Perfect sponge set!...I love that it includes an angled and round sponge for different uses, and how soft and light it feels on my skin vs using a brush. ...The sponges are soft, blend foundation flawlessly, and make it easy to reach every contour of my face.
What it is: A set of four latex-free blending sponges with flat and round shapes for multiple uses.
Ingredient Callouts: These products are vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: The round sponges in this set are perfect for all-over makeup application, while the teardrop sponges are ideal for detailed application. Best used wet with liquid, cream, or powder formulas, these sponges are latex-free and 60 percent plant-based. They also come in a recyclable, ventilated base that doubles as a drying stand.
This Set Contains:
- 2 x Rounded Blending Sponges (54mm)
- 2 x Teardrop Blending Sponges (67mm L x 46mm W)
Its very dense and for my personal taste its too dense and not soft enough. real technique sponges are better and cheaper....Great sponge! I’ve tried sooo many makeup sponges and this probably the best one; even better than the OG Beauty Blender.
What it is: A latex-free makeup sponge perfect for applying liquid and powder formulations.
What Else You Need to Know: The chiseled edge delivers the ultimate control for contouring, highlighting, and baking. Just add water and give it a good squeeze, then pair it with your favorite makeup and blend the rules.
I like the flat edge side of the sponge but the blending was not as smooth as other similar sponges...Soooo soft!...So if you like a more 'firm' beauty sponge, this may not be the one for you, but if you like your beauty sponges small and super soft, I think you'll really like this.
What it is:
A three-sided makeup sponge designed without latexperfect for applying and blending all formulas.
What it does:
Know how to play all your angles. This plush, three-sided makeup sponge takes blending to the next level with triple-threat precision. Use the slanted edge for controlled stippling, the mini-moon edge for targeted coverage (perfect for the under eyes), and the rounded end for all-over buffing. No matter the formulaliquid, cream, or powderthe Precision Makeup Sponge lets you customize your coverage as it delivers fast, easy, seamless results every time.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
Soft. Smooth finish. Doesn’t absorb all the make up. ...Soft & Smooth...I have not had a smoother and softer sponge product, that blends so easily, leaving my skin looking flawless and fabulous.
What it is: An innovative sponge with a 60 percent plant-based composition and one-of-a-kind bounce to effortlessly blend your makeup for a natural-looking finish.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: From the category creator, Biopure Sustainable Green Makeup Sponge is composed of a breakthrough, renewable plant base and employs an even more sustainable production process.
Inspirational sponge...Same great BeautyBlender sponge quality I know and love. Would love to see them put more positive messages like this one on their sponges. ...I prefer the texture of the Morphe sponges, flawless application every time. This one is too expensive to be just "okay".
What it is: A bestselling makeup sponge, made with super-soft, latex-free foam that blends makeup for an easy application and flawless-looking finish, now in a dreamy periwinkle.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: In 2002, Rea Ann Silva created the Beautyblender. Her revolutionary product paired with hustle has made the Beautyblender iconic. This limited-edition sponge is Beautyblender’s nod to the power of following your own dreams.