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Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush

Tarte

The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush

Item #: 2241952

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A revolutionary foundation brush that is not only supremely soft, versatile and durable for use, but also made of sustainably harvested bamboo.

This foundation brush flawlessly blends and buffs makeup for a perfectly airbrushed effect. Vegan friendly.
Dispense a quarter-size amount of foundation to the back of your hand. Pick up a small amount using the Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush and brush onto your skin, starting at the center of your face and blending out. Achieve a flawless, even complexion by soft circular buffing sweeps.

To clean brush: Run the bristles of the makeup brush under warm running water, avoiding the handle. Apply a small amount of shampoo to bristles and work into a light lather. Rinse bristles thoroughly under running water and continue rinsing until water runs clear. Gently squeeze excess water out of bristles and place on a level surface to air-dry before next use. Clean brush as often as needed.

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TarteThe Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush
 
4.7

(based on 344 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (109)
  • Blends well (99)
  • Easy to use (98)
  • Functional (76)
  • Great design (76)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (17)
  • Wastes make up (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • Uneven application (4)
  • Causes streaks (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (104)
  • Full coverage (77)
  • Liquid (61)
  • Going out (47)
  • Light to medium coverage (47)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (112), Budget shopper (65), Classic style (54), Natural style (43), Trendy style (13)

Reviewed by 344 customers

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5.0

Love it

By Becky

from Missouri

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • Easy To Clean
  • High Quality
  • Soft
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Liquid
    • Powder

    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

     
    5.0

    Buying this brush again

    By MrsCarey

    from Phoenix Az

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • Easy To Clean
    • High Quality
    • Smooth Finish
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid

      Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

      Applies foundation very smoothly

       
      5.0

      My oldest and most beloved brush

      By mr115393

      from KCMO

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • Soft
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

        I cannot comment on how well this works with liquid or cream makeup. I use it to apply powder products, blend and buff, and brush off fallout. And, for that, it is my favorite brush. It's so soft and sturdy and applies powder products evenly.

         
        5.0

        Great brush! Love it

        By Sonny

        from Saint Cloud MN

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • Easy To Clean
        • High Quality
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Liquid

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          Great brush for applications

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Priyal

          from Michigan

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid

            Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

            Such a great brush! I've been using beauty blenders/other beauty sponges until now, and I cannot believe what I've been missing out on! This brush is huge - it applies my foundation in seconds. On top of that, the bristles are extremely soft and spread foundation so smoothly, and streak free. This is great for days when I'm too lazy to go through the effort of blending out of my foundation with a sponge. Highly recommend!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Made a believer out of me

            By Kelsie

            from San Leandro, CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Cruelty-Free
            • Easy To Clean
            • High Quality
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

              I am not a brush person when it comes to liquid foundations, and am pretty attached to my beauty blender. But I bought this during a sale because I'd heard great things.

              It's AMAZING.

              I have used nothing else for the last two weeks to put on my foundation and it makes my face look so good.
              I've tried it with several different foundations and it always gives a flawless finish.
              It's also easy to clean, which is always a big hassle with make up brushes. Not a problem here.

               
              5.0

              Better than a BeautyBlender

              By Pam

              from Minneapolis, MN

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Cruelty-Free
              • High Quality
              • Smooth Finish
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Liquid

                Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                Leaves an airbrush finish and doesn't absorb product! Works great for people with oily skin which whom the Beauty blender isn't recommended for.

                 
                5.0

                So soft!

                By Nissa L.

                from Missoula, MT

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Easy To Clean
                • High Quality
                • Smooth Finish
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Wastes Make Up

                Best Uses

                • Liquid

                Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                Love how it blends the Tarte foundation. This brush is awesome.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Bristles fall out after a while

                By joyid

                from Lake Worth FL

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Liquid

                    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                    The best brush I've ever had for blending foundation, but I've bought 2 of them in the last 2 years because the bristles eventually fall out and stick to my face. Just had another start doing this so I decided to write a review on it,

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    My favorite foundation brush!

                    By Brandi

                    from Phoenix, AZ

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Applies Evenly
                    • High Quality
                    • Smooth Finish
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Liquid

                      Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                      I use this product with the amazonian liquid foundation and it blends to a perfect airbrush finish.

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                      18 Questions | 18 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        I'm absolutely in love with Tarte's BB Tinted Moisturizer! I use it as my every day foundation. Will this brush work with the BB tinted moisturizer?
                        Asked on 5/11/2017 by Kayla from Huntington, WV

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes for sure! It works great on cream or liquid formulas.

                          Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this brush with the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea water foundation? I was wondering this since it's a watery fluid. Or should I just get the brush that comes with the foundation?
                        Asked on 4/18/2017 by Madelyn from Louisiana, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This brush works great across liquid foundation formulas!

                          Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this work well for application of liquid foundation? I've been having trouble finding a good brush.
                        Asked on 1/18/2017 by Emily from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this is our best-selling brush and is made for liquid foundation formulas.

                          Answered on 2/17/2017 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Does this brush help create a higher level of coverage? If not, does it, with liquid foundation, help press the product better allowing for a smoother application and finish? Thanks!
                        Asked on 11/14/2016 by Meghan

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Its great for blending and building your perfect level of coverage. This is one of our best-selling products - you're going to love it!

                          Answered on 12/5/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Will this brush work for bronzer application?
                        Asked on 11/8/2016 by Operadiva from Melbourne, Florida

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Is this brush good for tarte's BB tinted primer SPF 30?
                        If this brush is not good for this product then what other brush is good for tarte's BB tinted primer SPF 30?
                        Asked on 9/24/2016 by RagePuppy from Providence, RI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This brush is great for liquid formulas, including our BB tinted treatment primer!

                          Answered on 9/27/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Where is the bamboo from?
                        Asked on 9/8/2016 by RagePuppy from Providence, RI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          China

                          Answered on 9/19/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Has anyone tried using this with make up forever hd liquid foundation or Mac studio fix? Did you like the results?
                        Asked on 6/26/2016 by Samantha from Jacksonville, FL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This brush is great across liquid foundation formulas and is ideal for applying tarte's Amazonian clay full coverage foundation SPF 15. Enjoy!

                          Answered on 6/27/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference, if any, between this brush and Tarte's Airbuki brush?
                        Asked on 6/22/2016 by Jai from Georgia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This brush features cruelty free, ultra-plush bristles ideal for applying liquid foundation formulas like our Amazonian clay full coverage foundation SPF 15. The airbuki brush features more dense & compact, cruelty free bristles that are great for buffing on weightless powder foundations. The airbuki brush was also designed to fit perfectly in the applicator of our Amazonian clay full coverage airbrush foundation.

                          Answered on 6/22/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Will this work with the new hybrid gel foundation? I own this brush and love it and don't really want to buy a new one if I don't have to
                        Asked on 5/15/2016 by Danielle from Nj

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this brush is amazing for a range of creamy complexion formulas and will apply our new empowered hybrid foundation flawlessly!

                          Answered on 5/17/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
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