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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
 
4.8

(based on 274 reviews)

98%

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)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (104)
  • Full coverage (77)
  • Going out (47)
  • Light to medium coverage (47)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (37)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (78), Classic style (54), Budget shopper (44), Natural style (43), Trendy style (13)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (62), Medium (55), Deep (4)

Reviewed by 274 customers

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By Tessa wessa

from Corpus Christi tx

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Liquid

    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

    I use this brush to apply my foundation and it is amazing! It applies evenly and within a few seconds my face is flawless

     
    5.0

    Beautiful coverage!

    By AdroKay

    from Sparks, NV

    About Me Brand 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:

      Gorgeous finish for almost any liquid. Feels super soft on skin and doesn't leave foundation in creases.

       
      5.0

      Love

      By Studio

      from Alabama

      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:

        Love everything about it

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great brush!

        By Dee

        from Keller

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Liquid
          • Multi-Use
          • Powder

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          This brush blew me away! It is so soft,yet really dense. It blends like a dream and cuts down on my foundation application time!

           
          5.0

          Love love this brush

          By Karlee

          from College station, TX

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly

          Cons

          • Wastes Make Up

          Best Uses

          • Liquid

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          I use this for my foundation I love how it blends evenly into the skin

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Not like the older one

          By Sammie

          from Hazlet, NJ

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Absorbs liquids
          • Stains easily
          • Too Small
          • Wastes Make Up

          Best Uses

          • Liquid
          • Multi-Use
          • Powder
          • Travel

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          I love Tarte brushes, they're good quality and cruelty free plus they're good for a variety of products. I have an older version of this brush and I loved it so much. When I started working with clients I really wanted another one because I knew the quality was great and the way it buffs foundation is amazing. Unfortunately, its been years since the older one was released and what was available was this one that is denser. Still a great brush, very soft, synthetic hair, and it still buffed really well. Cleaning this brush? That's a whole other process. I've cleaned this brush multiple times with my cleaning palette, soaking it in soapy water. This stains so badly when you use liquid foundation its ridiculous. It just doesn't go away. Yes it's clean and there's no excess foundation but the foundation stain left behind makes the brush look dirty. I still love it and I still use this but the staining is bad.

           
          5.0

          My favorite foundation brush

          By rachel

          from Maryland

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          I love, love, love this brush I have been using this brush faithfully since I've gotten it!!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          be careful

          By brushastrophy

          from spirit lake Idaho

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          This brush works awesome for what it's supposed to do, but 62 days later mine completely fell apart.

           
          5.0

          ????

          By Desaray Gomez

          from Odessa Tx

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          I absolutely love this brush it has been by far my best makeup investment! ????

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Heck yes

          By NYXsucks

          from San Jose

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid

            Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

            It's a great brush. I've had it for almost a year, absolutely no shedding whatsoever. The brush hairs don't wear out, and the brush looks and feels brand new still.
            I have bad rosacea, and have a habit of putting on too much foundation sometimes. With this brush I only use one pump of foundation (Usually I use way more) it evenly applies on my face, providing just enough coverage and giving my face that airbrushed look.
            Comparing to a beauty blender, this is 10x easier and quicker to use. Comparing to a flat foundation brush, it's still easier and quicker to use.
            its the best.

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            • 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
            • Q:

              How dense is this brush and how soft?
              Asked on 3/20/2016 by Olivia from California

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This is our best-selling foundation brush and is super plush & fluffy. It features ultra-soft, synthetic bristles perfect for applying liquid foundation formulas.

                Answered on 3/23/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
            • Q:

              lately I've been using the amazon clay liquid foundation and also the the powder foundation (as a setting powder to get more coverage) and i was wondering if i could use this brush for the liquid then the powder right after. will it ruin or wear out the brush? would it still hold all the products? do i need to use two separate brushes?
              Asked on 3/1/2016 by brooke

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Thanks for reaching out, Brooke! The buffer applies our Amazonian clay full coverage liquid foundation like a dream & works great across other foundation formulas. However, we don't recommend applying both liquid & powder formulas with the same brush as it could cause uneven applications. For our Amazonian clay airbrush foundation, we recommend using it's custom airbuki powder foundation brush. Hope this helps!

                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod5560097

                Answered on 3/2/2016 by Brand Expert from tarte cosmetics
            • Q:

              If this brush is used with pressed powder foundation.. What kind of covarage will I get?
              Asked on 12/5/2015 by Maria from Minnesota

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                The level of coverage would depend on the formula of your product. Tarte Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush works wonderfully with all foundation formulas including liquid, loose powder, pressed powder, and cream!

                Answered on 12/9/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Do you recommend using this brush with a different type of foundation?
              Asked on 11/16/2015 by Emily from Syracuse, NY

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Tarte Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush works wonderfully with all foundation formulas including liquid, loose powder, pressed powder, and cream!

                Answered on 11/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
            • Q:

              Can you use this brush for blush or highlighter?
              Asked on 10/27/2015 by Sarah from Oklahoma

              1 answer

            • Q:

              How can I clean this brush??
              Asked on 3/11/2015 by Lee from Stuart, FL

              1 answer

            • Q:

              CAN I USE IT WITH A POWDERED FOUNDATION?
              Asked on 8/24/2014 by JEN from SAN ANTONIO,TX

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Tarte Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush works wonderfully with all foundation formulas including liquid, loose powder, pressed powder, and cream!

                Answered on 8/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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