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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 330 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)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • Wastes make up (9)
  • Uneven application (4)
  • Causes streaks (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (104)
  • Full coverage (77)
  • Liquid (48)
  • Going out (47)
  • Light to medium coverage (47)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (102), Budget shopper (63), Classic style (54), Natural style (43), Trendy style (13)

Reviewed by 330 customers

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5.0

Compare to Beaty blender...

By Carm

from New Orleans

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Foundation

    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

    This brush is great! It only takes one pump from my foundation and I get a full covered face. It evenly distributes without making my foundation look caceky! I love it

     
    1.0

    Fell Apart

    By yeahitsvictoria

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Causes Streaks
      • Feels Rough On Skin
      • Poor Quality
      • Uneven Application
      • Wastes Make Up

      Best Uses

        Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

        I had the brush for a couple months and at first the bristles started falling out and sticking to my face and then couple months down the road it falls apart. Brushes shouldn't fall apart after a couple of months especially if you don't use it everyday. So disappointed.

         
        5.0

        New holy grail!!!

        By Sam

        from Orlando, FL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • High Quality
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Liquid
          • Travel

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          This is my new holy grail makeup brush!!! It is absolutely AMAZING! Goes on smoothly and makes my foundation look air brushed! My absolute favorite purchase ever and completely worth the price!

           
          5.0

          Love everything about this

          By Tabby

          from Corpus Christi, Tx

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • Easy To Clean
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid
            • Travel

            Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

            I was looking for a tool other than my beauty blender to put on my foundation. This product is amazing for this!

             
            5.0

            The perfect foundation brush

            By Kim

            from Avon, IN

            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:

              This is the best brush I have used for applying foundation. I was skeptical but now I am a huge fan.

               
              4.0

              I would purchase again.

              By LoveNykki

              from Tampa, FL

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • High Quality
              • Smooth Finish
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Hard to clean

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

              In my opinion this is the best foundation brush Tarte has. The PROS: It's soft & feels so nice on my face! it blends & buffs my Tarte clay foundation perfectly. the brush always keeps a nice clean scent to it, good length, keeps it shape after cleaning, NO shedding, looks and feels like a good/high quality brush should. The CONS: The handle is a little thick but not too bad. It's a pain to clean! I wait 24-48hrs after cleaning before using again because it's so thick.

               
              5.0

              love this brush

              By Gna

              from Maple grove

              Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

              like blend my liquid foundation with this brush. easy to work with. one of my fave brush

               
              5.0

              A MUST have for foundation

              By Katie

              from Ohio

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Powder

                Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                I primarily was using IT Cosmetics brushes and one day I saw a youtuber who highly recommended this Tarte brush. Have to admit the price turned me off, but I finally decided to try it. Hands down this is the best brush for powder foundation. I am so glad I purchased it. If anything happened to this brush I wouldn't hesitate to purchase it again.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Beyond disappointed~

                By smmh

                from Floral City, FL

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • To large for what it is supposed to be used for.

                Cons

                • Feels Rough On Skin
                • Uneven Application
                • Wastes Make Up

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                  First the brush is way, way to big to be an air brush it is harsh on the face and the powered even after shaking off the brush before use goes all over, can't think of anything this size would be good for to be perfectly honest.
                  Also not to found of the describe yourself question with only two choice, I will buy budget if it is a good product I don't judge a book by it's cover.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing for liquid or blending powder foundations

                  By LoveTarteBrushes

                  from CaliGirl

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Applies Evenly
                  • Flawless finish
                  • High Quality
                  • Smooth Finish
                  • Soft
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Somewhat large

                  Best Uses

                  • Liquid
                  • Powder

                  Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                  The price is worth the professional results! I've had mine for over 5 years & it's still like new. Very high quality & so soft.

                  I use in winter for liquid foundation...just dot it in middle of forehead, cheeks and chin and quickly use buffing motion working outward. I also dip tip of bristles into a little dab of foundation for areas that need a bit more coverage. Best result if foundation is still dewy if building up coverage.

                  In summer when I'm oiler, I use a powder foundation with the Tarte Airbucki and use this brush to blend/blur to an airbrush finish. My only complaint is that because its a large head brush, there's a learning curve on using it in smaller areas but I have a smaller brush handy for tight areas.

                  YouTube has excellent tutorials on using this brush!

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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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