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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 340 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 (58)
  • Going out (47)
  • Light to medium coverage (47)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (110), Budget shopper (63), Classic style (54), Natural style (43), Trendy style (13)

Reviewed by 340 customers

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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!

     
    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.

         
        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.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great brush!

              By Emily

              from Orlando, FL

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Liquid

                Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                Before this brush, I used the Beauty Blender to apply all of my foundations. I still love the BB for powders, highlights, blush, etc., but I've absolutely loved using this brush for foundation! I use the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea water foundation, and find that this brush applies it so evenly leaving my skin with an airbrushed look. I also used it with the Tarte Amazonian Clay foundation, and loved the application with that as well. Totally recommend!!!!

                 
                5.0

                Sweet

                By Farmgirl

                from Wisconsin

                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:

                  After a lifetime of applying foundation with my fingers I decided to give this brush a try. Easy to use. Soft to the touch. Easily blends. It's a keeper.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love

                  By Mermaid_Amber

                  from Pittsburgh, Pa

                  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:

                    I love tarte products for so many reasons. They are all cruelty free and treat your skin fantastically. This brush is no different, and spreads the foundation evenly. I use it with my Amazonian clay foundation clay, and it goes on so smooth. Love this brush! Just an overall great product!

                     
                    5.0

                    The best brush ever!!!!!

                    By Allison

                    from Ga

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Smooth Finish

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Liquid

                      Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                      Apply foundation

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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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