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Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge

Real Techniques

Dual-Ended Expert Sponge

Item 2501567

Full Coverage Foundation + Contour! This Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge is designed for medium to heavy application coverage. The two sides help you cover and add color with ease.

Benefits:
  • Use orange side to apply foundation
  • Use pink side to contour, highlight, or apply blush

Features:
  • Dense foam for dry application
  • Replace every 1-3 months
  • Ideal for liquids or powders

Use damp with creams or dry for powders.

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How to Use+

Reviews

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Real TechniquesDual-Ended Expert Sponge
 
2.3

(based on 180 reviews)

28%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies evenly (50)
  • Soft (44)
  • Easy to clean (37)
  • Smooth finish (35)
  • Versatile (19)

Cons

  • Feels rough on skin (82)
  • Wastes make up (77)
  • Uneven application (70)
  • Poor quality (61)
  • Causes streaks (40)

Best Uses

  • Liquid (63)
  • Highlighting & contouring (28)
  • Multi-use (26)
  • Powder (24)
  • Travel (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (73), Brand buyer (62)

Reviewed by 180 customers

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1.0

Tried it once, never used it again.

By Adriennehendricks

from South Carolina

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

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

    Best Uses

      Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

      It was stiff and hard. It felt like i was beating my fave with a rock.

       
      2.0

      I would not repurchase

      By GlamPiglet

      from Mission Viejo, CA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly

      Cons

      • Feels Rough On Skin
      • Hard

      Best Uses

      • Liquid

      Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

      I was dissapointed when I realized it was not going to expand or soften, none the less I used it and it did okay, but still prefer the all orange one. Will use until next month and then get the regular

       
      1.0

      Nope...terrible

      By Shell

      from New York

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Feels Rough On Skin
        • Poor Quality
        • Uneven Application

        Best Uses

          Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

          Horrible

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Samhatesyurface

          from Cincinnati

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid
            • Multi-Use

            Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

            Great for application and blending. I like the shape, works well around eyes

             
            4.0

            Nice sponge for the pr

            By Cindy

            from Pinson,al

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

              Works well with liquid foundation

               
              5.0

              I would buy this again

              By Vittoria

              from Lawrence, KS

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Highlighting & Contouring
                • Liquid
                • Multi-Use
                • Powder
                • Travel

                Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

                Great for applying liquid foundation with orange side, and blush/contour/shimmer powder with pink side. Washes easily with coconut oil and soap.

                 
                5.0

                Product was amazing!!!

                By Jhosy

                from Annandale,VA

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring
                  • Liquid

                  Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

                  This is a great sponge to apply foundation on and gives a even and nice finish.

                   
                  3.0

                  Still perfecting

                  By Mrs. Z

                  from Conroe,Tx

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Applies Evenly
                  • Smooth Finish
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Wastes Make Up

                  Best Uses

                  • Liquid
                  • Multi-Use
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

                  Using for foundation but still perfecting.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love It

                  By Frances Gay

                  from Newnan, Georgia

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring
                    • Powder

                    Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

                    Love It Will Buy Another One

                     
                    1.0

                    Worst ever..

                    By Idania

                    from Coral Springs

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Causes Streaks
                      • Doesn't work .. period.. the end
                      • Feels Rough On Skin
                      • Uneven Application
                      • Wastes Make Up

                      Best Uses

                      • Liquid

                      Comments about Real Techniques Dual-Ended Expert Sponge:

                      I wish I could give a negative 5 star.. . I bought it because ulta was out of the other one .. big..BIG BIIIIG mistake. Two pumps of makeup and still nothing.. I was like.. where did it go!?? Not on my face, that was for sure..

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                      • Q:

                        Im trying to wet the sponge it wont get soft its too rough on this skin is this how it's supposed to be?
                        Asked on 2/22/2017 by Noorelhileh from Egypt

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Noorelhileh,

                          That's a great question - this sponge is a different type of material from our regular Miracle Complexion Sponge. This is meant to be used dry only. We will be posting a tutorial video on Ulta's product page within the next week that really shows how to use the sponge.

                          Because you're using it dry, you will get fuller coverage than using it wet,

                          Hope that helps!

                          Answered on 3/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Can you also use the pink side to apply foundation or only the orange side?
                        Asked on 2/9/2017 by Cristina from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Cristina,

                          Thanks for your question on this brand new sponge!! The wonderful thing about our brushes and sponges is that, for the most part, there aren't any hard & fast "rules" about how to use them - it's all about however they work for you to get the look that you want. :)

                          So, if you like how the pink side works for applying foundation, absolutely go for it!

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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