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Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

Real Techniques

Miracle Complexion Sponge

Item #: 2265607

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It's a 3-in-1 multi-functional makeup sponge by Real Techniques. The rounded side blends larger areas of the face. The precision tip covers blemishes/imperfections and the flat edge contours around the eyes and the nose, leaving you with a complexion that's smooth, enhanced and gorgeous!

Optimize your beauty routine with this 3-in-1 multi-functional sponge from Real Techniques!

  • Rounded sides blend large areas of the face with a repeated dabbing or stippling motion.
  • Precision tip covers blemishes and imperfections.
  • Flat edge for the contours around the eyes and nose.
  • Its versatile design evenly blends makeup for a smooth, enhanced finish, leaving you looking gorgeous.


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Real TechniquesMiracle Complexion Sponge
 
4.6

(based on 4093 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (1470)
  • Versatile (1438)
  • Soft (1247)
  • Applies evenly (1219)
  • Easy to apply (1200)

Cons

  • Stains easily (289)
  • Wastes make up (231)
  • Poor quality (55)
  • Uneven application (49)
  • Difficult to apply (31)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (1338)
  • Liquid (1105)
  • Normal skin (762)
  • Oily skin (692)
  • Dry skin (691)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (868), Natural style (823), Classic style (566), Trendy style (468), Brand buyer (429)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (334), Yes (14)

Reviewed by 4093 customers

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4.0

Good sponge

By Marie

from Puerto Rico

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • Smooth Finish
  • Soft

Cons

  • Stains easily

Best Uses

  • Liquid

Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

Good sponge, flawless look. But the sponge gets really dirty and the stain doesn't look attractive

 
5.0

almost identical to the original brand

By Julia

from Stamford, CT

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • Smooth Finish
  • Soft

Cons

  • Difficult to clean

Best Uses

  • Multi-Use

Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

I use this for applying foundation, blending my concealer, and baking. I don't use it to cream contour but I've seen others use it for that Purpose

 
5.0

love it!

By danni

from AL

Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

I love this sponge and I use them on my clients BUT I really wish real techniques made a sponge that felt just like this with a round bottom too!

 
4.0

Nice

By Mimi

from Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Soft

Cons

  • Causes Streaks

Best Uses

  • Liquid

Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

This item is nice. It just sometimes the makeup doesn't go on all the times.

 
5.0

It's easy to use, especially for first timers!

By Mikaela

from D.C.

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • High Quality
  • Smooth Finish
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Liquid

    Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

    I use it with liquid foundation and it goes on smooth and perfect!

     
    5.0

    Great sponge!

    By AB

    from Georgia

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid
      • Multi-Use

      Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

      Great product!

       
      5.0

      I LOVE THESE

      By Michelle

      from Rathdrum, ID

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Liquid
        • Multi-Use

        Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

        I used these for the first time and love the way my make-up goes on with it.

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Kerrigan Kissinger

        from Fayetteville, AR

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Multi-Use

          Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

          It's so soft on my skin. Also applies the makeup smoothly and even.

           
          4.0

          I use them day to day

          By Maddy

          from Fredericksburg VA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Wastes Make Up

          Best Uses

          • Liquid

          Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

          I used it to put in foundation

           
          4.0

          Works amazing

          By enchanting.roses

          from Thornton, Colorado

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid
            • Travel

            Comments about Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge:

            Love using it on a daily basis. Other applicators made my make up look streaky and blotchy, but this applicator makes my make up look professional.

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            70 Questions | 70 Answers
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            • Q:

              How should I let this dry? Is it okay to just leave it out laying on a towel?
              Asked on 6/27/2017 by Kiyeera from Los Angeles, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Kiyeera,

                Great question.

                After washing, make sure all excess moisture is squeezed out from the sponge. Store it out in the open so it can air dry. I usually place it on my soap dish or on a dry wash cloth. The one thing we do not recommend is to put it in a closed environment where air can't get to it (like a case or a drawer).

                Depending on how often you use it, make sure you replace it every 60-90 days.

                Thanks!

                Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              Are these sponges latex free?
              Asked on 6/3/2017 by Taylor from Chicago, IL

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Taylor,

                Yes - these sponges are latex free! :)

                Thanks!

                Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              I've purchased many firm sponges that don't work well, is this bouncy and soft? if it's more firm, then what would you say to be the MOST BOUNCY soft sponge at Ulta?
              Asked on 5/31/2017 by leah b from tacoma washington

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Leah,

                Good question - and, based on my experience, I'll answer it as best I can, since I do think the Miracle Complexion sponge is very bouncy. :)

                The one thing I remind a lot of people of is that these sponges are kind of like cookies - they are made in batches, and sometimes certain batches are slightly softer than others. Overall, I think this item is the most bouncy sponge we make.

                Hope that helps!

                Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              I'm prone to break outs. How often should I clean it? Can I spray a daily brush cleaner on it?
              Asked on 5/29/2017 by min from Florida

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Min,

                Great question! Depending on how much makeup you use, you should clean the sponge every couple of days, for sure. And make sure you replace it every 30-60 days. For people with sensitive skin, I recommend every 30 days.

                I would not use a daily brush cleanser spray on this item since that won't clean as well as an actual shampoo or wash will. What I would recommend is a Brush Shampoo from our sister brand, EcoTools. It's made with more eco-friendly ingredients and doesn't contain certain chemicals that you might find in other cleansers. That item can be found here: http://www.ulta.com/makeup-brush-cleansing-shampoo?productId=xlsImpprod13501085

                Hope that helps!

                Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              Where are the real techniques miracle sponges made?
              Asked on 5/17/2017 by Neha from Houston

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Neha,

                Our Miracle Complexion Sponges are designed in Chicago, and manufactured in China.

                Thanks.

                Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              Is it normal for there to be soap or some sort of foam within this sponge when it is new? I bought it and took it out the package, ran water over it and it started to get extremely soapy as I squeezed the excess water out. I did not put anything on it..
              Asked on 5/11/2017 by Sylv from Queens, NY

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Sylv,

                That is definitely not normal. We don't apply any sort of soap or foam when we manufacture these. If you want to contact our Customer Service team, the # is: 1(844) 284-0774

                Thanks - and sorry about that experience!

                Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              I purchased this sponge about a month ago. I really like the feel and coverage it gives. I wear light cream foundation makeup 5-6 days a week, only applying in the mornings. After about a month of use, it is flaky away already. That is exactly why I wanted to get away from the other makeup sponges I've been using for years. They don't last long. Is that a normal amount of lifespan to expect?
              Asked on 4/17/2017 by Kristin from Portland, OR

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Kristin,

                We do recommend replacing your sponges every 30-60 days, and if you're using it every single day, you probably want to replace it every 30 days. Or use it every other day and on the days you don't use your sponge, use a brush. You might find that that extends the life a little bit.

                Thanks - hope that helps!

                Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              what are it's dimensions?
              Asked on 3/30/2017 by aracely from katy tx

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Dear aracely,

                Left to right: 2.89"
                Front to back: 1.54"
                Height: 4.50"

                Thanks!

                Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              I know that this products works well with a liquid foundation, but I am wondering if it works just as well with a cream foundation? Thank you.
              Asked on 3/23/2017 by Aynia from California

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Aynia,

                For a cream foundation, I would probably use a brush as I think you will get more use out of your makeup with a brush on cream, rather than the sponge. There are two foundation brushes I would recommend.

                The first is our Expert Face Brush, which would give you medium to heavy coverage based on its bristle density & cut:

                http://www.ulta.com/expert-face-brush?productId=xlsImpprod4260015

                The other brush comes in our Flawless Base Kit and it's actually my favorite brush in the collection. It's the Buffing Brush; it's like the Expert Face brush, but the bristles are less dense and a bit fluffier, so it gives you a bit more of a light to medium coverage:

                http://www.ulta.com/flawless-base-set?productId=xlsImpprod15361243

                Hope that helps!

                Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
            • Q:

              Is it latex free?
              Asked on 3/22/2017 by SeeSee21

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi See See,

                Yes, this is latex-free.

                Thanks.

                Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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