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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 260 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 (71), Classic style (54), Natural style (43), Budget shopper (40), Trendy style (13)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (62), Medium (55), Deep (4)

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5.0

Amazzzzzziinngg

By DMonge

from Fort collins

Verified Buyer

Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

Blends foundation onto the face just right!

 
5.0

Best foundation brush I've tried

By Teri

from San Antonio

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Soft yet dense bristles that blend beautifully

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Full Coverage
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Mature Skin

    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

    I have tried many different foundation brushes, high and low priced and this one has been the best. Of course I have to wait to see if it begins to shed , which is a real problem with far too many of them.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    I would buy it again

    By None

    from Chesterfield Va

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
      • Full Coverage
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

      Love this brush!

       
      5.0

      Love this product!

      By Kay

      from SC

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Full Coverage
        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

        I pair it with the tarts foundation

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Great brush

        By Kla

        from Nj

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Dry Skin
          • Full Coverage
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Mature Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

          This brush is amazing! It's so soft and it blends my makeup very well.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Love it!!!

          By Jess

          from San Diego

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

              Love this brush!! Applies powder and liquid foundation flawlessly

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Great brush can control coverage easily with this

              By Kathy gal on the go

              from Milwaukee

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Full Coverage
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                Works great

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Must Have

                By Kat

                from greater new york city

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Light To Medium Coverage

                  Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                  I was iffy about the price, but soooo worth it! Applied my foundation super fast and looked airbrushed. Little to no product left on the brush. Great if you want more coverage, sometimes the beauty blender is a lighter coverage. Felt super soft when applying.
                  Have yet to wash brush yet, so fingers crossed it holds up well. This will probably be my new go to foundation applicator.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Pricey but WORTH IT

                  By M. Bacon

                  from Texas

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Full Coverage
                    • Light To Medium Coverage

                    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                    I've been eyeing this product for a while but I finally took the plunge and I'm so glad I did ❤️

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love It!

                    By JoLeigh

                    from Prescott Valley

                    Comments about Tarte The Buffer Airbrush Finish Bamboo Foundation Brush:

                    It distributes my foundation evenly and makes it look flawless!

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                    Q&A

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                    9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      Are the bristles natural or synthetic, and does this brush work well with loose powder makeup?
                      Asked on 4/8/2014 by katthrynalos

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This brush is vegan and features synthetic bristles. It works wonderfully with all foundation formulas including liquid, loose powder, pressed powder, and cream!

                        Answered on 4/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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