The Blender Game’s Latest Player
Makeup & Review Renelyn Thomas
We teamed up with beauty blogger and makeup artist Renelyn of MakeupbyRenRen to try the latest addition to the makeup blender game.
At first sight the Silc/Blender looked like a good time. It was glittery, mini and had a fun squishy feel, kind of like the little rubber balls you’d play with as a kid. Immediately I knew it would be a germaphobe’s dream come true. The texture of the sponge doesn’t absorb moisture and product, therefore it isn’t a breeding ground for bacteria. After application clean up was so easy, a few wipes with soap and water and it was brand new.
I found that due to the size of the sponge it offered pretty good precision. Doing larger areas of the face like foundation took a little extra time, but the size was perfect for smaller areas like highlight and contour. The Silc/Blender did a good job of blending the foundation without taking away coverage. I recommend a stippling motion to get maximum coverage.
Overall, it was a fun new tool to add to the arsenal. Beauty Junkies should give it a shot to get extra precision in their makeup application. Makeup Artists should also consider adding it to their professional kits because of its sanitary properties.
Photography Nick Ware
Hairstylist Samantha Gunn
Model Hania Rios (Ursula Wiedmann Models)