Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

What technique do you use to apply your foundation? Sponge, brush, fingers? Explain!

Temptalia's Answer.

I spritz the 109 brush with water, then blend out liquid foundation. Easy!


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33 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – What technique do you use to apply your foundation?

  1. hollie

    I use my fingers then blend the streakiness with a kabuki. I also don’t use liquid foundation very much and use a powder buffed in with a kabuki, or tinted moisturizer.

  2. Chloe

    Definitely with the MAC 109 brush, it’s the best brush for foundation as it blends it so flawlessly and quickly.

  3. Miss_M

    I use a kabuki for applying my powder foundation and a skunk brush and/or sponge for liquid foundation.

  4. cheng

    i ‘paint’ with my foundation brush followed by stippling with 109 to make streaks disappear c:

  5. I use a kabuki seeing as i use mineral foundation. When i use liquid i use 109 with MAC fix + or 190 :)

  6. I use my 182 kabuki, I know it sounds cray but it gives the best flawless result I ever had. I just dot the foundation on my face and then buff with the brush. If I need more coverage somewhere, I’ll just dot again some more product and buff. Done in 30 secs!

  7. Emm

    I hardly wear foundation since I don’t make the time to do all the steps. Typically I use my hands so I don’t have to clean a brush though sometimes i use my ecotools foundation brush.

  8. I use the sephora platinum airbrush #55 to stipple on and buff out my make up forever HD foundation. best foundation brush thus far, even, smooth coverage, works greatttttt with mufe HD foundation.

  9. Angela

    I use my Charm duo fibre brush for stippling to give me that air brushed look =)

  10. Madeleine

    I just use a stippling brush and buff it all over my face, press on some finishing powder and blush and i’m good to go!

  11. I use the EcoTools baby kabuki with my EDM semi-matte foundation.

  12. First use a 190 to plunk on the liquid foundation, then I use a MAC 182 or 181SE spritzed with Fix+ to blend out.

  13. Tattoo Girl

    For liquid foundation I use the 131, spray with Fix+, and swirl.
    For powder I use the 109. Spray Fix+ on face, then swirl the powder with the 109.

  14. Heather

    I use my 109 brush spritz my face with Fix + and a little on the brush and I’m ready to work some magic lol.

  15. Sans

    My sonia kashuck blender sponge though i have been meaning to try a 187 for the airbrosh effect though I am skeptical…eeek!

  16. Akia

    I was using the Sephora #55 airbrush to apply my liquid foundation but I recently purchased the 109 brush and I love it. I’ll have to try it wet like you do.

  17. Charlene Daalling

    Sponge and brush me no likey. They absorb more product than they put on. That is such a waste. So I use my hands. But I keep hand sanitizer on my vanity dresser. LOL

  18. Sue

    I use a kabuki with my pressed mineral foundation. Quick and painless! 😉

  19. Devin

    I use the Sonia Kashuk Flat Blender Blush Brush and it works amazing! It’s soooo soft and it blends my foundation flawlessly.

  20. aramis

    i use the 190 to paint the foundation in triangles on my forehead and cheeks and a line in my lip chin and nose and blend it w/ da sk blender sponge. somewhere in there i use my fix plus.

  21. amy

    When I first started wearing foundation, I use a traditional foundation by Benefit but I rarely use that brush anymore. Nowadays, I use a stippling brush or a kabuki brush. For powder foundation, I use a blush/face brush.

  22. Vanessa

    I use the 190 to paint on my SFF, then spray my 187 with fix+ or water and blend!

  23. Missy

    I have a Mac 190 brush but I don’t really use anymore, I also have a 187 dupe brush but I use it on others and for powder/blush/bronzer, so lately I have been using my fingers and its the best application for me so far.

  24. Lorna

    i use my fingers. i tried using brushes but i always feel like it takes forever and i don’t reach all the areas i need. i use a kabuki afterwards to blend out.

  25. VetTechDivaTN

    I use my Giorgio Armani foundation brush to apply my liquid foundation, then I use my Mac 150 to apply my MSF natural powder.

  26. I love my beauty blender!

  27. Black Q Tee

    I first apply my mac prep and prime, and then I set it with the transparent finishing powder with a very loose face brush. I then apply my foundation with a stiff full buffer brush, and set it using prep and prime transparent finishing powder with the loose fash brush. I then spray my brush with fix + and stipple that on my foundation. I literally do not have to touch up my makeup for 8 hours.

  28. lee

    I just use my MAC 187.. Gives me a perfect finish with GA: Face Fabric all the time.

  29. KatieKarousel

    First I apply Urban Decay’s Pore Perfecting Primer Potion.
    (Try saying that five times fast.) I stipple on Studio Fix Fluid with a MAC 187, and blend with a foundation brush. Then I use a sponge to smooth and finally puff on a translucent powder to set.

  30. Melissa

    I use cotton balls.