The Best Way to Apply Foundation: Brush, Sponge, or Fingers?

The Best Way to Apply Foundation: Brush, Sponge, or Fingers?

 

The Best Way to Apply Foundation: Brush, Sponge, or Fingers?

OK, it may not be an age old question, but it is a question that’s been asked for about as long as these cosmetic accessories have existed. What is the best way to apply your foundation: with a brush, a sponge or your fingers?

 

The answer is perhaps annoyingly simple and complex: it depends. It depends on what sort of foundation you are using, and what you are trying to achieve with your foundation. Obviously, foundation is created to give our faces a flawless base, but there are thousands of foundations on the market for a reason  — namely, they all tackle slightly different skin issues. From oiliness to dryness to mature skin and acne prone skin, not all skin is created equal. And not all makeup application techniques will deliver the same results across the board on different skin types and tones.

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