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20 Affordable Makeup Brushes And Sponges (Ready For Purchase On Amazon RN)

20 Affordable Makeup Brushes And Sponges (Ready For Purchase On Amazon RN)

Doesn’t everyone love some online shopping? The thrill of turning on the computer and being able to find anything and everything in one virtual spot without ever having to put real clothes on is pretty amazing.

Of course, most gals also can’t get enough of great makeup buys. Seriously, bless the hearts of those YouTube vloggers who devote their entire lives to helping ordinary folks look less like freaky clowns and more like bronzed Goddesses with on fleek cat-eyes.

And fortunately for babes on a budget everywhere, Amazon has managed to put together a few of their favorite things: purchasing goods from the comfort of their couches and amazing makeup application brushes and sponges that cost next to nothing. Obviously, ladies everywhere could not be more pumped.

With options like these, makeup addicts can’t help but fill their virtual carts with some of the best makeup products that money can buy. From budget picks to splurges, there is no way they won’t be looking their very best with some of these tools in their arsenal.

Ready to get shopping? Here are some favorite Amazon buys that makeup lovers can buy right now without having to break the bank. Now, to clear some space on the makeup shelf…

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20 Bestope Make up

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This set might look pretty basic, but it’s anything but. The brushes only cost a bit over ten dollars, but they look like they cost far more.

According to the product makers, they are entirely comprised of premium synthetic hair and don’t lose bristles.

With this wooden handle set, you can put all of those YouTube videos to use. There is a brush for your every makeup need. With an affordable price, should you lose a few precious pieces or leave your set somewhere, you can afford to replace them without having to get a second job.

19 Beauty Junkees Flat Kabuki Brush

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This simple brush will only set you back ten dollars and comes with tons of glowing reviews from customers who swear that it transformed their face. This flat brush has over five thousand reviews, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5. That is not too shabby there, makeup lovers.

Kabuki brushes are a must-have for makeup lovers who have to apply loose powder to their beautiful faces. They are designed to help create a flawless, natural look with their full bristled design. Feel free to create some kind of cheatsheet for all of these brushes and their purposes.

18 AmoVee ProLatexfree Makeup Sponge

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This sponge set includes three separate sponges to help makeup lovers gently apply powder to their flawless faces as well as wet foundations where needed. Sponges have the appeal of being early to rinse and clean between uses. This set only costs six dollars, and the reviews are pretty darn promising.

This sponge is also an easy start-product for people who are trying to learn how to blend their facial products in.

At the low price of six dollars, what do you have to lose? Amazon Prime members get the bonus of not having shipping costs to mess with.

17 EmacDesign 20 Piece Make Up Brush

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Twenty beautiful makeup brushes for the low price of only six dollars? We know what you are thinking, no way can these be of decent quality. According to the average rating of 4.1 out of 5 though, these makeup brushes are not junk! They are one of Amazon’s top selling products. The wooden handles make them look very high end, and the wide variation of available brushes make sure that buyers are never left hanging.

This set is an excellent buy for makeup lovers who want an entire set of brushes at an affordable price.

16 L’Oreal Paris Cosmetics Infallible Blend Artist Contour Blender

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This little gadget is designed to help you learn the art of contouring and blending. It might take some YouTube videos and a couple of hearty tries before you manage to work this sponge correctly, but chances are you will persevere.

If it ends up not being right for you, you won’t lose sleep over the purchase since it only costs five dollars.

You can’t even get a coffee for that price these days. It seems that all serious makeup lovers have to have a couple of good quality sponges in their kit, so try this one out and see if it does the trick before you go spending tons of money on a different brand.

15 Real Techniques Power Brush

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If applying is your loose powder of choice to your flawless face is your jam, then consider snagging this brush on Amazon for only ten dollars. A couple of high powered beauty bloggers, like Nicola and Sam Chapman, swear by this brush as well as the entire line behind the brush. The brand Real Techniques, in general, has a near-cult following and its users swear by their products. With a sound reputation and a decently low price, buying this brush is a no-brainer.

We are pretty sure you won’t regret this one, and you might become introduced to an entire set of tools that you fall in love with.

14 Yoseng Foundation Oval Make Up Concealer Powder Brush Set

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Makeup or not, I do very much want to rub these little things all over my face. They look so soft and soothing, almost like a facial tool rather than a makeup application tool.

Brushes like these are notorious for offering complete makeup application control with a pristine, airbrushed finish.

For the low price of fourteen dollars, buyers get a precise brush for their every makeup need. The brand also claims that because the bristles are synthetically made, even the most sensitive skin around will benefit from these brushes. These are too interesting of a design not to try out!

13 Aesthetica Cosmetics Beauty Sponge Blender

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It’s under ten dollars, it does the trick, and it can be yours with a few quick clicks of a computer button. What are you waiting for? You need this. Come to think of it, I need this. It’s such a simple tool, but it produces massive beauty results. It claims to be able to distribute powder, liquids, and creams effortlessly while never leaving visible edges and lines on the face or neck.

So basically it is magic. You can buy actual magic on Amazon now guys. Now we have to give this sponge a try.

12 Real Techniques 301 Flat Contour Brush

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Contouring is an elusive skill that not everyone can fully master (I’ll serve as both the case and the point here).

If you are going to have any chance at working that natural bone structure and not end up looking like a clown, you are going to need a specially designed contour brush in your makeup bag of tricks.

This guy consistently impresses buyers, with a 4.5 out of 5 rating on Amazon and thousands of reviews. It’s not cheap per se, at twenty dollars for a single brush, but sometimes you have to go big or go home.

11 Real Techniques 6 Miracle Complexion Sponges Make Up Brush Set

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Teach us oh mighty sponge set; we are not worthy. This sponge set comes ready to help you cover, correct, and color to perfection. With 500 honest reviews on this product, most are a 4 or 5 out of a five-point scale, which means most people can agree that it is amazing. This sponge pack is an excellent buy, and we already know that the brand Real Techniques comes highly praised. You might spend a little more for this product, but you are getting more bang for your buck as well.

Regardless, it is still going to be under fifty dollars. It’s incredible that such a simply designed tool can transform an entire face in the matter of a couple of minutes.

10 SHANY Ombre Pro 10 Piece Essential Brush Set With Travel Pouch

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Ten pieces of style tools for under twenty dollars! Okay, we’re listening now. This set includes powder, blush, foundation, bronzer, eye shadow, concealer, and contour brushes and comes with a pat on the back from animal rights activists.

It happens to be an animal-friendly product, so that’s pretty cool.

The brush designs are sleek and come with an easy to carry case so that you never have to leave home without your gang of brushes. It’s going to be hard looking broke with this set in your back pocket. No excuses any more ladies. Your face better be looking flawless.

9 Start 4PC/Set Gold Brush Fish Scale Fishtail Powder Foundation Makeup Cosmetic All Shapes Brush

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We don’t know how great these six dollar brushes work compared to some of the others, but they are too cute not to buy. Looking at the shape of the bristles, we are going to guess that these fishy tails are probably best suited to apply bronzer and blush to your beautiful face. If you never use them and choose to display them in your bathroom, we are okay with that too. They are THAT pretty.

These not only make a super lovely addition to your collection, but they make great gifts for your besties, and they won’t break the bank.

8 Ecotools Eye-Enhancing Duo Brush Set

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This set is on sale for a whopping three dollars right now. It’s basically free, especially considering Amazon Prime does free shipping for its beloved members.

The angled brush will make lining your eyes and working those brows a snap, and the blending brush will help you work your powder into the crease in a non-discreet way.

Yes, these are super cheap but don’t be deceived into thinking you have to pay far more money for tools like these. These brushes will do the trick no problem for pennies, literally. If you don’t love them, buy something pricier, but these are worth a try first, especially if you are just getting into the makeup game.

7 Pro Beauty Sponge Blender

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Thirteen dollars for all the sponges your face could ever need. Now THAT’S a bargain fellow makeup junkies! The vast majority of people used this product and then left a review swear by these things. They are basically the holy grail of Amazon make up sponges. For those of us who don’t really know a ton about the wonderful world of makeup sponges just yet, relying on reviews is essential to our learning and our purchasing decisions.

We have to admit that we are liking what we are seeing and what we are reading here. Sold.

6 BH Cosmetics 10 Piece Pop Art Brush Set

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This set might just be the cutest set on the block for sure, but that adorbs set is going to run you a bit more money than some of these other makeup tools will.

This one will cost buyers around fifty dollars, so maybe only consider purchasing it if you are serious about making your face into a real work of art.

If you are in the business of makeup, this will look perfect at your station. Your tools are half of your calling card after all. So yes these beauties are a bit more money, but they do come with ten brushes and a soft carrying case.

5 Qivange Eye Makeup Brushes, Eyeshadow Concealer Eyeliner Makeup Brush Set with Portable Pouch

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Behold. The Beyonce of Eye Makeup brushes. These brushes are animal-friendly, claim not to shed their bristles, and can pretty much do anything that you might need to do when it comes to your eyes and makeup. The brushes also come with a portable pouch to tote them around in, and the entire set will only cost about as much as a submarine sandwich. They are stylish and beautiful and do their job like nobody’s business, hence the nickname “The Beyonce of Eye Makeup Brushes.”

If you consider yourself a Queen, these tools are right up your alley.

4 EmaxDesign Makeup Brushes 17 Pieces

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These brushes look a whole lot more expensive than they are. These beauties were handcrafted by a professional makeup artist and the craftsmanship shows. The reviews on this product are glowing, scoring an average of 4.6 out of 5.

If you dislike them, which you probably won’t, the company will give you a 100% Money Back Guarantee if unsatisfied in 18 months.

The kit comes with a whopping seventeen tools geared towards making your face look its very best. Now all you have to do is learn what all seventeen brushes are intended to do. Quiz time!

3 Duo Eyebrow Brush By Keshima

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Let’s be honest here, the eyebrows are an essential part of the makeup game and cannot be ignored. You have to frame that beautiful face of yours ladies, so get your self a decent eyebrow tool. When I look back at old pictures of myself the filling and shaping of the brows is the number one thing I would change if I could. You need them, we all need some brow love.

Keshima makes an entire line of makeup application tools including the nine dollar eyebrow brush. Pick it up on Amazon and get practicing. The universe will thank you.

2 Nylea Silicone Makeup Sponge

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This sponge is unique in that it is made of silicon, which is much easier to keep clean. No one wants to be using germ-ridden makeup brushes and sponges, and adequately cleaning all of those tools can take time, but not with this little darling.

It’s perfect for all types of skin, but especially for sensitive skin types and for people who suffer from conditions like acne or eczema.

You gotta love something that you can feel good about at the end of the day. No wasting makeup with absorption into a sponge or bristles and introducing unwanted bacteria into your pores.

1 The Makeup Bullet

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This little guy is designed to speed makeup application, and we love that. Who has hours to get your face looking right? Not us. The bullet is tiny and designed to pop right onto your finger for application, but don’t let its small size fool you. After all, good things do come in small packages. Because of its minute size, this thing is easy to carry with you in even the smallest of handbags, just in case you are out and about and encounter a makeup emergency.

If you never have any time to sit in front of mirrors, while perfecting your look, try this little guy out for quick and on the go touch ups.

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