A beauty blender might seem like an overpriced sponge, but once you start using one, you will realize what an invaluable tool it can be for getting a flawless makeup look. That little sponge can make foundation look seamless, help cover up honking zits and it can make your eyeshadow on point. It doesn’t matter whether you’re using the original beautyblender or a similar makeup blending sponge.
But using a beauty blender can come with a bit of a learning curve, especially if you’re used to applying your makeup with your fingers, brushes or other types of sponges. And we all know that when we’re learning things, mistakes can often be made. These are 16 common mistakes that people make with their beauty blenders: