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The Makeup Must-Have That Lingers in Our Bathrooms a Little Too Long
The Beautyblender and other sponge applicators have skyrocketed in popularity over the past two years for the way they can help you fake a flawless complexion. What most people overlook, though, is that these foamy tools don't have the same lifespan as bristled brushes, which can last for years. Even if you wash the sponge with makeup cleanser between uses, expect to only get about three to four months out of it, says Carol Woodard, chair of the Career Educators Alliance, an initiative of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools.