Everything I know about beauty blenders

Disclaimer : All the content I share in this blog are my personal opinions gained out of experience. Others may have differences in opinion. 

After a short break Im back to blogging! This time I’m sharing some of my Make up knowledge through this platform. To start with I thought I’ll share some of my experiences with some blender sponges.

To begin with, everyone of us who loves make up, would always prefer for a flawless base. The first challenge is always finding the right foundation shade for your skin tone, The second one will most probably be blending them correctly for a flawless finish.

I have tried many sponge blenders to achieve the finish.

What is a beauty blender ?

Let me give you a brief idea about what a sponge blender is, and what its uses are. While using a brush/hand to apply the product on your skin, there might be chances of getting streaks. However, a sponge blender, on the other side gives a more perfect finish. You can use these sponges to apply moisturisers, tinted moisturisers, primers, foundations, and even use them for contouring and highlighting. There are different kinds of blenders available in the market and which come in different shapes serving different purposes.

How to use a beauty blending sponge?

You can use a blending sponge for either wet or dry application. For Wet application , expose the blender to running water or dip it in a bowl of water till its completely saturated. Then, squeeze the water out completely. Now, the blender will become double the size. Please make sure it is damp. Now, you may use this to apply foundation on your skin. Apply the product (foundation) using a dabbing motion (by gently pressing it into the skin), never try to wipe the product onto your face using a sponge. For dry application, please use the sponge directly on to the face, using the same motion. 🙂


  • You get an even and flawless finish if applied in the correct method.


  • It sucks up the product more compared to a brush ( yeah after all its a sponge) , especially when used with dry application method.

Cleaning the blender :

You can use make up brush cleansing soap/ liquids to clean these, they need to be cleaned often as they suck up a lot of product. Some of the blender brands come up with their own preferred cleaning liquids.

Now, let me share some of my experience using some of the beauty blenders I have tried.

The Original Beauty Blender :

This is the original beauty blender – which started the revolution of blending sponges. This is the most preferred blender of all time, it iss the softest one I have tried. For wet application, it turns squishy and very soft. It also gives the perfect finish. The original beauty blender also comes in different sizes and shapes for different purposes. They also provide reusable bloating sponges called Blotterazzi, which suck up all the oil in my T Zone. These blenders come in attractive colours.



The original beauty blender ( Mine is a bit dirty :P)

Pros : The best sponge!! <3

Cons : it’s very expensive.


Buy the original beauty blender here

PAC Ultimate Beauty Blender:

This blender is one of my favourites, as it is somewhat close to the original beauty blender when it comes to application and blending. The awesome part is that you get two sponges with a mesh to protect them , two of them are of different shapes which serve for blending foundation, highlighting, baking, contouring etc. It doubles up the size and shrinks back to original size when it dries.They also have mini blenders for the purpose under eye concealing and blending. They come in two colours ( Red & Black)


PAC Ultimate Beauty Blender (Tear Drop Shape)

I couldn’t find the other blender 😛 but Ill post the link below to for checking out the product.

Pros : Cheap and good quality.

Cons : I couldn’t find any.


Buy the PAC Ultimate Beauty Blender here

PAC Ball Beauty Blender Sponge:

This comes in a ball shape and I use it for blending and becomes really huge when its wet and blends really well. Since its shape, it cannot reach corner areas. I mainly use it to blend and use to pick up extra product on the face.


PAC Ball Beauty Blender Sponge Black

Cons : little expensive for a single blender


Buy the PAC Ball Beauty Blender Sponge here

 Makeup Revolution Advanced Complexion Expert – Soft

This a sponge by the brand make up revolution , it comes in special shape that can be used for contouring and highlighting and helps blending well.


Makeup Revolution Advanced Complexion Expert – Soft

Pros : It’s cheap and multipurpose.

Cons : Cannot be found easily. I got it from Tambeauty which ships internationally.


Buy the Makeup Revolution Advanced Complexion Expert – Soft here 

Other Sponges I love :

Thats all I know about the blenders <3 Hope you liked the post, Ill come up with more such contents soon !! Feel free to comment your opinions and








Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa

Hello folks,

So today I thought I would share a photo gallery of my trip to Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa aka Lisbon Zoo. Some of the pictures are already shared in my Instagram, but I want them to be here too.

I dedicate this post to all animal lovers, and I have no idea the name of some animals in the pictures. Hope you enjoy!





Peek a Boo!!!


Innocence <3


Busy Performing in front of the Humans!

Thank You!

Hello There !!

True Love! 

Welcome Animal Lovers!

Why are you staring at me??

Sleep, Eat , Repeat!

Om nom Om nom

Unity is Strength!

Idle Mode : ON



Sad face!

He don’t like to pose!

The group of Flamingo in different poses! 

Some Flora! <3

Finally he posed ! 

Climbing his way to Success! 

Again Flora!

Whats Up? – The Monkey 

He was trying to show me the MJ pose!


On Top of the world munching!

Finally I met Yogi Bear!

Yogi bear is enjoying his shower!! 🙂

Motherhood! (Belated Happy Mother’s day)

He is busy checking the quality of the grass!

Last but no least, The Big Cat! 🙂


Two years of Happiness! :)

2 years of successful marriage 🙂 and 3+ years of beautiful friendship 🙂 As we celebrate our happiest wedding anniversary today, I would like to share some happiness with you as well 😉 
We have known each other since 2013, we have been the best of friends since then. Even though both of us were victims of shitty relationships in the past, we always say (and believe) that everything happens for good 🙂 
Our love story started as a rebound, and grew to become the best thing that happened to us 🙂 You may feel this post is cheesy – but, believe me – we’re just sharing facts! Yes, truth is more interesting than fiction!

Today, we successfully completed two years of a healthy and peaceful relationship. I would like to share a few things about us, which we worked out during these two years, after a lot of mistakes and hardships 🙂
– Hari is the best man I can ever get. This is not to flatter him, but he is blessed with this emotion called Empathy, which helps me a lot 🙂

– People comment that I’m lucky to have a husband who supports me to follow my passions. Well yeah , Im lucky 🙂 But, I would say that he is luckier to get me 😋

– And when you say tht I’m blessed to have such a beautiful marriage, I would say in return that, you get nothing in the world for free. We both worked equally hard to reach where we are now 😉 

– For a successful and happy marriage, you shouldnt complain about your partners’ flaws, which I have seen some people do. 

– Always keep your priorities, also draw boundaries outside your personal space. Do nit let others into your private space, and that includes parents 😉

– Respect each others’ privacy but share everything (thoughts)  with each other 🙂 

On this wedding anniversary all I wanna say is that I love you more (we still do have a competition on that!). With each day passing by, and make me proud and happy more than anyone could do 🙂

Happy Anniversary 🙂

2 down! Forever to go 🙂 

I love you 🙂

Some friends are family :)

I know Mrinal since school days, but we never spoke.We were in same tuition class for chemistry, where, he used to sit in the front bench, while I used to sleep in the back bench, right under the air conditioner.😎

We were in the same class for engineering , well again, we never spoke. He was the star photographer of our class. It took us two more years, to slowly get to know each other – and thus started the friendship of a lifetime!

We had combined studies for university exams. In the final year, we did our projects together; and that made us really close to each other.

Mrinal is a truly talented guy and a blessed photographer. He has given me a lot of tips and tricks for clicking pictures.📷

He has always stood by me in my tough times. He is the one who helped me to find my partner for life (the husband).
He is always more than a friend, and a soul brother. His family has always supported me, through thick and thin. His place, is my second home 🙂

Its been a long journey with you, and I am always happy and proud of you for your achievements! I assure you, that Hari and I will always be with you… no matter what 🙂

As they say some friends are family 🙂 and you are my family 🙂 I am thankful to you throughout my life 🙂

Always ❤️


Welcome 2017!


2016 was a beautiful year indeed. It gave us (my husband and I) a lot of happiness, but took away beautiful people from our lives too… Life changed a lot within a few months, in the early days of 2016. In January, I left my job, to seek what I want in life. Initially I had come up with plans to go for Post Graduation – just to shut some people up. In February, My husband left his job as a banker, and joined his dream company. That move changed our life changed drastically 🙂 In March we left our comfort zone, and travelled. We came to the conclusion to leave the city where both of us were born and brought up. My husband’s place of work wasn’t a question here, as the company he moved to, is a distributed organization.

We moved to Kochi, from Trivandrum, and it was very welcoming 🙂

I started my preparations for Post Graduation (The GATE Exam, that is). Things weren’t bad, during the initial days. However, over time, I lost my interest in GATE & M.Tech, and I started developing new interests, which slowly grew to become passions. I chose to learn photography , makeup, cooking and even started baking classes, instead of learning random topics in Computer Science. I wish I could explain in words, how satisfying it was! 🙂 I felt happy & blissful, as I kept doing what I love… My husband, as usual, supported my interests.
This year, I realized that following your passions is more important than forcing yourself to satisfy others So, in short, the year 2016 helped me to learn a lot of things:

  • It made me realize who the real and fake people around me were. 🙂
  • As years fly by, pessimists become more pessimistic, no matter how hard you try to make them positive.
  • If you don’t have a job, your value in front of the elder folks in the family goes down to zero! It doesn’t matter if you have had a work experience of over two years in an international organization. If you don’t have a job at the moment, they ridicule you, period. ☝🏽.
  • If you quit your job, people consider it to be a decision that was made as part of your pregnancy! People also tend to assume that you quit your current job, because you have plans to seek another job, or that you have plans to take up higher studies. The possibility that you would quit your job to follow your passions, sounds like nonsense for these people! Yeah, right!
  • People will never accept you if you don’t have a job at the moment.
  • However, If you somehow get a high paying job, the entire situation changes –  they now start welcoming you like a VIP!
  • Even if you are happy with your partner, some people advise you to stay happy. Well, what’s the point in advising someone who is already happy, to be happier? 🙂 I never understood why people keep repeating such ‘advice’!
  • I finally understood that, you will be judged, no matter what you do or say 🙂 I would love to continue doing what I do for the next year as well! Please step away with your valuable advices 🙂

And above all, I chose to quit my job for my family (me n my husband). My family always comes first in my life!

As we end this note, I would like to take a couple of decisions/resolutions for 2017. I am not sure how successful this will turn out to be, but I would still love to try my best! Here goes:

  • Avoid pessimists, if you find one in your family, run for your life! I know, first hand, how much negative influence they can have on your life. These people suck the positivity out of you, and try to make you a pessimist like them.
  • Stay positive no matter what 🙂
  • Love yourself! Always give yourself the first priority.
  • Stop living with the fear of being judged.
  • Read one book per month.
  • Travel a lot❤ Some people travel just to take pictures to show off in social media, and to tick off their ‘bucket lists’, to prove their travel more than the others! Such people spoil the fun of traveling. I have never felt that such people travel to satisfy their heart’s calling – but, just to show off in Social Media!

Memories of 2016 are still fresh in my mind…  I’ll miss you 2016! Thanks for all the wonderful memories…

As I start the year with a lot of hope and positivity, I am quite sure that 2017 will be my best year yet, as well as yours…

Here’s wishing you all a Happy 2017! Have a great year ahead!