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More than one way to use this ingenious beauty tool
By Elizabeth Lee
Beauty junkies know and love the ubiquitous pink sponge that’s made makeup application a breeze. Thanks to its unique shape, using the Beautyblender to apply liquid foundation to hard-to-reach areas of the face is no longer a daily morning challenge.
Now, the Internet has gone gaga over the alternative use of this useful beauty tool.
We’ve seen it used to create ombré nails and even beautiful watercolour eyeshadow, but UK-based hairstylist Jamie Stevens (@jamiestevens7) has taken it a notch higher with this experiment.
To create a soft look when colouring his client’s hair, he sliced the beautyblender into half (yes, we can hear your audible gasps), and applied the dye using a technique that is reminiscent of strobing.
Some snippets of some colour techniques we are using for our models tomorrow and that we use in the salon and with @matrixhaircare @matrixglobal at #salonlondon2016 @hairdressersjournal @fellowshiphair. Come and see the results tomorrow @hairdressersjournal @fellowshiphair #makeup #strobing #matrixhaircare #iamME #JamieStevens #JamieStevensHair @behindthechair_com @maneaddicts
A video posted by Jamie Stevens (@jamiestevens7) on
The process looks a little messy, but the results are pretty darn amazing.
Check it out for yourself.
A photo posted by Jamie Stevens (@jamiestevens7) on
Not bad, huh?
Beautyblender (Single), S$32, is available at www.beautycarousel.com.