What? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. how could I pass that up right? Dresslink.com has super cheap makeup brushes literally whole entire sets for less than $10 just go on the site and go to accessories & then beauty & just search the ones you want. HOWEVER, that doesn’t mean this is not an excellent brush! Use the flag button to report inappropriate Please help us maintain positive conversations here by following our guidelines Here’s a close-up of the Icing Expert Kabuki brush: I bought mine for $8.50, but the whole site is on sale right now with all brushes at $5. They’re even built with the same look with the brush being a bamboo material and the gold ferrule. Dress link has some awesome brushes for very affordable! But I am just IN LOVE with my Tarte one! My favorite brush of all time to apply foundation is the Tarte’s buffer brush, but this little fella will leave you $34 poorer and I am not about that splurging life!I am always searching for drugstore dupes for my high-end products, so one day I stepped into Icing by Claire’s at the mall and found a brush that looked VERY similar to my Tarte one for less than a third of the price! or disrespectful behavior, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our customer service team in San Francisco is ready to assist you. the following rules. Take the time to make posts easy to understand by using proper spelling, I bought mine when they had a combo deal with the brush and foundation (which is also my favorite) for $39. But if you’re not feeling the investment on the Tarte one, keep tuned because I am working on a post that highlights my favorite drugstore-price brushes and they are all WONDERFUL! I could not say enough wonderful things about it. Your email address will not be published. Now here goes a little secret for ya: wait for a QVC deal to snag your Tarte brush! I ended up snagging one to try it out! This Icing brush has quickly became one of my favorite brushes to apply powder because it is SO large and soft. Any suggestions or dupes? I bought the tarte powder foundation but I cannot afford the brush! 1-877-992-5474 I have the Tarte brush and I find that my ecotools bronzer buffing buff is quite similar. Just the foundation itself costs $39, so this deal is unbeatable! I'm talking about the fancy, but cheap compared to makeup brushes, real hair brushes. Below is a shot of what they look like side by side. The icing brush is much less dense than the Tarte brush and the bristles are thinner, flimsier and spaced out. It’s a process. disagree with someone, but be constructive—not rude. And this Icing brush has too much give for my taste. But in this case bigger doesn’t mean better! You should definitely check the app out :) Being ok with your postpartum body! And that is crazy because the Tarte brush is already the biggest foundation brush I own. Of course the larger size is just my preference. Just as a comparison, here are both brushes mentioned above near my Sigma F-82, which used to be my favorite. Some people prefer a smaller brush that gives them more control and precision. I am always searching for drugstore dupes for my high-end products, so one day I stepped into Icing by Claire’s at the mall and found a brush that looked VERY similar to my Tarte one for less than a third of the price! We reserve the right to remove duplicate, miscategorized, and difficult-to-understand The tarte brush really works so well with that foundation, it's such a strange design but it works. © 2020 Beautylish, Inc. All rights reserved. Okay so there's this app called wanelo, and if you search up "makeup brushes" you'll find a bunch of great quality brushes that serve as dupes for a lot of brands actually. Now, if you are looking for a good foundation brush, the Tarte one is definitely my favorite because it’s so big that it really cuts down application time in half for me. So, even though both brushes are VERY similar in looks, they definitely don’t perform the same. advertisements, spam, commercial messages, or links to other websites or blogs. It’s okay to You can also see that the Icing one is more fluffy than the Tarte one. I ran my fingers through the Icing brush so you can see the density a bit better. If you are looking for an EXCELLENT powder brush, this is your guy right here! Post topics in the appropriate category and You should definitely check the app out :), Hi jasmine, I get all my brushes from art supply stores. Beautylish is a diverse, positive, and respectful community. 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Upon closer inspection you can see that the Icing brush is made out of plastic and not bamboo and the ferrule is a little longer than the Tarte one as well. Have you ever used either brushes before or know of a true dupe for the Tarte brush? You can totally see all the way into the white part. We reserve the right to remove comments and topics that don't adhere to (Find a tip for buying the Tarte one for cheaper at the end of this post). We also may remove the profile of any repeat offender. Whit my Tarte brush I can barely separate the bristles as they’re so tightly packed. grammar, and capitalization. © 2020 Lift.Laugh.Lipstick. refrain from making duplicate posts. The deal is active right now at the QVC’s website if you want to check it out. The F-82 just looks like a baby near the Tarte one. below. policy for negativity and harassment. So the Icing brush CANNOT be considered a dupe for the Tarte brush. Plus, my liquid foundations sinks into the Icing bristles a lot, so you end up wasting some product there. We have a zero-tolerance I ordered a set for only 10 dollars (I know, it's crazy) and the brushes are almost exact dupes for sigma, I'm in love with them! Your email address will not be published. I ordered a set for only 10 dollars (I know, it's crazy) and the brushes are almost exact dupes for sigma, I'm in love with them! I hope this post helped clarify the differences between both brushes! If yes, let us know in the comments below! Available Now. I use my Tarte brush daily with all of my liquid or cream foundations, so I would highly recommend the investment. Required fields are marked *. Okay so there's this app called wanelo, and if you search up "makeup brushes" you'll find a bunch of great quality brushes that serve as dupes for a lot of brands actually. I am a brush fanatic, so I would definitely recommend both of the brushes mentioned in this post. They have every shape, size, hair type imaginable so you can pick synthetic hair brushes for liquid foundation and the more fluffy kind for powder :). Anyone know a dupe for Tarte Bamboo Powder Foundation Brush? All rights reserved. Hopefully there is a dupe out there. Thanks for reading and contributing! Here you can see the size of each brush head and how the Icing one is much bigger.