JGOB Blending Sponge for Beauty | Review + Giveaway

Happy Friday! Today I am excited to bring you a review of a beauty sponge from the brand JGOB. You all know that I love the BeautyBlender, but I don’t love the $20 price tag. That being said, I’ve stuck with the BeautyBlender because I haven’t found a more affordable option that works. When I got the opportunity to try the JGOB Blending Sponge, I couldn’t resist. It is about $8 cheaper than a BeautyBlender, which is a decent savings. Let me share my thoughts on the sponge, and stay tuned to the end for a giveaway!


JGOB Blending Sponge for Beauty | Review + Giveaway

The JGOB Blending Sponge comes in 11 colors and in a screw-top travel case. I got the neon green to review. The sponge is designed to reduce waste by having the perfect density so the makeup goes on your face without getting trapped in the sponge. JGOB also designed the sponge to be soft to the touch and the perfect shape to work on all areas of the face. Finally, the sponge is easy to clean and use again.


As you can see, the sponge is very similar to the BeautyBlender in size and shape. It does feel very soft to the touch in my hand, but it also feels much denser than the BeautyBlender. This made me very nervous to use the product. However, I was so surprised when I went to apply my foundation! The JGOB sponge applies my foundation even better than a BeautyBlender. I definitely find that more product ends up on my face than usual, and I get a beautiful finish. The one main drawback for me is that the sponge is a bit rough on my face. I do use it damp, but it is nowhere near as soft as a BeautyBlender. That being said, I think that is a fair trade-off for having such an amazing application.

JGOB Blending Sponge for Beauty | Review + GiveawayI also used the JGOB Blending Sponge with my favorite CC Cream. I didn’t enjoy that result quite as much, but it was still comparable to how it applies with the BeautyBlender. Finally, I did wash the sponge and the product came out nicely. The sponge was stained a little, but the majority of product washed out easily. I’m really impressed!


All in all, I am really loving the JGOB Blending Sponge! I’ve been reaching for it to apply my foundation all the time now! I still really love my BeautyBlenders, as they feel super soft on the skin, but if you are really on a budget and want a comparable product, I highly recommend this sponge. You can buy it on Amazon HERE for just $11.97!


Now it’s your chance to win one of these awesome Blending Sponges from JGOB! They are giving away one sponge to one winner in the United States. Please read the complete Terms & Conditions in the Rafflecopter widget before entering. Good luck!

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The product in this post was provided for my unbiased review. All opinions are my own. See my Disclosure Policy for more information. 


  1. kateydandelion says:

    I’ve been using the Real Techniques blending sponge, as I didn’t want to spend so much on the Beauty Blender. Since that one got really good reviews, I decided to try it out- I really love it, but am very much open to trying out other ones!

    • Adventures in Polishland says:

      Yes, it expands slightly, but because it is much more dense it doesn’t expand a great deal.

  2. Nataile Brown says:

    I usually use a flat-top brush but sometimes I use my fingers. This sponge sounds awesome! Thank-you. 🙂

  3. raitalle says:

    I’ve usually used my fingers, but sometimes a brush. I’m honestly a bit of a make-up noob aside from nail polish, and don’t wear it a lot, but I’m trying to spend time learning more lately!

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