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Clarisonic creates sensational Sonic Foundation Brush for flawless makeup (Video)
Here it is your moment of beauty Zen: the Sonic Foundation Brush-- Clarisonic's first micro-blending makeup brush that transforms every Clarisonic cleansing device into a makeup applicator – helping people cleanse and blend their way to flawless-looking skin. (Watch the video I placed at the end of this article).
The Sonic Foundation Brush utilizes Clarisonic's patented oscillation technology to generate more than 18,000 micro-blends per minute, gently buffing the skin for an airbrushed, full-coverage look. The blend of bristle sizes – some soft and thin for blending, others firm and thick for precision – spread and evenly apply liquid makeup for the perfect blending, contouring or strobing effect in 60 seconds. Equipped with specially designed nonporous fibers, the brush head absorbs minimal formula to prevent clumping and reduce foundation waste.
The Sonic Foundation Brush has been proven to provide better coverage and blending than hands alone. When compared to a makeup sponge the Sonic Foundation Brush takes less time and less product to achieve the same amount of coverage. Don't you love that!
According to Clarisonic co-founder and president, Dr. Robb Akridge , "Clarisonic invented sonic cleansing over a decade ago and is constantly dreaming up new ways to help people look great and feel confident about the skin they're in. Our new Sonic Foundation Brush is a great way to transform any Clarisonic device – new or well-loved – into a two-in-one cleansing and makeup blending tool that you won't be able to live without."
The brush can be used with a variety of liquid or cream makeup including: foundation, concealer, contour/cream stick, highlighter, color correcting primer and cream blush. It also has easy-to-clean anti-microbial fibers that keep the brush clean and fresh.
STEP 1: Wet face and brush head, apply cleanser and begin your 60 second cleanse – starting on your forehead, nose and chin and finishing with cheeks. Clarisonic works with the skin's natural elasticity to gently cleanse the skin 6X better than hands alone. It beautifully transforms skin's texture, reducing the appearance of pores, creating a smoother, more radiant canvas for your makeup.
STEP 2: For a full-coverage foundation look, dab your favorite liquid foundation onto desired areas of the face. Or, to contour, apply a dark shade along the jawline and hollows of the cheeks, and a light shade to the high points of the face, like your cheek bones and bridge of nose.
STEP 3:Start at the lowest speed, adjusting to your preference (higher speed for thicker formulations). Gently glide the device in circular motions starting at your cheeks (20 seconds each), transitioning to your forehead (10 seconds), then nose and chin area (10 seconds). If contouring, start blending lighter colors first, then gradually begin blending into darker shades.
Be sure to keep it clean with a daily washing with water and a brush shampoo. For existing Clarisonic device owners, it's a great time to also explore new cleansing brush heads that best suit the season and personal skin type.