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on 5/17/2015 8:11:00 AM
More reviews by summerteeth1
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
I tried this because I wanted to see if it was comparable to Rimmel stay matte. It's a bit heavier and more powdery but it is more matte with more oil control. The packaging is cheap and feels like it's going to break but for $1.99 I'm not going to complain too much.
on 1/16/2015 1:14:00 PM
More reviews by grapes123xo
Skin: Oily, Tan, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Keeps me matte, hasnt broken me out yet, color natural beige seems to match my skin, packaging is a bit cheap and it doesnt come with a good applicator.. i use a kabuku beysh to apply and theres always some fallout. However it does make skin look smoother.
on 11/12/2014 9:18:00 PM
More reviews by karliemoore17
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I own this in pressed and loose, and I really like them both! I picked this up because I heard that they were discontinuing the loose, so I figured I'd have to switch to this when my loose was gone anyway. I am really happy with this product! It sets my makeup really well, and stays on for hours! I'd say it kept my t zone from looking shiny for about 8 hours, which is darn good for a $3 powder! It also doesn't give you that white cast like the loose powder cancif you apply too much. Really happy with this.
on 10/27/2014 2:24:00 AM
More reviews by yankee77
Skin: Normal, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I love this powder. I started using it when Maybelline messed up their dream matte powder (why must makeup companies keep torturing us?)!NYC powder covers nicely, holds up well and does a good job and evening out my foundation. The price is awesome and I always buy several in case they pull the plug on this one too! I do wish they included a puff in the compact, but it's no biggie...
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 9/8/2014 1:17:00 PM
More reviews by apowerfulbeat
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
I bought this hoping for a cheap drugstore pressed powder to set my foundation (since I thought Rimmel Stay Matte was clogging my pores) but it just isn't worth the $2 or $3. Just go out and buy the loose version of Smooth Skin, it works so much better. The pressed is very powdery, so your brush picks up a lot of product, and it seems more white than translucent, so it leaves a white cast. The packaging is also very cheap plastic, very flimsy, and I feel like the mirror part of the compact is going to snap off every time I open it. It doesn't do a great job of setting foundation or controlling oil either. Don't bother, just buy the loose version.
on 6/1/2014 11:29:00 PM
More reviews by kaethie
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
I was using a white finishing powder from Tarte that was $32 and ran out. As a dare by a friend who swears by cheaper make up, I picked up the compact and YAY I looove it and it does the same as the expensive brands. I use my big kabuki brush with it, not a applicator pad. LOOOVE THIS...
on 5/17/2014 7:17:00 PM
More reviews by valmont32677
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Curly, Fine
This oxidized on me badly!! I would only repurchase this if I was totally broke for the rest of the month. Elf's pressed powder is much better. This is thin but manages to make me oilier by mid day than other pressed powders. It's chalky, it's just a mess, & the puff that comes w it is worthless. :/ sorry I hate giving bad reviews!! NYC is not as good of a quality as WnW or elf to me for same $$$.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 5/4/2014 5:22:00 PM
More reviews by KimD507
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Well it doesnt break me out..which is a HUGGGEEEE plus!I think it is greta for normal skinMy skin is oily and it is a nice natural looking finishing powder (I bought trans.)but wish it had more oil control
on 5/4/2014 4:52:00 PM
More reviews by Andisophiaquinn
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Dry, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium
Dang, this powder is awesome. I saw it at Walmart and it was three bucks, so I thought "eh, why not?" Best powder I've ever used, and for a great price! The packaging is sturdy and doesn't crack or anything, and the product doesn't crumble if dropped or anything. It blands well with my skin and absorbs oil quickly. I've also noticed it gives a very little bit of coverage and smooths out my skin tone and makes everything look even without drying out my skin or being too dark or light. I've also noticed it is a lot less cakey than other pressed powders and won't get packed on the applicator like a lot of pressed stuff does. Highly reccomend!
on 4/27/2014 9:15:00 PM
More reviews by caitlynsalmonson
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
glad this was only $3.50..it is ok for first application after foundation/concealer, but just doesn't work to reapply.. stuck to oil on my face and made it look extremely powdery and gross. I never have that problem with other powders. Price is ok but not worth it if you reapply powder throughout the day. :(
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