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on 2/2/2016 4:19:00 PM
More reviews by guitarheroine91
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
This powder is super silky, the shade 05 somehow works perfectly on my incredibly pale skin, and it makes my skin look radiant even without any foundation. So impressed with this powder, not to mention it smells amazing.I've also tried their fixing powder and I've got to say I like this one better. There are very few essence products I haven't loved. This also doesn't break me out at all.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 12/14/2015 9:56:00 AM
More reviews by lisahara
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Normal, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Love it. From someone who's always on the hunt for good drugstore products, this is a gem. My experience with Essence's liquid foundations weren't quite pleasant so I was two-minded about their compact powder. After considering the price , I just decided to give it a go and was more than pleasantly surprised ! The matte finish is stunning for setting foundations and the texture of the powder is gorgeously silky . For the price you're honestly going to struggle to find one that compares. I'll definitely be repurchasing.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 9/28/2015 4:52:00 AM
More reviews by IvetaBM
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Coarse
Love it! I've already repurchased it three times and I don't intend to stop using it. Mattifies the skin without looking like you have anything on your face, and I mean that in the best possible way. For its ridiculously low price, it's a very pleasant surprise.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 4/21/2015 10:18:00 PM
More reviews by CordulaM
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm
Hair: Other, Wavy, Coarse
I like this a LOT. A huge reason is because of the price. It's normally cheap but I got mine for under a dollar because it was discontinued. I just wanted a simple powder to put on at work to make me look a little less dead lol. This doesn't have major coverage as it's only a powder, but I still see a differnce. I was also a litte hesitant with mattifying powder because I don't have tons of shine and I don't want to look cakey. But I do sometimes use jojoba oil or sunscreen and I see some slickness left over. So this really helps with that. I got a color that I guess I can't get again, but I would repurchase. Then again, I haven't used powder in ages. I've heard good things about Rimmel and other comparable ones so it's not like I can say this is the best of them all. But I can say that having tried it, I like it.
on 4/11/2015 3:23:00 PM
More reviews by alice7726
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This was ok. It was very good for the price, but for me it just didn't cut it. Honestly when i first got it i thought it was great! But then i bought some other ones and realized that they were waaaaaay better. If you're just starting your makeup collection i would say this powder is a good inexpensive product to buy.
on 2/2/2015 6:01:00 AM
More reviews by beautyfreshful
Skin: Oily, Olive, Not Sure
I have the 10 light beige and I absolutely love it ! The powder itself light and gives off a flawless finish as well a natural look - which is what I like ! I have very oily skin so I am always having to reapply powders in order to hide the shine, this powder did me wonders! I only had to re apply a couple of times throughout the day compared to other pressed face powder where I as always having to re apply it to my face. It has a natural cover to and doesn't clog your pores up to the extent where you can see it like some powders do. It is cheap therefore you wouldn't think it would work but it does! Do not let the price foul you - another bonus to the essence products! The packaging is very sturdy and durable - went everywhere with me and even though the name has rubbed off its still in tack. I would defiantly re purchase this powder and recommend it to people with oily skin.
on 1/25/2015 8:16:00 PM
More reviews by Alduin
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Relaxed, Medium
=Pros=-Matt, Absorbs excess oils-Excellent price-Simple, compact packaging=Cons=-Need to touch up more often-Makes pores on nose seem biggerOverall, good product. I would buy more of it.
on 7/18/2014 2:41:00 PM
More reviews by BeccaBxo
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
great product! i use it as powder to put over my foundation everyday. does exactly what it says it will, and cant beat the price of this brand!! only thing is the packaging fades and scratches off easily. but go buy this! haha
on 7/1/2014 8:14:00 AM
More reviews by sclaire
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
Great powder! I have it in 10 light beige and I absolutely love it! I bought it and thought: "too cheap, it will look gross on my skin like the Catrice one does" but hell no! It´s fine milled, lightweight and I think it´s a great budget product for those with dry sensitive skin like mine, my face feels great and looks natural! My best friend feels the same way and her skin is like mine: dry (even more than mine, hers is totally dry, mine it´s more combination: dry cheeks oily nose and forehead), pale and sensitive, actually it was her raving about it that made me get it ( I had a 10 euros "cupon" in card for next buy buy but i needeed to buy 20 euros and caudalie mask was 19.99! so I remembered her and bought it lol). For reference i´m a mac nc15 , it warms a bit my face but in a flattering way, and it´s Summer anyway (here in Portugal it feels more like Spring these days). Love it! Love the essence mono shadows and this powder! It was about time they made foundation for pale skin as well!
on 4/16/2014 1:59:00 PM
More reviews by bleed18
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
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