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on 4/20/2015 3:13:00 PM
More reviews by MimMcG
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Lovely, lovely powder from australis. If your wanting a flawless finish to your foundation, seriously invest in this product. Cannot rave about it enough! The only thing is the limited number of shades, which sucks for fairer skin girls like myself, however when im fake tanned this powder matches me. It literally lasts all day on me! However, I do have oily skin and it can make my face feel a little tight/dry, but this usually goes away after settling in to the skin to a complete matte finish. Costs around 12 bucks and is available at Priceline :)
on 4/20/2015 2:54:00 AM
More reviews by GraceieBean
Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral
This product has restored my faith in powders. When I need extra coverage I dust it on with a powder brush to set my liquid foundation or BB/CC cream and then use a damp sponge to reapply it on problem areas, even when you layer it on it doesn't get cakey! It is quite matte at first but soon sets to a more natural finish. When used alone over primer it gives the same coverage as a BB cream. You will need to reapply to oily areas occasionally throughout the day but it does a decent job at holding oil back. Works best with a silicone primer as it's silicone based, but it if I stay out of the elements it plays quite well with the waterbased Face of Australia primer (purple tube one), making this combo my go-to when my skin gets irritated and sensitive. Only complaint is that it is a pretty soft powder so it kicks up a lot when applying it to the brush and it cracks easily once you start getting closer to the pan. I usually have to reset each one with rubbing alcohol once or twice in its life.
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on 4/7/2015 8:25:00 AM
More reviews by izumilove
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse
This is a good and affordable pressed powder, which I think could be used as a foundation as it has pretty decent coverage for a powder. I was using it as a setting powder but I found it a bit too drying on my dry skin. I also found that it didn't control the oil on my nose as well as I would have liked. This changed my opinion on powders as it covered well without looking cakey and it felt comfortable. I feel like this would work well on other skin types, maybe those looking for a natural looking powder foundation that covers well. It helped me realise my needs and what I should be looking for in a powder. It doesn't excel at controlling the oil on my nose as I mentioned, but I wonder if any powder can fix this that doesn't severely dry out my skin. Oh well, blotting papers it is! I appreciated that it lacked fragrance and didn't break me out.
on 3/13/2015 9:01:00 AM
More reviews by mexicancrackles
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
This powder is amazing. I have VERY DRY skin, so I always stayed away from powders because I found that they either dried my skin out or made my skin look really flaky and patchy. I got this on sale for $9 for priceline and I am so so happy I did. Finally I can powder my face without looking like a flak, patchy mess! The finish of this is so natural, it's not so matte that it completely takes away all the shininess, but it's matte enough that it sets my makeup and removes all stickiness!
on 2/17/2015 4:55:00 AM
More reviews by MissJingly
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
For me, this is my HG powder. My mum has MAC's pressed powder and I really can't tell any difference between the two! Price wise, this is decent, especially if you can get this at one of Priceline's 40% off cosmetics sale. The coverage of this product is amazing and I use this by itself whenever I feel lazy and don't feel like putting a BB cream on. I also use this for fix ups during the day and it's a must-have in my bag. Australis recently changed the packaging of this one so that the mirror is in the puff compartment rather than the powder compartment which I think is excellent because this way the mirror won't get dirty. I've travelled with this powder and the packaging is sturdy and really resistant to the everyday abuse I put it through. The only problem I can think of with this is that the powder only comes in 3 shades. I have fair-medium skin and I use Natural (the lightest shade) so I can see people with paler or darker skin not really being able to use this. Besides this, there is really nothing I can fault with this product. I'm on my second one already! Well done Australis!
on 1/14/2015 7:52:00 AM
More reviews by Sophiesbeautyworldxo
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I LOVE THIS POWDER!Covers my acne well and i use it under my eyes and it covers my dark under eye circles so well!The colour range is good for me, but might not be for others x
on 12/28/2014 12:55:00 AM
More reviews by ulittlebeauty
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I absolutely love this powder!!! This helps my foundation last all day (12+ hours), makes my face matte and holds back oil, doesn't make my face look powdery, it's super affordable and the packaging is very cute. I have already recommended this to so many people and I will definitely be repurchasing as soon as I run out! My favourite powder so far ahh
on 10/13/2014 3:01:00 AM
More reviews by MakeupLivie17
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I have recently purchased this powder and I am absolutely in love with it! Since my skin tone color is very hard to find I have basically lost all hope in finding my exact color in powders, but when I saw the reviews for this powder I thought it actually seemed quite good! So I went in and tested my colors. I ended up with the shade natural. I love this powder so much! Its probably one of the best powders I have ever bought! Even though the shades for this powder are quite limited with only 3 shades which are all pretty light, I found them quite good for fair, light and medium colored skin tones. This powder gives good coverage and can be worn with a liquid foundation underneath or just a primer. It goes on extremely well when using a primer and a liquid foundation, its so smooth and creamy and very easy to apply to the entire face. I have also found that its very good for sensitive skin as it has no perfume in it, which causes sensitive skin to dry out or become rashy. Its also oil free which is fabulous for oily skin, such as my own. This powder is priced very reasonably its around $20.00 in New Zealand so it very affordable. Overall, extremely impressed with this powder and when it runs out I will be re-purchasing!
on 10/10/2014 12:52:00 AM
More reviews by Tayla91
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I really love this product, it's like a way less expensive version of MAC studio fix. It comes in the same kind of packaging and I can't really tell the difference between them when wearing them. I use it over a foundation if I want coverage (it blurs out imperfections wonderfully) or by itself if I want something very light. I think the only disadvantage is that it only comes in three shades, but as I have found that Deep Natural is perfect on my skin, this is not an issue for me. It's very cheap (about $12 when not on sale) and easy to come by. Also, LOVE that it is animal friendly :-)
on 8/1/2014 3:19:00 AM
More reviews by hannahbeautyxoxo
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
wow this stuff is amazing!! I heard so many great reviews about it so I decided to pick it up- and I'm so glad I did! I really love the compact packaging with a mirror and sponge included! I really love the thickness of the powder, it gives the perfect amount of extra coverage or setting without being cakey and creasing. I just dust a tiny bit over my t/zone and forehead and I'm good to go- with or without foundation! I use this almost everyday and I really, really love it! For all you MAC lovers out there, this powder is an extreme dupe to their studio fix pressed powder! This powder is also very affordable ($11- wow!) and caters to all skin tones- Highly, highly recommend it!
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