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on 2/28/2009 9:46:00 PM
More reviews by cjx3pooh
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Color: I have this in transparent, so no colorTexture: Very smooth and blendableFinish: Not cakey at all, absorbs oil pretty well, not for a long time but it makes my skin looks polishedPackaging: No brush or mirror, I like this kind of packaging because you get a lot more productValue: Very good, it's ~$5 and it's a great powderOverall: I would recommend it to anyone with oily skin to set your makeup or touch up during the day, it's a very natural-looking powder, you cannot tell if anything's even on your face, other than the fact that the oil is gone =]
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 2/28/2009 4:29:00 PM
More reviews by jrm1862
Skin: Combination, Tan, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I like this! I have the sandstorm. I am impressed how well this controls my oil and it sets my makeup well. Gives a nice sheer finish. And the best part is it's so cheap. The container is kind of cheap but it's what's inside that counts. Why spend alot when you don't have too!
on 2/28/2009 4:08:00 PM
More reviews by taizi
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Finally, a product that can keep my oil at bay for more than an hour! I have tried it all; Estee Lauder, Maybelline, Make Up Forever, Sephora and the list goes on. Even with a good primer, the oil on my face is way too powerful. Well, after reading the okay reviews of this product, I decided to test it out. I'm not too fond of the packaging, since there is no application sponge and I always end up dropping the lid. The powder itself was all right, it exaggerated my pores slightly. Working at a restaurant, I am always running around, busing tables, dealing with people, etc, etc. After about 3 hours, I go to the bathroom to check up on my face and it is still slightly matte, which impressed me. This product also helped my concealer stay in place, on top of all of my acne scars. My biggest complaint is that my pores looked huge. Overall, I am still satisfied with the oil control for a drug store product.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 2/6/2009 5:42:00 PM
More reviews by ABC9
Skin: Very Oily, Other, Not Sure
I got this at a BOGOF sale along with the Lasting Foundation and I love it. Even paying the full price, it's only like 3 or 4 bucks at CVS so it's ridiculously cheap but it's a lot better at keeping you matte than other pricier powders. I have it in Sandstorm and although it's not a perfect match, it's still in an acceptable range cuz it's pretty sheer over foundation. There are only three color choices- Beige, Sandstorm, and Translucent- so I don't think everyone can use it. I've always been wary of "translucent" powders cuz they never are- they just give you that weird ghosty color. I'm really starting to like Rimmel products (never gave it a second glance before cuz their advertisements kinda suck) and at that quality and that price, I don't think there's a better powder out there for us Drugstore MU users.Oh yeah. The lid seems like it would fall off at any point, but it's stayed on for me. Of course, I don't really carry it everywhere with me so I don't really know how it'd far in a purse. The pan's diameter is generous, even if the height of the pan is a little shallow. Still, it's super cheap. Buy it!
on 2/1/2009 9:30:00 PM
More reviews by stomishi
Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Not Sure
I'm not wild about the packaging on this product, but it does wonders to get rid of shine!
on 2/1/2009 3:18:00 PM
More reviews by tv_viewer
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Coarse
I love this powder! I've been using it for probably about 7 or so years now. I have very dry skin in the winter and it doesn't look cakey at all. It's very natural looking and you can't beat the price. The only con is the packaging; I wish it had a mirror.
on 1/21/2009 9:34:00 PM
More reviews by makeupjunkie90
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
Works surprisingly very well for drugstore powder!! Definitely comparable to MAC Blot Powder. I prefer using this for touch ups over other pressed powders because it does not cake up. It works very well to mattify my skin and really shrinks the look of my pores!! Really controlled my oily skin very well for a few hours without getting cakey. It also doesn't turn chalky white like most "transparent" powders. A great find, comparable to higher-end products!!
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 1/21/2009 11:34:00 AM
More reviews by krodoux
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
i love this powder =) since i have oily skin this product actually works for me=) it makes my skin stay matte =) <3 mine is almost finished now...n i'm definitely getting a new one =P xoxo
on 1/13/2009 5:02:00 PM
More reviews by evonneSTYLE
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Price  ( 6.00 CAN )Packaging Repurchase [Yes]-------------------------------OH MY!What a GREAT find! I bought this in Transparent, and it is quite transparent on my skin tone. I love this product, it keeps my face matte for about 4 hours and it actually will give you slight coverage. Once I applied this, I noticed the size of my pores appeared smaller. It is not at all cakey and the texture is quite smooth! For only 6 dollars, I will repurchase and repurchase again. The only problem I have with it is the packaging. The lid just doesn't want to stay on and continuously comes off in my bag, besides that, I ADORE this product. :) <3
on 1/10/2009 9:15:00 PM
More reviews by candystripelegs
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
This is an excellent pressed powder for the price! Even though it is not a compact-type powder, I don't mind at all. I keep a small compact mirror in my purse so it doesn't end up with powder on it. Also, I buy a package of puffs or sponges that can easily fit into the container and be replaced every week. Yes, the lid is not ideal but I've taken this with me to the club and concerts and it hasn't come off so I don't think it's that big of a deal. Scent is very very faint, you have to hold the container to your nose to even notice it. the only thing that could be better would be a totally FF version..but hey, it's better than those horrid-smelling,chalky cover girl powders!Coverage is good, does a great job at mattifying and didn't make me breakout. I use the transulcent and for under $6 would be again. Also, try the Lasting Minerals Rimmel foundation, it is another great bargain!!
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