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on 5/12/2015 11:06:00 AM
More reviews by flairgirl8
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
While this product did not work out for me, I do think it is a great, affordable powder with a high spf of 30. I have this in the translucent and it just did not agree with my large pores and wrinkles. The airbrushing effect, the "sheen" highlighted all my skin's imperfections and made my combination skin look chalky. I tried many different applications and could not get this to look good on me.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 4/25/2015 2:55:00 PM
More reviews by Difi357
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Really love this brand. I have oily light skin in winter months since don't indoor tan anymore. I have blemish free skin but oily. Makes my face tone even. I wear little make up, going to work I just brush some on and have it on, keeps my face most of the day from that oily look. When I go out I put a mousse foundation and use a large brush instead of the one included and apply all over. For me it works great ! And I do have semi sensitive skin. Little pricey but if you want quality that's what it costs. My fave make up line is MAC and I've switch from their powders to this it's half the price and works just as well! Only flaw is I wish I could match the colour at the store but Walmart carries it and they have a large collection and if you pick a tone that is completely off from yours you can go return and them them it's not correct and there's no hassle! Love it give it a try they have large line of products to choose from!
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 2/11/2015 6:33:00 PM
More reviews by autumnmaplemoon
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I really want to like this product...it is one of the physicians formula powders that is not too pink and/or too dark (I am talking to you, BB powder) and the texture to touch is really really creamy. But...1. It does something bad to my skin. It was not very obvious at first, but after a week of use there were much more breakouts on my face. (I actually very rarely actually get breakout...but this just manage to do that to me...)2. The "airbrushing" part (the sheen) emphasizes every little imperfection on my face that I don't even know. I am young (look at the age division) and my skin is in general in pretty good condition but this powder just emphasizes every dry patch (that I don't even know) and break outs (caused by this powder) on my face. It is just...not a good look. 3. I tried it every way...on bare skin, over sheer foundation and over full coverage foundation, and it is just...chalky. No matter what brush I use or what the application method I try, it just leaves a visible (I mean it, I can see the dust of the powder) layer of powder on my face. I even tried to use my fingers to help blending but it just...doesn't work. The chalkiness and the shine somehow (I don't even know how) makes my skin look dry and shiny at the same time...just terrible.4. The packaging. I first thought that the mirror on the bottom is pretty handy until the hinge broke...and then the whole pan just sat there and....it was bad.Bottom line: I tossed it.
on 2/2/2015 10:07:00 PM
More reviews by Yvonneay
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
This powder is pretty lovely. I like the feel of it, as well as the finish. It leaves my face looking pretty natural with just a light sweep over my BB cream and concealer. On days that I just want to quickly get out of the house I wear this powder.I can't think of really any negative thing about this powder besides the claims of SPF 30. If you really look into how they determine what SPF something is, then this would be classified as not even having an SPF in my opinion. Layered over a moisturizer, a foundation, both with some SPF, then this, sure it could help, but not on it's own. I try to be good and never leave the house without some protection from the sun, but I would never leave the house wearing just this and expect to be "protected".Other than that, it doesn't break me out, it feels nice and soft, and it's a great basic powder.
5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
on 11/11/2014 12:07:00 PM
More reviews by rby82589
Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I love this powder! I have normal skin that gets just slightly oily in the t-zone throughout the day, but my nose is also dry/flakey. I wanted a setting powder that wasn't super matte because I like a more natural/satin finish and I am not concerned about oil control. I'm MAC NW15 (in mineralize foundation) and I bought this powder in Creamy Natural. The color looks great on me, not too dark. I apply with a fluffy powder brush over foundation and it looks beautiful. I also apply more heavily over BB cream and can get some coverage from this powder. The powder doesn't cling to/accentuate my dry skin but also takes most of my shine away. It doesn't look powdery and cakey on the skin like most powders do. My only complaint is the packaging: it's very bulky and feels fragile. I like that it comes with a little brush for convenience on the go, but the brush storage compartment bigger than necessary and adds to the bulk.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 11/2/2014 6:50:00 PM
More reviews by evieglenn
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
This natural looking powder is perfect for achieving a dewy look. I love it for brightening up my under eye area. It's a bit too shimmery for areas where my skin isn't perfectly smooth, so I put it where I want a highlight (under my eyes, cheekbones, and cupids bow). It provides a medium to light coverage depending on how you apply (use a dry or damp sponge for more coverage). Overall I love this powder but I wouldn't use it as a powder foundation unless I had perfect skin.
on 10/20/2014 11:58:00 PM
More reviews by Jackierose1987
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
I LOVE this! I keep this in my purse for easy touch ups during the day. I am a liquid foundation girl, but, on very hot days, or lazy days this is perfect. It covers beautifully, high coverage for a powder. Nice glow, not chalky or powdery. It covers all my redness, looks natural but flawless. I've never been so impressed with a powder foundation, and I've tried kat von d, BE, BE ready, and mac. The only downside is the packaging, it's bulky, breaks easily, and I hate when they have brushes in compacts, feels wasteful.
on 9/19/2014 1:25:00 PM
More reviews by Dowty50
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Let me start off buy saying I've tried EVERYTHING high end low end you name it to try to cover up my acne and scarring. A year ago I discovered "pur minerals pressed powder" was my HG for the longest time but it never really matched me and was 27$!! I stumbled upon this a few weeks ago looking for something that wouldn't break me out, offer the coverage I needed(full) and cheaper than pur minerals. Well I FOUND IT with this product I was AMAZED veryyyy similar to put minerals but less than half the price! Amazing! This is also great for acne prone skin, no fragrance, talc, parabins or anything like that! Looking for light weight, natural looking full coverage that only takes SECONDS to apply. This is it give it a try I'm telling you you won't be disappointed
on 9/10/2014 7:06:00 PM
More reviews by Lisa_Marie
Skin: Very Dry, Other, Not Sure
I like the everything about this except that the lightest one is too dark for my fair skin. Love the SPF aspect.
on 9/10/2014 6:50:00 PM
More reviews by twisted_prncess
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I just started using this because of a 30% off sale at a local drug store. I have been an avid user of MAC studio FX for my combination skin, but wanted to try something lighter feeling. I bought this stuff as a first try into the world of mineral makeup and I must say, I LOVE it. It feels lightweight, it looks like satin and although it does have a very subtle glow to it, it does stay matte pretty well. The coverage is not bad, and buildable, so someone like me who does not like wearing heavy foundation can play with it on a need-by-need basis. This stuff is beautiful. It looks beautiful and feels beautiful on my skin. It is makeup that I feel my skin loves to have on it. I love the ingredients and it has not caused any problems for my skin.Packaging: I use the brush it came with, but will admit it is not the best applicator. I could see a larger brush being much faster and better. I have even read that some have used a sponge, which could also be easily stored in place of the brush it comes with under the mirror. It is slightly bulky packaging, but with touch-ups barely needed, I will take the bad with the overwhelming good in this. I ended up swapping the brush with a larger, softer and more full kabuki brush and I find application much more efficient. Update: I found the "glow" to be a bit too luminous with my combination skin, and only use it in the winter when I don't want my skin to be overboard shiny.
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