This is a wonderful powder for those of use who use very little powder. I only use powder to set my concealor and a little down the center of my face. On super humid hot days I'll powder my entire face, but otherwise I'm pretty minimalist. My issues with powder are usually that they make me itch and oxidize-I seem to be really sensitive to certain ingredients-I can't use estee lauder or clinique foundations, mineral foundations like every day minerals and mac mineralized skinifish natural also make me itch. I also need oil control and some powders make me look like an oil slick, mac MSnatural I'm talking about you... I usually use the ELF HD powder but it can look too dry sometimes.
This powder controls oil, doesn't irritate my skin, looks less dry than my ELF powder, I like using a brush with a pressed powder as it's less messy, and it doesn't oxidize and turn orange on me (also something the MAC MS natural powder did). I'm super fair and I used the lightest color and it was perfect. Also if you find the container too chunky and you use a brush, you can break off the back half and you are left with a really skinny palette (I read this idea somewhere else but can't remember were anymore, but I thought it was a great idea). I just don't see the point in breaking the bank on a powder and this is a great one.
I don't use this powder anymore bc I found a different powder that I absolutely love, but while I did use this powder I liked it. I like how well it matches my skin and I like that it isn't too shimmery like some powders I've used. The packaging is also great, convenient. Its a good product and I'm keeping it for backup in case I run out of my new favorite powder. I do wish this powder lasted longer, but overall its a good product. The only reason I don't use it anymore is bc I found something a little better.
I have really oily skin & it was always hard for me to find a good powder & my mom bought me this for my birthday & I absolutely love it. I would deffinally buy it again it is the only powder I will use. continued >>
Overall I did like this powder. It wasn't anything special (not as good as my MSFN) however it was pretty finely milled for a drugstore powder and didn't end up looking cakey on my face. I have this in the shade honey 3-4 which is a good match for my NC 40 skin. My BIGGEST problem with this powder is that I went through it so quickly! Let me first say that i AM NOT an over-powderer. I have dry skin so I only put powder around my nose/T-zone and maybe a light dusting over the rest of my face. I will rarely touch up throughout the day just because I couldn't be bothered to bring makeup with me in my bag. However I went through this powder in 2 months I think?
I may try this again since it isn't all that expensive however I expect my pressed powders to last MUCH longer than that!
For some strange reason..pretty much all my friends and I happen to have this product and it's great. I don't have oily skin but my T-zone tends to be oily sometimes depending on what I use. Throughout the day, if my skin looks oily, I would just pat this on and it mattifies my face immediately therefore my face would look fresh and normal again and it doesn't really make my skin look cakey :)
I just recently bought this product for 9.99. It is a great price, considering it is such a great product! I usually use the mabelline fit me powder. that powder would make my skin sooooo oily during school. I have acne prone skin, so i need something thats light. Today I tried this powder out and there was literally no sign of oil. my face felt so soft and light, I even got a compliment :D I will be buying it again, probably in a darker shade. The product itself is very sheer so it doesnt really matter if you buy the wrong shade. I highly reccomend this to anyone with acne prone, or very oily skin. This is medium coverage and doesnt look cakey at all! it looks very natural, which is why i love this product so much. I would say the only con is the packaging. It is very inconvineint and weird. However, I will be repurchasing again! xx
This product kept the oils on my face at bay, and I found that I had less oil build up on my skin during the day. But I noticed after a month or so of using it that I started to get big pimples on my forehead, the place where I hardly ever break out on!! So, I am discontinuing the use of this product. It's quiet sad, bc I really liked how matte my super oily skin looked after using this powder.
Eh. This does nothing to control oil for me. I bought it in the shade cream, which is perfect for my fair skin. It feels nice on my skin, nice and soft, and doesn't look cakey at all. It just does absolutely nothing else. I'm still oily 15 minutes after applying it. Not a fan, wont be repurchasing, and I'm still hoping there is something out there that will control my shiny face :(
Love! I have combination skin and need to tame my t-zone throughout the day. I carry this in my purse to do touch-ups and it works beautifully. It delivers what it promises though - it's very matte. So if you don't want to look too matte then don't use this powder. For us slightly oily girls, it's fabulous!
Despite the shocking amount of parabens, I really like this product. I have very sensitive skin and I've been using it for a year with no problems. Best product to control oily skin! and keep foundation at bay :P