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on 4/5/2009 8:38:00 PM
More reviews by Hannahbby2
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
I used this until I found MAC. It does it's job, it evens skin tone and comes in a variety of colors, but it's no comparison to higher end brands like MAC. It's good for people just beginning to use makeup.
on 4/5/2009 8:20:00 PM
More reviews by drbuffdaddy
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I always buy this pressed powder in Creamy Natural because it has given me no skin problems, looks great, is the perfect shade for me, and makes my face matte. I carry it with me everywhere to use when I need it. A dusting of it makes my face look fresh no matter what I have been doing or how oily my skin is. The price is great, and I trust it. I will always buy this powder.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 3/24/2009 12:56:00 PM
More reviews by Surfinbeauty
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I am reviewing this product in Fragrance Free (the light green compact). I have both 210 (classic ivory) and 225 (buff beige), as my skin tends to be a bit more pale in the winter and more tan in the summer. I have extremely sensitive, acne-prone skin and I always stress over changing products, however this powder was wonderful! It didn't cause any blemishes and it does a pretty good job of keeping the oilies at bay. I was using Almay's clear complexion powder, but it had a tendency to look orange on me (especially when I would dab it just on certain spots). The Cover Girl compact might not be the classiest looking make-up compact in the world, but for the price and quality/effectiveness, I'm sold! I prefer this over other drugstore (and even department store) brands and will continue to repurchase in the future. Compare prices at your local drugstores/grocery stores - I recently found it on sale for $3.99 at Albertson's.
2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 3/6/2009 9:47:00 PM
More reviews by rcgg1993
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
CoverGirl always has very reliable products . I always use this product as a finishing powder for my Revlon ColorStay foundation . It has a nice texture to it &the color goes on Translucent so I don't have to worry about looking orangey or anything . It doesn't make me break out ... If anything it's KEPT my skin clear more than other powders . I love this powder &will continue to use it with my daily makeup routine . I would DEFINITELY recommend it =] .
on 2/18/2009 9:35:00 PM
More reviews by Shannonjc1
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Ive been using this powder for years :) I have very sensitive skin, and this is the only powder that does not break me out. It sets my foundation really well, and does not need touching up too frequently. It also doesnt look orange by the end of the day like some powders tend to do. I use the Buff Beige shade :)
on 2/11/2009 7:20:00 PM
More reviews by mellybeerbelly
Great for touchups! I have Classic Ivory, so its basically a translucent finish on my skin, it doesn't last super long, but just enough to hold up for a few hours..
on 1/25/2009 2:05:00 PM
More reviews by r4k
its an ok powder..i think this caused me some minor break outs..i prefer the maybelline shine free and stay matte pressed powders over this...this powder is quite chalky for me..i would only but this again if they discontinue the maybelline shine free and stay matte.
on 1/18/2009 8:20:00 PM
More reviews by jessamyn15
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I bought this when I decided to try the AquaSmooth foundation ( by CoverGirl also). I wouldn't recommend using it with AquaSmooth whatsoever. I read it on the CoverGirl website that it should be used with this product but that was a lie.Anyways, the major problem with this is the color. My AquaSmooth was a 220 & when I looked at the 420 for this, it was WAY too light. So I kept going up shades and decided to stop at 440 since it was 4 shades darker (supposively) and I didn't want my face darker than my neck. Long story short, I came home and tried it as quick as I can. After applying it after AquaSmooth, I looked so pale. So thanks CoverGirl for your HORRIBLE color selectionsI wouldn't recommend this with people who have acne scars or dry skin because it looks so flaky. My face gets oilier during the day but when I used this, my face was too dry and that's not something I want.So basically, I wouldn't recommend or repurchase this at all. Maybe if you find the right shade, it can be good for some people but it's definitely not for me
on 1/16/2009 9:21:00 AM
More reviews by krumrill
Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm
Same as the other CG compacts. No coverage, great for setting foundation. Reapplying is a must throughout the day, but it's great for oily skin, really keeps it under control.
on 1/16/2009 3:50:00 AM
More reviews by Vae
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
I use this product to control shine on my face. It works quite well for me, even on warm days.The Classic Ivory shade in the Cover Girl line matches my skin almost exactly, so I can use this powder alone just to control the shine, or as a finishing powder on top of my foundation. I apply it lightly with a large powder brush and it blends in well and doesn't look caked on.I chose this pressed powder largely because it's fragrance free; using fragranced products on my face tends to give me a headache from the scent so I avoid them as much as possible. This powder doesn't have any scent at all, so I'm also pleased with that aspect of the product.This powder is inexpensive and lasts quite a long time, so it's a good value for my purposes.
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