I'm really surprised at how well this powder controls my oiliness. I consider my skin to be pretty oily, but I actually didn't even need to touch up for the whole day. Well, considering I used this when the weather was colder, I'm not sure how well it would hold up in the summer heat. I like MAC because it really matches my skintone, so that is a plus. I didn't break out from it, but my only complaint would be that this is a stay at home product. I don't feel comfortable with throwing this in my purse and having it explode of powder when I open it up (it's in one of those mineral powder containers). I think it will last me a while, even if I use it everyday. Overall, very pleased.
I don't know if this product broke me out or what- But something I'm using is breaking me out, and I'm using so many new products it's hard to tell which it is.
I didn't notice anything special about this product. It didn't seem to make my skin look super nice at all. It also was dark on my light skin. I got the NW15. I mean let me be fair, it is powder so it isn't too thick so you can't see it too well, but if it was put on thicker it would be too dark. Basically I would probably not repurchase this.
This is actually a really good loose powder and i don't use them at all until four of my eight sisters recommended i get it to set my foundation to get a really flawless look and im so glad i took heed. I got the powder in nc45, i actually had the pressed version of this but that one for some strange reason oxidized as the day went on however this one does not. It's very sheer and fine milled and it made my face look incredibly airbrushed, i used it in conjunction to my new prescriptives custom blend foundation, great combo, throughout the day i use mac's blot for touch ups. I will be however going to get my loose powder custom blended since the lady at macy's did an awesome job putting my foundation together. I do wish they added a puff, other than that, great stuff.
this product BROKE ME OUT.
and i RARELY break out .
this product is also very messy because everytime youopen the twist lid, the product is already filled up to the top. therefore when you dip your brush in it, you are actaully taking more than you need.
This powder is great. I use it to set my foundation and under eye concealer and it does a good job of taking away extra shine without making my face cakey or dry looking. Has a nice soft velvety finish. Great powder.
I NEED this powder. I LOVE it! it sets my foundation, and it can be reapplied at the end of the day after work if Im in a rush, right on top with out getting cakey.
I'm not sure about this. It's supposed to be sheer, but I don't think it even shows up at all. I just was hoping to use this alone during the summer...but if it doesn't show up its not really worth it. And I use the prep&prime powder to set my makeup. so this is kinda worthless to me. continued >>
Now i like this item and i hate it all at once, i'm totally unsure about it. I like that it is quite lightweight but i can see why people have written it is cakey. i find it quite streaky to be honest, the colour does not apply evenly and i'm often being told by my boyfriend (once i get out into the light) that certain parts of my face look more orange than others. I do have a huge problem with oily skin on my nose and quite a lot of other powders i've tried have only made this worse, and what i like about this item is that it did not, it kept it totally perfect all day long. I think i would buy this item again, but i would invest in a good pressed powder first (chanel's is good but pricey) and then buy this in a colour lighter than my skin to apply after the pressed powder simply to my nose area. I wouldn't buy this again because i think it is too pigmented and had the tendancy to make my skin orange. It had no reflective qualities (for example i love benefit's get even pressed powder because it has a yellow quality to it) and unless i was going in to a dark club i would fear i looked like a tangerine. I used it once all over my face and then decided not to use it again. For that price i recommend you steer clear of this powder and invest in a better quality one that wont make you look orange!
It does not give good coverage; and looks cakey when I apply a little more to give some coverage. Does not do much to cover up my skin. Can be rather drying too.
I love it!! It feels lightweight and it looks nice on my skin!