78% would repurchase
Package Quality: 3.4
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on 5/25/2010 2:21:00 PM
More reviews by bpolivka
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
i love love love love this stuff!! i want to say my skin is oily but it gets very dry in places when i don't have moisturizer. this is honestly the best powder i have ever tried for keeping my face matte. i have a problem with my skin getting oily and i never notice it until i look at pictures but this stuff works very well. i do have to say a couple things i have learned with using it. 1 - i twisted off the mirror and applicator on the bottom, this makes it a lot smaller for me to tote around in my makeup bag and gets rid of the annoying packaging2 - originally i used the elf studio powder brush with this which worked but also left the powder looking odd so now i use the elf kabuki brush3 - it is not going to give you coverage. i have the darkest shade but i could probably buy any shade and get the same results because it is very translucentdo not get this for coverage instead it is great at setting your makeup and keeping your face shine free!
on 5/25/2010 1:52:00 PM
More reviews by xoxjulie21xox
Skin: Normal, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Straight, Other
LOVE this powder, If you are looking for heavy coverage powder this is not it, I like to use this with concealer when i don't feel like putting to much makeup on, its wonderful probably one of the best DS powders! I even like this more then my MAC or Chanel powder! Would buy again in a heartbeat!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 5/25/2010 1:21:00 PM
More reviews by carlingus
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
THIS is my favorite compact powder for keeping with me at all times. It's not going to cover anything, so it definitely isn't good for someone looking for coverage but it IS going to keep you matte. I think, reading through a lot of these negative reviews, if you do not have really REALLY oily skin (as I do) then you aren't going to appreciate this....but if you are a greasy gal this stuff is ridiculous. I only need to touch up about 3 times a day when using this versus 5+....and it keeps me from just giving up halfway through the day and washing my face and starting over like I used to. Oh, and I have seriously tried just about every compact/loose high-end oil controlling power I could get my hands on and then finally, as I was beggining my rounds of drugstore powders I cam across this and I'm satisfied. It's lovely to be satisfied with a product, not necessarily overjoyed, because let's face the facts here NOTHING is going to change my DNA and make me a non-oily person but this is the best pressed powder I've ever owned at keeping me looking fresh, clean, soft and matte. This rivals Kryolan anti shine because I do think it seems to keep me matte for slightly longer...I may need to test it some more.
on 5/25/2010 12:07:00 AM
More reviews by Liita
Skin: Very Oily, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Relaxed, Coarse
hmm... I'm not convinced, the texture is really weird my face looks odd when I wear it, I can't explain it, maybe is because of the color, that is a bit too dark for me (I bought hazelnut dark 2-3) and I'm removing a lippie for that and two lippies for the smell, I can't get over it!!! I swear when I wear this and my Colorstay fdnt I wanna go crazy! anyways, as for oil control... my skin is REALLY oily, and this doesn't do much so yeah... I doubt I'll buy it again.
on 5/25/2010 12:01:00 AM
More reviews by JYCS19
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Other, Fine
Texture seems nice, but I broke out from it. The coloring isn't too great. I am yellow-based in foundation/ makeup. Packing seems cheap. The bad rating is pretty much because I broke out.
on 5/24/2010 11:56:00 PM
More reviews by brokentyrant
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
This is very similar to my physcians formula. Does not blend into skin completely, or give any color. Does blend in good, but feels heavy on face. Like the mirror, but think it is a ripoff at least used w/ maybelline pure.I have applied this again and with a lighter hand and it does blend in flawlessly, as far as coverage there is still none, but will update on how it sets makeup.UPDATE Have broken out either from the magnesium stearate or the isdecyl neoponeate. I tried layering this stuff on and it still did not make my makeup last two hours and i am not that sweaty. Tried numerous times.
on 5/24/2010 9:55:00 AM
More reviews by 94hvtru
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
I really wanted to like this powder. It had a nice matte but natural finish to it and i kind of liked the packaging. I thought it was neat. Anyways, I'm pretty sure this broke me out. :( so i won't be using again.
on 5/23/2010 11:35:00 PM
More reviews by avalon
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
This is a good basic pressed powder. I usually apply this with a powder brush instead of the puff thing it comes with. Helps keep my face looking more polished and matte. Doesn't do anything wonderful, but for a basic powder that won't break you out or break the bank, this is great.
on 5/21/2010 12:16:00 AM
More reviews by crystalxo101
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I liked this product a lot, i know some people were like it made me break out, but it never made me break out and i have VERY senstive skin, i mean proavtic mad em break out and so did clean and clear, thats how my skin is, but this as nice and controlled the shine very good. I loved it
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 5/17/2010 12:37:00 PM
More reviews by laurxrawr
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Been using this for a few days nowIts probably one of the best powders I have used that includes department store brands. It's super finely milled. It goes on like a dream and is never cakey. Even when I use the puff(which is surprisingly not useless like most tools that come with) it looks good. Although I usually apply this with the big fluffy ecotools brush. It lasts for hours. It keeps me matte for most of the day. This is one of the few powders that keeps my nose free of oil. It doesn't change colors like some other powders. The one not so great thing about Dream Matte Powder is the coverage isn't the best. You're not going to get a MAC like coverage from this. Its a pretty light coverage but that doesn't bother me all that much. The packaging seems to be a complaint target. It really doesn't bother me. I don't use the puff so it is not necessary for me to open and close this repeatedly.It locks properly so I know this won't break in my bag.
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