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Package Quality: 2.7
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on 1/22/2016 2:11:00 PM
More reviews by jayelle12345
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
If you're looking for a loose translucent powder, it really doesn't get much better than this. I mean it's nothing magical, and it's probably just as good as any other translucent powder out there but DAMN is it ever cheap. The stuff comes in a huge container that lasts forever, and it was like under $5 cnd I'm pretty sure. The container itself does suck though, it's not a twist on cap or anything so it's definitely susceptible to coming apart in your bag, so I just transfer some of the powder into a smaller loose powder container that I already had and I just keep the big container at home in a drawer. I will buy this again and again and again
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 7/9/2015 8:47:00 PM
More reviews by ElysianRainbow
Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
Left me with a white cast. Looks good If was going for a goth look since it paled me out to the point of getting me two tones lighter without looking too off putting but, that's not the look I was going for. Good thing it was cheap though. Wouldn't purchase again but, it comes with soo much product that it will so last me a couple years.
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 6/5/2015 7:50:00 PM
More reviews by anamelissasanchez
Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
I bought this on accident and got a happy surprise! It's amazing! Super cheap, HOLY GRAIL item. Would repurchase. :)
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 7/10/2014 3:03:00 PM
More reviews by tobybear
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
As someone with very fair skin, I feel as though I've tried every ds powder there is in a constant attempt to find one that doesn't turn a funky color on my skin, turn me into an oil slick or break me out or make my redness worse. I've found a few that I like, but this is probably my favorite.The translucent is just lovely; it sets my foundation beautifully without making me look cakey. It's probably the closest I'll ever get to a nice airbrushed finish. There is no weirdly perfumed smell. I also find that I don't need to over apply to achieve a shine-free finish. That's probably part of the reason it's lasted me these many months. I believe I've had this container for five months, and I'm on the way to Target now for another. All in all, I think I would call this my HG at the moment. Application can be a little messy, that's the only downside. But really, I'm purchasing a loose powder...it's going to be a little- you know- loose.
on 1/6/2014 3:33:00 AM
More reviews by clp53
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Pros:-super cheap-huge container, lasts forever-great for oily skinCons-messy with packaging -don't think it lasts quite as long as other powdersGreat value , great product , will keep re purchasing.
on 11/11/2013 12:51:00 PM
More reviews by ichigocutie
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I have very oily t-zone so I always set it with powder. I really like bare minerals mineral veil but ever since my daughter was born 2 yrs ago I just couldn't spend much money on makeup so I started to look for a cheaper options. The powder isn't as finely textured like mineral veil but I can deal plus for the price and the amount it's a great deal and it works. The only thing I hope NYC will change is the packaging. Please put a screw lid on!
on 10/4/2013 1:49:00 AM
More reviews by snazzybear
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Sets makeup well but doesn't control my oil for more than 2 hours. Packaging isn't as bad as everyone says. It looks like nothing on your face
on 6/12/2013 3:27:00 PM
More reviews by mandagangsta20
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
This powder was surprisingly good at controlling shine on my face! It doesn't make my skin look ashy or dry, unless I pile it on a lot! The consistency is SOOOOOOOOO smooth and blends like a dream! The packaging could be improved though: First, the lid isn't "screwy", so if you grab the lid it will just fall off, and I also think there should be a sifter so everything doesn't fall out uncontrollably. Other than that, this is a good powder and I would repurchase both loose and pressed form!
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 11/18/2012 1:58:00 AM
More reviews by KikyouStorm
Skin: Sensitive, Medium, Not Sure
I really loved this powder. i also like the smooth skin loose powder. i break out when stressed out and when i use foundation from maybelline, the brozer from bamboo and the translucent powder from NYC. it actually helps with the stress break outs. and the powder works with controlling the oil. but now then i ran out of the powder. which took a whole year to empty! i went to the store to get more of this amazing powder and there wasnt even a section for NYC powder! there was a section from every other company but NYC, i spent 8 bucks on covergirl powder, the lightest i could get and it is terrible. It burns my face, it has a over the top flower scent and it makes my foundation blotchy orange in places(that i nor anyone else noticed with the NYC powder). now i need a lighter foundation and i need to find this powder. it was really good to me... the powder is good but the packaging is terrible. The lid didnt ever stay on and then it fell once and the lid cracked. the little pom-pom sponge was perfect for taping on my foundation and then using the powder. the holes in the disk area were too small and i had to tap it a lot to get the powder out but it was a good.
on 11/9/2012 6:04:00 PM
More reviews by Briana9624
Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm
Amazing product. Keeps the oil around my face controlled throughout the day, and even minimizes the appearance of my ginormous pores! i use it to set my foundation, or when my concealer when i dont use foundation. I have bought a backup, although i dont see why: there is SO much product (20 grams). I will forever repurchase, its my Holy Grail powder!
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