Physicians Formula • CoverToxTen50 Wrinkle Therapy Face Powder • Powder
|Would buy this product again.||63%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Dry, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I love this powder! Its very velvety and the color is great for very pale ladies like me (nc5-nc10). As usual though this comes with the dinky brush physician's formula makes so I always throw that away and I'll use a soft compact puff instead which fits nicely inside the compact (I dont know WHY PF still insists on making those dinky brushes, Ive never known anybody who likes them and they could stop including them and include a soft puff instead and bring the cost of the powder down a few dollars!!!!)
Physician's formula still makes this, I found it in the drug store and its also available to buy online from their website!
I will use this up and wear it everyday, its great over a tinted moisturizer, foundation or by itself! Love!
PS: I cant really say if its good for wrinkles or not because im only 22 and dont have any, anyhow I still love this powder!
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
This is the only product I have ever tried that advertises wrinkle therapy and works. I would not be without it. It reduces the look of wrinkles, does not settle into lines and is invisible on the face. I do not know if it has any long term benefit, but I have been using it for about a year every day, and I swear by it as a makeup. I use it without foundation, and with a little blusher and good to go. Highly recommended. One problem - I dont think physicians formula makes it any more so you have to buy it from closeouts on Amazon.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
Having very fair skin, I chose Translucent Light and was not disappointed. This product does not settle into your fine lines and wrinkles, thankfully! It gave me an almost flawless, very smooth appearance. I wore it alone, without the aid of a foundation and found I really didn't even need one. The only reason I knocked a lippie off is because it does contain parabens. I'm anxious to try their organic version next that does not contain any of that junk. However, I would buy it again if I couldn't find a paraben-free version because it gives such a great finish. Unlike others, I did not have a problem with the brush that was included, by the way. It just isn't that big a deal to me to not have a Kabuki brush I guess!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I have been using this pressed powder for years now. It does not look pasty over foundation and it is very finely milled, albeit somewhat more sheer than other pressed powders I have tried. I appreciate that the way it goes on is how it stays on for a good portion of the day, without the need for frequent touch-ups. It does not turn orange or settle into fine lines, helping it to deliver on its promise to de-emphasize signs of aging.
There is one caveat, though: For those with oily or blemish-prone skin this product may fail to impress. (For an alternative, Coty Airspun Powder is a classic.) What this PF CoverToxTen50 pressed powder is best for is what it is advertised for --- normal to dry skin that is beginning to show signs of aging. (It is ideal as an overlay, for example, over any foundation designed to improve luminosity --- likewise over tinted moisturizers that impart a "dewy effect" --- because it won't obliterate the look.) The only other caveat I can mention, is that the color choices run light. Because it has some translucency, I found that the medium shade was best for me --- the others washed me out.
Many powders highlight the dryness of one's skin --- if that's a problem --- whereas this powder maintains a more neutral, natural look. The anti-aging ingredients such as GABA --- ingredients that are an extremely rare find in a drugstore brand --- do tingle ever so slightly but in all my years of using this I have never had it progress to anything that would redden or irritate my skin. (To the contrary, I take it as an indication that it actually has ingredients that are strong enough to produce some effect.) I do recommend ditching the included brush in favor of a kabuki brush, with softer bristles, because it improves application and comfort considerably (if applying with the included brush, it does tend to feel scratchy for a minute or two). After applying pressed powder, which is the final step in my make-up routine, I find that it improves wear when followed by a spritz of water to "seal" the look.
I can't say the anti-aging ingredients are a cure-all but they do seem to offer a modest benefit. Still, for best results I pair this pressed powder with Physicians Formula CoverToxTen50 Wrinkle Therapy (liquid) Foundation. (The latter is/was my HG liquid foundation --- a product that drove nearly everyone who tried it crazy due to the brush-on applicator --- yet the formula itself is pure gold, more long-wearing and natural in look and feel than any foundation I have purchased.)
Sadly, a lot of the PF products, which I have always found to be of higher-than-average quality even on sensitive and problem skin, are disappearing from store shelves as of this date. In my area, CVS, Walgreens and just about any store that stocked this brand has phased it out. It's easier to locate at Walmart and Target. Still, this observation got me wondering if the brand itself is about to go under? Well not quite. I read a news article from September 2012 indicating that Physicians Formula has been sold to Markwins International, a privately-held beauty company. For those who love a PF product, it may be time to let the new owners know what you want to continue to buy. With any luck, they'll go on producing the CoverToxTen50 line of products. I hope Markwins International will also go on producing the Minderal Wear line of pressed powder blushes, also a long-time favorite of mine.
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Age: 44-55 Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Hazel
This left my face very smooth and the coverage was wonderful. I use it before my EL Double Wear Bronzer under my eyes as it works wonders on dark circles. I notice initially when I use it, my skin tends to itch a bit- not unbearably but just a slight itch here and there. It truly is a wrinkle therapy powder as I only have (3) small lines on my forehead that it did conceal a bit however I dont think it made me look THAT young, I'm 47 I could pass for 37 so I walked around the office acting as if I looked 27.. lol. a little goes a long way and it is buildable w/out a cakey appearance. Worth trying.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Red, Straight, Fine Eyes: Grey
I like that translucent fair is pale enough for PPP ultra pale NC10 skin. that by itself is great cuz I rarely find anything pale enough. its not at all pink on me. or yellow.. just light and neutral.... I am 38 with very oily skin and wow I agree with some others here and elsewhere on internet that this has AMAZING oil control! way more than my dream matte powder or anything ive ever tried. I was surprised as its not even touted as oil control.... it DRIES your skin out... but thats just to be expected with a GOOD oil control product,., 'at first' so ill give it time.. at least a week..or a month to see if the drying/oil control effect is even too much! but skin should adjust. gives skin a very nice smooth finish, youthful looking. no matte no glow, no shimmer... just right. (matte effect of course, I mentioned oil control..but not flat ,matte "finish") I like it a lot. I will have to see if skin adjusts well enough for it is STRONG. I even felt I was allergic or something. not sure yet. you can 'feel' it on.... meaning like its 'doing' something ACTIVE.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
I agree with other reviewers that this really doesn't cake up after the 2nd, 3rd, 4th application! Love that because mostly what I use this for is my nose. That is the oiliest part of my face by far and I must use blotting papers followed by a powder touch-ups throught-out the day. How I get this to have a little more staying power is I dust a setting powder over it like E.L.F. HD colorless loose powder (which I always do anyway). This isn't like a wow product for me, doesn't work wonders, but it works for the purpose I use it for and I do like that it's quite sheer and doesn't cake up. If it had more staying power while keeping the sheerness of it I would love it even more.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
Love this powder. I started using it under my eyes to set my concealer . A lot of people say "Its never cakey" when it comes to powders, But this... this powder really drives home that powders don't have to cake up no matter how much you apply.
The only down side, is that because I have SUPER oily skin, it lasts about an hour less than everything else I have tried. But that hasn't effected my re purchasing it or using it like crazy.
Best bet is to buy it on Amazon for a really good deal on the price.
I am so happy with it.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I bought mine at a buy one, get one at 50% off, and bought it in light medium. I actually was pleasantly suprised at how it made my wrinkles and pores seem less visible. It actually does. It powders up a bit when you swirl a brush in it, but it's the only way I apply it. I apply it after makeup and it seems to make my wrinkles and pores less noticeable. I have only used it a few times, but so far, I am liking the effects of it. I just may purchase again, when PF is offerring a sale! :-)
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown
I have not used this enough to give it a true review, so I will come back to update.
I've tried this for about 50mins just because I really wanted to see how it would look/feel
First impression as of now:
Very smooth to the touch
Smooth to appearance
Not chalky looking on skin
Doesn't settle into fine lines
provided brush not so good
*After trying this product more, and also using my makeup brush I will come back to update.
*I believe the itching it coming from the awful brush it is supplied with.
It's nice looking and small but I really think it is causing my itching/slight sting.
It's a bit too pricey, but I believe It will last me a while.
I think it would have been better 2bucks cheaper.
UPDATE: Sorry PF!! This stuff is horrible for me! May be good for some but for me this appeared way too chalky-like, which is really unattractive. It says it's buildable but it really isn't. Not on my skin anyhow! I thought it was good at first but realize my first application was applied under poor lighting.
I tried my favorite brush and it actually made it look worse..more chalky!
I really wanted to like this. But I guess it's just not for me.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Hazel
I'm surprised to see all the negative comments on this product. I, too, was sucked in by the ridiculous pictures and claims on the box and had to try it. I normally steer clear of powders because I haven't had much luck. They either look like flour on my skin, they dry my face out and make me more oily, or settle into my fine lines. I bought this as another attempt at a powder because I do like what powder can do when it works right. I have to say this product delivers. Regardless of what makes it look good on the skin or if it's really delivering help with wrinkles, it still makes my face look very even without being cakey and doesn't dry me out or settle into lines. I am relatively fair skinned and the medium was fine for me. It was a little pricey in my opinion, but it will last a long time. I didn't have any reaction either with my sensitive skin.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool Hair: Brown, Curly, Fine Eyes: Hazel
This seems to be a nice powder. I don't know if it does anything to wrinkles because...Great Mother of Pearl ! I'm allergic to this !
I believe I've recently developed an allergy to silicone.
(I'ts not PP's fault. I usually love their products.)
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Curly, Fine Eyes: Hazel
The price I paid for this was OK compared to brands I normally use. Plus I had a coupon for $1 off.
I have one of their blushes, so I'm used to their dual-compartment compacts.
I'm somewhat skeptical of packaging claims. But I'll also try anything once. I don't know if there were changes to the squint lines, ( ) marks, forehead lines & between the brows frown line. I didn't want it to stay on my face that long. It made my face itch & burn when I started to sweat.
I think the color runs light. I'm not Casper Ghost fair, but I bought medium when I compared it beside my Estee Lauder. When I use the brush, the coverage is light. But if I use a pouf for more coverage, it looks like I did a fake & bake. At least it didn't turn a weird color on me after a while.
I'll stick to the department store brands that color match me, thank you very much.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
Well, this company was one of my favorites but it disappointed me in this product and many others recently. This is a very sheer powder and does not cover anything. Does it have an effect on the wrinkles within 10 minutes, 10 hours or 10 days? It DOES NOT. It appears that like any other product with silicone, it can give you that deception of having a smooth face but it really does not do anything for wrinkles. This product is expensive and absolutely of no good use...
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
I just bought this and put it on only to find that my skin was burning and itching immediately. I thought the sensation might've been due to me tanning today for the first time in a while, but I came on here to check reviews and the sensation is common with this product. I've never felt anything like that after putting on a powder on tanned skin either. The feeling isn't pleasant AT ALL!
I will say that it does make my skin look very pretty and matte, but it hurts because of the burn, itch, and intense dryness.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Red Eyes: Green
I saw this in the store for 75% off and chuckled when I read the outrageous claims advertised on the package; "Proven visible wrinkle reduction in: 10 minutes-Over 50% visible wrinkle reduction. 10 hours- Up to 90% visible wrinkle reduction. 10 days- Up to 90% visibly smoother skin. features the most advanced time-release ingredients, GABA and BV-OSC™ to provide instantly smoother skin and long-term benefits." I was super curious to how a $5.00 powder could declare such claims so like a sucker I bought it to give it a go. I have been using this for the last 4 days with plans to make it to day 10.
I purchased the CoverToxTen 50 face powder in Translucent Light which is a perfect match. For reference I wear MAC NC15, Revlon Buff, L'Oreal N1, Almay Buff, Maybelline Classic Ivory, Rimmel 100, and Cover Girl Classic Ivory.
The packaging is a little cumbersome. The top compartment opens too easily which makes it difficult to carry around in my purse as it constantly opens on a whim. The bottom department that stores the brush is huge and a waste of space. The brush applicator provided is small, useless, and doesn't really pick up or distribute the powder product evenly. I tossed it and use a kabuki brush to set my foundation then a powder puff to touch up during the day.
The powder is sheer, creamy, and finely milled. Works beautifully to set both my foundation and concealer leaving a nice semi-matte smooth finish. I required a few touch ups during the day to keep the shines at bay and this powder performed well. It never caked, creased, or oxidized.
I don't have "wrinkles" yet, but I do have expression and fine lines around the eyes and mouth. I have not seen a reduction in either. I read the reviews on the product and ingredients on Paula Begoun's website and cosmetic ingredient dictionary, pretty much the claims about topical GABA are ludicrous and full of fluff.
I definitely plan to finish my 10 day trial, but I am a little hesitant too. I read a few reviews were MUA ladies experienced irritation, burning, and itchiness which makes me nervous. I will give this 3 lippies as the powder is quite good, but it loses points for not meeting it's anti-aging claims.
UPDATE: Finished my 10 day trial and I don't look a day younger! This sheer powder did well to set my foundation and held up to my occasional touch ups throughout the day. Did a decent job, but looked a little cakey towards the end of the day. I will try to finish the product, but won't repurchase due to the packaging, ludicrous claims of being anti-aging, and better products available to try or repurchase.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
I have used this product for over a month now and really enjoy it! I am not big on wearing anything too heavy so I generally stick to the translucent powders; of all the drugstore brands that I have tried this one is definitely the lightest and most smoothing. I just apply it with my kabuki brush (the one included is total garbage!) after a thin coat of my Vitamin E Moisturizing Oil and it says all day while still letting my skin breath.
I will say that if you are looking for complete coverage, this is NOT that product! But if you just need a little something smoothing to deal with shine and want a bit SPF without the weight, this could work for you too!
As far as the "Anti-Wrinkle" part, (I am only 23) I can't really say much either way.
I wouldn't say that this is the absolute best product out there but for the price I am willing to compromise.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Other, Olive Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I bought the CoverToxTen 50 face powder in Translucent Light. The powder worked well with my foundation and the end result was a nice smooth finish. However, not long after applying the face powder, I started experiencing a BURNING sensation on my skin. It subsided after a while but I thought this was very unusual. I waited a few days and tried the face powder again. The same burning sensation occurred. Call me hard-headed but I really wanted this product to work so I bought a different foundation to try it with. Again, I experienced "the burn." After 4 - 5 attempts (yes, I kept trying) to make this face powder work, I am giving up. Something in the product does not agree with my skin... :-(
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
Huge disappointment. Normally, PF powders provide enough coverage to act as a powder foundation, but this was an exception. The powder is very finely milled, and Transluctant Medium was a close match to my skin. The shades run neutral, which suited my fair/warm skin better than most drugstore foundations. I didn't have any oxidation wearing this, however, it doesn't provide much coverage. I applied with my EcoTools kabuki, and although it smoothed my skin out and "softened" blemishes and scars, it didn't completely hide them. You can dab some extra powder on spots and it works like a concealer, but if you don't blend enough you'll see the spots. It has almost no staying power, which is my biggest problem with this powder. I worked a six hour shift tonight and had to completely reapply halfway through my workday. That doesn't sit well with me, since I hate reapplying my makeup. Overall I wouldn't buy this again. I might recommend this if you're using the matching foundation/concealer, but on it's own it's garbage.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Blue
I picked this up at CVS in medium translucent, which was the only color they had. Oddly enough, it works very well over my foundation (NC20 for reference). I apply with a kabuki and touch up with a retractable kabuki. For me, it definitely reduces the appearance of all my fine lines and it smoothes my skin's texture, so the finish is pretty much flawless. Although matte, it gives me a little glow (possibly because it imparts more color than my usual setting/blotting powder which is invisible (LG).
I have no idea if it "relaxes" wrinkles or if it provides any long term benefits. I can say, however, that it holds up very well and, yes, after 9 hours it still looks good. It certainly doesn't sink into my lines and large pores or get cakey.
I'm a total sucker for multi-purpose beauty products, especially makeup that combines "treatment." So, I spent $10 on this d/s brand. I will probably buy it again because I love the finish, durability, and the fact that this is *very* finely milled for a d/s powder.
It's a nice everyday powder for setting, blotting, and to wear as a light foundation. As I said, I'm a sucker for multi-purpose makeup. I think the box it comes in is cheesy with its fakey before and afters, but the compact itself is nicely designed imo. Use your own brushes, though. The one it comes with is trash. One lippie off for the cheesy and misleading hype on the box..