Clean & Clear • Blue powder • Pressed Powders
|Would buy this product again.||28%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Black
If you want a BLUE FACE, buy it.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
SUCKS! Unless you like the ghost look. Anyone with any color to their skin should stay away from this product, it is very obvious no matter how little you apply to the skin. Looking for oil control? Go toward C&C oil-absorbing sheets, which are very effective. Much more than this unfortunate mess.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I was not impressed by this powder. The oil absorbing sheets work SO much better. The sponge seemed to get gross oily powder in it and it did not make my skin feel clean. I felt like I was caking powder OVER the oil. I also did not care for the blue tint since I like my skin to have a golden glow.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond Eyes: Hazel
I tried this product thinking it would help my oily skin...I was wrong! The only thing this did was leave a pale blue powder on my face..yuck!! I stick with the oil absorbing sheets they work much much better.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I bought two of these hoping that they would help! but no. since im darker (MAC NC35) it left the most hideous blue tint on my nose and forehead. it only helped the oil for about an hour and the oil was back.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
This product was just OK. While it did control the shine that I had, it left a blueish tint to my skin, and I am very fair. I liked the smell of it and thought it was very fresh. I would keep it in my purse so I could touch up shine during the day (then cover with a colored powder so I didn't look like a ghost) but one day I saw that it had spontaiously exploded all over the inside of my purse. Perhaps that was due to my carelessness, but I wasn't overly thrilled with this product.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
I am ghostly pale, so this stuff was perfect for me, but I think anyone else will get a white cast on their skin from this. It worked reasonably well. It's not the best powder, but it's inexpensive, and works in the summer. It does tone down red, as promised, but again, only for light skins. I would also watch for break out potential with this one, as the cheaper pressed powders tend to clog pores.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Black, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Black
I bought this product because it was cheap and it was something new. Who had ever heard of blue powder, after all? We know that blue is supposed to neutralize red, so I thought this powder might help cover the redness under my lip area. But it didn't.
I think Clean & Clear made this product specifically for very fair Caucasian skin. They should have specified that on the packaging, though, because I can't imagine the powder working for any other kind of skin tone. I have fair to medium Filipina skin with warm undertones, and it didn't work for me. Even when I applied it sparingly with a tried-and-tested powder brush (as suggested by the other reviewers), it showed up looking a bit whitish.
The powder was also quite difficult to pick up with my brush, and I think that usually happens when the powder is not very finely milled or is pressed too much into the compact. I guess you can't expect much from such a cheap powder... sometimes you really do get what you pay for. (I've never had that problem with my Clinique pressed powder).
As for the design of the compact, I actually thought it was kind of cute and practical at first. I liked the idea of separating the powder/mirror area from the powder puff area, because the puff tends to get slightly oily after I've used it to blot my face a couple of times during the day. I don't like having an oily puff sitting on top of my fresh powder bin. The thing is, the powder puff that came with this blue powder is absolutely the WORST puff in the history of mankind. It's synthetic, a rigid sort of sponge that picks up way too much powder and deposits it in clumps on your face. So that compartment for the puff actually becomes rather useless once you've thrown away the puff. You can always buy a better puff that would fit in that compartment, but judging from the way the powder looks when you already use a powder brush, I wouldn't recommend using anything but the brush.
All in all, this product was rather poorly designed, since it's difficult to use and probably only works for a select group of people with very white skin. Definitely not the most flexible powder around, definitely not HG material, and definitely not for me.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Tan Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
What a load of crap. It did nothing but sit on my face and make itself known to the world. Weird and useless.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
no matter how little i put on.. this leaves a blue/white tint on my face... gross, hard to apply with that sponge, and doesnt controll oil.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal Hair: Brown Eyes: Black
It does take off the shine but then it leaves my face with a blue tint. I only one used this for about a week and then I lost it. I didnt buy a new one because it wasnt all that great. I find that the oil sheets are better.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Very Oily, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I think it's great for absorbing oil. My skin's just the right pale shade that the blue doesn't show up, even in natural light. I haven't had any problem with the spongy applicator so I'm happy. :)
Uhh, but DON'T apply it directly under your eyes.. it will emphasize any blue or dark circles..
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
Can become too concentrated with sponge applicator - must buff in to see blue powder disappear. Also, only apply in very oily areas - if applied near under eyes or other dry areas, it dries the skin and makes it look old and wrinkled! There are better methods of controling shine like blotting sheets for cheap at Sally beauty supply or Laura Mercier setting powder.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Very Dry Hair: Blond Eyes: Violet
I used to love this stuff for my rosacea. Just makes the redness dissapear (not for long). But now Ive found better things, their are better things out there. But for before a photograph this stuff is a must.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Don't use the puff. The puff is not your friend. The powder itself is fine if you apply with a brush. I found it didn't do much for redness, but it does get rid of shine. But if you're going to use the puff blot your face first. But don't use the Clean & Clear blotting papers. Those aren't your friends either.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
I have mixed feelings about this powder. To answer your question,yes it does reduce shine, but only for 10 minutes. Since the powder was blue it did decrease the redness in my skin but if u use it over foundation it gets cakey.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Very Oily Hair: Black Eyes: Black
This powder just sucked. I have golden/olive skin, and was very skeptical at first if it would work with my skn tone, since the powder was so blue. The good thing about this is that the powder doesnt go on blue; the bad thing, it goes on WHITE. too bad, i liked the cute packaging seperating the powder from the sponge.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Red Eyes: Brown
People please use a powder BRUSH!!!!!
This product is perfect. I used to be addicted to foundation because I'm really pale and I have alot of redness and blue veins around my eyes. I apply ombrelle spf60 cream sunblock and then this powder with a big powder brush. It does not turn my skin blue!! Now I never use foundation anymore because my skin looks so good.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I was such a fan of the blotting sheets that I bought this when it came out a few years ago. It hated it and threw it out. Hey, it was relatively cheap and I've wasted alot more money on cosmetics that didn't work for me.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
I'm feeling the need to rush to the defense of my poor little Clean & Clear powder here. Such hatred towards an inanimate object...and unfounded hatred, at that! Getting angry at this product for turning your face blue is like drinking a whole bottle of vodka and then getting mad at it for getting you drunk. Less is more with this powder. Using the little puff that comes in the compact is the worst thing you can do. A brush will give a much lighter application. I use this in combination with my usual pressed powder...I swirl a few times in the Clean & Clear, then a few times in my normal powder, then apply. It leaves behind a nice matte finish that stays put longer than with regular powder alone...and IT DOESN'T LEAVE YOU BLUE!!! So if you've never tried this product before, do not let all the poor reviews scare you off from it.