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PUR Translucent Loose Powder, Multicolor
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, 1 oz
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on 3/31/2012 10:37:00 PM
More reviews by nini805
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
This is the only powder that actually has a matte finish on my and doesn't look cakey! The only things that bother me are the packaging and the smell...but for how much product you get? It's a lot! And all for $5-6 at Walgreens :)
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 3/31/2012 10:52:00 PM
More reviews by Prncs06
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
HG, hands down. Airbrushed oil control at a great price. Mac blot doesn't hold a candle to Coty Airspun for me, and is 3x the price, too. Mac blot caused breakouts for me, but I kept using it anyway because of the wonders it did for my oilies. Well, never again will I suffer through the cystic acne Blot gave me when a $7.99 product from my local drug store does (dare I say) even better than Blot, without the breakouts! My face is thankful for Coty Airspun, but sad I didn't learn about it earlier in my grease-ball life. Imagine all the shiny-faced photos that will haunt me for life simply because I never knew to look down at the tiny Coty shelf in my Walgreens *sigh*.As for packaging and scent, the scent is definitely noticeable upon application, but I really don't mind it. The packaging I found mine in is the round, plastic casing with a puff and softer holes. I really don't have a problem with this, either. I do actually use the puff to apply the product, then buff away the excess with a large powder brush. Maybe I'm not supposed to, but I also use this to set concealer under my eyes- and really haven't noticed much creasing from it. Comes with tons of product. The finish this powder gives is smooth like porcelain, and definitely lasts longer than any other I've tried. I want to shout Coty from the rooftops...Oilies, unite!
13 of 13 people found this helpful.
on 6/30/2012 5:00:00 PM
More reviews by makelmg
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I have pretty good skin other than 3/4 blemishes and acne scars. I was trying to use a mac foundation and it would only make me break out more and make my blemishes I already had look worse. After I read the good reviews about this I decided to go buy it! It was only $6 at walmart. I also purchased a concealer and I figured that those two things were all I needed. I conceal my blemishes and than put this powder all over. I am obsessed and I even love the smell! My skin looks airbrushed and flawless, I couldn't be happier! Love finding new HGs!!
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 7/17/2012 4:05:00 PM
More reviews by sternieberniebaby
Skin: Normal, Medium Brown, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Kinky, Medium
First off this stung my skin when I put it on. I'm not sure if it is the fragrance or some other ingredient but it was like the first tingles of glycolic acid or something. DNWSecond of all, it left an ashy cast. I am a NC45/50 and I wanted a translucent powder to set and finish my makeup. This was visible when I brushed it off. It may be a technique issue but I also purchased the L'Oreal translucent powder and didn't have the same issue.
on 8/12/2012 12:20:00 PM
More reviews by CristabelJ
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Pros:Good coverageGood priceA little goes a long wayKeeps t-zone oil at bayConsI hate the smellCan look powdery and cakey if over usedMessy packaging, gets everywhere when I use it
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 10/6/2012 10:47:00 AM
More reviews by Millare101
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Other, Straight, Fine
Pros:+Cheap - $5.97 at walmart+Comes with A LOT of product -2.3oz or 65g+I actually like the scent - I can't really smell it on my face after i've applied it+Keeps my face matte - I wore my makeup for 12hrs and i still looked fresh :D+Does have coverage -light+Sets my makeup well - makes me look airbrushed+Don't need a lot to set/blend my makeup+Doesn't break me outCons:-The lid isn't really secure, like you can't twist it close.. Overall: To be honest this was an impulse buy haha but i'm so glad i bought it I LOVE this, it's my new HG powder and i really don't want to try any other(:
on 11/12/2012 12:37:00 AM
More reviews by Shiphrah
Skin: Oily, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
I absolutely LOVE this powder. I have very oily skin, and it keeps my t-zone pretty oil free. I might need to bolt it off at the end of my work day, but it lasts the 10 hour day just fine. The smell is a little old lady like, but I don't mind it at all, and once it's on and buffed in, it goes away. It can get cakey, so in those cases, I'll spritz some of my ELF mist and set over and it's fine. I will definitely cross the border, to repurchase. Probably not for awhile, for a little dab will do you :)
on 11/25/2012 3:14:00 PM
More reviews by MarJH
Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
You get what you pay for. I hate the packaging it's extremely messy. I am oily and this does not help. It also offers very little coverage. Since the price was cheap I thought I would try it.
on 2/7/2013 12:33:00 AM
More reviews by lisahelenh3795
Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I decided to buy this product after reading all of its good reviews. After one use, I want to throw it away. First of all it smells like an old lady. Secondly, the powder just looks horrible. It doesn't blend into the foundation and just looks like a bunch of powder sitting on top of your face. I even tried to help the powder settle with a setting spray, with no such luck. It's just a horrible horrible product. I guess you get what you pay for.
on 2/17/2013 9:26:00 PM
More reviews by 1000cupcakes
Skin: Very Oily, Tan, Warm
Great scent. Great coverage. Great price. A true classic. Found this little gem Wiki- ''In 1934, Coty collaborated with famous costume designer Léon Bakst to create the look of the Air-spun powder box. It became so popular that soon afterwards Coty launched the Air-spun powder scented with his most popular perfumes, such as L'origan and Emeraude." The package design is really cute and vintage looking! I subtracted a lippie for the small color range. Anyone darker than an NC40 is out of luck :(
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