77%
would repurchase
4.1/5
package quality

price range

description

When it comes to unwanted shine, Sexy Mama comes on strong. This anti-shine translucent powder is formulated with revolutionary, tiny, oil-absorbing spheres to remove dreaded shine, leaving you with a soft, matte finish. So you (and your makeup) are all set. BENEFITS : Mattifying, Talc Free, Weightless. Revolutionary formula, Oil-absorbing spheres, Anti-shine translucent powder.

ingredients

mica, boron nitride, polyethylene (and) PTFE, zea mays (Corn) starch, silica, isoeicosane, zinc stearate, styrene/DVB copolymer, polyisobutene, dimethylimidinone rice starch, iron oxides CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499, gossypium herbaceum (Cotton) powder, sodium dehydroacetate, dimethicone.

Reviews

Reviews


1.0
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9 years ago

Back when I was new at this makeup thing, theBalm Sexy Mama Anti-Shine Translucent Powder was both much raved about, affordable, and easily available to me. So I got one. Until I discovered pressed...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Olive, Warm

HairBlack, Curly, Medium

EyesBlack



2.0
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9 years ago

In all honesty, this powder was just all right. The packaging, of course, is beyond adorable, and that's what lead me to pick this up at first. Reading all the good reviews, I thought I'd give it a...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


4.0
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9 years ago

I don't usually use powder on my skin because because I thought heavy coverage would be bad for my dry, sensitive and clogging-prone skin, which is why I used to just put on some BB cream and head...

About reviewer (10 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


2.0
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9 years ago

I have had this a while and haven't been able to part with it because the packaging, like all theBalm packaging, is just so cute! But this translucent touch-up powder is not working for me. Far...

About reviewer (130 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
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9 years ago

I really love this stuff. I love the packaging and I think the price is reasonable. I carry it with me during the day and it is my touch-up powder with a mini kabuki brush. It doesn't oxidise on...

About reviewer (41 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


3.0
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10 years ago

I bought this product because of the genius packaging... I use it as a setting powder after my liquid foundation. I use it under my eyes too. It is a good powder but it does not last all day. It...

About reviewer (99 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


3.0
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10 years ago

I bought this a few weeks ago in a package with the Bahama mama and hot mama for only 38.50! This powder really does keep your skin matte for a long time! The packaging is adorable and I like that...

About reviewer (10 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


5.0
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10 years ago

Here I go again. I love TheBalm, I have NEVER been disappointed with their products. This does what it does, it's a translucent anti-shine powder. I use it as setting powder after I've put...

About reviewer (14 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair

HairBlack

EyesBlack


3.0
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10 years ago

I don't know how to rate this powder. The oil control is good but it's oxidized on me, turned me into one of those oompah loompah within 15 min. I've been using tonymoly bcdation and wanted...

About reviewer (37 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOily, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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10 years ago

This is truly an amazing product! I expected it to be ok but it is even better. it keeps me matte and does not look like I'm wearing anything. This is a nice product with A+ packaging. Its more...

About reviewer (27 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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10 years ago

This is a great setting powder for every day without adding additional coverage (resulting in cake face). It's decent for oil control. The small rectangle shape of the pan is a pest getting a...

About reviewer (100 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


4.0
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10 years ago

This is my favorite blot powder!!! Its almost comparable to the MAC PRESSED BLOTTING POWDER but I have to admit TheBalm has a dryer/chalkier finish. I use this as a eyelid primer/base.I have...

About reviewer (28 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBlack


5.0
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10 years ago

I was totally caught off guard by this brand to begin with.. I never in a million years thought that a company that invested this much time into cute & gimmicky packaging would turn out to be...

About reviewer (72 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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10 years ago

For the first time in my life I didn't look like an oil slick after 8 hrs but looked like I applied foundation 2.5 hrs ago. I didn't feel ashamed by my "facial looks", was astonished when I looked...

About reviewer (140 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinVery Oily, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


4.0
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10 years ago

So, i'm sort of a powder junkie. I have oily skin, so i'm always trying to find the perfect powder to keep the oilies at bay, and this does the job! My favorite thing about it is that most...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesGreen


5.0
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10 years ago

The best setting powder I have ever tried on my combo skin. I am light tan Asian gal C4/NC30 with dry cheeks and an oily T-zone, not the worst, but definitely powdering by 2pm. This stuff is truly...

About reviewer (241 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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10 years ago

its my 5th pan now. i have a very oily skin and this one makes my make up stay in their place. i do still need blotting but my oil face like sits on top of the make up and doesnt mess all up. if i...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Medium

HairOther

EyesBlack


5.0
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10 years ago

The perfect finish for my foundation routine!

About reviewer (10 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


2.0
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11 years ago

I discovered TheBalm recently and I was very impressed. Lovely textures, packaging, effective products and reasonably priced. Unfortunately Sexy Mama didn't live up to my expectations. I find the...

About reviewer (1000 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Curly, Medium

EyesGreen


1.0
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11 years ago

As always the packaging's adorable, as is everything in TheBalm's line. The price is crazy for a face powder but I bought it after reading the positive reviews. What I don't like about this...

About reviewer (139 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOily, Fair-Medium

HairBlack

EyesGreen