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Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, 1 oz
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on 9/26/2018 8:02:00 AM
More reviews by Goodwis
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
This product looks great on, and is in easy to use packaging, however I am very allergic to it. It caused my whole face to itch intensely, including eyes and I got very dark under the eyes during the reaction. I might expect this from a cheap product. But this is expensive and has such a good reputation overall, so I was very surprised how horrible it was for me. Surely I can’t be the only person out there allergic to this product. So I don’t recommend it to anyone.
on 9/12/2018 2:35:00 PM
More reviews by PalmerEldritch0
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
This powder is one of the best I've tried to make sure my concealer & foundation NEVER CREASE or BUDGE (I don't bake!)It's very finely milled and just makes everything come together on my face. How come I haven't given it a 5/5? Well...It makes my under-eyes look extremely dry...To the point where I can't use this daily since it's looks like I've put on a ton of makeup. However: This powder is FANTASTIC (and probably the best) for flash/4K/HD photography as well as videos. So it's fantastic for screen actors!!Purchase this powder if: - You love an extreme matte look- You are a screen actor- Going to take some HD photos/videos with natural light & flash- Just FED UP with creasingDon't purchase if:- You want a natural look (no makeup makeup!)- have a dry eye area- Have very mature skin (unless you want to look very dry!)
9 of 9 people found this helpful.
on 9/2/2018 2:23:00 PM
More reviews by grapegrape
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
Broke me out in tiny itchy bumps from one use. I have oily acne prone sensitive skin. I think my skin hates most of the products with talc. Maybe you want to stay away from this if we share the same skin type.
on 6/9/2018 12:01:00 PM
More reviews by Barbarita
Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
This made me look ashy and dull. I tried it with several different foundations and it just made my skin look so dead and uneven. Plus it's loaded with acne triggering ingredients (corn starch,ethilexil palmitate,soybean oil they are all there)
3 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 5/18/2018 3:31:00 AM
More reviews by Jxika
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
I bought this product because it had great reviews and I was very disappointed. It didn’t really do much for me, I’m yellow toned and this powder makes my foundation look pinkish grey. It doesn’t work well with certain foundations and I found that it would actually cause my foundation to bunch up and made my skin look gross and scaly. I’ve tried multiple methods of application and it still made my makeup bunch up. The packaging was also annoying because I had to shake it multiple times to get the right amount of product out. Overall, does not work well for dry skin and is overpriced and overhyped. I’ve tried $5 drugstore powders that I actually prefer over this $50 one.
5 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 5/7/2018 5:50:00 PM
More reviews by babyd0llx3
Skin: Combination, Tan, Cool
Hair: Black, Curly, Medium
Light and feathery, I'd consider this to be the perfect powder for under-eyes. It does an excellent job of bringing light and luminosity to the face, and not leaving a cast on it. I find it to be mattifying as well, so it'll definitely accentuate dry spots - be sure to moisturize properly prior to use, and you can avoid the caked look if you sweep brush powder off or on. Pricey, but long lasting since you don't need a lot of it.
2 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 5/1/2018 9:12:00 AM
More reviews by emilycatharine
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I have yet to find a loose powder I like more than this... and trust me, I have been searching! The biggest downside of this product is the COST, every fleck of powder that falls off my face while I am applying legitimately pains me. But this powder is perfect for setting makeup, baking the face, and brightening. It is so silky soft and I love how it doesn’t look drying on my skin. Definitely a holy grail powder.
7 of 8 people found this helpful.
on 3/3/2018 9:14:00 PM
More reviews by ccarebear344
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
I keep repurchasing this product even though it is not my favorite. I have combo/oily skin. The finish is beautiful initially, but I am oily after an hour. I have tried many different foundation/application methods and have the same results. The packaging is okay, it can be a little messy dispensing product. Overall, it is a meh product to me.
4 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 1/12/2018 10:03:00 AM
More reviews by Junebug90
Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse
I have already seen this not work for me so many times but because I spent so much money on it I want to find a use for it. I have oily skin and if I don't use too much of it, it looks great when I first put it on but I'm oily in a half hour. If I cake it on I look 30 years older it makes me my lines more obvious and I'm oily in 3 hours if I try to blot when I'm wearing this nothing happens I'm still oily, have way to much shine its like the powder creates a buffer so I can't pick up oils unless I touch my face with my hands which I try not to do. I'll go back to using the rimmel stay matte pressed powder and declutter this to a friend with dry skin.
on 12/1/2017 7:23:00 PM
More reviews by stls
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
I've been using the Laura Mercier translucent powder daily for seven months now, more than half is left and I still don't know what to think about it. Sometimes it makes my skin look smooth and not flat but oftentimes I need more than just a tiny layer to combat the shine and then it it's obvious texture-wise. Moreover it doesn't control oil very well although I'm now convinced that no pow(d)er on earth can do such thing anyway. I've used the velour puff but I got less even distribution than with an actual brush. The packaging is beautiful and a lot less messy than I expected. Firtunately the color doesn't mess with my foundation, I'm fair and neutral to warm. It doesn't darken my complexion, doesn't look chalky either. Unfortunately there are too many kinds of parabens listed. Overall it's I found it a bit underwhelming and won't repurchase.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
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