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Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, 1 oz
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on 10/8/2018 10:48:00 AM
More reviews by Lindenrempel
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
LOVE it. This is the first loose setting powder I have purchased after switching from pressed powders and I'll never go back. Makes the under eye very smooth and sets my foundation all day. The powder is finely milled and dispenses from the container easily. I do have to blot my forehead sometimes in the late afternoon but I have very oily skin so I think it's just me.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
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 8/14/2018 6:43:00 AM
More reviews by 1017
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
From a distance, I thought, wow...this looks really polished and nice. But when I looked closer (especially where I really need to set, my under eye concealer), it looked really dry and aging (I am almost 44). There are a lot of makeup products that do this, but I have never been a fan of it. Imperfect as my skin and I may be, I would rather see #nofilter look than really nice from a far, but not good up close. If you don't have the drying aging issue, nice setting powder. If you want that I look good from afar, first impression look...go for it. But if it bugs you to see the makeup on your skin...this may not be right for you. I can see why people like it, but it just wasn't good for me & my dry under eye area / face.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 5/21/2018 1:31:00 PM
More reviews by barbs33050
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
I bought this because of all the great reviews out there. But I don't get it. I've tried putting this on the way they show you on the videos with playing with the puff and pressing and rolling and with a fluffy brush. Either way it turns me so matte that my skin looks flat and not flawless. I am very disappointed.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 5/18/2018 3:31:00 AM
More reviews by Jxika
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Other, Other, Other
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 5/3/2018 7:28:00 PM
More reviews by Lari405
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I’m a little frustrated because everyone really loves this powder and I just can’t get it to work for me! When I bake with it, it actually darkens my concealer (Tarte Shapetape). I know a lot of people use that concealer with this powder so I’m not sure why it reacts with my skin like that (yes - I’m using the translucent powder and not one with a tint). I even tested out my paranoia by only doing one side of my face with the powder (spritz’d with setting spray) and then going downstairs. My fiancé (without being prompted) asked me why my face was two different colors and why the left side looked “crunchy”. When I asked him what that meant he said dry, powdery, and my pores were more obvious on the powdered side of my face. I’ve tried damp sponges, puffs, different brushes, more powder, and less powder! I plan to continue trying different things. Maybe one day I’ll be able to come back and bump the rating up!
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 4/14/2018 7:20:00 AM
More reviews by Ellgood
Packaging: Overall rating is good. Has a spacious lid to pour product into & shuts tightly so product doesn’t get out.
Price: Is expensive but at the same time probably one of the cheaper high end powders there is.
Product: Finely milled. Does make the under eye area feel & look smoother. Probably would work & feel better on oily skin because I have dry skin & rarely use this product to set under my eyes & as a face powder because it feels & looks so drying !! Even after a good prep it looks like concrete. Good to bake the sides of the nose & under cheekbone contour but for me a waste of money so i wouldn’t buy again.
on 3/14/2018 10:54:00 PM
More reviews by GeorgiaRose94
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I love this powder it prolongs my foundation. It it fabulous for baking the under eyes and t zone as well as just a all over setting powder. This product is long lasting and keeps well. I would highly recommend it
on 2/26/2018 2:17:00 PM
More reviews by Beccabiscuits
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Have never wrote a make up review before, however this is he first product I have had to speak about! I bought this last week, after months of should I shan’t I. I am so happy I bought this product! It is my holy grail and I would never ever be without it! I have dry skin and it sits amazingly and doesn’t cake! I thought it was a bit pricey but after trying the product it is well worth it and I will be buying again.
4 of 5 people found this helpful.
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