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PUR 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder Foundation SPF 15, Brown
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on 8/30/2016 8:00:00 PM
More reviews by janis13
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
For me, this has been perfect for my sometimes dry skin over 50 skin. A light hand works best for me as I don't have a lot to cover up but some redness and occasional break out in chin area. Mostly, I use cover to even up the canvas so to speak.This powder does not break my skin out, cake, settle or in any way irritate. I use Monistat Anti-Chaffing Gel for a primer on top of my moisturizer ($7). A dab will do ya whole face nicely. I use the chisel brush and rather than swirl I dap, dap to get some product on the brush and starting with right side of face I swirl big and meet middle of nose and cheek - repeat left side, and a little for the forehead. Same circular motion and blend out a bit.I can use either cream or powder blush on top, not an issue.Staying power is quite remarkable and easily touched up when necessary.Easy, simple, magnifique!
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 8/24/2016 5:41:00 PM
More reviews by Makeupgirl224
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm
Hair: Red, Curly, Medium
I went to Ulta, and after looking around for about an hour at different products, someone asked me if I needed help which I was exhausted so I said "something with high coverage, mineral foundation, and comes in a VERY light shade", the lovely assistant led me right to this product and I'm glad she did! I swatched it, and immediately knew it would be the perfect color match for my very pale skin. There are no orangy undertones in the lightest shade "porcelain", and it did a great job of covering up my redness without making it look like I was wearing a mask of thick powder. I would recommend pairing this with a primer, as it might smudge with time, or settle into fine lines. When I wear a primer I don't have this issue. Did not break me out AT ALL which is a big plus! It feels light on the skin, and allows build-able coverage to get a full coverage look. Highly recommend for fair skin and/or acne prone skin!
on 8/13/2016 4:27:00 PM
More reviews by rainflowers
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
I found the secret to using this product is ensuring you use the primer. I exfoliate, moisturise, prime and then apply the powder. and wow what a difference. I have had people commenting on how bright and glowing my skin is. A sales consultant in a department store told me to use the primer before moisturising but that led to an ill effect. I noticed it appeared dull and not as vibrant but more drying- so I switched back to moisturise, prime and then apply. Also I need good coverage and this gets the job done! I use the light tan. I cannot see me using liquid ever again as this truly suits my skin. However I am not opposing to exploring other mineral powder foundations as I do find this a bit pricey.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 1/15/2016 6:51:00 AM
More reviews by bdickens
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium
I bought this foundation September 2015 at a two-for-one sale at Ulta, so I only paid half price for two compacts. I'm regretting that now, as I doubt I'll even finish one.PROS- Lightweight, buildable coverage: I use a buffing brush for lighter coverage and a DRY sponge for more.- Color match: this line appears to run yellow, which is good for me. Even after several hours of wear it won't oxidize to orange.- Gentle formula didn't break me out.CONS- DO NOT USE A WET SPONGE WITH THIS FOUNDATION. I tried it once to see if I could get more coverage without the dryness. Because it's a mineral foundation, the damp sponge basically muddied the top layer so that it dried completely solid. I eventually gave up trying to scrape that away and moved onto the other compact I bought.- Texture: this foundation isn't very smooth and it can be difficult to pick up from the pan. I'd have to really dig in a brush or a sponge to get sufficient foundation to blend onto my face.- No oil control: for a powder foundation, this is the worst I've used in terms of combating greasiness. I've used it with several different moisturizers, with/without concealer, and with/without mattifying powders and the result is still the same - I get shiny within a couple hours of wear. My skin feels tacky, and no amount of blotting keeps the shine from getting worse. A friend of mine, who has normal to dry skin, used this foundation and had problems with shine as well.- The packaging is heavy and cumbersome and much too big for a simple foundation pan. You could play hockey with this thing.Overall, this foundation left me disappointed. I don't recommend it and I will definitely not repurchase.
3 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 11/19/2015 12:49:00 PM
More reviews by palyda
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
After loving this product for a few weeks, love turned to hate. I noticed none of the product was transferring to my brush. I had to scrape a layer (which is wasting a lot of product) to remove a skin that formed on the powder surface. I have to repeat this process every few days. It is a messy and expensive remedy just to get some powder onto the brush. I was foolish enough to buy two of these so out a bit of money.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 11/9/2015 9:39:00 PM
More reviews by Teefpaste
Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Fine
I just don't get it :( my go to powder foundation is the bellapierre compact, it's wonderful in many ways. However, after returning from a long sun holiday I needed a new foundation shade for an event. My beloved bellapierre was out of stock, and so I turned to this, as it's been hyped as super duper awesome. It just looked flat, not in an un-moisturised way, just like my skin had no life, it was odd, but what made it worse was the OXIDISATION! Foundations don't usually oxidise on me, such a shame about this one.
on 9/5/2015 10:50:00 PM
More reviews by piiinkk
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
My go-to! Gives a light, good coverage but natural overall look. Looks best on exfoliated/ and moisturized skin, otherwise shows flaking on skin. Has never broken me out, clogged my pores or dried out my skin. Looks great applied as a finishing powder over foundation/ concealer or by itself. Personally, my skin gets flaky/ dry when irritated but this product has never been a problem. If you have oily skin you may need to apply twice a day
on 9/3/2015 4:07:00 AM
More reviews by TiaBerry
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
After trying other foundations, I always find myself coming back to this. It is flawless, it blends like a dream , you could even apply this in the dark, I'm not kidding !! It's beautiful, it isn't cakey , it isn't oily , it doesn't clog pores and it is so, so beautiful ! It covers redness , it blurs pores, it covers pimples too. It's really quite amazing!As someone else mentioned , make sure your skin is well moisturized and not oily before applying , for best results.After a long search and trying everything under the sun , I am back to this and sticking with it!!
on 8/14/2015 8:14:00 AM
More reviews by PattyM
Skin: Oily, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Excellent mineral pressed powder foundation. I'm in shade Light Tan. I prefer this over the IT Cosmetics celebration foundation.
on 7/24/2015 3:42:00 AM
More reviews by lushlife505
Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Looked very fake on the skin. Never set right and increased the oil on my skin.
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