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Coty Airspun Face Powder 070-32 Honey Beige Light Peach ..
Coty Airspun Face Powder 070-41 Extra Coverage 2.3 Ounce
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on 1/20/2017 12:57:00 PM
More reviews by justswatchmakeup
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I liked this loose powder for a long time but it's just not doing it for me. It doesn't have enough oil control for my super oily skin. After reading some of the other reviews, the talc is starting to freak me out a little bit. I'm almost considering buying a different loose powder because I didn't know that talc could cause ovarian cancer. I don't care for the fragrance either. It smells so bad oh my goodness. The only thing I like about this powder is how good it is for baking. Other than that, it's a pretty average powder. I just really wish they would get rid of the talc.
on 12/27/2016 5:36:00 PM
More reviews by Chel1972
Skin: Very Dry, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I really like this powder! I've been using it for baking my concealer. It works really well!!! I must admit though , I'm a little concerned about the talc. I'll need to do some more research.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 12/27/2016 3:20:00 PM
More reviews by vnaratil
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Totally different now that it is made in china. Don't waste your money. Its not the powder people have loved for years
4 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 12/1/2016 7:42:00 AM
More reviews by beautylocks
Skin: Normal, Olive, Not Sure
Ohh this powder has never failed me! It's a timeless classic that works so well. I had only ever used the translucent extra coverage. The container always lasts me over a year! You just cannot go wrong with this! Always one of my hg!! :)
on 11/25/2016 2:28:00 PM
More reviews by Mega123cher
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Love this powder, I replaced my Laura Mercier setting powder with this one. Smell is a little over powering, but not the worst smell in the world! Hopefully I can find this in the UK!
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 11/21/2016 3:32:00 PM
More reviews by RachelXVI
Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
If you watch day time tv ever, you've probably seen the lawyer commercials encouraging you to call them if you or a loved one was diagnosed or died of ovarian cancer after using talc/talcum powder. There have been some recent studies indicating talc increases the chance of ovarian cancer, which is usually fatal by the time it's diagnosed, and 2-3 large jury verdicts in court (which as sure to be substantially reduced on appeal). Talc is found in a good few face powders too, esp old ones. You don't apply talc directly to your ovaries to increase your risk/development of ovarian cancer: you just put it on your skin, which is the largest organ of your body. Think of it as laying in a cancer bed or out in the sun. It's an unnecessary, ridiculous risk, it's totally avoidable, and you can do without a form of cancer that often isn't caught until it's affected other organs, causing another cancer that's readily noticeable.Talc is the primary ingredient in this great grandma powder. I'm 45, and this was some stuff one or two of my GREAT grandmas had on hand. It still smells like it's been sitting in on a vanity for 125 years, just like it did back in 1976. It's cool that it carried a color called Rachel (a fair that shows up almost white), but it's crap. I'm not joking about that. If you're still using this stuff, you need to stop immediately & check labels for being talc-free--ovarian cancer is esp ugly & can strike YOUNG (I had a cousin who died from it at 32). Everything new on the market, and there's plenty for the same price, have beautiful finishes & don't get thick on the skin like Coty's Airspun does. It has so much dry white talc, it delivers a visible layer right out the gate & pulls way ahead with additional layers. It has to have other tinted pigments to tame the talc! And sure it has some absorbency, but think about putting a lot of body powder in your shoes & wearing them barefoot after a work out: the excess powder clumps up/looks clumpy. I would venture to say it the absolute bottom of the market in performance.Please don't buy this. It smells 125 years old, everybody can see you're wearing powder that's too light b/c how much white talc is in it, & talc, the primary ingredient, is known carcinogen for a cancer that usually isn't caught until it's a very high death risk (as is SKIN CANCER, mademoiselles). Throw it away and enjoy the pursuit of so many delightful powders out there that deliver angelic finishes while doing what else you want it to.
on 11/21/2016 6:30:00 AM
More reviews by natput7
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
This is a fantastic loose powder to set my make up. However, it does really chalky on my dry skin. Even on my dewy finish foundation. Yes it works wonderfully to hold up my makeup all day long, that's why I still using this product.Pros:- Great job to set up the foundations and under eye concealer- Nice longevity without creasing- Cheap- Much product in a jar- Quite fine-milledCons:- Smells awful like grandma fragrance, but much stronger- Look chalky and ghosty on dry skin- The packaging is not goodAll in all, the only pros are just the price and the good job on holding up my makeup as a product, which I love. However aside from that, I loathe the fragrance and the chalky feeling on my skin. And the packaging makes it quite hard to pick up the powder from the jar. Now I pull out the plastic cap inside the jar. But still, not working for me. It is a mess!Will I buy it again? Guess I will try the high end product after :)
on 10/28/2016 5:02:00 AM
More reviews by Nessa714
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
There's a reason this is a cult classic, because its aaaaamazing. I'm 47, and have used this since 1984, my Mom used it since the 60's...its so finely milled, soft and luxurious, and gives an amazing airbrushed look. I use it to bake, set, and even use it on a "no makeup look day" with moisturizer, primer, this and a little bronzer. I live in Southern Cali, and its literally sold out in every Walgreen's, Walmart, and CVS every time I go...so if you find it in a store, get it, or buy it online. I'm Spanish/Italian, but kind of light, so I prefer the translucent extra coverage. For under $9 its a must have, HG item.
6 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 10/21/2016 7:41:00 PM
More reviews by genieofthelamp
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
When I first bought into the hype and tried this powder, I absolutely hated it. It looked cakey over my foundation and clumped up around my forehead and nose no matter how I prepped my skin, what foundation I used, and how I applied the powder (baking, very light dusting, nada). I couldn't justify throwing it away with how much powder was left, so Airspun ended up being tossed to the back of my collection. BUT THEN. I was looking for a powder foundation with medium coverage that I could wear on a daily basis with minimal touch ups. I decided to experiment and pulled out Airspun again, instead buffing it into my mostly bare skin (on top of moisturizer and concealer) with a round top kabuki. And it was love. I have combination skin that's been on the oily side lately, and while I've been having issues with my face getting shiny a few hours later, this powder kept my skin matte and velvety all day--maybe even a little TOO matte (which is an error on my part; I could have benefited from the use of a highlighter). I have a few acne scars and discoloration, and while they were not completely covered they were less noticeable and my skin looked nicer overall. Wearing it this way did not look cakey whatsoever, and it's nice to know it still serves a purpose for me. I have Translucent Extra Coverage, and its undertone is a little too neutral for my NC30 skin, but nothing that bothers me too much. My blush and bronzer went on smoothly on top of this, and I have no other complaints. Bottom line: if baking or setting with Coty Airspun didn't work for you, try using it as a powder foundation!
10 of 10 people found this helpful.
on 10/16/2016 11:23:00 PM
More reviews by Prettybunnywithpearl
Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
This is a very luxurious powder. There's a silver screen glamorous feel that goes along with using it. It does it's job as a powder and then some: it gives a soft look to your skin, and provides medium coverage; it decreases the visibility of scars and pockmarks. It can definitely hold its own when compared to department store powders. I truly enjoy using this powder, and it somewhat worries me that Coty has been steadily discontinuing colors; it'll be a sad day if I go to buy it and find out that the whole line had been discontinued. But, I will enjoy it while I can. Edit: I just thought I would add a note on application: I came to this loose powder from pressed powder. When applying the pressed, I would swirl the puff in the powder and drag it across the foundation on my face. If you do that with Airspun, you'll have a terrible makeup finish; it will move your foundation around. *Pat* the powder filled fluffy puff all over your face, like you'd see in an old Hollywood film, and then gently push off excess with either the puff or a brush; and your finish will be smooth.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
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