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on 3/26/2017 4:43:00 AM
More reviews by scasey94
Skin: Combination, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
I really wanted to like this product, especially given the attractive pricing. Unfortunately, it didn't impress me at all. Firstly, the coverage is sub par at best, and the packaging is extremely annoying, as the sponge applicator always falls out and is just extremely awkward. I was looking for something with light/medium coverage, but this product doesn't actually stay on.
on 8/26/2016 2:00:00 AM
More reviews by haikusamurai
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
POSITIVES: This is actually for the new "Matte Perfection" powder that comes in a gorgeous array of yellows (!) hurray!! I picked up 30 warm beige (oxidized too dark on me) and exchanged for 18 golden linen. Silky soft powder with light coverage. No break outs or irritation apparent after a week.Negatives: ingredient list: 10th ingredient ethylhexylglycerin is an irritant. So now we wait and see if this will work out or cause pain and suffering like MAC Studio Fix Powder. So far, none. :)Negative: Doesn't help hide pores. Sad. Sephora Matte Perfection Powder: Talc, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Silica, Isononyl Isononanoate, Boron Nitride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Alumina, Caprylyl Glycol, >>>>Ethylhexylglycerin<<<<, Tocopherol. (+/-): CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499 (Iron Oxides).
2 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 6/6/2016 3:40:00 PM
More reviews by Jordanelizabethsmith
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
I use this on days that I want something on my face (to keep oiliness at bay) but not a heavy foundation. I can't say much about coverage, because that's not why I use this, but it looks so natural and does the job. Keeps everything not too shiny and you can't even tell I'm wearing anything!
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 1/14/2016 11:50:00 AM
More reviews by MoonYuri
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Love it. My favourite powder. I had other powders from Sephora but this one is by far the best. It keeps my face clean and dry for hours. Honestly, I only use a bit of concealer to hide redness and dar circles. no foundation needed. I recommend giving this one a try.
on 1/1/2016 11:41:00 PM
More reviews by acneandfreckles
Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine
This is a decent powder, not great, but not bad either. I really like the compact, it feels sturdy and comes with a good sized mirror--always a bonus.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 12/30/2015 8:30:00 PM
More reviews by megminji
Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Not Sure
I was looking for something that matches my skin tone better than IT Cosmetic celebration foundation and I stumbled upon this at Sephora, after reading all the good reviews, I bought shade 24 Vanilla which is a good match to my skin color. I like the sleek magnetic packaging and there are so many shades available. Unfortunately it is just not as outstanding as the reviews sound. It was SUPER CAKEY, it wouldn't latch onto my skin(primed), perhaps the application would be better if I press it with a sponge but I used a flat brush. The coverage is sheer at most, it is almost like a tinted setting powder. I couldn't layer it to build up the coverage because it was way too cakey. It didn't live up to the name "8 hours oil control" because my skin got pretty oily by mid day. Ended up returning it. I guess it would be good only if you have normal/dry, acne free skin and just wanted to even out skin tone, or use as setting powder on top of liquid foundation.
on 10/11/2015 8:43:00 PM
More reviews by ferflores11
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
This is the first powder foundation that I truly like; the coverage to me is medium/full. I prever to wear this instead of Marc Jacobs genius gel, Maybelline FitMe, Too faced Amazing face and Bobbi Brown Skin foundation.My skin looks natural and not cakey; first I put a moisturizer and then the compact foundation so I can prevent any kind of dryness.The only thing that I really don´t like it´s the sponge, but I think that´s because I kind of hate sponges in general.
on 8/26/2015 1:26:00 PM
More reviews by Amnifilzah
Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
i really really in love with this product! suits well with ma skin and looks really natural. not cakey at all and that 8 hours can be trusted!
on 5/16/2015 10:09:00 AM
More reviews by IRawrLykeBarney
Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
This is a decent powder and it does it job. I mainly used this as a setting powder over my concealer and my T-zone area. The coverage was very light so I don't know if this could be used as a foundation itself. For those who want a light coverage it's for you, but the sephora gal told me you can apply it wet for a thicker coverage. Personally, I found the powder to be nothing out of the world extradorinaiy. It did its job of mattifying and setting my makeup for a couple hours, despite my oily skin. However, there are many cheaper drugstore alternatives that would do the same thing. For 22 bucks it was not a miracle for me and not quite worth the price. I really did like the packaging though. It's in a sleek, black compact with a magnetic closure. I didn't really use the sponge, instead I used a kabuki brush.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 4/22/2015 1:04:00 PM
More reviews by blairxbianca
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
So far this powder foundation is pretty amazing. Usually within 4 hours of washing my face I'm an oily mess- not only my T-zone, but my whole face. it has now been almost 5 hours and I have a tiny bit of shine on my nose. I don't expect miracles here with an oil free face for 8+ hours, but I'll take almost shine free for 5 hours any day! Just need to blot a bit on my nose and I'm good for the rest of the day! The only reason I did not give this a 5 star rating is because when applying, it did look a bit powdery on my face. But then again that might be my fault for applying too much in one place.
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