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Dermablend Professional Loose Setting Powder, Multicolor
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on 4/17/2017 6:20:00 PM
More reviews by vickybee
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
I have oily skin and have been using Ben Nye Luxury powders and silica "HD" powders for years (usually I custom mix half and half). Thought I'd try something new. Unfortunately I've been working with this powder for 2 weeks now and I must say I am disappointed. This powder feels like flour to me - its super dry and cakes up on my skin even with using a damp beauty blender to apply. My skin just didn't seem to absorb it I guess, but it also was no where near as finely milled in comparison to my other powders. Its almost as if it was completely different type of product....so maybe my expectations were off? But to be honest, the main reason I bought this was for the packaging. Large, sleek and sturdy jar, black lid with cool logo, and the sifter holes are in a freaking star shaped pattern - LOVE it! haha. It was a very expensive jar however as I've swapped out the contents for my old powders. Oh well.
7 of 7 people found this helpful.
on 2/17/2017 10:15:00 PM
More reviews by christineneogoh
Skin: Combination, Other, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I've been using Armani's luminous silk powder to set my foundation as it gives me a nice finish. However, I note that the Armani's powder is too expensive to be used in this manner, hence, I was on the lookout for loose powder which will give the same result. My bestie graciously poured me some of this Kat Von D ("KVD") setting powder to try. I applied my Armani Lasting Silk Foundation and used this to set it. The finish was translucent and not cakey at all. There is no smell to it and when my oils seeped through, the powder didn't shift or crease or sink into my pores / lines. All I saw nice dewy skin!I bought myself a full tub of it and am happy to share that this powder is on its way to becoming holy grail for me! That said, when my skin is acting up (all red and zitty or pimply) I would use the Chanel Vitalumiere loose power instead as that one provides some form of coverage as compared to this. The price of this powder is also very economical! It costs only SGD49.90 for huge tub. I will purchase this again when i run out.
on 7/10/2017 5:01:00 PM
More reviews by dolcefan
Skin: Oily, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I generally love KVD products but this is a "meh" for me. My skin is combo, oilier in summer and this doesn't cut it for me. It doesn't "lock" my foundation nor leave me shine free for a lengthy period. It will probably work better for me in autumn and winter, although like the previous reviewer, I'm not fond of the application. If I'm not very careful to tap off uniformly and use sparingly, it tends to apply heavily and unevenly (I use an It Cosmetics powder brush).I do like the sturdy packaging and that the product falls back into the jar well, without a mess. I wouldn't repurchase, sadly. EDIT 15 OCT 2017: I have found that for me, this applies better with a dry Real Tech sponge or BB. I would add 0.5 lippies for this, as the coverage is seamless. But while lasting better un cooler temps this still does not perform as well on my oily skin as hoped.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 2/14/2017 5:52:00 PM
More reviews by conceal4ever
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
This is an incredibly finely milled setting powder that invisibly sinks into your skin to give you a completely natural finish. Because of how fine the powder is, it effortlessly pops in and out of the loose powder container. One of the things I hate most about loose powders is the difficulty in getting the powder out of the holes and into the lid to apply the powder. The packaging is brilliantly put together, the lid is a very deep bowl that neatly keeps the powder in and when you're finished, the powder cleanly falls back into the main container with very little product loss. But the best part of this powder is the smell, it smells like almond powder. It does a great job matting your foundation and moisturizer without drying out your skin, and leaves your skin with a dewy glow. This powder is amazing, I just picked up the matching powder brush to go with it too.
on 8/12/2018 11:12:00 AM
More reviews by alicethewitch
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Kinky, Medium
I have tried Laura Mercier and this one and for some reason I like this one better.I have both and I always go for this one, it just looks better on my skin.I am not sure it actually sets the makeup, but I guess I do notice my makeup stays on a bit longer if I apply this.
4 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 10/28/2017 9:09:00 AM
More reviews by patty114
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Grey, Straight, Medium
I purchased the sample size because it was cheaper and came with a puff. I am in the light foundation shades and the powder doesn’t make me look too pale. My complexion looks nice last all day.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 10/12/2017 1:38:00 PM
More reviews by iloveurbandecay
Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I adore Kat Von D and her commitment to cruelty free products. I wear her Tattoo eyeliner religiously and have about 12 of her lipsticks. When she came out with a powder, I ran to Sephora to get it.I loved this powder at first, because it is lovely to apply, feels great on the skin, and the packaging is fantastic. This is a gorgeous luxury product. For someone else. I have come to the sad realization that this powder is not absorbent enough for the oiliest of skins, like mine. Five minutes after application my shine was coming through - I caught a look at myself in a mirror today and realized this product just isn't gonna cut it any more for me. I'm going to use my alternative, which is the "un-powder" from RMS Beauty. It's also cruelty-free and it does a much better job of keeping shine at bay. I would also recommend the ELF dupe of MUF's Ultra HD powder.
on 8/27/2017 4:13:00 AM
More reviews by SanFranGirl
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Having dry skin and knowing this was a KVD product (brand known for its heavy coverage, bulletproof wear) I was a bit skeptical at first. Thankfully, this powder turned out to be amazing and here is why.For starters it is so finely milled, it feels like dust (in a good way). It is not your typical stark white powder either, it is a bit flesh-toned, so I find it really melts into your skin. Depending on how you apply it - you can go from a natural, satin to full-on matte finish really quick. I also find that it should work for a plethora of skin types, it all goes back to how you apply it. I talk more about the wear and application techniques in a separate review here (http://www.partyparrotblog.com/single-post/2017/08/23/Little-KVD-Lock-It-Haul). If you are a fan of baking, then this might be your new jam. I personally don't bake, but keep hearing great things about this powder in particular.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 8/25/2018 6:30:00 AM
More reviews by JoanOfSpain
Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I'm not a huge fan of setting powders as they tend to make my skin look dry and flat. however, I was surprised at how my skin looked with this powder, especially my under eye concealer.I can't say I've had no creasing at all, as it simply is not the case, however I did notice a significant improvement in the longevity and overall appearance of my concealer. (Also I like to drench my skin in moisture, as well as ignoring my primer, so that may contribute to the creasing).My t-zone does tend to need a couple of powderings throughout the day, but I live in a Mediterranean climat and it's summer, so my spf and the humidity can be to blame too.All in all, I'm pleased, I use it every day, I got the travel size from sephora for 16 euros and I've been using it for a month and probably have about 85% of the product left so I definitely do recommend trying it out. It is superior to other powders as it is the only one that doesn't enhance dryness, despite mattifying and adds a certain luminosity
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 6/9/2018 12:29:00 PM
More reviews by Barbarita
Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
I am a HUGE fan of this powder. It left my face looking so smooth and poreless. I used it to set my under eye concealer and t-zone, and I was matte and flawless looking all day long!
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