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on 11/30/2017 1:20:00 PM
More reviews by Laurelwood
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
Great for oily skin. I use this all over as a finishing powder since I have strong yellow undertones in my skin and can pull it off. I've noticed that it keeps my skin matte all day.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 11/16/2017 3:33:00 AM
More reviews by nononoelle
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
This looks and feels amazing on the skin. The shaker isn't the best but the product is great.
on 7/15/2017 8:07:00 PM
More reviews by Kissme7
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I was so excited when I bought this powder thinking this is it! Well, I tried liking it but for some reason it doesn't work on my skin. I baked it as what everyone's suggested but by mid day my face looks likes it's all dried out. It looks like the powder is not fine enough. I was so disappointed after a few times using it. Or maybe I was using it in a wrong way? I do still have a lot left and don't know what to do with it now. Such a waste!
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 9/6/2016 10:36:00 AM
More reviews by hollyc01
Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I'm giving this a three only because I can see how it might be holy grail stuff for others but it isn't for me. I'm also medium fair and the yellow tone was quite noticeable on my skintone.It's very finely milled but gathers in fine lines, it's very drying to my skin and makes it itch. So obviously a no go for me.I would be hard pressed now to deviate from the Laura Mercier Translucent and/or the La Prairie No. 1 translucent (both loose). I think they are more forgiving of mature skin issues.
4 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 8/21/2016 2:40:00 AM
More reviews by mayanii
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
I really like this powder, I do. It's nice to be able to set my makeup with a powder that suits my yellow undertones. It doesn't perform well on a sweaty face but that's a small issue.My only major problem with this product is that, if you leave it on your brushes for too long, it will stain the bristles. Just washed my RT buffing brush and the ends are a pale yellow. I'm going to try and clean it again with a stronger soap and hope it'll all wash out.
on 7/15/2016 4:32:00 PM
More reviews by theperoxideprincess
Hair: Black, Straight, Coarse
I'm pale so this looks a little silly on my face. It's too yellow. I saw all the beauty gurus on YouTube raving about this product so I thought "It must look good on all skin tones" It looks beautiful on darker skinned women though. The one thing I love about this product is how it's a shaker bottle. I wish more loose setting powders came in containers like this.
on 6/26/2016 7:39:00 AM
More reviews by quartzfacekiller
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Thank you sweet baby Jesus for the underground makeup community. I bought this stuff thanks to hearing a bit of the hype surrounding it and stumbling on it in a costume shop in Monroe. HOLY FREAKING GRAIL. I have olive skin but I'm a bit paler, so this is fantastic for me. Also I live in the extremely humid south and this is the best powder for keeping the oil in check that I have ever found. Fantastic coverage that you can easily control. Goes on like a dream. It's a little dramatic for me for everyday (I like the natural "glossier girl" look for everyday), but damn, if you want dramatic beauty blogger, this is what is UP.
7 of 8 people found this helpful.
on 5/24/2016 11:15:00 AM
More reviews by BPeck
So I purchased the Ben Nye Banana Powder for setting my concealer under my eyes. I was so excited because apparently Ben Nye Cosmetics is infamous to the stars. Turns out it has 3 parabens and talc (asbestos forming.) On top of that I did not see what all the fuss was about, it works just as good as other setting powders I have used. The upside is the cost, so if parabens and talc don't bother you it is very affordable. Wish I would have checked the ingredients before purchase.
11 of 17 people found this helpful.
on 3/24/2016 4:13:00 AM
More reviews by monthemagnificent
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I've heard so much about this wondrous powder and has been very curious. It's hard to find in Asia but I did manage to get my hands on one. And damn, that babe's FINE! It doesn't budge off my super oily face for all day. I used it for setting my under-eye areas and lightly on my T Zones to highlight + Mattify. And I really like what I see. Will be definitely re-purchasing. Liked it so much that I wanted to use it for the rest of the face as well so I mixed it with my translucent setting powder to set my foundation all over the face. It's really such a good powder. Tends to work well on my Medium Neutral-to-Cool skin very well and highlights in such warm glow without making it look mask-like.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 3/4/2016 1:18:00 PM
More reviews by hazl
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Definately not for light skin tones,this powder is straight up yellow,but like a dark yellow,it made my under eye area look darker than the rest of my face,which is the opposite of the highlighted effect I wanted. So I gave it to my sister who has a much darker olive complexion than me,and she too couldnt use it because it was too yellow. I would say this is for really deep skin tones. Besides that its just an ok powder,nothing great about it,it creases and doesnt last that long.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
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