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on 10/3/2018 6:10:00 AM
More reviews by insynity
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
I have very dry skin and I love this powder. It doesn't make me look cakey or dry at all, and doesn't leave a white cast. It doesn't feel heavy on the skin. The only downside is the packaging.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 5/13/2018 5:21:00 PM
More reviews by misskyliesue
Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
I really, really, REALLY wanted to like this powder. But I just don't. :/Unless I use a denser powder brush and really buff the powder in, I look like a ghost. Once I do have it buffed in enough, it leaves this weird feeling on the skin. It's soft, but doesn't feel like a nice, baby skin soft. It's very synthetic feeling. It also looks HORRID on the undereyes. I know that might not be the main purpose, but it looks so, so bad. Very crepey.
6 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 2/22/2018 12:58:00 PM
More reviews by Endit
Skin: Other, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Other, Medium
I bought this a while ago because of the hype and fact that it's a very good value. You get a lot of product. PROS: It's white and mostly leaves me without any color cast. You get a ton of product and it's finally milled enough. I don't mind the package because loose powder is always messy in some manor. You can nice it to another powder container easily.CONS: Way too matte! I have normal to dry skin and this by itself is too flat looking, even using it sparingly. I did work around the eye area well though, but for all over, no. I don't like to have to add a lot of dimension after I do my foundation, I like it too have some natural definition left in and the powder just helps make sure it doesn't slide or feel emmolient. It's just makes my skin look too flat.OVERALL: Probably won't repurchase because the container is too big and as a whole face setting powder, I have to be very careful. I will still use it though, especially around the eye area. If my skin is looking oily or has more of a sheen, then it will work... This is really more of an oily person's product.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 9/2/2017 2:40:00 PM
More reviews by BlondeVirginia
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I love this powder! It's great for my pale, oily skin and is such good value. I bake with this and it adds a nice brightness under my eyes. However, DO NOT APPLY WITH A WET SPONGE! It will make your pores look huge and will create a white powdery, blotchy mess!
on 8/19/2017 7:47:00 PM
More reviews by NGin
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
I have a dehydrated skin that turns into an oil slick every now and then. Laura Mercier's powder was an absolute flop for me. It caked and did not set my base at all. Saw enough hype on youtube about this one, thought "eh, I guess it's cheap". It's my favorite powder ever. My undereyes don't look gross and my cheeks are nice and matte. The foundation doesn't transfer and it stays put.My only gripe is- I can't find it anywhere in Toronto and I hate waiting for online orders.
on 8/9/2017 8:55:00 PM
More reviews by amandamg61
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I have ticked that if I ran out of this I would buy it again but I really do anticipate this will last me the rest of my natural life!This is a very finely milled powder in an alarming shade of pure white.The packaging is daunting-just a large plastic bottle with sifter holes in the top.After getting over all that I found this to be a truly excellent product.Used sparingly it blends out the look of pores, doesn't settle in lines and (may) help to increse the longevity of my makeup. It is mid-winter here and I don't spend any time perspiring or exercising or doing anything which would test my makeup so can't comment on this aspect.I find turning the bottle upside down with the lid still firmly on leaves enough powder residue on the inside of the lid for at least one application. This avoids any mess. It must be used sparingly otherwise you can have a ghostly look and emphasise lines rather than blurring them and I imagine in photographs too much might cause a bit of white flaring.I actually prefer this to the ITCosmetics powder I have been using as it seems finer and doesn't look quite so obvious.It will also probably last forever. I have mid fifties skin which is quite sensitive and suffer from rosascea and have had no problems with this at all.Recommended.
8 of 8 people found this helpful.
on 6/6/2017 3:35:00 PM
More reviews by karlarodea
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
Perfect for caking your entire face haha really! It makes your skin smooth and poreless :)
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 5/29/2017 11:50:00 PM
More reviews by Matillyrose
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
One of my favourite finishing powders.Doesn't take much, isn't drying on my dry mature skin and keeps my makeup looking great all day. Doesn't reflect white or show up cakiness, dry patches, wrinkles or lines. I find this powder to be quite moisturising and it is finely milled.The one thing I don't like about this product is the container. It's like a salt shaker and way too much product is released and there is no way of containing that product so it doesn't go anywhere.I ended up purchasing the cutest Anna Sui powder puff container to keep the powder in. It has an inner seal so you can travel and the powder doesn't spill and it comes with a powder puff.So my favourite finishing powder just got better.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 5/15/2017 10:32:00 AM
More reviews by Josephinehb
on 5/11/2017 6:29:00 PM
More reviews by DanielleRosenaLouise
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool
This product has unfortunately been so hyped up online that when I bought it I was disappointed. It is a decent product - it sets foundation, stops concealer creasing, has no colour or white cast (on my NW10 skin at least - people with darker skin tones may find that it does leave a white cast), and is finely milled - but it is not the miracle product that so many YTers and bloggers have made it out to be. I was led to believe that it was great for dry skin, but it performs exactly the same as every other powder I've tried. Powder by its nature is not the best for dry skin, so I think that my expectations were just too high to begin with and it's not the fault of the product. I can only put a light dusting on my concealer, otherwise my face feels dry and uncomfortable. So KathleenLights' claim that people with dry skin could bake with it or dust it all over the face feels very untrue in my case. The packaging is the deal breaker for me. It is difficult to use, powder ends up flying everywhere, and really it's a hassle. It really needs to be decanted into a smaller container with a sifter. Really, this is a basic powder that does the job, but it's not going to revolutionise your makeup or your routine. It does the job and is a solid workhorse, but don't expect it to blow your mind.
7 of 7 people found this helpful.
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