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on 5/2/2017 6:32:00 PM
More reviews by Rin13
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
I don't really understand the hype in this product. It is finely milled... but to say it's "No color" is a bit misleading. It is white. Straight up white... so if you have color to your skin, this definitely has a potential to show up/go ashy. I have little color in my skin, so that wasn't my issue. I just found this very drying and uncomfortable to wear. I ended up giving it away. At least it is not expensive, so if you don't like it, you're not out a ton of money. Honestly I hate nearly every setting/powder.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 3/2/2017 4:46:00 AM
More reviews by mmiigg
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Updated review: I thought it would only be fair to give this powder an updated review as I used it today and had a much better experience. Some personal tips I learned with this powder: -Do not use with liquid mineral foundations if you have normal/oily skin. -I used it on top of a physical sunscreen the first time, I think this is what caused the caking above the lip, as it didn't happen when not used in conjunction with the sunscreen -I applied my tarte shape tape concealer and liquid foundation (non-mineral) and used this on the bottom of my cheeks, and under my eyes to bake, I have to say it worked really well this time and especially looked great in photos. I applied it with a damp beauty blender to set and bake my foundation. In order to use it like this I had to pour a lot of the powder out on a paper towel and dip the damp beauty blender into that. That means that a ton of product was thrown out and wasted. I'm upping my rating to 2/5 because the packaging is still awful and makes you waste a ton of product and the main ingredient is talc. I still wouldn't repurchase but will finish this container. Initial Review: Don't buy into the hype, this powder:-Sets into fine lines, especially around the eyes, at least on me-Leaves a white residue all over my face on top of my liquid mineral foundation when applied with a big fluffy brush, RCMA takes a few hours to set in properly, even when blended in-The packaging sucks, so even though it's cheap, you end up throwing out a lot of the powder by default-The powder is not as finely milled as other higher-end setting powders, but I guess you get what you pay for- Made my pores on my nose look HUGE, at least way bigger than normal when I use my mineral powder foundation, it's almost as if the powder made my nose more oily if that makes sense The worst of all, it cakes above the lip area when wearing lipstick. I don't bake above my lip or apply concealer, yet when I apply any lipstick I have to remove a white caked powder from above my top lip with a qtip, this has literally never happened before with any product or powder I've used--it almost looks crusty in a way. Luckily the last few times this happened, I caught it before I went out the door. Would not repurchase nor recommend, hate that I bought into the hype. Try to always get a sample of these over-hyped products before you buy, so you don't waste your money.
6 of 7 people found this helpful.
on 5/15/2016 12:28:00 AM
More reviews by fabmac1
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I was finally able to get my hands on this when CRC restocked. I purchased mine in the 1oz size since i doubt i'd be able to make a dent in the smaller size let alone the 10oz!!This powder contains 2 ingredients: talc and silica - that's it.The power itself is very finely milled and feels like silk! It doesn't really have much oil control, which is fine for me since my skin is more on the dry side. This powder does look invisible on the skin. It helps my skin look flawless all day and night without adding any cakey-ness to it. I don't find that it helps to minimize pores though.The packaging looks like a spice shaker - very simple/basic. I empty some out into a small container and use from there so I don't contaminate the whole product. I have cute containers to re-purpose so it's win-win for me =DIt's an awesome product for a very reasonable price. Around $12CAD. I also read somewhere that RCMA hand makes all these powders which is why it takes so long for websites to re-stock!!!
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 3/16/2006 9:11:00 PM
More reviews by hepgal13
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
It is what it says, and it does what it says.... Totally invisible setting perfection. I love this stuff... Fine milled to imperceptible ideal loveliness!
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
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