Illuminating Powder Foundation

Stila

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3.7

371 reviews

64%
would repurchase
3.4/5
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5.0
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3 years ago

I have extremely fair (NC10-15) skin, and picked up a full size "refill" pan of this locally on major sale for just under $3 in the shade "20 Watts". The shade looked like a good match for my skin...

About reviewer (17 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown



5.0
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4 years ago

I stumbled upon this in TK Maxx for £3 in color 80 watts, I believe it's the deepest shade and I use it as a bronzer on my nc25-30 skin tone. It's a beautiful tan, rich but with the right balance...

About reviewer (33 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOily, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


2.0
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4 years ago

I researched this soooo heavily before I bought it, swatching it and multiple others in store to see if it was what I wanted. I wanted to replace my Body Shop All in One Face Base which is really...

About reviewer (705 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairOther, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


4.0
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5 years ago

I picked this up a few weeks ago as a replacement for my Jane Iredale Purepressed Base. I found that it was a lot harder to get out of the pan than the tester. I also found that it didn't have...

About reviewer (483 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Fair, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I've been using this foundation since 2004! It is the product I was searching which led me to makeupalley :-) I love powder foundations for my oily skin as it is super quick and gives great...

About reviewer (426 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


4.0
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5 years ago

Okay, so this powder freaking rocks. It is gorgeous, blurs pores, makes your complexion look smooth as hell despite any bumps you may have, doesn't break my v. sensitive skin out, controls oil...

About reviewer (26 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


4.0
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5 years ago

Over the course of eight to ten years, I probably bought this product at least 4 or 5 times. It wasn't the only foundation I used and sometimes I used it over a tinted moisturizer so it wasn't the...

About reviewer (827 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue


1.0
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6 years ago

After using this for about six months I realized that this powder was causing me to break out around my chin and cheeks. It may be the talc in the product. I really am not sure. I think it has adds...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue


4.0
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7 years ago

I bought a refill of this powder on sale and am so glad I did! Very silky texture and light to medium coverage. Covers small blemishes and uneven skin tone nicely and I sometimes use it over liquid...

About reviewer (13 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue


3.0
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7 years ago

I'm currently using Bobbi Brown long wear even finish compact foundation, the new version of the oil free that was discontinued but damn it was bloody expensive and the new version was sooo natural...

About reviewer (24 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinVery Oily, Tan

HairBlack

EyesBrown



5.0
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3 years ago

I have extremely fair (NC10-15) skin, and picked up a full size "refill" pan of this locally on major sale for just under $3 in the shade "20 Watts". The shade looked like a good match for my skin...

About reviewer (17 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown



5.0
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4 years ago

I stumbled upon this in TK Maxx for £3 in color 80 watts, I believe it's the deepest shade and I use it as a bronzer on my nc25-30 skin tone. It's a beautiful tan, rich but with the right balance...

About reviewer (33 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOily, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


2.0
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4 years ago

I researched this soooo heavily before I bought it, swatching it and multiple others in store to see if it was what I wanted. I wanted to replace my Body Shop All in One Face Base which is really...

About reviewer (705 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairOther, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown


4.0
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5 years ago

I picked this up a few weeks ago as a replacement for my Jane Iredale Purepressed Base. I found that it was a lot harder to get out of the pan than the tester. I also found that it didn't have...

About reviewer (483 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Fair, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I've been using this foundation since 2004! It is the product I was searching which led me to makeupalley :-) I love powder foundations for my oily skin as it is super quick and gives great...

About reviewer (426 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown




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