Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation (Uploaded by cosmokid)

3.7

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371 reviews
64%
would repurchase
3.4/5
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5.0
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Apr/19/2007

I love this as a powder! I have dry skin that breaks out easily but this stuff is fantastic for my skin! It's so smooth and satiny, it leaves me looking like a china doll without looking like I'm wearing makeup. I use it with a powder brush over top the Stila TM and the effect is so *smooth*! It also sets my Stila Perfecting Concealer (I use it to spot conceal acne scars) perfectly …Read more

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Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown



3.0
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Apr/11/2007

This is probably best used as a powder, as it does not have the coverage of a foundation (does not work for my scars/redness). However, I love the finish--not at all cakey, and the "illumination" is less of a shine than a glow. Nevertheless, it's unfortunate that it is so expensive, and the compact is not included. I would say that the color selection, while limited, is good. If …Read more

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About reviewer (27 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily

HairBrown

EyesBrown


5.0
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frommielr

Apr/08/2007

This is a WONDERFUL powder foundation. I guess it's my HG (I haven't found anything I like better so far!) It's not at all chalky or thick. It gives a gorgeous, satin-smooth finish to the skin (not sparkly- but like a warm, soft glow). I use it as a foundation over moisturizer. <p>TIP: DON'T BUY THE STILA COMPACT FOR $20 - BUY THE SHISEIDO COMPACT FOR $7 INSTEAD! IT FITS …Read more

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About reviewer (50 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Curly, Coarse

EyesGray


5.0
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Mar/31/2007

This foundation is incredible, I'm so glad I gave it a try. I have dry, sensitive skin with a clear complexion, but with a little bit of ruddiness and uneveness near my nose. A few dabs of this with a sponge and my skin looks positively radiant! It gives an airbrushed finish, but looks really natural. The large pores around my nose instantly vanish. I get so many compliments on my skin when …Read more

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About reviewer (616 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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Mar/22/2007

This is my HG foundation!!! I have oily skin and can't wear liquid formula. I used MAC studiofixx for a while, but it was too cakey and thick for me. Stila illuminating powder is perfect, because it provides just enough coverage while looking natural.

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SkinOther

HairOther

EyesOther


5.0
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Feb/26/2007

I got a sample size compact of this off ebay. At first, when I put it on, I thought it looked too powdery. But then, after some blending, I noticed a nice glow to my face which I am ecstatic about. I really like this powder foundation because it does help "blur" the imperfections, although I must also use concealer since I have acne and let's face it, no powder foundation is …Read more

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About reviewer (74 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal

HairBlack

EyesBrown


5.0
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fromFarra

Feb/13/2007

This extraordinary powder foundation or some may recall as 2-way-cake is the best powder foundation I’ve ever tried so far. I believe that powder foundations are the most essential makeup product that every girl must have. I have tried numerous brands including Estee Lauder, M.A.C Studio Fix, Clinique, Dior, with the additions of drugstore brands including Maybelline, Loreal, In-2-it and Whitia …Read more

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About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination

HairBlack

EyesBlack


3.0
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Feb/04/2007

This powder matches my skin almost exactly. It looks great for about 2 hours but after that it just starts to wear off ( I have oily skin) The coverage is good if you have almost flawless skin, but for those of us that do not, this powder would not be enough.

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About reviewer (46 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination

HairBrown

EyesBrown


5.0
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Feb/02/2007

This is my HG Power Foundation. I use this in 10 watts. It gives a slightly shimmery finish which looks gorgeous when teamed with the ILF which gives a dewy finish. I am quite pale so 10 watts is a perfect match. I never have to reapply it either. I highly reccomend this, its the best powder ever!

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About reviewer (22 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination

HairBlond

EyesBlue


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Jan/30/2007

I read in a magazine that Stila makes a yellow-based foundation. So I went to the store and got the USA edition of Illuminating Powder Foundation. The color did not do anything more me just did not match up, just too pink for me...too bad. The powder is very good quality, it has some shimmers on it but it is very fine glitters. However I cannot wear it because the color made look like a zombie …Read more

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About reviewer (44 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone

HairBlack

EyesBrown