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on 12/4/2015 8:56:00 PM
More reviews by organicmakeupjunkie
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I have been looking for a translucent powder to set my foundation with, but for an an all natural makeup lover such as myself, it can be pretty difficult being there isn't much out there. I startred to buy Tarte's Smooth Operator translucent powder, but got concerned with an ingredient or 2 so decided against it. Fortunately, I found this little gem (Thank you Make-up Alley!).
I got this in the mail and used it immediately. I have no self control when it comes to makeup. At first I was worried because the powder is yellowish-cream color in the pan. However, it applies completely translucent on my skin. Also the powder is extremely finely milled, I didn't even have any powder flying off like every other powder I have tried does. And the formulation is so silky smooth and makes my skin so baby soft I just don't understand why I haven't purchased this sooner. I have now been wearing it for 5+ hours and I have no breakthrough oil on my skin! That just does not happen with me, and my hormonal skin. As far as I'm concerned this is my HG translucent powder. Though this is my first translucent powder I've purchased, if you find something that works EXACTLY the way you want there is no need in searching further. Another A+ product from Dr. Hauschka. Please DO NOT stop making this. This is my new staple!
on 1/27/2014 12:21:00 AM
More reviews by tigerlily217
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I wanted to switch to this as my setting powder after switching almost all of my makeup to Dr. Hauschka products. I was a bit skeptical since the powder is rather yellow. Don't be afraid because it goes on transparent! It definitely keep me matte and there is absolutely no breakthrough oil in any areas on my face. It makes my foundation look airbrushed. I never have to worry about it looking cakey because it never has that look despite packing on the powder, hahaha. A little product goes a long way but I still like to powder my T zone a bit more just to give myself a peace of mind when working. Love this! It does an awesome job at setting my makeup and keeping the oil away! :)
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on 10/18/2011 12:01:00 AM
More reviews by GoddessIv
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
Even though ingredients are good, something irritated my skin because it caused me break outs. I bought Dr.H a long time ago, meant to replace my Clinique stay matt powder but I never did because every time I tried Dr.H I broke out. So after storing it for 2 years, I just ended up tossing it recently. Very sorry it didn't work out, I really wanted to use something natural and better for my skin, especially that I use Dr.H products so I like them in general. My other issue with this pressed powder was that even though it was designed for all skin colors, it made my light skin tone even lighter a tad bit. I didn't like that either.
4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 7/7/2010 1:13:00 AM
More reviews by hotnerd
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Coarse
This is a great powder. What else can I say? It eats my oilys without leaving me dry. Of course it doesnt stay on all day, nothing ever does, and if it does- you should wonder what else its doing! Its does seem to set my concealer well though.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 4/7/2009 6:24:00 PM
More reviews by jeannelucille
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Yes, this stuff is expensive! But it never makes my very sensitive skin break out and is pretty good at coverage. Doesn't need a whole lot of touching up either, it lasts a nice amount of time. If I could afford to, I would wear it everyday. Instead I use it a handful of times a week.
3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 1/19/2009 4:16:00 AM
More reviews by soleil_kitty
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
Bought this rather spontaneously, after a friend suggested it. I really can't say this smells like cinnamon. It kind of has a weird smell - almost like herb tea or something. But that doesn't bother me at all. I like how this is translucent yet still covers pretty well. Of course, it's not a substitute for real make-up, if you need the coverage. But for me, blessed with fairly decent skin, it's great. I apply it over my tinted moisturizer and it leaves a lovely, matte, even, perfect finish. Doesn't look cakey or overly "powdery" at all. It keeps oil at bay fairly well and the reason why I am thinking of re-purchasing is that this is a natural powder. I mean, natural ingredients only. I hope this will have a conditioning and improving effect on my skin. So far, so good! All five Lippies.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 10/30/2008 11:04:00 PM
More reviews by crunchiez
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I love this powder because it doesn't leave my skin looking cakey/powdery and its all natural and is talc-free. My skin feels like it can breath and it cover my oilies really well. I do have to re apply during the day but I usually did that anyway with other compacts I used (and those looked horrid on my face- too powdery and never quite matched my skin tone).
on 4/28/2008 10:47:00 AM
More reviews by nicolew
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
hate to be the dissenter, but this product is awful. broke out in cystic acne, and i haven't done that, well, ever.just wanted to add that i really wanted to LOVE this product, since i've been trying to switch all my makeup/skincare over to all natural or organic products.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 4/9/2008 6:01:00 PM
More reviews by vanillalush
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I'm using the pressed powder and love it. It doesn't give me any white bumps or breakouts. And it doesn't itch. Use it over my shiny sunscreen and it makes my make up last. The only bad thing is the packaging it breaks easily. The lid broke off. I like that it has a mirror though. Will be buying again.
on 11/30/2007 2:14:00 PM
More reviews by kametotsuru
Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Not Sure
I love Dr. Hauschka's skin care products, but I just couldn't get myself to like the pressed or loose powders. I tried both and the scent really bothered me. I found the scent too cloying and overpowering. The light scent of their skin care products is really nice, but the powder scent was way too strong and I could smell it all day. I thought the powder was on the heavy side too. I tried Jurlique's silk dust and I prefer the consistency of that powder more.
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