Beauty Product Review

Setting Powder Show Down

June 19, 2017

No flash & flash

RCMA No Color Powder
–$12 for 3 0z @ beautylish.com, camerareadycosmetics.com, rcmamakeup.net
–A lot of product for a great price
–Online only
–Messy packaging
–No flash back
–Talc is an ingredient
–Not the best at controlling oil and shine
–Cruelty free
–If I ever run out, I will repurchase

No flash & flash

Laura Mercier Transluscent Powder
–$38 for 1 oz @ Sephora, Nordstrom
–2 shades
–Expensive
–Finely milled
–Doesn’t look cakey
–Talc is an ingredient
–Controls oil and shine
–Cruelty free
–Would repurchase (like Maybelline Fit Me just as much and it’s cheaper)

Flash & No Flash

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Silk HD Anti-Aging Micro-Powder
–$24 for 0.23 oz @ Ulta & Sephora
–Cruelty free
–Some flashback
–Smooth and finely milled
–Controls oil and shine
–Silicia is the first ingredient which helps smooth and blur but can cause flashback
–Will not repurchase the loose version (want to try the pressed)

Kat Von D Lock-It Setting Powder
–$30 for 0.67 oz @ Sephora
–Cruelty free
–No flash back
–Extremely cakey
–Will not rebuy
–No pictures because it looks HORRIBLE. Not even worth documenting.

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  • Ashley Sue June 19, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    I still really want to try the Laura Mercier one! I’ve also heard that the boots no 7 one is good, have you tried that one before?

    • loubsandlips June 24, 2017 at 9:23 pm

      No I haven’t, but I hear good things about that line. My Ulta just got a nice section of No7 in the store. I need to check them out!

  • Elle sees June 20, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    I’m glad you tried these out!! I love a good product show down!

    • loubsandlips June 24, 2017 at 9:13 pm

      Same! I felt like an announcer when I was writing this post.