Being in the country where heat is unpredictable, even when it is rainy season, it is so normal for a girl like me (oily face) to do several touch ups during the day. Sometimes, heavy duty foundations are still not enough to praise the heavens. I am lately obsessed with fixing powders and one that I am raving over and over in Instagram is this powder from Essence Cosmetics.
As per the label:
-extremely smooth fixing compact powder for a matte and natural finish all day long, helps to blend blush and foundation colors together, fixes makeup when applied as finishing powder and suits all skin tones.
Maybe you will be asking about the difference between the normal pressed powder that we are all accustomed to, right? Fixing powders are light and translucent. It is colorless, meaning it does not give any coverage. It is meant for retouching without making your face to look like a pile of powder.
How I use?
*Take note of this. This Essence powder is best paired with Becca Primer. Believe me that it is the most effective combination I have tried so far to keep oil at bay.
For my normal day, I either use a bb cream, cushion foundation or a liquid foundation. I set everything using this powder. I love that it does not make my foundation cakey. I also like that it is scentless.
I also use this mid day during touchups. Make sure to use a blotting paper face to remove excess oil before patting a layer of this powder. It makes me shine-free for hours.
If you will notice, the packaging is plain and simple. It does not include a puff nor a mirror. I can’t complain because the quality is more than enough for the price. I apply this powder to my face using a powder brush or a kabuki brush (when not at home).
Overall, I admire that this powder works well with me. I am planning to hoard for backups. I know this product is also well-raved in the beauty bloggers world so comment below if you have tried this too!
Price: Php269, Essence Cosmetics Counters, SM Beauty Sections