Great powder for every skintone!
I first bought this powder about a year ago for my professional makeup kit. At the time I hadn't heard or read any reviews on it, so I didn't exactly know what to expect from it. I soon found out that it's a really good powder to have in your collection. Mostly I have used this to set makeup; liquid foundation, mineral foundation, tinted moisturizer, concealer. I believe it does a great job at correcting and setting makeup, although if you use it alone it won't really do much (other than make your skin look a little powdery). You can either use the colored powders individually on specific areas that need correcting, or you can swirl your powder brush and use all four shades combined to have an overall, evened-out coverage. On days when I only wear tinted moisturizer and concealer, I will dust the 4-shade-combo all over my face and be on my way. Yes, it can come off powdery, but if you use a little at a time, you won't pick up as much powder and you can buff it into the skin much easier. This can be layered as well; apply one layer, let it set in, then apply another layer, etc. I would recommend this to everyone, because we all have uneven skin tones and areas that need a little more attention than others - this product is perfect for getting that natural look we all strive to achieve.
I use this after I do my foundation & concealer. I definitely don't put this all over my face because it does tend to wash my out/ make my face whiter than I am, but I use this under my eye's over my concealer to set it, and it works great! & it does an amazing job brightening my under eyes! :)
Reading the reviews I have no idea what people are talking about! They must be putting alot of product on their brush or something. Thats the only way you can get a chalkey finish is by putting too much.This product is not made for a complete heavy coverage, it is a powder. For the price, you do get what you pay for. Its not a miracle worker, but it helps.
i really wanted to like this product, i tried different application techniques, whether its a duo fiber brush, or a kabuki it just wouldnt work for me. it made my makeup look powdery and caked on (even with a light application). it's 3 bucks so i guess you get what you pay for. really really really wanted to like this and to use it as an everyday setting powder but sadly.. it just didnt work out. 2.5 stars.
Maybe this product is made for people with lighter skin, it just made me look chalky. Definitely not a good product, does nothing good for the complexion. I definitely had high expectations because most ELF products are great, but this was definitely a miss.
I absolutely 100% recommend this product. I use it every day! With a fluffy powder brush, I sweep all the tones together and buff all over my face to set my foundation and generally just pull together my look. I also use my finger to isolate certain colors (pink for under my eyes) for true color correcting. The texture is fantastic: super fine, doesn't even feel like it's on!
This powder is by far my favorite i use this to set my foundation wether it be a tinted moisteriser or my everyday foundation, it evens out your complexion and it makes any dewy foundation matt. For only $5 you cant beat that, and the yellow part of this powder i use to sent my under eye conceller to bright up my eyes, so hope this review help you ladies. -elizabeth
I LOVE this product - it was so cheap and works so well. Its a great finishing powder, love the matte finish it gives me, and once you've swirled all the colours together with a big fluffy brush - it really helps correct my skin tone, even after putting on foundation. It evens me out even more, makes me look even more flawless. Definitely going to be rebuying this!
I like this product but dont love it. I will keep using this product but probably wont repurchase.
-I was confused at the tag 'complexion perfection' as it didnt do anything to my complexion. But i use this to set my foundation and concealer. -Its on the lighter side and im already quite light so i dont know how it would work for those who are darker than me. -Its huge and for only $3 i might be tempted to repurchase if im out of my setting loose powder. -Its pretty (??) i like the colors. I have to admit that its my first reason to purchase this. -It has a huge mirror so you could bring this around to touch up. -Ive been using it for several months everyday but havent touched the pan yet. -it doesnt help with redness though.
This product would work fine for me if I had a lighter skin tone, but I find that after application, it makes me look way too pale. It works great if you need a powder to help touch up throughout the day and get rid of any oil, but that's about it.