7.21.2014

Powder Snow

Elf High Definition Powder | Target | $6.00























Hello Everyone | I am always on the hunt for the perfect powder for my skin. Having combination skin (acne, oily, dry, and dehydrated) can make it hard to find a powder that combats shine without removing natural oils that help keep skin nourished. If they are gone, my skin begins to look cakey and dry. Previously, I have been using colored powders to set my face, which don't exactly suit my skin. That is why I finally picked up this powder by ELF.

























I have had my eyes on this powder for a very long time. I wanted this powder even more when I saw that Makeup Forever had a loose translucent powder similar to this. I don't know if it is a direct dupe, but I was not ready to pay the $30 dollars to figure that out. I like to press the puff under my eyes to set my concealer. Then I like to go in with a fluffy paintbrush (yes..I said paintbrush) and lightly apply it along my t-zone, the sides of my nose, and brush away excess powder underneath my eyes.

I want to cut right to the chase. I like it. I think the powder does a nice job of giving the skin a natural matte finish that is not cakey looking. It is a finely milled powder that looks like powder snow. It it adds a velvety touch to your skin and a hint of radiance. It is a nice setting powder to use. So, overall I recommend trying it. I feel that this powder will be hard to beat if any other powders come into my life because of the quality and price. I have just created a connection, a bond that will not be broken....unless a better powder comes along :D

Before we part ways, I would like to say that my next blog design post will be coming next. I just also wanted to say thank you for all the sweet feedback on my previous post! I hope to hear from you on twitter/instagram ^_^

Thanks for reading-XOXO

Questions? Suggestions?

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  1. thisgirlloveschicJuly 22, 2014 at 2:36 AM

    great review!

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  2. Can't wait for your next blog design post! I struggle with powder because I just find that everything makes me look too matte. I have no oils in my skin really and don't need to control oil so everything goes cakey! x

    Beauty
    Soup || UK Beauty Blog

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  3. Amazing review as always!:)
    Keep in touch xoxo
    beautylove7694.blogspot.com

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  4. What a lovely little blog you have hear...

    love the design and the pictures :)

    had a great read so glad I clicked on your blog

    would be amazing to see you over in my blog http://myroutinesjade.blogspot.co.uk/

    if you would like to follow each other would be amazing :)

    have a nice day

    jade

    x

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  5. Christina LangnerJuly 23, 2014 at 7:42 AM

    The powder looks great, definitely worth a buy I guess! Looking forward to your new blog design post

    Much love xxx

    CHRISTINANISTA.COM

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  6. Funny i was thinking I needed a pressed powder and was thinking of trying the one from Makeup Forever. I will have to keep this in mind as I am on a budget right now.

    Allie of ALLIE NYC
    www.allienyc.com

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  7. I've been hearing great stuff about this - I really need to try it out!

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  8. Looks great, as i also have combination skin.

    If you have a free minute would you mind checking out my new blog post? Of course I will return all comments and have a look at your blog too! Thankyou anyway!xx

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  9. I wouldn't mind to try it out now, I heard so many great stories of this brand. Sounds really like a must-have :)

    xxx
    http://www.rockinheels.com

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  10. Кудяшева ТатьянаJuly 23, 2014 at 3:14 PM

    nice post

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  11. Sure, since you asked kindly ^_^

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  12. Good job for being a smart shopper ^_^

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  13. Will deffo be trying this, I've been looking for a good cheaper powder to replace my Clinique one when that runs out!

    The Velvet Black // UK Style, Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

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  14. I love this powder too, it's so good and really cheap! x


    www.underbluelights.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. Lovely blog xx

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    www.roseandmusevintage.com

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  16. i still haven't tried anything from elf! great review

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  17. This sounds amazing, I would love to try it! <3

    Happy Wednesday!

    Charu
    http://www.myglossyaffair.com/
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  18. Sounds like a good product x

    www.ofbeautyandnothingness.co.uk

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  19. Looks like an excellent product thank you for your review!
    xx

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  20. Great review! I've been looking for a matte powder as well, thanks for the heads up :) Could you possibly do a review on Vain Pursuits as well? I'd love to hear what you have to say about them!

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  21. e.l.f is, by far, one of my favourite budget beauty brand!

    thebeautyinformer.com

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  22. Great review! I've used this product a few times, but haven't pulled it out in a while. Now I want to! Thanks!

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  23. I love matte powder as well! I've heard abt Vain Pursuits before! They do skincare I believe?

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