The texture was noticeably different from other shades in the formula, and unfortunately, those texture differences made it a product that was harder to apply evenly and blend out. Thinner, stiffer textures tend to stick strongly to certain areas but not spread or diffuse as readily, which can make for a patchier application of color or result in a bit of product “sinking” into pores. The color stayed on well for eight hours before fading visibly.
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$ 30.00/0.22 oz. – $ 136.36 Per Ounce
The formula is supposed to have “long-wear” that is “transfer-resistant,” “easy to blend, and “light-as-air” with buildable coverage that “is hard to overdo.” The pigmentation was more medium to semi-opaque with some shades being nearly opaque in a single layer. For truly buildable pigmentation, I would recommend using a light hand initially or a less-dense brush to pick up and to apply the product.
The texture was lightweight, thin, and finely-milled without being too powdery, which did make it easier to control to build up coverage. Some shades were more blendable than others but none were difficult to work with. As these had a true matte finish, I wouldn’t apply them over wet or still-drying foundation as that tends to make matte, powder products harder to apply and can also cause them to darken/look patchy. They applied similarly over bare skin (I’m normal-to-dry) as they did over foundation that was lightly set with powder.
They lasted between eight and nine hours on me, and it didn’t seem prone to transferring if I just dabbed at it with a napkin (transfer-resistant on a powder was an odd claim to see).
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Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Magnesium Myristate, Talc, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Dimethicone, Mica, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Silica, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polypropylsilsesquioxane, Diisostearyl Malate, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Phenoxyethanol, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Hexylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Lauroyl Lysine, Water, Maltodextrin, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Extract, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sorbic Acid, Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499, Ci 77491, Ci 77492), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742).
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