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Face, Reviews

Review & Comparison: Rouge Bunny Rouge Diaphanous Powder vs MUFE HD Powder

So I guess the last year or two, luminous finishing powders were the thing. Hourglass came out with their Ambient Lighting Powders – and a palette that was so popular it was going for 2-3x its retail cost on ebay – and Guerlain Meteorites got reformulated for more awesomeness. This year seems to be all about translucent. Make Up For Ever’s HD powder has been around forever, of course, but it recently got a new and much less frustrating jar, and Givenchy’s Poudre  ...

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Face, Reviews

Review: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette

I’ve been excited about the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette since I first heard about it, but didn’t buy it right away – partly out of a need to prioritize my makeup purchases and partly because I couldn’t find any information on how much product was in it (hey, we all want a good deal, right?). The fact that I already had one of the colors in the palette complicated things too. My self-restraint crumbled pretty quickly though, so here we have it. I have two  ...

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Guides, How to Makeup

How to Makeup: Powder

Part eleven of the How to Makeup series. There are a huge number of options out there, but what are they even supposed to do? Powder: What is it? A pressed or loose powder that you use all over your face. Or not. Whatever, it’s your face, you can do what you want. Not everyone finds powder a necessary part of their makeup routine, and you don’t have to use it all over your face either – sometimes you just need a bit in certain areas. Why might I want to use this stuff?  ...

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Face, Reviews

Review: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders in Ethereal and Dim

Before these powders were released, I wasn’t really sure what to think about them. For one, most of the powders I’ve used in the past haven’t done a lot other than get cakey-looking as the day wears on. On top of that, Hourglass describes their Ambient Lighting Powders as giving “a multidimensional luminescence” – which in my mind immediate translated to “shine,” which my oily skin certainly doesn’t need any more of. As the reviews  ...

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