I love a good face powder for everyday. All I need a concealer and a powder to look less dead and get ready in 3 minutes or less. I love mineral powders in general and have used a couple of them in past. This time I tried Faces Ultime Pro Mineral Loose Powder. These powders are available in 5 shades. I chose the two darkest.
Packaging is quite difference. A round pot with a silver cap that has a sponge fitted inside of it. There is a plastic net like cover on the powder from which the powder comes out when you tilt the pot. I didnt’ find the packaging practical as the sponge doesn’t reach the net properly, also it doesn’t blend the powder well. I use a brush instead and swirl it in the pan. It picks products efficiently and buffs that into the skin.
Shades – Like I mentioned these Faces Ultime Pro mineral loose powders are available in 5 shades. I was confused between Honey Beige & Sand Beige. Sand Beige is the darkest available shade which still isn’t dark enough for me. However due to the sheer coverage it blends into the skin without looking ashy. I would have loved to see some dark shades for deeper complexions.
Texture & Formula – Smooth & Finely milled. You dust and blend it on the skin, it just disappears leaving a silky smooth finish behind. I set my undereye concealer with it and it doesn’t cake up. It has just the perfect texture for everyday wear that doesn’t feel heavy. Also I find it comfortable on my dry skin as it doesn’t emphasize dry patches. The formula is non-comedogenic which makes it perfect for acne prone skin as well.
Coverage – I would call it a sheer light coverage product which is perfect for setting BB cream or foundation. I wear it on its own to get an even looking complexion. Since the color is tad light it makes my face appear brighter and healthy.
Staying Power – It stays on me for good 5+ hours. I have worn it on its own as well as over foundation, in both the case it fares well. Though it wouldn’t survive sweaty humid weather.
Faces Ultime Pro Mineral Loose Powder (Rs 699)
I am quite enjoying Faces Ultime Pro mineral loose powder and would continue using it for everyday basic makeup. The packaging is a let down as you would need a brush for a perfect application. It is light weight and non-comedogenic which makes it perfect for all skin types.
Rating : 3.75/5