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Essence: All about matt fixing compact powder

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July 25, 2013
Essence: All about matt fixing compact powder

Available in one transparent color for all skin types.

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fixing powder
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this is a nice fixing powder. really helps to keep skin matte and to keep makeup in place, its also quite affordable!

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When I just started out using make up, I thought this product was God sent, but trying it again recently made me realize that there are way better powders out there. Yes, it's inexpensive but it's extremely powdery and can leave you looking as white as a ghost.

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Handbag essential 101!
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my T-zone gets extremely oily some days that's why I always have an extra "all about matte fixing compact poweder" in my handbag! When my T-zone gets oily I just touch up and I go on with my day! no cakey look, or putty look! Remember a little goes a long way!

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Essence_ All about Matt is a jewel
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A affordable powder and sets like magic!!! Yaaas, it a great setting powder and makes the skin matt just as required.
Leaves the skin in a great cover and does not absorb all the moisture from your foundation.
it is such a steal.

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M
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No oily spots
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This product is affordable and it sets nicely. I actually use it as a baking setting powder when om doing light make up.

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Holy Grail!
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I have super oily skin, not just around my T zone but my whole face. I am on my 4th repurchase of this product and it is phenomenal.
Setting my makeup with this powder allows it to say on longer than it would when using other powders.

To combat a bit of a white cast I just lightly go over my face with a powder of my skin tone and ta-da long lasting make up!

I use this in conjuction with the All Abut Matt setting spay.

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Very nice purchase
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4.3
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I recently bought this powder and I am not disappointed. Sets my face really well and doesn't look cakey.

I wouldn't recommend using this for baking or under the eyes as it does have a slight white cast. I use this only for touching up my T-zone and setting the outside perimeter of my face.

Looks very smooth and makes the skin look very youthful.

I do however, use a slightly darker foundation when using this to set as ut does lighten the face slightly.

Very good for the price. I will repurchase forever!

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Essence Matte Powder :)
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I received this product in the Essence Advent Calendar and was thrilled to try it as I have heard good things about it :)

The smell is mild, almost odourless, which is lovely for people who have sensitive noses.

The powder is translucent which means it doesn't put any colour onto the skin, which is great for setting foundation on ANY skin colour.

The powder is soft and smooth when applying. It sets the makeup very nicley without 'caking'. I would definitely use this product again :)

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Loved it
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I actually have bought 2 of these, one which stays at home and one in my travel bag because I travel alot and i looovvee using this product. Even if i have nothing, I will have this product always in my bag.

Amazing and give the perfect matt look which I want

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Milky Matte Madness
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Why i call this product madness?
its imply because i have heard such great reviews about this that it was madness, madness that it made me look like i jumped in a bag of flour!!

And no it wasn't because i was applying too much, its simply because it didn't work well on me.'

Seems to be working madly well on everyone else but me, so disappointed with this one from Essence!

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This is my holy grail
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I can literally not live without this product, if I had to throw out everything in my make up drawer and got to keep one thing, it would be this product! I use this everyday of my life, when I'm wearing make-up and when I'm not wearing make-up. I have oily skin so this product is a must to keep the shine at bay through the day, I take it with me everywhere. My current one has been used down to the pan, I'm thinking to buy two this time, one for my bag and one for my make-up drawer. LOVE this product.

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essence_all about the matt! fixing compact powder
(Updated: November 10, 2016)
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Personally I believe essence products deserve more credit than what they get! I am extremely clumsy when it comes to a loose fixing powder, lets just say it lands up everywhere except may face... So this led me opting for a compact powder. I bought my essence all about matt! fixing compact powder at Dischem for only R59.95; and excellent price for an excellent product!! It is very easy to use, keeps you oil free for a good couple of hours. A good tip for girls with oily skin is to keep in your handbag with a small brush, that way you can touch up through out the day without looking shiny!

I have been using this powder for about 2 weeks now and I absolutely love it! After I have applied my Neutrogena CC cream or my MAC foundation I will take a big fluffy brush and lightly dust some powder onto my T zone to get a lovely matt finish. Be careful not too apply too much powder because I do find it can leave you looking a bit more pale than usual! Other than that it leaves your skin feeling so soft and oil free!

Packaging is very neat and classy. The powder's packaging is clear acrylic, which flips open, it's not too small but not too big either, the right size to fit your brush into and just small enough to be able to easily take it with you traveling. The powder itself is white in colour but blends effortlessly into the skin.

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K
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All about Matt!
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4.7
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Price is pretty cheap compared to other fixing powders, and this does quite a good job.
I like to use it when my skin feels especially oily and could use some mattifying. I also like to use it to give my lipstick or gloss a matte finish. Try not to use too much though, as it can make you look quite white. Just lightly dust it on.

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All about Matt Fixing Compact Powder
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3.7
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As with all the other Essence products I bought this to try it out and see what it does exactly. I found it to be a lovely finely milled powder that applied with ease to leave you with a soft matte finish.

It lasted not all day but with a touch here and there I managed to keep myself looking great all day. I think Essence have totally answered the prayers of the girlies that struggle with a bit of an oily skin through the day.

Although I prefer the loose powder version I have to give it to the compact. And it might be even less messier than the loose powders.

I love the fact that as with this product Essence tend to always present their products in a clear glass packaging which is super fancy and also making it so much easier when it comes to buying.

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Essence: All about matt fixing compact powder
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I am loving this powder it doesn't make me look ashy and it just blends everything well. I also use it to clean up under my contour! def a good buy for that beauty on a budget!

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