Benefit - Get Even Pressed Powder
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Benefit Get Even Pressed Powder is a double-duty blotting and colour correcting face powder that mattes shine and helps even out redness and discolouration. The mirrored compact comes complete with washable sponge. It is available in: Lite, Medium and Dark.
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Benefit Boutique, MYER stores nationally, adorebeauty.com.au or 02 8353 5000
Rating: Aug 10, 2012 11:42am
My lifesaver indeed for oily skin.
I have oily skin and it his has help cover that imperfection of mine. It's lightweight and does not look powdery when applied on. I usually use a sponge, sometime with a brush if I do carry it around. I would say it lasted for 4 hours until I pack on more. I've used other brands and in an hour or 2 i have to reapply and it feels heavy and I start looking cakey.
Rating: May 15, 2012 1:27am
It does the job! I have combination to oily skin and it works wonders. I use it to set my foundation with a big fluffy brush, and it literally lasts all day. At the end of the day, my makeup is still on my face, and most of my face stay matte except my t-zone, which gets a bit oily (but that's expected).
Rating: Dec 21, 2011 8:35am
Less is More!
This pressed powder is really evident and powdery when you use a lot (which I like to do). The sponge that came with the powder picks up alot of the product and no matter how much you try to move it around it seems to just make it look dusty, you can rub the excess off it's crazy.
I use a powder brush and really shake off the access and in circular motions apply this powder which looks okay but nothing amazing. It seemed to dry my skin out a bit as well.
Rating: Sep 23, 2011 9:07am
I rarely use pressed powder, I was talked into getting this from the Benefit counter staff...
at first I didn't like it; it has a yellow tinge and I felt a bit washed out... however it has grown on me now and is great to touch up the face before going out, it stops the oily T zone in it's tracks!!
probably won't buy it again (like I said I'm not big on powders) but when I need a pressed powder it works a treat!
Rating: Sep 18, 2011 7:59am
It's okay but...
I started off really liking this but then as I used it with the sponge provided it went all cakey in the compact. I have really oily skin and find the Lancome Mattifying powder works better for me.
If you have normal or slightly oily it will probably be fine, I recommend using a brush to apply this.
Rating: Nov 15, 2010 4:08pm
This foundation compact saved my life in the UK! perfect coverage, lasted ages. I was so sad when it all finished up and realised just how much it cost here in australia! benefit is quite a cheap brand in the uk so haven't bought any more of the range since returning here which is a shame.