Saturday, 17 August 2013

Wedding Make up..... Setting Powder

When choosing your powder you need to look for one to compliment your foundation, whether you choose a coloured or translucent shade.. There are some great powders that contain tiny reflective particles that give the impression of flawless skin by reflecting light over your face helping to disguise fine lines and skin blemishes. 
CHANEL POUDRE UNIVERSELLE LIBRE is a sheer, natural finish for the complexion. It unifies the complexion, with a natural sheer matt finish, and disguises imperfections without emphasising lines. Providing a sheer matt finish, obtained by the use of an ultra-fine talc and silica microspheres. A flawless natural complexion, through the inclusion of photo-reflective pigments, which disguise fine lines and skin blemishes. £36.00 for 30ml

Becca Blotting Powder Perfector is an oil-absorbing powder that mattifies skin and sets makeup for a long-lasting soft-focus look. This non-drying microfine powder controls shine without adding noticeable color or texture for sheer coverage in a matte finish. Imperfections are softened while the appearance of pores are minimized for a velvet-smooth finish. A special blend of silica beads offers a long-lasting matte finish, while optical mattifiers help minimize the appearance of pores. This product is free of oil, parabens, and fragrance, and is suitable for all skin types, especially normal to oily ones. £29.00 for 10.8g

Mary Kay it’s translucent, this powder is the perfect match for any skin tone – from very fair to dark. It sets foundation for a sheer, invisible finish and has light-diffusing properties designed to help soften the appearance of imperfections for a skin-perfecting look. The powder feels weightless, natural and velvety soft on skin and is suitable for all skin types, even for women with sensitive skin. The long-wearing formula keeps makeup looking fresh throughout the day, controlling unwanted shine while never looking chalky. £18.00 for 18g

Jurlique Rose Silk Finishing Powder is a silky translucent facial powder that refines the complexion and helps reduce unwanted shine.Ideal for normal and combination skin, Rose Silk Finishing Powder is infused with Corn and Rice Starches which act as natural substitutes for Talc whilst Silicon imparts a smooth texture on the skin. Glycerin helps to moisturise skin by preventing moisture loss and Arnica has a soothing and cooling sensation on the skin.This lightweight, natural facial powder soothes and maintains moisture balance whilst reducing unwanted shine with a smooth matte finish. Rose Silk Finishing Powder leaves skin feeling fresh, smooth and radiant.You don't need to add a setting powder, but it will help to set your liquid foundation & add an extra step to creating the flawless look you want to create. £19.50 for 10ml

You don't have to use a powder, you can skip this step but by using powder you will set your liquid foundation, keeping it looking fresh & Flawless. You need to just give your skin a light dusting & make sure you blend it in properly to prevent you looking cakey, the powder is purely there to keep you looking shine free, you could also try using it lightly in your T-Zone to see if it prolongs your make up or invest in some good Blotting paper Sheets.
What's your favourite setting Powder?

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