Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder Review

by Sahar on October 28, 2011 · 32 comments

Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder

Hello Everyone! Today, I’m going to talk about the Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder. First, I have to tell you that I have oily skin. It tends to get really shiny after 2-3 hours. I tried a different powder that wasn’t for oily skin. So, I went ahead and bought this powder.

Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder

So, first I have to say that it’s not my color. I am not sure if the lighting in the store made it look like this is the perfect color or I was darker back then, I don’t know, but it was only 4-5$ and I gave it a try. On the package, it says ‘’Natural Shine Control With Natural Minerals’’ and that really caught my attention.

On the back of this powder it says, up to 5 hours natural shine control with natural minerals, helps minimize the appearance of pores, dermatologically tested.

Now, I have to say that it is true that it makes my pores look smaller and that it controls the shine on my face. I believe the longest my face didn’t shine was for 7 hours, THAT IS AMAZING!!! No shiny face for 7 hours!! Anyway, back to the product. It does have some downfalls though, which I am going to talk about in a little bit.

This powder doesn’t come with a brush or sponge, but I have bought a puff and I love how it makes my face look. Definitely, use a puff with this product and press it against your skin. It doesn’t make you look “cakey” at all. It makes your face look so smooth.

Compact powder

It also has a cheap funny smell, but once you apply it on your face, the smell goes away and the packaging is so bad!! The lid is very loose, which makes it impossible to carry around in a purse. The top part doesn’t stay close for some reason, but honestly, for this price, you can’t really complain. I adore that it is a transparent powder and it does everything it says.

It gets rid of all the shine on my face which is amazing and so far, it hasn’t been breaking me out. I have been using this product for about 3 weeks now. But I’m not sure if its comparable to a high-end product. I have never tried a powder from a high-end brand, that’s why I can’t judge it.

Puff

This picture above is the puff I was talking about.

I have written all the pros and cons in the list below:

Pros of Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder

  • My face stays matte for at least 5 hours.
  • Dermatologically tested.
  • Good pigmentation

Cons of Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder

  • Has a funny smell to it.
  • The packaging is weak.
  • Doesn’t come with a sponge.

My Overall Opinion:

I can’t complain about this product. It didn’t break me out and it didn’t empty my wallet and got rid of the shine on my face which was the only reason why I bought it in the first place. I can only recommend this product, but if it breaks you out, stop using this immediately. I hope this review helped you all out. Thank you for reading my post 🙂

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jomol October 28, 2011 at 5:07 pm

Nice review Sahar, wish I could get Rimmel here :worship: :worship:

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Pragnyadeepta October 28, 2011 at 5:41 pm

Lovely review,Sahar. :thumbsup: If only I could get my hands on some Rimmel stuff. 🙄
Oh,and don’t mind me saying this…But,I really picture you as a dainty little princess in my head. :dumb: :love: :hihi: Why? 😐 Err…um…I guess it would be yo delicate face and sweet speech pattern. :preen:

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 12:11 am

haha you are so adorable thank you so much 🙂 daintly little princess haha . thats so funny .

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Pragnyadeepta October 29, 2011 at 8:01 am

Oh…It was my pleasure. O:) :preen:

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 5:18 pm

check out my new blog post about acne:)

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Bee October 28, 2011 at 5:47 pm

Wow. This seems like somethin I should get quickly :)) I’m also oily skinned and the last powder I took is making me pour oil :(( but drugstores have this problem where you can’t swatch – that’s why my foundation buying is pending too. But will check this out. Grt one Sahar. 🙂

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 12:13 am

im not sure where you live but im living in germany at the moment and you can swatch the powders. but usally the name tells you everything. if it says Sandstorm you know its medium-light dark.

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Bee October 29, 2011 at 12:49 am

Oh didnt know that 🙂
I’m in USA .

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 5:17 pm

wait you can get rimmel in the states 🙂

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jomol October 28, 2011 at 5:48 pm

Beeeeeeeeee….I am chasing you around from one post to another :hunterwali: :stars: :stars: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

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Pragnyadeepta October 28, 2011 at 7:57 pm

:stars: :stars: :hihi: :hihi: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: Run,Jomol di,RUN!! :jog: :jog: :joker: :joker:

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Bee October 28, 2011 at 9:52 pm

hahhahahhahahaha :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2:

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jomol October 28, 2011 at 10:06 pm

Bee……..loved your work on fb…meow….but how did you do that……… :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

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Bee October 29, 2011 at 12:29 am

I just put the post on my blog– check check… I need all the valuable feedback I can get,… and some pats on teh back too 😉
:thanks:

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Tina October 28, 2011 at 6:44 pm

Nice review sahar….it seems a gud product…but not sure weather it is available in india ?:) ?:) ?:) or not….

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Kimi October 28, 2011 at 6:55 pm

This looks nice….good review Sahar!! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 12:14 am

thank you doll

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Taps October 28, 2011 at 7:29 pm

Very nice review !! :thumbsup: How much will u rate 4 this??? I hv dry skin so i dont much use compact ! still this looks good

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jyo October 28, 2011 at 8:06 pm

sounds good…..when r these brands going to launch themslvs in india :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:

nice review sahar :thumbsup:

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 12:19 am

im not sure sorry but you can try ebay mabye you can find it there ?

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Vid October 28, 2011 at 9:06 pm

rimmel products look nice sahar, will keep in mind if ever i find them :))
nice review :waytogo:

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 12:18 am

i would rate it a 10 out of 10. i just picked up a wrong shade-__- i got a little whiter now since summer is over. i need to buy the lightest shade

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Rati October 29, 2011 at 12:29 am

i guess they do pretty good job with their lipsticks and bronzers than with bases. is it? 🙂

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 12:59 am

hmm i dont own any of their lipsticks but what do you mean by ”bases”

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Rati October 29, 2011 at 10:52 am

the foundations, powders etc. :))

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Sahar October 29, 2011 at 5:16 pm

ohh got it 🙂 i cant answer your question but i really like their powder. and eyebrow pencils

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neha October 29, 2011 at 1:03 am

hi sahar
i did swatch them at boots i think but did not take :((

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nids October 29, 2011 at 1:12 am

this seems another nice Rimmel product.. nice review to :yes: :yes:

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Parita October 29, 2011 at 10:16 am

nice review Sahar 🙂 this powder sounds perfect for summers when my t-zone tends to get oily! :yes: :thanks:

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bhumika October 29, 2011 at 12:08 pm

This sounds nice sahar 🙂

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dyzka October 30, 2011 at 9:44 pm

is it okay if i use brush to apply it?

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