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Skin type: Dry, sensitive skin.
Skin tone: Medium Fair.
Today, I will be reviewing the Ben Nye Rose Petal Luxury Powder. These finely milled powders especially, The Banana Powder, is a cult favourite among makeup enthusiasts. I have both the Banana Powder and the Rose Petal powder and both are equally good. The Banana Powder has a slight yellow tint whereas the Rose Petal powder has a slight pink tint. Both the powders look very different on the skin and each has its own unique abilities.
Price and Quantity: $16.50
Why stop and smell the roses when you can wear them? Introducing the fairest Luxury Powder of them all – Ben Nye’s Rose Petal Luxury Powder. Feel the silky, velvety texture between your fingertips and you’ll know just what we mean. In true Luxury Powder fashion, this translucent powder is micro-milled for only the smoothest feel on your face – like grazing your skin with rose petals. Fair-toned belles, fear not; this pampering powder is delicately tinted with a rosy hue to cater to your creamy complexion. With a fully absorbent formula that disappears completely into skin for a matte finish, your look will be set with an elegance fit for a princess.
Talc, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-6, Polyethylene, CI No. 77489, 77491, 77492, 77499 (Iron Oxides), Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Parfum Free.
My Experience with Ben Nye Rose Petal Luxury Powder:
There is nothing much to say about the packaging as the powders come in boring plastic bottles with holes at the top and have a protective lid. I have taken them for trips and they were pretty non-messy as well as lightweight.
I have heard a lot about Ben Nye products from friends and makeup artists. They all believe so much in the transformational abilities of this product, I had to try and see it myself. These powders are used by makeup artists and professional stage performers since, they give a flawless appearance to the skin and reflect less light.
I have the Rose Petal variant which is a pale pink and it almost looks translucent when applied. I take a small dusting of the powder on my palms and apply it using a powder brush or sponge to set the make-up, I have applied. I have used this during hot summer days without any makeup and I am so impressed by the natural coverage it provides. There are several uses of this powder and if you have the imagination, you can try a lot.
I have used it for prepping my oily lids for eyeshadow This really helps to keep my shadows intact and in place for much longer hours. It’s a very finely milled powder and weightless so, when I blend it into my skin, it becomes invisible. There is no fragrance in the powder but, the ingredients are questionable.
I am loving the foundation free look these days and this powder just gives the extra edge finish. The Rose Petal shade adds a light glow to my skin. I am sure this shade will find love from a lot of people.
Pros of Ben Nye Rose Petal Luxury Powder:
- Very finely milled powder.
- Blends easily into skin.
- Gives a matte look.
- Reduces oiliness.
Cons of Ben Nye Rose Petal Luxury Powder:
- Wish they could include some less controversial ingredients.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Will I Recommend/Repurchase Ben Nye Rose Petal Luxury Powder?
Yes, highly recommended for people who love a matte finish on their skin.
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