By Isheeta Chatterjee
A biggie “Hello” to all,
I’m super excited to finally start writing here! Yay-iee!! So, after 3 years of silently stalking all the posts, I decided to contribute (finally!). I chanced upon this little beauty while on the lookout for “mera-wala” compact powder at a Lifestyle store, along with a nagging “someone special” when a SA swooped down on me and dragged me to the Revlon counter. And by the virtue of her convincing prowess and my boyfriend’s “buy it! buy it!” rant this baby found a new home 🙂
Rs. 1199 /-
Octinoxate (ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate) 2.0%, titanium dioxide 2.0%
My Experience with Revlon PhotoReady Two Way Powder Foundation:
So! I review this product after it hits the pan and I apologize, but I bought this way back in November!! Shame on me for not sharing it with you all then. So, what’s a Two Way Powder? A compact makeup solution doubling up as foundation (when used wet), compact/pressed powder and for light concealing. That’s how the SA got me, too. And yes, it fares on all the claims as well. No claims mentioned as such, I would drink up all that the SA promised. And boy, did the promise fare. I bought this in the shade “Medium Beige” after many hassles and went home to try it on the very next day.
The texture is oh-so-soft, not powdery, nil fall-out, no flying of powder particles, proper coverage, no cakey feel/look, easy blendability, compact storage, a good sponge applicator, breathable/airy sponge compartment. What else could I ask for, ladies? The staying power is decent (me being oily-skinned with pores). Though dry-skinned beauties could keep a check on the amount. Slightly conceals pores (I have many) and conceals under eye area well for me. For heavy concealing, I am sorry. I use this with my Bourjois Kabuki Brush and I am good to go.
Pros of Revlon PhotoReady Two Way Powder Foundation:
- Easy blendability.
- Decent staying power.
- Does not give a cakey feel/look on layering.
- Lightly conceals pores and under eye area.
- Doubles up as foundation too (use sponge wet).
- Good quality sponge applicator.
- A huge mirror apt for touch-ups.
- No fragrance.
- Titanium dioxide in makeup’s good (especially for sensitive skin or rosacea affected like mine and is a sunscreen agent). Thus, it has SPF 19.
Cons of Revlon PhotoReady Two Way Powder Foundation:
- A bit expensive (but considering how long it will last, not much of a con either).
- Complete ingredient list missing.
Would I Repurchase Revlon PhotoReady Two Way Powder Foundation?
Yes! Oily-skinned problematic skin – go get it! Dry skinned lass out there? Go easy on the application.
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