Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Gimme that Glow !! Revlon Colorstay Mineral Finishing Powder: Review & Swatches

Revlon Colorstaying Mineral Finishing Powder- Brighten

 Price- Rs. 1450/- approx

Quantity- 8.79g

What does the company Say: 

- 3-shade marbleized pigments swirled together to perfectly match all skin tones. Natural color highlights and    illuminates and soft pearls play with light:
  • Brighten: light pink, medium pink and lavender shades with pearl for a soft “pick me up”
  • Sunkiss: medium bronze, light peach, deep bronze shades with pearl for a soft luminous bronzed finish
 - Can be worn alone or applied after ColorStay® Mineral Foundation, ColorStay® Mineral Mousse Makeup or ColorStay® Makeup
- Contains a gentle, talc-free mineral complex that cares for your skin ColorStay® longwear for up to 16 hours of wear

Swatches & Pics: 

Shade- Sunkiss
Shade- Brighten

Beautiful Pink ribbons!
Gives a fine glow...

Trying to capture its actual beauty

  • It lives up to its name - it does brighten my face - albeit gives a glow too!
  • It is a marbelized compact (rumored to be a Dupe to MAC Mineralize skin finish) which can be used to highlight areas where you want a glow!
  • No chunnky shimmer - very fine powder which gives a sheen to your cheeks
  • Very little is needed at one time - will last a long time!
  • Stays long - it stayed the whole party - 6/7 hours or so!(have to yet test the 16 hour claim!)
  • I have oily skin - it did not break me out 
  • Available in 2 shades - I think the  shade sunkiss will suit dusky complexions more (more like a bronzer)
  • Expensive !!!
  • If you have open pores, rough skin - this will only highlight these flaws.... skin needs to be smooth if u apply this
  • If used with a heavy hand- it can give the oily look u dont want!

The Last Word:
It is quite expensive and I consider it a one-time investment....as it will last a long itme! It gives the good results that it claims.... gives a nice, subtle glow which I Like!  If u don't mind the price - give this a try too!

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