25/03/2012

MAC Blot Powder

The nearest MAC store to where I live is two hours away, in Rome. I don't get to go there often and I don't trust buying expensive make-up products online - I always fear to choose the wrong ones and to waste money. So, when I went to Dublin in February I made some research and I discovered where the MAC store was. I had in mind to buy two specific products, that's why my MAC shopping trip lasted about 10 minutes haha! One of the products is this Blot Powder in Medium.

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As I've probably told you before, my skin is a combination - it's not dry, but it tends to get oily throughout the day. I'm trying to switch to high end make-up skin-wise, and having bought a Chanel VitalumiƩre Aqua foundation in December I wanted to substitute my drugstore powder with a better one. I went straight to a shopping assistant, I described which product I had in mind and he adviced me to get this blotting powder. He told me it's great to controil the oil during the day and mattify my skin. I was a bit surprised when he gave me the Medium shade because I always go for the lightest one, but this is really light and almost has no pigmentation. It's not supposed to cover, it's just supposed to give a matte finish.

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I've been using this powder for a month now, not everyday but definitely often. There are many reasons I'm pleased with it: first of all, even though it's quite pricey (about €22, not sure though) it carries 12g of product. It'll last forever LOL
I found out it lasts for about 4-5 hours, and it doesn't look cakey even if you pack up a bit too much. I just received a Lioele product that is supposed to work almost in the same way and I'm curious to compare it with my MAC powder :)

8 comments:

  1. I've been waiting for your post anxious hahaha
    Really nice make-up! What a shame! I can't wear make-up because of my chronic dermatitis T.T I don't know why make-up have to be so expensive, really I will never understand that, 22 € omg!!!
    Check my blog if you want my dear <3
    Have a nice day!

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  3. @Marie thank you honey! Aww that's a shame :( you can't wear make-up at all? Not even a bit of lipstick? :(
    Of course I'm checking your blog! Thank you for following me x

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  4. Yes, lipstick and some shadows but sometimes it's a sh** because it appears and well all the time I have to use Nivea's cream

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  5. I like this ne! It seems like my colour too, but I need something that covers :( Sad. Anyway, I saw you took a part in giveaway of nail polishes and if you won, they couldn't ship these to you :D Some law in Italy tells that oone can ship nail polishes privately TO Italy. I read it in some other giveaways, so I guess it's true ; o Just saying. Have a nice day~

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  6. @Disincentive I know I know! But I received some polishes I won in a giveaway just *today*. Italian laws are a bit strange. I think you have to pay more if you want to ship nail polishes here, I don't know :/

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