Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set Review - Really Ree
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Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set Review

12 Aug 2015 (Updated: 11 Aug 2015)

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I rarely used to bother with powder as I was totally obsessed with looking dewy, even at the risk of shine. But I have kind of changed over the last year or so and now totally appreciate the value of a good setting powder. I hate the look of powdery skin, so it needs to be super light but long lasting enough to tackle shine for a good while. The Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set ticks all the boxes for me.

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Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set Review

So this powder looks really white in the pan but it is actually practically invisible on the skin. I use a fluffy brush to lightly dust over liquid or cream products and it instantly sets my makeup, takes away shine, but leaves a natural radiance on the skin.

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Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set Review

I hate it when powders take away all the luminosity that my foundation has imparted on my skin. A chalky powder can render the most beautiful foundation flat. What’s the point of that?!

Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set Swatch

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Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set Review

As you can see, the powder looks pretty light like this, but over makeup it is pretty much undetectable and that is what I love about it.

I have had this powder for a while but I decided to feature it because it was worth its weight in gold at the weekend. I went to a wedding and was getting ready in a rather warm hotel room. I also curled the life out of my hair which always makes me hot and sweaty and I felt like my makeup was melting quicker than I could apply it!

I dusted the Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set all over and then did a light second layer over the what had been the sweatiest bits (namely the upper lip) and I was pretty much set for the day. It was a bit of a scorcher but the makeup held up really well. Job done by said powder!

It definitely gets the seal of approval from me. Amazing Cosmetics Velvet Mineral Powder Set is £20.99 for 9g. Worth the spend if you get a shiny t-zone but don’t like anything too matte.

Ree

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