Double Wear Stay-in-Place Powder Makeup
Thanks to our readers' comments in the Community Reviews section, we decided to re-test this powder and we're so glad that we did! Double Wear Stay-in-Place Powder Makeup earns our highest recommendation for it's smooth, buildable coverage.
True to claim, this pressed powder blends seamlessly over skin and wears comfortably without feeling dry. Ideal for normal to combination/oily skin, the matte finish helps set makeup, plus keeps shine at bay. Whether worn on its own or over liquid/cream foundation, this fragrance-free powder can be applied sheer or built up to medium coverage.
Shade-wise, Double Wear Stay-in-Place Powder Makeup comes in natural-looking options for light to deep skin tones—none of which are chalky or ashy. Kudos to Estee Lauder for such a stellar product!
- Blends seamlessly over skinnot chalky or ashy.
- Mattifies without feeling dry.
- Offers sheer to medium buildable coverage.
- Natural-looking range of shades for most skin tones.
- Fragrance free.
Estee Lauder At-A-Glance
The history of Estee Lauder goes back to 1946, when the woman who created the brand (and for whom it is named) began selling creams and lotions made by her chemist uncle. From its humble beginnings, Estee Lauder has grown to become a multibillion-dollar company whose products are sold all over the world and advertised in just about every fashion and women's lifestyle magazine available.
The biggest compliment we can pay to the venerable Estee Lauder line is that their moisturizers and serums can largely be described as state-of-the-art. Though fragrance is often intrusive, but when it comes to formulary excellence culminating in products that give skin what it needs to function optimally, they are tough to beat.
When it comes to makeup, by and large the brand also exceeds expectations. Though there are some under-performing products (you can read more about them in our individual reviews), Lauder has a number of excellent options, most notably its lip colors.
For more information about Estee Lauder, call (877) 311-3883 or visit www.esteelauder.com.
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