Estee LauderLucidity Translucent Loose Powder
0 fl. oz. for $35
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Lucidity Translucent Loose Powder is now talc-free and has an intriguing texture that’s difficult to describe because Lauder opted not to use talc alternatives such as mica and cornstarch. The texture is very light and feels weightless and smooth on skin. It leaves a soft, radiant shine, which is supposed to downplay wrinkles but doesn’t really have that effect. Still, this is recommended for normal to dry skin and it comes in beautiful shades, including options for dark (but not very dark) skin.

Last Updated:03.19.2015
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:Yes
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Polymethyl, Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Zinc Laurate, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Tricaprylin, Silica, Tocopheryl Linoleate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Santallum Album (Sandalwood), Tocopheryl Oleate, Fragrance, Trisodium EDTA, BHT, Potassium Sorbate, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben May contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Bismuth Oxychloride.

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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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