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What she thought: As a girl who has a chronically oily nose and T-Zone, I stick to matte, pressed powders because they seem to work the best for me. This Laura Mercier pressed powder certainly does the trick. The only (small) issue being I have to reapply it every few hours to stay oil-free, but that's always been a problem for me, even when I use a primer.
To apply, I simply dabbed the sponge in the powder and applied it starting at my nose and then outward to the rest of my face. The powder caked on a little at first, but I just used the sponge to spread it around and create more even coverage on my face. This powder smoothes over my pores and imperfections, and leaves a nice, smooth, matte finish, which lasts longer than most foundations I've tried. Plus the sponge it comes with is super soft, which I love.
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