7 Worst Powders
Some powders will make your face look orange, cakey, or worse -- break out. Here are readers' most hated powders. Consider yourself officially warned
Instead, it's always about how natural your face makeup is or how your complexion is so clear and glowing. Never mind that without powder, foundation slides off your face, leaving behind an oily mess in its wake.
No, powder doesn't get any love. But it easily gets hate. Just think, when you witness a powder screw-up on a co-worker or a friend, you wonder, "What cheap-o powder did that?!" and "I sure hope that powder isn't sitting in my purse right now."
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But what makes one powder better than another, and are the super-expensive products more foolproof than their drugstore counterparts? After combing through thousands of reviews from readers who've dusted and pressed them all onto their faces, we were surprised to find that some of the lowest-rated products are from high-end brands.
How can this be? Makeup artist Anabel DeHaven says today, well-stocked drugstores offer such a wide variety of shades and textures that it frees women from relying on high-end beauty counters to find a perfect match. What's more, DeHaven says that if a woman is paying top dollar for a powder, she's going to expect it to work miracles and be absolutely flawless.
Want to know which powders actually do work miracles? Here they are. But just as important is knowing about the ones that'll make you look like you have flour thrown on your face. Read on for that list.
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