Sensitive Skin Fails – Powder Foundations (Too Faced and L’Oreal)

Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Complexion Powder in Butterscotch
Too Faced Born This Way Powder Foundation Butterscotch
L'oreal Age Perfect Creamy Powder Foundation 340 Caramel Beige Swatch
L’Oreal Age Perfect Creamy Powder Foundation 340 Caramel Beige

These two powders are great powder foundation options for dry skin (in my experience), they just didn’t work out because I also have sensitive skin. If not for the reactions I had, I would have continued to use these products so I wanted to give them a mention.

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I do want to make it clear that these are not dupes or alternatives to one another. I do think they perform differently. I am only grouping them together because they both caused skin irritation and didn’t work out for me.

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L’oreal Age Perfect Radiant Satin Blush 425 Amber (swatch)

L'oreal Age Perfect Radiant Satin Blush 425 Amber Swatch
L’oreal Age Perfect Radiant Satin Blush in 425 Amber

I’m pretty sure that this was my first experience with a blush by L’oreal** and I am not disappointed.  I feel like they did a great job with the level of pigmentation.  You can go into the pan with any brush shape without being careful, but it still picks up enough color to show up.  In my experience, this blush works great with both synthetic and natural hair brushes.  The formula is easy to blend on the skin and despite the inclusion of emollient ingredients (i.e. coconut oil, mango seed butter), it behaves like a traditional powder formula.

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