Monday 26 March 2012

set me up.


I recently splurged on some Vichy Dermablend setting powder. I use their corrective foundation, but I find that after a few hours it's somehow disappeared from my face. I have quite oily skin, and the powder I was previously using (17 Shine Control Pressed Powder) was doing nothing to help!

After you've applied your foundation and/or concealer, you use the little pad supplied to pat it onto your face, wait two minutes and brush any excess off with a nice soft brush (not included), then you can apply any blusher/bronzer etc. The powder is white, and when on your skin just blends in and you can barely notice it.

This has really made a difference to my make up, and I think I'm going to use a lot less foundation as I don't have to re-apply halfway through the day. On my skin, it doesn't last the 16 hours that it claims, but it probably lasts about 8 hours which is great. I do need an occasional light powder touch up on my T zone though, but it's nothing like the face shine I used to suffer from!

This gets a massssssive thumbs up from me! Now, get ready for a big photo of my face...!


  1. This sounds like such a great product, I’ve never heard of this type of powder! May have to give it a go.

  2. I might have to invest, you've definitely got me persuaded, it seems like we have the same skin type (woooo - not) sometimes I which it would be so much easier to have dry skin, but hey ho!

    Lots of Love,

    Lily from Red Brick Lipstick

  3. Vichy has some fabulous products

  4. Hm seems like I'm gonna have to try this out :)

    <3 Sharmaine Ruth

  5. wow you are so pretty! what mascara do you use? love your blog, newest follower!

    xx Kelly

  6. Never tried anything by that brand. Setting powder would be great for me, will help my make up stay on in work all day xx

  7. I have the same problem! Will definitely invest in some.

  8. looks like a good product - I don't like using foundation that much and this sounds like a good alternative!

  9. You're so pretty.
    I like the sound of the product, especially if it means you use less foundation because I find it really clogs up my skin.


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