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Any good powder recommendations?

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    Hi

    I need some good powder recommendations to help set my makeup. I've heard good things about Laura Mercier's powder and I've also wanted to try MAC studio fix... however I've heard that MSF can cause break-outs. Has any tried any of these powders or are there any others that you'd recommend?
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    If you've got money to spare I'd go for the Chanel poudre universelle libre, it has a really nice finish. However I use the Natural collections loose powder from boots and it's fantastic and a bargain at £1.99. It has great reviews, too
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    I've tried MAC Studio Fix! It works really well and never caused my skin to break out, but it is very expensive (I think its around £20). I recently bought Maybelline's Dream Matte powder which is, imo, a really good alternative and is only around £6... Hope this has helped!
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    Try Body Shop Nature's Minerals. It's mineral makeup so even if your skin is really really sensitive and prone to breakouts, it'll still work like a charm. I've been using it for ages and it's amazing
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    The elf HD powder is excellent .. its just a translucent white powder, but doesnt make you look pale at all! its only £6 from their website and you get a lot of product. i have repurchased this 3 times now, i love it .
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    Rimmel Stay Matte in translucent!
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    MAC prep+prime translucent powder
    Sleek luminous pressed powder - great and not too expensive (around £6)
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    Clinique invisible powder , keeps my make up intact for ages and doesn't make me look pale/shiny/orange
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    Make Up For Ever HD Powder.

    Completely invisible!
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    MAC mineralize skin finish natural...
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    (Original post by Deja Vu)
    Make Up For Ever HD Powder.

    Completely invisible!

    (Original post by Steffie94)
    The elf HD powder is excellent .. its just a translucent white powder, but doesnt make you look pale at all! its only £6 from their website and you get a lot of product. i have repurchased this 3 times now, i love it .
    do these wash you out in flash photography?
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    (Original post by swaggiee)
    do these wash you out in flash photography?
    I can only speak about the MUFE one as I've never used the ELF powder... nope it doesn't wash you out in pics. It's super, super fine, and is literally invisible with the tiniest bit of buffing - even on HD cameras!

    Not ideal for darker skin tones though as it can look a tad ashy under strong lighting.
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    MAC SKINFINISH MINERALISE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



    trust me!! worth the £18!!
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    The best one i've used is by Mac, the mineralise loose foundation. Its £23 which is expensive but i love it, it lasts ages too cause you dont need much at all.
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    (Original post by swaggiee)
    do these wash you out in flash photography?
    nope , i buff mine in after i apply it and it doesnt show up in flash photography at all
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    If you're putting it over foundation, natural collection is really good and is only £2 or £3. I love their shine free foundation too!

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