My Favourite Setting Powder

*The product mentioned in this post was supplied by Escentual*



 A long time ago I started a wonderful partnership with a company called Escentual. A girl called Emma who worked for Escentual would often send me new products to try. As a make up loving girl this was my dream. I LOVE seeing Emma’s name pop up in my inbox knowing I am about to get a lovely treat.

One treat Emma sent me however has stuck with me for the longest time. Whilst I have adored all the products I have been sent, there have been none that I have used constantly or for more than a few weeks.

That was until I received the Vichy Dermablend Setting Powder. I was nervous about using this product at first and I think the main reason I gave it a try was my MAC setting powder was running low and I wanted to make it last so I thought I would use this new powder on alternate days. 

Now I use it daily and would not dream of using any other powder.

For those who don’t know Dermablend is a range of products aimed at those with skin imperfections, something I have made no secret of having. Whilst the powder is recommended for use with the Dermablend foundation Escentual and I agree that it can be used with any foundation and still received the desired effect.

What effect is that you might ask. Well first off it has a matte finish. Ideal when you have a nice shine to your skin as I do. 

The powder is translucent meaning it doesn’t change the colour of your foundation, so you can use it no matter what colour you are wearing.

It doesn’t irritate my sensitive skin, something I am always fearful of with new make up.

It lasts, like ages. Both in the tub AND on your face. I sometimes forget to take my make up off before the gym, afterwards when my eyeliner is down my face my base still looks flawless. That and the pot has lasted me months and I am only half way through, and yes I use it EVERYDAY.

If you are in the market for a new setting powder I would definitely give Escentual a look and try it out. Especially with the (hopefully) warmer weather coming in if you want a light, natural looking, shine free setting powder.


There I am wearing the product itself. I’ve had some horrible spots on my chin for months which you can’t even see with the coverage the product provides.



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  1. I have never tried setting powder (I know, lame right?) but I will be getting this!

  2. I really should invest in a setting powder! Great post girl!
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