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Maybelline White Superfresh 12H Whitening+Perfecting Compact Review,Demo,Price
I am going to share another magical launch of 2015 by Maybelline New York. I coined it miracle launch as I never ever in my wildest dreams expected Maybelline to come up with compact for just 150 INR when almost all drugstore brand are increasing prices every passing day. I was really impressed when I held the compact powder as the packaging is pretty decent. Now the claims-“Superfresh, 12H,Perfecting and Whitening” makes it look no less then a Genie out of bottle. Honestly, whitening claims in the makeup base products is bit unsettling as I dread white cast in the name of whitening.
Price:150 INR for 8gm
Keep reading here for more on this Genie!!
Maybelline White Superfresh 12H Whitening+Perfecting Compact Review
Women feel their complexion looks and feels best in the morning- right after applying the compact. However, as the day goes on, ordinary compacts may mix with sweat and oil. Making the complexion look dark, dull and patchy. And feel cakey and dirty. Perlite, a pure mineral with skin perfecting powers. Visibly lightens complexion, while absorbing sweat and oil. UV filters protects skin from both sun darkening and damage. 12hr fair, fresh and perfect: Fair, fresh and protected, your complexion looks and feels perfect all day long- even in hot, humid weather.
Maybelline White Superfresh Compact Powder comes in white flip open plastic packaging which is pretty much standard for the compact powders, I rather loved the icy blue accents against white background on the cardboard box. I was left slightly disappointed seeing the insipid white compact case without any trendy frosty blue accents. The compact case has the good quality mirror and a sponge pad for application. One surface of the pad has sponge for dabbing the powder while other surface has really leather finish for easy grasp. I somehow find it hygienic also as I precisely know the side which will lie in contact with compact. Overall more than decent packaging for that price.
Maybelline Compact is available in 3 shades in India-Pearl,Shell and Coral.With Tongue in cheek, I will like to say that Maybelline Whitening Claim freaks me out. So I rather chose the shade coral over the other two shades which I thought can look ghostly white on my complexion. Coral turned out to be slightly orange toned for my complexion but it worked well with my L’Oreal Lucent Magique Foundation which has subtle yellow undertones. I was not very happy with the shades made available for Indian consumers. All three shades launched will not justify gorgeous brown indian skin tones.
Maybelline White compact has soft texture but it does not crumbles up into chalky powder on rubbing the sponge pad.Nor I spotted any compact residues when I applied it with my Real Techniques Powder Brush.Rubbed between fingers the swatch of the powder is silky soft not granular.(Rimmel Stay Fresh Compact Powder is however softer than this one).On my face, When used alone it gives sheer coverage, mattify my skin ,blends well and does not highlight appearance of dry patches. It has subtle fruity fragrance which is not over the top.
I mostly using it as setting compact for Deborah Milano Daily Dream Foundation these days. It sets the foundation well and makes it last longer. It is so light weight that it can be used on daily basis with BB creams also to control excess oil especially for oily skin. On my combination dry skin, it lasts 8 hours plus . It neither dry out my skin nor it gives that unpleasant stretch feel throughout the wear.
VANILLA RATINGS 8.5/10
Maybelline White Superfresh 12H Whitening+Perfecting Compact refreshes my skin complexion which looks visibly uniform. It is a light weight compact and does not look cakey.” Perlite” constituent is claimed to have skin perfecting and skin lightening properties. It gives UV protection also. It is a great ,budget friendly pick for oily skin girls. Also for dabblers,it is easy on pocket option to start with makeup. It works equally well on my dry skin too.I am really keen to test its survival during months of July August though for the 12 H stay claim. Otherwise, in winters on my dry skin it lasts whole day. Honestly “whitening” claim does not excite me as far as my makeup is concerned.I just love my base makeup to perfect my skin complexion is best possible way. All good but shades launched in India is dissatisfying considering Indian Skin complexions.
Have you tried Maybelline White Superfresh 12H Whitening+Perfecting Compact ?
How do you like it?
Any other budget friendly compact powder that tops your favorites list?
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