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One thing I learned later than I should have is the importance of powder. While I’ve found my favorite formula, I’ll never overlook others that get the job done. And according to shoppers, Jane Iredale’s Amazing Base Loose Mineral Powder is one to watch because of its ability to minimize the look of pores and not settle into fine lines.
I used to shy away from powders because I thought they would make my complexion look super cakey. It’s not an unreasonable concern because some formulas are not the most flattering on the skin, but when you find a keeper, you’ll come to the same realization I did. Powders can make such a huge difference in smoothing skin tone, reducing redness, setting makeup, and covering imperfections.
Jane Iredale’s loose mineral foundation adds sheer to medium coverage to your face, as well as SPF 20/15 broad-spectrum sun protection (it’s recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation). It’s also water resistant for up to 40 minutes. What other loose powders can smooth the look of your skin, protect it from ultraviolet rays, and resist water? From my personal experience, not many.
Shoppers have certainly caught onto this product’s incredible results. One wrote, “I love this mineral powder foundation. It covers well without adding texture. It looks luminous and does not settle into fine lines which is really important when you have sensitive aging skin.”
“This powder is one of a kind, it doesn’t irritate my acne-prone skin, it minimizes the look of my pores, it stays on all day, it’s lightweight, and goes on smoothly” another one raved. “It’s a great base layer or top layer when used on top of a foundation to smooth out your look. This is a staple in my everyday routine!”
And just for good measure, another commented: “Such a beautiful texture and feel on. Looks great and blends in well. Color isn’t orangey and very bendable. Love that it doesn’t feel heavy or sit in your fine lines. Highly recommend!”
Pro tip: The loose powder also functions as a spot concealer if you apply it with an eyeshadow brush, or use a sponge and a hydrating face spray for extra coverage. What’s more: You can brush some powder onto your pout for sun protection and as a base to make your lipstick pop.
Whether you wear it alone or apply it on top of your foundation, redness, dullness, and large-looking pores are about to become a thing of the past.