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Birchbox Breakdown

When it comes to shine, there’s a thin line between a dewy, radiant complexion and looking like you moonlight as an auto-mechanic. To stay on this side of an oil spill, we rely on Youngblood’s Anti-Shine Mattifier. The balm-like formula keeps oil in check all day long while upping your makeup’s staying power. The translucent hue seamlessly blends in with all skin tones and leaves behind a satiny finish.

How it Works

The long-lasting, dense formula soaks up excess surface oil and imparts a flattering, soft-focus finish. Don’t be afraid of the balm’s nigella and pumpkin seed oils—rather than adding shine, they soothe, calm, and repair your complexion.

How to Use

Before applying makeup, use the spongy applicator to gently press the formula onto your eyelids, the sides of your nose, your chin, and any other oil-prone spots.

Glyceryl Myristate, Modified Corn Starch, Ozokerite, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Nigella Sativa Seed Oil, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil, Phospholipids, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Japonia (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Caprylyl Glycol. PAO 12M

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Good Product
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I received a sample of the anti-shine mattifier. It's in a cute compact and does the job your looking for. It comes with a little sponge so you don't have to use your fingers to apply.

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primer?
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I received this in my very first birchbox and was really excited since it was a deluxe sample but I was a little let down since it tended to make me oily and shiny by the end of the day even though it was a mattifying product....go figure!

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Youngblood anti-shine mattifier

I love to use this in the summer when my skin is the oiliest. Works perfectly all day long and helps keep my foundation in place without melting.

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Must have
Purchased

This product is a definite must have for all women!! I will definitely continue to purchase this product from Birchbox.

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Ok - not amazing
Purchased

This was subpar for me. When I put the product on the sponge and applied it to my skin, often times little balls from the formula would form instead of it applying nicely and evenly onto my skin. Didn't work for me personally

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Decent but didn't blow my mind..

The feel of the product on your skin is nice but the mattifying qualities didn't last long. Would try again if the samples in my birchbox were a little larger but I have tried better products with the same purpose.

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Good Product

I've been using this on my t-zone instead of primer or powder and it appears to do a good job of controlling shine. I especially like the fact it comes in a disc rather than tube.

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Unhappy with product
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Was not happy with the outcome of this product. It caused my face to break out after a week of using it. It is not an anti shine product.

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ehhh
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I was very hopeful when I bought this mattifier, but it just did not impress me. I have pretty oily skin and I am constantly dabbing my face. When I used this some days I felt like my face was even more oily than normal. The key is to put a tiny amount on, I did learn that lesson the hard way. The satiny finish just felt like my skin had layers of makeup and my foundation didn't feel like it stayed on throughout the day. May work for others, just not me....

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AMAZEEEEEEE

This stuff is really great. Lasts forever! and it still gives you a nice glow! Would purchase again. Yay for Anti-shine!

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