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colorescience pro® Pressed Mineral Foundation - California Girl

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To help your powder last longer, prep your skin with colorescience pro®’s Skin Brightening Face Primer.

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You might think of powder compacts as an old school beauty staple, but the latest pressed foundations are a far cry from the cakey formulas of the past. Case in point: colorescience pro®’s innovative take on the classic genre. The perfect purse companion, this pressed powder compact delivers natural coverage, and the mineral formula has the added boost of sun protection.

How it Works

The superfine mineral powder hides flaws and absorbs shine, leaving skin perfectly matte. Made with micronized titanium and zinc dioxides, the formula also protects skin from damaging UV rays. All Even is suitable for those with light to medium skin tones, while California Girl is ideal for those with medium, golden skin tones. And if you want to add some color to your complexion, try Kissed By The Sun, a bronzer that helps you get a healthy glow year-round.

How to Use

Using the puff, pick up a dose of mineral powder. Blend into your skin. Pick up more powder to get additional coverage if needed.

Mica, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate Benxoate, Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil, Dimethicone, Stearic Acid, Cyclopentasiloxane, Geranium Rose Oil, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cananga Oil, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Beta Carotene, Melissa Officianalis Leaf Extract, Santalum Spicata Wood Oil, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Reitnyl Palmitate. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Bismuth Oxychloride, Zinc Oxide, Iron Oxides, Manganese Violet, Calcium Silicate, Carmine, Chromium Oxide Green

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

One of the best pressed foundations on the market

Has some of the best coverage, but a brush doesn't work well with it, you need a powder applicator. I find that going a shade lighter than what you would prefer works best too.

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Tiny Sample
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The sample was too small to even try it, what I could use was not impresive, not a good coverage for me.

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Has a Beautiful Shimmer but Does Not Cover Well
Purchased

This Product has a beautiful finish to it. I bought it as a replacement for foundation and this just does not have enough coverage for that. I enjoy using it as a finish powder over my makeup when I am not using my laura mercier finishing powder. Feels great, just does not have the level of coverage I expected.

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I got the wrong color I think
Purchased

I like the sample I got in my box. When I ordered the same color full size, it seemed different. I use occasionally, but I probably should have returned to get a different color. You really need to order one shade lighter when ordering I think.

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I wouldn't say I'm a huge fan of powder/mineral...
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I wouldn't say I'm a huge fan of powder/mineral foundations, but this wasn't too bad. The color was nice and so was the coverage, but I still prefer the moisture in liquid foundation/tinted moisturizer.

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Coverage is not great but the color and smoothness...
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Coverage is not great but the color and smoothness are great. I wonder if it would have been different not on a puff. I ran out of makeup and used it for a month. I like my makeup more that is the only reason I will not purchase

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This was a really nice, natural looking coverage. I...
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This was a really nice, natural looking coverage. I like that there is SPF coverage and that the finish looked like my skin! I will probably buy this when I run out of my bareminerals foundation. This is way nicer!!

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I liked the powder but it was more the...
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I liked the powder but it was more the convenience of the puff than the product itself. It didn't wow me and I think I'm happier with other mineral foundations that don't cost quite as much

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It seems pretty good but the "travel" packet is...
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It seems pretty good but the "travel" packet is odd. When you apply with the plastic coating it just doesn't feel right. My pressed powder isn't too much to carry with a little brush to where I need the travel one. I wouldn't purchase but would consider the regular full size for my next pressed powder.

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I have a ton of face makeup, but when...
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I have a ton of face makeup, but when I run out this will be in the running.

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