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theBalm Sexy Mama, anti-shine translucent powder

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theBalm Sexy Mama — Anti-Shine Translucent Powder

I got really curious about theBalm because of the adorable pinup-ish designs and the witty names of their products. That Meet Matt(e) Nude® is just hilarious! XD With the good reviews I’ve read of theBalm, especially of their affordable blushes, I thought of trying them out. I was very much out of powder after a long time, so I decided on getting their one and only translucent powder. After initial canvass of choices from my usual brands, this came on top of my list.

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Solely for its price of PhP775! 😀

The powder is encased in thick cardboard that closes with a magnet. It has another cardboard sleeve to make sure the powder doesn’t accidentally open. Compared to the previous powders I used, this has only 0.25oz or 7.08g of powder. Even though, this has lasted me months.

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Yes, I already emptied this one and I really like it that I would totally buy again. Besides its affordable price, this is great for travel because it’s small about the size of my palm, light, and not bulky at all. I would have expected the box to quickly show wear and tear and get easily dirty, but it didn’t.

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This has kept my face almost oil-free for nearly five hours. I didn’t get any skin reaction too.

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The powder is tad lighter irl.

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Only with theBalm Sexy Mama and foundation (my lips look deadz without any tinted lip balm, gloss, or stick)

Its matte finish… I sort of like it and don’t. I prefer a bit of shimmer. That brightens up my look because I usually look like a zombie. LOL But matte is not so bad. I eventually got used it. 🙂

theBalm products are available in all Beauty Bar shops and online.

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  • Reply New beauty buys! – Glam Love April 27, 2016 at 8:31 am

    […] find theBalm to be underrated. I really liked the Sexy Mama Anti-Shine Translucent Powder I used. Actually, I just remembered that it has good oil control. Some bloggers say many good […]

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