Garnier Face Powder Review

Get fairness that doesn’t shine, this is Garnier face powder’s tag line.  I got mine in 01-Ivory tone.

After the reviews that I have read about Garnier’s anti-eye bags roll on, I got curious about how well their face powder would deliver.  When I saw how cheap it was, this one time I was in the mall in search of some pretty discount rugs (swinging by a mall’s beauty section is almost always a given :-P), I couldn’t resist wanting to try it out.  By that time, my ever favorite T.LeClerc in Yellow Banane was officially going to say goodbye in a few touch ups.  I thought it would not hurt to try a cheaper brand that has received a few good reviews, right?  Plus, T.LeClerc is only available in Rustan’s and I was totally in the wrong mall to go look for one. I think I like Garnier’s face powder more than Palladio’s Natural Rice Powder, which is a little more expensive than the former.

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A month since I started using Garnier Face Powder, I actually did not break out! Yay! 😀 Somehow, I have expected the cheaper brands to need some “breaking in,”  wherein your face actually breaks out in the process. Not this one.  So I guess Garnier is a good brand after all.  But I still think that no other face powder is as incredibly light and as silky as T.LeClerc.  That being said, Garnier still does its job, but I have noticed that when I do touch ups, a few freckles would show on the tip of my nose.  It’s either that or I recently have actually developed small, nasty freckles. 🙂

Garnier Light visible whitening face powder provides whitening effect and a 6 hours shine-free look in an ultra-light texture.

Its formula combines:

  • micronized powder technology for an instant flawless coverage
  • Vitamin C to help to inhibit melanin production
  • Strong UV protection SPF 18 to prevent skin from further darkening and dark spots appearance
  • Oil-Free texture that absorbs excess oil up to 6 hours
  • Fragrance-free/ non-comedogenic/ non drying

Ingredients: Talc, Zea Mays Starch/ Corn Starch, Silica, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, EthylHexyl Methoxycinnamate, Dimethicone, Octyldodecyl stearotyl Stearate, Zinc Stearate, Calcium Carbonate, Zeolite, Sorbic Acid, Methylparaben, Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether, Ascorbyl Palmtate, Propylparaben, Tetrasodium EDTA, Butyl Paraben, BHT, Panthenol, +/- May contain CI77891/ Titanium Dioxide, MICA, CI77491, Ci77492/ IRON OXIDES, CI 15850/ RED 7 ( F.I.L B33184/1)

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