Amidst my Christmas shopping, I bought this just to tick off something that has been on my wishlist since I first started getting into k-beauty. I’ve seen Innisfree’s No Sebum Mineral Powder touted so many times as the must-have for oily skin, which describes my face to a T.
It costs about £4 for 5g and comes in a pot that is smaller than the palm of my hand… and I have small hands! The lid screws on quite securely so even though it’s a loose powder it is not in danger of spilling out easily. It includes a small puff and the product is shaken out through holes in a plastic window that prevents it all from falling out at once.
First, I applied it at 9:30 lightly with a powder brush, and found that this really helped with oil secretion around the cheeks, with only a little bit at 3:00pm. That is almost six hours. I am not expecting anything to last a full day but that’s still impressive.
Afterwards, I patted it on with the included puff, over my whole face. Bear in mind I was also wearing a moisturiser with a few drops of rosehip oil. It mattified my face fine. I found that my cheeks were a lot less oily after six hours compared to normal (there was a bit there but I wasn’t overly shiny). My forehead and nose were as shiny as usual and I put it down to to the two areas being impossible to help…
However, there have been occasions where I have used this powder and not seen much difference compared to a normal day.
Whilst I do like using this, I’m not really in a rush to repurchase it. I want to try out the Skinfood Peach Cotton powder which I have heard to be on the same level as this, but better. I am also thinking of investing in a (compact) powder foundation for touch ups! Bareminerals seems like my best bet for that type of product.
What’s your favourite powder for oily skin?
Until next time,