The formula is free from parabens, mineral oil, fragrance, talc and gluten, so is perfect if you have sensitivities or allergies. The powder comes in 2 shades (light and medium) - the light shade is pretty translucent, so will work on a range of light to medium skin tones, with the medium shade being great for darker skin. I apply the powder using a Real Techniques stippling brush, putting a small amount on the brush and then sweeping over the top of my foundation. It makes my makeup stay in place throughout the day, as well as helping to mattify oiler areas. The powder is also perfect for making skin look a little more ‘glowy’, and does this without any obvious shimmery glitter. Sometimes illuminating products can be a little sparkly, but this one is extremely subtle. A 10g pot costs £26, but you only need a tiny amount per use, so a pot should last you almost a year – a pretty good investment!
You can find the full Cover FX range in House of Fraser stores, plus online at Beauty Bay.
Written by Kat Clarke