Review: Snoe Poudre Extraordinaire in Warm Honey


Here's a review on Snoe Poudre Extraordinaire in Warm Honey

PRICE: P799.00
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THE VERDICT:

What is your most used makeup product? Mine's a loose setting powder because I love wearing liquid bases. I have two types of loose powders in hand: 1.) Translucent Finisher: for setting shade- matching liquid face products 2.) Shade- matching Finisher: for setting liquid face bases that are a wee bit lighter than my skin tone. On average, I consume a 20-35g pot in around 4-5 months (that's pretty fast!) that's why I prefer something cheap but with great quality and good coverage-I don't mind if it's a local or foreign brand.

So this is my criteria when choosing pressed powders: 1.) Lightweight 2.) Never cakey and creamy 3.) Has good oil control 4.) Easy to apply and blend 4.) Matches my skin tone (for shade- matching finishers) or does not alter the shade of my foundation at all. (for translucent finishers)

Happily and luckily, I was able to find almost everything I am looking for in a loose powder-shade matching loose powder to be exact-in Snoe's new Poudre Extraordinaire, a tinted loose powder infused with SPF 30 and laced with the protective and healing properties of Acai. Best part is, it's affordable!


 My shade is Warm Honey, a shade that can fit girls with NC40-NC42 skin tones. It comes in Vanilla Creme (for NC15-NC20 skin tones) and Perfect Beige (For NC25-NC35 skin tones).

 Ingredients

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 For only P799.00, you get a 35g pot which to me, is A LOT of product. Usually, loose pressed powders only come in 15g pots-maximum is 20g. So before you exclaim "How expensive!", think again.

 Comes with a fluffy powder puff. I don't really use it to apply powder. Instead, I've found a better use for it and that is for dusting off excess powder particles from my skin.

 Warm Honey is a golden beige shade with a very strong yellow undertone. If some of you are thinking that this powder may make your skin appear sallow, nope, I didn't experience it with this one because the white tint from its SPF content helps tame the strong yellow shade. I've read in one of Bobbi Brown's books that yellow- toned face products are more universal than pink and olive- toned ones. Suffice to say, this may fit a good range of girls with varying undertones but don't take my word for it-It's still best to go to a Snoe stall/store and swatch the product.

 When blended evenly

Texture is somewhere in between creamy and dry: It's dry enough to absorb excess oil from my facial surface, and creamy enough to actually make a difference on the tone of my skin. This is the EXACT texture I'm looking for in a tinted loose powder because it doesn't make my makeup look thick and cakey at all.

I like the fact that it has SPF in it-It just saves me a good 3 minutes from applying traditional sunblock on my skin.

I find that it's very easy to blend, and a little goes a long way because the powder is very spreadable. It has a faint floral fragrance, and coverage is medium.

 Fairy Drops Candy Bar BB Cream set with Snoe Poudre Extraordinaire

Here's a closer look at the powder. The wonderful texture of the powder gives my skin a sheer, smoothening veil: It evens out my skin's surface and it somehow blurs the appearance of pores.

It has everything I want but it just failed for a little bit in the shade- matching department: If I apply too much of it on my skin, my face tends to give off this slight white cast in pictures because its SPF content is pretty high. What I do is I apply it sparingly with a fluffy brush, and buff it onto my skin until I achieve my desired finish. If it's applied lightly, it delivers perfectly. I use this with liquid bases that are a little light for my skin tone.

It can control oil for as long as 3 hours, and staying power is okay as I find that it tends to fade for a little after a good 5-6 hours of wear. There's nothing that retouching can't do!

In conclusion, I still think that this product is pretty worth purchasing because in terms of size, it's pretty huge and it will last you a long time. Add to that, it looks very natural on the skin, doesn't feel heavy, can be worn alone or on top of a liquid base, and has SPF to shield your skin from the sun. It's a great everyday loose powder that won't put a dent on your atm card.

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13 Lovely Thoughts

  1. nacurious ako sa mga NC25-NC35 skin tones.. do you have blog post about skin types na mga code thing na ganun? thank you. :)

    xoxo
    Eyah

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  2. Hi Martha, I have the same observation as yours when I used the sample size of this powder that I got from my snoe loot during the event. my shade is vanilla creme. The combination of fairy drops bb cream and this powder gave you glowing skin :)

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  3. Eyah: Hi Eyah! Those are MAC's codes for their face products. I always use it in my posts for reference because women are more familiar with MAC's shade system. Hope this answers your question. :)

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  4. Wow you're skin is glowing!:)The powder puff is so girly!:) I'm using NC40 pero feeling ko parang darker saken ng konti. I seldom use it. :( Sayang! hehe..

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  5. super oily ko..tsk tagal ko ng pinag iisipan kung bibilhin ko to! tsk pag kaw tlga nagrereview napapabili aq! haha!
    pagaraln ko pa muna tong product na to XD

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  6. love how it blends in to your skin...looks really radiant.^_^

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  7. Hi martha, ako rin i want to know which skin tone ako. Help pls... :-) ♡♥♡

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  8. wow nmn maganda nmn ang effect sayo ah! natatakot ako itty yan s snoe kiosk lc parang overrated at overpriced. baka mapabili dn ako heheh. medyo bulky nga lang xa to tote around. btw love ur lips pout galore

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  9. You look poreless in this photo! I love that our local makeup scene is really raising the bar for quality and affortable products for pinays :)

    This powder methinks works well with Fairydrops BB. I saw Liz of Project Vanity 's FOTD post yesterday and she also set the Fairydrops BB with Snoe's powder and it looks flawless on her too!

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  10. It looks really creamy! Wonderful. I heard from Liz of Project Vanity that it smells like sweet berries. Yum! Glad to know it doesn't make you look like the Simpsons despite the strong yellow undertone. Haha

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  11. loose powder with SPF..just what I need..and we have the same skin tone...so I'm sure this will work on me too!..thanks ...been looking for a powder to use as finishing veil

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  12. this looks interesting but can you suggest a loose powder with better oil control? :)

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  13. Another things I love about this product is the scent! It has this vanilla-ish scent to it! ^_^

    Great review Martha!

    xoxo,

    Iya
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