Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Rimmel Stay Matte Powder Review

Hi guys!
I recently bought the Rimmel Stay Matte Long Lasting Pressed Powder and I thought I'd review it for you guys!

So first off, I'm horrible at picking out the correct shade! I was like 3 Natural, sounds pretty good, but then I get home and it is very, very, very light! But that's the good thing about powder I guess, that you can blend it out very sheer and the color doesn't matter as much!

This powder is so soft and fine! It's such a good feeling powder on the skin and it blends like a dream! It's also amazing because it's soft and fine, but doesn't kick up excess dust and product when you're swirling your brush in it, like other powders can do! The powder comes with the crown embossed in it and the packaging is very slim and sleek, although the lid can sometimes pop off if it's in a makeup bag with a lot of different things. 

The only thing that I dislike about this product is the scent. It is extremely strong and it smells like old hairspray in that sickly sweet way. I only smell it when I'm applying it, but once it's on the skin the smell goes away. I would be careful of this if you have sensitive skin because it can irritate people's skin, but I haven't had a problem with it! 

So overall, it's great for a cheap drugstore powder! It has very sheer coverage, so if you're looking for something to set a foundation, this is good, but if you want something more full coverage, I wouldn't get this! Let me know in the comments if you've tried this powder or what your favorite powder foundation is!

UPDATE: Since writing this post, I dropped the powder on the floor and it shattered like nobody's business. It is a very "creamy" feeling powder and I think that there was excess moisture so it crumbled more. I attempted to repress it, so we'll see how that goes!

...And I'm 
In To: my Beats headphones! I've been using them more frequently lately, and I'm loving them so much!
Over: milk chocolate! A month ago, this would've been my favorite thing in the world, but lately, I've been more into dark chocolate! 


  1. I really like this!

    How about following each other? Let me know & I follow right back!



  2. Ahh, it's a pity you dropped it doom.

    I hate makeup that smells, it reminds me of old lady smell if it's the smell I'm thinking. I remember a lot of makeup would smell like that when I was younger.

    Corinne x

  3. haha yeah it sucks that I broke it so soon after I got it! but the smell of it is seriously so strong! No other makeup I own smells even close to that!

  4. haha do you really? I guess it's a good powder, but the smell is crazy strong (for me at least)! and I'll follow you on bloglovin right now!

  5. I was thinking of getting this to set the highlighted areas on my face but I don't think I would reach for it if it doesn't smell nice! Haha I might give this a miss. Great review lovely :)


    Truly, NY

  6. thanks natalie! and yeah! I normally don't mind products with scent as long as it isn't too strong, but this one smells VERY strong and it lingers even after it's applied! I'd definitely pass on this one!