GOOD SETTING POWDERS IN NAIROBI
Powder can be put to use in two ways. You can use it on top of your foundation or concealer to set it in place and remove shine.You can also use it on its own without foundation to simply remove shine from your face. There are many different types of powders.Today I will be talking about setting powders. Those used to keep shine at bay.I get this question a lot. Where to find good quality face powders in Nairobi. Here is a list I compiled for you and where you can find them! If you’re not able to find them in Nairobi, I have included links to where you can find them online easily. Let’s begin,shall we?
1.SLEEK SUEDE EFFECT POWDER
Soft to the touch,full coverage with an SPF of 15 this powder does double duty of a powder and powder foundation.This means you can use it as a foundation on its own or on top of your actual foundation to set it.This powder is carried in most Nakumatts and beauty stores in Town such as Beauty Wholesale and Beauty Options. You can also find it online here.
2.BLACK OPAL OIL ABSORBING POWDER
This powder holds a special place in my heart. It provides a matte look to the face without drying it out.Plus it looks gorgeous and natural after a few hours of wear.There is also a variety of shades that will suit almost everyone. Authentic Black Opal is found in Beauty Options, Our Price, and Lintons Beauty World.
3.MAC PROLONG WEAR POWDER
This powder from MAC is a must have for the woman on the go. It provides a matte finish with a full coverage and has a wide range of shades. It is a heavy powder so you have to be careful when wearing it on top of foundation because it may end up looking a bit heavy on the skin.Otherwise,it’s a great setting powder. Find this powder at MAC stores in Nairobi:Garden City, Village Market and The Junction.If you want it at half the price you can buy it online here.
4.REVLON COLOURSTAY PRESSED POWDER AND REVLON NEARLY NAKED PRESSED POWDER
I swear by the Revlon Nearly Naked powder. I have used it on myself and on clients and it provides a lasting finish. It’s great on its own and as a foundation topper. The shade ‘Deep’is what I use and it goes with many medium to dark skin tones. I am yet to see this powder in Kenya.I got it online here. I talked about the Revlon Colourstay Liquid Foundation here as one of the best foundations of all time. This is its powder version.It’s oil-free and long lasting as well.This one you can get at Nakumatt supermarkets.
5.MAYBELLINE FIT ME PRESSED POWDER
When I say these feel like velvet…I am not lying! This powder feels so smooth and has a nice matte finish. You can find this powder in most Nakumatts.If not, you can find your shade online here.
6.COVERGIRL QUEEN COLLECTION LASTING MATTE PRESSED POWDER
This powder also has a velvety finish that feels so lux! It is oil-absorbent and provides a matte finish but still leaves the skin with a bit of a natural glow. You can find these at Beauty Wholesale in town.
7.BLACKUP ANTI SHINE POWDER
I mentioned the foundation from this brand as among the matte foundations in Nairobi.Have a look here. This powder has a matte but silky finish and a lightweight feel.This powder paired with that foundation or any foundation for that matter, will give you bulletproof results.You can get this loose powder at Linton’s Beauty World for KSh.4100 or online for 28 dollars here.
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