| 2014 | 11 | 08 | Bobbi Brown Powder |

My mum is quite literally the best. We were out in town and as we walked past various counters she was definitely taking in what I was drooling over. Next think I know, she's handing me a bag with Bobbi Brown's 'Skin Weightless Powder Foundation' in it and the 'Full Coverage Face Brush'

The claims
The creamy, cashmere like powder delivers a buffed, polished finish and lasting wear in a convenient compact. Available in 20 true to skin shades. 

Anyone with normal to oily skin types who wants a powder foundation with adjustable coverage. 

It blends evenly and seamlessly onto skin and conceal imperfections, fine lines and pres for a finish that stays fresh and keeps skin shine free through heat and humidity.

The brush gives a flawless, full coverage look. The short, tightly packed bristles of this brush effortlessly cut shine and deliver just the right amount of formula for an ultra polished HD finish. 

The reality
The first time I wore this was at the boat party a few months ago. I was in a panic because we were running behind and I forgot to pack any form of foundation or powder in my handbag for late night touch ups. Trevor assured me that all would be swell - what's the worst that could happen in a sweaty party, filled with people you don't know and are ultimately trying to impress?

I really needn't have bothered worrying, because seriously that stuff held my face better in place than my dress managed to stay. Those safety pins went AWOL during the first two hours and I spent the rest of the night awkwardly avoiding flashing boob. 

In terms of coverage I'd agree with buildable - a few panicked applications didn't leave me looking caked on; it was light and looked natural on my skin. It didn't sit in my pores - it was matte enough to work for a party - shine control was perfect. 

This is currently my 'treat' powder (I can't afford to wear this every day!!) and I love it. What more could you want from a powder foundation - light, creamy and a natural matte look? You don't need a lot and the results are great.