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Monday, July 19, 2010

Sana Make Essence Face Powder SPF15 PA++

If you follow Sana´s releases you might have noticed a cute new product in their Make Essence range. Each item from Make Essence features a cute animal with its beauty woes (like the bear with eye circles, the crocodile with wrinkles etc.). This time the elephant has a problem with his shiny nose! Hehe!


I ordered the Face Powder from Adambeauty a while ago for somewhere around US$10-12 or so? Can´t remember exactly but it wasn´t pricey.

When I got the powder I was quite astonished by how tiny the compact is! Its diameter measures just about 5cm!


The Make Essence Face Powder is an oil-controling face powder which I personally only use for touch-ups during the day (mainly on hot days on my chin, nose and forehead after blotting a little). I always have this in my purse as it has such a handy size.

This is a quite finely-milled sheer powder which comes only in 1 shade (a light translucent beige which should fit most light-medium skin-tones). It mattifies my skin for long time and can feel drying if I apply too much or in the wrong places (cheeks or under my eyes as the skin there is drier than the rest of my face).
This seems to carry a faint smell of mint or menthol or something fresh like that.


Overall the Make Essence Face Powder is a good cheap travel-sized powder to set and/or refresh your makeup during the day.


Contains SPF15 PA++ and costs 950 Yen. I can´t seem to find the gram weight listed anywhere on the compact or package!

3 comments:

Inês said...

This looks interesting! Although my source of makeup problems these days is actually sweat opposed to oiliness. Still, I may buy one of these for when the mattifying paper isn't enough!

~Lisa said...

I like powders that keep my oils at bay but usually my face turns really matte and I kinda want to have that glow on my face!

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Shanghainese Dumpling said...

Wow that is sooo cute!!!! I love SANA's products I use that dark circle one with the little bear on it, at first i bought it because it looked cute but after I used it it was surprisingly good!!! :)

Thanks for the review I might go get one now hehe :)

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