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ELLIS FAAS GLOW DOWN COMPACT POWDER
They say: A compact mattifying powder featuring brown seaweed extract to boost skin’s firmness. Vegan and cruelty free, the product is light and transparent, and gives skin a veil of naturallooking coverage.
We say: Our tester battles mid-day — OK, and maybe even morning — shine, so she was excited to try this mattifying powder. The pressed powder instantly gives skin a matte but not dull, finish. And it wore well throughout the day, diminishing the appearance of shiny skin.
$37 | ellisfaas.com
MAYBELLINE NEW YORK SUPER STAY MULTI-USE FOUNDATION STICK
They say: A foundation stick with a cream-to-matte formula for full coverage and a flawless finish. The product includes a sponge blender for on-the-go, easy application and smoothing. Available in 12 shades.
We say: This dual-ended foundation stick was easy to use. A few swabs on skin of the twist-up cream-to-matte formula concealed imperfections, while the sponge applicator on the other end blended the product seamlessly.
STILA HEAVEN’S HUE HIGHLIGHTER
They say: A highlighting product with a unique, “bouncy-to-the-touch” finish. Ultrafine particles diffuse the light to create a “soft, luminous, natural-looking glow.” We say: Our tester tried the shade Kitten, which gave skin a pretty shine that wasn’t too unnatural. The lightweight formula smooths and blends easily onto skin, and it produces an instant, natural glow that can be subtle, or layered for a more mega-watt shine.