Today I continue with my review of Shea Moisture Cosmetics with a Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation review. Although I have oily skin I usually tend to hate powder foundations which you’re probably thinking makes no sense right? I don’t know, there’s just something about the coverage of a liquid foundation that I am addicted to. I had forsaken all powder foundations….until this one.

 

Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation
Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation

 

Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation
Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation in Havasu Hazel

 

This is called a Wet/Dry powder fir the simple fact that it can be used dry to provide light-medium coverage or it can be used with a wet or dry sponge to conceal marks or to offer a more full coverage application. The compact comes with a mirror and a sponge for ease of use and for those who may not have brushes readily at hand.

 

Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation
Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation

 

The shade I currently use in this powder is Havasu Hazel which is also the shade I use in their Sheer Foundation. This shade is a perfect fall/winter shade but as I find myself spending more time in the sun I will need to get the next darkest shade pretty soon. For now it’s easy to make this powder work by applying a light wash of bronzer all over my face.

 

I absolutely love this powder. With the hottest days coming it does a great job of controlling my oil and hiding my slight hyper pigmentation. I usually apply two layers of this powder which builds up enough to provide moderate coverage. If I need to conceal I will use a wet concealer brush lightly over the spots. This powder is on par with some mid-range powders from MAC that I have liked in the past but at a more affordable price point.

 

Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation
Shea Moisture Cosmetics Wet/Dry Pressed Powder Foundation

 

This powder retails for $14.99 and can be found at select Target stores.

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Tyshia Shante
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Off topic…is that a wash and go? What do you use on your hair for them?

Brittney BellBelleBella
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Yes I strictly wash and go only. Kinky curly knot today and curling custard are my staples!

Keila
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Keila

Thank you for this…I didn’t know Shea Moisture did makeup!!!!

Hair – your hair is beautifu, do find issues with growth by doing a wash n go everyday? I ask because wng’s are my thing as well, but I feel as though my hair should be much longer.

Brittney BellBelleBella
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You’re welcome! For me I only actually redo my wash and go 1-2 times a week and the other days I just refresh it so I’m not manipulating my hair that much…it will be 2 years since I chopped my hair in March and last I straightened my hair in October it was a few inches past collarbone so I would say I’m retaining a lot! 🙂

Brittney BellBelleBella
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You’re welcome! For me I only actually redo my wash and go 1-2 times a week and the other days I just refresh it so I’m not manipulating my hair that much…it will be 2 years since I chopped my hair in March and last I straightened my hair in October it was a few inches past collarbone so I would say I’m retaining a lot! :)l

Sandra Martinez
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Sandra Martinez

Is there a shade for light fair skin with olive under tones?