Kryolan Translucent Powder Review and Price
Kryolan does not need an introduction when you talk about base makeup. Their base makeup is very much popular with the masses as well as professional makeup artists for being light on pocket and good on skin. I happened to try few Kryolan stuff this time around last year and I have to say I am a fan now. I wish they were as easily available everywhere in India. Anways coming back to the product I have with me today, let me introduce you to the best finishing / setting powder ever. Kryolan Translucent Powder. <3
Price: INR 400/- for 20 gm
Kryolan Translucent Powder Review:
The packaging is is simple, functional, but the plastic very flimsy. I have not dropped it ever but there are cracks on the cap owing to the travelling I do with this (yes its my fav ), so you need to be really careful with yours if you are going to travel with it.
The sticker needs to be removed to expose the opening through which powder comes out. To keep away from product wastage it is advised to remove only part of the sticker which I will also ask you to follow, because the powder is really fine and the openings too big for it.
The texture of Kryolan translucent powder is very fine silky and soft. It sets even the trickiest of foundation and concealer really well. Wouldn’t really stop your base from creasing, but definitely helps them last longer and from melting sooner.
The finish it gives is satiny and not too matte making it suitable for all skin types. Kryolan translucent powder does not cling to dry patches ,it does not clog pores and would not be able to control sweating if you are in a really humid climate. It does keep skin oil free for a 3-4 of hrs easily in Pune’s dry climate. In hot and humid climate and for oily skin you may need to touch up after a couple of hours.The finish is what makes me love this one so much.
Kryolan Translucent Powder TL9 Swatch
The shade I have with me is TL 9, but this shade will work universally on medium to medium-fair Indian skin tones. They do have shades for darker and fairer complexion but the variation is huge as far as I could see from online swatches. Since TL9 does not have a dominant yellow or pink undertone, you can easily pick this up without worrying about it being too light or dark on you if you fall in the medium category. If you have a Kryolan store in your city then of course matching yourself at the store is a good idea.
For my medium skin tone, Kryolan Translucent Powder works as a brightener too. It instantly lifts up my face and in spite of the sheer to medium coverage manages to even out my skin tone. On a regular day I love my Inveda BB Cream (the best BB cream ever I tell you!) and this Kryolan loose powder on top. <3 If I am in a hurry even a moisturiser and this does the trick for me. It totally freshens your skin up even if you are having a dull skin day.
I have worn it in a number of my FOTDs and it clicks well without being too powdery on camera like most matte compacts. Removing it is easy. A good face wash will do the needful if you are not wearing any base makeup underneath. 🙂
My Rating: 4.75 out of 5
My Recommendation: Definitely. Kryolan translucent powder is one of those rare products I would ask every one of you to try. It sets your base makeup like a pro, is satiny soft, even outs skin tone and freshens up skin in a jiffy. A must have product from Kryolan. 🙂