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PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder

PÜR

Balancing Act Oil Control Powder

Item #: 2248941 Size: 0.28 oz

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Reclaim your shine-free complexion with PÜR's breakthrough oil control marble powder. Featuring a mosaic of sheer neutral hues, this one-of-a-kind formula blends beautifully to give all skin tones a balanced, barely there finish, while keep excess oil at bay with mattifying sebaryl. Use it alone for a marvelously matte, all-natural look or over your 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup for added coverage and shine control.
Using the Chisel Brush, apply in circular motions to achieve an even and flawless finish. Layer as needed for desired coverage.
Mica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Boron Nitride, Lauroyl Lysine, Zinc Stearate, Aqua, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Extract, Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Sorbic Acid, Niacinamide, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Yeast Extract, Lactic Acid, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Zinc Gluconate, Retinol, Caffeine, Ceramide AP, Biotin. May Contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

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PÜRBalancing Act Oil Control Powder
 
4.4

(based on 72 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (52)
  • Lightweight (50)
  • Blends well (45)
  • Natural looking (29)
  • Controls shine (26)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (5)
  • Settles in creases (4)
  • Causes breakouts (3)
  • Poor coverage (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (26)
  • Everyday (25)
  • Sensitive skin (24)
  • Oily skin (16)
  • Going out (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (19), Brand buyer (15), Classic style (15), Budget shopper (12)

Reviewed by 72 customers

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5.0

Excellent Powder

By Court

from Simi Valley, CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Doesn't Settle In Creases
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Silky Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Normal Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

    Super happy with this product. I have really oily skin and was looking for a finishing Powder to help with that. First I use Urban Decay's de slick spray, then Smashbox's photo finish just in my T zone. Followed by a foundation Powder and this Pur Powder on top. The coverage is great and is easy to swipe off the compact. Good coverage and lightweight feel.

     
    1.0

    I wouldn't buy this again.

    By Jes

    from Rancho Cucamonga CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Shine

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts
    • Poor Coverage
    • Settles In Creases
    • Unnatural Color

    Best Uses

    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

    Couldn't stand the smell of the powder. made my face shinny on my nose and dry on the rest of my face.

     
    1.0

    I wasn't everything that was said it would be.

    By Jes

    from Rancho Cucamonga CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Cakes Up
      • Causes Breakouts
      • Goes On Heavy
      • Messy
      • Poor Coverage
      • Settles In Creases
      • Unnatural Color

      Best Uses

      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

      Very bad for my skin. Has not cleared up. This product says to be natural.

       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By Sheena

      from Ohio

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Controls Shine
      • Covers Well
      • Doesn't Settle In Creases
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting
      • Silky Finish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

        I use this product over any foundation but like it best with the pur minerals.

         
        4.0

        Love this powder

        By Sarah

        from Waterloo, IA

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

        I use this as a finishing powder. I have oily skin, and apply this powder over my other makeup. It works well, for awhile, to take away the oily/shiny look, but doesn't last all that long. If it lasted all day I would love even more, but it works well enough for me.

         
        5.0

        It works well for me.

        By Charlie

        from 73012

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Travel

          Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

          It works well for me, especially since I'm very sensitive to many products

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Finally, something that works!

          By Animal lover

          from Florida

          About Me Classic Style

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

            As a vegan it is very difficult to find quality products to begin with, but adding my super sensitive skin is a nightmare. Pur has been, by far, the best makeup I have found. It is gentle and looks very natural. I don't like to look "cakey", and many of the other brands did this and irritated my skin. The coverage is good - and I do not have flawless skin. I am so glad I have finally found a brand that shares my beliefs and is "kind" to my skin.

             
            5.0

            Great for acne prone skin

            By Mami

            from Utah

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Noncomedogenic

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

              Great for acne prone skin

               
              3.0

              Not my shade

              By Juliet

              from Florida

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply

              Cons

              • Doesn't Stay On
              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

              Made my complexion look darker shortly after

               
              5.0

              Love this poweder!

              By Cay Bay

              from Denton, TX

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting
              • Natural Looking

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about PÜR Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

                Love, love, love this powder! I usually have a problem with my skin getting shiny throughout the day and this product does a great job of keeping my makeup matte and long lasting. I used this to set my makeup and nothing moved throughout the day. The powder helps my makeup last through Texas heat. Buy this product you won't regret it.

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                • Q:

                  Can you use this if you have normal to dry skin?
                  Asked on 10/30/2016 by Angie from Monroeville, PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi PUR Beauty! Absolutely! Balancing Act can be used on normal to dry & normal to oily skin tones. Balancing Act is meant to mattify "shine" on the skin, so if you are looking for a matte look then you will love Balancing Act translucent oil control powder!

                    Answered on 11/8/2016 by Brand Expert from PUR
                • Q:

                  Does this come with any kind of applicator like a pad/sponge?
                  Asked on 9/29/2015 by helga from Seattle, WA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Balancing Act does not include an applicator. Pür Minerals recommends using a powder brush when applying Balancing Act.

                    Answered on 10/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can this be used as a foundation by itself or is it meant to be used over foundation?
                  Asked on 8/4/2015 by Samantha from Southern Indiana

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can certainly use Balancing Act alone for a marvelously matte, all-natural look! It provides sheer coverage.

                    Answered on 8/5/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Does this have sunscreen?
                  Asked on 7/7/2015 by kathy from bay area

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    No, this product is not formulated with sunscreen and is not SPF-rated.

                    Answered on 7/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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