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Stila

Illuminating Powder Foundation

10 Watts

Item #: 2153884

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StilaIlluminating Powder Foundation
 
4.2

(based on 84 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (70)
  • Goes on smoothly (68)
  • Lightweight (62)
  • Blends well (55)
  • Good pigmentation (52)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Poor coverage (7)
  • Doesn't stay on (5)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (56)
  • Normal skin (25)
  • Sensitive skin (21)
  • Full coverage (20)
  • Mature skin (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (37), Budget shopper (34)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (42), Fair (37)

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5.0

Perfect finishing powder

By Grace

from Melbourne fl

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Matte Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

    I have very dry skin and I'm nervous about a powder looking flakey on me. I use this as a light coverage finishing powder more than a foundation. I like that you can buy inserts so that brings down the cost a little.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Love this Powder Foundation!

    By Melissa

    from NYC

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Noncomodegenic

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

      I love this powder foundation and have been using it for years. I may stray and try other powders and mineral foundations but always come back to this one. I like how you can apply it wet or dry and it never looks cakey. I have extremely acne prone skin and this never caused me any breakouts. I hope they never stop making it.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      This is the very best powder I've ever used. I can't say enoug

      By Reds

      from Chicago Il

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Full Coverage
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

        This product is amazing I have red under tones n with using this product u can't even tell. The color is great for my skin type. I absolutely love it n would buy it again n agin!!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        I love this product

        By jenn

        from texas

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Matte Finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage

          Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

          Blends in very well!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Love this product.

          By Cosmetic Products Guru

          from Hendersonville TN

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting
          • Matte Finish

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Mature Skin
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

          I use it to lightly set my makeup.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          awesome product

          By katnw

          from mesquite, tx

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Full Coverage
            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

            Lightweight and prefect coverage.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            love this product!

            By pitbull mommy

            from peoria il

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage

              Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

              I was using the ck1 line and my powder was unavailable. One of the girls that work there suggested this! I love it!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Perfect pressed powder foundation

              By Stila Lover

              from Seattle, WA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Matte Finish

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
              • Dry Skin
              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Normal Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

              I never buy anything full price; however, this product is never on sale, nor applicable for discounts beyond rewards. That said, this is the ONLY foundation powder I buy for the past several years, as it is perfect for my skin (sensitive, oily & dry in different zones, easy & great application & coverage)...it's the only 1 I buy anymore!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              LOVE THIS

              By picky person

              from dallas tx

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about Stila Illuminating Powder Foundation:

                After months of searching...finally found pressed powder that loves and nourishes my skin

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

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                4.0

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                • Q:

                  How long should this product last if used everyday?
                  Asked on 6/5/2015 by Pale Princess from Visalia, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    With typical use, approximately 8-12 weeks.

                    Answered on 6/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  It says you can use this wet for more coverage, (they don't explain how to wet it and use though) Any suggestions or pointers on how to successfully do this?
                  Asked on 9/11/2014 by tiff from sf bay area

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, to apply "wet", using a dampened makeup applicator sponge, press and swirl into the powder, then apply all over the face until you've achieved your desired level of coverage.

                    Answered on 9/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Hi there,

                  I have a olive medium skin tone. I usually use bare mineral medium beige. Can you tell me what shade to try in this powder? Thanks!
                  Asked on 7/22/2014 by stephanie

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    50 Watts, for medium skin with neutral beige undertones, may be your best match.

                    Answered on 7/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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