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PÜR CosmeticsBalancing Act Oil Control Powder

PÜR Cosmetics

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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PÜR CosmeticsBalancing Act Oil Control Powder
 
4.3

(based on 44 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (34)
  • Lightweight (32)
  • Blends well (28)
  • Controls shine (17)
  • Natural looking (17)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (15)
  • Everyday (14)
  • Sensitive skin (14)
  • Oily skin (11)
  • Going out (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (11), Natural style (10), Brand buyer (9), Budget shopper (9)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (12), Fair (9)

Reviewed by 44 customers

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2.0

Okay product

By Su

from Fresno, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Shine
  • Easy To Apply

Cons

  • Cakes Up
  • Goes On Heavy
  • Settles In Creases

Best Uses

  • Oily Skin

Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

I bought this product to control my very oily T-zone but after a few hours it caked up and settled in my creases. I also felt my face really heavy with makeup. I went back to Ulta to return it and one of the girls told me that she didn't really recommend their products.

 
5.0

Love

By Jordan

from Phoenix, AZ

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Controls Shine
  • Covers Well
  • Doesn't Settle In Creases
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

    I don't have bad skin, I just needed something light for a base coverage. I don't like having a solid color because it changes the tone of my face, so I really liked this since it equally covered my face nicely!

     
    5.0

    Much better than loose powder

    By Granny

    from LAFAYETTE, LA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Controls Shine
    • For Sensitive Skin
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

      Easy to apply in morning, & reapply during the day, if needed

       
      5.0

      Natural Glow

      By Kimma

      from Greenville, SC

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

      Use after applying foundation to set it and give it a natural glow

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By amala394

      from Lansing, MI

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

        I had been looking for a great oil control powder for a long time. The search is over! This is one of the best products I have used to control the shine in my t zone. I only have to touch up my face once during my 10 hr shifts. If you need oil control, this product is for you!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        "Would buy again and again and again..."

        By Simply Jen

        from Orlando, FL

        About Me Budget 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 Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

          " I'm very oily and this does wonders to control my shine without being too powdery or heavy at all"

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Karen snider

          from Northglenn Co.

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Shine
          • Covers Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Silky Finish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

            The feel is great

             
            4.0

            If only it lasted all day!

            By Erika

            from SoCal

            Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

            This product is a miracle when applied. It instantly mattifies my super oily skin. BUT only for a short while and then my skin is oily again. I continuously have to reapply but then again nothing keeps me matte all day. I'd still recommend and I'd still purchase. Wish it came with a mirror because that's all you need as touch up when it comes to our products!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Incredible!

            By Marie

            from El Paso, TX

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne Prone Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

              Let me start off by saying that I just love Pur Minerals as a whole! This stuff is incredible! My super sensitive skin hasn't experienced any breakouts while using this product, which is common with all Pur Minerals products. My face is usually an oil slick after 2-3 hours, but this powder keeps me shine-free all day, without have to touch-up or blot. I recently went to a family picnic and played with the kids in the sun all day. I expected my make up to be running down my face, but it looked just as good as when I applied it in the morning! In the Texas heat, that is incredible staying powder. It is a very sheer powder, so I wouldn't advise using it for added coverage. Other than that, this stuff is hands-down the best mattifying product that I have ever used! A definite must have!

              (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Returned

              By AM

              from St. Louis, mo

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Silky Finish

              Cons

              • Settles In Creases

              Best Uses

                Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

                Terrible product

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                • 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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