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Face Defender w/ Sponge

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Mally BeautyFace Defender w/ Sponge
 
4.3

(based on 132 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (103)
  • Smooth (93)
  • Long lasting (92)
  • Lightweight (90)
  • Natural looking (88)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Difficult to apply (9)
  • Doesn't stay on (4)
  • Poor coverage (4)
  • Clumpy (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (80)
  • All skin types (58)
  • Going out (42)
  • Sensitive skin (23)
  • Travel (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (63), Classic style (47), Trendy style (14)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (64), Medium (55), Deep (7)

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5.0

great makeup prep

By frequent flyer

from Columbus oh

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

        I no longer use loose powder...just this product

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        Love this but need better packaging!

        By Amy

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out

          Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

          I really love this product. I have very oily skin in my T-zone and this is the only daily powder I've used that doesn't look like I've cake my face with a bunch of powder. One application in the morning at 8am prevents my face from looking oily up to when I get home from work around 9pm-midnight or later. It's pretty awesome. I never have to reapply and I hate reapplying on top of anything without washing my face. The only downside is the case doesn't hold the sponge so I can't carry it in my purse without a ghetto sandwich bag holding the sponge. Must hunt down the travel size, which looks to be the same price or more for the full size. Makes NO sense. Fix this immediately Mally!! I need this product in my purse TOO!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Can't live without

          By PATwinMom

          from Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

              I love this product! I cannot live without it. I have dry skin and I needed a product to finish my look and powders do not do it for me because they come out looking caked and make my face dryer. Plus, I like a natural look. This product is like Magic. It has no color, it clear. I was skeptical at first when I opened up the compact. I thought How can this possibly do anything? well, what a difference. I put this on after my makeup and it actually evens my skin out and holds my makeup on for the day. Yet, it has no color and looks like nothing. It takes away any shine I have and it lasts the day without shine. I love it. Some people use it as a base which I have done and it works well too. However, I use it over my makeup to help compete my look and it give a very natural look and I believe it even minimizes the look of my pores. Its sets my makeup and makes my skin look better when applied over my makeup. I pray this products never discontinues. I think a person with oily skin would love this product too. it takes the place of a powder foundation. it surely keeps shine away. Take the chance. it is worth the price.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              love it

              By jen

              from LA

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                Love this stuff but if you don't apply it correctly you might make your skin look dry.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                4.0

                Amazing!

                By Lindsay

                from Silver Spring, MD

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Does What It Advertises
                • Easy To Apply
                • Effective
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • Sponge Unnecessarily Large

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Covering Up Shiny Skin
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Mattifying Skin

                Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                It does exactly what it says it will! Just make sure not to pack on too much product because then it might feel a little thick but if you just dab on the product it completely removes any trace of oil or shine!! I have very shiny skin and tend to be oily on my T-zone so this is great!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Greatest product ever!

                By Tabby0719

                from Ohio

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                    This is best makeup product ever! It is so easy to apply, and does not leave white, powdery residue. It definitely gets rid of the shine, and it lasts for a long time.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Pore less!

                    By Chic boo

                    from Columbus

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                          This product works wonders! Great texture and very pore minimizing. Lasts all day. A new staple in my make up routine .

                          • Skin Tone:
                          • Fair

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Exactly as advertised

                          By Curly, not Moe

                          from Indianapolis

                          About Me Natural Style

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Blends Well
                          • Easy To Apply
                          • Lightweight
                          • Long Lasting
                          • Natural Looking
                          • Smooth

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • All Skin Types
                            • Everyday
                            • Going Out

                            Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                            I work in a high paced field that requires a lot of movement outside in the summer.
                            I always have this on hand to apply after I get sweaty to make myself look normal again.
                            It's literally all I need for touch-ups.
                            I can't live without this.

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Medium

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Best Stuff Ever

                            By KC

                            from Orlando, FL

                            About Me Natural Style

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Blends Well
                            • Easy To Apply
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long Lasting
                            • Smooth

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • All Skin Types

                              Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                              This is the best stuff ever, I ended up buying another one. Now I have one for the house and one for the purse.

                              • Skin Tone:
                              • Medium

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              The best thing!

                              By Okaykay

                              from Phoenix, AZ

                              About Me Natural Style

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Apply
                              • Easy To Take-off
                              • Lightweight
                              • Long Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Everyday

                                Comments about Mally Beauty Face Defender w/ Sponge:

                                I normally don't write reviews but I feel like I have to for this product. This is truly the best! Right after application my face looks and feels so smooth. I use it over foundation or on its own. My face is normally so oily it looks like I rubbed vegetable oil all over it and although the product doesn't keep my skin looking completely matte all day, I don't have the super greasy look at the end of the night...More like a dewy look!

                                • Skin Tone:
                                • Medium

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                                • Q:

                                  If using a highlighter, would this product go under or over it?
                                  Asked on 4/11/2015 by Lex

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Mally Beauty Face Defender should be applied as the last step of your makeup routine.

                                    Answered on 4/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  Do you apply the evercolor poreless face defender prior to mally liquid foundation or after liquid foundation is applied?
                                  Asked on 3/26/2015 by Ella from United States

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Apply Face Defender over your foundation to set it for lasting wear!

                                    Answered on 3/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  Can I wash the sponge that comes with this as I would a beauty blender sponge?
                                  Asked on 3/10/2015 by Beauty Buff from Washington, DC

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    We recommend cleaning the sponge weekly using brush shampoo or mild soap and water. Gently squeeze out excess water and allow to fully dry before next use.

                                    Answered on 3/11/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  How long does this product last? It's very pricey for a setting powder. Thank you.
                                  Asked on 1/26/2015 by DMM from Los angeles

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Mally Beauty Face Defender lasts approximately 90 days with typical usage.

                                    Answered on 2/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  My foundations often end up looking dry after application and I typically use a dewy setting spray which doesn't last long. I know this is a matte product but will it help my foundation not to look dry/cakey? Thank you!
                                  Asked on 1/10/2015 by DaisyCakes

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Mally Beauty Face Defender helps to smooth the texture of your skin, so yes, it will help!

                                    Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  Will this work well on dry skin?
                                  Asked on 1/1/2015 by Marjean from Longmont, Colorado

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Certainly! It is formulated for all skin types, and those with dry skin love it for its pore- and fine line-minimizing benefits.

                                    Answered on 1/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  What is the shelf life of this product??
                                  Asked on 1/1/2015 by Az

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    This product lasts 2 years.

                                    Answered on 1/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  If Inuse the pore less defender, do I still need regular foundation first?
                                  Asked on 12/13/2014 by Dolores from Broadview heights, ohio

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    This is an invisible product that does not provide the coverage that a foundation would. This product can be used on bare skin alone to reduce shine and minimize the appearance of pores. If you are seeking coverage, we recommend first applying foundation, then using Face Defender over your foundation to set it for lasting wear.

                                    Answered on 12/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  Will this work well with powder foundation? I have bad acne and have to use a color correcting primer, a concealer, and then dermablend powder foundation to get good coverage of it. Will it work in place of the setting powder for dermablend?
                                  Asked on 9/10/2014 by Amber from St Louis, MO

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Absolutely, you can use Face Defender with powder and liquid/cream formulas of foundation, and yes, Face Defender can replace your setting powder, as it provides the same mattifying and makeup-setting benefits.

                                    Answered on 9/11/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                                • Q:

                                  Can this product be used on both a BB cream foundation or a powder foundation. I use both types of foundation, depending on the season and I need to know that this Face Defender can work on wet and dry foundations.
                                  Asked on 9/10/2014 by Schnauzer Lady from San Antonio TX

                                  1 answer

                                  • Staff Reviewer

                                    A:

                                    Absolutely, you can use Face Defender with powder and liquid/cream formulas of foundation!

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