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PÜR Cosmetics Balancing 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
 
4.4

(based on 54 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (38)
  • Lightweight (37)
  • Blends well (33)
  • Controls shine (23)
  • Natural looking (17)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (17)
  • Sensitive skin (16)
  • Everyday (14)
  • Oily skin (14)
  • Acne prone skin (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (12), Budget shopper (12), Classic style (11), Natural style (10)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (12), Fair (9)

Reviewed by 54 customers

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5.0

Can't do without.

By Auntie L.

from Myrtlebeach SC

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Silky Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

      I use it over concealer and then apply eyeshadow...No creases. Keeps my eyeshadow set. I have sensitive eyes this product is the best.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Love this product!!!

      By Mandy

      from Arlington,TX

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

      I have oily skin and this product work great in the middle of the day when I start to look shiny, and i'm not having to put on an extra layer of make-up in the middle of the day like before

       
      4.0

      great matte finish!

      By Mel

      from Kansas City, MO

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

      I like this powder a lot, especially with the pur liquid foundation. I think it controls my oil better than most finishing powders. It applies sheer with no color. It controls my shine for a few hours before I have to blot. This definitely isn't an all-day-shine-control product but in my opinion it mattifies better than other powders that I have tried, which is about a million.

       
      5.0

      Prom night essential !

      By Jayonma

      from Orlando,Florida

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne Prone Skin
        • Oily Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

        I used this on prom night and trust me I'm a super oily gal! It's a life saver when I got oily I would just dab my face with this and it's like magic ! I use just a little powder brush apply. Everyone needs to try it's my first from this brand I use it everyday

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        5.0

        Love this as a finisher!

        By C. G.

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Controls Shine
        • Covers Well
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

          I use this product over my foundation and even over my blush sometimes as an all over finisher. It makes the skin soft and smooth.

           
          5.0

          Best I've ever tried

          By Jazz

          from Fayetteville

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Controls Shine
          • Covers Well
          • 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:

            I have seriously oily skin that can make me feel uncomfortable especially around the time I'm getting off of work around 6pm. I have tried multiple products from Benefit, Makeup Forever, Neutrogena that are supposed to help matte oily skin but non compare to this. It brightens my face and lasts longer than I could ever imagine. I am so glad I found this brand and this product.

             
            5.0

            awesome

            By mina

            from texas

            Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

            I have extremely oily skin. it gets oily about an hour after I put on makeup. this is a life saver. I use it right after I put on my makeup and throughout the day.

             
            5.0

            Keep thin in your purse!

            By BeautyandSkinCareObsessed

            from Marin County

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Shine
            • 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 received a small compact of this as a gift with purchase and threw it in my purse with no thought. Six months later I am purchasing a regular size compact. I love this for a quick touch up and correcting the shine mid day or evening. It's become my go to.

               
              4.0

              Nice blending

              By julz

              from Ohio

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Controls Shine
              • Doesn't Settle In Creases

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

                I like to try new things...I tried this for a finishing touch on my morning make up, or touch ups through out the day. I don't like the caked on make up look, and this did the job. I can touch up my nose shine and it blends well.

                 
                5.0

                Great Finishing Powder Keeps the Shine Down

                By Sandy Flay

                from Wellington, FL

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne Prone Skin
                  • Normal Skin
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about PÜR Cosmetics Balancing Act Oil Control Powder:

                  I loved that this powder gives a beautiful finish to my makeup and stayed that way all day. I have oily skin and there was still no shine on my face at the end of the day.

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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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