Catrice Nude Illusion Loose Powder | Lenne Zulkiflly

Growing up with oily skin type, a mattifying powder is a must for me. I have never reviewed a face powder on my blog before. It's not that I don't use it. In fact, I do use one whenever I wear makeup. I always use the same powder for a long time, it's hard for me to switch it up because I'm pretty loyal. Haha! The moment I saw that Catrice would come out with a loose powder that doesn't break the bank - it's only MYR23, I knew I must grab it and glad that I did!

Update: It's freaking MYR27 now.

Product description 
The transparent, loose powder with a soft-focus effect provides all skin types with a long lasting matte effect. The micro fine powder particles absorbs excess oil and ensure a matte effect without drying out your skin. For a smooth and flawless complexion. Can also be used to set makeup. Available as a transparent powder - universally suitable for every skin tone and type.

This powder comes in a simple yet high quality plastic tube, I believe. It's a container with a see-through/ transparent sides so you can see the remaining powder. So that's a plus. The size is not too big and not too small, just right and travel-friendly. Inside, there is a plate with holes that is attached to the tube for easy dispensing of the product.

Catrice Nude Illusion Loose Powder | Lenne Zulkiflly

My experience using the Catrice Nude Illusion Loose Powder 
The powder is white but when applied to the skin it becomes clear. I have a medium tanned skin but this powder doesn't look white on me, at least I don't look like a ghost. Haha! I have an oily skin type, with the usage of this powder, it mattifyes my skin and the fact that I'm able to control the shine for at least 6 hours really 'wowed' me.

It stays true to the claims. That's always a thumbs up. It doesn't exaggerate my pores as well, which is great! Just bear in mind that this powder has a fragrance to it and it lingers on for quite awhile.

However, this powder is not the most finely mild and refined powder I have ever used and if you're looking for a more refined powder, this product is not for you. The moment I swatched it on the back of my hand, I can tell that it's not that refined and buttery. I can get away with it, I'm totally fine but some people take it as their concern. I don't mind it because it's still a good product after all and it's cheap.

  • Suitable for all skin tones and types
  • Doesn't leave a white cast
  • Blends easily 
  • Doesn't look cakey
  • Matte finish 
  • Controls oil for at least 6 hours
  • Doesn't exaggerate pores
  • Travel-friendly 
  • Budget-friendly
  • Easily accessible

Catrice Nude Illusion Loose Powder | Lenne Zulkiflly

  • Contains paraben
  • Contains fragrance 

All in all, this is a great product and I believe suitable for every day wear. It gets the job done and I'm pleasantly surprised with the quality of this powder. Definitely would repurchase it and I would surely recommend it if you are looking for a loose powder that deserves a shot and would not hurt the bank :)

What is your favorite loose powder?