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NYX Color Correcting Powder – Banana : Review , Swatch

February 2, 2017


First of all , I really wanna apologize for not being very active here but I have a valid reason for my absence and that is, my bestie is getting married and I am so occupied with shopping and all that I hardly find time. Although the wedding is on 11th and I will be still be missing till then, still I thought I should try catching up with all of you through this post. Today I am going to review my very favorite NYX color correcting powder in banana. Is it a dupe of Ben Nye banana powder, well ! Sort  of .. laugh

Price : 10$

Quantity : 6 g


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NYX claims

Even out your complexion using our ultra-fine translucent loose Color Correcting Powder. This lightweight easy to use powder can be applied before or after your foundation. The paraben and talc-free formula helps you achieve a natural matte finish.


How to Use

  • Apply your base using primer and foundation.
  • Dust the powder lightly on the areas that need to be set or have to be brightened.


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Color correcting has always been my thing and I have been a huge fan of banana powder since the beginning so when my brother sent me Nyx color correcting powder, I was in love with it. Although I asked him to send me Ben Bye banana powder , he sent across this one and I am glad he did. It comes in a cute little pot which is transparent at the base and has a black lid. Under the screw cap, is the sifter with huge holes in it so be careful while you poke them open as this might lead to a messy situation.

NYX color correcting powder which comes in 3 shades ( Banana, Lavendar and Green ) is an ultra fine loose setting powder that is paraben and talc-free. Because, this powder is silica based, it gives an amazing mattified effect to my skin blurring out the large open pores I have on my face and also brightens up the area. The yellow color basically tones down the darkness under the eyes and makes my face look fresh and even. It has a very silky texture hence blending is never a pain with this one. Since there is not puff provided in this, you have to use your own powder brush to work with it. I recommend using a very light hand during application as it has a tendency to look a little too powdery  when over done. I personally love using it to bake and it keeps my concealer in place for the entire day. It lasting  pretty long wearing but if your skin is combination/oily then you need to blot a few times while wearing this powder and the base may just come off.

I must say I am totally loving Nyx Color correcting powder and recommend it to all of you. This is an absolute joy to use if you have oily skin like myself. The quantity lasts for 1-2 months depending on the usability but for that price I think the time period is acceptable. The good thing is that it doesn’t catch flaky skin and so it can even suit girls with dry skin. Go check it out! smile






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Have you tried Nyx color correcting powder?? What are you thoughts?



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  • Reply AlifyaLifestyle February 3, 2017 at 3:25 am

    I love NYX products!! smile

  • Reply Sangeeta February 3, 2017 at 4:59 am

    This sounds perfect for setting under eye concealer and brightening up the area.

  • Reply crazyaboutcolors6 February 3, 2017 at 5:08 am

    I have many products from NYX but haven’t tried this one, but after a 5 rating, I think I should immediately go and check out this product….

  • Reply Lisa @ Midwest Glam February 3, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    I haven’t tried it yet, but I like NYX so I’ll have to keep an eye out for it. Have fun at the wedding!

  • Reply Mariyam February 3, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    This banana powder looks so finely milled and such a light texture smile

  • Reply Anubhuti February 4, 2017 at 7:08 am

    5 is a must buy…i have ben nye in my wishlist and i guess i should buy this instead… loved the are amazing..

  • Reply Maggie Dallospedale February 4, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    It seems so good
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  • Reply Denise February 4, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    I like NYX and I am in love with this powder! I heard that this “banana” NYX powder is good, but just one review, and this one is really complete! I want to buy it now! Hope you have a very nice weekend!

  • Reply themakeuptrain February 6, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    I have heard good things about this powder and have at least one friend who absolutely swears by it. I’m glad to hear that it works so well for you, too!

  • Reply vidyagawas February 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

    Seems good powder. Nicely reviewed. Thanks for sharing.

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