GOSH Prime 'n Set Powder Reviews

4.5/5
87% OF CHICKS DIG IT
281 reviews
Ranked #2 out of 356 in Powder

Use Prime’ n Set as a primer alone or on cleansed moisturized skin to minimize pores, fine lines, redness and imperfections and to create a flawless matte look. Ideal as a base for any kind of powder.

Use Prime’ n Set as a setting powder over foundation or mineral powder to lock make-up in place and keep unwanted shine under control.

Comes in a clever pot with a sieve and a closing mechanism that stops the powder from spilling out into the lid. Apply with a Mineral Powder brush for a perfect result.

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    March 13, 2017

    This setting powder is amazing! I use it over top of my foundation to set my makeup and keep it matte all day and it really does the job! It works best for oily skin types and leaves my skin flawless!

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    February 28, 2017

    Have been using this for a few weeks and have really been enjoying it! I have used it as just a setting powder but have also tried using before and after (prime and set) my makeup. I didn't really see much of a difference when I used it before my makeup and as a setting powder after foundation as compared to just using it as a setting powder, but regardless of how often I use it in my routine, I find that it does make my makeup last longer on my oily skin. It does help to keep the oils at bay (though I still do get a bit shiny as the day progresses, but I expect that, and this does help a lot with the shiny-ness). And it really makes my skin feel soft somehow. I have used the NYC setting powder, Catrice pressed powder, and Make Up Forever pressed setting powder, but the Gosh Prime 'n Set has to be my fave so far! Highly recommend it!

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    June 26, 2016

    I usually like to use the Vichy Dermablend setting powder but I had recently ran out and unfortunately we had none in stock at work (I work Cosmetics at Shoppers Drug Mart). I cannot go without a setting powder, especially when it is more humid out and I knew that GOSH that this powder and I knew it worked similarly and I had recommended it to customers as a cheaper alternative to the Dermablend so I decided to give it a try!
    I am so glad that I did! This product was easy to apply and felt light on my face and also absorbed any excess oil without leaving my skin feeling dry. My makeup also stayed all day long and I looked like I had just applied my makeup when leaving work when I actually didn't even touch up. Also, even thought the powder is white it applies as a translucent powder, if you use too much though I feel it may leave a bit of a white residue.
    I do not really like the little sponge applicator pad it comes with and I just use my normal powder brush when I apply and I also take a small concealer brush and apply some powder over my liner to act as a barrier to help hold it in place as well. I do recommend you brush on your mascara AFTER you've applied this powder because sometimes the powder falls off the brush and onto your lashes and it can leave them looking a little dull and fade the black (or whatever colour you use) on your lashes.

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    April 17, 2015

    I hated this powder, it clings to like all your dry patches and looks awful on the skin.

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    March 23, 2015

    I usually would use a liquid or gel primer and a setting spray,
    I cam across this product a while ago and decided to give it a try.
    First of all, I have oily skin and it gets quite shiny at the end of my day.
    This product is FANTASTIC! It makes my skin look flawless. I put it on before makeup and after.
    It is excellent for oily skin. My makeup looks airbrushed after I apply this.
    I definitely recommend this!
    It's a favorite of mine.
    I've bought it for the second time now and it lasts a long time!
    Try it!

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    November 11, 2014

    Even though, I did not expect to love this product - it has truly amazed me. The first thing that I like, is the lid that allows me to control how much powder I need, so I never have to deal with too much loose powder coming out on the brush. Secondly, this primer is completely translucent so it does not add a whitish cast to my foundation and works great as a setting powder too. I have been constantly using this as a primer for my Chanel foundation, and it works so well in making the foundation last longer, while minimizing pores. Since I would wanna keep the luminous finish of my foundation, I only use this on my T zone to avoid looking oily during the day time.
    I feel that this loose powder would come in handy during the hot summer days because it mattifies without drying skin and also makes my makeup last longer. I like to set and prime my makeup with this and I am totally a fan of this product! Only wish it would come in a pressed form, that would make it more travel friendly.

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    October 31, 2014

    I love love love loveeeee this product. I have tried so many primers but this one has always been perfect

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    October 27, 2014

    This is the best Powder ever !!! Really... from morning to evening, my makeup stay put... perfectly !!! It's my miracle Prime 'n set powder :)

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    October 22, 2014

    its good, it works quite well and helps a little, not amazed by it though

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    October 22, 2014

    i don't use setting powders normally, I find they dry out my skin. I tried this one and it didn't change my mind. If you have oily skin this would probably work well for you. I run on the dry side and found it counteracted my moisturizing foundation. I also don't like the matte look on me personally

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