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aherrera
Difference between Liquid & Powder Foundation...?
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okay so i got a few suggestions on foundations already, however i have always wonders. What is the difference between liquid foundation and power foundation? Any recommendations for both powder and liquid foundations? I have medium skin tone and oily skin as well. so all and any help i would totally appreciate(: 

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jxw200
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Powder is great for mattifying skin so that could be a good option for you. I like smashbox halo but there are tons of options out there. Alot of people like make up for ever duo mat

I love liquid foundation bc it's easy (for me) to apply & blend. I have normal skin and like light coverage, and I think liquid has more options for a dewy, natural look
ran8
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For the most part, the main difference between a powder and a liquid foundation is the finish and how it is applied. 

 

Found some answers and suggestions from links in the past that may help you. 

The difference between powder and liquid foundation:

http://community.sephora.com/t5/Face-Q-A/Liquid-foundation-or-powder/qaq-p/149463

 

Recommendations on Liquid Foundations for Oily skin:

http://community.sephora.com/t5/Oily-Skin/Best-Liquid-Foundation-for-Oily-Skin/qaq-p/173413

 

Powder recommendations for oily skin: 

http://community.sephora.com/t5/Face-Q-A/What-is-the-best-powder-foundation-for-oily-skin/qaq-p/1032...

http://community.sephora.com/t5/Face-Q-A/Powder-Foundation/qaq-p/82561

 

Hope that helps. 

maltipoo66
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Hi!  In general, liquid foundations suit dry skin types and powder foundations suit oily skin types, but nowadays there are so many different kinds of products on the market (like oil controlling liquid foundations and hydrating powders) that you can really choose whichever formulation you like better.  I think it is really important to use a primer underneath any foundation since it makes your foundation last longer, prevents breakouts (separates your skin from the foundation), and can reduce oil.  One of the best oil controlling primers out there is by Givenchy:

http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P231022&categoryId=B70

 

For foundation, if you prefer liquid and would like full coverage, MUFE's mat velvet foundation would be great for you:

http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P177117&categoryId=B70

 

For slightly less coverage (more like medium coverage), MUFE's hd foundation is very popular for all skintypes:

http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P217905&categoryId=B70

 

For powder foundation, I would recommend MUFE's Duo Mat Powder Foundation to control oil:

http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P177118&categoryId=B70

 

To find your shade in these MUFE products, here is the link to their shade finder:

http://www.sephora.com/browse/brand_hierarchy.jhtml?brandId=MAKE%20UP%20FOR%20EVER&contentId=C19212

 

Hope this helps!

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