Kat von D Lock It Golden Brightening Powder Review vs Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder 

Kat von D Lock It Brightening Powder Review

Finally, there is a yellow toned loose powder at Sephora! Kat von D recently launched a trio of “Brightening Powders” to target different skintones. I got the shade Golden which is a banana powder for deep skintones. 




Product Information

What it is: 
A weightless, tinted loose power that instantly brightens the under eye area according to your skin tone. 

What it does: 
Brighten the under eye area according to your skin tone with less weight and no cake. Lock-It Brightening Powder’s innovative weightless formula brightens and smooths under-eyes to look younger and more awake. Designed to be paired with Lock-It Concealer Crème, this powder gives the under-eye area (or the whole face) an extra-bright boost. 

Its light-as-air texture is designed to smooth and blur the crease-prone under-eye area, proving that you actually can use loose powder around the eyes without adding texture. This versatile formula is also perfect for all-over setting, or as a soft matte highlighter. 

The three tinted shades contain the right balance of pigment and brightening particles to weightlessly set concealer and brighten your specific skin tone: choose Petal for light skin tones, Peach for medium skin tones, and Golden for tan/deep skin tones. 

What it is formulated WITHOUT: 
– Parabens 
– Sulfates 
– Phthalates 

Kat von D Golden Brightening Powder Review

Kat von D Lock It Brightening Powder Swatches

I found this to be a mattifying powder that didn’t dry out my skin. It didn’t emphasize my under eye lines or pores. It is made to used with the Lock It Creme Concealer, which sometimes settles into the fine lines under my eyes. With this powder, I didn’t experience any creasing.

Kat Von D Brightening Powder Flashback? 

I don’t usually bake, and I haven’t experienced any flashback with this. Although to be honest, I haven’t experienced any flashback even with powders people usually complain about. I always go over my under eye powder with my skintone coloured all over face powder, just to make sure everything has a uniform look

Kat von D Golden Brightening Powder Review
The only thing I dont like about this powder is the packaging. The packaging is a mess. Within days, most of the powder has gone through the sift holes and now sits on top of sifter. I open it and it’s a bloody mess. Even before I removed the seal, powder was coming out of the jar. Kat von D usually does amazing packaging so this was a huge let down. If I could do it over, I would poke holes in the sift seal instead of removing it completely.  As it it, I plan to tape it over and poke a few holes in the tape to give me better control.

I’m wearing the Kat von d Lock It Brightening Powder in the photo below:

Follow me for makeup looks and beauty reviews. Visit my site at www.beautyfrenzyblog.com ICYMI: I reviewed the NYX Total Control Drop Foundation. Link is in my bio. Wearing all my fave @nyxcosmetics products. Foundation: @nyxcosmetics Total Control Drop Foundation in Cappucino Concealer: @nyxcosmetics Photogenic HD concealer in Deep Golden Brows: @nyxcosmetics Micro Brow Pencil in Espresso Glow: @nyxcosmetics Duochromatic Illuminating Powder in Synthetica Liner: @nyxcosmetics Epic Ink Liner Other Makeup details: Lipstick: @katvondbeauty Hawkwind I set my under eye with @katvondbeauty Brightening Powder in the shade Golden. Eyeshadows/Contour: @makeupgeekcosmetics Frappe, Cocoa Bear and Americano/Half Hearted Contour Set my whole face with @lauramercier Translucent Medium Deep Setting Powder, and I double-misted (its a new thing I'm trying) with @milanicosmetics Make It Last Setting Spray and @coverfx Mattifying Setting Spray. #nyxcosmetics #nyxprofessionalmakeup #nyxcosmetics_uk #nyxcosmeticscanada #katvondbeauty #katvondlockit #katvondlockitrevolution #lockitrevolution #milani #coverfx #mmwoc #universodamaquiagem_oficial #jackieaina #cocoaswatches #fiercesociety #makeupforblackwomen #naijabestmua #makeupgeekcosmetics

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Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder vs Kat von D Lock It Golden Brightening Powder 

Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder vs Kat von D Golden Brightening Powder

If like me, you’ve been wondering how these two powders compare, here are my thoughts.

First of all I really like how small the Kat von D one is. It is a great size for travel. The Sacha one is much bigger.

Kat von D Golden Brightening Powder vs Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder

Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder is a little darker, more dense, and less finely milled.

Kat von D Golden Powder is brighter and more finely milled.

The Kat von D powders gives a matte non-drying finish to my under eye. I feel like it also looks smoother and just generally better than the Sacha ButterCup. The Sacha ButterCup starts to look a tad oily a little sooner than the Kat von D one does.

That being said, the Sacha ButterCup costs about $20 for 20g, while the Kat von D powder costs $25 for 8g. If budget is a deciding factor, I’m not sure the Kat von D powder is that much better than Sacha to justify the disparity in price

Sacha ButterCup vs Kat von D Golden Brightening Powder swatches

The Kat von D Lock It Brightening Powder is available for purchase from the brand website.

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One Reply to “Kat von D Lock It Golden Brightening Powder Review vs Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder ”

  1. So I’m still the only one who hasn’t tried Sacha buttercup yet lol. one reason why I held off purchasing the Kat Von D setting powder is the quantity you get. I need to try the Buttercup powder soon!

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