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.
A weightless, tinted loose power that instantly brightens the under eye area according to your skin tone.
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.
Kat von D Golden Brightening Powder Review
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
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:
Sacha ButterCup Setting Powder vs Kat von D Lock It 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.
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
The Kat von D Lock It Brightening Powder is available for purchase from the brand website.
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