Maybelline’s Matte Maker is a relatively new member of the Maybelline family. Yup, makeup has family too. I picked this up on a total whim awhile ago when The Warehouse was having a 25% off Maybelline sale. As someone with oily/combo skin I very often use a mattifying powder on top of foundation to keep the shine away and to set everything in place. It’s something that I take with me on my daily travels incase I need to pat a bit around my face later in the day. So I guess you could say that I knew I would use Matte Maker at some point e.g. a totally justified purchase haha.
I usually use MAC Prep + Prime transparent finishing powder and it works a treat, although I am really liking having Matte Maker as an alternative to take out with me as we all know that MAC isn’t cheap and sometimes i’m a bit precious with my MAC products. And yes by saying this I mean that I use Matte Maker instead of my Prep + Prime powder and it’s like the same thing – cue dramatic music. The only killer difference is the shade, Maybelline Matte Maker comes in three shades with no transparent option. However this isn’t an issue for me at all because I haven’t noticed a difference in colour on my face after using either product. Continue reading