Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Review

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Review

In this week’s blog post, I will be reviewing the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Power.

I will also be featuring what the product looks like and a swatch of it as well.


I was never really one for using a setting powder to set my concealer under my eyes and on my T-zone. I had tried and tested so many face powders in general but hadn’t found the perfect one for me. It wasn’t until I read a few blog posts about the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder that I wanted to try it out for myself.

I had a look online and came across it on Feel Unique’s website. It retails at £29.00 which I know is expensive for a powder! But I was in the mood for treating myself, so I went ahead and bought it. It comes in a 29g tub which I thought wasn’t that bad for the price.

You can read the full product description here.

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I’ve always found this packaging to be quite luxurious looking. It has a bit of a plastic feel to it but sturdy as well. I like the fact that it has the ‘Laura Mercier’ logo on the lid rather than on the actual tub itself.

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When you look underneath the tub, you’ll see a bit more of the details e.g. the weight, how many months you can keep it for, what the actual product is etc. Again, I like how this is on the bottom of the tub rather than around it.

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I was a little bit skeptical at first when I saw the powder as I was expecting it to be lighter in colour. It made me wonder how it would look once I had applied it to my face. You do get a lot of product coming out of the little holes and I’ve found it to be REALLY messy, so be careful when tipping any out and applying.

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You can see more closely here what the colour of the product is like; it’s quite beige. Apart from that, it’s very soft in texture and very fine too.

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Here is the powder blended in to the back of my hand. I was so glad to see that it does basically go translucent, just like it says on the tub. I would advise not to apply too much to the face though as you may end up with a white flashback in any photo that has the flash on. I just lightly dust it when setting my concealer. It really does help with keeping my concealer in place.

Overall, I do like this powder. This is the only one I’ve been using since I bought it. As for repurchasing, I probably would but I might try a cheaper alternative too.


I hope you enjoyed reading this week’s blog post and please leave me a comment to let me know if you use this powder or you would like to.

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4 thoughts on “Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Review

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