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Spotlight | Skin79 Skinny Mirror Pact.

It's back to school for the little man today. And now that he's already in the First Grade, his morning class now starts at 7:30 am. As such, I have to be up really early. As in earlier than the usual. Imagine waking up at 4:30 am just so I can avoid the usual school morning madness - and still have time to do my makeup before we go to school. Haha!

Speaking of makeup, here's my long overdue review of the Skin79 Mirror Pact. I've had this pact for quite sometime now (bought this for Php 700 from Kimchi Jib), but never really got around to using it that much after getting hooked to CC Creams and Etude House's Any Cushion.
Skin79 Skinny Mirror Pact.
It's a pressed powder compact that 'provides natural coverage, protects the skin from harmful UV rays, and leaves the skin smooth, soft, and radiant without clogging pores'.
Product description, directions, and ingredients at the back of the box. And they're written in English!
It comes in super sleek packaging, complete with a pink protective pouch. You might even mistake it for a flip phone at first glance. (Think Samsung W789 Henessy smartphone or the old school Nokia 6600.)
Super slim design.
The pact has a magnetic closure and a decent sized mirror that swivels 360 degrees.
Flip phone? :)
The exterior of the compact is reflective, and you can use it as a mirror, too. Careful with fingerprints though, as they tend to stick on the surface of the compact. And boy, do they stick a lot.
The exterior gives a clearer reflection compared to the mirror inside the pact.
The pact also comes with a powder puff, though I prefer using my foundation brush when applying the product. I appreciate that the puff has a separate compartment, which is good for keeping it clean and powder-free.
Powder puff. 
The Skinny Mirror Pact comes in two shades - #21 Light Beige, which is the one that I have, and #23 Natural Beige.
#21 Light Beige.
I was a bit worried that the #21 shade would be lighter than my skin tone, but turns out this shade fits me just right. The powder has a finely-milled texture that doesn't look chalky on the skin when applied. It goes on smoothly, doesn't feel heavy, and leaves the face with a natural-looking, matte finish.
Left, bare skin. Right, with Skinny Mirror Pact.
It's perfect  for those days when I want to leave the house without looking 'too made up'. And it's a great mattifying powder for my favorite BB Creams.
Products used:
FACE: The Face Shop Lovely ME:EX Makeup Base, Skin 79 Skinny Mirror Pact,
Benefit Erase Paste in Medium.
EYES: BYS Waterproof Eyeliner, Fairy Drops Volume Burst Mascara,
Ever Bilena Eyebrow Pencil in Brown.
CHEEKS: Tony Moly Cristal Blusher in Pleasure Peach.
LIPS: Etude House Minnie Kissing Lips in Minnie Red.
What I love:
- Sleek packaging.
- The protective pouch.
- The exterior can be used as a mirror.
- Easy to apply.
- Doesn't feel heavy on the skin.
- Gives the skin a natural finish.
- Mild, floral scent.
- Safe for sensitive skin.
- Effective sebum control.
- SPF 22.

What you might not like:
- Not available locally, but if you're from the Philippines you can purchase it through Kimchi Jib.
- Only two shades available.

Hope you're all having a great Monday! Have a fantastic week ahead! :)

15 replies:

Emily Reviews said...

It looks really nice on you. I love when make up comes with a built in mirror, so convenient.

AVA TE-ZABAT♥ said...

I'm not much on powders. But I do love the packaging! :) I love how sleek it is and you can turn it!:)

Scott said...

I do like the packaging. Much nicer than what I'm used to seeing.

mail4rosey said...

The case reminds me of an iPhone. :) I like the big mirror.

Congrats on your son for being a 1st grader!

Marie said...

This sounds like a great product! Love when they have mirrors too!

Lame Shrill Owl said...

Looks great on you. You are glowing!

The Phenomenal Mama said...

Agree with you, as moms on the go, our makeup routine has to be fuss free. And a mirror that swivels? Perfect!

Unknown said...

Congrats on being the mommy of a first grader. Big hug! (and nice mirror!)

Kero said...

I like the sleek packaging. great coverage too!

Badet Siazon said...

It's been a while since I bought a compact powder. Puro baby powder lang ako, and the loose powder from Flawless. Talagang 4:30 am para makapag make up sis ha :p

Louisa said...

Love the case and the outside is a mirror itself! My kids will be going back to school next week. It'll be different with them being gone again.

Animetric said...

Interesting, the finish doesn't seem powdery. I wish this brand was easier to find here in the Philippines.

Rebecca Swenor said...

I love how the compact case comes with the mirror like that. It looks really fancy too. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

The packaging looks sleek! Also luxe looking I must say. Love that the powder can give such a natural finish. :)

Jae // a nest of quiet

Tetcha said...

I love the swiveling mirror feature of that product and the packaging, too. -- Maria Teresa Figuerres