Lakme Absolute has officially impressed me a lot and am totally enjoying every product from this range. One of the best sellers is the Wet And Dry Compact. I picked it in the shade Golden Medium.
Packaging: It comes in a cute velvet pouch that reminds me of Chanel products packaging. The compact itself looks classy and truly high end. It has a mirror provided and a compartment with a sponge below the compact.
What Lakme says about the Product :
Look naturally fair and flawless through the day with this dual long wear compact with soft focus effect. Its unique formula contains Hyaluronic Acid that deeply hydrates your skin restoring its natural youth and glow and Vitamin B3 that makes you look visibly fairer.
• Lasts up to 16 hours
• Use it dry as a compact and wet as a foundation
• SPF 17
Golden Medium suits my NC40 complexion and has strong yellow tones. It is highly pigmented and reminds me of MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation. Texture wise, it is a bit heavy as it contains foundation in itself so if you are looking for a setting powder, this may be a bit heavy over a foundation. It is great for combination – oily skin and controls oil for a good 3-4 hours on humid days as well.
Price: Rs. 595 for 6 grams. The quantity is pretty good and lasts you a long time since it is highly pigmented.
It comes only in 3 shades and I see that as the biggest drawback. I wish they included more shades in the base makeup range.
Coverage wise, it covers shadows under my eyes but might look ashy at first and then settles down in few minutes. It covers pigmentation and acne scars to a good extent. I prefer this for travel and would also suggest it to working women who do not have much time for foundation.
Rating: 4.5/5 ( A great product for combination – oily skin, decently priced). I just wish the shade range was better.