Summer Must Have Makeup: Cover FX Powder FX Review

Benefit Hello Gorgeous has been my BFF for a while now. I truly adore this powder especially for warm Summer days when my best friend Jai is using my forehead as a mirror…you know what I mean right? You have those days too dontcha?

I recently discovered Cover FX Powder FX and I’m thinking that Benefit Hello Gorgeous and myself could still be friends just not BFF anymore……oh hai Powder FX wanna go steadies?


Jump for the review.

Well wow I do believe that Cover FX Powder FX is possibly the most richly pigmented powder I’ve come across to date. I’m talking seriously pigmented. I’m talking covering up everything and the kitchen sink pigmented. I’m talking making me look all fresh and gorgeous with under 5 hours of sleep. Oooo I want to hug and pet it and maybe sleep with it tonight.


Seriously, loves it!

Cover FX Powder FX is a mineral foundation available in some ridiculous color line up. I swear if anyone complains they can’t find a correct color for their tone available from this line up we can no longer be friends. With 20 or so shades to choose from I’m going to go with, yes they have your color.

The powder is deeply pigmented as I stated so it’s going to work double duty at creating an incredible canvas for makeup. It makes me skin so very smooth and…well it makes me look perfect. The powder is supposedly enriched with oil absorbing qualities and I can account for that as it sticks around on my face for a nice long wear without a crop up of nasty shine, sorry Jai best find a new mirror! Cover FX calls the finish sheer to medium matte coverage I call them crazy. What? You can totally get heavy coverage from this! The powder is totally good enough for heavy, medium, or light coverage depending on how wild you go with your sponge or brush. It is a mineral foundation but it wears lightly and doesn’t feel like a mask nor does it cause an outbreak of the itchies (I’m talking to you BE!). It’s oil-free, fragrance-free, and paraben-free so you’re getting smooth, even coverage minus the gunk.


With proper prepping and priming I can get about 5 to 6 hours wear from the powder without touch ups in between. It wears incredibly well for a powder. It manages to not only even out my complexion but create a flawless finish to my skin. The powder is thick enough to conceal large pores, minor acne, and other flaws. It’s ideal for oily skin as it mattifies so very well.

Overall, I’m pretty impressed with Powder FX and do believe we’ll have many adventures together the remaining weeks of Summer. If you’re looking for something to mattify your skin while creating a picture perfect canvas for makeup, Powder FX is the way to go. Loves it!

Muse Approved for purchase. Finally a foundation powder to love!

summer museapproved stamp

P.S. If you noticed my skin looking all kinds of nice in some of my recent FOTD’s you can blame it on this powder.

  • 1/31/10 20:03 Renata:

    Hi, Muse! I was almost getting ‘Hello Flawless” when I saw this review, and I have 2 questions, if you can help me.

    First, is this foundation still your “best friend”, or have you already found a better one in this range (powder foundations)? I must choose only one, and I trust your opinion because I know you’ve tried many.

    And the other thing is about the color. I can’t find good swatches on their website or on Sephora, but my skin color is very similar to yours and this picture of the product seems to match my skintone. What is it?

    Thank you again, you have been my source to choose products to buy, and although I don’t buy much, I always choose right when your reviews help. :)

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    • 2/1/10 16:06 the Muse:

      hey renata!

      foundation is still my best friend :-D although I use BB creams more than anything else in regards to coverage. :)

      this is the M series I believe. BUT I highly suggest going to sephora if possible to swatch as they are iffy with colors.

      Aw man renata thanks that totally makes my day sweets HUGE HUGS!

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  • 2/1/10 16:11 Renata:

    The reason I ask about the color is that I can’t go to Sephora. I live in Sao Paulo, Brazil! :D

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