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Quickie: Le Métier de Beauté Eye Brightening and Setting Powder in Refresh

Eye Brightening and Setting Powder - Refresh

Here’s a quick review of the Le Métier de Beauté Eye Brightening and Setting Powder in Refresh. This came as a bonus vault gift when I made a purchase through their official website. I got the shade Refresh, which I think is the more cool-toned option from the two available shades.

Product Description from Nordstrom: “Exclusively ours. Comes as close as you can get to under-eye perfection.

  • This lightweight powder sets concealer and illuminates the under eye area for a radiant, soft matte finish.
  • Smoothes the under-eye area and creates perfect upper lid canvas for eye shadow.
  • Micronized pigments will not settle in fine lines or accentuate shadows.
  • Absorbs excess oils to create perfect canvas for makeup application.
  • Provides crease-resistant, long-wearing coverage.
  • Suitable for all skin types.

LMdB - Swatches

Here it is, swatched beside three shadows, on the extreme left.

Christmas Look 1 - Navy and Taupe Smoky Eye

I’ve only ever used this as a setting powder for my undereye area but my preliminary online research shows a myriad of different uses. Here, I’ve used it lightly over a concealer.

LMdB - Creme de la Creme - Face2

LMdB - Setting Powder - Face 1

Here, I’ve used it over just a sheer liquid foundation.

LMdB - Setting Powder - Face 3

According to some online sellers, it is “a skin-perfecting, pressed powder for the eyes and face. [It] evens skin tone and diminishes dark circles to revive tired-looking eyes. The smooth formula glides on effortlessly for a seamless application and barely-there feel. May be applied around the lips to prevent lip color from feathering and bleeding.”

Some use it as a powder to help blend out the harsh edges of a shadow. I lightly apply it over my concealer/foundation with a soft, fluffy brush. I just do a one-sweep, lightly, and am done. I actually really like this product, but I’m not sure how much it differs from a regular powder. I’ll have to compare it with something like the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Ethereal Light, or something similar, but right now, I really like how it helps me out with my under eye bags and circles.

Le Métier de Beauté is cruelty-free.


  1. ravenkristine says

    I really like how it look as an all over setting powder. I can definitely see glowiness and radiance. 🙂

  2. ravenkristine says

    I really like it as an all over setting powder. I can definitely see the glowiness and radiance even in the photos. 🙂

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