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New Product Alert: Sonia Kashuk Spray Makeup

I've been looking at DiorSkin Airflash for a few months, but I wanted to play around with this kind of product before dropping $60 on it. So finding these new spray-on products from Sonia Kashuk is a delight. The makeup artist's first limited-edition collection, available at Target, includes Eliminate Shine ($12.99) and Golden Summer ($12.99).

Spray products might seem like a gimmick at first, but they're actually legitimate. The particles are so small that they can be sprayed, which can help you get a smoother, more natural look. The key is to use a brush or sponge to apply the products — you don't want to spray them directly on your face.

Eliminate Shine is a light tan powder that helps mattify skin. Because it goes on so sheerly, it made my skin look more even-toned and less shiny after a busy day of blogging. There is pigment in this, however, so I don't think it would work well for women who have dark skin — it'll just make your skin look ashy. On the other hand, the bronzer, Golden Shimmer, would be beautiful on olive- or caramel-colored complexions. It adds a bit of warmth and a slight sheen, and it would be particularly sexy on just-shaved legs.

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cottonpoots cottonpoots 9 years
Seems like a pretty good deal, and it's more convenient than moisturizers/lotion.
i-am-awesomeness i-am-awesomeness 9 years
Cool. I wanna use this on my legs because I have scars on them :( But DiorSkin is so expensive and I don't need/want a self tanner because my legs are naturally tan! lol. And I love Target so this is amazing!
nomerz nomerz 9 years
I heard that the DiorSkin Airflash is a waste of $60. It became popularized because Carmindy on What Not To Wear uses it, but a lady at Sephora was telling me that she thinks that Carmindy uses a professional version of the product ... $13 for virtually the same product seems like the better deal.
Greentea1203 Greentea1203 9 years
I went out yesterday and bought the Eliminating Shine--there was only one left. Went home and tried it with a big powder brush. It's amazing! I want to stock up on this! I'm extremely pale and always use the lightest foundation color available, and this was perfect. I'm glad when I went to Sephora my Benefit Get Even powder was out of stock, because I love this even more, and it's more than half the price.
carhornsinapril carhornsinapril 9 years
cool. i was just commenting the other day that i was looking for a spray foundation at an affordable price point.
matyamenda matyamenda 9 years
I actually went out and bought the eliminate shine one - it looks amazing!!!!
meerkat meerkat 9 years
I have caramel skin... definitely thinking about trying the Golden Shimmer...
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 9 years
Interesting - I like the sound of the eliminate shine one... but the word "tan" is off-putting. I'm snow white, and I'd rather not look like Cinderella's pumpkin... But I guess at that price, it really can't hurt to try it once...
emalove emalove 9 years
It sounds nice, but I don't think I'd use it very often.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I think I might pick this up and try it.
scmeggiry scmeggiry 9 years
So if you shouldn't directly spray it, do you spray a brush first and then apply it to your face? Or do you spray something (your arm?) and then use a brush to pick up the product? I just think you'll get makeup everywhere if you try to aim for a small brush or sponge. I'm confused.
MindayH MindayH 9 years
very interesting...I think i may have to try it next time I make it to Target
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 9 years
i didn't knew about this, i use the Dior SkinFLash it works pretty good, but this looks that it does almost the same for a much better price. it'll think it'll try it.....
Beauty Beauty 9 years
Yes, these are great for pale complexions. I'm fair myself and although I worried that the bronzer would be too much, but it's not. You can put it on pretty sheerly, so that works well.
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 9 years
I'm going to have to be the second to want to know if there's one good for those of us with a pale complexion. Both sound like they might be too dark for me and I don't tan no matter what time of year it is.
brittanyk brittanyk 9 years
I'd really like to try the one that eliminates shine. I've never used spray makeup, but I'd like to try it.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
Sounds like a great product...yet, from from Bella's description, a whole population of women can't even use it...:-(
steen steen 9 years
I think I'm going to try the mattifying one! How awesome.
Greentea1203 Greentea1203 9 years
hmm..I may try this! Would the Eliminate Shine one be good for people with really pale skin? Because that's me.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Interesting. And pretty affordable.
missgnav missgnav 9 years
I actually bought this at Target last night. I liked it a lot more than I thought I would. And yes, the key is to use a brush!
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