Max Factor Pressed Powder | Price|Review|Usage

by Mehek Ishrat
4 minutes read

Hello ladies!

Who doesn’t want a perfect flawless skin with the slight touch of glamour? I am sure all of us. So today I will be reviewing Max Factor Pressed Powder also known as Max Factor Puder, a great product for the makeup geeks and professionals.Max Factor Tempting Touch Pressed Powder 56 Review 2

Basic Info About Max Factor Pressed Powder

Max Factor Crème Puff was the first all in one blend of a creamy makeup base and powder. Its groundbreaking formula meant it applied like powder with a puff but stayed on like cream giving a smooth texture.


This price is available only in selected stores of Max Factor. If you want to order it internationally shipped, you get to order it on eBay. In for Rs 4279 for


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Sensitive Skin Alert?




What Does The Brand Claim About Max Factor Tempting Touch Press Powder 56?

MAX FACTOR 56 TEMPTING TOUCH PRESSED POWDER, claims glamorous skin with a luxurious matt finish which is simple with this high coverage powder make-up compact. It features,

  • Amazing light reflecting particles give a soft, subtle glow.
    • Proven skin compatibility, so is good for all skin types.
    • Use alone with moisturizer or on top of the foundation.

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How to Use?

Firstly, buy the compact according to your skin tone. Next, apply foundation, along with concealer/ primer, if required. Now, sweep the powder brush over the compact, and remove any excess powder. Then apply it on your face in downward strokes. It’s heavier if applied with a sponge but lighter if applied with a brush, so it doesn’t look cakey.

My Experience with Max Factor Pressed Powder

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Max Factor is an internationally acclaimed brand that has been on the market for 6 decades. This statement is itself enough for its introduction. Firstly, I have not bought this product directly from India (It can be easily shipped from online shopping websites) and I have normal skin. Max Factor Crème Puff is available in 7 shades – Translucent, Medium Beige, Nouveau Beige, Truly Fair, Tempting Touch, Natural, and Golden. I had earlier purchased Medium Beige but didn’t work great for you. So this time I have tried the Tempting Touch 56.

Firstly, when I opened the pressed powder, I noticed a lovely scent which is quite unusual as it was pretty strong for any makeup product. I use it after applying foundation. It gives a smooth, silky and matte finish to my face. It takes few minutes to settle in but stays for 6-7 hours I like the package design but the earlier one scratched off easily. Though it comes with a sponge, I suggest using it with a brush as it gives a more even look.

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Overall Performance of Max Factor Pressed Powder

Positives :

  • Suitable for normal skin.
  • Suited for evening parties.
  • Looks natural on skin.
  • Firmly packed powder and less messy.
  • Gives a good matte texture.


  • Not available easily.
  • A very high price.
  • Not for girls with dry skin.
  • Has to be reapplied after 3-4 hours, if used on oily skin.

Overall Would I Repurchase And Recommend?

Yes, I would recommend it as it is one of my favorites. But, only if you are a big-time makeup geek as a very high price is to be paid. For beginners and occasional users, other pressed powders can be used such as Lakme and Maybelline.

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