31 October 2016

Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake Powder Review

Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake Powder Review

I think I've found the most affordable matte powder in the market! Here's my review about the new Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake Powder.


Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake Powder Review

Available in three shades: Golden Beige, White Ivory, and Fair Oriental.

Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake Powder Review
After 5 hours
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Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake Powder Review
Okay, if you guys haven't heard or read before, I'm a fan of Ever Bilena's other powder, the one that comes in a round black compact, I believe it's called their powder foundation. You can click here for the review. Mind you, it was way back 2014 when I wrote that.

Anyway, I've been enjoying their new two way cake powder and it's never left my makeup bag just because it's the perfect size for me and my kikay kit. The packaging is a black matte compact which includes a big mirror and a square sponge. It's quite slim, so this is definitely better than the round compact I was using before.

For the powder itself, longevity depends on the weather. Promise. Sometimes I would look at the mirror and see my face shiny after only 3 hours. Sometimes, when the days are colder, there's still no shine at 5 hours. So for me really, it depends on the temperature. I always use this powder to set my makeup and my normal time of retouch would 4 to 5 hours. I don't mind looking dewy on the nose area because I put highlighter there anyway.

I have never used this wet, so I can't really tell how the coverage is. But I do use this for setting my makeup everyday, and I find that with a powder brush, it tends to be light coverage, just enough to mattify the whole face. And when I use the sponge, I noticed that you can bring it up to medium coverage. I have to agree with the "weightless" claim though. This powder feels really, really light on the skin, almost nothing, and this powder never caked on me.

I hope that they make more shades for this powder, since it's really a good one. My powder shade is fair oriental. At first, I thought it would look too light on me, but it's not... it's just the perfect shade.

Which is better? The powder foundation that I loved for years or this new two way cake powder?
Hmm... tricky! I still like the round compact powder foundation because it offers more coverage, but I'm going to have to say that I like this two way cake powder more. This feels lighter on the face, offers a matte but not flat dull look, and the packaging is slimmer. So yeah, I'm really loving Ever Bilena's new powder.

And oh, this only retails for PHP 165, so it's also cheaper than the round compact too. This is now available at all your leading department stores nationwide. Do tell me if you like this too!


  1. Lhai Elardo DavaMarch 27, 2018 6:47 pm

    I wonder bt kaya mas mura to kesa sa powder foundation nila.. 😄

  2. yung bilog ba? parang mas may coverage ata yung bilog kesa dito. pansin ko lang :)