For anyone with a shiny nose...

(20 Posts)
ProbablyMe Wed 13-May-15 12:33:13

I have a bloody awkward face - I'm 40, the odd line and wrinkle is appearing, parts of my face get dry. But my nose - whole t-zone really - still tends to be oily. I've tried many different powders/primers with no success but I have now found something that works! Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Powder. I put it on topic my usual BB cream first thing this morning and it's still going strong, no shiny face. Everything else I've tried has needed re-applying by the time I get home from the school run. Hope this is of use to someone else!

FrugalFashionista Wed 13-May-15 13:21:35

Thanks for the great tip! I need this! <making notes>

FoamyOne Wed 13-May-15 13:35:17

Thanks, I'm going to try this smile

ProbablyMe Wed 13-May-15 15:06:37

All a result of lurking on the Asian/Korean skincare thread. Going to cost me money!!

rightsaidthread Wed 13-May-15 15:11:39

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Gatekeeper Wed 13-May-15 15:13:54

many years ago i used a Japanese product called katsugo (or katsuko) which reduced the amount of oil produced; it was bloody BRILLIANT and worked a miracle on my oil slick t- panel, but they either stopped making it or exporting it

Wil give this a go and report back

mrskeegs Wed 13-May-15 15:17:58

Gatekeeper its called Ketsugo, it is made of shark's bile, or a synthetic derivative of it, it was sold in Superdrug on and off for years then disappeared. I suspect Clinique's spray for spotty backs is the same or similar substance, as it smells the same as ketsugo. I have tried everything for acne over the years.

mrskeegs Wed 13-May-15 15:20:59

And on a quick check on t'internet, it looks like clinique have stopped making it too. I still have a bottle in my bathroom.

Gatekeeper Wed 13-May-15 15:22:13

ah..Ketsugo- that's the one; thanks mrskeegs!

and you can still buy it

mrskeegs Wed 13-May-15 15:27:51

Indeed gatekeeper, just checked too, little blue bottle. Stinky stuff but it really works. smile

ProbablyMe Wed 13-May-15 18:40:06

I bought it from Amazon - £6.98.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B0083WXLLW/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?qid=1431538735&sr=8-3&pi=AC_SY200_QL40&keywords=innisfree

ProbablyMe Wed 13-May-15 18:40:34

Bugger. Can't manage links properly on my phone!

rightsaidthread Wed 13-May-15 18:54:32

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theladylovescupcakes Wed 13-May-15 19:33:32

I need this! Can you please tell me how/when you apply OP? Thanks for the tip, off to purchase!

Pinickins Wed 13-May-15 20:24:21

This is exactly what I need! Thank you! smile

ProbablyMe Wed 13-May-15 22:41:22

theladyloves - I've been using it after applying my bb cream (I'm not using foundation currently but guess it would be fine over that too). It comes with a little puff in the pot but I'm using a very soft powder brush and lightly sweeping it over wherever it's needed. It's a white powder but doesn't look it when applied. Smells nice too!

ProbablyMe Wed 13-May-15 22:45:17

Have also seen that it comes as a pressed compact as well as a loose powder - I want one for travelling!! There's also a serum version which I would be interested in giving a go.

theladylovescupcakes Thu 14-May-15 08:35:47

Thanks so much for the info!

Gatekeeper Thu 14-May-15 14:27:33

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B0083WXLLW/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?qid=1431538735&sr=8-3&pi=AC_SY200_QL40&keywords=innisfree

rightsaidthread Fri 15-May-15 14:55:28

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