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Shiseido Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper

What it is:A portable pouch of oil-absorbing, powder-coated sheets that leave skin refreshed and matte. What it is formulated to do:Eliminate excess sebum and shine for a fresh look and longer-lasting makeup application. Don't leave home without this convenient touch-up essential. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates What else you need to know:This product contains a powerful oil-absorbing ingredient, Hydroxyapatite, that provides the power to absorb sebum as well as lipid peroxide.
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Questions & Answers for Shiseido Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper

Question
Is the plasitic pouch refillable?
I want to know if I can reuse the plastic pouch it come in. Does it come with refills you can purchase. Anyone know?
asked 5 years, 11 months ago
ariesmom
(Arlington, VA)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
11 answers
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answer 1
no.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
yourhighness
(Cambridge, MD)
answer 2
no, you have to buy a new pouch each time.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
wendylyned
(Sellersville, PA)
answer 3
I am using my first pack of these, but I don't think you can reuse the package.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
katieqr
(Lenoir, NC)
answer 4
sorry, I don't know the answer. I just got mine and started using them.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
summerycolor
(pikeville, ky)
answer 5
Unfortunately i don't think they have refills for this product. It would be a great idea though because I go through a pack every 2/3 months.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
raissa
(Toronto, ON)
answer 6
I wish it did but as far as I know, there aren't any refills. =(
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
sparky75
(East Bay, CA)
answer 7
There are no refills. Every time you buy one, it comes in the pouch. I actually cut my stack in half and stick it back into the dispenser since the sheets are so large. Half a sheet does the trick for me and it lasts twice as long!
answered 4 years ago
Bruin
(Manhattan Beach, CA)
answer 8
Not really. They come in a new pouch each time. They are not sold separately.
answered 4 years ago
hawaiidreamer
(Las Vegas, NV)
answer 9
Shisheido does not provide a papers-only refill option. Each purchase comes with blotting papers and plastic pouch.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
cedarcrest
(cedar crest, new mexico)
answer 10
Refills are not available yet.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
kota
(San Antonio, TX)
answer 11
I don't think so -- refills are not listed on Shiseido's website and I have never seen them for sale anywhere. There are some other brands of blotting papers that are packaged in a similar pop-up box, but they aren't quite the same size as the Shiseido package (and the papers just aren't as good as the Shiseido ones anyway).
answered 5 years, 11 months ago
MissSmilla
(Alexandria, VA)
Question
Powdered side?
Hello, can someone tell me which side is the powdered side or how I can tell? I know it sounds silly but I just can't figure it out! One side looks more solid white while the other appears more splotchy white. I'm assuming the solid white side is powdered but not totally sure. Help!
asked 5 years, 4 months ago
jilly128
(Riverside, NJ)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
11 answers
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answer 1
Each sheet has a fold that runs down the middle, the sheet should open towards you like a book, with the fold pointing away from you. Hope that helps!
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
andibrad
(New York, NY)
answer 2
Actually it is kind of tough to tell.... I can sorta "feel" the powder on one side and I can rub off a little on my finger that helps me tell the difference... I love these .... this is my HG blotting sheet from now on.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
katieqr
(Lenoir, NC)
answer 3
I struggled with this at first. The more solidly white side is the powdered side. I figured it out by wiping it on a piece of black cloth. One side will leave more powder when you touch it to the black cloth--I found that to be the solidly powdered side.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
blondbop
(Orlando, FL)
answer 4
The side facing down in the package (I believe its solid white) is the side that absorbs the oils on your face.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
lynnchills
(Walla Walla, WA.)
answer 5
When I first bought this product (at a dept. store, more than 10 years ago), the associate told me that you're supposed to put the non-powdered side against your skin. It seems counter-intuitive, but the idea is that the powder, which is NOT touching your skin, will "pull" the oil from your skin and through the paper. In other words, the powder is absorbing the oil, but you don't end up with oily powder stuck to your skin. So I would use the non-powdery-looking side against the skin. If you're not sure which side is powdered and which isn't, lightly run your finger over a corner of the sheet. If you get residue on your finger, that's the powdered side, and you don't want that residue, mixed with oil (ick!) on your face! Use the other side.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
none21
(Geneva, NY)
answer 6
The side with the crease in it that would fold together if you did fold it in half has the powder on it. The outside is more rice-paper looking and the "powder" side is more solid blue. I hope this helps!
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
sparky75
(East Bay, CA)
answer 7
The side that folds in is the powered side.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
aslnyc
(New York, NY)
answer 8
The sheets are folded so the inside of the sheet has the powder.
answered 4 years ago
Bruin
(Manhattan Beach, CA)
answer 9
The sheet is folded. Open the sheet up and use the "inner" side.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
jazz4ever
(Waianae, HI)
answer 10
I always use the side that folded on the inside for blotting.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
remie
(Newport, RI)
answer 11
It is the solid looking side that has the powder. Also, it's always the side that is down when you pull the sheet out. Hope this helps, good luck!
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
LAMM
(DC)
Question
Can this be used for dry older skin...
I have dry skin....however, after I have applied my daily creams and sun block and after my cream foundation, my skin has a shine so I have to add powder....I do not want to add powder because of lines and wrinkles.....can I use this instead of powder or will it absorb all my natural oils and make me drier?????
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
mistymary
(deland, Fl)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes, I am 57. They are gentle enough for all ages.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
peugot
(Mahwah, NJ)
answer 2
I have combination skin, sometime dry and sometimes oily. i do not find this product to make me look dryer or more oily. It allows you to keep your natural glow/shine without drying your skin out.
answered 3 years ago
missjb
(New York)
answer 3
These are perfect...matte powder on one side (for nose and forehead?) and plain on the other (for cheek and chin?) Only takes away surface oil.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
yourhighness
(Cambridge, MD)
answer 4
It won't make you drier, but will absorb excess oil from products.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
wendylyned
(Sellersville, PA)
answer 5
Blotting papers can be used as a substitute for reapplication of powder to control shine. These papers have a powdery residue on them, and are not drying at all, so I'd give it a go.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
fuzziefreakie
(East Northport, NY)
answer 6
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answered 3 years, 5 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
acne breakout
my husband has terrible acne breakout for the past month, he tried a lot of products already but nothing helps; i'm seeking your advice ( is there from shisiedo products?), thanks a lot.
asked 5 years, 4 months ago
Anonymous
(beaumont, CA)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
5 answers
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answer 1
This does not address acne at all. Try Murad or Clinique for Acne - they have lines specifically for that. Or AVON Clearskin Pro (better than Proactiv).
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
wendylyned
(Sellersville, PA)
answer 2
"Pureness" is Shiseido's line for oily/acne skin, but for serious ongoing problems, also see a dermatologist for more comprehensive care. Good luck!
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
andibrad
(New York, NY)
answer 3
These papers very nicely absorb any extra oils and shine.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
lynnchills
(Walla Walla, WA.)
answer 4
The only Shiseido product I use is the oil-blotting papers but I've been using Proactive for about 15 years and that does the trick for my breakouts and I have super oily skin. Good luck in your search!
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
sparky75
(East Bay, CA)
answer 5
Hey there! I'm a 41 year old guy and i love the Pureness line by Shiseido. The products are oil-free and mattifying and they don't make your face feel oily OR parched--especially good for an oily guy. For breakouts I like Clinique Spot Healing Gel--gr8 stuff--sometimes shrinks an evil pimple down overnight. If he's particulary broken out, the Clinique Men's line is nice, too. I'm breaking out less in my latter years, but still have tons of oil (good for keeping you looking young!)
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
suthrnmakupartst
(Chicago, IL)
Question
How many papers?
Trying to compare to others. How many papers are in this package? Thanks!
asked 10 months ago
ereviewsmercier
(Plano, Texas)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
3 answers
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answer 1
100 papers are in the package! Worth every penny!
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
angel11
(New Orleans, LA)
answer 2
I have never counted, but I don't think you can compare them by counting the number of sheets. The sheets are larger than the other brands so one is enough to blot my entire face. For other brands, I would need two or three. Also, these do have powder, which I prefer, but not everyone does.
answered 8 months ago
villagelady
(New York, NY)
answer 3
There are a total of 70 sheets altogether. You get one regular pack with 30 larger sheets, and one evening pack with 40 smaller sheets.
answered 8 months ago
misschris
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
How many sheets come in a packet?
I assume these will also work well for men?
My forehead is the problem area, will the sheets take care of it?
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
(Mobile, AL)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
2 answers
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answer 1
I think 100 sheets are in the package. My forehead is one of my problem areas too, and they work great for me.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
auntb0102
answer 2
100 sheets. I have oil on my forehead too, and it absorbs everything.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
ohsnow
(Tampa, FL)
Question
What are the dimesions (size)?
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
mamaql
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
2 answers
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answer 1
2.75" x 3.5"
answered 8 months ago
quebecbeth
(San Antonio, TX)
answer 2
It is the size of a credit card. It fit perfectly in your purse.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
mommymeredith
(Franklin, TN)
Question
how many sheets are in the product
asked 2 years ago
shannon7707
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
2 answers
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answer 1
100 sheets.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
ohsnow
(Tampa, FL)
answer 2
100 sheets
answered 2 years ago
jinstellakwon
(Washington D.C.)
Question
How many sheets are in your Pureness Oil Control Blotting Paper?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
Anonymous
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
2 answers
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answer 1
100 sheets.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
pinkprincess5
(Canada)
answer 2
100 sheets
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
Keannaleia
(Honolulu, HI)
Question
how many to a pack?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
samiamagain
(Castro Valley, CA)
on Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper
2 answers
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answer 1
100 to a pack
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
bedazzled503
(Chula Vista, CA)
answer 2
It contains 100 sheets.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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