best loose finishing powder

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for best loose finishing powder.

The objective of finishing powder is to keep your foundation in place while offering a subtle blur of pores, wrinkles, fine lines, and uneven skin texture after you've applied your makeup. Here are some great choices.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

ITEM: 1911387

Size: Mini Size Translucent - 0.14 oz/ 4 g - Translucent

92 Reviews

$20.00

My recently favorite setting powder. I used so many loose powders but this make my foundation very natural finish. ...I just switched from the pressed powder to the loose. I’m not sure which one I like better.

What it is:
An award-winning finishing powder that’s ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to create unfiltered perfection for all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your make up routine, this finishing powder blur the look of your skin’s imperfections. Revamped and now more transparent, weightless, and blurring than ever, this is the ultimate finishing powder.

DiorDior Forever Loose Cushion Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2486116

Color: "030" - medium skintones

29 Reviews

$65.00

My only problem with this is that I have no idea how to get the powder out! I honestly thought I bought an empty loose powder! ...While I am not left with glowing skin, there is still a natural finish left on the skin, so unsure if of value if you actually want a mattifying powder.

What it is: An ultra-fine loose powder for a long-wear, matte, and naturally vibrant complexion, packaged in a signature Dior couture case.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Wild-Pansy Extract

What Else You Need to Know: Dior Forever Cushion Powder is available in three shades, specially developed to match all different skin tones, for perfect tone-on-tone match.
Infused with water and enriched with wild-pansy extract, the loose powder respects the skin and improves the quality of the complexion. This powder is dermatologist tested and non-comedogenic.

MAKE UP FOR EVERUltra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

ITEM: 1911395

Size: Standard Size Translucent - 0.29 oz/ 8.5 g - Translucent

447 Reviews

$39.00

The best FINISHING powder!...This stuff is amazing! I never knew about finishing powders until I tried this. I thought all powders were heavier like setting powders. ...The only loose finishing powder I will use!

What it is:
An award-winning finishing powder that’s ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to create unfiltered perfection for all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your make up routine, this finishing powder blur the look of your skin’s imperfections. Revamped and now more transparent, weightless, and blurring than ever, this is the ultimate finishing powder.

MAKE UP FOR EVERHD SKIN TWIST & LIGHT 24HR Luminous Finishing Powder

Size: 0.2 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2670263

Color: 1.0 Light - for fair to light skin tones

203 Reviews

$45.00

The three different colored powders mixing into the perfect finishing powder shade is like magic (color theory, haha) but I have dry skin and my skin always looks super matte with the powders I use and this one gives me that radiant finish that I’ve been using wanting!...Perfect Summer Finishing Powder...I am really enjoying this powder during the warmer months, as we're shifting to glowy and satin finishes for our everyday makeup.

What it is: A three-in-one, ultrafine loose finishing powder that blurs, color-corrects, and illuminates your complexion while delivering radiance and blurring.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Loose Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Fine Flat Pearls: Reflect light in a linear way for a flattering, lit-from-within look.
- Spherical Powders: Diffuse light, creating a blurring, soft-focus effect.

What Else You Need to Know: This powder includes different shades: a skin-tone shade to even out discoloration, a correcting shade to neutralize undertones, and a color-reviving shade for a lit-from-within result. It is infused with flat pearl pigments and spherical powders to reflect and

MAKE UP FOR EVERStar Lit Powder

Size: 00.6 oz/ 1.9 g·ITEM: 1911114

Color: 12 Copper

257 Reviews

$21.00

Reminds me a lot of the Kylie loose powder highlight!!! Worth your money...Whether it is on the eyes, or the cheekbones this is a gorgeous loose powder. The shade I chose was too dark for my skin but it is super blinding and blends easily.

What it is: An ultra-fine shimmering powder that catches light to accent eyes, lips, and cheeks.

What Else You Need to Know: Perfect on the eyes, cheeks, and lips, this multifaceted, ultra-fine, loose highlighter powder includes pure mother of pearl pigments to add light-catching color and shine. Unique technology enables wet or dry application for a customized finish across all 18 shades.

CLINIQUEBlended Face Powder

ITEM: 51482

Color: Transparency 4

634 Reviews

$36.00

Love this loose powder!...Clinque loose powder brushes on so easily and gives my makeup a finishing touch that takes off the shine, but is transparent and light....clinique loose powder...I love this loose powder. I used it years ago and tried other ones, but I came back to this one because I think it has one of the best finishes to setting your makeup.

What it is: A signature, super-fine loose setting powder that creates a finish so smooth, flaws (and pores) seem to disappear.

What Else You Need to Know: Set and perfect your makeup with this lightweight, airy powder with a skin-hugging formula that makes pores appear to vanish. It effectively absorbs surface oil and has a silky-smooth finish for skin that looks extra-radiant, natural, and fresh.

Laura MercierSecret Brightening Loose Powder for Under Eyes

Size: 0.14 oz/ 4.2 g·ITEM: 870675

Color: #1 - fair to medium skin tones

1.8K Reviews

$35.00

I love this loose powder for undereyes...I always finish my undereye concealer with loose powder. This is by far the best undereye loose powder I have ever used! ...This brand makes lovely loose powders. It stays on all day and leaves me with a wonderful matte finish.

What it is:
A transparent, weightless powder to set under-eye concealer, brighten dark circles, and diminish the look of fine lines.

What it does:
Create the appearance of naturally-perfected skin, while maximizing the wear and coverage of makeup. This transparent under-eye setting powder brightens, lightens, and creates a look of luminosity. Formulated with light-reflecting, micronized pigments, this super-soft, weightless powder delivers a soft, radiant finish and resists settling into fine lines, accentuating shadows, or building up on skin.

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist- and ophthalmologist-tested. It is perfect for all skin types, even sensitive ones.

La MerThe Powder

ITEM: 1993815

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g

98 Reviews

$115.00

It is the best!...I have been using DIORSKIN NUDE AIR POWDER for many years, and I have been using Clé de Peau Beauté Translucent Loose Powder and YSL Souffle D'Eclat Sheer and Radiant Natural Finish Loose Powder. ...Best setting powder of them all!!...I’ve used multiple setting powders over the years - urban decay deslick as well as Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder for several years.

What it is: A light-diffusing loose powder, infused with skin-renewing Miracle Broth™, that attaches onto skin for a perfect fit and flawless finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Pores, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Loose Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: This powder helps set and perfect makeup with translucent coverage.

Charlotte TilburyRefillable Airbrush Flawless Finish Brightening Powder

Size: .31 oz / 9 g·ITEM: 2596500

Color: Fair-Medium - white

55 Reviews

$41.00

This is only my second only finishing powder but I LOVE it. Gives just the nicest sheen and blur to my skin as a final step to my makeup routine. 10/10...I think it is brightening and I love that it is a pressed powder rather than loose but I think there are better brightening powders out there.

What it is: A lightweight, microfine powder to visibly brighten, blur, and lift your eyes and face while setting your makeup for up to 16 hours—with no flashback.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates.
- Vegan Collagen: Visibly smooths.
- Vitamin C: Visibly brightens.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Inspired by her award-winning Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder (sold separately),

NARSSoft Matte Advanced Perfecting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz / 9 g·ITEM: 2647055

Color: High Tide - medium-deep with warm tone

91 Reviews

$38.00

I was worried it looked too yellow, but she was right. The powder is thin and light but very effective. I set my foundation with loose powder anyway. ...Best blurring powder I’ve tried...I used it on top of a translucent setting powder as a finishing powder and I didn’t get oily all day

What it is: A multi-purpose, skin-perfecting powder that blurs imperfections, smooths the look of skin, and sets makeup for up to 24 hours.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cocoa Butter-Treated Mica Minerals: Allow the formula to glide on effortlessly, leaving skin feeling like silk.
- Niacinamide: Minimizes the appearance of pores and absorbs oil over time.
- Adaptive Oil-Control Technology: Dual-powder system traps excess sebum and mattifies oily areas.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLE

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