face powder for fair skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for face powder for fair skin.

Face powder is a must-have for anyone with fair skin. It helps create a smooth, even surface for foundation application and keeps your skin looking matte and radiant. Here are some of the best face powders for fair skin.

MAKE UP FOR EVERArtist Longwear Skin-fusing Powder Highlighter

Size: .17 oz / 5 g·ITEM: 2690097

Color: H170 Limitless Cocoa - brown with bronze shimmer

108 Reviews


Great highlighter, I love the shimmer but it does not suit my skin tone. The image below is my daughter’s skin tone and it definitely pops on her. ...I had mixed feelings the last time I wore this highlighter. To start, I am a fair skin tone, so I was a little nervous when it comes darker than what this looks like.

What it is: A skin-fusing powder highlighter with a velvety texture that melts into skin for a natural, lit-from-within glow or high-impact shimmer effect.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONMicrosmooth Multi-Tasking Baked Face Powder Foundation

Size: 0.28 oz. / 8 g ·ITEM: 2730737

Color: 35 Bronze - medium with yellow undertones

114 Reviews


I use shade 15 for my fair/light skin, and sometimes shade 05 as a very natural looking brightening powder for certain points of my face. ...Bought this as a bronzer for my fair skin, and it’s beautiful. Reminds me a bit of the Kosas powders.

What it is: A baked finishing powder with weightless, buildable coverage to instantly blur imperfections and even skin tone.

Coverage: Light


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 gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This versatile powder can be worn alone as a light, buildable foundation or applied on top of liquid complexion products to brighten, contour, bronze, and finish your makeup look to perfection

CLINIQUEBlended Face Powder

ITEM: 51474

Color: Transparency 3

636 Reviews


You should totally get it if you have fair skin. Also Clinique is a good trusty brand. ...Clinique's powder has a wonderful texture and feel; I just wish they would not ignore fair skin women.

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.

GucciMatte Beauty Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2356517

Color: 02 Medium Fair - cool undertones

159 Reviews


It went on smoothly and I didn’t feel it on my skin any more than other powders I use. It held up decently to my face oil. ...Cute and classy! Comes with powder pad under pressed powder. It was nice fresh scent...love scented products!

What it is: A buildable face powder offering a lightweight, visibly smooth texture to create a naturally perfected complexion.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Micro-reflecting Lamellar Powders: Provide a smooth application for a luminous complexion.

- Emollient Agents: Provide a silky, comfortable feel all day long.

What Else You Need to Know: Poudre De Beauté Mat Naturel Beauty Setting Powder glides on with ease and allows for a buildable application, from natural to medium.

LAWLESSSkin-Smoothing Talc-Free Perfecting Powder

Size: 0.32 oz / 9.1 g·ITEM: 2660520

Color: Fair - fair to light

336 Reviews


this powder is incredible! im loving how it makes my skin look and it makes my foundation set perfectly. i love the packaging too, and the color (fair) is perfect for me. i have fair skin gifted by lawless beauty...Shade was nice and match my very fair skin. However I have hard time applying it without making it look caky.

What it is: This talc-free, ultra-lightweight pressed multi-use powder provides serious smoothness and a beautiful soft-matte finish.
Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- China Clay: Absorbs excess oil and improves skin tone.
- Phytosqualane: Balances the skin by preventing moisture loss.
- Perlite Powder: Reduces shine.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know:: This one-of-a-kind powder imparts a soft-focus effect on the skin, delivering an extraordinarily skin-like, but perfected look to the complexion. Use alone for a blurred, flawless no-makeup look or use on top of foundation


I have very fair skin and this shade is perfect, no flashback! ...Pretty good powder. It’s a little too dark for my fair skin so I have to use it sparingly.

What it is: A lightweight, refillable, pressed finishing powder that layers smoothly over foundation for a fresh, soft-matte finish that lasts all day.

Coverage: Light


Pressed Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Enriched with skin conditioners and ultra-fine absorbing powders that help blot away excess oil, this powder is designed to appear invisible on most complexions and won't settle in fine lines. Compact is refillable—once you hit pan, just pop in a refill (sold separately). It includes a cushion-puff applicator.

Laura MercierTranslucent Loose Setting Powder

Size: 1 oz/ 29 g·ITEM: 2391464

Color: Honey - medium skin tones with olive, warm and golden undertones

9.6K Reviews


Works extremely well with my fair skin. I highly recommend this product!...Perfect for fair skin, as it won't make you look orange like a lot of setting powders might.

What it is: A lightweight, easy-to-apply, loose powder that blends effortlessly to set makeup for up to 16 hours of wear.

What Else You Need to Know: This award-winning powder locks in makeup for long-lasting wear without adding weight or texture. It absorbs oil and reduces shine all day, creating a flawless, matte finish with no flashback in photos. These truly-translucent shades work on all skin tones, and create a soft-focus effect to subtly blur fine lines and imperfections.

Charlotte TilburyAirbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder

Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2606085

Color: 1 Fair - very fair to fair

2.4K Reviews


Perfect dry skin setting powder!!...the only setting powder i use on my sensitive, dry, fair skin! Most powders look too cakey for my liking but this powder makes my skin soft and stays all day. ...It's a really good powder, but fair skin beware, this is a colored powder — not translucent, and it WILL make your makeup oxidize if you have oily skin like me :(

What it is: A finely-milled setting powder that blurs, reduces shine, and sits like a soft cashmere veil on top of your skin.
Coverage: Medium
Finish: Natural
Formulation: Pressed Powder
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Highlighted ingredients:
- Rose Wax and Almond Oil: Help to nourish, soften, and moisturize the skin.
- Light-reflecting Pearls: Pearlescent pigments diffuse light as it hits your face to luminate the complexion.

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