loose powder foundations

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

Powder foundations are a popular choice for many women, as they are easy to apply and can be worn in any setting. Loose powder foundations are a great option for those who want to control the amount of product that gets applied to their face.

bareMineralsOriginal Loose Powder Mineral Foundation SPF 15

Size: 0.28 oz·ITEM: 1922566

Color: Golden Ivory 07 - for very light warm skin with yellow undertones

19.8K Reviews

$39.00

Im not used to using loose powders so Im still getting used to it! One of the best packaging for loose foundation tho!...Once you master the mess of the loose powder, you'll find this is one of the best foundations for the oily skin that I have.

What it is: A lightweight, skin-improving mineral foundation that provides buildable sheer-to-full coverage with a natural, luminous finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Loose Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 30 and under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide: Provide mineral-based SPF protection.
- Mica and Bismuth Oxychloride: Provide a luminous finish with a silky, soft-skin feel.
- Iron Oxides: Clean, mineral-based pigments for natural-looking color and coverage.

bareMineralsMatte Loose Powder Mineral Foundation SPF 15 

Size: 0.2 oz/ 6 g·ITEM: 1229061

Color: Golden Tan 20 - for medium-tan cool skin with rosy undertones

7.9K Reviews

$39.00

Best loose powder foundation...My fave loose powder mineral foundation. Perfect coverage and it has SPF....I had previously always used liquid foundations and loose powder and I like cutting down on the step while retaining the basic look (I don't want my skin to be too sparkly...)

What it is: A clean, loose mineral foundation that delivers buildable sheer-to-full coverage with a matte finish while helping to control excess oil.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Loose Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide: Provides mineral-based SPF protection.
- Silica/Calcium Silicate and Lauroyl Lysine: Provide a matte finish with a silky, soft-skin feel and helps controls oil.
- Iron Oxides: Provides clean, mineral-based pigments for natural-looking color and coverage.

$42.00

This tops some of the other extremely hyped loose setting powders out there. It completely blurs any imperfections and it doesn’t look like you have any powder on your skin. ...Open carefully and don't dip you sponge because you'll loose 0.5g of product. Beyond upset! The foundation leaves a dewy look and then the powder sets matte which takes away the purpose of the foundation.

What it is: A brilliantly buildable, ultra-weightless, luxe setting powder that imparts radiant perfection in five shades formulated to match any skin tone.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amino-Acid-Treated Powder: Ensures color-true performance, even through sweat and sebum, with high water repellency, improved slip, enhanced feel, better skin adhesion, and improved payoff.
- Lighter-than-Air Proprietary Powder Blend: An ultra-light, pure powder blend that gives a barely-there feel on skin with a unique, sensorial application.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

tarteAmazonian clay blurring powder foundation

Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2641371

Color: 32H Medium Honey - medium skin with warm, peach undertones

43 Reviews

$40.00

Tarte has the best powder foundations...I’ve been using the loose powder foundation for YEARS, this is basically the compact version of that. ...I’ve been using this for 2 months as my touch up during the day and I love it. I used to wear powder foundations in my 20s to late 40s but now I’m in my 50s, most powder foundation looks caky, except this.

What it is: A bestselling foundation, now in a powder.


Coverage: Medium


Finish: Matte


Formulation: Pressed Powder


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Amazonian Clay: Nature’s perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear.

- Hyaluronic Acid: Intensely hydrates.

- Vitamin E: A natural preservative, emollient, and antioxidant that calms redness and irritation.


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, mineral oil, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

Wander BeautyWanderlust Powder Foundation

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1856863

Color: Deep - very deep with cool brown undertones

295 Reviews

$40.00

I have been looking for a powder that would not dry my skin out. Other powders have given me patches of dry/flaky skin later in the day. ...A powder good for all skin types and issues...When you open the compact, the sponge is on top (separated from the powder) and the plastic door protects and loose powder from spilling out of the compact.

Coverage:
✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
An innovative, hydrating, ultra-fine powder foundation with globally sourced, skin-loving ingredients that glide on and last all day.

What it does:
Wanderlust Powder Foundation provides full coverage with an incredibly natural-looking finish. The lightweight and ultra-fine powder absorbs excess oil and minimizes pores without ever looking cakey. It’s infused with aloe leaf extract to moisturize skin and restore suppleness while hibiscus flower extract evens out your skin tone and increases the look of your skin’s elasticity.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini HD Skin Hydra Glow Skincare Foundation with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 0.4 oz / 12 mL·ITEM: 2738201

Color: 4N62  - Almond - for deep skin with neutral undertones

58 Reviews

$22.00

I’ve tried sooo many foundations for dry skin and this is by far my favorite! ...It has worked fine with my mostly oily skin, but I did set my undereyes with a fine setting powder (Flower Knows) and the periphery of my face with the Huda Beauty loose powder.

What it is: An 86 percent skincare-based foundation with medium coverage and a naturally luminous finish that hydrates, smooths appearance, and visibly plumps and brightens skin rapidly and over time.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hydra-Skin Booster Complex™: Mimics the hydrating effect of a sheet mask.

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.

What Else You Need to Know: Inspired by skincare sheet masks

Fashion FairCrème to Powder Skin Foundation

Size: 0.46 oz/ 13 g·ITEM: 2476737

Color: Topaz Trophy - light-medium with warm golden undertones

66 Reviews

$41.00

Though I am partial to liquid foundations, this Créme to Powder foundation provides me everything I look for in a foundation. ...I set it with the FF pressed powder. I use the FF loose sometimes. It’s so natural looking and I get compliments on my skin.

What it is: An opulent foundation that glides on like a silky cream and dries to a thin, elegant, second-skin powder finish.

Coverage: Medium

$40.00

Huda Beauty loose setting powder in Sugar Cookie pairs really well with Fenty Soft'Lit Foundation. ...I have super dry skin, so personally I don’t powder it but I’m sure you could. I’ve tried and returned SO but this one is the keeper. many foundations

What it is: A hydrating and glowy foundation that's waterproof and reduces shine for a notch above natural finish.

Coverage: Medium


Finish: 
Natural


Formulation: 
Liquid


What Else You Need to Know: This is a long-wearing, medium-coverage foundation that gives golden-hour glow in a bottle. It hydrates, brightens, and improves the look of skin tone immediately and over time, while resisting sweat, humidity, and transfer.

La MerThe Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation SPF 20 + Refill

ITEM: 2132256

Color: 33 Warm Bisque - Light Skin with Warm Undertone

84 Reviews

$150.00

I noticed. I use the La Mer loose face powder over it. I would have to say the two together are flawless. ...holy grail foundation...I set this with bare minerals loose foundation and it looks amazing! This product also lasts a long time, I want to say it lasted me a full year.

What it is: A foundation with healing hydration from Miracle Broth™ and color capsule technology, giving a fresh, flawless look and a plumper, firmer feel.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 20

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Titanium Dioxide 6.5%: Sunscreen that protects skin from UVA and UVB radiation.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530542

Color: 2N1 - 7 (medium beige with yellow undertones)

694 Reviews

$52.00

Great in combo with the loose translucent powder...my favorite foundation/powder!...I've tried soo many powders/liquid foundations and this by far does both with a smooth finish.

What it is: A lightweight, oil-free powder foundation that can be applied dry or wet for custom coverage and matte or natural finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation reduces the appearance of shine, evens the look of skin tone, hydrates, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and pores. It feels light and fresh, wears all day, and stays color-true. The compact includes a sponge applicator.

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“It's really pigmented, so if you're having a "little powder and go" kinda day, it's great for evening things out (not like creme foundation full coverage but for a powder it's pre good). ”
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“I use it to mix my darker foundation into the right shade and I love it”
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“Didn’t get oily at all and didn’t dry out my skin . I have very dry skin and surprisingly it didn’t make it dry at all”
warm beige foundation
“happy with the product I did the color match online chose warm beige and it matches perfect With my complexion”
dewy foundations
“This product leaves your skin actually feeling very dewy and sheer looking and I would totally recommend if your just looking for a skin tone neutralizer type of deal”
light beige foundation
“I finally found the perfect foundation for me! I was worried that warm beige was too dark for me but it fits perfectly because the next light shade was too light for me”
medium beige foundation
“My skin has eczema break outs sometimes but I don’t like to go super full coverage in general so I prefer foundations that are medium but also good for your skin”
dusting powders
“I've been looking for the perfect powder- easy for travel, blotting ability, dusting ability- this is it”