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Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1926435
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$39.00

What it is: A lightweight, easy-to-apply, loose powder that blends effortlessly to set makeup for up to 12 hours.

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.

Translucent is perfect for fair to medium and tan skin tones.

Translucent Medium Deep is perfect for medium-deep to deep skin tones.

Clinical Results: In a consumer test on 32 women after 2 weeks:
- 100% said it is lightweight and does not look cakey on skin
- 100% said it controls and reduces shine
- 97% said it absorbs excess oil
Size 0.3 oz/ 8.5 g · ITEM 1072990
COLOR: Mineral Veil [ 3 more colors ]
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$24.00

What it is:
A weightless, sheer mineral setting powder that blurs and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and pores and leaves skin with an always photo-friendly, soft-focus finish.

What it does:
In a range of shades and finishes, Mineral Veil® Setting Powder is our cult favorite setting powder, versatile enough for all skintones and skin types. The light-as-a-feather, super smooth formulas blend onto skin without smudging the makeup you’re already wearing. Sheer and never cakey, Mineral Veil® Setting Powder weightlessly blurs and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and pores, whether it is applied over makeup or onto beautifully bare skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Original Mineral Veil® Finishing Powder gives skin a translucent, soft finish. Make the most of your makeup with Mineral Veil, a see-through but spectacular finale for any kind of complexion. It minimizes the look of fine lines, absorbing oils, and softens your complexion for an airbrushed finish.

Tinted Mineral Veil Finishing Powder delivers a warm tint finish. All the soft translucence of the original Mineral Veil finishing powder with a touch of warm tint. The finishing powder infuses your skin with softness and light while gently absorbing oil and minimizing the appearance of lines and pores. It goes on completely sheer and is versatile enough for all skintones.

Illuminating Mineral Veil Finishing Powder gives your skin a blurring, brightening finish. Completely sheer and versatile enough for all skintones, this complexion illuminator provides a soft glow and keeps skin looking photo-ready. Light-reflecting pearls impart a radiant, ethereal softness.

Hydrating Mineral Veil Finishing Powder leaves a cooling, brightening finish. This hydrating finishing powder brightens skin with a sheer, peachy-soft luminosity. The unique water and rice lipid encapsulated formula delivers an immediate brightening boost with a cool feeling. Clinically proven to improve skin’s ability to retain moisture, it also minimizes the appearance of fine lines, pores, and shine, and keeps your complexion looking fresh.*

This product is formulated without talc.

The Power Of Good: bareMinerals believes every little choice has the power to make a big difference—for ourselves, our communities and the world around us. As creators of good-for-skin products, they support initiatives that create a chain of good—empowering women to look good, feel good, and do good for others. They want to help everyone feel the power of good.

*Based on an independent clinical study.
Size Standard Size Translucent - 0.67 oz · ITEM 1822204
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$31.00

What it is:
A weightless translucent loose powder to set and perfect for a flawless, locked-in finish.

What it does:
Get ready for the latest breakthrough. Lock-It Setting Powder is not your grandma’s loose powder. Kat Von D’s groundbreaking technology reduces the weight by 45 percent compared to the leading setting powder*, so you get a better finish with no chalkiness, no flashback, and no added texture.

This silky, non-drying powder is designed to softly diffuse pores for a velvety-matte, selfie-ready finish. The universal translucent shade is truly undetectable on all skin tones (even in photos), so everyone can lock down and mattify their makeup without a trace.

For flawless all-over setting, apply with the Lock-It Setting Powder Brush (sold separately). To bake or set under-eye concealer, use the Lock-It Precision Powder Brush (sold separately).

*Based on US sales data.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
The jar's sifter holes are arranged in the shape of a star, inspired by Kat's signature star tattoos. Lock-It Setting Powder is completely free of animal-derived ingredients.

"I am proud to say that Kat Von D Beauty products are never tested on animals—and never will be."—Kat Von D

Research results:
In a consumer study on 30 volunteers over 24 hours:
- 100% of users agreed this product is easy to apply
- 96% of users agreed this product felt weightless on their skin
- 96% of users agreed this product effectively sets their makeup
- 96% of users agreed this product gives a matte finish
- 96% of users agreed this product is extremely lightweight
- 96% of users agreed this product gives an instant, soft-matte finish
- 96% of users agreed this product did not disturb their makeup
- 93% of users agreed this product does not add any texture to their skin
- 93% of users agreed this product feels soft on their skin
- 93% of users agreed this product gives their makeup a smooth, finished look
- 90% of users agreed this product does not leave a chalky, white finish
- 90% of users agreed this product feels silky on their skin
Size Standard Size Translucent - .36 oz / 10.5 g · ITEM 2071769
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$46.00

What it is:
An ultra-refined powder formulated with light-reflecting particles to blur imperfections, packaged in an innovative sifter designed dispense the perfect amount of product.

What it does:
This setting powder blurs the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles for an airbrushed finish. The innovative gold sifter and custom cap allow for the perfect amount of product to be dispensed. The formula is infused with diamond powder for the most refined light refraction without any flashback, and sets makeup for longer wear. This translucent powder, formulated without talc, leaves an invisible finish, and is perfect for all skin tones.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
"I wanted to create a setting powder that encompassed the silky, weightless texture of our bestselling Veil Mineral Primer. This 100 percent talc-free loose powder sets your makeup and enhances the look of natural skin—it brings the Veil experience full circle."—Carisa Janes, Hourglass Founder
Size 0.35 oz/ 10 g · ITEM 1889963
COLOR: Light Translucent [ 1 more colors ]
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$35.00

What it is:
An ultra-translucent, loose powder that sets makeup for all-day wear while imparting a soft-focus, airbrushed finish.

What it does:
This ultra-lightweight loose setting powder is consciously formulated without talc for an incredibly translucent finish that sets makeup for all-day wear. It minimizes transfer without adding any color to the skin or overpowering your foundation finish. Ideal for the baking makeup technique, this setting powder is formulated with light-diffusing particles that blur and smooth for a skin perfecting airbrushed effect that doesn’t look chalky or dry. It features universal shades for a translucent finish on all skin tones.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, clinically-tested, and free of talc, fragrance, gluten, and mineral oil.

Find your Setting Powder shade by matching it to these Cover FX foundation shades:
If you wear Cover FX Shades 0-60: select the Light Medium Perfect Setting Powder
If you wear Cover FX Shades 70-125: select the Medium Deep Perfect Setting Powder
ITEM 1768290
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$37.00

What it is:
A weightless, translucent powder for all skin tones that creates a soft matte finish that looks luminous in any light.

What it does:
This setting powder enhances the look of foundation without a trace of color, extending makeup wear thanks to the NARS exclusive Light Reflecting Complex™, which optimizes light-reflection on the skin. Its silky powder is infused with Photochromic Technology, which diffuses light and adjusts to new sources of light throughout the day. Soft, silky and luxurious to the touch and undetectable on the skin, this weightless formula applies evenly and blends effortlessly. One of the best parts? Fine lines, wrinkles, and pores optically fade as skin is visibly smoothed. Additionally, revolutionary microfine mineral powders are loaded with glycerin and antioxidant vitamin E to help guard against dryness and keep skin comfortable all day. Ideal for touch-ups, it helps regulate shine throughout the day and seamlessly sets foundation. This product is paraben- and fragrance-free and non-comedogenic.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
NARS Light Reflecting Complex utilizes a blend of pure ingredients that work in synergy to transform light like a prism. Light-active micro-prisms are combined with algae extract and Polynesian seawater to optimize light reflection on the skin.

Research results:
In final clinical test results:
- 84% agree that the product was non-drying
- 72% agree that the product blurred enlarged pores
- 72% agree that the product blurred fine lines and wrinkles
- 94% agree the product smoothes out skin’s appearance
- 91% agree that the product absorbs excess oil
- 81% agree that the product sets the foundation
- 75% agree that the product helps the foundation and other makeup to stay put all day
Size 0.87 oz/ 25 g · ITEM 2117976
COLOR: Translucent Light [ 2 more colors ]
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$29.00

What it is:
A silicone-free, talc-free, lightweight setting powder that absorbs oil—cutting shine, not glow—to leave skin matte and lock makeup in place.

What it does:
This super-lightweight, translucent, matte setting powder locks in makeup all day, without any cakiness, chalky cast, or flashback. Powder-filled, blurring microspheres in the formula blur pores, imperfections, and fine lines, and reduce shine to create a soft-focus, filtered effect. Avocado powder and hyaluronic acid combine to smooth the appearance of skin, allowing the powder to set makeup without settling in fine lines. The three light-as-air, silky, sheer shades feel like a second skin, and were created to work across all skin tones. Because Blur + Set is formulated without talc, you won’t experience a thick, chalky residue.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Blur + Set is cruelty-free, vegan, talc-free, silicone-free, and dimethicone-free, making it ideal for all skin types, even sensitive, blemish-prone skin. It is also fragrance-free and oil-free.
Size 0.35 oz/ 10 g · ITEM 1961960
COLOR: Pink Haze [ 1 more colors ]
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$38.00

What it is:
An ultra-soft, loose setting powder that adds vibrancy to the complexion.

What it does:
Soft Light Blurring Setting Powder acts as a veil to blur imperfections, set makeup with subtle radiance, and add dimension while eliminating shine for a natural-looking, perfected finish. It goes beyond the benefits of a traditional setting powder to impart the ultimate filter. This feather-light, micro-fine powder is infused with ceramic microspheres that softly scatter light to reduce the look of imperfections while smoothing and evening the complexion. It imparts a flattering veil that does not cake or settle into fine lines and pores and leaves a velvety finish. It works perfectly with the BECCA Soft Kabuki Brush for an even, perfected application. Ideal as the last step in your makeup routine, it can also be used throughout the day to refresh your look.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Pink Haze shade adds vibrancy to the complexion and helps brighten the appearance of under eye darkness while it sets makeup, prolongs wear, and refreshes any look for a perfected complexion. The Golden Hour shade casts a soft, all-over-glow on the complexion skin, sets makeup, prolongs wear, and refreshes any look for a perfected complexion.

BECCA is and will remain a cruelty-free company. They do not test their products on animals, and will continue to hold true to this principle.
$38.00

What it is:
A pressed powder that visibly eliminates shine and controls oil breakthrough to maintain a fresh, matte finish with the naturally derived Shine Control Complex.

What it does:
Laura Mercier Smooth Focus Pressed Setting Powder - Shine Control is a lightweight, oil-free powder that visibly eliminates shine and produces a fresh, matte complexion. The naturally derived Shine Control Complex controls oil breakthrough and the ultra-sheer, mint green shade works to correct redness and visibly even out the skin tone. It's ideal for touch-ups throughout the day as it keeps your complexion flawless and shine-free.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and does not contain fragrances or talc.
ITEM 1478239
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$37.00

What it is:
A weightless, translucent powder for all skin tones that creates a soft matte finish that looks luminous in any light.

What it does:
This setting powder enhances the look of foundation without a trace of color, extending makeup wear thanks to the NARS exclusive Light Reflecting Complex™, which optimizes light-reflection on the skin. Its silky powder is infused with Photochromic Technology, which diffuses light and adjusts to new sources of light throughout the day. Soft, silky, and luxurious to the touch and undetectable on the skin, this weightless formula applies evenly and blends effortlessly. One of the best parts? Fine lines, wrinkles, and pores optically fade as skin is visibly smoothed. Additionally, revolutionary microfine mineral powders are loaded with glycerin and antioxidant vitamin E to help guard against dryness and keep skin comfortable all day. Ideal for touch-ups, it helps regulate shine throughout the day and seamlessly sets foundation. This product is paraben- and fragrance-free and non-comedogenic.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
NARS Light Reflecting Complex utilizes a blend of pure ingredients that work in synergy to transform light like a prism. Light-active micro-prisms are combined with algae extract and Polynesian seawater to optimize light reflection on the skin.

Research results:
In final clinical test results:
- 91% agree that the product was non-drying
- 82% agree that the product blurred enlarged pores
- 85% agree that the product blurred fine lines and wrinkles
- 91% agree that the product smoothed out skin’s appearance
- 97% agree that the product absorbed excess oil
- 94% agree that the product set the foundation
- 97% agree that the product helped the foundation and other makeup to stay put all day
Size 0.09 oz/ 2.7 g · ITEM 2037588
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$25.00

What it is:
A targeted brightening and setting powder for lasting makeup wear.

What it does:
This weightless, invisible loose powder brightens and sets under-eye makeup for lasting wear. Infused with light-reflecting pearl powders, it instantly blurs the appearance of fine lines, without settling into them.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 0.4 oz/ 11 g · ITEM 1307479
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$38.00

What it is:
A breakthrough, light-diffusing invisible powder that sets makeup with a flawless finish.

What it does:
This light-diffusing powder has micro-refined spherical silica that help create a soft focus, diminishing the look of fine lines and imperfections while smoothing skin. The universal shade matches all skin tones, from light to deep, and blends in easily and effortlessly without ever looking cakey or powdery. Non-drying and suitable for all skin types, it disappears upon application to flawlessly set makeup for all day wear for a youthful-looking finish with no build-up or residue.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This dermatologist-tested, non-comedogenic product is free of oil, talc, and fragrance.
ITEM 2114056
COLOR: Sugar Cookie [ 7 more colors ]
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$34.00

What it is:
An easy-to-use loose powder, perfectly curated for all skin tones to create an airbrushed, long-lasting complexion, blur the appearance of pores and fine lines, and hold makeup in place all day long.

What it does:
The HUDA BEAUTY Easy Bake Loose Powders are inspired by Huda’s strong belief that the technique of baking is a key step to creating a flawless finish, while also ensuring long-lasting, melt-proof makeup.

Easy Bake is easy to use thanks to its unique powder net, which disperses a controlled amount of powder. By following Huda’s step-by-step guide, you’ll be able to brighten and revitalize the look of your under-eye area, while also enhancing the contours of your face—in as little as a few minutes.

This extremely light and silky texture blends seamlessly into the skin, leaving it matte with a hint of sheen for a luminous finish that controls shine throughout the day.

HUDA BEAUTY created eight shades of Easy Bake, packed with ultra-refined pigments, to ensure the right fit for all skin tones. The powders work to subtly color correct and highlight different contours of the face, leaving a translucent veil of color on your skin—so you can bake, without the cake.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This formula contains vitamin E, and is noncomedogenic. It is long-lasting, and fade-proof for up to 10 hours with excellent coverage and no flashback in photos.