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Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Setting Powders For Dark Skin.

Browse the top-ranked list of Setting Powders For Dark Skin below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1926435
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$38.00

I love...love it...Great For Dark Skin...Oily Skin- I have tried numerous setting powders, there are a few others that were great, but once a friend insisted I try this one, It was a match made in heaven (for my skin) With my skin being so oily, this setting powder has made my skin look like a dream without be cakey ......the staying power is practically a full days work!
What it is:
An award-winning, silky powder with a touch of sheer coverage to set makeup for lasting wear.

What it does:
Translucent Loose Setting Powder locks in makeup for long-lasting wear, without adding weight or texture. This bestseller creates a modern, matte finish with a touch of sheer coverage, while it absorbs oil and reduces shine all day.

The pros know why it's their favorite: It’s a little denser than an average powder, providing super-smooth, even application and blending. This no-flashback formula means you'll look great in photos, and it creates a soft-focus effect to subtly blur the look of fine lines and imperfections. These truly translucent shades work on all skin tones—from the fairest to the deepest.

Translucent: Perfect for fair to medium and tan skin tones.
Translucent Medium Deep: Ideal for medium-deep to the deepest skin tones.

What else you need to know:
Renowned Makeup Artist Laura Mercier uses Setting Powder to set foundation and prolong its wear, so she applies it after foundation and concealer, and before applying powder-based color. An added benefit: it helps powder blush or bronzer go on more evenly.

Find Your Perfect Powder: While makeup artists and beauty junkies select a powder based on texture, finish, and skin type, others may find it easiest to choose based on skin type alone.

This professional-quality powder is noncomedogenic, non-caking, and dermatologist tested.

Research results:
In a consumer test on 32 women after 2 weeks:
- 100% said it's the key to long-lasting makeup and ensures makeup lasts throughout the day
- 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 1073006
COLOR: Tinted Mineral Veil [ 1 more colors ]
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$23.00

Yay !!...love ....Nice for Dark Skin...I even get oily with EL double wear, and I tried LM powder, TF powder,,etc but this powder is no.1 for oil control, I don't think this makes your skin blurred but it really keeps your skin mate all day I don't even need to blot after 12hr (it was rainy day too) I recommend it on only oily area cuz I sometimes makes skin look patch, ONLY ON OILY AREA!
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.*

*Based on an independent clinical study.
Size 0.87 oz/ 25 g · ITEM 2117992
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$29.00

Love it...Wow wow...It is perfect for dark skin tones and keeps that flash back away....I can say I am very pleased with this product for I have combination skin and it can get very oily after wearing makeup for the whole day but when I applied this powder I was pleased that it kept my face matte pretty much the whole entire day
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, paraben-free, vegan, talc-free, silicone-free, and dimethicone-free, making it ideal for all skin types, even sensitive, blemish-prone skin.
Size 0.35 oz/ 10 g · ITEM 1901842
COLOR: Golden Hour [ 1 more colors ]
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$38.00

New Fav...Oh wow!...I think it's a good product for slightly darker skin tones....i received this product as a free sample and i'm so happy I got this opportunity because with this I received two their becca products and i'm honestly so amazed with all of them especially this one I love the way it blurs my imperfections like pores and it's so soft of my skin and gets rid of all the excess oils on my skin one of the best powders i'm tried in a while
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

my hero...Love it...However, I'm not sure that I would recommend it for those with darker skin tones, because I think the effect is noticeably lightening....It does cover oily or shiny skin tone well, and I guess for a long enough while, but I live in a humid environment so my skin always ends up shiny again.
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.
Size 0.35 oz/ 10 g · ITEM 1889963
COLOR: Light Translucent [ 1 more colors ]
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$35.00

love !...My fav!...I'm not a dark skinned girl....I'm am allergic to talc and can't use a lot of setting powders, this one is amazing, you don't need a lot and it sets your face without making it look like a dry crusty mess, which is a problem with a lot of setting powders, I will never use a different powder again I found my holy grail
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
Size 0.26 oz/ 7.5 g · ITEM 2081404
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$34.00

Big win!...Love it!...Smooth, translucent finish, even on dark skin!...I use this in combination with a primer a d the all nighter setting spray like I do with all my setting powders but this one truly doesn't budge.
What it is:
A weightless setting powder that makes any foundation totally waterproof, for a mattified complexion that lasts all day, no matter what.

What it does:
Urban Decay’s All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder offers a high-tech formula that blurs the look of pores and imperfections and blocks shine without dulling your inner glow. Cry, sweat, get wet—your makeup will stay waterproof and flawless for up to 11 hours. Simply buff the powder over your foundation for long-lasting, locked-in coverage. Then, finish up with your blush and highlighter routine.

What else you need to know:
This feather-light formula is completely translucent, so it works on a wide range of skin tones and with any foundation. All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder smooths the appearance of skin, adds luminosity and extends the life of foundation, so there’s no need to reapply it, even in hot climates.

Urban Decay is 100 percent cruelty-free.
ITEM 1768290
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$37.00

So good...work it...Good quality powder, not for dark skin...I don't know what this does or has in it I think it's magic, because it just makes my skin glow that's the best way I can After going through gosh I can't even count how many setting powders I finally went into Sephora and got some advice and this lovely angel of a woman introduced me to this product.
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 0.09 oz/ 2.7 g · ITEM 2037588
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$25.00

Love it...SO FINE...Great Setting Powder even for Dark Skin!...This setting Powder was my favorite part of the Becca bright eyes that I received from Influenster for testing purposes it's not too kinky it filled in the lines that I usually have under my eyes were creases in it sucks when I can't find something that works good enough to last all day and not show any creases or wrinkles and this filled in every crack it filled and everything and when I take pictures it doesn't show like a ghost affect it's perfectly smooth and with my face it last all day lik
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 0.35 oz/ 10 g · ITEM 1452663
COLOR: Deep [ 1 more colors ]
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$35.00

Love !...Love it...I like my dark skin and this helps to keep me looking dark verses faded....If you're going to look for a setting powder, either get the light if you're a bit tan like me, or get the bare minerals setting powder; they're amazing plus they're like $15 cheaper or something like that.
What it is:
A talc-free, sheer, loose powder that sets makeup, extending wear and imparting a matte finish to the skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This talc-free, loose setting powder instantly imparts a soft-focus, matte finish to the skin, extending wear and minimizing transfer without adding any color to the skin. Great for baking without looking chalky or ashy, the formula contains kaolin clay and oil-absorbing microspheres to minimize oil and improve the appearance of pores.

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

What else you need to know:
Find your Setting Powder shade by matching it to these Cover FX foundation shades: Cover FX Shades 0-40: Light Setting Powder, Cover FX Shades 50-85: Medium Setting Powder, or Cover FX Shades 90-125: Deep Setting Powder.

A convenient sifter minimizes mess and ensures less product waste. This product is clinically tested, vegan, and free of fragrance, gluten, mineral oil, and talc.
Size Standard Size Translucent - 0.67 oz · ITEM 1822204
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$30.00

love it...New Fav...I like this powder, I do not use a lot of setting powders since I have dry skin but when I got this in my influenster box with two of the concealers, I had to use it to set the concealer....I purchased this product because I loved the lyric yellow setting powder on the kvd palette but then realized it didn't have that hint of yellow but I still gave it a try and it's amazing it has a hint of sparkles but unnoticeable on the face it highlights good and doesn't leave a white powder on the face like other powders
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

love it...In love...I use this under my eyes and all over my face and then I use my Laura mercier powder, only in my tzone area, because I get super oily there and I find that if I use this all over, I look a little more oily in my tzone than I would like....I received this product free from influenster in exchange for my honest review and I can confidently say this will replacing my title for holy grail setting powder both in my career as a makeup artist and personal life!
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
ITEM 1478239
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$37.00

LOVE !...I LOVE...I think that for dry skin this powder might not be the best fit, obviously I don't know for sure, but on my skin it works so well to matify that I think it might leave dry skin looking flat....I used it for the first time on a gym day (my trainer pushes me and I look like a drown rat after) I was very pleased that I actually looked ok after I could see how oil-absorbing this product really is.
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 0.4 oz/ 11 g · ITEM 1307479
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$38.00

In Love...New fav...I have combination skin and I am fair, I cannot imagine how anyone with darker skin colors could use this....3 suggestions - 1)not really for all skin tones as stated since even on my pale skin, it does create a paler complexion, 2) Only use in T zone as it does create a fairly matte effect; 3) I found it works better with my normal powder brush than the intended fan brush, so save yourself the $.
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.
Size 0.56 oz · ITEM 1961135
COLOR: Universal Shade [ 2 more colors ]
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$33.00

love !...Love it...Bought this in Medium, I already own Laura Mercier in Dark comparing the two Too Faced in Medium is the best for being finely milled, laying a diffused look on the skin without creasing over concealer near the eye and I love it....I do think this is a good powder - it keeps my makeup in place all day and it blurs the skin well, but if you're looking for a good setting powder, I'd go for TF's Peach Perfect one.
What it is:
A silky, lightweight powder that sets makeup for a perfect, luminous finish.

What it does:
This setting powder provides a veil of perfecting luminosity for a finish so natural, they’ll think you were Born This Way. The formula is infused with hyaluronic acid, which gives a smoother, more youthful appearance. This silky, lightweight powder is now available in three versatile shades, one for every skin tone.

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