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setting powders for dark skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for setting powders for dark skin.

If you're looking for a setting powder that will help keep your makeup in place all day long, look no further than this list of setting powders. These powders will help you achieve a smooth, natural-looking finish that will last all day long.

beautyblenderBOUNCE™ Soft Focus Gemstone Setting Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2247773

Color: Topaz - medium range

643 Reviews

$32.00

Setting powder...I was not too happy with the color. It sets your makeup fine but the color was a bit too dark for my skin. ...Nice talc free powder...I really like this setting powder to set my face. I like that it is talc free and it really helps smooth the look of pores.

What it is: A super-blurring, airy gemstone powder that sets makeup and absorbs oil, giving life to your skin without dryness or caking.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Loose Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Moisturizes.
- Rose Quartz: Energizes skin.
- Freshwater Pearls: Add radiance.

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, and cruelty-free.

GucciMatte Beauty Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2356541

Color: 05 Medium - neutral undertones

122 Reviews

$62.00

The product smells amazing and luxurious, I’d say the finish is semi matte but definitely doesn’t make the skin look cakey. This set my under eyes beautifully, and I normally have issues with other setting powders still allowing mascara to transfer, but that didn’t happen with this product! ...I tried it with a powder brush but it settled heavy on my foundation, once I used the powder puff it comes with the powder set smoothly.

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.

KajaJoystick Brightening Undereye Setting Powder

Size: 0.09 oz/ 2.6 g·ITEM: 2395101

Color: 01 Bonus Banana - transparent with banana brightening powders for medium to deep skin

43 Reviews

$20.00

I took a chance on it since the reviews were mixed but it’s such a nice setting powder and it really does help my dark circles (they don’t disappear completely but good enough for zoom meetings!)....First off it is really small (fits in palm of hand small) but I don't mind I have lots of setting powders. But it set my under eye beautifully without making it look dry.

What it is: A weightless, ultra-transparent, silky-smooth pressed powder for setting and brightening with no cakiness or white cast.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Brightening Powders: Softly reflect light to brighten skin.
- Silky, Ultra-Transparent Powders: Give skin a smoothed look with no cakiness or white cast.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This natural-finish formula has brightening powders to softly reflect light and brighten the look of dark circles.

ONE/SIZE by Patrick StarrrMini Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder

Size: 0.23 oz/ 6.5g·ITEM: 2396216

Color: Dark/Deep - for dark to very deep skin tones

1.1K Reviews

$16.00

Lightweight Powder...This powder is very lightweight and easy to use. It sets really nicely on the skin and leaves a nice matte finish. ...Great translucent powder!...It reminds me of the Laura Mercier setting powder. I use it to set my whole face, but it also works well to set undereye concealer.

What it is: A superfine powder with a soft matte finish and blurring effect that lasts up to 14 hours and is perfect for everyday setting and buildable baking.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Performance Powder Microspheres: Create a silky-smooth texture.
- Surface-Treated Pigments: Aid in skin adhesion.
- Soft-Focus Powders: Visibly blur fine lines and improve the look of textured skin.

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

ONE/SIZE by Patrick StarrrUltimate Blurring Setting Powder

Size: 1.2 oz/ 34.5g·ITEM: 2396273

Color: Dark/Deep - for dark to very deep skin tones

1.1K Reviews

$30.00

Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder...These powders set my makeup so well! It especially blurs all texture areas! ...This setting powder is fantastic for an all day wear! At first I thought the translucent shade would’ve been too dark but it was perfect!

What it is: A superfine powder with a soft matte finish and blurring effect that lasts up to 14 hours and is perfect for everyday setting and buildable baking.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Performance Powder Microspheres: Create a silky-smooth texture.
- Surface-Treated Pigments: Aid in skin adhesion.
- Soft-Focus Powders: Visibly blur fine lines and improve the look of textured skin.

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

$25.00

Great setting powder...Shade matches perfectly for me and helps set my concealer under my eyes....Worth the hype. Best powder that blends on the skins seamlessly. The size is small and can pop in pursue for touch up.

What it is: An ultra-fine setting powder in a perfect try-me mini size that blurs the look of imperfections and visibly reduces shine.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rose Wax and Almond Oil: Help to nourish, soften, and moisturize skin.
- Light-Reflecting Pearlescent Pigments: Diffuse light as it hits your face for a luminous complexion.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This breathable, micro-fine powder gives you an immaculate-looking complexion and acts like a luxe, micro-fine cashmere veil.

LYS BeautyTriple Fix Setting Powder

Size: 0.23 oz/ 6.5 g·ITEM: 2437523

Color: Loyalty - dark/deep - for dark to very deep skin tones

70 Reviews

$18.00

Great for even dry skin!...This blurs and sets my makeup without emphasizing my texture. I can use this powder under my eyes, and set my entire face without having issues! ...best powder ever. so blurring and moisturizing. i used it to set my highlighted areas but I wish they had one or two more shades in between medium/tan and dark/deep so I can use it to set my whole face

What it is: A translucent, pressed setting powder that blurs the skin and locks complexion products in place while absorbing excess oil for a natural-matte finish.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide: Reduces the appearance of pores and addresses excess shine.
- Green Tea Extract: Provides antioxidant benefits that soothe and replenish skin.
- Sodium Hyaluronate: Retains skin moisture and visibly plumps fine lines.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This clean, talc-free, finely milled pressed setting powder buffs beautifully into skin as it blurs and locks makeup in place for all-day perfection and no white cast.

Armani BeautyLuminous Silk Glow Setting Powder

ITEM: 2439099

Color: 6.5 - medium to tan with a neutral undertone

414 Reviews

$64.00

sets well...I was in awe with how well it sets my makeup and how flawless it makes my skin look. ...Love this powder. Perfect for setting under your eyes. Sets your concealer without looking dry and helps brighten.

What it is: A long-wearing setting powder that provides a flawless radiant finish.

What Else You Need to Know: The translucent, lightweight pressed powder transforms into a skin-matching veil of sheer coverage that eliminates flash-back and doesn’t cake or settle into fine lines. The lightweight finishing powder layers on effortlessly while blurring imperfections, locks in makeup, and leaves your skin with a long-lasting glow and natural finish.

Danessa Myricks BeautyEvolution Setting Powder

Size: 0.39 oz/ 11 g·ITEM: 2439446

Color: 2.5 - light brown

32 Reviews

$24.00

I tried Laura mercier powder years ago and it turned me off of setting powders. ...Best setting powder in the game! This looks so beautiful when I use it to set my concealer!!!

What it is: A micro-fine translucent setting and finishing powder that helps reduce shine and sets your makeup in place for all-day, transfer-resistant wear.

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 and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Evolution Powder Setting Powder was designed to help lock in your makeup and absorb excess shine without drying out your skin.

Artist CoutureMulti Use Beauty Setting Powder

Size: 0.24 oz/ 7g·ITEM: 2462844

Color: Crème Brûlée - light, yellow undertone

13 Reviews

$34.00

My new go to setting powder! I love to use this to finish and set my makeup and leaves my skin looking blurred and filtered. ...So in love with this setting powder! It’s not cakey no matter how many times you set or pile on.

What it is: A multitasking beauty powder with light-to-medium coverage and a natural satin finish.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, oxybenzone, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Achieve the perfect, flawless finish with this multiuse beauty powder. This silky-smooth powder offers buildable coverage and prevents creasing while keeping your makeup in place.

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“Though I'm not sure about this being really medium, it is only a touch too dark for me and I am currently a fairly fair olive skin tone.”
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