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If you're looking to add a little bit of sparkle to your life, facial powders are an easy solution. These are some of the best powders for adding shine and luster to your life.

GucciMatte Beauty Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2356509

Color: 01 Fair - warm undertones

150 Reviews


I think I have found my new setting powder!! This product is amazing. The powder goes on so smoothly and creates a flawless complexion. ...Cute and classy! Comes with powder pad under pressed powder. It was nice fresh scented products! ...Best Setting Powder!

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.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONMatte Perfection Powder Foundation

Size: 0.264 oz/ 7.5 g·ITEM: 1787902

Color: 68 Deep Mocha

1.5K Reviews


Great powder...I have tried many powders, and this by far is my favorite....Love this powder, even though I have dry skin it doesn’t make my dry skin look cakey like other powders can, but I do use it on top of liquid foundation as my setting powder because I like really full coverage and this powder blurs everything!!

What it is: A creamy, medium coverage powder foundation with a lightweight, buildable formula and a natural, matte finish.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

What Else You Need to Know: The FlexMatte technology in this formula creates medium buildable, weightless coverage that moves with your skin and doesn't crack, cake, or clog your pores. Not tested on animals and complies with international product safety requirements.

NARSSoft Matte Advanced Perfecting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz / 9 g·ITEM: 2647055

Color: High Tide - medium-deep with warm tone

91 Reviews


I had high expectations from this powder. The soft matte foundation is great and I thought this will pair perfectly but it doesn’t smooth as nicely as other setting powders I have. ...This has taken over all of my other face powders. I still use something different under the eyes, but this powder is so versatile for me.

What it is: A multi-purpose, skin-perfecting powder that blurs imperfections, smooths the look of skin, and sets makeup for up to 24 hours.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cocoa Butter-Treated Mica Minerals: Allow the formula to glide on effortlessly, leaving skin feeling like silk.
- Niacinamide: Minimizes the appearance of pores and absorbs oil over time.
- Adaptive Oil-Control Technology: Dual-powder system traps excess sebum and mattifies oily areas.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLE

SEPHORA COLLECTIONSephora Colorful® Contour Matte Powder

Size: 0.12 oz / 3.5 g·ITEM: 2711281

Color: 03 Medium to Deep - medium to deep skin tones

27 Reviews


My new favorite contour powder....Layers well over foundation with setting powder....It’s also a very blend able hydrating powder that will work well for all skin types. Definitely try it if no other contours have worked for you

What it is: An ultra-fine, highly pigmented matte contour powder to effortlessly sculpt and define.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

What Else You Need to Know: This powder is the perfect partner for creating a quick, natural, contoured look. With its extra fine and weightless powder veil, it delivers intense and adjustable pigmentation from the first brush stroke. It comes in four cool-toned shades specially designed to create the illusion of natural shadow, adding shape and dimension to strategic areas of the face.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Pressed Powder

Size: 0.07 oz/ 2 g·ITEM: 1916659

Color: Translucent - for light to medium skin tones

71 Reviews


This powder is the best in the world! The texture is like silk and unlike other powders it does not leave a white film on the skin cause its finely milled. ...I apply this powder with a brush to just touch up any oily areas.

What it is:
A finishing powder that is ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to impart unfiltered perfection on all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your makeup routine, this pressed powder blurs, smooths, and reduces shine with the even, naturally matte coverage of ULTRA HD Pressed Powder.

Artist CoutureMulti Use Beauty Setting Powder

Size: 0.24 oz/ 7g·ITEM: 2462810

Color: Brown Sugar - dark, neutral undertone

16 Reviews


This powder is so good for a mid day touch up whether it’s on top of product or on bare skin. ...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.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONSephora Colorful® Powder Luminizer

Size: 0.12 oz / 3.5 g·ITEM: 2711760

Color: 02 Sparkling Honey - warm champagne tone

122 Reviews


Absolutely beautiful for highlighting the tops of my cheekbones!...I’ve worn it multiple times since getting it. It applies well on top of creams or powders. I like to use a dense brush to apply it, it’s a bit firmer pressed.

What it is: An illuminating powder highlighter that instantly lights up the complexion and boosts its natural glow.

Coverage: Light



What Else You Need to Know: Meet the with luminizer with a gel-powder texture that boosts skin’s radiance. Its secret? Micro-pearls incorporated into a transparent gel-powder formula that lets their light shine through. Upon application, its hybrid texture combines the strength of a liquid highlighter with the lightness of a powder highlighter and leaves a sparkling film on the skin with a weightless finish. Want to achieve pearlescent, golden, rosy, or bronze highlights? This highlighter comes in six radiant shades that instantly enhance

tarteAmazonian clay blurring powder foundation

Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2641348

Color: 26N Light-Medium Neutral - light to medium skin with a balance of warm & cool undertones

38 Reviews


I would recommend using a powder brush over a puff....My top 3 best pressed powder!...I was very surprised and in awe! love this powder..besides Mac that i used to buy, this one is the best I've ever try in my life, recommended 100%, and i like to apply with a brush on top of my foundation..i received many compliments about how fresh and young my face looks. great formula.

What it is: A blurring powder foundation with hyaluronic acid—like a filter in a compact, for up to 16 hours of flawless skin.

Coverage: Medium


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.

What Else You Need to Know: Th

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530534

Color: 10 - medium beige with yellow undertones

693 Reviews


My only complaint would be that the powder if very "thick and clumpy" if that makes sense and it's not really fine like some other powders so you need to make sure you're brushing off excess before application. ...Great Powder!...I love this powder! I first tried it on at Sephora because the makeup artist was helping me find my foundation shade in MUFE HD.

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.

Bobbi BrownMini Highlighting Powder

Size: .1 oz / 3 g·ITEM: 2101558

Color: Pink Glow - a soft pink shimmer

69 Reviews


No crazy smells, very good powder quality!...This powder is easy to apply and stays on for a long time.

What it is:
A high-impact, light-reflective powder that gives skin shimmering, rosy highlights, packaged in a go-anywhere mini, mirrored compact.

What it does:
Formulated with a clear base and highly-reflective pearl pigments, Highlighting Powder creates a flattering glow. Plus, the superfine, silky formula goes on smoothly and evenly and doesn’t settle into fine lines.

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

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“I love this new highlight color it’s perfect for that dramatic pop of shimmer every girl loves and shows on most skin tones”
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“Smells nice, and really luxury packaging. For the price there’s cheaper makeup that does as good as job without the price tag or luxury feel”
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“It applies very beautifully, and the glitter isn't over powering. Mine smashed before I could open it but honestly I think the loose powder helped with application”
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“It just leaves such a natural yet snatched finish! This is the only powder I use currently, even though I have about 30 setting’s BOMB”