Dusting Powders

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Dusting powders are used to absorb oils and moisture and smooth the skin. They are available in a variety of fragrances, colors, and textures.

$47.50

I've been looking for the perfect powder- easy for travel, blotting ability, dusting ability- this is it! ...I can make it work with the lightest dusting but it would be lovely if there were more shades!

What it is: A lightweight, refillable, pressed finishing powder that layers smoothly over foundation for a fresh, soft-matte finish that lasts all day.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Enriched with skin conditioners and ultra-fine absorbing powders that help blot away excess oil, this powder is designed to appear invisible on most complexions and won't settle in fine lines. Compact is refillable—once you hit pan, just pop in a refill (sold separately). It includes a cushion-puff applicator.

NARSMini Light Reflecting Setting Powder

Size: .11 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2550499

Color: Crystal - very light to light

22 Reviews

$27.00

I use the littlest amount on cheeks amd what’s left dust around face for a Very subtle glow...I have tried many setting powders. So many of them looked “chalky” on my face or you could see where I had put the powder.

What it is: A bestselling pressed powder that locks makeup in place for a luminous, photo-ready finish.


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Microfine Mineral Powders: Glycerin and vitamin E help guard against dryness and keep skin comfortable.
- Light Reflecting Complex™: Helps restore skin’s youthful-looking radiance.
- Photochromic Technology: Diffuses light so skin looks radiant all day long.

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

KVD BeautyLock-It Finishing Powder Refill

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 1927201

Color: Deep

31 Reviews

$30.00

Living for the fact that when used as baking my under eyes are not left ashy or crepe - I’m in my 30s so this effect is so desired!! More expensive powders have not achieved the results this powder delivers....MY HOLY GRAIL MATTE POWDER...I can even use a light dusting underneath my eyes as well. Literally my go-to!

What it is: A weightless pressed finishing powder that layers smoothly over foundation for a perfected, soft-matte complexion that lasts all day.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This pressed powder is enriched with ultrafine absorbing powders to help blot away excess oil, so it keeps your complexion looking fresh and radiant without settling in fine lines. The compact is refillable—once you hit the pan, simply pop in a new refill. It also includes a cushion-puff applicator.

tarteShape Tape™ Glow Powder

Size: 0.24 oz/ 7 g·ITEM: 2453314

Color: sunlit - sheer opalescent glow

16 Reviews

$49.00

I am on my fourth pan now and have my mom and best friend using it as well. This is a finishing powder, not a highlight, and I dust this all over my face after I set with a setting powder. ...I have never gotten more compliments on my makeup than when I started using this powder.

What it is: A light-reflective finishing powder with up to 12 golden hours of wear.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Diamond Powder: Blurs and diffuses imperfections.
- Amazonian Clay: Delivers better, longer, truer wear.
- Mineral Pigments: Soothe and soften skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This talc-free baked finishing powder is the powder version of a glow wand.

GUERLAINMétéorites Illuminating & Color Correcting Powder Compact

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 2192656

Color: 4 Golden - dark to very dark

20 Reviews

$80.00

If you are sensitive to smells/ perfumes but want a finishing powder with a glow, then go for the Hourglass ambient powders. ...The Guerlain Meteorites Compact is an absolutely beautiful set of powders. I use this as a finishing powder, swirling all shades together.

What it is: A travel version of the legendary pearls to color-correct, mattify, and delicately brighten the complexion.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Stardust Technology: Diamond powder encapsulated in microspheres creates a brilliant, color-corrective halo.
- Perfecting, Light-Diffusing Pearls: Harmoniously blend to create a pure halo of radiance tailored to your complexion.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Météorites’ legendary pearls have been finely pressed and reborn in a harmony of four complexion-enhancing shades to offer the perfect amount of light adapted to each skin tone.

MAC CosmeticsMineralize Skinfinish Natural Face Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2099687

Color: Medium Dark - caramel beige

48 Reviews

$59.50

I have been looking around for a good setting powder for ages!! I hate looking super matte and dry so I figured a baked powder would be best. ...When I am doing "quick makeup" I will use a fluffy brush to dust it all over and set my foundation. I also carry it as a touch up powder throughout the day.

What it is:
A slow-baked powder with M·A·C Multi-Mineral Complex that provides a natural, dimensional finish.

What it does:
This luxurious, slow-baked domed face powder with low-level pearlized pigments provides a dimensional yet natural-satin finish. Featuring the M·A·C Multi-Mineral Complex and vitamin E, it can be used to set foundation and to touch-up makeup throughout the day and is perfect for contouring the face and body.

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested and non-acnegenic.

$38.00

This is more a press in powder, whereas I like my Hourglass Veil as a light dusting finishing setting powder if that makes sense. ...I put off trying this powder because of the price but after many fails with other powders, I decided to try this.

What it is: A talc-free loose setting powder that is infused with hyaluronic acid for comfortable, up to 16-hour wear and ultra-blurring power.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Loose Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Makes the powder comfortable for all skin types.
- Amino Acid and Silica Powders: Create a soft-focus effect on fine lines, pores, and imperfections.

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:

Fashion FairIconic Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 8.6 g·ITEM: 2476943

Color: Black Blonde - banana: brightening for all skin tones

34 Reviews

$47.50

Great powder. Nice over the FF cream to powder and the flex stick foundations. ...love love love this powder...I’m so happy to have my favorite powder in my favorite store.

What it is: An ultra-lightweight, oil-absorbing powder that instantly sets—or refreshes—makeup at home and on the go.

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“I loved the blush colored pouch it comes in and the gold compact is very high quality. I could smell the perfume but it wasn’t overpowering”
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“It's buttery and so illuminating. It is pigmented with enough glow to illuminate the face”
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“It looks so beautiful and natural on the skin, and I prefer it over actual setting powders. It helps give that extra bit of coverage”
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“I’ve tried most popular setting powders and this by far is my favorite. I’ve included an unedited picture of myself wearing the face powder in 2.5 and the yellow setting powder”
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“This is okay but you have to be really careful you apply it properly so there's no white powder left on your face. Also, it can dry out your face a bit if you have combo/dry skin”