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

676 Reviews

$27.00

I use liquid foundation and then set it with the nars powder and once I'm done with my face makeup my last step is dusting this powder over everything and let me just say you end up with a soft extremely beautiful glow!! ...Magic Pixie Dust...This is the magic, that the slight dust is all you need. I have used similar ultra-fine powders: MUFE HD, Laura Mercier invisible powder, UD Razor Sharp, Benefit Powderflauge...Nars is different.

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.

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: 2099620

Color: Medium - soft creamy beige

50 Reviews

$59.50

My favorite ever powder. I will never not use this powder!...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: 2476950

Color: Bisque Bombshell - light with neutral undertones

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.

$76.00

I’ve been using this powder for 3 weeks and been able to… overuse it, under-do it, and find the perfect application. ...Combo of 3 powders...I just mix the three powders in that 2017 palette to get this exact powder!

What it is: An innovative finishing powder that blurs, smooths, and brightens the complexion.

Coverage: Sheer

Finish: Radiant and Natural

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: This first-of-its-kind finishing powder features two Ambient Lighting powders and an Ambient Strobe Highlighter in one mélange.

GivenchyPrisme Libre Loose Setting and Finishing Powder

Size: 0.42 oz/ 14.50 mL·ITEM: 2364651

Color: 6 Flanelle Epicée - for deep skintones

3K Reviews

$81.00

Beautiful Finishing Powder...I absolutely love this powder from Givenchy!! There are four powders in this one finishing powder - 2 of the powders are for color correction & the other 2 are for radiance. ...A good setting powder that makes your makeup set and be matte, while also highlighting your skin subtly.

What it is: An ultra finely milled setting powder that resists caking and is designed to mattify, blur, & illuminate the complexion for a perfected makeup result.

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Loose Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin E: provides antioxidant protection

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“It's buttery and so illuminating. It is pigmented with enough glow to illuminate the face”
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“love the powder, feels good, finish is beautiful wont use any other powder from now on. the only reason i give it a 4 is bc when i first got it i dropped it and the entire thing shattered. so the packaging needs working on. product itself is great”
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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”