Loose Powder Foundations

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Powder foundations are a popular choice for many women, as they are easy to apply and can be worn in any setting. Loose powder foundations are a great option for those who want to control the amount of product that gets applied to their face.

ILIASoft Focus Finishing Powder

Size: 0.32 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1930429

Color: Fade Into You - translucent

481 Reviews


I surprisingly love this powder! As a person of color I tend to stay away from translucent powders as they don’t appear translucent on my skin. ...I don't usually use loose nor setting powders but I will definitely use this one! ...Only powder for me

What it is: A clean, talc-free setting powder that weightlessly blurs, smooths, and cuts shine with a soft-focus finish that won’t flashback.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aloe: Keeps skin feeling soft and supple.
- Bamboo: Helps to balance oil and leave skin’s surface shine-free.
- Rosemary Leaf: Soothes irritation.

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, and comes in recyclable packaging.

KVD BeautyLock-It Refillable Mattifying Pressed Finishing Powder

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 2376242

Color: Light/Medium

348 Reviews


My normal routine was to use my Blotterazzi to get the oil and then put a bit of lock-it foundation powder to seal it back up. Instead for the past 2 days at first signs of oil, I used the Blotterazzi then patted a bit of this new blotting powder and OMG it lasts so long and it's AMAZING! ...Amazing for setting foundation!!...If you have issues with loose powders too i highly suggest giving this a shot.

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


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.

bareMineralsbareMinerals Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Size: 0.28 oz·ITEM: 1921824

Color: Neutral Deep 29 - for deepest skin with neutral undertones

19.3K Reviews


This is the best foundation. Powder goes on flawlessly...Best Foundation/Powder...The Light bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation has been the best foundation/powder that I have used.

Skin type:
✔ Normal

What it is:
A mineral-based foundation that delivers all the flawless coverage you want with a natural luminous finish.

What it does:
With just five pure ingredients, bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation delivers flawless coverage and the creamy minerals are clinically proven to improve the appearance of skin over time. It looks like a powder, feels like a cream, and buffs on like silk, giving skin a natural luminosity while feeling as if you are not wearing any makeup at all.

KVD BeautyLock-It Setting Powder

ITEM: 1822204

Size: Standard Size Translucent - 0.67 oz

2.9K Reviews


I find it very similar to my Laura Mercier loose translucent setting powder. It is just a bit more silky and less drying in my opinion. ...The loose translucent loose powder leaves my makeup flawless all day.

What it is: A weightless translucent loose powder to set and perfect for a flawless, locked-in finish.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Loose 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: The Lock-It Setting Powder is formulated with micro-blurring technology to softly diffuse pores for a velvety-matte, photo-ready finish. This universal translucent setting powder is truly undetectable on a range of skin tones, so everyone can lock down and mattify their makeup without a trace.

HourglassVeil™ Translucent Setting Powder - Talc Free

Size: Standard Size Translucent - .36 oz / 10.5 g·ITEM: 2071769

Color: Translucent

2K Reviews


Holy grail translucent powder!...I have tried so many different loose “translucentpowders that I have been let down by. ...You can’t go wrong with this powder. Loose powder that does not take away the dewy look of hydrating foundations.

What it is: An ultra-refined, talc-free loose powder that is designed to give skin a naturally flawless finish.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

Finish: Natural

Loose Powder

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know:
This finely milled, weightless powder is formulated with soft-focus light-reflecting particles to instantly blur imperfections and minimize the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles for effortlessly smooth skin.

Laura MercierMini Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Size: 0.33 oz/ 9.3g·ITEM: 2250520

Color: Translucent - perfect for very fair to medium skintones

6.6K Reviews


I've tried a lot of powders for setting makeup and didn't think I would prefer this over a foundation powder with more coverage. ...I've been trying to find a loose translucent powder that would work well with my skin.

What it is:
A mini, cult-favorite and award-winning, silky powder with a touch of sheer coverage to set makeup for up to 16 hours of wear.

What it does:
This mini setting powder locks in makeup for long-lasting wear, without adding weight or texture.

Laura MercierTranslucent Loose Setting Powder

Size: 1 oz/ 29 g·ITEM: 1926435

Color: Translucent Medium Deep - perfect for medium deep to the deepest skintones

9.6K Reviews


It’s such a great powder. This is my first loose translucent powder, and I’m glad it was my first. ...Best loose translucent powder!

What it is: A lightweight, easy-to-apply, loose powder that blends effortlessly to set makeup for up to 16 hours of wear.

What Else You Need to Know: This award-winning powder locks in makeup for long-lasting wear without adding weight or texture. It absorbs oil and reduces shine all day, creating a flawless, matte finish with no flashback in photos. These truly-translucent shades work on all skin tones, and create a soft-focus effect to subtly blur fine lines and imperfections.

Anastasia Beverly HillsTranslucent Loose Setting Powder

Size: 0.9 oz/ 25 g·ITEM: 2270569

Color: Translucent - colorless

839 Reviews


I really enjoyed this translucent powder . The only reason why I would ever go for translucent powder is , because i hate switching foundations product to find my color tone powder . ...This stuff is AMAZING!!!!! I have tried SO many loose translucent setting powders and never like any of them until now!!!

What it is: A lightweight, super-fine powder formula that goes on smoothly as it absorbs oil, minimizes shine, and leaves you with a flawless, matte finish.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Perfect, brighten, and set makeup in place with the ABH Loose Setting Powder. Available in four natural-toned shades and one universal translucent shade, this silky formula gives the complexion a seamless, soft-focus effect while blurring the look of imperfections and extending the wear of your makeup.

MorpheBake & Set Setting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2556447

Color: Translucent

49 Reviews


Blends into skin easily and sets liquid foundation well. Actuay translucent and doesn't seem to lighten my foundation. ...Great affordable powder...Pretty good powder! I was very nicely surprised as usually I go for more pricy powders.

What it is: A loose powder that seamlessly locks in makeup with a perfectly matte finish and zero flashback.

Coverage: Medium


Loose Powder

What Else You Need to Know: This loose powder has an oil-absorbing formula that bakes and sets makeup. It leaves you with a shine-free, zero-flashback matte finish.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

ITEM: 1911387

Size: Mini Size Translucent - 0.14 oz/ 4 g - Translucent

426 Reviews


Best setting powder for undereye and eyelid setting. I like to mix with Two Faced Peach Loose Powder or Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder for the rest of my own face! ...I've been using this translucent loose powder for a few years now (the old formula and the current formula), and I can only say the best things about it!

What it is:
An award-winning finishing powder that’s ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to create unfiltered perfection for all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your make up routine, this finishing powder blur the look of your skin’s imperfections. Revamped and now more transparent, weightless, and blurring than ever, this is the ultimate finishing powder.

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