Top Powders

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If you're looking to add a little bit of sparkle to your life, facial powders are an easy solution. Not only do they help to set makeup and reduce shine, but they can also provide a subtle highlight to your cheeks and forehead. With so many options available, it can be hard to decide which one is best for you. These are some of the best powders for adding shine and luster to your life.

MAC CosmeticsMineralize Skinfinish Natural Face Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10 g·ITEM: 2099612

Color: Light Plus - pale golden beige

50 Reviews

$59.50

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!...My favorite ever powder. I will never not use this powder!...best mineral powder but packaging needs work

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.

Wander BeautyWanderlust Powder Foundation

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2284388

Color: Rich Deep - deep with warm brown undertones

295 Reviews

$53.00

Best Powder Foundation...I've used all the best full coverage powder foundations...Tarte, Kat Von D, etc, and this is far and beyond the best to cover rednesss and not look caked or chalky. ...I love this powder. I own several powders and by far when I find this in my bag, I fall in love with it all over again.

Coverage:
✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
An innovative, hydrating, ultra-fine powder foundation with globally sourced, skin-loving ingredients that glide on and last all day.

What it does:
Wanderlust Powder Foundation provides full coverage with an incredibly natural-looking finish. The lightweight and ultra-fine powder absorbs excess oil and minimizes pores without ever looking cakey. It’s infused with aloe leaf extract to moisturize skin and restore suppleness while hibiscus flower extract evens out your skin tone and increases the look of your skin’s elasticity.

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530534

Color: 4W1 - 10 (medium beige with red undertones)

694 Reviews

$71.00

Powder Love!...This powder is awesome. #16 is my perfect color match, for summer and into fall. ...Best Powder Ever...This truly is the best powder I have ever used! It is very natural but covers well.

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.

CLINIQUESuperpowder Double Face Makeup Foundation

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10.5 g·ITEM: 51979

Color: Matte Neutral

708 Reviews

$53.00

BEST POWDER EVER!...I have oily skin and this powder is amazing to put over foundation. I've tired many powders and this one is my life saver. ...Nice light powder...It also doesn't cause a bunch of dust or loose powder like some compact powders can.

Coverage:
✔ Full

Skin type:
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
A long-wearing, two-in-one, powder and foundation in a portable compact.

What it does:
Get a powder and foundation combined in one portable compact. The long-wearing, full-coverage powder works as an over-foundation finisher or as a powder foundation. The extra-cling formula provides double coverage, yet leaves the skin with a natural skin-perfecting look.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

KVD BeautyLock-It Powder Foundation Refills

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2187599

Color: Deep 205 - deep sycamore

25 Reviews

$49.00

THANK YOU SO MUCH for a pale foundation powder shade. Only foundation powder pale enough for me, I love you for this I am the lightest shade fair 105...I give five stars because of the shades, I’m extremley fair and I HATE translucent powders I only like powder foundations and I have a really hard time with everyone else’s brands lightest shade, there lightest shade is like 50 times to dark for me.

What it is: An individual vegan powder foundation refill that delivers fast, full coverage, blurring, and extreme long wear in a magnetic pan.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: Lock-It Powder Foundation is formulated with rice powder extract to blur away imperfections, while kaolin, a clay mineral, helps give a diffused-matte finish without feeling dry. It’s ideal for a range of skin types, including oily, dry, textured, and smooth.

NARSSoft Matte Advanced Perfecting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz / 9 g·ITEM: 2647030

Color: Bay - medium with warm tone

101 Reviews

$52.00

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

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
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

Lise WatierBlush-On Powder

Size: 0.14 oz/ 4 g·ITEM: 2133692

Color: Beige De Désert - warm coral

14 Reviews

$36.00

Hands down my favorite powder blush. I have 2 shades that I go through all the time, which are Libertine and Natural Glow. ...Absolutely love the moka blush powder! I know it seems too dark but once you apply it on the skin it’s such a pale beautiful colour!

What it is:
A blush with a velvety powder texture for easy application.

What it does:
This velvety blush provides a natural, radiant glow to enhance your complexion.

tarteShape Tape™ Glow Powder

Size: 0.24 oz/ 7 g·ITEM: 2453314

Color: sunlit - sheer opalescent glow

16 Reviews

$49.00

This is the best all over glow powder I have ever used. I have tons of different highlighters and powders from Hourglass, Tom Ford, Natasha Denona, Dior. ...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.

Bobbi BrownSkin Weightless Powder Foundation

Size: 0.38 oz/ 11 g·ITEM: 1646173

Color: 8 Walnut - rich brown with red undertones; for dark skin

136 Reviews

$73.00

It shouldn’t be called foundation because there is very little coverage. It’s just a basic powder compact with even less coverage than most powders....Beautiful weightless powder...The beauty of this powder,however, is if I want I can wet the included sponge and turn the powder into a lightweight foundation, if needed.

What it is: A creamy, cashmere-like powder that delivers a buffed, polished finish and lasting wear in a convenient compact—available in true-to-skin shades.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: This oil-free powder has a soft, creamy texture that feels smooth and comfortable with adjustable, natural-looking coverage. It blends evenly and seamlessly onto skin and conceals imperfections, fine lines, and pores for a finish that stays fresh and keeps skin shine-free. It is also best for normal to oily skin.

KVD BeautyLock-It Finishing Powder Refill

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 1927201

Color: Deep

31 Reviews

$30.00

THE BEST BLURRING POWDER EVER...This is meant to be a finishing powder and it doesn't even claim to blur pores but this powder is AMAZING. ...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.

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.

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“Surprisingly enough, my skin still looks great somehow with this powder even after an intensely sweaty workout at the gym”
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“I've been looking for the perfect powder- easy for travel, blotting ability, dusting ability- this is it”
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“This one has such a fine and beautiful shimmer no sparkles just a glow! I cannot recommend this product enough and the poor Sephora product advisor literally showed me every powder highlighter because I was not buying another sparkly product”
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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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“Creamy powder that melts like a gooey filter over the skin without feeling heavy or containing glitter/shimmer”
White Makeup Powders
“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”
Best Powder Blush
“Absolutely love the moka blush powder! I know it seems too dark but once you apply it on the skin it’s such a pale beautiful colour”
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“The primer is a bit thinner and more watery than some other primers, but that makes for easy and even application”
Pink Powders
“When I first opened this I thought it was a blush lol. I’ve used pink setting powders before like the one from Becca but I’ve never used a pink finishing powder before”