Workout Powders

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If you're a fitness-minded individual, you know that the right makeup can make all the difference in your routine. Whether you're looking to highlight your eyes, cover up your skin concerns, or just add a little color to your cheeks, these products will help you look your best while you work out. Here are some of the favorites that we want for you.

bareMineralsMineral Veil Talc Free Setting Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 8.5 g·ITEM: 1073014

Color: Illuminating Mineral Veil - completely sheer with luminous finish

6.1K Reviews


Surprisingly enough, my skin still looks great somehow with this powder even after an intensely sweaty workout at the gym! ...Even after the gym, I had a bit of oil but nothing crazy. I’m stocking up.

What it is:
A weightless mineral setting powder that extends makeup wear while bluring and minimizing the appearance of fine lines and pores with no flashback.

What it does:
In a range of shades and finishes, Mineral Veil® Setting Powder is our cult favorite setting powder, versatile enough for all skintones and skin types. The light-as-a-feather, super smooth formulas blend onto skin without smudging the makeup you’re already wearing. Sheer and never cakey, Mineral Veil® Setting Powder weightlessly blurs and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and pores, whether it is applied over makeup or onto beautifully bare skin.

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


Literally the best blotting powder I have ever used!! My skin can be very oily due to the fact that I coach gymnastics and our gym is not air conditioned.. ...I keep this in my gym bag for after my workouts. It takes all the pink away, evens out my skin and doesn’t cake or leave any ‘white’ marks - it’s perfect.

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.

HUDA BEAUTYEasy Bake Loose Baking & Setting Powder

Size: 0.71 oz/ 20 g·ITEM: 2114122

Color: Coffee Cake - rich skin tones. golden and red undertones brighten and disguise under-eye darkness.

7.8K Reviews


This powder is now a holy grail. It makes my skin look airbrushed. ...I really enjoy how my finished look stays on with this setting powder. It makes my finish consistent and I don’t have to worry about what activity I’m doing (like going to the gym).

What It Is:

A lightly pigmented, silky setting powder that bakes & sets, blurs the look of fine lines, and locks in makeup for 10 hours with an airbrushed finish.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Vitamin E: Moisturizes and strengthens the skin barrier for a smooth application.

- Rice Starch Powder: Absorbs excess oil.

- Micronized Powder: Allows you to layer without caking.

tarteSmooth Operator™ Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Finishing Powder

Size: 0.39 oz/ 11 g·ITEM: 1659523

Color: Tan - medium complexions with olive undertones

981 Reviews


I love using this on days where I want lighter coverage or freshening up later in the day or after going to the gym. I used to breakout with traditional pressed powder. ...Tarte mineral pressed powder...Love mineral powders. This compact is super for dropping in purse and traveling.

What it is:

A mineral-based pressed powder.

What it does:

This whisper-light mineral pressed powder allows skin to breathe while treating it with soothing vitamins and minerals.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:

- Parabens

- Sulfates

- Phthalates

What else you need to know:

This powder contains Skinvigorating™ ingredients vitamin E, antioxidants that fight free radical damage, and mineral pigments, known for soothing and softening properties.

Laura MercierUltra-Blur Talc-Free Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Size: .7 oz / 20 g·ITEM: 2588523

Color: Honey - medium skin tones with olive, warm and golden undertones

628 Reviews


Great setting powder...Absolutely love this powder. It doesn’t leave me looking cakey. It has a smooth finish unlike some powders I’ve tried....The translucent shade matched my light/fair skin. Wish it came with a powder puff!

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


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:

Armani BeautyLuminous Silk Glow Setting Powder

ITEM: 2439065

Color: 3 - very fair with a golden undertone

423 Reviews


I went to the gym and it didn’t hold up through sweat during my high intensity workout but that’s pretty normal. ...I dust this on no make up days, pre gym. Lasts through my 45 min spin class. I’m a 8 in foundation and concealer.

What it is: A long-wearing setting powder that provides a flawless radiant finish.

What Else You Need to Know: The translucent, lightweight pressed powder transforms into a skin-matching veil of sheer coverage that eliminates flash-back and doesn’t cake or settle into fine lines. The lightweight finishing powder layers on effortlessly while blurring imperfections, locks in makeup, and leaves your skin with a long-lasting glow and natural finish.

Danessa Myricks BeautyYummy Skin Blurring Balm Powder Flushed - Matte Color for Cheek & Lip

Size: 0.21 oz / 6 g·ITEM: 2654051

Color: Primadonna - vibrant hot pink

1.2K Reviews


When I used it on my cheeks it really did blur my pores and gave it a smooth finish. I used it for the gym and it really was long wearing despite the gym sweat!! ...It’s so versatile I can add a little for the gym or build it up for a day to night time look!

What it is: Inspired by our award-winning Blurring Balm Powder, this buildable, soft matte formula blurs and smooths cheek and lip with all day wear.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Upsalite: Supports and absorbs excess sebum and sweat while maintaining skin hydration.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Known to support oil production and diminish visible signs of aging.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Promotes skin hydration.

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.

IT CosmeticsBye Bye Pores Translucent Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 1868264

Color: Translucent

781 Reviews


This powder significantly diminishes the appearance of my acne scars and large pores without accentuating wrinkles. ...There are definitely better powders out there! Love IT cosmetics, but this powder is meh

What it is: A talc-free setting powder infused with silk that mattifies, minimizes pores’ appearance, and sets foundation and concealer in a convenient pressed-powder compact.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: Developed with plastic surgeons, this setting powder is infused with silk, collagen, antioxidants, and peptides to ensure it won’t settle into wrinkles while delivering an airbrushed look. Keep this translucent setting powder in your makeup bag for mattifying touch-ups.

KVD BeautyLock-It Setting Powder

ITEM: 1822204

Size: Standard Size Translucent - 0.67 oz

2.9K Reviews


For anyone with oily skin, need a good setting powder or just want an honest review. I put my makeup on 4 this morning, went to work and the gym. ...No matter if I'm at work out and about and at the gym. It stays on.

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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

ITEM: 1911387

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

92 Reviews


It mattifies and minimized pores. I work out at the gym at lunch, and will usually apply lightly and my skin looks fresh again and I'm ready to head back to the office. ...My recently favorite setting powder. I used so many loose powders but this make my foundation very natural finish.

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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