Written by Sheli Nuñez
The makeup industry is a fast evolving one and it’s hard to keep up with all the las test techniques. Lately some high end brands have been including a pink setting powder in their line up. It’s used to counteract the effects of dark under eyes and help achieve a brighter and more uniform look. I wouldn’t blame you if you are skeptical, but the difference is noticeable and worth the try. Here are the acclaimed setting powders you should urgently add to your makeup kit.
ONE/SIZE by Pratrick Starrr – Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder
The one that started the craze. This enhanced powder formula which is finely-milled, includes microspheres that help you achieve the desired smooth texture. It is also ideal for a long wear providing 24 hour shine control and sweat-proof. As a bonus it blurs pores and imperfections while allowing you to take as many pictures as you like with their flashback-free ability.
Laura Mercier – Translucent Loose Setting Powder
This is for many their go to powder, so we’re all happy to know they know what their customers want. The fast-selling powder is recommended for oily, normal and combination skin allowing all to benefit from its long wear. It’s lightweight and promises up to 16 hours of wear and 24 hours shine-free. Its ingredients list includes vitamin C and E for an effective formula that helps achieve an even skin over time.
Givenchy – Prisme Libre Loose Setting and Finishing Powder
This powder is divided into four sections each providing different benefits. The upper left powder is designed to reduce dullness. The upper right creates an even skin tone. The lower left serves as a color corrector for blue and yellow tones. The lower right achieves brightness. Combine all four to gloriously blur out imperfections.
Westman Atelier – Vital Pressed Skincare Blurring Talc-Free Setting Powder
A micro-milled, weightless press powder formula that brightens the complexion. It’s ideal for light to medium skin tones to help combat an uneven tone. Use this to achieve a natural finish and healthier-looking skin with ingredients like probiotics, quinoa seed extract and vitamin C.