Best Face Powders: LOOK’s Top Ten

Face Powders are a lazy girl’s answer to flawless face coverage and a perfectionists answer to setting the perfect liquid foundation base to finish off with the smooth and matte complexion we’re all after.

Whether it’s on its own, over liquid foundation, or to set under-eye concealer, powder foundations are a makeup bag must. They’re great for on the go touch ups, covering blemishes and getting rid of excess oil after a busy commute from work to drinks. Let’s face it as much as we try to force them in, the contents of our makeup bags just can’t fit in that teeny weeny clutch and so slimline face powder compacts are the way to go for a quick and easy solution to gorgeous skin. They’re never more vital than when this needs to be a speedy, sneaky application… think sat alone waiting for your date to return from the loo while you powder your nose… you get the idea.

Picking the right one can be tough, we know, especially with so many out there and a new one hitting the shelves every 5 minutes. Like anything however, there are still cult classics which have been top of their game year after year making them seasoned pros. Our roundup includes both old and new to narrow down the good from the bad and help you make the all important choice of which face powder to pick.

Should it be light weight, full coverage, loose or fixed powder you’re in the market for, we’ve included them all in our top 10 list to leave you with a smooth, airbrush finished complexion that looks oh so effortless.

Goodbye nasty shocks in the mirror at work, hello surprise still looking gorgeous face instead… happy powdering!


Lia Jordan