These Are the Best Oil-Busting Matte Powders Out There
While there are many aspects of Southern summers we love, like the hydrangeas in bloom and the beach trips we have planned, we can't say we're particularly fond of the feeling of our makeup melting off the minute we step outside. Knowing that 100 degree and 90 percent humidity filled days were approaching, I decided it was time to call in some reinforcement. Thus, began my journey to find the best mattifying powder to help me face the summer. I'm happy to say that I’ve found the best powders that actually follow through with the claims they make, which landed them a spot on our editor-tested-and-approved list. Read on for the best powders to help you love summer a little more.
Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder
BUY IT: $34; sephora.com
Not only does this multi-tasking product make sure that skin stays matte all day long (even through a workout), but the tinted formula also adds additional coverage for problem areas. If you're going for a light summer makeup routine, use this and a few swipes of mascara and you'll be all set.
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder
BUY IT: $39; sephora.com
Our style editor loves this powder for its airbrushed finish that never looks caked on or overdone.
NYX HD Finishing Powder
BUY IT: $10; ulta.com
Beauty bargain hunters, rejoice! This budget-friendly fan favorite helps hold foundation in place, ensuring oil doesn't surface throughout the day.
Beautycounter Mattifying Powder
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed™ Poreless Finish Airbrush Pressed Powder
BUY IT: $29; sephora.com
This translucent powder disappears into your skin as soon as you swipe it over your foundation, no blending required. It is also formulated with anti-aging ingredients, making it ideal for trying to diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles.