Face Powders: Everything You Need To Know About This Makeup Essential

Written by Sanya HamdaniSep 16, 2023
Face powders: Everything you need to know about this makeup essential

Face powders are such a quick-fix product; they can quickly set your makeup, make you look fresh with a touch up and help control excess oil. Peep into any girl’s bag and you will find at least one type of makeup powder sitting there to rescue her from one problem or the other.

Now every face powder is made for a specific purpose, but it is natural to get confused between the various types. HD, finishing, translucent, tinted, compact, phew! How do you differentiate between this endless list of face powders? You don’t have to, because we did it for you!

 

Setting powder

Loose powder

#1 Lakmé 9to5 Naturale Finishing Powder 

Lakmé 9to5 Naturale Finishing Powder with green tea extracts and aloe vera controls oil and makes your skin smooth. It also contains antioxidants and SPF 50 to protect your skin from damage and pollution. If you are looking for the best translucent powder for setting make-up, pay attention to this product in one universal shade that fits all Indian skin tones.  

 

Finishing powder

Loose powder

#2 Lakmé 9to5 Primer + Matte Powder Foundation 

Lakmé 9to5 Primer + Matte Powder Foundation is a multitasking product that you can use as a primer, foundation and a setting powder for long-lasting make-up that covers all blemishes and fine lines. This powder is available in 6 shades from “Ivory Cream” to “Natural Almond” and suitable for all skin tones.

 

Pressed powder

Loose powder

#3 Pond's Natural Glow Face Powder, Pink Glow 

Pond's Natural Glow Face Powder in Pink Glow shade controls oil production, makes your skin silky smooth, covers dark spots, and gives long-lasting matte effect. All you need to do is just apply the powder every day with light platting motion and enjoy the results. 

 

Loose powder

Loose powder

#4 Pond's Natural Glow Face Powder, BB Glow 

Pond's Natural Glow Face Powder in BB Glow shade gives your face a soft touch, controls oil and mattifies, keeps your skin complexion even and healthy. Its dermatologically tested formula with sunscreen helps you to get glowing skin without any heaviness. 

Setting Powder vs Other Face Powders  

Now every face powder is made for a specific purpose, but it is natural to get confused between the various types. HD, finishing, translucent, tinted, compact, phew! How do you differentiate between this endless list of face powders to find your best setting powder? You don’t have to, because we did it for you! 

Sanya Hamdani

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Sanya Hamdani is a skincare enthusiast and lipstick hoarder, she truly believes no two red lipsticks look exactly alike. With a Master's degree in Communication & Journalism and 5+ years of digital writing experience up her sleeve, Sanya has some of the biggest beauty experts in the country on her speed dial. When she's not swatching products or writing about the latest trends in beauty, you will find her watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. or cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

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