Loose powders are often used as setting powder or finishing powder due to its loose silky texture that blends well. You just sweep them across your face after putting on foundation to blend and achieve a subtle glow as well as long-lasting makeup.

However, there may be a mishap when the wrong loose powder is used. For example, some loose powder may result in flashback in photos, or some may be too thick which then suffocates your skin. Here are 8 loose powder for you to pick from for the ideal effect.

1. SEPHORA COLLECTION Face Shimmering Powder

Best loose powder with shimmer

Price from SGD26.00

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Get that glow on with Sephora Collection Face Shimmering Powder. This micro-smooth powder is capable of highlighting your facial features hence no need for a highlighter. An application will provide an instant glow, resulting in a radiant complexion.  Also, the powder has a silky soft texture that will not cake up on your face when applied.

2. HUDA BEAUTY Easy Bake Loose Powder

Best loose powder for baking - suitable for aging skin

Price from SGD60.00

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Baking is a popular trend among the drag community, and perhaps one of the best trend out there. Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Powder is the ideal powder for baking, providing an airbrushed appearance when applied. It also helps cover pores and fine lines on your face, which is great for aging skin.

3. LAURA MERCIER Translucent Loose Setting Powder Glow

Best loose powder without flashback

Price from SGD70.00

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You spend so much time fixing your makeup, only to have the camera flash ruin your efforts. Well, be prepared to be picture perfect with LAURA MERCIER Translucent Loose Setting Powder Glow. The powder not only provides a soft glow finishing, but it also comes with a no-flashback formula so you can expect to look stunning in person and in pictures.

4. MAC COSMETICS Pigment Loose Colour Powder

Best loose powder without foundation -suitable for Asians

Price from SGD42.00

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MAC COSMETICS Pigment Loose Colour Powder is highly versatile. It comes in a concentrated texture, which can apply using a dry or wet brush to your heart’s desire. It blends easily and does not streak or cake. Besides that, it comes in various colour and since Asians have many different skin tones, you can find one that suits you.

5. Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder

Best loose powder for acne prone and oily skin

Price from SGD4.50

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Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder is a godsend if you have acne prone skin and/or oily skin. Your skin will be as soft and non-greasy as a baby’s bottom thanks to its sebum control formula. The powder also contains Jeju natural minerals and mint to balance the moisture and oil levels in your skin.

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6. Illuminate Loose Powder with SPF 20

Best loose powder with SPF -suitable for age 50

Price from SGD23.00

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We are advised never to leave home without sunblock. However, sunblock can be greasy and hinder you from putting powder. Illuminate Loose Powder is a two-in-one must have loose powder with SPF 20. It is an all-natural loose powder that is free from chemicals. Additionally, it helps combat acne, reduce inflammation and balance hormone, common issues associated with menopause.

7. L'Oreal Paris Hydra Perfecte Loose Powder Medium

Best loose powder for dry skin

Price from SGD23.90

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Dry skin is just as much trouble as oily skin. If you can relate, then the L'Oreal Paris Hydra Perfecte Loose Powder Medium would be ideal for you. Dry skin is almost always a result of lack of moisture, which this loose powder helps combat. The powder is formulated with special moisturizers to rejuvenate your skin. Besides, it also helps minimize pores and enhance the texture of your skin.

8. SHISEIDO Translucent Loose Powder

Best loose powder for combination skin

Price from SGD65.00

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Achieve that au-naturel look with SHISEIDO Translucent Loose Powder. It provides an invisible matte look when used as finishing powder and blends into your make-up well when used as setting powder. The powder has been dermatologically tested and is non-comedogenic, therefore safe for any skin type including combination skin.

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