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Pressed powders are ideal for people on-the-go or those who want a more precise application. In comparison to loose powders, pressed powders are also easier to control the amount that goes onto your skin. However, your powder has the ability to do more than just a simple touch up. Cover, conceal, contour and care for your skin with one that’s right for you. Check out our top suggestions below!

1. Guerlain Parure Gold - Gold Radiance Powder Foundation SPF15

Best pressed powder for Asian skin

Price from SGD134.00

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A little shimmer goes a long way! Formulated with dual faceted gold pigments that add a bright shimmer to boost radiance, this luxurious powder embraces your natural tone for an even complexion. This powder is also soft, lightweight and smooth in texture to ensure that the product does not collect in your wrinkles to emphasise your lines.

2. Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Tinted Pressed Finishing Powder

Best pressed powder for acne scars and coverage

Price from SGD53.00

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Cover and conceal, but don’t shy away! Whether you’re looking to cover up blemishes or to even out a tan, it is easy to build the coverage of this Tarte powder without it looking too cakey. Going from light, medium to tan, the powder’s ultra-light formula includes vitamins A and E, antioxidants and minerals.

3. IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Airbrush Perfecting Powder SPF 50+

Best Pressed Powder with SPF

Price from SGD60.00

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Make the impossible, possible. IT Cosmetics’ Your Skin But Better CC powder protects your skin from the sun without stripping it of hydration. Talc-free and infused with a blend of anti-aging ingredients to repair and restore, this hydrating powder is light to wear and provides a flawless finish.

4. Alima Pure Pressed Foundation with Rosehip Antioxidant Complex

Best pressed powder for dry, sensitive and acne prone skin

Price from SGD59.00

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Cutting out all the unnecessary harsh stuff, this pressed powder is packed with benefits and formulated without gluten, silicone, parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes, talcs and more. It draws from milled rice and mica powder for an even cover, rosehip oil for its restorative and healing power, aloe leaf extract to soothe and argan oil to revitalise and nourish. Despite all of this, its formula is still light and breathable.

5. Smashbox Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder

Best pressed powder for oily, mature and aging skin

Price from SGD70.00

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Oil-free and non-drying, Smashbox’s revolutionary formula controls shine without compromising radiance. This is the first anti-aging powder with the science of skincare built into it to combat signs of aging while providing coverage. The compact is also uniquely designed with a built-in shaver that allows you to achieve that luminous loose powder finish using a pressed powder, without causing a mess.

6. MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra HD Pressed Powder

Best pressed powder without flashback

Price from SGD61.00

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Never reveal too much, even when the lights are all on you. Light, translucent and most importantly invisible on camera, the Ultra HD pressed powder instantly blurs fine lines, pores and imperfections for a smooth complexion. It is also formulated with hyaluronic acid to provide you with moisture-retaining benefits.

7. NYX Professional Makeup Nofilter Finishing Powder

Best drugstore pressed powder

Price from SGD21.00

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Radiant, smooth and flawless, you don’t always have to splurge or use a filter to get that effortless glow. Reasonably priced but not to be underestimated, this NYX powder provides great coverage and decent lasting power. It is also soft in texture to provide you with a finish that is equally as soft.

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