Considering how polluted our cities have become, and not to forget the weather conditions becoming unpredictable, more and more harsh and unfriendly to the skin, using the right products to protect the beauty of our skin is imperative.
And if you are looking for a product that can lift up your face, without making it look too make-up-y, and just lending it a fresh, healthy look while keeping the oil in control, then a face powder is the one you should get.
Choosing the right face powder for your skin could be challenging, especially since the market is flooded with options.
To help you out, we have shortlisted the top 10 face powders you need to choose from based on your brand preference and budget.
1. Lakme whitening rose
A beautiful fresh white powder with real rose extracts and a fine texture, the Lakme whitening rose loose powder is perfect to be used as a setting powder thanks to its translucency.
It’s good for all skin tones and is recommended for daily use. It lends freshness and brightness to the skin and controls oil for long hours.
Price: Rs 160
2. Maybelline New York fit me
The Fit Me Pressed Powder by Maybelline New York provides breathable, long-wearing, lightweight coverage with a natural, smooth finish.
Its anti-shine perlite absorbs oil for a naturally matte finish without looking cakey. This face powder is suitable for sensitive skin, its oil free and does not clog pores.
Price: Rs 333 on Nykaa
3. MAC Studio Fix Perfecting Powder
A pro-quality, refined loose powder to set makeup with a matte finish, the Mac Studio Fix is infused with nourishing ingredients.
It wears comfortably for hours without feeling dry and provides sheer coverage, reduces appearance of pores, controls oil, and is non acne genic.
A magic tool for beginners, this powder sets make up without disturbing colour.
Price: Rs 2,300
4. Clinique Blended Face Powder
This blended powder by Clinique is loose, lightweight and sets and perfects make up beautifully.
It’s suitable for all skin types and seems to make pores disappear lending a reliably flawless finish.
Price: Rs 1,600
5. Loreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder Bare Skin Perfecting Make up
Loreal’s magic nude liquid powder is a revolutionary product that transforms from a liquid into a soft powder on application.
It is easy to use, and lends a beautiful smoothness and evenness to the skin.
It has an Octinoxate sunscreen with SPF 18 and is perfect for those looking at a nude make up look.
It makes the skin look natural, healthy and glowing.
Price: Rs 917
6. Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder
The Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder comes in a whopping 6 shades – warm beige, peach glow, pink blossom, sand storm, silky beige and transparent making sure you get the perfect match for your skin type.
It contains natural shine control minerals that help your face remain matte for a good 5 hours every time you use this pressed powder.
It is non comedogenic and tends to minimize the appearance of pores.
Price: Rs 874
7. Bobbi Brown Skin Weightless Powder Foundation
If you have oily skin, and are looking for a go to solution to mattify your face and give it a charming glow, then the The Bobbi Brown Skin Weightless Powder Foundation is the recommended face powder for oily skin.
It offers a one stop solution and functions as your foundation and powder both.
It provides a creamy texture that is smooth and super comfortable, leaving the skin looking extremely gorgeous.
This product blends seamlessly into the skin and conceals the imperfections like fine lines and pores while keeping the skin fresh and shine free.
A lot of people with normal skin swear by this product too.
Price: Rs 4,300
8. Neutrogena Healthy Skin Pressed Powder
An exclusive antioxidant blend with SPF 20, the Neutrogena Healthy Skin Pressed Powder is perfect for those who spend a lot of time outdoors.
Its silky, lightweight formula minimizes shine and evens skin tone for a natural looking finish and lends a young and healthy look to the skin.
Price: Rs 1,654
9. E.L.F. Translucent Mattifying Powder
The ELF Translucent Mattifying Powder helps achieve even, flawless skin that is smoother, redefined and shine free.
This powder works on a wide variety of skin tones and is perfect to help set your makeup in, so it lasts longer.
Its silky, lightweight formula also miraculously mattes skin to diminish oil and shine for a beautiful and healthy look.
Price: Rs 632
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10. Revlon Touch and Glow Moisturising Powder
Revlon touch and glow moisturising powder is a one-stop solution to get beautiful looking skin.
Formulated with talc, fragrance and titanium dioxide, this moisturising powder has a high staying power and brightens the face instantly.
Additionally, this product matches almost all skin tones and hides the blemishes properly.
The sturdy, travel-friendly packaging makes it easy to carry around while its light application makes it ideal for everyday use.
Price: Rs 490
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While the choice is going to be difficult, be rest assured whatever you choose, a face powder is going to be a must have product in your travel bag.