The 6 Best Setting Powders of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

The 6 Best Setting Powders of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

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  • This finely-milled formula soaks up grease without leaving our skin looking cakey
  • Our shiny spots were mattified and blurred, smoothing over texture, as well
  • There were no components of our makeup budging throughout the day


  • The loose powder can be somewhat messy

After trying over 30 highly rated, best-selling formulas first-hand, Beauty Bakerie's Face Flour won our hearts. This finely milled loose powder earned perfect scores for absorbency and look. It instantly soaks up grease, corrects for shine, and leaves you with a stunning finish that blurs imperfections and enhances your complexion.

Touting six different shades, these adjustable powders can blend into several skin tones due to its light pigment (or you can opt for the universal shade, a translucent powder named "Oat"). We dusted our skin with the powder and watched as it absorbed any pre-existing oil on our skin quickly, blended effortlessly, and offered a brilliantly mattified effect.

As the name suggests, this product can also be used for baking. (The makeup technique involves allowing loose powder to sit on top of creams and liquids for about 10 minutes, then dusting off the excess for a crease-free, long-wear finish.) Though it offers a little more coverage than others, we didn't feel like it was heavy at all, but instead comfortably light on our skin. Since this is a loose powder, applying it can be a little messy, but the lockable jar prevents it from spilling out.

How it's held up: We love this powder so much that we've gotten creative with other ways that we can incorporate it into our makeup routine. Aside from setting our foundation and concealer, we've also opted to press thin amounts of this powder onto separate layers of our lipstick to really keep it from budging (and news flash, it works). We do wish it came with slightly more practical packaging and an included application puff, but overall, we keep singing praises for this "Face Flour."

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