Setting powders can be a make-or-break product when it comes to setting your foundation, concealer, and other complexion products in place, as well as giving you a soft-focused, blurred canvas on par with your favorite photo filter. Unfortunately, if you have dry skin, powder formulas of any kind can be tricky if you’re looking to avoid products that won’t emphasize texture, dry patches, or settle into fine lines, texture, and flakey regions on your face.
In fact, many people who suffer from relentless dry skin often forgo the powder step altogether, out of fear of the aforementioned mishaps and the seemingly impossible task of finding a formula that locks your foundation in place without causing cracking or leaving your skin feeling dry and tight. If you’ve almost given up on finding a decent powder that will leave your skin looking luminous and feeling soft, don’t throw in the cards just yet. Indeed, there are plenty of setting powders that will leave your skin looking velvety-soft without feeling overly matte. Scroll through below to check out our favorite satiny-smooth powders that give your skin a seamless finish without over-drying.
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