Will you be my Velvetine? 😍👄❤️ #PINKVELVET swatched by @cyn_xo.
For a super velvety, silky finish I love translucent powders because they never look cakey, make you skin look more flawless and set your foundation so it lasts all day. It’s great for oily skin because it helps control oils yet great for dry skin because it’s so silky and finely milled it won’t catch onto dry patches and look dry. The only problem is they don’t add any extra coverage because translucent powders are white powders that go on clear. I even like to wear them over my normal pressed powder to make my skin look extra smooth!
Some of my favorite translucent powders are ELF’s Studio HD Powder, Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder (slightly tinted, great for darker skin tones or those who are afraid of a white cast), Tarte Smooth Operator Translucent Powder (best one for oily skin) and Makeup Forever HD Powder.
If you want a little extra coverage i’d stay away from “matte” powders because those are aimed for oily skin so they can be more chalky and look more dry on the skin. From my experience more matte, powdery looking powders look more cakey than ones that are a little more on the silky, “moisturizing” side.
- Maybelline Fit Me Powder
- Urban Decay Naked Finishing Powder
- Benefit Hello Flawless
- MAC Mineralized Skinfinish Natural
- Maybelline Dream Wonder
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