Powder is the best product to use to set makeup and to soak up oil. The tricky part is to find the right one that won't get cakey or settle into fine lines and large pores. Enter these babies that blur and even out the skin's rough texture. Our list is a mix of new and tried-and-tested, so you can find one that will work for your complexion and budget.


Althea Petal Velvet Powder in Pink Lavender

P230, Althea

A featherweight lavender-tinted loose powder that creates a silky soft finish and cancels out dullness. It also controls sebum production, so you're assured your skin will stay fresh and matte.

Maybelline Fit Me Powder Foundation

P349, Robinsons Department Store, Landmark Department Store, SM Beauty


This lightweight powder foundation will never get cakey. Plus, you'll love its fresh and matte finish that lasts for hours.

Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Natural Lighting Powder

P1,695, Beauty Bar

This lightly veils your face with complexion-enhancing coverage—your skin is still visible, but it looks dewy and smoother. Bonus: The powder formula contains hyaluronic acid and real silk powder that gives your skin a a velvety-smooth texture.

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Silk HD Anti-Aging Micro-Powder

P1,730, Sephora


This finely-milled loose powder lends an airbrushed finish. And because of its super smooth texture, this won't settle on fine lines and pores.

Laura Mercier Candeglow Sheer Perfecting Powder

P1,850, Rustan's The Beauty Source

This pressed powder can be used as a sheer setting powder or as a subtle highlighter. It has micro-particles that act as a filter and blur out skin imperfections.

MAC Studio Perfect SPF 15/PA+ Foundation Radiance Complex

P2,400, Power Plant Mall, Glorietta, SM Makati, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall

This compact powder gives a glowy skin-like finish while making sure your skin tone looks even.

Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet Skin Blurring Foundation

P2,700, Greenbelt 3, SM Megamall

This powder foundation diffuses the skin's textured appearance—may it be large pores or fine lines! It also provides a skin-but-better finish that can withstand sweat and water.


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