13 Best Loose Powders for Acne-prone skin

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Based on 2193 reviews of 353 loose powders from 148 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with acne-prone skin, these are the 13 best loose powders for acne-prone skin

CHANEL Poudre Universelle Libre Natural Finish Loose Powder

4.5

264 reviews

83% would repurchase

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I had to laugh at myself: $52 on loose powder, when I've got dry, fine-textured skin and rarely wear foundation. Did I need this? Did I need T. LeClerc, or Shu Uemur

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Ben Nye Neutral Set Colorless Face Powder

4.5

140 reviews

84% would repurchase

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I wanted to add the ingredients list above, but for some reason, it won't let me. So I'm adding them here: Talc, aluminum hydroxide, methylparaben, propylparaben,

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CHANTECAILLE Talc Free Loose Powder

4.4

92 reviews

78% would repurchase

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Well, this is my best replacement to my HG of powders that decided to cheap out (Christian Dior's Poudre Libre, after a long run as a high-quality, finely-milled loo

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Marcelle Face Powder - Translucent

4.4

57 reviews

85% would repurchase

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Simply EXCEPTIONAL - in its own...quiet way. Powder is important in my routine, especially loose powder. I have many of them. While I like to experiment with new ex

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Sonia Kashuk barely there loose powder in flesh

4.4

84 reviews

77% would repurchase

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I previously reviewed this product, and gave it five lippies. What has changed so drastically to make me re-think my opinion? Well, the price recently skyrocketed fr

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Coty Airspun Translucent Extra Coverage Loose Face Powder

4.4

129 reviews

85% would repurchase

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This is going to sound over-the-top impossible but, trust me. Many years ago someone told me about this trick and it works. Instead of applying the powder over you

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Jurlique Silk Dust

4.4

154 reviews

83% would repurchase

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After reading the raving comments about this product, I bought it on sale on strawberrynet (love this website) and couldn't wait to try it. The smell is fantastic

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innisfree No Sebum Mint Mineral Powder

4.3

72 reviews

90% would repurchase

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I am obsessed with this stuff. I have spent years and probably thousands trying to find a product that would stop my t zone from shining without drying me out, block

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Sonia Kashuk Barely There Loose Powder in Naked

4.3

91 reviews

79% would repurchase

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I've LOVED this powder for years..sets makeup well, not cakey, color match, etc.... BUT, at $8.99 for .14 ounces it now costs over $60/ounce!!!! They shrunk the pac

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Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder

4.1

653 reviews

76% would repurchase

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Just seen the box and reached down and bought it! I have seen my mother use this Airspun face powder many times as a child. After opening the box to see what was ins

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Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Matte Finishing Veil

4.1

63 reviews

80% would repurchase

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This is a great finishing veil. I only apply it to the overly-shiny parts of my complexion (usually my forehead, chin, and the sides of my nose). It works like magic

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Maybelline New York Fit Me Loose Finishing Powder

4.0

46 reviews

78% would repurchase

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This is much better than the Laura Mercier translucent powder that everybody is raved about. It makes my foundation last all day and minimizes my large pores. It nev

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MAC Cosmetics Select Sheer Loose Powder

3.8

140 reviews

65% would repurchase

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Really like this powder. It set's my foundation & concealer perfectly & does not look powdery or cakey. I use a velour powder puff & press it into my skin over liq

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