9 Best Pressed Powders for Acne-prone skin

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Based on 3020 reviews of 391 pressed powders from 139 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with acne-prone skin, these are the 9 best pressed powders for acne-prone skin

MAC Cosmetics Blot Powder - Medium/Dark

4.4

292 reviews

87% would repurchase

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Beware of recent ingredient change! MAC online chat didn't confirm it but the salesperson at my local MAC store told me about when I called to report that I started

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NARS Cosmetics Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder

4.4

124 reviews

79% would repurchase

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I'm going to let you in on a little secret about NARS Light Reflecting pressed powder: It's silica. It's silica with a makeover. It's like Mia Thermopolis, although

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MAC Cosmetics Blot Powder - Medium

4.4

206 reviews

84% would repurchase

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I have been using Blot powder for several years, and have never found a pressed powder (or a loose powder!) that is it's equal. I am a NC15 and use 'medium' in Blot

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Tone Correcting Powder

4.2

84 reviews

83% would repurchase

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This is amazing stuff! I have fair skin and mild rosacea, so a fair amount of redness on my cheeks and nose. I've tried a variety of "corrective" products over the y

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RIMMEL Stay Matte Pressed Powder - 004 Sandstorm

4.1

145 reviews

80% would repurchase

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I guess I am the exception. Being a beauty junkie and worked in beauty industry before, I am suprise how great this press powder is. I think for those who doesn't li

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essence All About Matt Fixing Compact Powder

4.1

170 reviews

75% would repurchase

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I'm one of those girls that has used all her life expensive powders: Dior, Guerlain, Chanel, Shiseido... From time to time I've tried cheaper brands but almost alway

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Neutrogena Shine Control Pressed Powder

4.1

75 reviews

78% would repurchase

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I am oilier than Kuwait during the first Gulf war. Like a duck after the Exxon Valdez accident, or your average McDonals deep frier. I've tried almost every oil c

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Prescriptives Virtual Matte Oil-Control Pressed Powder

4.0

56 reviews

76% would repurchase

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I am very impressed by this powder. I have been on a lengthy and costly mission for nearly a year now buying almost every powder in existence to find that perfect po

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wet n wild Coverall Pressed Powder

4.0

105 reviews

76% would repurchase

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I have gone through 4 compacts already and it's about time I review it. I use a lot of powder... more than one type at once... and I'm definitely not stingy with

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