Best Makeup Setting Powders and Sprays by BestOfMakeupAlley

Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder

NARS Cosmetics - Pressed Powders - Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder

4.3/5

127 review(s)

""This is such a perfect setting powder!...Cue angels singing ... My face looked flawless. Hours later my face still looked flawless. This is my hg powder for now on.""
POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder

LORAC - Pressed Powders - POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder

4.3/5

40 review(s)

""I think this is a great powder for someone with oily, acne-prone, combination, or visible pores...It's incredibly creamy and soft and you can build coverage...perfect for setting makeup, blending out harshness, and perfunctory midday touch ups.""
Prime And Fine Mattifying Powder Waterproof

Catrice - Pressed Powders - Prime And Fine Mattifying Powder Waterproof

4.3/5

26 review(s)

""It doesn't look powdery at all, which i find really fantastic. Gives a mattifying look, perfected and natural at the same time. The pores are barely visible and keeps shine at bay for a good amount of hours.""
The Multitasker Face Powder [DISCONTINUED]

MILANI - Pressed Powders - The Multitasker Face Powder [DISCONTINUED]

4.1/5

124 review(s)

""I could write songs and poetry about this little wonder, but in the interest of saving my dignity, I'll say this; it gives a smooth, even finish that is never cakey or orange, has slight coverage and keeps me matte a good 8 hours.""
All About Matt Fixing Compact Powder

essence - Pressed Powders - All About Matt Fixing Compact Powder

4.1/5

174 review(s)

""It is simply stunning, great, inexpensive and way better than the most expensive brands!...It is excellent at absorbing oil, while applying smoothly and adding a soft focus effect.""
Mineral Finishing Powder

NYX Professional Makeup - Loose Powders - Mineral Finishing Powder

4.1/5

44 review(s)

""This product IS my holy grail finishing powder!...I find that this is the only powder that sets my foundation or BB cream the best for at least a good 6-9 hours...""
Airspun Translucent Extra Coverage Loose Face Powder

Coty - Loose Powders - Airspun Translucent Extra Coverage Loose Face Powder

4.4/5

130 review(s)

""I LOVE THIS PRODUCT!! HG status for sure.... Keeps me HELLA matte all summer which is a necessity. Every oily skin gal needs this!...It also is cheap and so much product in a jar.""
Neutral Set Colorless Face Powder

Ben Nye - Loose Powders - Neutral Set Colorless Face Powder

4.5/5

140 review(s)

""Males, females, stage, film, society ....it works for every application. It layers beautifully as well. Always a staple in my kit... Just leaves a natural, picture perfect finish.""
Poudre Universelle Libre Natural Finish Loose Powder

CHANEL - Loose Powders - Poudre Universelle Libre Natural Finish Loose Powder

4.5/5

271 review(s)

""The powder is milled so extraordinarily fine it's quite invisible on the skin. There's no coverage. Instead, the powder is purely light-reflective, blurring over minute textural imperfections such as fine lines and pores while adding an incredible lumino"
Translucent Loose Powder

Clé de Peau Beauté - Loose Powders - Translucent Loose Powder

4.5/5

79 review(s)

""It is the best I've tried in terms of finish. You don't see ANY powder on your face at all. it gives your skin a soft focus glow, and you can reapply it as many times as you like, and it never gets cakey.""
Cellular Treatment Loose Powder Finishing Powder

La Prairie - Loose Powders - Cellular Treatment Loose Powder Finishing Powder

4.6/5

44 review(s)

""MAGNIFICENT!...It will reveal an extreme skin like finish that is unprecedented!...The texture is not powdery at all! It is very silky and skin like. I applied it over my foundation and the result is an extremely flawless appearance.""
Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Laura Mercier - Loose Powders - Translucent Loose Setting Powder

4/5

668 review(s)

""Mattifies without creating a powdery effect on the skin, kept my skin shine-free throughout very long and strenuous workdays, set my undereyes with zero creasing OR cakeyness...this is a GREAT powder.""
Mineral Rice Setting Powder

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics - Powders - Mineral Rice Setting Powder

4.4/5

46 review(s)

""It goes on translucent...It really does work. I don't think that I have ever been soooo excited about a product that REALLY does get rid of my oilies.""
Ultralucent Setting Powder

Cinema Secrets - Loose Powders - Ultralucent Setting Powder

4.5/5

8 review(s)

""Such an underrated setting powder! love this stuff! I have used setting powders from both high end and low end and this stuff sets like a dream! my foundation stays put on my oily skin for hoooouuurrsss. matte and perfect all day.""
HangoverRx 3 in 1 Replenishing Primer and Setting Spray

Too Faced - Primer/ Corrector - HangoverRx 3 in 1 Replenishing Primer and Setting Spray

4.1/5

18 review(s)

""I have to say it is my best beauty purchase in a long time...No more dry skin obvious foundation it makes me glow and make up looks better overall, so much better than the rest.""
Instant Matt Makeup Setting Spray

essence - Primer/ Corrector - Instant Matt Makeup Setting Spray

3.9/5

8 review(s)

""It does dry down to nothing, which is a lot more than most "matte" setting sprays on the market do. It takes away any powder-y finish without adding dewiness back in...It works perfectly for keeping my make-up on place and making it non-transfer.""
Photofocus Natural Finish Setting Spray

wet n wild - Primer/ Corrector - Photofocus Natural Finish Setting Spray

3.9/5

78 review(s)

""I went out clubbing...The whole night I was sweating bullets...I was honestly expecting my makeup to have smeared... I got home and looked in the mirror my makeup was flawless! It looked fresh & just applied. I was SHOCKED. This spray works miracles.""
White Charcoal Mattifying MakeUp Setting Spray

Boscia - Skincare - Face - White Charcoal Mattifying MakeUp Setting Spray

3.7/5

7 review(s)

""I'm currently using it as a primer and setting spray and have noticed a huge difference in make up longevity, as well as oil control during the day. I had been using UD's De-Slick for lack of anything better and it worked pretty well --- this one out-per"
Fast & Fabulous Makeup Setting Spray

Hard Candy - Primer/ Corrector - Fast & Fabulous Makeup Setting Spray

4.4/5

50 review(s)

""This product BLEW AWAY my expectations... This setting spray helped my makeup withstand 10+ hour days out in the hot Florida summer heat. For $6, this is a steal.""
Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray

L'Oreal Paris - Skincare - Face - Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray

3.9/5

92 review(s)

""It works as well as UDAN. Gets rid of the dry, Egyptian mummy look (I'm a full coverage fdt/setting powder gal), and gives my MU a very natural-looking finish. My MU lasts as long as it does with UDAL.""