Best Makeup Setting Powders and Sprays by BestOfMakeupAlley

NARS Cosmetics Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder

4.3 /5

126 reviews

"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."

LORAC POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder

4.3 /5

40 reviews

"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."

Catrice Prime And Fine Mattifying Powder Waterproof

4.2 /5

25 reviews

"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."

MILANI The Multitasker Face Powder [DISCONTINUED]

4.1 /5

124 reviews

"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."

essence All About Matt Fixing Compact Powder

4.1 /5

172 reviews

"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."

NYX Professional Makeup Mineral Finishing Powder

4.1 /5

44 reviews

"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..."

Coty Airspun Translucent Extra Coverage Loose Face Powder

4.4 /5

129 reviews

"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."

Ben Nye Neutral Set Colorless Face Powder

4.5 /5

140 reviews

"Males, females, stage, film, society works for every application. It layers beautifully as well. Always a staple in my kit... Just leaves a natural, picture perfect finish."

CHANEL Poudre Universelle Libre Natural Finish Loose Powder

4.5 /5

264 reviews

"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

Cl de Peau Beaut Translucent Loose Powder

4.5 /5

79 reviews

"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."

La Prairie Cellular Treatment Loose Powder Finishing Powder

4.6 /5

42 reviews

"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."

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

4 /5

663 reviews

"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."

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Mineral Rice Setting Powder

4.4 /5

46 reviews

"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."

Cinema Secrets Ultralucent Setting Powder

4.5 /5

8 reviews

"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."

Too Faced HangoverRx 3 in 1 Replenishing Primer and Setting Spray

4.1 /5

18 reviews

"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."

essence Instant Matt Makeup Setting Spray

3.9 /5

8 reviews

"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."

wet n wild Photofocus Natural Finish Setting Spray

4 /5

78 reviews

"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."

Boscia White Charcoal Mattifying MakeUp Setting Spray

3.7 /5

7 reviews

"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

Hard Candy Fast & Fabulous Makeup Setting Spray

4.4 /5

50 reviews

"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."

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray

3.9 /5

92 reviews

"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."

Skindinavia The Makeup Finishing Spray - Bridal

4.4 /5

20 reviews

"Loved it from here to eternity. It gives a slightly dewey appearance to the skin & is wonderful for toning down a dry finish if you've used too much powder. This product increases make up longevity & has passed the test of an Australian summer."

NYX Professional Makeup Dewy Finish Setting Spray

3.5 /5

134 reviews

"This product takes some of the powdery edge off my make up and gives me a more natural finish... my makeup stayed matte (oh yay MATTE!), fresh, true in tone, no visible pores, and even my blush stayed put. All day!"

Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray

3.9 /5

691 reviews

"It actually works...I live in Houston Texas, I have super oily skin, it's hot out, it's raining, I was walking around outside for an hour, running errands for the rest of the day, and eight hours later, my makeup still looks perfect."

Urban Decay Chill Cooling & Hydrating Makeup Setting Spray

4 /5

37 reviews

"This stuff leaves my skin dewy and as I'm writing this review, I have been at work for 10 hours and my makeup still looks as fresh and dewy as it did this morning when I put it on. Love, love this stuff; total game changer for me. Worth every penny."

MILANI Make It Last Setting Spray Prime + Correct + Set

4.2 /5

43 reviews

"OMG - unicorn tears and fairy dust are in this bottle!! MAGIC!! I did not touch up AT ALL yesterday and my day was 14 hours long between job and an event for my son. And I looked GOOD at the end of it all!"

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