The Best Local Powders Depending on Your Needs
Meet your perfect powder match!
Gone are the days when you couldn’t find a quality powder that’s also budget-friendly. Local beauty products have been working overtime to develop powders that are made with quality ingredients and specifically made for our climate.
With all the different powders existing now, you might think: what’s the difference? A powder is just a powder anyway. But we can tell you now that not all powders are made the same! Some are definitely made better and they also have different functions. And maybe that’s also the reason that certain powders don’t work as well for you like the ones you see on your favorite beauty content creator. Any kind of base product is quite personal so it’s very important that you find something that works for you.
It might feel a little overwhelming but don’t fret, we’re here to help find the perfect powder match for your needs!
For setting: Clocheflame Dream Filter
Best used with: Brush
Dream Filter is a mineral-based weightless pressed setting powder that blurs your pores and gets rid of unwanted shine without looking heavy or flat. It’s perfect to set your face without worrying about disturbing your base. When you hit pan on your powder, you can purchase their refill for less so you don’t have to buy a new compact!
For brightening: GRWM Loose Baking Powder
Best used with: Puff
You’ve heard of color-correcting concealers but GRWM raised you one and came out with a series of color-correcting loose baking powders! It comes in Bright ‘n Pink, Magic Ginger, Lemonade, Cold Brew, and Cream Puff. If you’re new to color-correcting, we suggest going with the banana-colored one first for brightening the undereye area. You can set and even bake with these finely-milled powders.
For touch-ups: Issy True Flex Powder
Best used with: Compact brush it comes with
With its innovative packaging, touch-ups have never been easier! The True Flex powder has a built-in mirror plus a brush that can cleverly be stored in the compact itself so you don’t have to worry about bringing an extra brush in your bag. The finish is a natural matte with medium to full coverage depending on how much you apply. It visibly minimizes pores, blots excess shine, and prevents any creasing.
For oil control: Strokes Flawless Veil Finishing Powder
Best used with: Brush
If you’re particularly oily, the Flawless Veil Finishing Powder is the one for you. The silky matte finish helps blot away any excess shine and blurs pores. It’s formulated with Rosemary Leaf Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, and Vitamin E so even though it’s meant to mattify, it won’t be drying. This powder is also a great pick for photoshoots or if you’re just taking a lot of 0.5 selfies with flash as it does not give any flashback!
For added coverage: Sunnies Face Skin So Good The Powder
Best used with: Sunnies Face The Powder Brush
This pebble-shaped powder compact is a comfortable soft matte powder that lasts on the skin. It’s lightweight yet buildable and ideal when you’re using a more natural base but want to add a little coverage to some areas. This powder won’t cake up and the secret is in the skin-loving ingredients! It contains sustainably sourced Squalane for that soft silky feel minus the oil, berry flux vita for skin hydration, and bamboo sap for a natural mattifying effect.