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Get, set and go with these 10 best setting powders for oily skin
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Get, set and go with these 10 best setting powders for oily skin

September 28th, 2021 | by

If you are an oily-skinned beauty who loves wearing makeup, you would be all too familiar with some of the biggest struggles that come with it. Your makeup breaks apart in the middle of the day, oil seeps through your base and ruins all the selfies that should’ve been Instagram-worthy. And your foundation, well it just refuses to stay on.

If you’re the kind who wants to “set it and forget it”, our beauty editors at BoldLyfe are here to help you out! Here is our roundup of the ten best makeup setting powders for oily skin available in India, that will make you forget all these struggles:

  1. Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Setting Powder

The cult-favourite brand Anastasia Beverly Hills is finally available in India, and this setting powder from their incredible product range definitely stands out. The powder comes in two shades, Banana and Translucent, ideal for brightening and setting. The lightweight formula absorbs excess oil and leaves a soft-focus effect on your skin, which is perfect if you love being in front of the camera. Gets your selfie game going, this one!

  1. L.A. Girl HD Pro Setting Powder

If you’re looking for a soft and luxurious powder that can be used for baking and setting your makeup, this pick from L.A. Girl is a must-have for you. It manages to give the skin a mattified look without making it look too dry, and blurs imperfections as well. Oh, and did we mention that it’s a budget-friendly buy?

  1. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish

If you want a red-carpet-worthy base that will stay in place all day long, makeup artist to the stars – Charlotte Tilbury – has just the product for you. The Airbrush Flawless Finish from her makeup line gives a diffused, glowy look to the skin without the excess shine. It is infused with sweet almond oil and rose wax, which help retain necessary moisture in the skin. 

  1. Faces Canada Ultime Pro HD Finishing Touch Setting Powder

Get the benefits of a setting powder in the convenience of a compact with the Faces Canada Ultime Pro HD Finishing Touch Setting Powder! Loaded with special spherical micro-beads that blur imperfections and impart a naturally radiant finish, this one is a must-have in your vanity. Especially if you’re on a budget.

  1. Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Powder

If you really want to lock your makeup in place right from that morning meeting all the way to your evening drinks, try the Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Powder. It is formulated to make baking your makeup super easy. This powder helps create a flawless finish for your base makeup, along with subtly colour correcting and adding light coverage. Moreover, it claims to make your makeup melt-proof for ten hours, so you won’t need that midday touch up.

  1. Swiss Beauty Primer & Mattifying Setting Powder

Prime and set in one go with the Swiss Beauty Primer & Mattifying Setting Powder. This multi-tasking formula can be used to set your foundation, or on bare skin after moisturiser, for giving it a blurred look. It also controls shine and smooths your skin’s texture, helping hide any visible pores.
Ready to prime, set, and go?

  1. Kay Beauty Matte HD Loose Setting Powder

Soak up sweat and oil in a flash with the Kay Beauty Matte HD Loose Setting Powder. It gives your skin a light and diffused finish, blending like a dream and setting your base in place all day long. It also claims to not have any flashback, so if you’re fond of flash photography, this powder is a great option to avoid the dreaded white under eyes. There are also eight shades in this range, bound to suit every Indian skin tone! Now here’s a setting powder that cares for ALL our beauties.

  1. Maybelline New York Fit Me Loose Finishing Powder

If you are looking for a shade that perfectly fits you, then this powder from Maybelline is worth checking out. Their Fit Me range is formulated to adapt to your unique skin tone, and this powder is no exception. The soft colour helps add slight coverage to your base, and the silky texture blends into your skin like a dream. Paired with the foundation and concealer in the range, you will find your perfect skin match. 

  1. M.A.C. Studio Fix Perfecting Powder

For when you don’t just want to set, but perfect – M.A.C.’s Studio Fix Perfecting Powder should be your go-to! This pro-quality, ultra-refined loose makeup powder helps give a totally matte look to your face. It is infused with nourishing ingredients that give you a comfortable wear throughout the day, without being overly drying. The formula is also dermatologist-tested and non-acnegenic. 

  1. PAC Translucent Powder

If you want professional-grade makeup products on a budget – especially a mattifying powder for an oily skin type – PAC is the brand for you. This finely milled setting powder melts into the skin, locking in your makeup for all-day wear. It gives an oil-free finish to the skin and creates a soft-focus base look that translates beautifully on camera as well.


Khanak Mehta