Combat Oily Skin With These 4 Amazing Setting Powders
Setting powders are one of those things that you’ve probably heard about a billion times, mainly from beauty editors or the Macy’s employees trying to sell you products. But if you’re not currently using one every morning of this hot-as-hell summer and you have oil-prone skin, then you’re seriously missing out (and you can trust us; we don’t work on commission).
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Unlike finishing powders, which are the heavier, full-coverage, high-definition stuff that work best for red carpets and photo shoots, setting powders simply “set” your makeup in place so it won’t slide down your face in a puddle of grease by noon. And with the right formulas — ahem, everything we chose ahead — your skin will look only softly matte, not dry and cakey.
Just grab a flat powder brush (I love Make Up for Ever’s 156 Large Flat Blush Brush), dip it into the powder, tap off the excess, and then press — don’t drag, don’t brush, don’t swirl — the brush across your forehead, down your nose, and over your chin to mattify your T-zone. Easy, right?
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Without being too dramatic, your life/face is about to change: