These Powders Go Beyond Just Masking Imperfections On Your Face
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For A Natural Finish 

Hitting the sweet spot between matte and glowy, Gucci Beauty’s Poudre De Beauté Mat Naturel ($95) gently blurs imperfections while imparting oh-so-natural radiance. Emollient agents ensure it feels velvety on skin, yet is never heavy or cakey, making for wearable, buildable coverage. 

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For Infinite Radiance 

A melange of its Ambient Lighting Powders and its Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder, Hourglass’s Ambient Lighting Infinity Powder ($84) captures, diffuses and softens surrounding light to hide blemishes, as well as refine and brighten the complexion for a youthful luminescence. 

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For A Brightening Boost 

The makeup-skincare hybrid that is Dior’s Diorsnow Perfect Light Compact ($100) tackles tonal and textural irregularities with brightening and hydrating edelweiss extract, and white micro pearls to neutralise yellow tones. 

For Fresh Vitality 

Get a healthy sun-kissed glow with Chanel’s Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder ($89)—a winning combination of radiance-giving pearly particles and ceramic powder, and botanical extracts that soothe and protect skin from pollution and ultraviolet damage. 

For A Golden Glow 

Add warmth to skin with Laura Mercier’s Translucent Loose Setting Power ($70) in Translucent Honey, which also tones down redness. Offering supreme shine control, it gives a soft-focus effect for clearer, smoother and overall better skin.