Top 10 Best Setting Powders To Combat The Heat This Summer

If you’re anything like me, you’re always trying to find the best, new setting powder to combat the blessing we call having ~oily skin~.

If you find your makeup instantly dripping off as soon as you step out in the summer heat, you need to check out these 10 setting powders that’ll have you looking flawless, not like you just got out of a dunk tank.

1. Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Baking & Setting Powder

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Huda Beauty

Huda Kattan believes that baking (the process of packing on setting powder, letting it sit for a few minutes to absorb any oils, then sweeping it off) is the key to having a flawless finish on your face. That’s exactly why she curated this amazing setting powder meant specifically for baking to ensure that your makeup gets the flawless, long-lasting finish that it deserves.

2. Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder

coty airspun setting powder

Coty Airspun

I once complimented my friend on how smooth her finished makeup look was, and I certainly did not expect her to tell me it was because of her setting powder from Walmart. Yep, this little $5.97 setting powder does wonders, making your face look smooth and airbrushed. Good products don’t always have to break your bank!

3. Tarte Smooth Operator Amazonian Clay Pressed Finishing Powder

taste setting powder


Tarte has really managed to find the perfect combination of delivering products that both look great, and are great for you. This vegan setting powder is made with one key ingredient — Amazonian clay. The clay naturally absorbs any oil it comes in contact with without becoming cakey. The translucent color instantly becomes invisible on your skin, making it great for any skin tone, too.

4. BareMinerals Mineral Veil Finishing Powder

bare minerals setting powder


If you’re ever rummaged through your mom’s makeup drawer to play with makeup when you were a kid, you probably came across some BareMinerals products. And you know what? Mom was right with that one! BareMinerals is a long-trusted company that delivers natural-looking products. This setting powder is perfect for those times when you want to have that mattifying coverage, but don’t want to look like you’re about to hit the club.

5. Neutrogena Healthy Skin Pressed Powder

neutrogena pressed powder


Neutrogena is the MVP of drugstore beauty brands. Their products are super affordable, but don’t mistake that for being cheap. This setting powder controls shine while also being packed with antioxidants that will improve your skin’s texture and overall complexion.

6. Make UpĀ For Ever Ultra HD Microfinishing Pressed Powder

make up for ever setting powder

Make Up For Ever

Before Kylie Jenner created her own beauty brand, she swore by Make Up For Ever. This setting powder delivers a flawless, airbrushed finish while also illuminating your features. It also manages to blur fine lines and wrinkles while being lightweight so it doesn’t feel thick on your face.

7. Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder

urban decay setting powder

Urban Decay

The “All Nighter” collection from Urban Decay is known for doing just as it says — lasting all night. Most people are familiar with the “All Nighter Setting Spray”, but this setting powder works no differently. It blocks shine without making you look dull, along with blurring pores and imperfections. The best part about it is that it’s waterproof so no sweat or tears is ruining your look!

8. Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Setting Powder

too faced setting powder

Too Faced

The “Peaches and Cream” collection from Too Faced is all about giving you a peachy-glow, and the setting powder does just that. This setting powder literally makes your skin look like silk with how well it blurs pores all while giving you a beautiful peachy glow. This setting powder also lasts up to 14 hours, so you won’t have to worry about constantly re-applying.

9. Supergoop! Invincible Setting Powder

super goop setting powder


This setting powder could not be more convenient in its on-the-go style. Simply stick this powder in your purse and use it throughout the day whenever you start to get a little oily and need a touch-up. Another great thing about this setting powder is that it has SPF 45, so it’s perfect to bring along if you know you’ll be hanging outside in the sun.

10. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder

Fenty Beauty setting powder

Fenty Beauty

Last but not least, the beauty queen herself, Miss Fenty Beauty. If anyone knows how to deliver a flawless finished-look to makeup, it’s Rihanna. This setting powder leaves you with flawless skin that’ll have you ready for your close-up, especially since it doesn’t give any flashback. It’ll have you looking like a real-life Snapchat filter (in a good way, of course).

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