The Best Face Powders for Summer

The Best Face Powders for Summer

Makeup can be a nightmare in the Summer, slipping and melting off your face. One of the things we rely on to keep our makeup pristine and shine at bay is a great powder. It helps set your makeup in the morning and can be great for absorbing oil if you suffer from that midday shine.

Whether you are a fan of pressed compacts or prefer loose powders, no one can deny these are a makeup bag essential. Here are our top recommendations this Summer.

This is a totally luxurious loose facial powder. Scented with Rose, it leaves skin radiant rather than chalky and helps balance the skin's natural oils.

The fear with powders is that over-application can leave skin looking cakey and dry. This is specially designed to be totally invisible, just absorbing shine. It comes with an application puff inside, making it perfect for on-the-go touch-ups.

For a setting powder that will leave your makeup looking flawless, try this one from Clinique. It comes in a good range of shades and is oil-free, so perfect for those that struggle with oily and blemish-prone skin.

Though their products look fun and cheeky, don't underestimate the results you'll get from theBalm. This translucent powder contains miniature, oil-absorbing spheres which soak up any shine to leave your skin looking velvety smooth.

If you struggle with redness in the Summer months, a yellow based powder like this one from glo minerals is just what you need. It neutralises the red, without looking heavy, plus skin-boosting Vitamins A, C and E help keep your skin healthy.

For the most natural of finishes, try out the 'Un' Powder. Made of just pure Silica, it works to mattify and blur pores for a smooth, soft focus result, Just pat it over the skin with the puff whenever you need.

For a gorgeous radiance boost, try this from Dr. Hauschka. It contains a blend of colour-correcting shades which work together to even out your skin tone, leaving it bright, light and smooth. You can also use the shades individually to add definition and highlight to the face where you want.

All packaged in a neat pot that its easy to pop in your bag each day, this poweder will help you get that gorgeous air-brush finish, even on warm Summer days. Containing pearl powder to revitalise the skin and Aloe Vera and Cucumber to soothe, it is a total treat.

Want to glow this Summer? Then make sure you follow Amelia’s Summer beauty tips for gorgeous skin.



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Major fan of scented candles, Make Up brushes and Highlighter. I’m always on the hunt for those Holy Grail products and my dressing table is covered in more beauty products than I like to admit. As an adopted Northerner originally from Brighton, I spend most my days wondering what all this rain is about. My hair isn’t grateful for the move. Currently loving: NIOD Photography Fluid