Powder foundations have gotten a bad rap over the years for being dry, cake-y, life-force suckers that leave you looking like the Crypt Keeper. But guess what? It's no longer 1993, which means formulations have changed, and powder foundations can now even out dark marks and breakouts without feeling heavy or drying. And to prove it, we cherry-picked the best formulations on the market today...More
This lightweight powder is subtly iridescent (zero flecks of glitter or shimmer, here) and so insanely silky, it'll highlight dull, blah skin without sticking to dry patches.
It Cosmetics Celebration Foundation Illumination, $35
BUY IT: ulta.com.
Most powders fade off your face by noon, but this super, super long-lasting powder foundation—which has shades ranging from beige to deep mocha—stays put to keep red marks and zits covered.
Kat Von D Lock-It Powder Foundation, $35
BUY IT: sephora.com.