A good setting spray or powder is an essential for all makeup routines. Setting sprays and powers lock in your products and makes sure they do not smear, wrinkle or budge throughout the day. Whether you are going to a music festival, concert or just school or work, splotchy foundation can ruin your entire makeup look. Setting sprays function to help your makeup last longer, while setting powders help with oil control. Both beauty products combine can create a bullet proof finish for your completed look. Here are top 5 setting sprays and powders:
Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray – $31
Even in hot and humid temperatures, the Urban Decay setting spray will keep your foundation from melting off and locked in for up to 16 hours. Developed to withstand the highest of temperatures, oils and sweat, this setting spray not only reduces cracking or accentuation of fine lines, but helps keep your skin looking smoother and more vibrant. Finish off your makeup look with this setting spray and give your makeup look the ultimate staying power.
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder – $38
The Laura Mercier setting powder is soft and silky to the touch and weightless when applied. It locks in makeup for long-wear and without adding texture and leaving a cakey appearance. This setting powder is leaves no white cast, works to blur imperfections and helps absorb oils throughout the day, making it perfect for photos and selfies. Ideal for all skin types, oily to dry, and comes in two shades: natural finish, for fair to medium/tan tones, and medium deep, for medium to deep tones.
L’Oreal Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray – $17
Avoid cracking, smudging or running makeup all day, day to night, with this L’Oreal setting spray. This makeup setting spray will keep your makeup in place for hours, while bringing more vibrancy and freshness to your skin. This will give your look a dewy, but natural finish.
NYX Cosmetics Mineral “Set It & Don’t Fret It” Matte Finishing Powder – $10
Looking for a matte setting powder to control oil and sweat throughout the day? With just a small hint of color, the NYX matte finishing powder can be applied on top of your makeup or on bare skin. Set your face with this matte finishing powder and help your look stay fresh, smooth and radiant from morning to night.
Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist – $48
The Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist does just what the name implies, giving your skin a dewy and radiant finish. Infused with anti-aging complex, this product is the solution for dullness, uneven texture and anti-aging. Ideal for all skin types. Use only 1-2 sprays on each side of the face, a little goes a long way!