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For a woman on-the-go, you need products that will make your life easier. Because let’s be real, we all want to look presentable, even though our lives are falling apart behind closed doors. So when you’re in a rush, you don’t have the time to work with liquid foundation. It can get messy, and only add insult to injury. The solution? Powder foundation. Just dust a little product on your face – super quick, super easy, mess free – and head out the door.

You might be wondering if powder foundations would be able to give you the same kind of coverage you desire/require as much as a liquid/cream foundation does. And I’m here to tell you – yes, they do, and more. Because the thing with powder foundations is that you’re essentially skipping a step – of setting it into place – because you don’t have to. So not only are you looking flawless, you’re also saving a lot of time.

Here are a couple of my favourite powder foundations, which you might like too.

MAC STUDIO FIX POWDER PLUS FOUNDATION

The oldest and most iconic powder foundation. A one-step powder and foundation that gives skin a smooth, flawless, all-matte finish with medium-to-full coverage and a velvety texture that allows skin to breathe.

BENEFITS
  • Long-wearing, 12 hours
  • Reduces appearance of pores
  • Controls oil and shine
  • Non-drying
  • For all skin types, especially oily skin
  • Provides stay-true colour, 12 hours
  • Non-fading, 12 hours
  • Non-streaking, 12 hours
  • Non-caking, 12 hours
  • Non-settling/creasing, 12 hours
  • Photo-friendly
Powder Foundations
MAC Studio Fix / Source: Ulta
NYX STAY MATTE BUT NOT FLAT POWDER FOUNDATION

A dupe for the Studio Fix Powder, and also a personal favourite. Available in wide array of gorgeous shades, NYX Professional Makeup’s Stay Matte But Not Flat Powder Foundation provides the perfect finish to flatter more skin tones than ever before.

FEATURES
  • Naturally flawless look with minimal effort.
  • Matte finish.
  • Provides a natural look.
Powder Foundations
NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat / Source: Brand
SMASHBOX PHOTO FILTER POWDER FOUNDATION

Can’t re-touch this! Pros in the L.A. photo studio created this velvety soft powder foundation with Light Filter Technology to instantly blur and diffuse imperfections. In conclusion, leaving you with a super natural radiance. No lighting crew needed.

BENEFITS
  • 8-hour, Color-true wear
  • Customizable, Buildable medium coverage
  • Non-drying
  • Non-caking
  • Oil-free
Powder Foundations
Smashbox Photo Filter / Source: Brand

 

ESTEE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR STAY IN PLACE POWDER

This worry free powder make up stays fresh and looks natural all day, even through non-stop activity. Stays on comfortably without feeling dry.

BENEFITS
  • Long wear, powder compact make up.
  • Medium to buildable full coverage.
Powder Foundations
Estee Lauder Double Wear / Source: Brand

 

MAYBELLINE NEW YORK FIT ME POWDER FOUNDATION

Maybelline New York Fit Me Two Way Cake (Powder Foundation) offers an ultra-smooth poreless coverage that blurs pores on the face. It gives you the smoothest-looking skin with the smoothest powder. This refined micro velvet powder fits perfectly to the skin’s texture.

FEATURES
  • A two-in-one powder foundation and compact powder
  • Features an ultra-smooth refined micro velvet powder
  • Lightweight, provides a shine-free and flawless finish
  • Contains SPF 32 PA+++ to prevent sun damage
  • Can be used wet or dry for better coverage
Powder Foundations
Maybelline Fit Me / Source: Brand

 

So skip the hassles of liquid makeup, and opt for powders this summer. Shop them all on Nykaa.com.