Flawless Makeup All Day: Discover the Best Setting Powders and Sprays to Prevent Creasing

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No one likes looking in the mirror and seeing that makeup has settled into fine lines. To keep running and smudging from happening, reach for one of these setting powders or sprays to keep your makeup where it belongs.

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Rare Beauty Always An Optimist 4-In-1 Mist ($27)

A superfine blend of hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and hydrating botanicals make up this versatile mist that can be used to prime, set, refresh and hydrate the skin all day long.

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Kosas Cloud Set Setting Powder ($35)

Whether used to set a full makeup look or just in oily areas, this talc-free, never-creases powder creates an airbrushed look before your eyes.

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MILK Makeup Pore Eclipse Setting Spray ($38)

For makeup that lasts, grab this oil-zapping, pore-blurring mist that locks in your look for up to 16 hours.

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Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder ($36)

This superfine, mattifying loose powder comes in eight true-to-you shades for a perfect, zero flash-back match.

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Laura Mercier Ultra-Blur Talc-Free Translucent Loose Setting Powder ($44)

We’ve been eagerly awaiting talc-free setting powder from Laura Mercier and this new launch delivers. Infused with hydrating hyaluronic acid for a never-cakey wear, this brand-new blurring powder is a makeup-bag must.

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Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder ($8.50)

Available in 24 second-skin shades, this superfine powder can be applied with the provided sponge or a brush to set under-eye powders, blur the look of pores, mattify shiny areas and more.

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Westman Atelier Vital Pressed Skincare Blurring Talc-Free Setting Powder ($75)

Enhanced with skin-protecting vitamin C, probiotics and quinoa seed extract, this featherlight setting powder goes the extra mile in the skin-care department.

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Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Finishing Spray ($36)

It’s the top-rated setting product at Sephora for a reason: the sheerest veil locks any look in place without disrupting makeup by literally cooling down the temperature of your look to keep it from slipping. Plus, it’s free of parabens and is vegan and cruelty-free.

Photo Credits: Urban Decay
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KVD Vegan Beauty Lock It Finishing Powder ($35)

Whether applied under the eyes to stop concealer creasing or all over to keep foundation in place, this multitasking, refillable powder instantly mattifies and blurs pores.

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Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder ($48)

Delivering just the perfect amount of coverage atop foundation or tinted moisturizer, this blurring and setting powder (it’s available in three shades) can be applied with a fluffy brush for a lighter look or with a dense foundation brush for a heavier effect. Either way, whatever’s underneath isn’t going anywhere. 

Photo Credits: Charlotte Tilbury
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MAC Cosmetics Prep + Prime Fix+ Finishing Mist ($31)

This super lightweight mist is packed with vitamin and minerals, green tea, chamomile and cucumber to soothe and refresh the skin whether you use it to prep for makeup application or to finish and set your look. This mist is also great for use with loose pigments or eye shadows—spray your brush once or twice for an easy way to grip these hard-to-handle particles. 

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NARS Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder ($40)

While it looks stark white in the pan, this powder goes on silky-smooth with no chalkiness or visible color to be found on most skin tones. Sporting glycerin and vitamin E, this cream-meets-powder formula keeps skin hydrated yet matte, hiding fine lines, wrinkles and pores in a flash.

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