Powder: how and what to choose

The powder is generally the last product that we put on your face before you leave home. Last product, but no less important. Rather! The powder has a key role in the make-up, sets foundation and makeup in general, keep at bay the lucidity, makes radiant complexion. The high-definition powders also help to smooth the complexion and minimize dilated pores for a smoother and firmer skin.

In the market there are many different powders, each designed with specific characteristics. Let's see some examples of powders to choose from to suit your needs.

Dulling: powders for shiny skin

Generally these powders designed to be mixed with the skins fat. They help hold off the sebum production during the day and provide a matte finish to "smooth skin effect." Most of the powders opacifiers are compact and this also makes it very comfortable to wear behind in the bag, for a quick touch-up during the day. There Compact Powder Matting 8h Sephora, for example, it has a fine texture and silky, is applied on the face focusing on the most shiny areas and promises a matt skin for 8 hours. A loose powder version, however, is the Pupa Professionals Powder, mattifying powder fixative. Once applied to the skin, the powder becomes transparent and in addition to dull the skin tends to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores. The loose powder Free Pupa is mainly made from natural silica, a spherical base mineral powder that gives an incredible smoothing effect to skin.

Correct: corrective powders

Corrective powders contain within them different colors and pigments that allow you to get a skin tone and minimize the discoloration. A clear example is the powder Guerlain Meteorites Compact made with slices of different colors for a smooth complexion: white, green, lilac, beige and peach. The end result is a harmonious color that suits all skin types. A cheaper example is the powder Mineral wear correcting the powder Physicians Formula: Has a silky and dark formula in the skin and can be used both as powder and as a corrective primers.

Powder: how and what to choose

Illuminate: powders that sublimate the complexion

A dull complexion usually gives an impression of fatigue: the powder is a good ally to give a touch of freshness to the skin. Join it to the action of corrector to obtain an optimal effect which eliminates every trace of fatigue from the face. The illuminating powders help to sublimate the skin thanks to the presence of micro-bright flecks that reflect light. The new face powder Poudre Lumiere Originelle Givenchy, limited edition The Révélation Originelle, It has a texture ultra fine and impalpable. He adds freshness to the face with a light touch that makes it silky and minimizes imperfections.



Alternatively you can choose powders with a pink-colored fish, perfect to brighten the complexion graying. An example is the new powder of Kiko The Artist collection. Velvet Mineral Loose Powder Beauty in color 01 Very Light. It is a very rosy blush that if applied in the right doses, revitalizes the skin making it more fresh and rested.