These Are No Ordinary Face Powders

Powders are pretty hard to avoid in the beauty world — we wear them on our eyes, in our hair, and even on our lips. But honestly, we haven't always loved the way they felt or looked on our face. (The words chalky, dry, and cakey might come to mind.)
But this year, all of that changed. Beauty brands turned the powder category on its head — with formulas that are not only silky, but also hydrate, brighten, and smooth while they sit there on your face. Since we're all about multitasking, we thought we'd gather our favourite next-generation powders so you can experience the magic too. Check 'em out in the slides ahead.

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