10 Best powder foundations for the scorching summer

Arushi Sakhuja
Summer is synonymous with skincare woes — think oily, acne-prone skin. So this season keep the summer sweat at bay as you add to your makeup kit a quintessential summer beauty product — Powder Foundation. While they are a hero product, these are often overlooked products in your makeup bag.
If you want to keep your skin looking matte and poreless, it’s time to introduce a powder foundation to your routine. An ideal choice to liquid counterparts, these are ideal to keep oily and shininess at bay. But even if you’re skin is not prone to oil or shine, powder foundations are useful for minor touch-ups and to keep your makeup look intact for the day. What’s more? They all give off a major blurring effect making skin look smooth and flawless.
So, swap your liquid foundation with Luxebook’s edit of the best powder foundations, especially for summer!
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation
Powder Foundation
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The ultimate go-to for all beauty enthusiasts, MAC’s studio fix powder is one you’ll find in every woman’s makeup kit! Being the god of powder foundations, this budget-friendly, go-to is buildable without looking or feeling cakey. Buy it here
Dior Back Stage Face & Body Powder
Powder Foundation
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Looking to channel a naturally lit-from-within look? The Dior’s Back Stage Powder Foundation is perfect for you,  A weightless translucent powder it evens out your complexion leaving you with flawless skin.  Buy it here
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Matte Powder Foundation
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Matte Powder Foundation
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Awaken your inner glow with EsteĂ© Lauder’s lightweight power foundation. Being waterproof, sweatproof, and humidity-resistant, it’s just what you need to beat the heat. The sleek and luxurious packaging surely makes this one worth splurging on. Buy it here
Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Foundation Powder
Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Foundation Powder
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Laura Mercier products are well-known for their seamless, long-lasting finish; this popular oil- and fragrance-free foundation is no exception. This evolutionary lightweight, oil-free foundation powder blurs the line between real skin and makeup, creating a natural look. Buy it here
Clinique Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder
Clinique Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder
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The secret behind a no-makeup makeup look. Clinique’s Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder is an ideal solution for oiliness. With light coverage, it gives your skin radiance and a subtle tint to maintain a fresh look. The ultra-sheer texture gives your skin an ultimate matte appearance. Buy it here
Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Powder Foundation
Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Powder Foundation
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Available in 50 shades, this best-selling foundation compact from Fenty Beauty has a featherweight formula that’s sweat- and crease-resistant. Offering light to full coverage in a non-cakey soft matte, embrace an even, elegant and exquisite complexion. Buy it here 
Too Faced, Born This Way Pressed Powder Foundation
Too Faced, Born This Way Pressed Powder Foundation
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This pick combines the creaminess of a liquid foundation with the mattifying power of a powder into a single, jack-of-all-trades face product. Get naturally radiant, flawlessly smooth skin in seconds, the Too Faced Born This Way Pressed Powder Foundation is a 3-in-1 powder foundation that can be used alone for an easy natural coverage or over liquid foundation to set makeup. Buy it here
Benefit Cosmetics Hello Happy Velvet Powder Foundation
Benefit Cosmetics Hello Happy Velvet Powder Foundation
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Say hello to youthful radiance, all while blurring unwanted imperfections. This buildable, velvety-smooth powder foundation. mattifies all day yet feels creamy-soft with shea-butter extracts known to create a luxuriously smooth feel. Buy it here
Bobbi Brown, Skin Weightless Powder Foundation
Powder Foundation
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Inspired by the look and feel of gorgeous skin, this oil-free powder has a soft and creamy texture that feels smooth and comfortable. Slip this handy compact into your handbag for instant touch-ups throughout the day. Buy it here 
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish 
Powder Foundation
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Say hello to an airbrush looked with Charlotte Tilbury’s Flawless finish powder. With a soft texture, the product is easy to apply and blends in seamlessly for a soft focus-finish. Enriched with sweet almond oil and rose wax it provides smoothness and moisture of the skin. Buy it here 
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