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The #1 Setting Powder*, it's no wonder 1 Translucent Loose Setting Powder is sold every 20 seconds!**
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Set, don’t settle with the original Translucent Loose Setting Powder, now with 24HR Shine Control! Cult favorite and winner of major awards, Laura Mercier’s “Best in beauty” Translucent Loose Setting Powder is beloved for its 16HR wear and iconic soft-focus finish with zero flashback.

Truly translucent, the #1 Setting Powder* is Laura’s makeup must-have to set and maintain the color of your Foundation. Exceptionally milled to deliver incredible staying power without weight or texture so skin looks and feels soft, smooth and flawless from day to night. It’s no wonder, 1 Translucent Loose Setting Powder is sold every 20 seconds!** In 3 shades for virtually all skin tones including dry skin, combination skin and especially oily skin.

Reduces Shine: 86% of consumers say the powder reduces shine throughout the day.***
16 Hour Soft Matte Finish: sets makeup for 16-hours of transfer resistant wear, with 95% of consumers saying it controls oil all day****making it the best setting powder for oily skin types.
Feels Breathable: 95% of consumers say the ultra finely-milled powders feel lightweight on skin and allow skin to breathe.****
No Texture: 89% of consumers say the powder doesn’t settle into imperfections and never looks cakey.****
No Photo Flashback: take our no photo flashback test and say good-bye to flashback with our anti-shine powder formula!
Truly Translucent: 84% of consumers say the powder is translucent upon application for a naturally flawless look.****
Beloved for Blurring: 92% of consumers say the powder instantly blurs imperfections.****
Smoothing Effect: 94% of consumers say the powder gives a smooth look to skin!****
Foolproof: our artist-inspired “press & roll” technique ensures the perfect application every time, with 91% of consumers saying it applies effortlessly.****
Best Setting Powder for all Skin Types: oily skin, dry skin, combination skin

Does not clog pores. Dermatologist-tested. Suitable for all skin types, including oily skin, dry skin, and combination skin. Non-comedogenic. 

Three Shades for Virtually All Skintones
Translucent: Perfect for Fair to Medium Skin Tones.
Translucent Honey: Sets medium skin tones with olive and golden undertones.
Translucent Medium Deep: ideal for medium-deep to deep skin tones. 

Key Ingredients
Vitamin C + E Powders: powerful antioxidants known to support a more even toned complexion overtime
Botanical Blurring Powder: silky, finely-milled plant derived powder blurs the looks of pores and absorbs excess oil
Skin Conditioning Powder: natural amino acid powder that melts into skin for an undetectable finish
Ultra, Finely-milled Texture: becomes one with skin, without emphasizing texture, imperfections, or dry patches

*Based on #1 US Rank by NPD Group Inc in Prestige Retail, YE 2021.
** Based on Laura Mercier US wholesale YE2020
***Based on Consumer Perception Study of 63 subjects with Translucent Loose Setting Powder and Flawless Lumière
****Based on Consumer Perception Study of 63 subjects with Translucent Loose Setting Powder alone

***Based on Consumer Perception Study of 63 subjects with Translucent Loose Setting Powder and Flawless Lumière
****Based on Consumer Perception Study of 63 subjects with Translucent Loose Setting Powder alone

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4.7
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
Based on 9,393 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 7.5k Total 4 star reviews: 1.3k Total 3 star reviews: 436 Total 2 star reviews: 94 Total 1 star reviews: 72
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9,393 reviews
  • Tina J.
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    Translucent Loose Setting Powder
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    Translucent Loose Setting Powder Translucent Honey
    I recommend this product
    Skin Tone Light Medium
    Skin Type Combination
    Best To Use For Matte Finish
    Age 41-50
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 minutes ago
    The Best ever

    This powder makes my clients look RED CARPET READY BABY!! The finish is FLAWLESS! My Bestie!!!

  • Ramona K.
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    Translucent Loose Setting Powder Translucent
    I recommend this product
    Skin Tone Light
    Skin Type Dry
    Best To Use For Blends Well, Sheer Coverage, Natural Finish, All Day Wear
    Age over 60
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 week ago
    Smooth Finish to Foundation

    I am fair complexion, the translucent powder blends well & keeps my foundation looking smooth for many hours.

  • Gayla A S.
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    Translucent Loose Setting Powder
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    Translucent Loose Setting Powder Translucent
    I recommend this product
    Skin Tone Light Medium
    Skin Type Dry
    Best To Use For Blends Well, All Day Wear, Quick Application, Natural Finish
    Age over 60
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 week ago
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    It is the best powder I have ever tried!

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Translucent Loose Setting Powder Frequently Asked Questions

What is translucent loose setting powder used for?

Translucent loose setting powder is a makeup product used to set and finish your makeup look. It's specifically designed to create a matte, shine-free finish, control oiliness, and prolong the wear of your makeup. This powder is called "translucent" because it's colorless, making it suitable for all skin tones. It's often applied as the final step in a makeup routine to help your makeup stay in place and look flawless for a longer period.

What is translucent loose setting powder?

Translucent loose setting powder is a finely milled, colorless powder that is used to set makeup. It helps to reduce shine, minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines, and provide a smooth, matte finish without altering your skin's color. It's a versatile product that works for all skin tones and is a must-have in many makeup routines.

How to use translucent loose setting powder?

To use translucent loose setting powder, first, apply your foundation, concealer, and any other cream or liquid products. Then, use a makeup brush or sponge to lightly apply the powder over your face, concentrating on areas prone to shine, such as the T-zone. Gently tap off any excess powder and blend it evenly to set your makeup and control oil throughout the day.

Is loose powder the same as setting powder?

Loose powder is a broad category that includes various types of finely milled powders. Setting powder is a specific type of loose powder designed to set makeup and control shine. While setting powder can be loose, not all loose powders are setting powders. Loose powders can also include translucent, colored, or finishing powders that serve different purposes, like adding color, blurring imperfections, or providing a luminous finish.

Where do you apply setting powder?

Setting powder should be applied to areas where you want to set your makeup and control shine. This often includes the T-zone (forehead, nose, and chin), under the eyes, and along the jawline. It's essential to avoid over-powdering, as this can result in a heavy, cakey appearance.

How do you match setting powder to skin tone?

To match setting powder to your skin tone, opt for a translucent setting powder, as it's designed to be universal and won't affect your foundation's color. Colored setting powders are also available in various shades to match different skin tones if you want to add a touch of color or correct imperfections.

Do you use setting spray before or after powder?

Setting spray is typically applied after setting powder. Setting powder is used to create a matte finish, se