20 Best Drugstore Foundation Powders
Every makeup routine and every flawless makeup start in the very same way. If you want to ensure that you get flawless coverage and makeup that lasts all day, you simply must start with a good foundation. With hundreds of options on the market, how do you know which powders give you what you want, and which are just a waste of time? You’ve found the answer you’ve been looking for. This list of the best drugstore foundations will give you all the inspiration you need to find the right powder foundation for your beauty routine, and give you the flawless look you deserve.
1Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder Foundation
There’s nothing that can compare to that delicate, airbrushed look. All the models on the front of magazines flaunt it, movie stars rock it, and now it’s your turn. This loose powder will give you perfect coverage and set your skin to hold any makeup, while still providing you with a soft, airbrushed look that would make any magazine proud to have you on the cover.
2Neutrogena Healthy Skin Pressed Powder Foundation
It can be hard finding the right foundation. It seems this one makes your skin break out in acne, and that one causes your skin to dry. You need something that your skin can also love, and with this powder, you have that very thing. Neutrogena Healthy Skin is the perfect combination, providing your skin with moisture, but not clogging your pores. Say hello to dreamy, creamy coverage in a pressed powder that will make your day perfect.
3Milani Even Touch Pressed Powder
Blotchy skin is never a good thing, whether you are dealing with imperfections, dark circles, or acne. With the Milani Even Touch pressed powder, uneven skin tone is a thing of the past. It doesn’t matter what you want to be covered, this Milani foundation will smooth out your skin and leave you with a radiant, perfectly even glow.
4NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Powder
Don’t you hate it when you walk out of your bathroom ready to face the day looking perfect, then you see yourself at lunch and realize everything has fallen flat? But when you have class, friends, and other things to do with your day, you can’t spend it making sure your makeup is perfect. With the NYX Stay Matte but Not Flat powder, you can rest assured your makeup is going to stay fresh and polished all day – no more need for touch ups!
5Revlon Nearly Naked Powder
Though the smoky eyes and bright lips are fun, few things can compare to the natural beauty in a no-makeup look, and with the Revlon Nearly Naked, you are going to get that day off feeling without taking the day off! This lightweight powder offers superior coverage without giving your face that heavy feeling. Go ahead, spend today Nearly Naked.
6NYC Smooth Skin Pressed Powder
It doesn’t matter how old you are or what you do, it’s every girl’s dream to have smooth, flawless skin. Yet with this common wish, it can feel impossible to achieve. Thankfully, all you need for this flawless look is the right foundation, and with the NYC Smooth Skin, you can achieve flawless features within minutes. You know you only have a few minutes before you have to dash off to school, so why not make the most of them with this smooth powder?
7Maybelline Super Stay Better Skin
If there was a makeup genie, it’s almost certain every girl would wish for makeup that stays in place. Unfortunately, not all makeup is created equal, and for makeup that stays in place all day, you need to have the right powder. The Super Stay Better Skin pressed powder is a unique formula that glides on like a liquid, but has the resilience of a powder. With only a single layer, you can rest assured your makeup is going to look flawless from first quarter until school’s out.
8L’OREAL True Match Lumi Cushion Powder
Let’s face it, if there was a way to luxuriously pamper ourselves every single day of the week, we’d take it. With the L’OREAL Lumi Cushion, you can do that very thing. This cushion provides you with the perfect shade as only the True Match can, giving you that movie star look all day, every day. Forget getting out of bed early to do your makeup, you can pamper yourself whenever you want, and still look like a queen.
9Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
To choose pressed powders, or to not choose pressed powders? A question that has plagued many a girl for years. With the Rimmel Stay Matte, you’re going to get the coverage of a pressed powder, but the luxury of a loose powder, all in one! Simply brush this pressed powder across your face, and watch the blemishes disappear in a flash. It truly is as simple as that.
10Revlon Photo Ready Pressed Powder
In this world of Instagram and Facebook, you need to be ready for your close up at a moment’s notice. With the Revlon Photo Ready foundation, you never have to worry about which angle is your good angle. This powder provides all day coverage that looks great – no matter how close that camera gets. Be ready for all those instant selfies with this compact powder.
11Rimmel Lasting Finish Mineral Powder
Who needs chemicals when you can use minerals? Do your skin a favor with the Rimmel Lasting Finish Mineral powder, and feel great while you strut your stuff. This mineral powder is perfect for oily skin, and will give you the coverage you want without clogging your pores. You know what that means – flawless coverage that won’t cause breakouts. And you thought you already had a perfect foundation.
12Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Loose Foundation Powder
You have to admit, there are days when a loose powder is all that will suffice, so why not double the luxury and make it a mineral powder? With the Neutrogena Mineral Sheers collection, you can get that loose powder application with all the healthy glow mineral makeup provides. Just when you thought your day couldn’t get any better, you find this in your beauty bag. Your welcome.
13Revlon ColorStay Pressed Powder
You put your makeup on in the morning, and you want it to stay in place all day. Is that too much to ask? It’s not with the Revlon ColorStay pressed powder foundation. This foundation glides on smoothly and works double time to offer you perfect coverage while holding your makeup in place. Go ahead, put on that smoky eye on a Tuesday morning, when you know your color will stay, why not go bold?
14Neutrogena Shine Control Pressed Powder
If there’s one thing that can dampen your look, it’s shine that you don’t want. But when you’re pulled in a dozen different directions at once, how are you going to keep this under control? You need a foundation that’s going to take care of the shine and still hold your makeup in place, and you need it now! Try the Neutrogena Shine Control, it’s going to give you perfect coverage while keeping any unwanted shine under control. You’ll love it, we promise.
15Maybelline Pure Foundation Mineral Powder
It seems more and more brands are getting on board with the mineral foundations these days, and with good reason. The healthy coverage they provide along with the natural glow you love – you simply can’t turn these down. This loose Mineral foundation from Maybelline is one of the best on the market as far as coverage and longevity go. Oh, and did we mention the price? Anyone can afford this mineral makeup and indulge in the feeling for themselves.
16Physician’s Formula Super BB
If you are tired of your foundation making your oily skin worse, you’ve got to try the Physician’s Formula Supper BB powder. This pressed powder glides on and feels like a cream, but it won’t clog your pores, and it’s going to hold your makeup in place all day long. Keep it light with this foundation, and enjoy clear skin both over – and under – your makeup.
17L’OREAL Infallible Pro-Matte
Infallible. It’s the only word that can be used to describe your makeup style when you step outside in the morning. But for most, it may not be the word that’s used when you check your makeup at lunch. You need something that will last all day, something like the professionals use. L’OREAL Infallible will give you this professional coverage for a full 16 hours – much longer than you truly need. Why not give it a try and see how luxurious it really is?
18Ulta Minerals Loose Powder
Of course, we’ve all got our favorites, but no one can help but try Ulta’s own brand of makeup every now and then. We have to admit – we were surprised to see the results with this mineral powder! Step aside Maybelline, there’s a new mineral powder in town, and she’s not afraid to provide full, even coverage all day long.
19Maybelline Fit Me! Pressed Powder
The idea of one-size-fits-all sounds nice, but the fact of the matter is that this rarely works. You don’t want makeup that fits everyone, you want makeup that fits you. Maybelline has used an incredible formula with this powder – it blends into your personal skin tone, giving you personalized coverage whenever you put it on. Now that’s a proper fit, don’t you think?
20Hard Candy Welcome Matte
We all know that a good foundation is nothing to mess around with. You know what you want, and you mean business. Hard Candy has once again risen to the challenge – and delivered with their Welcome Matte foundation. Say goodbye to unwanted shine and hello to perfect, stay-in-place coverage that can stand up to your day, no matter what.