11 Translucent Powders That Work Like a Real-Life Instagram Filter

Setting powders blur imperfections and mask shine all day long. Makeup artists share their top picks. 

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Meet your skin’s new secret weapon: translucent powder. If you haven't used it before, you're seriously missing out—even if you normally wear minimal makeup, adding a few additional seconds to your beauty routine for this extra step is totally worth it. A dusting of translucent powder sets the rest of your makeup and masks shine throughout the day. What's more, it blurs imperfections like fine lines and acne, and also makes visible pores disappear. It's like an Instagram filter you can wear all day. 

 

We reached out to top makeup artists to ask for their all-time favorite powders. Grab your phone—it’s about to be selfie time.

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