Whether you’re going au natural or full-on glam, no makeup look is complete without face powder. And in the heat of PH, only a weightless formula will do. So, let’s narrow down our options, shall we? Put your best face forward with 4 of Asia’s finest powders, below!

1. Mizon Correct Powder Pact, now on sale at P525 (limited time only)
BEST FOR: Relieving dry patches

WHY IT WORKS: Battling parched, flaky skin? This featherlight pact combines everything your thirsty complexion could ever need: a moisture-sealing formula, silky finish, and SPF 50 to boot. It’s basically your skin—but so much better.

CUSTOMER SAYS: “This correcting powder pact has light/medium coverage, very natural which makes it perfect for [an everyday look]. True to its claim, it doesn’t make my skin dry, very light weight and it tones and corrects [my dullness] …” — Jonalyn, 26, Normal

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2. Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Pact, now on sale at P480 (limited time only)
BEST FOR: Controlling oily T-zones

WHY IT WORKS: This cult classic is a greasy girl’s dream. A fusion of moisture-retentive Jeju minerals and ultra-fine particles, it stunts oil production to keep you shine-free. It can pretty much replace your blotting sheets!

CUSTOMER SAYS: “This powder did a lot to my face. Blurs the [imperfections]. The coverage is just fantastic. [Skin is soft] to touch and no blotting paper all day. Feels light and i dont need [a] large amount to finish my makeup.” – AM, 29, Combination

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3. Lioele Sun Elastic Pact SPF 26, P720
BEST FOR: Brightening dull skin

WHY IT WORKS: Four words: matte but not flat. This pearl-infused powder strikes the perfect balance between shine control and a radiant finish. Plus, its unique elastic formula adheres like a second skin. Sounds like a Holy Grail, if you ask us!

CUSTOMER SAYS: “The powder is very light on my skin and it did not cake at all. this powder makes my skin [look] radiant and glowing and most especially oil free.” — Thea, 25, Normal

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4. Palgantong Cosmetics Theatrical Powder (20g), now on sale at P1,080 (limited time only)
BEST FOR: Keeping your makeup fresh

WHY IT WORKS: This Japanese classic is a fave among Korean TV stars for a reason. Besides its photogenic finish, the unique Ceramin formula resists sweat and oil to keep your makeup undistubed. Plus, its powder particles are half the size of most other formulas. So really, calling it “weightless” would be an understatement!

CUSTOMER SAYS: “It’s neither matte nor dewy but a good in-between. I wore this from sun-up to sun-down exploring Hong Kong on foot and by train and it [stayed] on the whole day.” — Nadine, 28, Combination

Shop it here.

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