It’s no secret that we’re fans of anything that creates flawless-looking skin—makeup included. The results may be temporary, but hey, we’ll take what we can get. So, here’s a shoutout to one of our favorite skin-perfectors: translucent loose powder.

One sweep of the stuff can make the world of a difference in any #lewk. Made with finely-milled particles, these powders blur the pores, mattify oil, and lend the skin a velvety finish. All this without emphasizing texture! In fact, if you get the right formula, it’ll basically be invisible. See for yourself with our two picks below.

SPLURGE: Banila Co. Prime Primer Finish Powder, P1,150 A world-famous Korean staple, the Banila Co. Prime Primer Finish Powder needs little introduction. It fulfills the duties of any good loose powder: applies like silk on the skin, minimizes pores and fine lines, and controls oil. But the real kicker? This featherlight formula delivers an airbrushed finish. Simply apply it over your oily areas and under the eyes for an instantly brighter, fresher look. Worth every peso, if you ask us!

Shop it here.

SAVE: Imagic Ultra Light Translucent Loose Powder, now on sale at P399 (limited time only) Say goodbye to chalkiness with the Imagic Ultra Light Translucent Loose Powder. It leaves the skin looking soft and matte while also diminishing imperfections. As for caking? That’s the least of your worries. Thanks to its weightless formula, all you get is a smoother, more polished face no matter how many times you touch up. Score!

Shop it here.

What’s your pick: Banila Co.’s airbrush fix or Imagic’s translucent steal?

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