Beauty Report Card: Loose Setting Powder

Beauty Report Card: Loose Setting Powder
Friday, March 1, 2019

All our beauty experts’ have tried and reviewed the featured loose setting powder of the month. 

If you haven’t seen their reviews, you can read it here:

1. Felicia

2. Rachel Lim

3. Rachell Tan

4. Vanessa


Here’s the overall rating on how each product fares. Read till the end for our giveaway!


Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Setting Powder


A superfine, weightless loose setting powder curated in 8 sheer shades to perfect and extend makeup wear for that filtered, photo-ready finish on lock.

When looking good is the name of the game, your makeup better be able to keep up. Enter Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder: This superfine, insanely silky loose powder sets and extends makeup wear, working all day to blur the look of pores, fines lines, and imperfections for a hyper-smooth filter that didn’t come to play—so bring on the paparazzi.

Beauty Panelist Ratings

Felicia: 4.2/5 Stars

Rachel Lim: 4.7/5 Stars

Rachell Tan: 4.5/5 Stars

Vanessa: 4/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 4.4/5 Stars | Retailing at $44 (28g)


Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

The #1 setting powder* sets makeup for 12 hours with a matte finish

Cult favorite and winner of multiple major awards, Laura Mercier's "best in beauty," #1 setting powder* is your go-to powder. Pros love the super smooth application, which goes on evenly, blends effortlessly and provides great wear. Sets makeup for 12 hours without adding weight or texture.

Beauty Panelist Ratings

Felicia: 4.5/5 Stars

Rachel Lim: 4.2/5 Stars

Rachell Tan: 4.5/5 Stars

Vanessa: 4/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 4.3/5 Stars | Retailing at $70 (30g)


IT COSMETICS Bye Bye Pores™ Poreless Finish Airbrush Powder

Instantly erase the appearance of imperfections with Bye Bye Pores™, your airbrushed perfection in a jar! Developed with plastic surgeons and infused with Bye Bye Pores Optical Blurring Technology™, this anti-aging, skin-perfecting powder utilizes real silk to make your pores disappear from view, and hydrolyzed collagen to smooth away the look of wrinkles. Loads of antioxidants, peptides and skin-loving ingredients give you a shine-free, airbrushed finish. Plus, the universal translucent shade goes on completely clear and works on all skin tones!

Beauty Panelist Ratings

Felicia: 3/5 Stars

Rachel Lim: 4.8/5 Stars

Rachell Tan: 3/5 Stars

Vanessa: 3.5/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 3.6/5 Stars | Retailing at $42 (6.8g)


Select which loose setting powder you would love to try most and we will pick 1 winner for each product!