setting powders in malaysia

15 Best Setting Powders in Malaysia That’ll Keep Your Makeup In Place

Categories : Makeup

Trust us on this, a top-notch setting powder is a must-have in any makeup kit. Especially in a hot country like Malaysia where heat and humidity can ruin a makeup look even before it is done. That is why it is so important to let your makeup set to give it more longevity. Even if you prefer a dewy or more natural finish over a matte finish, the setting powder can help lock in the look to create a smoother, poreless and refined surface. It can also absorb excess oil and keep products intact longer. With all these boast talks of setting powders, below we present you 15 best setting powders in Malaysia, all of which are our editors’ favourites.

Before we get to any of that, remember when it comes to setting powders, the less is more. Setting powders are not your compacts so they do not brighten up your face instead just helps to lock in the makeup and gives more control of the product. To use a setting powder is pretty easy. Just place your brush in the powder and brush it on your forehead, nose, chin, and the sides of the mouth to remove excess oil. Now, that you know the basics of setting powders, let’s look into Beauty Insider Malaysia approved setting powders in Malaysia.

1. Nars Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder

One of the most popular setting powders in Malaysia, Nars Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder has a luxurious formula that blends effortlessly. It can adjust to any sources of light and gives your skin a perfect camera-ready finish. It can also fade fine lines, wrinkles, and pores which make it ideal for all skin types. 

Price: RM141.00

Where to Buy: Zalora Malaysia

2. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder

This superfine, weightless loose setting powder is without a doubt a game-changer. It is insanely silky soft in texture and can help set and extend your makeup’s longevity. It can also blur the look of pores, fines lines, and imperfections. The best part is the Pro Filt’r comes in eight versatile shades that can fit all skin tones.  And with its light-as-air blend formula, this powder won’t give you a cakey or clotted finish.

Price: RM134.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

3. Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Powder

One of the best-selling setting powders in Malaysia, the Huda Beauty Easy Bake Loose Powder is an easy-to-use loose powder that is perfectly curated for all skin tones. It can help you create an airbrushed, long-lasting complexion as well as hold your makeup in place all day long. This powder is also super easy to use due to its extremely light and silky texture. It can blend seamlessly into the skin and gives you a matte with a hint of sheen finish. The powder is available in whopping eight shades so pick the one that best fits your skin.

Price: RM150.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

4. Dior Diorskin Forever Loose Powder

Diorskin Forever & Ever Control loose powder can instantly smooth and mattify your skin. It is formulated to absorb excess sebum and neutralise shine. It is suitable for all skin types especially those with oily skin as it can eliminate excess oil and ensure your makeup is set and lasts throughout the day. Plus, it also won’t dry out your skin instead it will feel super weightless and smooth on the skin.

Price: RM207.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

5. Kat Von D Beauty Lock-It Setting Powder 

One of the most common issues people face with setting powder is the white residues, that is not the case with Kat Von D Beauty Lock-It Setting Powder. This translucent powder can blend seamlessly into any skin tone and type. It can also give you a smooth, non-chalky appearance. In fact, it can keep your makeup locked in for up to 12 hours. While also smoothing out the tiny imperfections for a smooth flawless look all day long.

Price: RM145.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

6. Mac Cosmetics Studio Fix Perfecting Powder

If you have sensitive skin, then the Mac Cosmetics Studio Fix Perfecting Powder is perfect for you. It will not dry out or irritate your skin as it is made of ingredients that will keep your skin feeling comfortable and nourished. In fact, it is dermatologically tested and proven to be non-acnegenic, meaning it will likely not trigger any acne breakouts. Besides that, this setting powder can also help control your skin’s oil level and give you a nice matte finish.

Price: RM124.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

7. Clarins Mineral Loose Powder

Another of the best-selling setting powders in Malaysia, the Clarins Mineral Loose Powder is something you shouldn’t miss. It is super fine and lightweight in texture. It is infused with minerals that can give you a translucent, radiant finish. The powder can also protect your skin against dehydration and maintains its suppleness all day long. 

Price: RM150.00

Where to Buy: Clarins Malaysia

8. IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed Powder 

Infused with ingredients like collagen, and anti-ageing antioxidants like vitamins A, C and E, the Bye Bye Pores Silk HD Anti-Aging Micro-Powder is a hardworking powder that can prevent skin damage and maintain its elasticity. It can settle right into all your fine lines, wrinkles, and pores, giving you an airbrush finish. Besides that, it also contains vitamin K, which can reduce discolouration and diminishes the appearance of pores. It is suitable for everyone and we highly recommend it for those with mature skin.

Price: RM140.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

9. Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder

One of the most affordable setting powders in Malaysia, Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder can do wonders for your skin. Firstly, it can keep your makeup in place as well as control the level of oil on your skin by absorbing excess sebum. It is infused with top Korean ingredients like Jeju minerals and mint which also aid in keeping your skin healthy and hydrated. The setting powder is also pretty compact so you can carry it everywhere. 

Price: RM28.00

Where to Buy: Zalora Malaysia

10. Too Faced Born This Way Setting Powder

Need a lightweight setting powder to ensure your makeup lasts all day? Then, the Too Faced Born This Way Setting Powder is the best fit for you. It can brighten and boost your skin’s radiance with its silky formula. Not only can this setting powder keep your makeup set for the whole day, but it can also craft a matte finish. And don’t worry about oil residues as this powder is grease-free!

Price: RM143.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

11. Anastasia Beverly Hills  Loose Setting Powder

This vegan setting powder is super easy to use and lightweight. It is easily blendable and sets makeup with a smooth, flawless matte finish. It sort of just melts into your skin giving you a brighter and refined look. It is available in four tinted shades ( light, medium, tan and deep). Oh, did we also mention that it is free from gluten and oil so fret not it won’t clog pores!

Price: RM170.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

12. COVER FX Matte Setting Powder

The COVER FX Matte Setting Powder is a talc-free sheer loose powder. It can set your makeup and impart a matte finish. Infused with Kaolin Clay and other oil-absorbing ingredients, this setting powder can minimize oil and diffuse the appearance of pores. The talc-free formula is also great for baking as it will not give you a chalky or cakey finish on the skin.

Price: RM159.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

13. Tarte Shape Tape Setting Powder

Another vegan-friendly setting powder in the list, the Tarte Shape Tape Setting Powder is perfect for everyone. It can flawlessly blur out visible pores and set your makeup so it lasts all day long. Apart from that, this powder can also mattify and absorb excess oil. It also diffuses light to make your skin look radiant while preventing flashback in photos. It is dermatologically tested to be safe for all skin types!

Price: RM145.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

14. Urban Decay All Nighter Waterproof Setting Powder

This weightless powder by Urban Decay can mattify your complexion while blurring out pores and imperfections. It can also block shine, without dulling your inner glow. Oh, the powder is also waterproof so it can stand through sweat, water and everything! Simply buff the powder over your foundation for long-lasting, locked-in coverage for up to 11 hours! It works well for all skin tones and any skin types.

Price: RM158.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

15. Butter London Lumimatte Blurring Finishing & Setting Powder

Last but not least in the best setting powders in Malaysia list is Butter London Lumimatte Blurring Finishing & Setting Powder. This luminous yet mattifying setting powder is super weightless and has a translucent blurring effect that can give you a smoother appearance. Formulated with skin-nourishing ingredients along with super fine pearl, this multitasking powder can also brighten up your appearance while locking in moisture for a flawless finish.

Price: RM120.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia