Best Compact Powders for Dry Skin – Top 7 Picks


Most compact powders help in controlling the shine on your face and reducing its oiliness. But what happens when your skin type is dry and you want to pick a compact powder that is suitable for your skin type? All you do is to buy a compact that is rich in oils or hydrating agents which will add the much needed moisture to your skin. There are many compacts available in the market which help in sealing in your foundation, keeping your skin hydrated and shine free. Here is a look at the best compact powders for dry skin.


Best Compact Powders for Dry Skin

1. Revlon Touch and Glow Moisturizing Powder Compact

Revlon Touch and Glow Moisturizing Powder Compact

The Revlon Touch and Glow Moisturizing Compact is a non drying compact that provides a powdery matte finish. The pressed powder comes with moisturizers that hydrate the skin and smooth out the skin tone. It comes in natural matte and ivory matte shades. It is priced at Rs. 415 for 12 g.

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2. Lakme Absolute White Intense Wet and Dry compact

Lakme Absolute White Intense Wet and Dry compact

The Lakme Absolute White Intense Wet and Dry compact contains hyaluronic acid which  hydrates the skin and restores the natural glow of the skin and Vitamin B3 which acts as a whitening agent. The creamy compact doubles up as a foundation and powder compact. Blend it into the skin directly after applying your sunscreen. It comes in ivory fair, beige honey and golden medium shades and is priced at Rs. 650 for 9g.

3. Revlon Colorstay Aqua Mineral Finishing Powder

Revlon Colorstay Aqua Mineral Finishing Powder

 The Revlon Colorstay Aqua Mineral Finishing Powder is a translucent powder with SPF 13. It delivers a burst of hydrating coconut water and provides an instant cooling sensation upon application. The powder is ideal for setting your foundation and giving you a sheer glow. It is priced at Rs. 1250 for 9.9 gm.

4. Bourjois Healthy Balance Unifying Powder

Bourjois Healthy Balance Unifying Powder

The Bourjois Healthy Balance Unifying Powder comes in 4 shades of and promises 10 hour matte and radiant complexion. It has exotic fruit ingredients which help in hydrating the skin and keeping it shine free. The ultra fine texture is easy to blend into the skin. It is priced at Rs. 710 for 9g.

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5. Chambor Luminous Compact Powder

Chambor Luminous Compact Powder

The Chambor Luminous Compact powder comes with SPF 15 and is a light and creamy compact. It has fatty acids in it which smooth away fine lines and keep your skin nourished. The skin friendly formula provides enhanced comfort and adherence to the skin. It comes in 5 shades and is priced at Rs. 1295.

6. Lakme 9 to 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact

Lakme 9 to 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact

The Lakme 9 to 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Compact is infused with Vitamin E which locks in the moisture and conditions the skin. It comes in 3 shades- almond, apricot and melon to suit Indian skin tones. It absorbs excessive shine and keeps the skin flawless through the day. It is priced at Rs. 325 for 8 g.

7. Maybelline Dream Matte Powder Compact

Maybelline Dream Matte Powder Compact

The Maybelline Dream Matte Powder Compact is enriched with active ingredients that nourish and hydrate the skin while also keeping it shine free for long hours. It evens out complexion and gives you a glowing and a radiant look.  It comes in 4 shades and is priced at Rs. 475 for 9 gm.

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