Loose powder or pressed powder: is there that much of a difference? You aren’t alone if you’ve googled this question before. This post deep dives into all the important information around which powder to use to answer some of the most frequently Googled questions: is one better than the other if you have a specific skin type? Which is the best powder for oily skin or to achieve the ultimate matte face makeup?
You’re not alone in wanting to know the benefits of both and which will work best for you. Illamasqua Head of Makeup Mel Barrese says, “Pressed and loose powders generally do the same thing, they mattify and set makeup into place, but there are also some differences.”
So, this raises the age-old question –pressed powder or loose powder: Which one is best for you?