Formulated with french cashmere talc, these loose powders appear natural-not "cakey"-and smoothly glide on for sheer application. Laura mercier loose setting powder is an extremely lightweight, sheer & silky setting powder that contains the finest french "cashmere" talc & a unique light-reflecting ingredient that creates a "soft-focus" appearance for fine lines & imperfections. Sets makeup to prolong wear. Adds a velvety finish to any makeup or a bit of colour and coverage when foundation is not worn. Looks natural & never cakey or powdery. Oil free. Laura mercier loose shimmer powder is a sheer, ultra-fine powder that offers a gentle shimmer and glistening finish without looking too heavy or artificial. Loose shimmer powder can be applies to cheekbones, nose, forehead, brow bones and chin as a glistening highlighter. Dust on bare skin anywhere on the body, focusing on the shoulders, decolletage and midriff, for a sensual and elegant glow under evening lights. Star dust adds a touch of shimmer without adding colour. Sun dust is a warm bronze tone that offers a dazzling bronze glow.