dusting powder


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dusting powder

n.
A fine powder, such as talcum powder, used on the skin.
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Noun1.dusting powder - a fine powder for spreading on the body (as after bathing)dusting powder - a fine powder for spreading on the body (as after bathing)
powder - any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder
talcum powder, talcum - a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture
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It came in a lovely big box with matching dusting powder.
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least one gel, an O/W emulsion, a W/O/W emulsion, a W/O emulsion, a microemulsion, an ointment, a cream, a dusting powder, a foam, an aerosol preparation and/or a cosmetic stick.
Dust yourself down with a touch of Per Una Shimmer Dusting Powder, pounds 7.50 from M&S, to ensure you dazzle on the dancefloor in more ways than one.
Specific creams, ointments, dusting powder and lotions can be prescribed to eliminate the MRSA from the nose, skin and any wounds.
The pearlised bath essence is in an elegant glass decanter, pounds 9.95, complete with a silky tassel and the dusting powder, pounds 8.45, with a pretty retro powder puff.