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face powder

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a flesh-tinted cosmetic powder worn to make the face look less shiny, softer, etc

face′ pow`der


n.
a cosmetic powder used to give a matte finish to the face.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.face powder - cosmetic powder for the faceface powder - cosmetic powder for the face  
makeup, make-up, war paint - cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
powder - any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder
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She also shed light on the fact that Atiqa Odho Cosmetics have been specifically designed for the Asian skin tone, which is why all the shades, whether those of lipsticks, eye shadows, face powders or blush-on, complement the Pakistani woman of every age.
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Verdict: As face powders go this one doesn't measure up well.
Whether it is shimmering silver eye shadows, glitter laden lips glosses or sparkling golden body and face powders, metallic shades really shine.
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Expect to pay from pounds 12 for the new basic shades and up to pounds 38 for the new Poudre Sur Mesure face powders, which ensure an allday matte complexion.
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