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face powder

noun
1.
a cosmetic powder used to give a mat finish to the face.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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Examples from the web for face powder
  • She curled her hair and wore face powder, lipstick, and rouge.
  • Silt particles are approximately the size of face powder particles.
  • Cosmetics included face powder, shampoo, shaving cream and hand lotion.
British Dictionary definitions for face powder

face powder

noun
1.
a flesh-tinted cosmetic powder worn to make the face look less shiny, softer, etc
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