face powder

noun
a cosmetic powder used to give a mat finish to the face.

Origin:
1855–60

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

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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.
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