Definition of face powder in English:

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face powder

Pronunciation: /ˈfās ˌpoudər/

noun

Flesh-tinted cosmetic powder used to improve the appearance of the face by reducing shine and concealing blemishes.
Example sentences
  • Make-ups include vanishing cream, face powder, compressed powders, and cream makeup.
  • This morning I showered, moisturised, selected a skirt, tried it on with a couple of tops, selected the right top, blow dried my hair, applied face powder, mascara and lipstick, put on my new skimpy sandals and made my way into work.
  • She tries in vain to reverse what is happening through the use of face powder and a powder puff, but with the knowledge that nothing can be done.

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Syllabification: face pow·der

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