5 Unexpected Uses for Loose Powder

Think loose powder is just for setting your makeup? Think again. These ingenious ways of using your loose powder will make them the MVP for your makeup pouch.

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#1 Setting

Okay, so this one is a no brainer but applying loose powder will help set your foundation and mattify skin, especially if your foundation leaves a dewy finish. Depending on your preference, you can use either powder or brush. We prefer rubbing powder into the puff (by folding the puff into half), and dabbing it on the skin to prevent an overly-powdered look.