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Princeton's WordNet

  1. face powder(noun)

    cosmetic powder for the face


  1. face powder(Noun)

    A cosmetic made from coloured talc, applied to the face


  1. Face powder

    Face powder is a cosmetic powder applied to the face to set a foundation after application. It can also be reapplied throughout the day to minimize shininess caused by oily skin. There is translucent sheer powder, and there is pigmented powder. Certain types of pigmented facial powders are meant be worn alone with no base foundation. Powder tones the face and gives an even appearance. Besides toning the face, some powders with sunscreen can also reduce skin damage from sunlight and environmental stress. It comes packaged either as a compact or as loose powder. It can be applied with a sponge, brush, or powder puff. Uniform distribution over the face is achieved more easily when a loose powder is applied. Because of the wide variation among human skin tones, there is a corresponding variety of colors of face powder. There are also several types of powder. A common powder used in beauty products is talc, which is absorbent and provides toning to the skin.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of face powder in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of face powder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.

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