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Use talcum powder as make-up hack

Saturday - January 13, 2018 5:56 am , Category : LIFESTYLE

New Delhi Jan 13 (IANS) A talcum powder can be used not just for absorbing sweat and for making you fragrant but also for volumising eyelashes and setting your make-up suggest experts.



Puniti beauty expert at 7 Shades by Puniti Unisex Salon and Vijay Singhal senior dermatologist at Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute have listed uses of talcum powder:

* You can use talcum powder while doing your eyelash make-up. Before applying mascara on the eyelashes dust on some talcum powder very lightly. This will result in a fuller and longer look. Make sure to close your eyes while applying to avoid irritation and itching of the eyes.

* Set your make-up: Talcum powder serves as an amazing base for make-up. To avoid getting that greasy look from your make-up just apply a base coat of talcum powder. It helps in setting your make-up and absorbing all that excess oil. Just make sure to wash it off properly as it shouldn t remain on for long.

* To avoid itching and redness experienced after waxing you can use talcum powder before getting waxed. Gently dust the area which is to be waxed with talcum powder. This results in a super smooth and silky look and feel.

* Talc serves as a wonderful dry shampoo. To get a silky look for your hair sprinkle some talcum powder on the roots of your hair. This will absorb the excess oil and will give your hair a silky finish. Just make sure to wash it off once you re done. However don t make it a habit to use talc regularly as it shouldn t be used excessively. These are just for quick results.

* Talcum is also helpful for eliminating body odour and give freshness. In case you have areas of irritated skin rub a bit of talcum powder in to calm it.

--IANS
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