5 Best Ways to use Translucent Loose Powder

Hiya Everyone, 🙂

How is the week coming along for you guys?  🙂

Translucent loose powder is one of those things that I always have in my vanity. I also carry a teeny bit of it in a small jar when I am travelling. Here are 5 of my favourite ways on how I use this magical powder. 🙂

  1. As a final setting powder : I finish off my entire makeup and set everything with a light dusting of translucent powder using a fluffy powder brush.Since the powder is sheer and translucent, it does not budge with my makeup colors.And it sets my makeup making it last long. 
  2. As a concealer setter : I always set my under eye concealer with translucent powder. Sometimes compact powders add a bit of cakiness underneath the eyes. Translucent powder would set the under eye concealer the most natural way.
  3. To catch eyeshadow fall out : In most cases I like to do my face makeup before the eye makeup. So I add a thick layer of loose powder underneath the eyes/ on cheek bones before doing my eye makeup. This way the loose powder catchs all the fall out. Once I am done with your eye makeup, I sweep the excess powder away. Tada! my face makeup looks fresh as ever! *happydance*
  4. For oily lids : I have very funny lids I tell ya. 😛 Some days they become super oily and some days they are dry as parched lands. 😛 So on oily lids days what I do is that I apply a bit of concealer on my lids and then set it with some loose powder. I have noticed that loose powder soaks up the oil better than the compact powder. This trick also works as a great wake-me-up trick. 🙂
  5. Foundation on good skin days : Some days when I barely need anything on my skin, I apply a bit of concealer on my under eyes and set everything with translucent powder. It gives that light sheer polished look to the skin.

Hope you find these tips helpful. 🙂

So you tell me how do you like to use loose powder? 🙂

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33 thoughts on “5 Best Ways to use Translucent Loose Powder

  1. Rati di! Totally agree with all the benefits of loose translucent powder…I have used the corn silk powder, boots no7 (both available in UK) and oriflame one…finding it difficult to get it in any drugstore brand in India….any suggestions?

      1. sigma or real techniques both are *jai ho* *jai ho* *jai ho* I want sigma brushes, I have only some body shop and bare e brushes *blush* 🙁
        are they available on any online website that you know of di?

  2. Lovely tips you share *hifive* even i used the translucent powder in 3 ways *haan ji* but never knew about 1 and 3… *nababana* we learn soo much from you *happy dance* *thankyou* *thankyou* for sharing such useful and quick tips *woot*

  3. Aww never knew abt translucent powder. *headbang* is dis translucent pwdr *secret* good for oily skin.. pls suggest me some names I think I shud get one for me.. *happydance*

  4. hey rati..nice tips…specially the oily lids wala. a mattifying translucent/transparent powder works as a great dry shampoo too.

  5. As foundation on good skin days, aise mere saath kabhi nahin hua *headbang* *headbang* *headbang* Rati, is it the Sigma powder brush ?

  6. I am so loving these posts by u, they r such fun!1 *happydance* *happydance* Ok, I dont know how to appy eye shadow at all so I skip it though I looooveee some eye looks n wanna try out *cry* *cry* so that step I cant try. Foundation on good skin days, That sounds nice. Will try that out. I lovee Clinique powder which Jomol reviewed!! *happy dance* *happy dance* *happy dance*

    1. Thankoo ramya. :)) Actually just a wash of light peachy brown or soft matte brown color all over works on day to day basis . A bit of kajal and mascara and you are done! :)) Give it a try . *happy dance* *happy dance*

  7. Which is the powder shown here. Can you please do a post on the difference between loose, translucent, compact powder and which suits which skin type best. Thanks.

  8. lots to learn from u…. *puchhi* i have never used powder… will try it for under eye area… *happy dance* *happy dance* n keep such posts coming… i love them… *oye balle*

  9. fabulous tips rati.. evn i just use loose powder on good skin days.. i used to love tbs but ever since i discovered maxfactor in my stash ths days im loving the maxfactor one.. its awesome..

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