a cosmetic powder used to give a mat finish to the face.
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Origin of face powder
First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for face powder
As Patty at the moment had her nose buried in a box of face-powder she thought it unnecessary to answer.When Patty Went to College|Jean Webster
British Dictionary definitions for face powder
a flesh-tinted cosmetic powder worn to make the face look less shiny, softer, etc
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