Compact powder is one of the most commonly used makeup products. It is a lightweight powder that usually comes in a powder form. It is used to give your face a light coverage or to give your makeup the perfect finish. 

There are a lot of women who skip using a compact powder while doing their makeup. Well, applying compact powder is a crucial step and it shouldn't be missed for that flawless makeup look. Like all the other makeup products, a compact powder holds a special place and shouldn't be skipped. Read on to know the benefits of using a compact powder. 

Evens Out Skin Tone

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A compact powder can give you an even skin tone. If you wish to keep your makeup minimal and just want to even out your face then dabbing some compact powder can do the magic. On the other hand, if you go for heavy makeup, a compact powder can be used to even out all the products that you have layered on your skin, including colour corrector, concealer, and foundation. Using a compact powder makes your skin look more smooth and even. 

Work Like A Makeup Fix

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While doing our makeup, we make so many blunders, be it applying too much blush or using a foundation that doesn't match our skin colour. Dabbing some compact powder can help in correcting all such mistakes. 

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Makes Makeup Stay For Longer

If you wish to make your makeup stay for longer, you should use a compact powder. It is usually used to set all the products used and this prevents the base to move. Applying compact powder holds your makeup for a longer time. This also means that you don't have to retouch your makeup every now and then. 

Absorbs Oil

It is not that easy to make the makeup stay on oily skin. Oil can ruin your makeup in a jiffy. If you have oily skin and don't set your makeup with a compact powder, you can end up looking like a disaster. Oil can melt your entire makeup. Applying compact powder can help in absorbing excess oil from your skin. Compact powders also help give your face a matte finish which stays for long and doesn't let your face get that shine even after a couple of hours. 

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The Right Way To Apply Compact Powder

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Now that you know the amazing benefits of using a compact powder, you also need to know the correct way of using it while you are doing makeup. First, make sure you pick a compact powder that matches the colour of your skin. Using a sponge, apply it all over your face and neck. Pat it well into the skin and then blend. If you don't like using a sponge, you can use a regular blush brush. Load the compact powder on the brush and blend it all over your face. 

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Quick Tips

Those with oily skin should apply the compact powder on the T-zone well as this area is oilier as compared to others. 

Never choose a compact shade that is lighter than your skin tone or it can make your skin look grey. 

It is best to use a sponge applicator to apply compact powder as it quickly covers your face and is easy to use. 

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