Talcum powders have been a part of our beauty closets for the longest time now. We have all used it almost all our lives but we are sure not many of you know that this one skincare product can be used in so many different ways as a part of your beauty routine. 

Here, we thought of bringing you 5 easy ways you can use talcum powder in your everyday beauty routine. 

Use It As A Loose/ Mattifying Powder

Summers are here and none of us wants our base makeup to move but women blessed with naturally oily skin know the struggle. A few minutes after applying the base, so many of us witness oiliness on some areas of our face. To prevent this, it is important to mattify our faces. 

mattify face base

If you are running out of your loose powder or setting powder then you can use a talcum powder to set the base. Take a big blush brush and swipe talcum powder all over your face and neck. It will mattify your face and take away any shine. 

Get Fuller Eyelashes With Talcum Powder

We all wish for thick and fuller eyelashes and it's possible with some talcum powder. This one is a super easy hack and it works for real. 

Roll a spoolie on some talcum powder and curl your lashes with it. Follow with mascara. This hack will give you heavier-looking eyelashes. 

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Mattify Your Lipstick

mattify lipstick

Matte lipsticks are the hottest makeup trend of the season but if you don't wish to invest in new ones then you can turn your old, glossy lipsticks into matte with an easy hack. 

Apply the lipstick and then place a clean tissue paper over your lips. Using a brush, dab talcum powder all over. Make sure you press the powder on your lips uniformly. Remove the tissue and there you have a matte finish lipstick. 

Use As A Dry Shampoo

There are days when we just don't feel like washing our hair or get an oily scalp just a day after cleaning our hair. If you don't have dry shampoo, you can use some talcum powder. (dry shampoo myths)

dry shampoo talcum powder

Use some talcum powder on your scalp and gently brush through the strands. This will help you get fresh-looking hair. 

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Use As A Face Primer

Yes, your regular talcum powder can also be used as a face primer. Talcum powder is known to absorb face oils. Using it right after cleaning your face will help you prevent oil production on the face. 

Talcum powder can also be mixed with some powder highlighter and use all over the face after setting the base to get that matte and sunkissed look. 

Apply Talc Under Eyes While Applying Eyeshadow

An eyeshadow fallout can move your entire base and to prevent this, it is important to set a cover under the eyes which can hold up any fallout. 

On a beauty sponge, take some talcum powder and set it under your eyes. This will catch any eyeshadow fallout and prevent your base. This is a common trick used by many makeup artists. The fallout can then be dusted off using a brush. 

We hope this guide helps you use your talcum powder in some useful ways. For more such beauty-related hacks, stay tuned!