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How to make your own finishing powder

By Mandi makes 1 min read
Wednesday, May 09, 2018

This is one of the best finishing powder you can make for yourself, using ingredients you can easily find in the kitchen.

Say goodbye to that afternoon shine with Mandi's makeup setting powder.

Ingredients

Light

  • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • ¼ tsp cacao powder
  • 1 tsp zinc powder
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

Medium

  • 3 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 1½ tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp zinc powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Dark

  • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 2½ tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp zinc powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Optional

  • 4–5 drops Vitamin E to help your powder stay fresh longer
  • Essential oils in your favourite scent
Method
  1. Carefully combine all ingredients into a spice grinder and pulse until evenly combined. Be careful not to inhale powders, especially the zinc. Use a face mask or hold your shirt over your face.
  2. Add Vitamin E and essential oils, pulsing to mix well.
  3. To use, apply over your face with a bronzer or kabuki brush.