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6 Surprising New and Helpful Ways to Use Baby Powder


Baby powder isn’t just for babies anymore! The bathroom staple can help you tackle a whole host of summer beauty arghs this season. Check out some of our favorite uses for baby powder in the tips below.

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Complexion Mattifier

Pat a small amount onto your greasy skin. The talc sops up oil for a shine-free face.

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Foot Deodorizer

Sprinkle onto your feet and into your shoes. The powder absorbs moisture to thwart the pesky odor that comes along with sweat.

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Hair De-Greaser

Use your fingers to work a quarter-size amount of baby powder through your roots to soak up excess oil and sweat on your scalp.

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Blister Preventer

Brush onto blister-prone areas like your heels and toes to create a friction-reducing barrier between your skin and shoes.

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Mascara Protector

Dust onto your eyelashes in between applying coats of mascara. The powder grabs onto the color so your mascara doesn’t bleed.

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Sand Remover

Swipe over your sand-covered skin. The soft substance helps whisk away those sticky little grains with ease.

This article originally appeared in our print magazine.

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