A face compact powder is an essential product in makeup kit. It sets the foundation, gives an even-toned and smooth finish, makes skin matte for oily skin and helps the makeup stay longer and fresh.
In the past, people used to chalk their faces to get a fairer complexion. Some people used to put rice powder on their face to hide blemishes and spots. Before the advent of modern makeup, people used to even out their skin tone with white crushed stones, sandalwood, chalk or limestone.
A compact is a cosmetic product which gives a person smooth and flawless skin. It hides scars, lines, spots and blemishes. A compact has chemical formulation, it has photochromatic pigments which eventually bend light and reflect us a flawless skin. Face compact can have sunscreens too with SPF 20 or SPF 15. It protects from harmful rays of sun and from tanning. Some compacts absorb oil and give a matte finish. The skin does not break out or result in acne. A compact keeps the face fresh and makeup stays for a longer time. Dabbing some compact powder under the eyes can hide dark circles too. Applying compact can make the application of blush smooth and easy. Choose a compact according to the skin shade or tone. Blend the compact completely using a pad, sponge or fingers. For those who do not like to carry a lot of cosmetics and want to save time can buy foundation and a compact formula. This product covers up the whole face giving the radiance of a foundation and the finish of a compact. A compact can also work as neutral makeup lighting up the face.
Before buying compact for face, make sure it is not cakey, broken or oxidised. Buy compact powder from leading brands like Maybelline, Clinique, Lakme, Revlon, MAC, Chambor, Lotus, Blue Heaven and more.