Is Powder Essential to Your Makeup Routine?

Along with lipstick, powder is one of the classic makeup staples. Movie stars in the Forties were often seen powdering their faces on screen. But do modern girls like you really need to wear powder, or can you do without it and speed up your makeup routine? This is what powder can do for you …

1. It Sets Your Makeup

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If you've only applied a light base like tinted moisturiser, you might be able to get away without powder. Otherwise, you need it if you want your makeup to last. Powder sets your foundation and helps to avoid it heading into any fine lines. Obviously you won't need extra powder if you've used a powder foundation, but with cream or liquid foundation it's a must.

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