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How to Get a Powder Perfect Complexion


The spotlight can make even a well-seasoned professional break out into a sweat. It’s no secret that the most valuable makeup tool to keep celebrity and model pin-ups in picture perfect condition is a dusting of loose powder.

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen was spotted powdering-up before her interview at the 2014 FIFA World Cup final in her native Brazil. Just as actresses are powdered between movie takes, in the model line-up backstage before every runway show, the makeup artists are armed with powder and brush in hand to keep any sign of an oily t-zone out of sight.


During long, sun-soaked summer days, makeup barely stands a chance—and that’s without the daily commute to work or errand running. We learned from Beyoncé’s makeup artist that pressing lightly on the t-zone with a tissue first before applying a loose powder helps to prevent cakey-looking makeup.

In a bid to keep looking natural, you can opt for a dusting of the Estée Lauder Perfecting Loose Powder to complete your makeup routine. This fine-milled powder sets makeup with a matte, yet silky finish, and is virtually undetectable.

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