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Introducción

If powder make-up is dropped it can crack. It's such a waste to throw out good make-up, so this guide will teach you how to salvage it.

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  1. Using the metal butter knife or metal spudger, break up the entire pan of powder into fine pieces. Using the metal butter knife or metal spudger, break up the entire pan of powder into fine pieces. Using the metal butter knife or metal spudger, break up the entire pan of powder into fine pieces.
    • Using the metal butter knife or metal spudger, break up the entire pan of powder into fine pieces.

  2. Pour a small amount of rubbing alcohol into the cap. Slowly add the rubbing alcohol from the cap to the powder and mix it with the knife as you go. Do not use more than two caps worth of rubbing alcohol.
    • Pour a small amount of rubbing alcohol into the cap.

    • Slowly add the rubbing alcohol from the cap to the powder and mix it with the knife as you go.

    • Do not use more than two caps worth of rubbing alcohol.

  3. The powder will become creamy with no chunks or bumps. Use the side of the knife to smooth over the top surface. The powder will become creamy with no chunks or bumps. Use the side of the knife to smooth over the top surface.
    • The powder will become creamy with no chunks or bumps. Use the side of the knife to smooth over the top surface.

  4. To completely smooth over the top surface, use a clean finger to push out the edges and even out the surface.
    • To completely smooth over the top surface, use a clean finger to push out the edges and even out the surface.

  5. Wait a few hours to let dry before closing the lid. The rubbing alcohol will evaporate, leaving you with a pressed solid ready for re-use.
    • Wait a few hours to let dry before closing the lid. The rubbing alcohol will evaporate, leaving you with a pressed solid ready for re-use.

    • If the powder is not fully dry, let it sit for another hour and continue to check back.

Conclusión

These steps can be used to fix any type of powder makeup (ie. eyeshadows, blush, etc.)

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It's also good to mash the surface down with something flat like a coin on top of a paper towel, while it's still a little malleable. This way, you get an even, similar texture as when it was new.

Great guide!

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