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Homemade Translucent Face Powder

Diperbarui: Apr 25


My homemade translucent powder

Saya baru dapat kiriman berbagai produk olahan coklat dari Mesuji Choco – that includes cacao powder, granola coklat, chocolate bar, dan cocoa butter. So happy! Mesuji Choco ini adalah artisan coklat dari Batu, Malang yang menggunakan biji coklat dari berbagai wilayah di Indonesia (Pidie Jaya Aceh, Jawa Timur, Gunung Kidul, sampai Polewali Mandar di Sulawesi). Pertama kali ketemu Mesuji Choco di event The Local Market tahun lalu..penasaran banget dengan icip-icip coklat dengan kadar beda-beda, dari origin yang beda- beda juga dan varian produknya Mesuji ini lucu-lucu. Mulai dari aneka praline dengan isian yang tidak biasa tapi enak (ada yang pernah makan praline isi star nuts atau starfruit??), coklat bar sampai granola. Coklat bar with orange peel nya juara banget. Dan Mesuji Choco ini adalah coklat resmi Asian Games 2018 lalu lho. Bangga!!!


And I have to say that this package was coming at the right time. Pas banget saya lagi perlu translucent face powder! Eh, apa hubungannya dengan coklat? Hwell…l I have long story love and hate relationship with face powder. My skin is very sensitive to fragrance and some synthetic chemicals. Saya sudah cobain bedak berbagai merek, yang most of them bikin kulit wajah rash, iritasi atau jerawatan. Alhasil saya hanya pakai bedak kalau ada event tertentu atau meeting tertentu aja, yang akhirnya bedak-bedak itu dibuang dalam kondisi isi masih banyak karena expired. Padahal bedak wajah ini adalah satu-satunya produk make up yang menurut saya essential, karena bisa menutup kekurangan di wajah (corrective effect) sekaligus mencegah kulit wajah tampak berminyak.


Daripada wasting time and money dengan terus coba-cobain beli berbagai merek bedak, I make my own translucent face powder pakai cacao powder sebagai pewarna alaminya. It’s pretty easy to make and inexpensive! I only use 8 ingredients to make this translucent face powder dan some of them are readily available in our kitchen.


Here is the recipe:

· 2 tbsp cacao powder

· 1 tbsp corn starch (tepung maizena)

· 1 tbsp kaolin clay

· ½ tbsp zinc oxide

· ½ tbsp cinnamon powder

· ¼ tbsp ginger powder

· 8 drops of rosehip oil

· 3 drops of lavender essential oil

· 3 drops of tea tree essential oil


How to make:

1. For safety reason: Wear dust mask (and google) before making this translucent powder

2. Prepare a glass container/ beaker or other non metal container

3. Put all powder ingredients in the beaker

4. Mix them carefully using whisk

5. Add rosehip oil, lavender and tea tree essential oil

6. Test for the shade – add cacao powder or corn starch if needed to suit your complexion. You can place small amount of powder on your arm or face

7. Store your translucent powder in a small container (bekas tempat bedak will be perfect). Tapi saya pakai tempat bumbu kering/tempat garam dan merica karena malas pakai brush ataupun sponge. Biar pakainya ala-ala BB powder nya Pond’s yang praktis itu lho.


Notes:

Selain tepung maizena, sebenarnya there is a better option, yaitu tepung gasol alias arrowroot powder – karena tepung maizena yang ada di pasaran ada kemungkinan berasal dari GMO corn. Since I didn’t have arrowroot powder in my kitchen, so I just used whatever I have. Tepung jagung sering dipakai di bedak bayi sebagai pengganti talc. It provides a silky smooth feel on our face


There are some options for clay selain kaolin clay, include: French green clay, bentonite clay, Australian beige clay. Saya pakai kaolin clay karena clay ini adalah clay yang paling mild dan cocok untuk kulit sensitive. If you have oily skin, you may want to use bentonite clay atau French green clay. Please do not skip clay from this recipe. Clay berfungsi sebagai oil absorber and to prevent acne.


Rosehip oil is perfect to add hydration in this powder. Karena rosehip oil ini termasuk dry oil, don’t worry; it won’t make our skin looks greasy.


I add zinc oxide powder (make sure you buy non-nano zinc oxide) as a mild astringent and it has some antiseptic properties. It means zinc oxide can control sebum production. Please note, meskipun zinc oxide dikenal sebagai bahan aktif untuk physical sunscreen, penggunaan zinc oxide di resep ini is not intended as SPF or sunscreen


Feel free to adjust the amount of cinnamon and ginger powder – I use these two sebagai anti-inflammatory ingredients dan as color adjustment. If you are allergic to cinnamon, you can skip it.


This powder will provide a light to medium coverage. Bisa dipakai setelah sunscreen atau foundation. Reapply when needed. What I love from this powder is that it does not dry my skin, dan ga bikin kulit iritasi.



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