In a previous post I gave you a simple and all natural recipe for making your own homemade loose translucent powder. However, I also wanted to share with you how you can transform that same makeup recipe into a pressed powder. Below are the ingredients you’ll need and instructions on how to make it!
Divide your loose translucent powder into three separate containers, each weighing approximately 1.25 oz. For each 1.25 oz. of loose powder you wish to make into a pressed powder, use graduated plastic transfer pipettes to measure out the oils and cyclomethicone and stir into the loose powder. Mix well with a fork, then press the powder firmly into the container you will be using the pressed powder in.
Next, place the container with your pressed powder onto a cookie sheet or air bake pan and place in oven. Turn the temperature of your oven to warm – the lowest possible setting – and “bake” your pressed powder for about 15-20 minutes. After 20 minutes, turn the oven off leaving the pressed powder inside.
Once the oven cools completely, remove the pressed powder and leave open for the next 24-48 hours to complete the drying process. After such time, your pressed powder is ready to use.