There is nothing worse than opening up your pressed power or bronzer compact only to find that it is now in a million crumbly pieces.

 

Not only is it a nuisance trying to use it when it is really crumbly, but it more often than not ends up ALL over your make-up when it opens in your vanity case.

 

However, before you start to panic or rush out to buy a new one, there IS something you can do and it actually works!

 

The following six steps will help put it back together so that it is almost like brand new:

 

1. Press the powder into the compact with your fingers, pushing hard so that it is as flat as possible

 

2. Fill a bottle cap with a little rubbing alcohol and pour a drop over the powder

 

3. Mix it around with your fingers until it has a paste-like appearance

 

4. Add more alcohol if needed

 

5. Flatten it down as much as possible using your fingers or the back of a spoon

 

6. Leave overnight to set and voilà

 

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