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Do you put on body powder after your shower? I do. I use a puffy powder puff, and puff it all around my body, it's so nice. I put powder anywhere that might get er...sticky during the day...lol...armpits, back, thighs, it's the best in the summer especially because of the dreaded BOOB SWEAT! YUCK! It makes my underclothes feel SO soft, it's kind of luxurious. I also like to put some in my shoes (like dress shoes, or flats) when I'm not wearing socks, makes my feet nice and dry and soft :)

I haven't always been a wearer of body powder...never even gave it a second glance. But my mom is, and has been for as long as I can remember. Something else about my mom...she smells like heaven...always. It wasn't until this last Christmas that I realized why (besides her natural sweetness) when she mentioned to Santa's helper (that would be me, I'm in charge of relaying messages to the man who makes the magic happen at Christmas...aka my dad) that she was almost out of her Estee Lauder "beautiful" body powder. She wears perfumed body powder! That's how come she smells soooooo good, and so does her pillow, and clothes, and when I hug her, it's just so pleasant!

So, since perfumed body powder is expensive, and I don't have moolah to be a throwin around where it needn't, I set out to make some myself, and I have been smelling good for months now! Here's how I did it...
 
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Step 1: Materials

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You'll need:
-a cotton ball
-a glass jar with a lid (not pictured above...forgive me)
-your favorite perfume (Mine is Calvin Klein Euphoria, a V-day gift from the hubbs a couple years ago)
-some shower to shower, body powder (I got mine at the dollar store, it doesn't matter if it's scented because the perfume will be stronger)
-Something cute to keep it in (could be a tin, a paper mache round box ...I've seen them at the craft store) Walmart sells little glass jars like mine with the salt and pepper shakers/cookie jars 
thehbird5 months ago
Where did you get the powder puff applicator thingy
thehbird5 months ago
Huh cool
holly-g11 months ago
Does the scent of the powder, no matter how light the scent, mar the true perfume scent?
786Ayesha1 year ago
Congrats...all the best
Oh I love perfumed body powder, but haven't found any that I could afford. I love this! Thank you so much. I hve the perfume. Now to get the body powder and a puff!
CandyLV1 year ago
AWESOME! I tried this years ago and only came up with mud, thanks for getting the process down for us!!
should we use the whole bottle of shower to shower? should we sift?
DaysLikeThis (author)  fabulousbebe1 year ago
use as much as you want, I used almost an entire bottle-just make sure you leave space in your jar to shake it up. Sifting is not necessary :) Hope that helps!!
Wow. Mind. Blown.
You are giving me so many great ideas of things I must make immediately! :) I forsee some Vanilla powder in my near future! :)
DaysLikeThis (author)  doodlecraft1 year ago
:) Thanks, I hope you do, you will love it! Especially in the heat of the summer!
I just started mine last night! So excited to smell better! :)
nekomata1 year ago
I *love* this idea and want to make it asap! I have a stupid question, though: is the Shower to Shower Body Powder essentially scented baby powder? If not, do you know what the difference is?

Thanks a bunch! :)
DaysLikeThis (author)  nekomata1 year ago
Shower to shower has baking soda (absorbs stinky body odor) and some other stuff that makes it a little smoother, but baby powder would still absorb the perfume and work well I think! Let me know if you try it!
cjohnson151 year ago
I'm always looking for ways to save money and this is a great idea. I'll definitely be trying this. Thanks!
DaysLikeThis (author)  cjohnson151 year ago
Thanks so much!
Mecrn1 year ago
This is such a Great idea! For me it is very good news, because I use Estée Lauder "Youth Dew" perfume and their body powder (At quite a high price) So I am definitely going to make it today. Thank You for this wonderful idea.
DaysLikeThis (author)  Mecrn1 year ago
Perfect! I'm so glad you like it! Just another little tip, I always have a jar of powder *curing* so when I run out I have more on hand :) ENJOY!!!
786Ayesha1 year ago
I am a powder baby.Thanks for posting this great idea.
DaysLikeThis (author)  786Ayesha1 year ago
isn't it the best?! So glad you liked it, thanks!
OMG this is so cool GOTTA MAKE SOME
Thanks!! You should! you won't regret it!!