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19:56 Jan 14, 2020
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Cosmetics, Beauty
Additional field(s): General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters, Other, Journalism
English term or phrase: baking
Definition from Wikipedia:
Make-up technique originally used in Drag, now popularised by celebrities and make-up artists. This technique includes applying a heavy amount of translucent powder under the eyes and on the high points of the face, including the 'T' zone, to set the base make-up. It is also used to extract oils from the face.

Example sentence(s):
  • A loose powder is the most important part of baking your makeup, and no, pressed or tinted powder won’t do the trick.
  • While the skin under your eyes is typically the central focus of “baking,” you can and should apply concealer to any other area where you want a bright, flawless finish. wikiHow
  • However, using the general principles of baking your makeup can be translated for every day wear for flawless-looking skin that still appears lightweight and glowing. Read on to find out how to bake makeup for every day Charlotte's Universe
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Takafumi Miyauchi


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  • キラキラのアイテムを使うと、悪目立ちしてしまったり、テカリ過ぎてしまうことも。しかしベーキングならパウダーのみを肌になじませマットな仕上がりなので、そんなミスを防ぐことができます。特にオイリー肌の人にはおすすめです。 - 美的.com  
Takafumi Miyauchi
Local time: 03:45
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
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