talcum


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Synonyms for talcum

a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate

a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented

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The new Men's Body Talcum Powder joins an array of Crown Shaving products noted for their superior quality and luxurious botanical ingredients, carefully crafted in the old-world barbershop tradition.
Lemurs recognise each other by their scent so keepers soaked them all in baby talcum powder so that they all smelt the same and Pipkin could be reintegrated.
As a teenager, she used talcum powder in preference to foundation to perfect her deathly pallor.
Speaker Nisar Ahmad Khoro told he had also received complaints about sale of anti biotic medicines being manufactured out of talcum powder.
Squeezing myself into that with the aid of talcum powder every day for five months was more than enough.
Notably, it has told of seizures in Italy of a Canadian talcum powder called 'Spring Fresh' that contained arsenic, which is banned under the EU cosmetics directive.
The 30-year-old man tried to fool passport control by dying his hair and putting talcum powder on his face.
The issue was not whether the white powder that Kate Moss was snorting was cocaine or talcum powder.
The antimicrobial compound is completely inorganic, less toxic than ordinary table salt, less irritating than talcum powder, and has been approved for medical devices and food contact applications.
And classic car owners might find it worth carrying an old container of talcum powder.
Unilever has applied to register the trademark and logo under the category that covers personal care products from soaps and shaving gear to talcum powder.
Daplen EE188HP is a talcum filled polypropylene-based TPO compound that is characterised by its scratch resistance and low gloss.
Stir talcum powder / with a finger feeling the / heavenly softness.
The roads are dust, and it swirls like talcum powder whenever anyone passes.
It is not unusual to find cocaine padded out with sugar, starch or talcum powder.