toilet powder made of purified small particles talc and usually scented (even with the most sophisticated perfumes, as a range complement) ; absorbs excess moisture, perspiration or chafing. Spread some in all the places you'd like to keep smooth and dry. Using dusting powder in conjunction with a perfume and a body wash or lotion can make the scent last longer. In addition to smelling nicely, many people believe that dusting powder keeps their skin feeling smooth.