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Shabbos Make Up

Question: May one use powder based "shabbos" make up on shabbos? Many woman are embaressed when tvilah falls on Friday Night, and they are unable to apply any make up after tevilah? Answer: It would seem that even powder based make up does in fact fall under the prohibition of Tzoveah, on a rabbininc level, and as such should not be used on Shabbos. In a case of great need such as Tevilah, one could be leni ...

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Make-up on shabbos

Question: According to the Igros Moshe (1:114) one can use non-oil based powder on Shabbos as it is not miskayem at all and therefore no issur derabonon. I understand that many poskim dispute this on various grounds. On the other hand, since this is the norm for the people/friends around us it can be uncomfortable for my wife to refrain. In particular, when leil tevilah is on shabbos there could be an addit ...

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