Mineral makeup is a healthy alternative makeup is made from pure minerals and pigments. They differ from traditional makeup because the latter contain many additives such as mineral oil, talc, starch, fragrances, artificial colors and others, which are used for texture and volume to the product. The popularity of mineral makeup has grown in recent years and is easy to see why. First mineral makeup allows your skin to breathe.
Mineral makeup contains very little or no chemical ingredients that can irritate the skin or affect your complexion. Second, mineral makeup contains natural sunscreen that provides extra protection when you are exposed to the sun. Third, does not take long to give good coverage.
The benefits of mineral makeup have irritated sensitive skin that can have reactions to fragrances and artificial colors, easy to remove, does not clog pores or has ingredients that produce acne outbreaks and provide a natural sheen that makes it ideal for people who can not be seen without makeup.
So if you have convinced to try mineral makeup you must first find the ideal for your skin type.
Those with oily or combination skin should avoid mineral makeup brands contain Bismuth Oxychloride as this compound will make the skin look even more shiny shiny and of course, if your skin is oily, you just want to minimize glare, not add it. Everyday Minerals Matte recommended brands, Intensive Formula, both work very well on oily skin.
For those with dry skin, be sure to look for brands that offer semi-matte formulas. The brand offer Everyday Minerals Semi-Matte formulas and Original Glo is worth trying.
Once you’ve found your perfect brand need to learn how to properly apply your minerals. Since most of the minerals come in powder and liquid form, can be tricky if you’re not careful.
Start by pouring a small amount on the bottle cap, you can always apply more, but if you apply too have to wash your face and start over. With a broad brush with short bristles (Kabuki brush) apply the minerals in your face making sure they shake the excess minerals in the lid. Gently apply the minerals in your face with circular movements without pressing too much brush on your skin. Once you finish you can determine if you need more coverage. If you need to repeat the process. Another tip for oily skin is to use a sponge to apply the minerals, especially in the T zone of your face.
Getting used to mineral makeup may take some time but once you make it you’ll be smitten.