Mineral Mine – Mineral Makeup Demystified

Over the past few years, mineral mink eyelashes strip has been gaining popularity among dermatologists, make-up artists, and skincare professionals. Although many may think that mineral make-up is a novelty in the beauty industry, its roots actually date back to ancient times as many cultures throughout history have used naturally “colored earth” to beautify the skin. Makeup was very much a ritual for Egyptian women since they believed that one’s beauty brought them closer to the Gods. Ancient Egyptian women worked with pure minerals for pigment and color. They pulverized and mixed various copper based minerals such as malachite, carbon and manganese oxides to create colored powders used for face powders or eye colors.

 mink eyelashes strip
mink eyelashes strip

Today, science has made it possible to create mineral alternatives to the traditional synthetic, chemical laden cosmetics that were unhealthy for the skin. They were full of cosmetic preservatives, additives, and harsh ingredients that contributed to skin irritation and allergies, rosacea, pore clogging, and inevitably, acneic lesions and cysts. Because of recent evidence of mineral makeup’s advantages, more and more women have converted to it from traditional oil-based mink eyelashes strip.

So what are the benefits of mineral czhair?

Mineral makeup is free from unnecessary and potentially harmful ingredients found in many commercial brands such as preservatives (parabens), talc, synthetic chemicals and various fillers.

Mineral cosmetics use skin-friendly minerals such titanium dioxide, iron oxides, and mica powder. Artificial dyes are replaced by pure iron oxides that are naturally pigmented. Be sure to check the ingredients list before purchasing a brand. Pure mineral makeup does not contain talc or bismuth, which are known to clog pores.

Mineral makeup offers excellent broad spectrum protection from the harmful UV rays and free radicals.

The natural pigments of mineral cosmetics are achieved through pure iron oxides, which act to absorb heat. Mineral mink eyelashes strip also contains zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. These ingredients may sound familiar because they are the active ingredients of sunscreens. Together, these ingredients can offer UV protection from the sun and from the effects of aging.

Mineral makeup provides help to calm and soothe the skin

The naturally gentle composition of mineral mink eyelashes strip means that these cosmetics are often able to be tolerated by those who have skin allergies, eczema or extremely sensitive skin. Many skincare professionals recommend using mineral makeup for post-procedure treatments such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and laser resurfacing to not only effectively camouflage redness and bruising, but also to calm cutaneous insult because of its healing and nourishing properties.

Mineral mink eyelashes strip is appropriate for all skin types and all ages

It absorbs excess oil on contact with oily skin, and mattes shiny areas. In mature skin lines and wrinkles are minimized, and pore sizes reduced due to its reflective properties. It helps to hydrate dry skin, and helps to calm and soothe sensitive skin. With proper mixing of pigments, blemishes, minor acne scars, broken capillaries, and other skin imperfections are easily covered to result in an even skin tone, youthful glow, and natural look.

Mineral makeup provides long-lasting and flawless coverage

Since it absorbs the excess oils it to stays in place all day long, and doesn’t cake or crease. I always go by the adage that a little bit goes a long way, because not much is needed to achieve even coverage. Many mineral makeup formulations are also highly water resistant (not water-proof), and can withstand gym sessions or a day at the beach without fail.

Jane Iredale (JaneIredale.com)

My favorite mineral brand, also known as “the skincare makeup” The foundation powders blend very easily and have a soft, velvety, almost creamy finish. It offers a broad range of foundation colors that blend so beautifully that many people think I’m not wearing any makeup. Jane Iredale also offers liquid mineral foundations for those who prefer it to loose or pressed powder. Many skincare and dermatologic clinics carry this brand because it offers palettes geared specifically at camouflaging skin insults (such as bruising, needle-pricks, redness) caused by minimally invasive procedures.

 mink eyelashes strip
mink eyelashes strip

My first introduction to mineral makeup was ColoreScience. The foundation and powdered sunscreens are housed in retractable cases with a natural goat-hair brush applicator. Although I find that the foundations have a limited range of skin tones that are a little difficult to blend, the Sunforgettable powdered suncreens are sheer enough to blend into almost any skin tone. Their formulation is very water-resistant, which held up its weight after 2 hours of sweating at the gym. However, to achieve that longevity, you have to set the makeup with a fine mist or else have to frequently reapply. And although the packaging is compact and convenient to keep in any purse, I sometimes felt it dispensed much more product than I needed. Along with the Sunforgettable powdered sunscreen, my other favorite Colorescience product is the corrector palette that works wonders in covering any flaw, be it a scar, bruise, or pimple.


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