Benefits of Mineral Makeup

 Benefits of Mineral Makeup

Why is Mineral Makeup better than Traditional Makeup?

When it comes to beauty products, the effects of the ingredients they contain can be more than just skin deep. The cosmetics industry uses thousands of synthetic chemicals in its products, in everything from lipstick and lotion to shampoo and shaving cream. Major loopholes in the legal system, allow the cosmetics industry to put thousands of synthetic chemicals into personal care products, even if those chemicals are linked to cancer, infertility or birth defects. A 2011 report found that heavy metals are all-too common in some make-up. The Environmental Defence report, Heavy Metal Hazard: The Health Risks of Hidden Heavy Metals in Face Makeup, looked at 49 popular make-up products including Clinique foundation and and L'Oreal mascara. The Clinique Stay True Foundation contained arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, nickel, lead and thallium and the L'Oreal Bare Naturale, was shown to include arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, nickel, lead and thallium in its formula. Learn more about cosmetic ingredients.


What exactly is Mineral Makeup?

Mineral Makeup is made up of finely ground minerals from the earth without any chemicals, dyes, talc or preservatives. Is 100% pigment and contains mica, zinc and titanium dioxide a natural sunscreen.


Benefits of Mineral Makeup

  • Mineral makeup absorbs oil
  • Mineral makeup is lightweight
  • Mineral makeup has SPF that protects the skin from harmful rays
  • Mineral makeup is hypo-allergenic
  • Mineral makeup gives complete coverage
  • Mineral makeup contains no nasties (ensure to read labelling)
  • Mineral makeup cools and heals your skin
  • Mineral makeup reflects light
  • Mineral makeup is easy to apply


In a Nutshell

  • No parabens
  • Non-comedogenic
  • No lead
  • No talc
  • No chemical dyesNo artificial colour or fragrance
  • No mineral oil
  • Light-reflecting properties
  • Long lasting coverage
  • Natural pigments from the earth


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July 17, 2015

I have also heard of using vaseline and I know that works, but I also heard if you mix olive oil and honey and apply a thin coat to your lips that is spopused to help. The one reason I don’t always recommend vaseline is that some people get canker sores from using it. +5Was this answer helpful?

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