One makeup innovation that we (beauty junkies) have been eagerly waiting for? Makeup that lets your skin breatheespecially when you are hitting the elliptical, taking a dip in the pool or when the warm tropical weather is working against you. Enter Mineral Makeup that’s weightless, provides good coverage and doesn’t clog your poreslike ever.
What makes it special, you ask? Well, unlike r’t find any oils, waxes, preservatives, synthetic fragrances or bulking agents, that seep into skin causing breakouts. Oh, and the coverage is buildable from sheer to opaque. Result: an au natural coverage (minus any chalky/cakey appearance) that will stay put even in rain, hail and snow.
A total win-win, if you ask us.
Here are our picks for the best mineral makeup products out there, minus all the chemical toxins.
Love hitting the gym with a bit of base on? Try the L'Oreal Paris True Match Minerals Skin-Improving Foundation that is enriched with 95% skin improving sea minerals. The micronized mineral pigments cover imperfections without clogging pores, making skin balanced and luminoussans the unwanted greasiness and discomfort. What’s not to love!
If you find liquid foundation too heavy, but would still like a little coverage, Deborah Ultra Fine Powder With Mineral Oligo Elements is your best bet. It's oil-free and non-comedogenic (i.e. won't clog pores) so you get that sultry tan without the impending fear of an acne cluster.
Infused with natural plant extracts, Argan and Jojoba, this one’s compatible with anything that the weather throws at you. It boasts of five blusher and bronzer shades that feels like satin on the skin; plus, subtle enough for a no makeup look. Needless, to say, we’re obsessed.
Forget sweat and saunas, the Vert Blush Mineral Face Powder could survive a hurricane! The all-natural tinted face powder, formulated with powdered rose petals, Jojoba Oil and French Clay, evens out skin-tone, sets makeup and provides a shine-free finish. To set your makeup, brush on evenly outwards from the nose. Its that easy!
This one works wonders for people with oily skin. Infused with Jeju Natural Minerals and Mint, it absorbs excess sebum and oil to prevent makeup form becoming patchy. Light enough for everyday use, it also corrects dull skin tone for radiant skin all day. Not to mention, the fresh minty scent is to die for.
Portable and buildable, the Mineral Stick Foundation from Nyx Professional is ideal when you're on the move. The luxurious formula is easy to apply and super blendable; plus, it makes for flawless highlighting and contouring. You can also use this versatile foundation on the entire face or on specific areas that need a little extra attention - It's all up to you!
Those with sensitive skin should swipe on the Nicka K Mineral Blush, that adds an instant pop of color to your cheeks without irritating your skin. This finely milled, silky powder (with very fine texture) blends effortlessly and boasts a second-skin finish. Did we mention, a little goes a long way? Ahh enough said.