Posts Tagged ‘mineral makeup’

Mineral Makeup – The Hot New Trend in Beauty Schools Today

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Do you ever wish there was an alternative to your normal makeup routine? There is. It’s called mineral makeup, a hot new trend in beauty today. Many beauty schools include mineral makeup in their makeup artist program.

Let’s brush on some of the benefits of mineral makeup. It’s all natural. These minerals come straight from the Earth. Fans of mineral makeup rave about the lightness and the long-lasting glow. Some claim it’s healthier on the skin.

Now let’s take a harder look in the mirror. Critics dispute the health-enhancing benefits and claim most other cosmetics have mineral compounds anyway.

But let’s not bat an eyelash. A hot trend is a hot trend. Discover what the fuss is about. Mineral makeup ranges in price from under $10 to over $50. One top brand in mineral makeup is Bare Escentuals. The company won a 2010 Glammy Beauty Award for its foundation product sold in department/specialty stores.

Other noted brands include PUR Minerals, Jane Iredale Mineral Makeup, Colorscience Mineral Makeup and Mineral Hygienics Mineral Makeup.


Let’s Face It!

Friday, June 13th, 2008

I have been on the hunt for a powder that will last through the day and not feel itchy on my skin. I have tried several different brands, including Bare Minerals, Glo Minerals and Physicians’ Formula, and they all have one thing in common – they make my face feel all scratchy. And scratching my face rubs off the makeup. So, I have now been going to work sans makeup – yikes! I thought that all was lost and I would forever be that person who doesn’t wear makeup – not that there is anything wrong with that. But I would like to put my best face forward. Sorry, but I will have to have makeup for that!

So I have been hunting for the perfect mineral makeup. One that won’t scratch my face, be all natural and cruelty-free. With so many restrictions, I didn’t think that I would find a powder until I ran across one on a blog that I read. Lipstick, powder ‘n paint featured a post about a new powder from Smashbox, Halo Hydrating Powder. Not only does the powder contain 60 minerals including gold, but it is also a hydrating powder that can help replenish your skin and help fight fine lines! Sounds too good to be true – but I am going to put it to the test!

I haven’t tried the powder yet, but over the weekend I am planning a trip to Sephora and buying some! I know that price tag is over my budget, but sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do!

I will write my new findings and share if it works or doesn’t! Check back here on next week and let’s see if this wonder powder works on my skin.