You won't need a degree in chemistry to read our labels and if you are wondering what the +/- means…its just that not all minerals are needed to make every shade.
NOTE: Minerals come in varying quality. For example, Titanium Dioxide can be listed on the ingredient list of a product but may not be a pure, refined ingredient. ECO minerals source and use only the most PURE mineral ingredients.
THE PURITY OF NATURAL MINERAL MAKEUP
Makeup plays a very important role in how we look. It is every woman’s desire to look stunning and makeup plays a big role towards achieving this. Therefore many people are usually careful about the type of makeup they use. It is advisable to go for one that makes your skin look the absolute best it can. The right kind of makeup can really boost your confidence and it is a bonus knowing that a pure mineral makeup not only looks amazing, but is also kind to your health and the environment.
It can be tempting to go for inexpensive makeup because we all have the urge to save some money. However, dermatologists strongly advise against this stating that in most cases these brands might be using low quality ingredients that may be harmful to your skin in the long run. It is definitely worth using a premium makeup on your skin.
History of mineral makeup
Mineral makeup entered the market with a bang…and stayed! You might be surprised to discover that this makeup has been around for a long period of time. The ancient Greeks used them for beautification purposes while the Romans and the Egyptians considered them important for spiritual purposes too. Historians claim that the famous Cleopatra used mineral makeup to enhance her beauty especially her eyes. It is just the material, technology and application that has developed overtime making it easy to get good quality and easy to apply makeup.
It is natural for women to desire to look very beautiful and this is why many invest in makeup. As important as makeup is, it is advisable to buy a product that is beautiful for the look and health of your skin. However, most women discovered that conventional makeup does have some side effects especially for those with sensitive skin. This is why mineral makeup foundation was introduced to still offer the benefits of good makeup while protecting the skin.
The aim of mineral makeup is to help you look stunning by using naturally occurring minerals found on the surface of the earth such as Titanium Dioxide, Kaolin, Iron oxide, Mica and Zinc Oxide.
There are various brands of mineral makeup today and what makes them different are the ingredients used and their percentage. The purity of the natural mineral foundation you use is very important. The purer the ingredients, the safer and higher performance of the make-up.
Benefits of using eco mineral foundation
- Eco mineral foundation with an SPF 15+ (actually tested to broad spectrum SPF 24 – but we can not claim this due to therapeutic goods act) and gives you great coverage against the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays.
- It contains 100% mineral pigments that work towards covering imperfections.
- The foundation ingredients can help your skin to look brighter and feel softer due to its ability to cover the signs of aging present, preserve hydration and minimize oiliness and shine.
Eco mineral foundation is available in very many shades ranging from dark to light ones and so you can be sure of getting one that is best for your skin.
4 in 1 mineral makeup foundation
The mineral foundation is very convenient because it can work as a basic concealer, has all natural SPF 15 protection, is a brilliant foundation and a finishing powder all in one. It has very smooth texture and provides full coverage to your skin. In addition to these, it is also paraben free, Cruelty Free, Vegan and environmentally friendly.
Frequently asked questions on mineral makeup
If you have just started using mineral makeup or are interested in trying then you should not be afraid to ask us any questions you may have. This is important because it will help you understand better what the eco mineral makeup is all about and the benefits you will derive from using them. You will then be able to make an informed choice when you have the correct facts.
Below are some of the frequently asked questions on mineral makeup.
What are the ingredients that should be contained in a 100% mineral makeup?
Such ingredients include Iron Oxide, Titanium, Tin Oxide, Mica, Ultramarines and Zinc Oxide. You may realize that there is a + or – in a certain ingredient on the ingredient list. This basically means that not all of the
mineral foundation ingredients have to be used at once in a particular mineral makeup. This is aimed at bringing out the different colors and shades of the makeup.
What ingredients are safe for my skin if added to the basic ingredients?
Apart from the basic
mineral foundation ingredients, there are other ingredients that can be added to the makeup and will still be safe and beneficial to your skin.
Kaolin - This is important in achieving a matte finish and is especially beneficial to those with oily skin. This is only found in our Flawless Foundation.
Ultramarine Blue – A mineral responsible for giving eco minerals its color especially when it comes to the foundations with cool colors.
What ingredients can be unsafe when added in the mineral makeup?
People have different skin types, complexions and sensitivity therefore it can be difficult to know the ingredients that do not augur well with your skin. Some people have reported having irritations when using mineral makeup that contains bismuth oxychloride as an ingredient.
If you want mineral makeup that is all natural then you should avoid the ones with talc, corn starch and parabens too. This applies to those with sensitive skin too.
Eco minerals foundation is highly recommended for all skin types including the sensitive ones. In case your skin is sensitive then it is advisable to request for a sample before buying the entire foundation. We normally provide these samples to help you know if the makeup is good for you or not in case you need them.
Are nano particles safe?
There have debates on the safety of nano particles in the use of mineral makeup. These particles are normally found in some ingredients and are considered to have potential health hazards on your skin. Brands that are eco friendly normally avoid these potentially dangerous ingredients.
In order to protect our customers we ensure that our mineral makeup products are free of any nano particles. Due to the
ingredients in foundation, that do not wear off easily you will still look and feel great.
Sometimes you find that with other types of makeup foundation, you have to apply several layers in order to have a complete look. This is different when it comes to eco minerals because you only need one or two applications to achieve a perfect cover with a healthy glow. In addition to that, the foundation is weightless and so you won’t look and feel like you have heavy makeup on – just flawless, clear skin.
Did you know that an eco minerals sifter jars are refillable? This news has been received with much joy among its users. You can just refill your makeup and save some money while taking care of the planet too. This is possible due to the fact that the makeup comes in biodegradable packaging which can both be recycled and is easy to use. Eco minerals are particular about the quality of their products and so you will find that even the material on which it is printed on is of high quality. The dyes used are also eco friendly since we care about the environment.
How pure is mineral makeup?
You may be wondering what all the talk about the purity of mineral makeup is. The fact that the conventional makeup has been discovered to have lots of harmful side effects in regard to the skin, eyes and health too compared to the mineral makeup. This has led to a huge number of women shifting towards the latter.
Mineral makeup is pure in that only natural ingredients that are safe are used in our products. This ensures that you run a low risk of having allergic reactions and various skin inflammations.
Cosmetic makeups are able to cause the damage they do due to the fact that they are able to penetrate the skin with continuous usage. Some of the side effects that have been linked to this include, hormonal dysfunction, infertility and cancer in severe cases. This is why you should be armed with all the information you need about the makeup you use because you don’t want to look beautiful at the expense of your health and even your life.
Mineral foundation ingredients do the opposite of cosmetic makeup. They are responsible for protecting your skin against the skin reactions and inflammations. The natural mineral makeup has the ability to blend with your skin and still shine through to bring out your beauty. They do not block your skin pores and so yours kin will still be able to breathe freely even with the makeup on.
Range of eco minerals natural makeup
You can have eco minerals natural makeup in different forms and they are as follows:
- Face products including mineral foundation, mineral bronzer, mineral concealer and mineral blush
- Natural eye makeup that includes eye shadow, brow powder and mascara.
- Supersoft and washable Vegan kabuki brush
- hi light and illuminate products
In addition to the makeup, there are natural makeup tools and brushes that you can use to apply your makeup. These tools are manufactured using organic or natural materials such as bamboo. You therefore have a wide selection when shopping for mineral makeup. This greatly increases your chances of getting what works for you.
How to apply mineral makeup
When you buy eco minerals makeup, our staff are always willing and able to show how to apply it. It is important to know the right method of application in order to help you achieve your best look with mineral makeup. The following instructions can prove useful.
- The makeup normally has a flat jar which you are supposed to unscrew before use. You can take a very tiny amount of foundation on the lid jar.
- Use a kabuki brush or large brush – put 2 rice grain sizes of product in the lid, swirl it gently and tap the brush upside down a couple of time.
- Apply the foundation to your skin in a circular motion – start on any areas that need extra coverage.
- You can complete your look by applying some lip tint and mascara and you are ready to go.
Eco minerals natural makeup has undergone research for many years in order to come up with the perfect blend that will work wonders on the skin without harming it. The makeup is recommended by many dermatologists especially to those with various skin problems.
Mineral foundation powder Perfection or Flawless blends 5g
The popularity of this foundation grows by the day due to the benefits it contains. This foundation is suitable for all skin types. Its users have massively positive comments about it. Some have even gone as far as stating that it is the best foundation they can remember using especially on dry and sensitive skin.
It is available in both 5 and 8 grams and gives you the freedom of having it refilled with ECO refill sachets. The
foundation ingredients don’t contain any talc, nanoparticles and fillers which ensure that you get fresh, pure and safe ingredients from nature.
If you have an oily skin or value a matte finish on your appearance then Flawless Foundation makeup is for you. It is available in a variety of colors. It is available to use a kabuki brush to apply this foundation for the best look.
It is important to know what is in the makeup you are using. You may be horrified to discover some of the ingredients in your eyes shadow or mascara are harmful to your skin. One of the best ways of protecting your skin is by trusting products from certified makeup companies. Eco minerals use ingredients that are 100% natural and are gentle on the skin. You may have makeup in stunning colors only to discover that there are artificial
ingredients in foundation used to achieve that color. At eco minerals we rely on mineral pigments for the colors and so you can be sure that your skin will be unharmed.
You will be delighted with ECO minerals and changing to a pure, premium mineral makeup. We are so sure of this we offer our 100% LOVE IT guarantee and colour match guarantee.