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The Benefits Of Using Mineral Makeup

Published at 02/25/2012 02:10:33


Mineral makeup is a type of makeup product that is gaining prominence among many users. It is basically makeup products, which are made from natural minerals such as zinc oxide, iron oxides and titanium dioxide. Some people believe that mineral makeup is a new discovery in beauty industry, but in actuality it has been around for many centuries.

Many ancient civilizations have used it since early recorded history. These type of makeup products are considered all natural unlike conventional makeup products they are non petroleum-based and do not contain pore clogging fillers. Due to recent media attention and hype surrounding this type of makeup manufactures have come up with many beauty products labeled as mineral makeup.

There are various advantages to using this type of makeup. Since it's all natural and does not contain any harmful chemicals is suitable for all skin types. It's non allergic and ideal even for sensitive skin. As said earlier these products are devoid of harmful fillers and hence do not clog the pores and hence allow the skin to breathe naturally. This also means the makeup is easily removable from skin and does not cause any harm. Some companies even gone to extent of saying that their "Makeup so pure you can sleep in it" in their advertising campaign. Mineral makeup is free of preservatives, talc, oil, fragrance and petro-chemicals. All these benefits have made mineral makeup the choice of celebrities and film stars.

Since they contain natural minerals it is a good heat absorber and protects from sun damage. They also help keep your skins natural moisture. There is no special application method and they can be used just like normal makeup products. They can also be used in conjunction with normal makeup items.

Though there are innumerable benefits to using mineral makeup, one must be cautious during selection of this type of makeup. As there are many fake products which are being sold as mineral makeup. They can do more harm than good to your skin. It's best to stick with notable brands and companies as they have good quality. Even if you are buying from a reputed brand it would be wise to see the label and check the list of ingredients. As some companies add preservatives and additive to their products but still market them as all natural mineral makeup. Hence before purchase its best if we do our due diligence. This is true especially for items like Lipsticks, liquid foundations and other liquid cosmetics. Even dermatologists advise their patients with acne and other skin problems to prefer mineral makeup as it would not aggravate their symptoms.

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Millions of women are turning to all natural mineral makeup for their beauty needs due to their multiple benefits. Some even call it organic as it is highly skin friendly.