More and more these days, people are concerned about the ingredients in the food they eat, what they drink, and the makeup they put on their skin. In one sense it’s because people don’t like the fact that makeup is tested on animals. But there’s also just the fact that many make-ups are full of artificial ingredients like perfumes, chemicals of various kinds, and dyes.
Beginning in the 1970s, small companies started making mineral makeup, makeup that had all-natural ingredients and did not use those artificial ingredients. As mineral makeup became more and more popular, however, bigger companies, which didn’t necessarily have the same mindset, stepped into the breach and started mass-marketing the makeup. So much so that today, it’s best to do a bit of research on any makeup you care to try, to ensure that it has the types of ingredients you want and expect – and none that you don’t!
Are you confused about how to put on makeup? Do you struggle when trying to look your best? Well if you are having these problems perhaps you need some tips? In this article, we will share eight helpful tips so that you can look your very best every time. Be sure to buy a makeup organiser with drawers before you start using any of your makeup, things will get messy.
Before you even start to apply any makeup, it is vital to ensure that your hands are clean. Unclean hands will contaminate your face with bacteria, oil dirt or other debris. This often will lead to acne, especially in teenagers. Another benefit of having clean hands is that it will help to ensure your makeup goes on without any problems.
After ensuring that your hands are clean, the first step is to start with what is known as a primer. Since there are so many different types of primers, it is important to select one the will enhance the natural beauty of your skin. Some types of the primer can be used to tone down skin colors. While other kinds of primers can be used to treat your skin if it is dirty, oily, or prone to acne. Which ever type of primer you decide to use, it will be the first thing that you apply to your skin. Along with helping to correct minor skin problems, a good primer will also help your foundation stay on better.
How do you make sure you’re getting what you expect? Read a mineral makeup review or two. Or even three. Experimenting with different makeups can be expensive. Much better to educate yourself first by checking out a mineral makeup review.
You’re looking for two part reviews. Obviously, the most important part of the makeup is, does it do what it claims to do? Apply smoothly to your skin, not clog your pores or give you a skin rash – which doesn’t happen with those make-ups that use the best and purest ingredients. Then, you also want to know what’s actually in these make-ups – any artificial ingredients that have snuck in over the years to enable the mass-marketers to cut costs?
There are many sites on the web that review cosmetics of all kinds, including mineral makeup. You’ll also want to check the brand name’s website. There, they’ll have a list of ingredients, and perhaps a history of the company, so you’ll be more prepared to make a decision.