When was the last time you actually looked at the ingredients in your makeup? If you’ve never eyed the ingredient list before, let me tell you it can be pretty nasty looking, and the repercussions on your health are REAL! If you’re looking a quick peek, check out this product analysis from Skin Deep, the cosmetic database. Is it worth putting toxins on your skin that are easily avoidable? If your answer is “NO” then you will LOVE this recipe from my friend Robin of Thank Your Body:
Before I finally said “good bye” to my commercial make up I was wearing a nice (expensive) mineral foundation. And just so you know, there are recipes out there to teach you how to make your own mineral make up and where to get ingredients. And for some, mineral make up is seen to have a lot of benefits.
But I personally still don’t feel completely confident in most of the ingredients. Some ingredients like Mica are common skin irritants. Many contain Titanium Dioxide which I don’t feel really comfortable putting on my face every day. You’d need to do your own research and have a trusted source for quality ingredients if mineral make up interests you. But if your are looking for a homemade foundation that is like your mineral make up, this is a place to start.
Okay, enough stalling. Let’s do this! Keep reading…