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What is MAKEUP FROM THE EARTH?

Makeup from the earth is made from pure minerals. While Mineral Makeup is very popular these days, there is still much precaution to be aware of. We have taken steps to ensure that every ingredient such as the oxides & micas are not cancer causing or irritating. That is why we don’t have hundreds of different colours available.

There are many different combinations of minerals such as Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide, Iron Oxide and more, however, we have researched even further to use only the purest ingredients or we don’t make it!

Why is MAKEUP FROM THE EARTH better for me?

PURE MINERAL MAKEUP has no preservatives and therefore is better for your skin and protects with the natural sunscreen. Those with the most sensitive skin conditions can also wear this mineral makeup.

Here are some more great reasons to use MAKEUP FROM THE EARTH

  • Great for Sensitive skin (almost no allergy risk)
  • Helps irritated skin
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Very water resistant
  • You can swim, pat dry, and still retain most of your application.
  • One of the leading causes of wrinkles is removed from your daily routine. Years of applying products full of harsh chemicals and damaging ingredients add to the wrinkle effect.
  • Great coverage (great for acne, redness or Rosacea).
  • Works for everyone, in every climate and protects from the sun.
  • Natural and therefore no harmful ingredients.
  • Post cosmetic surgery patients now have a safe and secure means without damaging their skin by wearing makeup. (Once you have received your Doctors consent).
  • Stays on all day (even when you sweat)
  • Looks and feels natural, very lightweight even after several coats are applied
  • Doesn’t need or have any preservatives
  • Will not Clog the pores
  • All inorganic and dry (bacteria cannot grow).

Want to know more about our MAKEUP FROM THE EARTH? 

Here is what it's all about!

Color Pigments

Mica Powder

Mica is the name of a group of natural occurring minerals. It can be opalescent, sparkling or completely matte. Mica Powder is purified and crushed mica mineral. It is available in a variety of different colors that go from dazzling silver to gold tones to mute. The addition of Titanium dioxide and iron oxides to mica is what bring is the vast variety of colors available. Some Mica powders have a shimmer effect that also makes them called glitter.

 

Iron Oxides

Iron Oxides are the strongest pigments available, most are non- bleeding and weather resistant. Iron oxides are processed and refined and are no longer in the natural state. The reason for this is because in nature Iron Oxides are often combined with toxic metals like lead arsenic, mercury, antimony and selenium. Therefore the FDA regulates oxides used in cosmetic colorants so that the toxicity levels have been reduced dramatically to be safe for our skin. These have been processed and refined and are no longer in the natural state. These are used in a very wide variety of cosmetics from foundations to lipsticks and glosses. 

Base Ingredients

Titanium Dioxide

Titanium Dioxide is a very bright and very refractive (only surpassed by diamonds) pigment powder with a sticky feel. Titanium Dioxide is a great sun block (the height refractive ides will protect you skin from ultraviolet light) and is soothing on the skin. Over use of titanium dioxide your skin will start to have a natural light tone.

 

Zinc Oxide

Zinc Oxide is a white powder that has a slightly sticky feel. It remains white even if it is exposed to the sunlight and it protects the skin against sunburn. Zinc Oxide protects your skin from aging and cancer caused by UVA ray light (cause by the sun). It calms irritated skin and helps with skin conditions such as Rosacea or redness. This like Titanium Dioxide provides high coverage and adhesion to cosmetic products.

 

Mica 

Sericite Mica reflects light and reduces the appearance of fine lines. It helps to reduce the appearance enlarged pores but will not clog them. Due to its physically smooth property, Sericite Mica feels kind of silky and provides an optical shimmer/luster when used in cosmetics. It is translucent when applied/. It gives medium adhesion to our products. Sericite is an off white Mica that is blended with other shades and colors of Micas to produce a variety of colors.

 

Magnesium Stearate 

Magnesium Stearate is a white, odorless powder. It provides consistency, texture and opacity. It is average in coverage appearance with very high adhesion properties. Our Stearate is vegetable derived.

 

Silica Powder 

Silica is a very smooth, silky, translucent, fine white-pink powder used in many cosmetics. It is highly absorbent and used for oil control. It improves slip and due to its light scattering properties reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This is a fantastic natural addition to the blend. Tests show Silica Powder has been successfully used in hypoallergenic and allergy tests formulations.

 

Kaolin Clay

Kaolin Clay, also known as China Clay, is a fine, soft. Earthy white mineral powder. It is used in many powdered and opaque cosmetics. There are many different kinds of clay, but Kaolin is the most versatile and purest of all. Kaolin used in foundations blends has a medium coverage, is highly absorbent, adhesive and has a creamy texture. Kaolin clay absorbs moisture, reduces shine on the skin, is odorless and has a smooth texture.

 

Rice Powder

Rice powder is lightweight, translucent and offers slow oil-absorbing properties. Rice powder is an ultimate skin softener. It adds a nice slip and silky application to all mineral formulas, leaving skin with porcelain shine free finish.

 

NO OILS OR FRAGRANCES ARE ADDED TO OUR MAKE UP LINE!!!