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The benefits of mineral makeup.

The benefits of mineral makeup.

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Mineral make up has many benefits, they are kinder for the skin and the ingredients are mostly organic, perfect for all skin types, they can be applied directly after skin treatments such as facials and waxing. The minerals allow the skin to breathe and are non -comedogenic which means they will not block the pores.

Skin needs to look and feel its best before applying any form of make-up. It is essential to moisturise every morning before your makeup application, so your minerals have a hydrated surface to lie on.We recommend double cleansing your face, the first cleanse will remove make up and a second cleanse will clean the skin, followed by a serum and moisturiser . As we are coming out of winter and the sun is about to shine brighter and burst into spring it is highly advisable to put a SPF on your skin, especially the face as this is constantly exposed to the elements. We do suggest using a sunscreen all year round. Environ have the RAD antioxidant sunscreen SPF15 which I use over my moisturiser and gives a silky feel to the skin unlike previous standalone sunscreens I have used in the past.

Before applying make-up it is good to use a primer, this does two things, it minimises pores and gives your makeup a longer lasting finish. Dermalogica Skin Perfect Primer is anti-ageing and has a slight tint to it which works well as a concealer with the added bonus of a SPF30. Also in the Dermalogica range is the Hydrablur – does exactly what it says on the tin. This primer will blur out fine lines and pores, hydrating and brightening the skin to give a natural flawless finish.

The two minerals commonly found in mineral make-up are titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, which can protect against the suns damaging UVA and UVB rays.

Beauty Haven has been using Jane Iredale mineral make-up for 13 years now and find the performance and coverage amazing. The mineral make-up works well under the lens and the camera. Ideal for weddings, formals, and photoshoots. With new technology brings HD cameras and you can see everything these days the mineral powder foundation will give a natural full coverage and goes a long way in covering blemishes and spots. Most cosmetics contain talc and bulking agents which leads to a heavy drying effect on the skin and will settle into fine lines. With Jane Iredale mineral make-up the feeling is light but the coverage is long lasting. It is so effective it is recommended by plastic surgeons. For oily or combination skin the pressed powder foundation will combat this. For dry skin using a spritz such as jane Iredale pommist will prolong your makeup and leave the skin feeling hydrated,

The founder Jane, was inspired to produce a make-up that was kind for the skin using the highest quality ingredients. The hypoallergenic & dermatologically tested, cruelty free skincare make-up is made of natural products that nurture your skin.

Jane Iredale has been certified and recommended by

  • The Skin Cancer Foundation.
  • Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons.
  • Cruelty-Free CertificationNational Trade and Beauty Publication Awards
  • ECOCERT Natural and Organic Certification

Why not treat yourself for your next special birthday, party or wedding and book a cleanse and make-up for £25 or Bridal make-up including trial for £40. We also offer colour matching to help you choose the best base for your skin type.


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