Makeup that won't make you breakout
A couple of weeks ago I started to notice that I was getting unusual breakouts on the apples of my cheeks. They weren’t full-blown blemishes (luckily I was spared the I-so-want-to-squeeze-you pus-filled heads), but they were quite noticeable and extremely annoying.
Racking my brain as to what could have caused them, I washed all my make-up brushes (they can definitely cause breakouts if not washed regularly), but that didn’t help. And then the culprit suddenly came to me – it was my blush!
I’d recently started using a rather bright pink blush and clearly the chemicals used in creating the pigment had caused my skin to freak out. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that all bright blushes are bad for you (I’ve used hundreds in my time and only a few have disagreed with my skin), but sometimes – especially if you’re prone to pimples – it’s best to opt for mineral-based make-up.
Like Bare Escentuals bareMinerals for example. Derived from natural, 100 percent crushed minerals, all of its products are non-comedogenic (meaning they won’t clog your pores), contain no harsh chemicals, and protect your skin from the environment. And because the minerals help to perfect an uneven skin tone, the products – which can be used on all skin types – are especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin or rosacea.
We particularly like:
bareMinerals All Over Face Colour due to its multi-duty capabilities. Use it as a bronzer, blush and/or eyeshadow, or mix it in with a clear lip balm for a shimmery gloss. You can also add it to your body lotion for an all-over body glow!
bareMinerals Natural Lipgloss as it’s preservative free (think of how much of your gloss ends up in your mouth), has a gorgeously glossy finish, and uses natural ingredients to nourish your lips.
So where can you get your hands on this great mineral make-up brand? At David Jones of course! Head to your nearest store or simply jump online and start shopping!
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