The Ultimate Guide to Applying Mineral Makeup

Are you new to mineral makeup? You have no doubt heard about the hype the products are causing at the moment with many women choosing to put down their bottles of liquid foundation and opt for the light and fluffy dusting of minerals on their skin.

The benefits of mineral makeup are second to none; it’s good for your skin, it’s nourishing, and contains no artificial ingredients. The application of mineral makeup can be a relaxing and enjoyable experience because you are not putting anything false onto your skin; you are pampering it with luxurious mineral infused powders.

Mineral makeup is perfect for every day wear or for those special occasions where you want to look amazing in your new party dress and when you really need to stand out from the crowd.

Mineral makeup by Mineralissima is an extremely popular brand and is applied differently to ordinary makeups and foundations. Whether you’re completely new to mineral makeup or would like a great and easy guide to refer too, lets discuss how your going to achieve the perfect coverage you’ve always wanted!

 

MINERAL MAKEUP INSIDER TIP:

Cleanliness is the key to beauty. When applying mineral makeup always ensure you wash your hands first to reduce the chances of spreading dirt and bacteria.

 

9 Steps on How to apply Mineral Makeup

 

1.Begin with a blank canvas!


Start by cleaning your face thoroughly with your usual cleanser as starting with completely fresh and clean surface is the best way to begin.A gentle exfoliator is usually best if you haven’t got sensitive skin. Leave your skin to settle for a few minutes before taking the next step.

 

2.Get a moisture infusion!

 Minerals like to ‘bond’ and adhere to your skin and if your face is a little on the dry side they may not stick around as long as they’d like too. With clean fingers, ensure you moisturise your face and neck beforehand with a good quality moisturiser. Ensure you wait at least 10 minutes before applying the mineral makeup so the moisturiser can settle into your skin properly.

 

3.Mineral Concealer to cover it up!

Begin with your mineral concealer to combat and redness, dark circles, pigmentations or spots. Apply your mineral concealer to the uneven skin tones such as the under eye area and the corners of your nose. Gentle dab the concealer onto the skin and blend it in using light dabbing motions. Concealers should be an unmissable part of your makeup application routine. We love to apply the concealer with a small brush such as this synthetic concealer brush.

 

MINERAL MAKEUP INSIDER TIP:

The brush is the most important tool you will use for applying mineral foundation so ensure you invest in an excellent quality one and you will reap the rewards.

 

4. Less Makeup is More Natural Beauty!

The great thing about mineral foundation is that a little goes an awful long way. Pour a small amount of the mineral foundation (or eye shadow etc.) into the lid of the pot as this helps avoid using large amounts you don’t need and keeps things tidy too. Once you have done this a few times you will begin to understand the perfect amount you need for optimum coverage.

 

5. Brush is loaded and ready for application!

After your brush is loaded, dab it off on the side of the pot of the sifter jar to dust off any excess powder. Apply the makeup in gentle circular motions on the skin so you get a well evened out coverage and repeat several times all over the face paying attention to all areas including under the chin and near the ears.

 

6.Buff your mineral makeup!

The more makeup you apply and buff, the heavier the coverage will be on your skin.Ensure you practice and are applying the makeup in a well-lit mirror. You will usually find that 2-3 applications is usually just the right amount.

 

MINERAL MAKEUP INSIDER TIP:

If you a real stickler for liquid foundation, why not blend a little mineral powder with your favourite moisturiser and apply it that way.

 

7.Blush or Bronzer for that Rosy Glow!

Now you can add that beautiful blush or bronzer depending on your preference and the occasion. Again, apply the blusher/bronzer to your brush in exactly the same way as the foundation. Using a circular motion apply the blusher to the apples of the cheeks then going upwards towards the ears.

 

8.Mineral eye makeup to make them pop!

Now you can apply your mineral eye shadow and mascara. Once you’ve selected a gorgeous colour, ensure you have a good, light covering of foundation on your lids to act as a base for the mineral eye shadow to stick too. Take your eye shadow brush and dab it into the shadow and tap off any excess. Apply it to your lid in short, downward strokes starting from the outer corner going inwards.

MINERAL MAKEUP INSIDER TIP:

When applying the eye shadow, hold a tissue under the eye to catch any excess powder.

 

Fix the powder into place!9.Final touch with a mineral Veil!

Use a mineral veil for a finishing touch after you have applied the foundation and makeup as it will hold the mineral makeup in place for longer and adds to the flawless glow! Makeup will hold much longer with this setting powder so never avoid skipping it, perfection is the key with Mineralissima.

 

So there you have it, you are now fully prepped to be able to apply your mineral makeup effortlessly and perfectly to achieve flawless and beautiful coverage with a few top tips thrown in along the way! Applying mineral makeup is never a chore; it’s a beauty treatment that can be enjoyed by you and your skin.

Below you will find a few insider information facts which explain a few more incredible benefits to using mineral makeup.

 

Insider Natural Cosmetic Facts

  • It can help protect against harmful UV rays! Mineral makeup is actually a superb option to layer on over an SPF 15+ sunscreen to further enhance the protection of the face. Because the natural minerals in Mineralissima’s products ‘bond’ to the skin the makeup will not smear of smudge off.
  • Mineral makeup is in fact anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory. These two properties are ideal for skin conditions such as rosacea and acne, which ensures all women can look and feel beautiful without the worry of their skin becoming worse.
  • Due to the light-reflective minerals and particles in the makeup, fine lines appear minimized and you are left with a healthy-looking radiant glow.