Crushed beetles aside, mineral makeup is in fact beneficial in more ways than one on most skin types. It is rare to find that it affects the wearer in a negative way. The fact that it is derived straight from the earth means that it is better for your skin right off the bat. And not only is it better for your skin but several commonly used minerals have natural SPF. This is not saying it can replace your daily SPF routine but it will significantly enhance it. Mineral makeup is generally fragrance and oil free which is fantastic for everyone’s skin no matter who you are.
It also boasts anti-inflammatory properties which can help reduce redness, puffiness and other skin irritations. There are absolutely no preservatives since bacteria cannot thrive on minerals. This is also good news for your wallet because with no bacteria, there is no spoil factor so you can keep your makeup around as long as you would like.
Not only is mineral makeup healthy for your skin, it also has a look that is hard to replicate with other types of makeup. It gives a sheer coverage which let’s the wearers natural beauty shine through and gives skin a radiant, natural quality that is hard for other products to match. Coverage is also long lasting which is yet another quality that many other products cannot beat.
If you try a brand and aren't impressed, remember there are many more so keep browsing. Many drugstore cosmetic companies are hopping on the bandwagon with less expensive versions of more expensive brands. Read your labels and you'll be able to get a good deal.