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Know more about mineral cosmetics

Up to now, mineral cosmetics have been known as a product with a safety level far beyond conventional cosmetics available on the market.

The product is exactly the same as a cream cookie, cake or chocolate bar with full of sweet and seductive flavors.

However, consumers rarely pay attention to the mineral ingredients that are really needed for the skin and hair.

Why are mineral cosmetics popular?

Mineral cosmetics contain natural minerals from the earth, free of dyes and preservatives, brands still claim their beauty products help the skin breathe, provide anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, Prevents acne, does not cause irritation, has SPF protection from ultraviolet rays.

All of this information has a basis for skin health safety, but whether all mineral cosmetic manufacturers are fully supplemented with standard ingredients is another story. In addition, manufacturers often avoid disclosing specifically about minerals that are harmful or really necessary for the skin. As a supporter of quality life and clean products, you need to learn more about the mineral cosmetics you choose for yourself.

Mineral cosmetics contain natural minerals from the earth, free of color dyes and preservatives (artwork).

The ingredients you need to pay attention to in a mineral cosmetic product

In the product's ingredient list, you need to make sure the following minerals are at the top of the list:

Iron oxide - originates from iron rust and is used as a colorant in mineral cosmetics.

‎ Mica – substance that enhances product performance, used as a color dye

‎ Titanium Dioxide - known as a physical sunscreen that can refract UVB rays and scattered light sources.

‎ Zinc Oxide - also known as physical sunscreen, weakens UVA rays, provides anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and neutralizes free radicals.

The eyeshadow palette (eye shadow) of mineral cosmetics is quite rich.

The palette of eyeshadows (eye shadows) of mineral cosmetics is quite rich, but in order to have an effective tone and skin adhesion, many manufacturers have included in the composition some harmful substances. You can reject the product if you see one of the following listings:

‎ Bismuth Oxychloride - a luminous pearl-like powder that helps the product adhere to the skin but can also cause skin irritation and in large quantities it can even cause cystic acne.

‎ Methylparaben - a preservative commonly used to fight bacteria and mold, it can cause irritation or allergic reactions. Some studies have shown that it may have endocrine disrupting effects.

You need to "look" carefully at the ingredients of mineral cosmetic products.

‎ Butylparaben - a preservative that prolongs the shelf life, this ingredient is associated with allergies and toxicity.

‎ Octinoxate / Octyl methoxycinnamate - used as a sunscreen ingredient but has been associated with immunotoxicity, allergy and cellular level changes.

‎ BHT - used as a preservative, however it is neurotoxic, allergenic, toxic, irritating, and altered at the cellular level.

Talc – increases the softness and absorbency of the product, however, preliminary studies suggest links to lung problems and even ovarian cancer.

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