When it comes to wearing makeup there are many different ingredients that have been used over the years to compliment the appearance of your eyes, cheeks, lips and the rest of your face. In fact, makeup goes back several thousand years to a point that actually pre-dates the historical record with the use of all natural products.
However, in recent years makeup products have switched to using artificial or petroleum-based ingredients that may last longer, but may also have detrimental effects on the skin. It is of little wonder that many new gift ideas concerning skin care products have gone back to more natural elements, which not only compliment the appearance, but also are actually good for your skin.
The History of Mineral Makeup
Makeup compounds that are based on minerals instead of artificial ingredients are making a comeback for a wide variety of reasons. Over the centuries, minerals have been used, combined and mixed together to create all types of skin products that enhance the natural beauty and color of the person who wears it.
The use of minerals on the skin goes back for many thousands of years when men and women were painting their bodies with colors from the Earth. People who lived in caves long before the development of civilization used minerals and other substances to paint the walls where they lived and began to adorn their faces and bodies with the substances they found.
From Aboriginal tribes that painted their skins with the local minerals to Cleopatra famously underlining her eyes with a substance known as Black Kohl and using red ochre to highlight her lips and cheeks, minerals have been commonly used for this purpose in all human cultures. As civilization progress, the minerals became more refined as they were used in roughly the same manner in all parts of the world.
However, at the turn of the 20th century there were new materials available which seemingly solved one of the issues with natural makeup product, their lack of longevity. Petroleum-based products along with other artificial ingredients began to dominate the marketplace as they promised long lasting effects which meant fewer applications were necessary.
The move back to mineral-based makeup products started up again in the 1970s in the end days of the peace love-in movement in San Francisco. A little cosmetic company in the city developed mineral makeup that used all-natural products that were finely ground from the Earth and using no chemicals, preservatives or dyes. The result was a revolution that was a refinement of makeup techniques over the past several thousand years. However, it did take another 30 years or so before minerals truly took off in the skin care marketplace.
Mineral Makeup Today
The minerals used today are really not all that different from what was used many thousands of years ago. The only real change is how the minerals are now ground up and mixed together to create all types of colors, styles and thickness for the job that they are suppose to do. This means that such makeup has distinctive advantages over their predecessors in terms of variety of color, longevity and benefits to the skin.
Unlike many of the chemicals and artificial ingredients used in makeup, minerals are not only natural, but work with your skin to help preserve the moisture and provide a natural barrier to the elements which can damage your skin.
Non-Allergic: Because minerals are created from all-natural products, they are far less likely to create an allergic reaction to the skin. For those who have had trouble with makeup before in terms of an allergic reaction, using mineral-based products may be the solution.
Colors: The sheer number of color choices now available is simply astounding compare to just a few years ago. This means that you get greater color choices for your needs while still enjoying the healthy benefits that minerals provide for the skin.
Longevity: Thanks to new processes, the minerals will now stay on your skin longer than ever before. This was the one issue that plagued this type of makeup in the past, but today thanks to new grinding and mixing techniques it is now possible for it to stay on your skin for a long period of time without having to retouch.
Enhance the Skin: While minerals may not be the miracle skin care product that some have touted, it is generally speaking good for your skin as it helps to lock in the moisture that would otherwise be lost. In addition to having fewer allergic reactions, minerals actually help trap the moisture that provides your skin with it healthy glow and more youthful appearance.
Why Mineral Makeup Products are Great Gift Ideas
There are many reasons why you should choose mineral makeup as your next gift, especially if it is to a close friend, family member or even yourself.
Thoughtful: It’s not just the quality of the makeup. It is the fact that minerals are less likely to cause an allergic reaction while enhancing the lips, eyes and cheeks. This means that you can be more assured that it will not cause a reaction. However, it is always recommended that whoever first uses the makeup should test it on a very small part of the skin and judge the reaction just as a precaution.
Environmentally Friendly: The use of minerals from the Earth means that they are environmentally friendly with no artificial chemicals or compounds that are used in creating or processing this product. This means that there are no waste materials generated that are harmful to our planet.
At Gifts Ready To Go, we offer the best mineral and botanical pro makeup through our elite and luxurious JOLIEVE brand. Our innovative collection of makeup gift sets contain the highest quality natural source ingredients and USDA organic botanicals, extract oils and butters that will allow you to create any stylish and fashionable look with our color collection while leaving your skin feeling smooth to the touch and without any adverse or allergic reactions. We have four great makeup gift sets to choose from to elevate your look naturally. There are so many great gift ideas that you can use with mineral makeup products, so why not try one today and really feel the difference. We are confident that you will love our products!
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