Natural makeup is what people find out when they want to go "green". With the current interest in safe, natural, and organic products, mineral makeup is a very popular approach. When you do find that perfect mineral foundation, it's almost impossible to go back to conventional makeup.
Natural makeup is not only long lasting on your shelf but also on your skin. Melli foundation powder lasts a long time, is waterproof and a little goes a long way, using very little can give a basic coverage. Minerals such as iron oxides, zinc oxide, and titanium dioxide are micronized, or ground and milled, into tiny particles to create makeup.
A key difference from conventional makeup is what's not in Melli mineral foundation.
We don't put talc, fragrance, silicones, polymers or synthetic preservative ingredients generally found in conventional formulations.
Mineral makeup should have very few ingredients.
Most mineral makeup has a base ingredient: mica and/or talc. They are both minerals, but talc is used by almost every cosmetic company as their number 1 ingredient, however it is a toxic ingredient similar to asbestos, cheap and wasteful filler, listed on the Environment Canada Domestic Substance List as a substance that is "expected to be toxic or harmful". Talc is soft and appealing to the touch yet it's adhesion to the skin is incomparable to the elite mineral, mica.
Mica, on the other hand, has incredible skin adhering properties and is less cakey then talc. Researching the ingredients a company may use is very important because there are many companies on the market sneaking talc into their formulations.
Melli mineral products are synthetic preservative-free and since they have very low odor, they are also fragrance-free. Preservatives and fragrance are often what causes skin irritation. The lack of the filler ingredients from our foundation leads to less pore clogging. That can mean fewer breakouts.
The anti-irritating ingredients like zinc can be soothing to inflammation. The FDA has approved zinc oxide and titanium dioxide as skin protectants and natural sunscreens.
Melli mineral foundation contains a carefully selected range of active botanical extracts that are made from the finest organic, ethically wild-crafted, pesticide-free and best quality plants to support the health, texture, and integrity of the skin.
We like to think we provide the best out of a product, from beauty to health, this is why our foundation it’s not just a foundation, but an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, photo protective, antimicrobial, ant allergic, ameliorative on skin’s elasticity and texture.
Melli mineral makeup is simple. It is beautiful and comforting to know the same simplicity is on your face.