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News December 2014. Please read:)

my mother passed away suddenly a couple of weeks ago. it kind of sent my life into a tailspin...especially this time of year...and my husband lost his job the same week....so it has been a little trying. i am so sorry for the delay in shipping any of you may have experienced :( we have added an employee to help with the volume:)

sincerely,

crystal


My mission is to provide you with the best mineral cosmetics possible. I do not use any artificial ingredients. No bismuth, no talc, no carmine, no silk powder, no d & c lake colors and no parabens!

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About

News December 2014. Please read:)

my mother passed away suddenly a couple of weeks ago. it kind of sent my life into a tailspin...especially this time of year...and my husband lost his job the same week....so it has been a little trying. i am so sorry for the delay in shipping any of you may have experienced :( we have added an employee to help with the volume:)

sincerely,

crystal


My mission is to provide you with the best mineral cosmetics possible. I do not use any artificial ingredients. No bismuth, no talc, no carmine, no silk powder, no d & c lake colors and no parabens!

What do all these fancy names mean? I don't use all these ingredients...this is just a glossary for you:)

Titanium Dioxide

Active ingredient that provides the greatest covering and tinting power of any white pigment.
Natural sun block reflecting light so UV rays never touch the skin. Occurs naturally in three different crystal forms.

Sericite is used extensively in cosmetics, especially in foundations as a base ingredient. It feels silky to the touch and reflects light, reducing the appearance of pores and wrinkles. Sericite is not as shimmery as other options, such as bismuth oxychloride.

Kaolin Clay is a pure, white, natural clay that offers adhesion to cosmetic products.
This is a very gentle product and can be used on most sensitive skin.
It can draw impurities from the skin without removing any natural oils
It has great covering ability, is able to absorb fats from the skin, refines pores & helps clear up breakouts.

Zinc Oxide is a fluffy fine powder that offers whitening power, coverage, adhesion, and UV protection.

Silk Mica is used in loose mineral eyeshadow and face powder because of it's silky texture. It gives a soft, smooth texture and it is mattifying

Magnesium Stearate: (Plant Derived)
This soft white powder is used in cosmetics to improve adhesion and slip, and texture.

Boron Nitride is a soft, silky white mineral powder. It is used to improve how smoothly the product applies as well as adhesion to skin.

Iron Oxides provide color to mineral powders

BORON NITRIDE

Is a soft, silky white mineral powder.
It is used as an additive to improve the "slip" of a product (how smoothly the product applies) as well as "adhesion" (how long it stays on the skin).




MAGNESIUM STEARATE

White coloring agent (opacifier)
Filling agent for texture & consistency- an anti-caking agent, binding agent (adheres to the skin)
A light-weight powder that is an ester of magnesium (natural metal) & stearic acid (from vegetable oil)


IRON & TIN OXIDES

Used to color cosmetics. Any of several natural oxides of iron, iron combined with oxygen, varying in color from red to brown, black to orange or yellow.

These inorganic pigments are used in all types of cosmetics and have three basic shades: black, yellow and red. By blending these three oxides in the right proportions you can produce an array of browns, tans, and umbers for liquid foundations, face powders, and blushers.
By careful blending an array of natural looking flesh tones may be produced.

ULTRAMARINES

Ultramarines vary in shade from bright blue to violet, pink and even green.

Organic, FDA-approved, high-purity pigment


CHROMIUM GREEN OXIDE

Inorganic, FDA-approved, high-purity pigment
Provides superior color purity & saturation

MANGONESE VIOLET

A mineral supplement which occurs in minerals.
Classified as certified purified inorganic colorants.

There are many unnecessary ingredients in most commercial and some non-commercial mineral cosmetics. Please contact me with questions...I am happy to help...or if you want me to demystify the ingredients in your current cosmetics : )

If you have any questions regarding our minerals please contact us anytime.

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