Makeup and Sensitive Skin

Since the use of makeup has grown over the years with every women applying some sort of make up to their faces. This has becomes the norm of our society today. But we forget that not all women apply can apply makeup. Some with sensitive skin tend to avoid the use of makeup, as their skin react to certain cosmetic ingredients. 

However, with many research done over the years on makeup. Some company’s have come out with natural alternative that have purer mineral base ingredients that don’t react to the skin. Can this be the solution to those with sensitive skin?. The answer is ‘Yes’. As mineral bases cosmetics are more friendly on the skin, while being 100% natural at the same time to prevent any skin reaction.

Is mineralised makeup suitable for me?

Mineralized makeup is suitable for every individual no matter what skin type you have. Since it all natural and perfect for all ages too. It is suitable for those who go through acne, as it is non comedogenic. Also being suitable for those with Eczema, Rosacea and those with chronic skin sensitivity. Therefore, being ideal for those individuals with many skin conditions. 

What are signs to look for sensitive and irritated skin?

The signs to keep a look out for is the feeling of ;

  • Burning and pain sensation on the skin. 
  • Abnormal stinging.
  • Itchiness and tingling sensation on the skin.

What is the best way I can test if a makeup will give me reaction?

The best and proven way is to do a patch test on a small area of the skin, preferable behind the ear or most sensitive area of the skin. It is best to leave the product on for 24 hours. This time frame in between will allow you to notice if your skin has a allergic reaction to the product. However, those with very reactive skin, it is best to do a patch test for a week to see if there is any irritation. Therefore, there are ways we can all try to ensure makeup does not cause any adverse skin reactions.

How can I shop wisely for makeup?

  • Read ingredient of every makeup you are looking to purchase. This will give you an idea of the content and allow you to do your own research on every ingredient and to decide what is suitable for your skin type. 
  • Ensure that the makeup does not have any harmful ingredients, artificial perfumes, dyes, harm chemical or parabens. 
  • Purchase authentic mineralized makeup from reputable skincare clinic.

At Saints European we stock 100% natural, mineral makeup that is suitable for all skin types and conditions. 

To find out more, please call our friendly team today on (828) 586 -6172!

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