Healthy alternatives

Brand nameProduct description
BeautycounterColor Pinch Cream Blusher
Maia’s Mineral GalaxyMineral Blush
Mineral FusionBlush
Rejuva MineralsMulti Purpose Powder


Want to start making your own blush? You’ll find various more or less complex recipes adapted to the colour you’re looking for.

Here is a simple alternative with only three healthy ingredients:

Pink clay


Cocoa powder (for a darker effect)

Mix evenly 50/50 (about 1 tablespoon each) of clay and cornstarch. Add cocoa powder as needed.

And there you go. For another alternative, consult this site.

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

Acrylate: irritant to skin and eyes

Aluminium: neurotoxin, skin sensitizer

Dyes (coal tar): carcinogenic, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer

Parabens: endocrine disruptors

Silica: possible carcinogen, irritant to eyes and respiratory tract

Talc: possible carcinogen, irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract