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
  • Cornstarch
  • 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.

Ingredients to avoid in products you choose

  • 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