Healthy alternatives

BeautyCounter – Skin twin featherweight foundation

Coastal Classic Creations – Natural Minerals Powder Foundation

Fitglow Beauty – Vita Active Foundation

Honeybee Gardens – Pressed Mineral Powder Foundation

ISOI – Bulgarian Rose Cover Fit Foundation Pact

La Mav – Anti-Ageing Mineral Foundation

Mad Hippie – Concealer

Maia’s Mineral Galaxy – Mineral Foundation

Mineral Fusion – Liquid Foundation

Paul Penders – Hand-Made Moisture Foundation

Real Purity – Foundation

Rejuva Minerals – Foundation

Tropic – Mineral Foundation

W3ll People – Narcissist Foundation Sticks


Do you want a foundation that suits your skin and is healthy and natural?

Here is a simple recipe based on 3-4 ingredients (available here):

  • 2 coffee cups of arrowroot
  • Cocoa powder
  • Cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder
  • 2 teaspoons of Kaolin clay

Mix the arrowroot with the bentonite clay, in a non-metallic container, then add the colourings (cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg) according to your complexion.It is also possible to replace the bentonite clay with jojoba, sweet almond or olive oil.

Other recipes are available (The Natural Beauty Blog, Wellness Mama)

Ingredients to avoid

  • BHT: possible carcinogen, endocrine disrupter
  • Dyes (coal tar): carcinogenic, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer
  • Mineral oil: possible carcinogen, depending on the degree of purification, allergenic
  • Isopropyl myristate: skin irritant
  • Starch acid octenylsuccinate, aluminum salt: neurotoxic
  • Parabens: endocrine disruptors
  • Synthetic fragrances: allergens
  • Phenoxyethanol: irritant, allergen
  • Propylene glycol: irritant, allergen
  • Silica: possible carcinogen, irritant to eyes and respiratory tract
  • Talc: possible carcinogen, irritant to skin, eyes and respiratory tract
  • Triethanolamine (TEA): skin, eye and respiratory irritant, respiratory and skin sensitizer