Healthy alternatives

Brand nameProduct description
BeautyCounterSkin twin featherweight foundation
Coastal Classic CreationsNatural Minerals Powder Foundation
Fitglow BeautyVita Active Foundation
Honeybee GardensPressed Mineral Powder Foundation
ISOIBulgarian Rose Cover Fit Foundation Pact
La MavAnti-Ageing Mineral Foundation
Mad HippieConcealer
Maia’s Mineral GalaxyMineral Foundation
Mineral FusionLiquid Foundation
Paul PendersHand-Made Moisture Foundation
Real PurityFoundation
Rejuva MineralsFoundation
TropicMineral Foundation
W3ll PeopleNarcissist 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).

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

BHT: possible carcinogen, endocrine disruptor

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