Want to prepare a Neutral Mineral Foundation for Sensitive Skin? A simple, natural and flexible recipe that you can whip up real quick – Ready?
When you have a sensitive skin, you ought to be careful about what you put on your skin. Your skin can get irritated easily, so this recipe should come in handy if you want to make your own foundation.
The best part – you can even use this foundation if you don’t have a sensitive skin, but are recovering or healing from some damage that’s left your skin temporarily sensitive too. Examples: Injury, surgery, chemical peels gone wrong or right, etc.
So, were’ going to look at the ingredients we need first.
Rich Powder – 1/8 Tsp.
Zinc Oxide – 1¼ Tsp.
Cornstarch – 1/32 Tsp.
Zinc Stearate – 1/64 Tsp.
Sericite – 1 Tsp.
Allantoin – 1/64 Tsp.
Calcium Carbonate – 1/64 Tsp.
(This is a white foundation base for sensitive skin and can be used as your base makeup for any mineral makeup recipe where you need a white base, for sensitive skin.)
Zinc Oxide – ¼ Tsp.
Red Iron Oxide – 1/64 Tsp.
Yellow Iron – 1/32 + 1/8 Tsp.
Ultramarine Blue – 1/64 Tsp.
Combine the first part of ingredients (makeup base) in a mixing bowl using a spatula till they’re fully combined. You will need about 2 ½ Tsp. of this base for this recipe.
Now, add the second part of the ingredients and mix for a few seconds till they are fully blended.
Transfer to a sterilized jar!
What to Expect from This Recipe?
You would get a light cream shade of foundation powder when you combine the recipe that’s suitable for sensitive skin that’s warm-toned and fairly light.
How to Use This Foundation?
You can use this foundation as you would use your foundation powder, or as your neutral eye shadow or neutral shadow base. It works well as a foundation and your shadow base, or a neutral eye shadow.
Why This Recipe?
It is easy to prepare as long as you get the ratios right and work around with the right shades for your skin.
This is suitable for sensitive skin and you know what goes in.
The best part about mineral makeup – it is natural and suitable for acne-prone skin.
How to Apply This Foundation?
You can use your Foundation Brush to apply this recipe, or a Kabuki Brush.
If you are wondering about the weird measurements in the ingredient list, and how to get it right, this will help you.
1 Drop – 1/64 Tsp.
1 Tad – ¼ Tsp.
1 Smidgen – 1/32 Tsp.
1 Dash – 1/8 Tsp.
1 Pinch – 1/16 Tsp.
You don’t have to exactly measure out in this fashion and break your head on getting 1/64 right, if you don’t want to – you get measuring spoons for these measurements ☺
Don’t have time for DIY Beauty Recipes? No harm done, I also forget to get my beauty and skincare recipes stocked up during weekends sometimes. Just grab what you need from Gaya Cosmetics if you don’t have time to DIY.