Sunday, 24 June 2012

Review: Mineral Hygienics Mineral Foundation

Long lasting coverage
Allows skin to breath
Provides natural glow
SPF Protection
Money back guarantee on dissatisfaction

Available online at Mineral Hygienics
Use coupon code feminineart to receive 10% off.

It is a loose powder foundation available in a range of 14 shades making it possible for anyone to find a perfect match for their skin tone. You get 40g of product in the jar.

  Is this loose powder mineral foundation really worth replacing your current HG foundation?

(L-R) medium, light
I never had a thing for full coverage foundation. I like mine sheer and light and natural. That is why I was delighted on the prospect of trying out mineral foundation.
Mineral Hygienic Mineral Foundation is my first go with any mineral makeup. And I fell in love with the foundation formula instantly. It is lightweight, doesn’t clog pores, the skin keeps breathing and the natural beauty is enhanced. It does not at all feel powdery but rather makes me look radiant and fresh giving a flawless, perfect finish. Amazingly, it is pretty long lasting! For oily or combination skin, this foundation is a dream in a jar.
Not to forget this foundation provides sun protection, is water resistant and is safe for all skin types especially people with sensitive skin.
I received two samples in ‘Light’ and in ‘Medium’ both having neutral undertones. Both of them are so much alike that it took me 3-4 attempts to finally find my perfect match. The thing about mineral foundation is that when you apply it on your face it warms up after 3-5 mins. So in case you are finding your skin match you need to wait for a few minutes after applying it on your jaw-line, in a way you are actually selecting a shade slightly lighter that will warm up later to match your tone, otherwise you may end up choosing a colour that will make you darker than your actual skin shade. I am thinking of doing a picture tutorial soon showing how to find your mineral foundation skin match.
A mineral foundation can provide from sheer to heavy coverage. If you use a larger fluffy brush it will provide a sheer coverage and if you use a small brush with densely packed bristles it will give a heavy coverage.

(L-R) swatches: medium, light
I say that every makeup lover has to try this mineral foundation once to see the world of difference it makes from the BB creams and liquid foundations.

Disclaimer: This product(s) was sent to me for consideration to review. I was not paid for this review,  I am not affiliated with this company and the fact that the product(s) was free does not influence my opinion at all.


  1. I always find it hard to control mineral cosmetics :( Thanks for the post :)

  2. Looks like a great product! I like to stay natural too. Great review!

  3. I really like mineral foundation, this looks great!

  4. I like mineral cosmetics. I have used Loreal Bare Naturale,I liked the result but it broke me out so I had to discontinue after finding out that it has bismuth oxychloride.

    1. This one does not have bismuth oxychloride. :)

  5. mineral foundations are quite nice but i always find it difficult to blend them haha lovely review :)

    1. Thank you! A good quality fluffy blush, tapping off excess and swirling lightly around the face makes a huge difference. :)

  6. Wow this looks pretty interesting! Thanks for sharing ^_~

  7. wow :)
    is it suits to oily skin?

    1. As I mentioned in the post, it is a dream come true for oily skins. :)

  8. awesome post Shang, good thing it works on oily skin, my skin is almost like i have just fried a billion samosas :D

    i am thinking of buying this one

    what do you say, what else would go with it ...


    1. Thank you! You are so sweet. This will work amazingly on oily skins. You can also try out their Translucent Finishing Powder, available in matte too. I have one and I really like it.
      Check out their startup kits here:
      Their bronzers and blushes are also of great quality. If you buy things individually you can skip out the brush, I prefer Sigma's brushes.

  9. Great review! I'll definitely have to take a look into this one!

  10. Very nice blog darling! Great review and good products:X

  11. I really want to try mineral foundation, they look fab! x

  12. Nice..thanks for sharing the review :)

  13. I love mineral eyeshadow, this looks fab!

  14. Beautiful review.. long it , these are some great makeup item u have :) im a new follower i Hope u can stop by and drop a few kind words !


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