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Mineral Hygienics [Review]

Mineral Hygenics

Anything powder in makeup, especially foundation, eye shadow and blush has never been my cup of tea. I think baked/pressed products works the best; at least for me. Did I like Mineral Hygenics Foundation, Bronzer and Matte powder? Read more to find out!

Mineral Hygenics Sheer Mineral Foundation - Medium
Mineral Hygenics Sheer Mineral Foundation - Medium Golden

Sheer Mineral Foundation:
  • Super Lightweight.
  • 100% Pure Minerals.
  • Lasting SPF Protection.
  • Water & Sweat Resistant.
  • Fewest amount of Ingredients.
  • Gives skin Natural Luminosity.
  • Specially designed for sensitive skin.
  • Won't settle into fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Helps protect skin from Oxidative stress.
Full size jar $25.oo
Mineral Hygenics Sheer Perfection - Matte

Sheer Perfection - Matte:
All of the benefits of our Sheer Perfection Mineral Finishing Powder, Plus the added benefits of oil absorption. If you are prone to oily skin. Use this special powder to reduce oil and shine. Use as much as you need, all throughout the day, it won't cake up or enlarge your pores.
Mineral Hygenics Beauty Enhancer - Cool Kiss

Beauty Enhancer - Cool Kiss:
Everyone's favorite! Soft, sheer, subtle sun kissed glow. Create the illusion of radiant, sun-kissed skin! Use as a healthy looking complexion booster, blush, cheek contour, eye shadow or lip color. Our Sheer Mineral Enhancers are light, natural and are perfect for color adjustments to your foundation.
For Fair to Light Complexions.

My experience:
For me, it is really hard to work with loose pigments/powders. For some reason, I find them a little messy. If you are in a hurry, it can get a lot messier. It was my first encounter with powder foundation. Even though for my combination to oily skin, powder and mineral cosmetics are the best to work with; keeps the oily face matte longer than a normal powder and, mineral powder keeps acne prone skin from any break outs.

At first, I was skeptical about using 'Sheer Mineral Foundation'. I am not a huge fan of powder foundations, because I love full coverage foundation. I wouldn't say they have a full coverage, neither I was expecting them to be. But, I am surprised with the way it covers my face, evens out my complexion and blends seamlessly into the skin, giving a flawless finish. For best results, buff the powder into the skin in circular motion, with a fluffy powder brush or Kabuki brush, until you are satisfied with how it looks. If your face is powdery, it means there is a lot of product on the face. They are light in weight, and don't break you out. It's been a month, and I have faced no break outs yet.

The product comes in a plastic jar, with a filter on the top.

You can see, it covers nicely, but not that well. It evens out the skin tone, but you still need a concealer for any discoloration or marks; I am fine with that.

'Sheer Mineral Foundation - Medium Golden', is a yellow toned powder foundation. I chose medium golden because I wanted something with yellow undertones for my fair skin, with a mixture of yellow and pink undertones. As you can see in the above picture, I have used 'Medium Golden' on my face. It doesn't appear too yellow to me, even though it looks a lot yellower in the jar. The yellow color evens out the skin tone. Don't apply too much, else you will look too powdery. As for the shade 'Medium', it is a perfect match for me. It has no yellow undertones, neither too pink; would match a NC 25 to NC 30 skin tone. 

'Sheer Perfection' powder keeps the skin matte for a couple of hours, for me it worked 5 to 6 hours, and sometimes even more. It looks white in the jar, but when applied it has no color and blends in with the skin tone. It makes the face matte instantly, without making you look powdery; neither it makes your pores visible. It is perfect for any skin color.

'Cool Kiss Beauty Enhancer' is an all over powder, to give you a sun-kissed look. I first thought it would be quite dark for my skin tone, and can be used as a bronzer. But, it is perfect to give your face a little color and glow. It looks quite dark in the jar; when applied it is not as dark as it looks. It is perfect for very light and pale skin - not for Asian skin tones. I think 'Warm Kiss' will be a better option for Asians, it is darker than 'Cool Kiss'. I am not too impressed with Cool Kiss, may be some other way of using might look good. May be all over the face for a sun-kissed glow look will look good? 

Earlier, what I didn't like was, my pores were getting visible; especially in the daylight and I felt my face a little too powdery, then I came to know the best way to use it. You need to work in different ways to see how it works on your face. 

All in all, I like the Sheer Powder Foundations and Sheer Perfection the best. I wear both the foundations alternatively everyday, to work. Because, all I need is even out and matte skin.

For more information, check Mineral Hygenics website. Use the coupon code "rabeeyah" and get 10% off on your purchase. Isn't it amazing?

Have you tried Mineral Powder Foundation? Do you like it? Have you tried any products from Mineral Hygenics?


Disclaimer: PR Sample(s) sent for review, however this has not affected my review. The review is based on my personal experience after using the product(s). For more queries and information, head over to the Disclosure Policy.

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