Thursday, July 16, 2009

Askmewhats Reviews: Mineraux Skin Perfecting Mineral Foundation

A couple of months ago, I've attended the Mineraux Launch and posted about their site being fully operational comes June! The month is July! As I took a peek at their site, I am so happy it's fully operational! Check out www.mineraux.com.ph!

My dear reader and turned out to be friend Nancy *waves hi!* messaged me and asked me about the Mineraux Foundation. A perfect way to answer her query by sharing this review to her and to everyone else! :)

Introducing
Mineraux Skin Perfecting Minerals
Foundation




Mineraux Foundation says ---

Finely-milled minerals that provide medium to heavy coverage
Natural finish

Contains: Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide, Sericite, Iron Oxide, Magnesium Stearate, and Boron Nitride

Ingredients imported from USA and Canada. Packaged and perfected in the Philippines

Available in:
Cool Fair
Cool Medium
Warm Fair
Warm Medium
Warm Medium-Tan
Olive Fair
Olive Medium
Olive Medium-Tan
Neutral Fair
Neutral Medium
Neutral Medium-Tan

Askmewhats says ---

Pros
  • Medium to full coverage, depending on your application
  • no allergies and doesn't irritate my skin
  • doesn't leave my dry skin drier
  • matte but at the same time exudes a nice "glow"
  • locally available
  • affordable as a little product goes a long way
  • evens out uneven skin tone
  • many shades to choose from
  • website: Uses real life photos, easier to check out the shades
  • website: easy to navigate and very easy to the eyes
Cons
  • if you have very oily skin, retouching is needed as I have dry skin but I see the sites of my nose oil up a bit after half a day
Overall

This is part of my daily mineral foundation rotation between Ellana (my favorite) and Joppa (another favorite), since I lightened up a bit due to the rainy season, I alternate Ellana and Mineraux Foundation because the shades are more matched!

Mineraux Skin Perfecting Mineral Foundation is definitely promising and it's a wonderful fact that it's a local brand. Though the products are sourced from suppliers in the US and Canada, it is nice to know that each product are chosen with the basis of Pinay needs!

I don't want to be quoted but I would compare the texture of the Mineraux Foundation to somewhat similar to Joppa Foundation. The same heavy coverage it can give with a very light feel! (this is my opinion)

With the price and cheap shipping rate as you purchase it locally, I think this is definitely something we can look into for our mineral needs :D

Did you know that?


I still love my Mineraux Beach Tan Bronzer!!! It's still reigning as my top fave blush!

Tips
  • always try on applying mineral foundation using various brush to find the right one, I prefer using my Ecotools Kabuki brush
  • to prevent "powder" look, spritz on Evian/Mac fix+ or Charged water on your face after buffing the mineral foundation
  • use a concealer brush, buff on the foundation to the taklon concealer brush and pat on spots --- VOILA! You have a mineral concealer!
Will I repurchase?

Not sure, I still have a lot left!

Where to purchase and how much?

At Mineraux website
10g jar: Php 330 (approx $6.90)
20g jar: Php 500 (approx $10.42)
30g jar: Php 600 (approx $12.50)





Shade: Neutral Medium
Thanks sis Jamie
for helping me choose the shade



Nothing on my face except
Mineraux Foundation
n Neutral Medium




Before I end this post, I checked out the Mineraux site and found that they will be extending their 20% discount on ALL items purchased during the whole month of July! Definitely a perfect timing and reason to try their products!

Let me know if you're purchasing!
What are you getting?
Keep smilin!
Stay Happy!

10 comments:

  1. i think you look great with or without foundation!!

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  2. Yay! It's bismuth free! Thank goodness.

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  3. very natural coverage! you have very flawless skin Nikki..

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  4. wow i checked out their site, true their shipping rate is not expensive! only php 60 nationwide! i might consider getting one of their foundations.i think we have the same shade, and its cheaper than ellana for 10grams.. im also using their French vanilla foundie.

    by the way, i have a question Nikki.. im a MMU newbie, how do you prep your skin before applying mineral foundation? coz i only use moisturiser.. and what brushes do you use? hope you can answer my q. thanks! hope your mom is okay now..

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  5. NicNic, that is very sweet of you to say! but trust me, I don't have great skin, I do have breakouts once in awhile and dark bags!

    Fabuless Beauty, YES! I love it that it's bismuth free too!

    Khymm, thank you sis for saying so. How do I prep my skin before applying mineral foundie? I moisturize, then either use bb cream or on really hot days, I do use primer! On lazy days, I just use moisturizer and that's ok! I spritz on MAC charged water after so it'll set the powder foundation. I use my EDM Flat top brush or sometimes, my Kabuki brush from the Ecotools set :)

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  6. if it's like joppa, then it must be nice! i won't be purchasing soon though since i still have a lot of foundations.

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  7. i also really like mineraux's foundation. does their beach tan bronzer have shimmers in it?

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  8. Looks so great! Very nice coveraging! Looks very natural and cover all un-even places!

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  9. Crystal, I know you have a lot lol :)

    Ida, their beach tan bronzer has a tiny hint of shimmer, but it gives out just a nice glow, not the obvious kind of shimmer

    Anastacia, thanks :)

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  10. Hellu I feel like Making this thread so hi

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