Makeup is cool and everything but it’s not always great for your skin in the long run. Most products are made with ingredients that will actually harm your skin. You might not notice it at first, but you will eventually. It’s also best to give your skin a break once in a while. However, there are beauty brands that have found the sweet spot between makeup and skincare. They have released a number of products that actually have the benefits of skincare. That way, you won’t feel so bad about going for the full beat every day. Keep reading to see the foundations, highlighters, and powders that will help your skin.
Burt’s Bees Goodness Glow Full Coverage Liquid Makeup
Lessen the amount of chemicals you put on your skin with this foundation. It is 98.9 percent natural and is actually good for your skin. It is full coverage and is made with meadowfoam seed oil, which has moisturizing benefits. You’ll have a radiant and natural-looking finish. Available at Beauty Bar branches.
Lush Feeling Younger Skin Tint
If you love highlighter, might as well use one that has good ingredients. It is made with oatmeal decoction, which has a soothing and calming effect. Can I rub this all over my body? Jokes aside, you can mix this with your moisturizer for an all-over glow on your face. Available at Greenbelt 5.
VMV Hypoallergenics Two True Hues Eyeshadow Duo
Ladies! There is an eyeshadow duo that can actually help your delicate skin. It has green tea and rice phytic acid, which has antioxidant benefits. Coconut oil will moisturize and titanium dioxide pigments adds sun protection. There are 15 duos to choose from like vibrant blue and classic nudes. Available at Power Plant Mall.
Innisfree My To Go Cushion
Cushion products are so convenient and actually have ingredients you wouldn’t mind applying on your face. This foundation has SPF 35 and UV block effect, which is perfect for when you’re outdoors. It also has just the right amount of moisture that it doesn’t dry out your skin. Dispense a little at a time until you’re happy with the coverage. Available at SM Mall of Asia.
Urban Decay All Nighter Anti-Pollution Setting Spray
With the amount of pollution in the air, you have to have some sort of defense in your skincare routine. One quick and easy option is this setting spray. It has minerals that act as a shield against environmental damage. It will also make your makeup last for up to 16 hours. Available on Sephora PH.
Human Nature Perfect Glow Mineral Blush
Add a natural flush to your face while adding moisture. The three shades have vitamin E, which adds a subtle glow as well as nourishes the skin naturally. Apply this on the apples of your cheeks and even along your nose. Available at Watsons branches.
Origins Original Skin Pore-perfecting Cooling Primer With Willowherb
Before you start putting on complexion products, start off with a good base aka a primer. This one has a cooling sensation and is enriched with willowherb. Willowherb can act as an anti-inflammatory, and can be a remedy for skin conditions like eczema. As a primer, it minimizes pores and adds moisture. Available at SM Makati.
La Mer The Concealer
La Mer is known for injecting quality ingredients into their products but at a hefty price. This concealer has a medium to full coverage and has added antioxidants. You can take this with you on the go since it doesn’t crease and doesn’t require any setting. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
Peter Thomas Roth Oily Problem Skin Instant Mineral Powder
Powder with SPF? Yup, it exists. And in the most convenient and travel-friendly packaging. It’s transparent so doesn’t leave any residue and will make your skin look smooth and soft. Available at Freyja.
It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream
This oil-free matte foundation doesn’t just conceal dark spots and give you full-coverage, it also has SPF 40 for UV protection, while promising to brighten your skin and keep it hydrated. Available on Sephora PH.
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