MAKEUP OVERLOAD CAN can clog pores and cause breakouts when you least need them, but is there such a thing as healthy makeup? A subtle combination of the right moisturizer, foundation, and protective lip color adds to the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed glow that other humans gravitate to, without killing your skin cells. Healthy Makeup-wise, I found blogger Julia’s daily makeup routine to be noteworthy. She incorporated an SPF lip product with a sulfate free foundation to minimize the free radicals that can attack skin cells. Read about her daily makeup routine here. Why do I love her choice of the bareMinerals original foundation? Not only does it have SPF, which protects your face from harmful rays (reminder, this just as important in the cool fall winter months), but it’s also sulfate free, Paraben free, phthalate free, and free of synthetic fragrances and dyes. Even though chemicals found in makeup (like parabens) were deemed safe at low levels per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organization, in the past there were concerns that these chemicals may be xenoestrogens, or agents that mimic estrogen in the body and play a role in certain cancers. They were found to be present in breast tissue […]
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