Make-up Monday: Foundation foundations!

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Here are some great tips from the lovelies at Soluzione Spa Products!!!

A Base for Every Face

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics offer multiple foundations (loose powder, pressed powder, liquid foundation, cream-to-power & tinted moisturizer) to fit specific needs. We understand it may be difficult to know which foundation formula is best for you, based on the desired coverage, finish and your individual skin type and concerns. To help, use the following information to find the perfect foundation for you and your guests!

LOOSE POWDER
Lightweight powder with buildable coverage. Provides an airbrushed, luminous finish and is ideal for all skin types, especially those with sensitive skin.
Features & Benefits:
Titanium Dioxide (UVA/UVB protection)
Bismuth Oxychloride (Enhances performance)
Mica (Helps powder glide on and provides soft glow)
Iron Oxides (Provide pigment variations)

Recommended Tools:Ultimate Foundation Brush, Small Kabuki, Large Kabuki, Super Powder or Flocked SpongE
Available in 16 shades

PRESSED POWDER
Combines minerals and rice powder for a smooth, matte looking finish. Is ideal for normal to oily skin types and can be worn alone or used as a convenient touchup over loose or liquid foundations.
Features & Benefits:
Rice Starch (Helps absorbs excess oil)
Titanium Dioxide (UVA/UVB protection)
Bismuth Oxychloride (Enhance performance)
Mica (Helps powder glide on and provides a soft glow)
IRon Oxides (Provide pigment variations)

Recommended Tools:Super Powder Brush or Flocked Sponge
Available in 9 shades

LIQUID FOUNDATION
Flawless . Shine-free . Convenient
Pro Tip:
If a client is using loose be sure to rematch her in pressed. Differences in the formulas create subtle shade variations.
Provides sheer to medium coverage with moisturizing properties. Helps even out skin tone with a dewy finish. Ideal for normal to dry skin types.
Features & Benefits:
Deep Sea Water (Delivers intensive moisture)
Allantoin (Promotes growth of healthy cells)
Calendula Extract (Anti-inflammatory)
Green Tea Extract (Natural antioxidant)
Cucumber Extract (Keeps skin soft)
Cactus Flower Extract (Provides healing benefits)

Recommended Tools:Liquid Foundation Brush or Flocked Sponge
Creamy . Radiant . Soothing Available in 9 shades

CREAM-TO-POWDER
Pro Tip:
For additional coverage, blend Natural Mineral Foundation with Liquid Mineral Foundation
Goes on creamy and sets to a soft, powdery finish. Provides medium coverage. Ideal for normal to dry and sensitive skin types, especially those with rosacea.
Features & Benefits:
Laminaria Ochroleuca (Helps resist oxidative stress from
exposure to excessive sunlight; optimized skin’s water content for a smoother, suppler appearance)
Seve Marine (Improves skin’s ability to retain moisture)
Peptides, Linoleic Acid & Spent Grain Wax (Highly
effective blend that helps fight redness and irritation)

Recommended Tools:Super Powder Brush
Lightweight . Creamy . Luminous
Available in 8 shades

TINTED MOISTURIZER
Pro Tip:
Brushing or sponging the makeup on will provide sheer coverage, while a patting motion will build coverage.
Provides a light, sheer coverage with a dewy finish. Even skin tone and creates the most natural look; ideals for normal to dry skin types.
Features & Benefits:
Seve Marine (Improves skin’s ability to retain moisture)
Kiwi Extract (Provides antioxidant protection)
Licorice Root (Anti-inflammatory)
Younglbood’s signature mineral blend of Rhodolite, Zincite, Malachite and Hematite

Recommended Tools:Liquid Foundation Brush
Available in 6 shades
Sheer . Lightweight . Dewy

TROUBLE-SHOOTING APPLICATION TIPS:

1. Chalky, mask like or too heavy

Cause: Over application; wrong undertone; overly light shade; or use of an incorrect application tool.

Solution: Determine the appropriate undertone; custom blend two shades together; or go a shade deeper. Select an appropriate brush for the type of coverage needed.

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2. Drying appearance

Cause: Surface of the skin is dry or needs more regular exfoliation.

Solution: Utilize a heaver moisturizer; blend you moisturizer and minerals together; and/or start with Minerals in the Mist.

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3. Pores appear large or powder is setting in fine lines

Cause: Over-application

Solution: Use Mineral Rice Setting Powder or Hi-Def before and after Natural Mineral Foundation on top of the problem areas to smooth out.

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4. Visible streaks when sing the Liquid Foundation brush or pores look more obvious

Cause: Working with the Liquid Foundation Brush in only one direction or too much product on brush.

Solution: Start with a small amount and build up to desired coverage. Use the Liquid Foundation Brush in a back and forth, and up and down motion.

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