Sunday, February 06, 2011

Human Nature Love Minerals Blush

Because I was imbyerna about something academic-related this morning, I figured I should channel the kikay for today instead. I had awaited the launch of Human Nature's mineral make-up line for months and when they were finally available on the website, I immediately ordered. Been using it for a few months now and I can say I'm very happy with it.

I ordered Petal Bloom (light to mid tint). I've always been used to bronzers but sometimes they can be too strong. I wanted something that I could use to contour my cheeks without looking too made up.

I just love love love the packaging. We have Lizz Buenaventura to thank for these beauties.

What I adore about this product best is that unlike most mineral make-up, which consist mostly of loose powder, this is pressed. I know there are pros and cons to using pressed powders (one of them being the additional chemical process involved), but there are two things that I consider now.
  1. I am a messy messy person. Although I try to generally keep things in order, I always end up spilling things. Loose powders are bad for people like me.
  2. I am afraid of inhaling powder particles and harming my lungs in the process.
Anyway, here's a photo that Michelle (MrsM) took while I was scratching my chin. (Haha!) This was taken at Greens Vegetarian Restaurant.

I love how sheer and lightweight it is. Its key ingredients are vitamin E and good ol' rice powder. I normally have bad reactions to topical vitamin E, but somehow, this still suits me. And at PhP225, Love Minerals Blush is definitely a steal!



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16 comments :

  1. Wow, that's super reasonably priced for mineral make-up!

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  2. Yup! And I super enjoy using it pa. I mean, I love organic stuff but I was getting frustrated with mineral make-up because I keep spilling them.

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  3. OKAY ito ah! that's why you look so dewy! :)
    seems like a great product!

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  4. Ah, yung dewy look? Langis lang yun. Hahaha! (I'm combination-oily eh. Hahahahaha!)

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  5. I'm so happy you liked this! :D You'll be glad to know that there weren't any chemicals that went into pressing our mineral makeup-- just natural binders and a really strong press, haha. I think that pressed powders that use chemicals are more for preserving rather than binding. Our R&D was able to find natural binders as substitutes for the chemical ones. I guess the only downside is that our makeup has an expiration date... but I go through mine really quickly so I never even come close the expiry date (1 foundation lasts me 2-3 months)!

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  6. Wow, that's really useful information, Lizz! What's the expiration date, btw? I didn't check. Haha!

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  7. i got this from lizz a few months ago. it really does give a dewy look; i have very dry skin but it was still dewy on me! i only wish that the container was thinner; the plastic packaging actually has a fat bottom. masikip na masyado yung kikay kit ko eh. :p

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  8. @isea
    Ah, so it really does give that dewy look. Haha! Yeah, my kikay kit is also full to the brim. I have a hard time fishing things out of it na.

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  9. Yey! Kaya pala! Very nice nga and porma mo nun sa Greens! Is Lizz the owner of Human Heart Nature? or the designer of the product?
    xoxo
    MrsM

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  10. MrsM! Lizz designed the packaging. Nice no? It's so kikay!

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  11. Sad to say their lipstick sux. Worst I've ever put on. XD

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  12. Haha! Thanks for the tip kasi I was looking at their lipsticks. I love the tinted lip balm though.

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  13. Haha! Thanks for the tip kasi I was looking at their lipsticks. I love the tinted lip balm though.

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  14. Sad to say their lipstick sux. Worst I've ever put on. XD

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  15. I'm so happy you liked this! :D You'll be glad to know that there weren't any chemicals that went into pressing our mineral makeup-- just natural binders and a really strong press, haha. I think that pressed powders that use chemicals are more for preserving rather than binding. Our R&D was able to find natural binders as substitutes for the chemical ones. I guess the only downside is that our makeup has an expiration date... but I go through mine really quickly so I never even come close the expiry date (1 foundation lasts me 2-3 months)!

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  16. I was thinking of ordering this blush. Either in Petal Bloom or Tropical Rose. I don't know how it would be like in person. Do you have medium complexion too?  How much of the product do you have to apply for you to see a blush?


    Thanks!

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