10 of The Best High-End Mineral Foundations That Are Dermatologist Approved


When buying makeup, one usually considers its pigmentation, hours of stay, ease in application and blendability. But some people actually cares a lot about what goes into their face that they won’t just go for anything with chemicals in them. Are you that kind of a person or are you planning to be one? Well, you better check out the best mineral makeup to get a chemical-free formula for your face.


Starting with the first step on your makeup routine, there are a lot of makeup base that are friendlier to the skin. A great example for this is the mineral foundation. Mineral foundations have risen in popularity in the recent years, not only because they bring in a natural and breathable feel as you wear your makeup, but they are actually a healthier foundation option! We’ve gathered the best among the non-comedogenic, gentle, and luxury mineral foundation out in the market to help you in your step towards a healthier skin…and they are all dermatologist approved!

Estee Lauder Double Wear Mineral Rich Loose Powder Makeup ($115)


Estee Lauder assures you that mineral doesn’t mean less coverage with the Double Wear Powder Makeup which offers an impressive coverage. The mineral rich loose powder can smoothen out the fine lines in your face that you would look like you’ve been photoshopped in pictures.

Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals Foundation ($52)


The Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals Foundation doesn’t only give the benefit of all-natural ingredients, but also includes a pH system and anti-inflammatory properties for the best foundation experience ever.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Airbrush Foundation ($36)


We trust Tarte for anything makeup related, especially when it comes to wearability duration. This Amazonian clay foundation stays on the skin for a long time without wearing off so you’d be able to enjoy its full coverage without worries for touch-ups.

Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection Brush-On Shield SPF 50 Medium ($65)


Don’t you love it when your makeup doesn’t only make you look awesome but actually protect your skin? Colorescience got you covered in that department with the Sunforgettable Total Protection Brush-On Shield. It is so easy to apply too, thanks to the twist top feature.

MAC Cosmetics Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation ($56.24)


For dry skin, MAC Cosmetics’ Mineralize Moisture is a great mineral foundation to use. Not only does it provide a great shade range, but it also hydrates the skin and gives it a glowing aura. This one’s just the perfect choice for classier events and more special occasions.

Aveda Inner Light Mineral Tinted Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($46.98)


If you think your highly sensitive, acne-prone skin wouldn’t have any foundation that wouldn’t trigger it, Aveda will prove you wrong. This Light Mineral Tinted Moisture has all the advantages of moisturizers, yet it also carries the coverage of a foundation. What a dream, right?

Clarins Skin Illusion Loose Powder Foundation ($43.28)


Matte doesn’t always mean all dried out. Clarins Loose Powder Foundation keeps the skin well-hydrated and naturally beautiful, even if it dries down to a matte finish. With this ‘Skin Illusion’ foundation, you won’t have to worry about your fine lines, as well.

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Mineral Makeup (out of stock)


The best things about this Mineral Makeup Foundation, aside from its coverage and light formulation, are the glycerin, vitamins, and skin softeners added into its formula. It will even out your skin tone and give the illusion of a perfect skin, while all the while feeling like there’s nothing on your skin.

Bare Minerals All-Over Face Color ($22)


If you aren’t quite sure about your skin type at the moment (as it may change from time to time), the All-Over Face Color mineral foundation from Bare Minerals could be your best bet. This one is great for any skin type, with its ability to correct the color of your skin with the advantages of anti-inflammatory properties.

Youngblood Natural Mineral Loose Foundation ($24.52)


For a luminous and dewy skin, Youngblood’s Mineral Loose Foundation is such a good option, especially for those who love to layer foundation over more foundation. This won’t look heavy and actually make your skin look flawless!

Decide on a healthier makeup routine by switching out your current foundation or loose powder with mineral options. And if you are convinced you should do so, pick among this list, to set you off into a great journey for healthier makeup choices.


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