Last Saturday, it was my first day in makeup school, and just the night before, I was all restless checking all the makeup I had. I found out that 1/3 of the stuff I had were traditional makeup, and 2/3 were mineral makeup. For the record, for over a year now, I’ve been using only mineral makeup as foundation, finishing powder, and blush. There are select ( very ) moments wherein I would try non-mineral eyeshadows ( such as MAC ), and I would shop for non-mineral lipstick sometimes just because I love the shade. The bottomline is, I’ve been very strict in using mineral makeup for my complexion, at least minerals, are first to touch my skin. My skin is far from perfect, and for over a year now, full coverage mineral foundation has simply been heaven sent. The likes of Monave, J.Lynne, Dreamworld, Milan Minerals, Cosminology, and more mineral foundations that I will encounter in my journey with mineral makeup are surely heaven-sent that it has saved me. Yes, it had saved me from my insecurity.
Going back, as much as I would like to use Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals during my class, I have bought a traditional liquid foundation ( L’Oreal True Match ) and compared both. As for coverage, L’Oreal was far heavier and fuller than Jane Iredale’s. I am still looking for that perfect liquid foundation that would offer really full coverage. I have ordered Illuminare again, as I want to experiment and try to make it work again.
For my fellow mineral makeup addicts, can you recommend me a really really good full coverage liquid mineral foundation ? I’d love to try them! It’s because as much as possible, I want to be able to use all mineral makeup for my makeup classes. If it is not possible, maybe the moment I start doing professional work! I’ve got great dreams for mineral makeup, and I want to spread the word on how great it is. For now, all my powder foundations for makeup school are in mineral form ( at least ! yay! ) – Cosminology and Urban Apothecary, and I plan to pick some other stuff along the way.
Wish me luck!