Q. What is mineral make-up?
Mineral make-up is made from natural
earth minerals - mica, clays, salts and oxides - which are crushed into finely
milled powders. Green People combines minerals with the finest blend of natural
actives to achieve various shades of colour and particular benefits. Our range
of pure, gentle and highly effective organic mineral make-up is
preservative-free and provides broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection.
Q. Why is mineral make-up better for
Our mineral make-up naturally enhances
your beauty, minimising fine lines and imperfections, whilst caring, soothing
and protecting your skin. These mineral-based cosmetics are 100% pure and made
without harsh, pore-clogging ingredients so are very gentle, allowing your skin
to breathe naturally and remain free from irritation.
Q. Why is natural mineral make-up
better than using traditional make-up?
Traditional make-up can harbour a wide
range of synthetic chemicals and harsh preservatives, which can be absorbed into
the skin. Chemical nasties may not only compromise the health of your skin, but
also your overall health.
Q. How does mineral make-up look on
The minerals' silky lightness provides
a natural, full coverage. Minerals reflect light off the skin, giving the
illusion that it is smoother and flawless by minimising pores and evening out
wrinkles and fine lines - for a softer, more youthful and radiant
Q. Is all mineral make-up more or less
Absolutely not! The purity of the raw
materials will vary by manufacturer, as will the formulas. Cheaper formulations
will most likely contain fillers and binders to increase volume and density of
the product as well as synthetic and pore-clogging ingredients. Certified
organic mineral make-up is purely based on natural and organic raw materials,
carefully chosen actives with proven skin benefits.
Q. How do I decide on which mineral
powder shade will suit me?
We offer five shades of Pressed
Mineral Powders: Honey Light and Medium suits skin with a pink undertone;
Caramel Light and Medium is for those with a yellow undertone or for reducing
the appearance of redness. Porcelain is suitable for a paler complexion and can
be used on skin with both pink and yellow undertone.
Q. Is the make-up suitable for
All of our make-up is free of
synthetic fragrances, petrochemicals, Parabens, Silicones, Phthalates,
Artificial Colours – all well known skin irritants. Green People’s organic
make-up contains only natural ingredients making it very gentle on the
Q. Does your mineral make-up contain
Our pressed mineral powders and
blushers contain Zinc Oxide and provide natural, broad spectrum UVA & UVB
protection. Our products offer SPF15, and do not cause any skin irritation. You
can increase your protection by using a natural
sun lotion before applying the mineral make-up.
Q. How do I get the best results from
your mineral foundation?
Q. How can I highlight my cheekbones
with mineral make-up?
After applying this foundation, use
shade just underneath your cheekbones. This emphasises your
cheekbones whilst also looking very