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DIY Foundation

So it’s getting around to that time where everything runs out at same time, first hand Cream now my foundation and mascara.
While I am still looking into a safe way to make your own mascara I have come up with my own foundation! I am so excited because this worked perfectly and the coverage is buildable.
I hate powder foundation, it leaves my skin looking dry and I hate the way it looks on my face. A while back I went to an event and bought some mineral powder, I had heard this brand was good so I thought I would try it out.. And I hated it just like every other mineral foundation I have tried, I don’t know why I thought it would be any different! But since I am out of foundation and that’s all I have left I needed to make it work for me.
As you would have seen from my last post http://www.veganreviews.net/2016/04/03/smells-like-chocolate/ I made some body butter, well all you need to do if whip up some body butter and add your mineral powdered foundation to make a creamy mouse foundation. If you do not have a mineral foundation you can purchase pigments online to customise your own colour.
I love this foundation! Yes it’s oily and you HAVE to set it with a translucent powder or powder of your choice but once it has set it will look flawless.

There are two ways to do this.  IMG_1556

1 once the oils are melted you can add in your powder and then let cool, once cooled you can whip it up as normal.

2 get the body butter you made put a little bit in a jar, add enough powder for one application  – the more powder the heavier the coverage.
You can also mix this in your hands as it is a one time thing and follow up the next time doing the same thing.
If it is to oily you can add an organic cornstarch/cornflour ass this will help absorb some of the oil.
This may not be for everyone, and please do a patch test on your wrist in case you are allergic to any of the ingredients.

For the sake of the DIY here are some before and afters!

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Foundation + Translucent Powder
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Bare Face
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Finished Make-up 
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Benefits

Cocoa Butter –  Hydrates and moisturises the skin while locking in hydration Cocoa Butter is great for dry or cracked skin because it absorbs easterly and stays on the skin for hours. Cocoa Butter protects the skin from harsh conditions and free radicals as it is an emollient and helps form a protective layer. Cocoa Butter contains Cocoa Mass Polyphenols, this compound helps retain collagen and protects against ageing, Due to this compound Cocoa butter is also great for skin irritation and rashes.
Coconut Oil – Anti Ageing  as it helps to protect against free radical damage, Moisturises and hydrates the skin while helping strengthen the skin tissue and helps to eliminate dead skin cells. Coconut oil is Antiviral Anti-fungal and Antibacterial, it can help to soothe eczema, burns and other skin issues even bug bites.
Grape Seed Oil – Can help to treat Acne, Tighten and tones skin, Locks in and promotes moisture, High in Vitamin E and other Antioxidants which help protect against Free Radical Damage.
have fun with it and let me know how yours turns out!

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