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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Do You Like The Way Things Are Going Down?

After 8 years of developing and manufacturing mineral makeup, I wanted to 'change the way things were going down' and develop a new mineral base for my products.  Six months of trials have resulted in a new Silk Base that I am extremely pleased with and excited to share with you.  This base is less 'white' than the matte and pearl bases, resulting in truer & clearer colors.
The first product using the new base is our Silk Mineral Foundation collection:

Discover Our New

Silk Mineral Foundation, our newest mineral foundation,  is the lightest and silkiest of our formulas that still offers buildable coverage that is beautifully blendable. Considered neo-traditional because it has a dewy matte texture with the added benefit of mineral veil finish.

Beige Fair Light Medium
Beige Rose Fair Light Medium
Beige Amber Fair Light Medium
Beige Olive Fair Light Medium

Am I Cool?

Finding makeup that compliments your skin can be tricky. Being able to determine your skin tone will help you to make informed decisions about color selections. There are several tests and simple observations you can make that will help you figure out what your skin tone is.

You will need: pure white towel or piece of paper,
mirror, silver and gold jewelry.

Instructions: Pull your hair back into a pony tail or use a head band to keep all of the hair off of your face. Wash your face and then place a white towel around your neck & shoulders. The pure white cloth or paper will reflect skin undertones. If your face looks yellow next to the white towel you have a warm skin tone and if it looks more blue then you have a cool skin tone.

Next: Turn over your arm and look at the veins. Veins that appear greenish indicate yellow undertones which means that your skin tone is warm. Veins that appear more blue indicate blue undertones which means your skin tone is cool.

Observe the effect that gold and silver jewelry have on the way your skin looks. This is a helpful way to determine your skin tone. If you look better in silver jewelry you have a cool skin tone, and if you look better in gold then you have a warm skin tone.

Look at the natural color of your hair and eyes. People with cool tones usually have blue, green, or grey eyes with blond, black, or brown hair. Those with warm skin tones often have brown, black, or hazel eyes with black, brown, blond, red, or strawberry blond hair.

Still not sure? You may simply be one of the lucky ones that looks good in just about any color and can wear any jewelry. In which case, you are a Neutral. See Balanced Undertones below.

Now that you have determined your skin tone or undertones, you will be able so find the shade below that works best for you. I always recommend that you order samples first to make sure your selections are correct to work best for your skin tone.
Balanced Undertones - Caucasian with fair beige skin that when trying to determine your skin tone, you find that you just can`t determine a specific tone, you look good in just about any color and can wear both silver and gold jewelry, then you may just be one of the lucky ones who has a neutral skin tone. You should choose Neutral or Beige foundation shades. This means basically any color of clothing, jewelry or hair will look good on you.
Pink Undertones - Caucasions who are very fair, burn before you tan, and your skin has pink undertones you should choose Cool or Beige Rose foundation shades. Your veins will look blue on the underside of your wrist. You look better in silver jewelry. Cool skin tone individuals look best in jewel tones such as blue, red, and purple.
Yellow Undertones - Caucasions, Latino, Asian and Light Mixed Race with golden beige skin and your skin has yellow undertones you should choose Warm or Beige Amber foundation shades. Your veins will look green on the underside of your wrist. You look better in gold jewelry. If you find that your skin tone is warm you will look best in earth tones such as browns, yellows, oranges and cream.

Green Undertones - Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Latino with olive beige skin and your skin has gree undertones you should choose Olive or Beige Olive foundation shades. Your veins will look green on the underside of your wrist. You look better in gold jewelry.

We are accepting requests for free samples of our new Silk Mineral Foundation.