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Mineral makeup vs drug store makeup.

Let’s get rid of the myth – “No makeup after a facial!”

It should read no BAD makeup after a facial – let me clarify. Historically, makeup has not been applied after facial treatments. That was before we had great mineral lines with quality ingredients, now we can use minerals after a facial to calm, nourish and protect the skin with built-in sunscreen such as zinc and titanium dioxide.

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Contribution by Annie Mayo

With 25 years as a Television and Film make-up artist, former esthetician Annie Mayo, launched Advanced Mineral Makeup in 2009 to bring you the purest pharmaceutical ingredients that are free from parabens, talc, fragrance, and dyes. Advanced Mineral Makeup has become the top endorsed, most progressive line of mineral makeup, created to bring out the best version of who you are, with the highest quality, natural ingredients, and celebrity finish.

As an esthetician and makeup artist, I want you to know I feel your pain when it comes to finishing a facial with makeup and want to help you get over this hurdle and add to your bottom line.

What’s Really in Conventional and Drug Store Makeup?

Fragrance

Talc

Parabens

Mineral Oil

PEG

All are known irritants and can cause problems down the road for the health of the skin. 

What’s In Quality Mineral Makeup 

None of the Above 

Green Tea

Vitamin A

Zinc Oxide

Boron Nitride

Aloe 

Jojoba 

See the difference? 

It will also be anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial helping the skin heal faster.

Why Is A Facial with a Mineral Finish Better?

First, it introduces quality mineral makeup from Advanced Mineral Makeup to your client. Knowing exactly what your client uses as skincare and makeup should be of great concern to you if you are doing your job right and caring for their skin health. Conventional makeup can not only irritate the skin but can clog pores and cause breakouts.

Secondly, the ingredients in mineral makeup are proven to help improve skin health. They add vital ingredients to the skin that can ensure the skin is vibrant and glowing.

“Mineral makeup can also improve the healing time after aggressive treatments like microdermabrasion and chemical peels.”

Annie Mayo

Founder, Advanced Mineral Makeup

4 Steps To A Facial With A Flawless Mineral Finish

  1. Never use the word makeup in the treatment room. Rather, say “I am going to finish off your facial with a mineral treatment that has color”.
  2. Apply one pump of liquid or dust the face with a light dusting of pressed or loose minerals.
  3. Apply a lipgloss as a finishing touch.
  4. Apply a touch of mascara if they’re not wearing lash extensions.

You can see how applying minerals in the treatment room can actually protect and heal the skin after a treatment and improve your bottom line. Don’t miss this opportunity to take your client full circle. 

My last rule is don’t send clients anywhere else to get products they might not come back to you!

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