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How to Apply Mineral Makeup

One of the best things about mineral makeup is that a little bit goes a long way. Follow this special technique to get the most out of your makeup investment.

SWIRL, TAP, and BUFF

Step 1: Swirl

Swirl your makeup brush lightly through the mineral color.

Step 2: Tap

Tap the end of your brush handle to drop powder into the brush head.

Step 3: Buff

Lightly buff the makeup onto your skin by making tiny circles with your makeup brush.

How to Apply Mineral Concealer and Color Corrector

Use mineral concealer and/or color corrector before you apply foundation. Make sure your face is clean, dry and moisturized before hand.

Using a small concealer brush, apply concealer generously and firmly to the areas you wish to conceal. Use yellow color corrector to conceal darker areas around your eyes including the inner corners and undereye areas. Use green color corrector to diminish red blemishes and conceal ruddy skintone. Blend well. A creme concealer can easily be made by adding a drop of moisturizer to the powder, then blend the products together into a smooth creamy consistency, and apply.

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How to Apply Mineral Foundation

Swirl your brush or applicator into your powder. We suggest a kabuki brush. Tap the end of the brush handle to drop powder into brush head. Firmly buff powder onto clean, dry skin. To conceal blemishes, use a mineral concealer before applying foundation. Or you can apply a slightly darker shade of foundation directly over the blemish and blend edges evenly.

For dry or flaky skin, moisturize as usual, then add a drop of moisturizer to the powder and blend the products together into a smooth creamy consistency, apply. Apply foundation gradually in thin layers until you reach the increased coverage you may desire.

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How to Apply Mineral Blush

When applying mineral blush, it's important to keep in mind that a little goes a long way. The pigment in mineral makeup is more concentrated, so colors can appear more intense than makup brands that use filler ingredients.

To apply mineral blush, Swirl your brush or applicator into the mineral blush powder. Tap the end of the brush handle to drop powder into the brush head. Buff color into the apples of your cheeks.

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How to Apply Mineral Bronzer

Swirl and Tap. Buff mineral bronzer powder into the forehead, cheeks, bridge of nose, and chin for a 'sun-kissed' look.

How to Apply a Mineral Veil

Swirl and Tap. Buff into face for an all-over translucent mineral face powder that can be worn alone or as a finishing powder over your makeup. Apply liberally.

How to Apply Mineral Glow

Swirl and Tap. Buff This is an all-over face shimmering mineral face powder to apply to areas of your face that will normally 'glow' when you are flushed. It can be worn alone, over foundation or over our finishing powder.

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How to Apply Mineral Eyeshadow

Swirl the tip of your brush or applicator into the powder. Tap brush over the side of jar so the excess powder falls back into the jar. Buff firmly onto lids, into crease or brow. Blend well for a more natural look.

How to Apply Mineral Eyeliner

Our mineral eyeliner can be worn either wet or dry.

To apply dry mineral eyeliner, swirl the tip of your eyeliner brush or applicator into the mineral powder. Tap brush over the side of jar so the excess powder falls back into the jar. Brush firmly onto eye lid. Get as close to the lash line as possible, following the natural curvature of your eye. Layer color to build the line for added depth and drama.

To apply wet mineral eye liner, just mix a drop of water into the mineral powder, either on the back of your hand or in jar lid. Then, follow the same instructions for how to apply dry eye liner. Always keep 'wet' and 'dry' eyeliner powders separate, as the consistency of the powder is altered after the addition of water.

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How to Apply Mineral Lip Color

Begin by applying a mineral lip liner to create definition along the lip line. Choose a neutral shade that matches your skin tone.

Next, apply a thin coating of mineral lip color using a lip brush.

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