Foundation Makeup and the Aging Woman (3)Previous Page First Page
This is largely due to the most common ingredients in mineral cosmetics, which are:
• Titanium Oxide – which is a natural sunscreen
• Zinc Oxide – also a natural sunscreen and anti-inflammatory
• Kaolin Clay – which absorbs fat from the skin, refines the pores and prevents break-outs
• Serecite: which reflects light and reduces the appearance of pores, lines and wrinkles
Regardless of what you ultimately choose for your foundation use, you can be sure that you are doing your best to combat the signs of aging, and to keep your skin looking as youthful as possible if you pay closer attention to the ingredients in your products.
Don’t forget the other key factor in healthy, youthful skin: your diet. Antioxidants are great additions to your cosmetic regimen, but they work even better in your diet. A well-balanced diet, high in protein and anti-oxidant fruits and vegetables – as well as a vitamin supplement appropriate to your age category – can make a world of difference in how you feel and especially how you look.
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