December 8, 2007

Laura Mercier Mineral Powder SPF 15

You won't find Laura Mercier makeup on the shelves at Whole Foods, but this first-rate company does have a few all-natural goods, including this stand-out mineral powder.

Pretty factor:
Micro-milled minerals give inconspicuous coverage and pearl powder illuminates. A whopping 20% zinc oxide provides natural sunscreen and calms any redness. (It's the main ingredients in diaper rash creams.) And, like most mineral makeup, this powder won't clog pores. Available in 6 shades.

Eco factor:
No harsh chemicals or parabens. The only ingredients are active zinc oxide and pearl powder, mica, bismuth oxychloride, titanium dioxide and iron oxides.

To Buy: $35 at higher-end department stores, Sephora and


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Anonymous said...

I was curious if this powder is good for oily skin. The pearl powder sounds like it would add shine to an already shiny face! Is that true?