Ingredients

 

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Ingredients Information:

We list every ingredient in our products in the product description. So you don’t have to search out what we include in a product on a separate page, it’s all conveniently there in one place. Here is comprehensive list of our primary ingredients, but rest assured all our products ingredients will always be included upon the product description. Cleaner ingredients…clearer skin!

Absolutely no nano particles, we are 100% free of nano minerals. Also free of bismuth oxychloride. All of iamgreenminded.com ingredients register as 0 on the Comedogenicity scale(Ella Rose Minerals, Germ Warfare, SKINERGY, iamcleanminded, etc.). Comedogenicity is rated on a scale between 0-5, the lower the number the less likely that the ingredient used will clog your pores.

Titanium Dioxide - a naturally occurring oxide of titanium, generally used as a whitening pigment. Titanium dioxide provides excellent sun protection benefits. It has good adhesion and is known for its waterproof and SPF properties while providing a matte look.

Zinc Oxide - an inert mineral, is the oxide of Zinc. Highly regarded for its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory benefits and is calming to the skin. It has the ability to stay on even while swimming and sweating. It also offers protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

Calcium Carbonate – is an inorganic salt. Calcium helps to clear blemished skin and revitalizes lifeless looking skin. Like Kaolin clay Calcium allows for oil absorption from the surface of the skin without drawing moisture away from the skin.

Kaolin Clay - a hydrated aluminum silicate, also known as china clay.  Allows for oil absorption from the surface of the skin without drawing moisture away from the skin. It draws impurities from the skin without removing any natural oils. Kaolin clay is soothing and gives a light feel to the makeup without being cakey.

Boron Nitride – is an inert inorganic mineral. Boron Nitride has natural anti-bacterial properties. Not used by many mineral makeup companies because of its high end price, but we believe the high end feel to our formulas is worth it.

Serecite Mica - an inorganic, colorless silicate mineral. Mica's light reflecting qualities help to diminish lines and skin imperfections.

Iron Oxides - inorganic compounds created from purified, oxidized iron. Iron oxides range in shade from yellow to red, brown and black.

Ultramarines - a blue inorganic mineral pigment composed of complex sodium aluminum sulfosilicates.

Chromium Oxide Green - Chromium oxide is a green mineral pigment, Cr2O3, used as a colorant in a variety of products. This ingredient contains trivalent chromium, a form of chromium that functions as an essential trace element in human metabolism.

Tin Oxides - Tin oxide are an inorganic oxide that is naturally found in mineral form.

 

Non-Mineral Ingredients:

Gluconolactone and Sodium Benozate (Ecocert certified food grade preservation system) - When combined with Gluconolactone, Sodium Benozate works as a full-spectrum preservative, approved by ECOCERT for use in organic cosmetics.

Niacinamide (vitamin B3) - Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3(niacin), a water-soluble vitamin; used in cosmetics and personal care products as a conditioning agent. Topical application of niacinamide has been shown to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin and to prevent skin from losing water content (Source: British Journal of Dermatology, September 2000, pages 524–531)

Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) - Aloe vera contains protein, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A and E and is naturally rich in: Vitamin C which helps maintain tone of blood vessels and promotes good circulation and is essential to the health of the adrenal gland which supports our body in times of stress. Amino acids which are chains of atoms constructing protein in our body. Enzymes, which are the life-principle in every live, organic atom and molecule of natural raw food, rejuvenate aged tissues and promote healthy skin. Germanium which is a mineral that some health authorities claim therapeutic benefits for: immunodeficiency, pain, cardiac disorders, circulatory disturbances and eye problems.

Candelilla Wax - is a wax derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub native to northern Mexico. It is a hard natural wax used to solidify lip balm and lip sticks.

Carnauba Wax - is a wax of the leaves of the palm Copernicia prunifera (Synonym: Copernicia cerifera). It is a hard natural wax used to solidify lip balm and lip sticks.

Beeswax - is a natural wax produced in the bee hive of honey bees of the genus Apis. It is mainly esters of fatty acids and various long-chain alcohols. It is a soft natural wax used to solidify lip balm and lip sticks.

SWEET ALMOND OIL (Prunus Amygdalus)*: Cold-pressed from almonds, this oil soothes dry and irritated skin. Natural emollient oil used in lip balms and lip sticks.

VITAMIN E (D-alpha Tocopherol): A powerful antioxidant, vitamin E helps protect skin cells from environmental damage, and acts as a natural preservative. Our vitamin E is extracted from natural sources (GMO-free soy) rather than produced synthetically.

Grape Seed Oil - is extracted from the seeds of grapes which are left over from making wine or juice. It is high in OPC's (oligomeric proanthocyanidins), which are potent anti-oxidants. It is also rich in vitamins, minerals, linoleic acid. Natural emollient oil used in lip balms and lip sticks.

Avocado Oil - pressed from the fruit of the Persea americana (avocado). A natural emollient oil used in lip balms and lip sticks.

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