Some prefer highlighters, while others LOVE bronzers, and then there are those who love the beauty that both can bring together. I love products that are multitasking and of course have a clean eco-friendly toxic-free ingredients list. Today I wanted to share with you a few natural primers, luminizers, and highlighters that will bring vibrance and light to any face. A few of these products are multi-taskers which can serve as a primer, highlighter, vitamin and antioxidant boosting moisturizer, and no-makeup makeup. Let’s take a look!
The Ama.la Purifying Mattifier is a silicone-free gel primer which gives makeup a long lasting shine free application all day. It contains botanical and antioxidant ingredients to soothe and smooth skin for a flawless foundation application or to be worn alone under concealer. This primer will also refine and purify pores for a beautiful finish.
Ingredients: water (aqua), aloe barbadensis leaf extract*, alcohol*, oryza sativa (rice) hull powder, plantago lanceolata leaf extract*, salix alba (willow) bark extract*, glycerin, zinc pca, xanthan gum, algae extract, nymphea coerulea flower water*, nymphea coerulea flower extract*, fragrance (100% natural citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil*, citrus auratium bergamia (bergamot) peel oil, citrus medica limonum (lemon) peel oil*, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil), citrus medica limonum (lemon) peel oil*, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil*, camellia sinensis leaf extract*, zingiber officinale (ginger) extract*, cetraria islandica extract*, lactic acid.
This luminous primer by 100% Pure has light reflecting minerals to diffuse the looks of skin’s imperfections providing skin with a healthy glow. This primer is silicone-free and contains red wine resveratrol, vitamins and antioxidants to shield from free radical damage. It will also provide long lasting makeup application throughout the day.
Ingredients:Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Aloe Gel)1, Jojoba Oil, Jojoba Wax Esters, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Sodium Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Extracts of Organic Camelia Sinensis Leaf Ferment (Green Tea)2 and Resveratrol, Silica, Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado Butter), Lonicera Caprifolium (Japanese Honeysuckle), Mica
1 certified organic by SGS Organic
2 certified organic by Oregon Tilth Certified Organic
Vapour Organic Beauty Stratus Skin Perfector is a multi-tasking organic BB cream. It moisturizes, illuminates, and preps the skin for makeup and can be worn alone as it will perfect the appearance of skin as a no-makeup makeup. It contains light reflecting minerals and comes in three different shades depending on your complexion and undertones. You can also see my review on this product as it is one of my favorites, and is perfect for oily, combination, or younger skin.
Ingredients: oenothera biennis (evening primrose) oil* infused with boswellia carteri (frankincense)**, ocimum sanctum (tulsi/holy basil)*, nelumbo nucifera (lotus) flower petals**, helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil*, silica, cera alba (beeswax)*, lysine, sambucus nigra (elderberry) fruit extract, lecithin, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil & lecithin & cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed oil & papain (papaya)*, mica (ci 77019), titanium dioxide (ci 77891), essential oils & natural fruit essences, tocopherol (natural vitamin e).
Vapour Organic Beauty Stratus Soft Focus Skin Perfector is the liquid form of the Stratus Skin Perfector. It is an organic BB cream geared towards normal, dry, or mature skin types. It will immediately boost and brighten skin with optical-diffusing mica. This multi-tasking wonder also contains nourishing oils and fruit extracts and comes in three shades.
Ingredients: camellia oleifera (camellia) seed oil*, helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil*, silica, cera alba (beeswax)*, lysine, lecithin*, tocopherol (natural vitamin e), helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, lecithin*, cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed oil*, papain (papaya)*, sambucus nigra (elderberry) fruit extract,
mica (ci 77019), titanium dioxide (ci 77891), essential oils & natural fruit essences, boswellia serrata (frankincense)**, ocimum sanctum (tulsi/holy basil)*, nelumbo nucifera (lotus) flower petals*.
Alima Pure Luminous Shimmer Powder provides a subtle sheen to skin in the most natural way. It comes in five beautiful shades to bring light to any area of the face and body. This type of shimmer powder can also be mixed with your moisturizer or natural foundation for that glow within. It’s “ethereal soft-focus look” will “radiate your inner beauty.”
Ingredients: titanium dioxide (ci 77891)*, zinc oxide (ci 77947)*, mica (ci 77019)*.
may contain + / – : iron oxides* ( ci 77491*, ci 77492*, ci 77499* ).
*BDIH Certified Natural
RMS Beauty Living Luminizer provides a dewy glow to skin and is great for all skin types and shades. This non sparkly or glittery luminizer will brighten the skin wherever it is applied providing a soft focus of light. It can be used as a highlighter or even used as eyeshadow or lipgloss. A little goes a long way with this product, not to mention its wonderful eco-friendly packaging!
Ingredients: ricinus communis (castor) seed oil*, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, cera alba (beeswax)*, tocopherol (non-gmo), rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract*.
may contain + / – : titanium dioxide ci77891, mica ci 77019.
W3LL People Luminist Mineral Glow is stunning alone or layered with bronzers, blushes, and eyeshadows. It will provide skin with a naturally brightened complexion and comes in three shades. This mineral glow can also be mixed with a moisturizer or foundation for that hidden glow.
Ingredients: mica, iron oxides, titanium dioxide.
may contain + / – : ultramarine blue, ferric ferrocyanide, aloe barbadenis (aloe)*, matricaria recutita (chamomile)*, camellia sinensis (green tea)*.
100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Pink Champagne Luminescent Powder diffuses the look of skin imperfections giving the skin a natural radiance. This product is 100% fruit pigmented with light reflecting mica and antioxidant extracts such as pomegranate and goji berry. It is 100% vegan and gluten free too!
Ingredients: Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Rosa Canina Seed (Rosehip) Oil, Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado Butter), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Pigmented Extracts of Punica Granatum (Pomegranate), Vaccinium Macrocarpon Fruit (Carnberry), Fragaria Vesca Fruit (Strawberry), Rubus Idaeus Fruit (Raspberry), Prunus Serotina Fruit (Cherry), Prunus Armeniaca Fruit (Apricot), Prunus Persica Fruit (Peach) and Vitis Vinifera Fruit, (cabernet Grapes) and Matricaria Chamomilla Leaf (Chamomile), Punca Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Lycium Chinense Fruit (Goji Berry) Extract, Sodium Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Mica (natural shimmery mineral)
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(Images by 100% Pure & Spirit Beauty Lounge)