Youngblood is an award winning, cruelty free cosmetics brand, which offers high quality nourishment to the skin as it acts as a concluding step of skincare. The make-up contains plant extracts and oils, 100% pure natural minerals that are finely crushed for weightless and adjustable coverage. Triple milled minerals nourish and guard the skin with natural anti-inflammatory and sun-protection properties. The clean cosmetics are gentle enough to conceal post treatment redness from procedures like laser, IPL, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, dermaplaning and needling. The products are all non-comedogenic, meaning they won’t clog your pores will allow your skin to breathe. They are suitable to use on sensitive skin and in those with active inflammatory skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis. Common irritants found in normal high street make up brands such as fillers, dyes, fragrances and preservatives are not used making the brands products completely safe to use on all skin types. 

Youngblood mineral cosmetics are ‘clean’ cosmetics, meaning they’re engineered without:

  • Zinc oxide
  • Parabens
  • Talc
  • Artificial dyes
  • Lead
  • Mineral oil
  • Fragrances
  • Alcohol
  • Binders
  • Fillers
  • Chemical preservatives

Foundation and Primer- The Perfect Duo for you!

When it comes to creating the perfect skin complexion, Youngblood cosmetics can make all the difference. They offer a wide range of foundations and primers to suit whatever look you’re after, whether that be a dewy glow or a full coverage matte finish. 

Not everyone has introduced a primer to their daily make up routine. But wearing a primer has so many benefits, it’s a must have item in your make up bag. Primers work as a protective barrier creating an extra layer between your skin and makeup. They are predominantly used to help make up last longer, even out skin tone, smooth small imperfections such as fine lines and pores, reduce redness, hydrate and brighten the skin, prevent oxidisation and allowing a smooth even application of foundation. 

In this article we’re going to discuss the Youngblood mineral foundations and primers and find the perfect double act for your skin type. 

Oily/Acne Prone Skin

Your Duo:

Primer: Anti-Shine Mattifier or Rice Setting Powder

Foundation: Pressed Mineral Foundation

The Anti-Shine Mattifier and Rice Setting Powder absorbs excess oils and controls shine without drying your skin out. The Rice Setting Powder is a multipurpose product that works as a primer, blotting powder and setting powder. Its formulated with rice power, corn starch and minerals that absorb excess oils and reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles. 

The Pressed Mineral Foundation is available in 9 different shades and offers a medium coverage, containing rice starch to absorb excess oils for a silky, mattifying effect. 

Dry Skin

Your Duo:

Primer: Mineral Primer

Foundation: Liquid Mineral Foundation

Hydration and nourishment are what dry skin craves. The best-selling Mineral Primer contains, Jojoba Seed Oil and Vitamin E to moisture and relieve dry, irritated skin, whilst the silica formula creates a perfectly smooth base for your foundation to sit upon. 

Match your primer with the Liquid Mineral Foundation that contains Cactus Flower Extract, Cucumber Extract and Squalene for optimum hydration. The Magnolia Bark Extract averts the loss of the skin’s elasticity and wrinkles. Its available in 14 shades and provides a medium coverage with a glowing finish. 

Combination Skin

Your Duo: 

Primer: Mineral Primer

Foundation: Mineral Moisture Tint

When dealing with combination skin, you might find it challenging to balance your skins oils and hydrate your dry areas at the same time. The Mineral Primer instantly reduces pores, fine lines and wrinkles whilst hydrating the skin without a greasy feeling. The Mineral Radiance Moisture Tint is available in 5 shades and allows a natural, lightweight sheer coverage.

Mature Skin

Your Duo:

Primer: Mineral Primer

Foundation: Crème to Powder Foundation

When skin matures it needs products to hydrate and sooth the skin, and of course minimise fine lines. The Mineral Primer contains powerful anti-ageing minerals such as Smithsonite, Rhodochrosite, Malachite and Hematite that blur fine lines and wrinkles, protect your skin from environmental damage and encourage the production of collagen. It soothes and hydrates the skin with Jojoba Seed Oil and Vitamin E.

The Crème to Powder Foundation is the perfect foil for this primer in aging skin types. This foundation has a creamy texture, sets to a luminous, powdery finish. It contains Algae Extract to condition skin and fight the aging process, Vitamins C and E sooth, hydrate and reduce damage caused by environmental pollution and free radicals. Its available in 8 shades and offers a medium coverage. 

Normal Skin

Your Duo:

Primer: CC Perfecting Primer

Foundation: Loose Mineral Foundation

The combination of the CC Perfecting Primer and Loose Mineral Foundation gives the skin an unblemished complexion. The multitasking powerhouse that minimises the appearance of pores, fine lines, balances skin tone, controls shine and corrects texture. It can be worn alone for a natural no make-up look, or as a base under foundation. 

The Loose Natural Mineral Foundation can be paired with any primer in the range, offering a beautiful perfect complexion. As it works as a concealer, foundation and powder all in one that allows a completely customisable coverage, it’s no surprise the Loose Mineral Foundation is the No.1 best seller.