Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dusty Girls Natural Mineral Foundation

I like to keep my makeup as natural as possible.  The truth is I've really only just started wearing it..most likely because I had a bit of a freak out when I turned 40 this year (...eekk!) and decided that perhaps I better make an effort to look nice for my husband who is 12 years younger.  Dusty Girls is made by Moo Goo, the skincare brand, who have only fairly recently branched out into makeup.  I reviewed some of their other products I own here, with one of them being the 'Earth Cream', which is a tinted moisturiser that I absolutely love.  It gives you just a light coverage and evens out your skin tone.  I have been finding lately, however, that with the warmer weather I've been looking a little shiny, so I decided I needed a powder.  This is where their Natural Mineral Foundation stepped in.
Normally I'm a bit wary of a powder because it isn't so good on the old crow's feet.  Ok, so mine aren't really crow's, they're more like sparrow's feet...but yes, there's some lines coming in there under the eyes (all that time working outdoors on farms me thinks!)...but powder and lines don't mix so well.  My solution is to simply avoid the eye area and work the powder into my cheeks and forehead with a kabuki brush.  I have a lovely one from The Body Shop which hasn't had a workout for a while so it's good to give it some exercise. 
 
So far I'm finding that this foundation is doing the trick in reducing the shine, and it will last me ages because I'm only using the tiniest bit.  Dusty Girls is conscious of using natural ingredients and it also has an SPF15, which is really important in Australia.  I got the 'Fair Minerals with Pink Sunrise Tones' and I highly recommend it.  



16 comments:

  1. I've been in love with Moo Goo products ever since you first introduced the brand to us! x

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    1. They are lovely and a bit more healthy for your skin! x

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  2. Ohhhh cool!!
    Love, Wendy from College Cheese

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  3. Aw it's so cute that you're wearing it for your husband, it's really thoughtful! But I'm pretty sure he finds you beautiful with or without makeup ;) Also this powder looks great, the packaging is so cute! I have to search where I can find this!
    x The Caramel Cat

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    1. I hope he finds me beautiful! haha. I think it will only be available online at this stage Teresa. x

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  4. I tend to gravitate towards make up that uses natural ingredients as well...and quite often I don't wear any make up at all. I do try to invest an effort occasional, lest I forget the little I know about applying beauty products.


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    1. Hi Ivana, I often go without makeup too although I will always moisturise and wear sunscreen!

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  5. Amazing blog you have here !!!

    I am now a follower !!!


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    1. Hi Jade, thank you for following! I will head on over to the blog and follow along for sure!

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  6. I'm slowly trying to incorporate more makeup with natural ingredients. Will have to try this one out. Thnx for sharing and thanks for the love on my blog! ;-)

    Xo Miriam
    www.scriptsofflair.com

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Miriam! I enjoyed your blog very much x

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  7. This sounds like a dream! You're right about lines and powder. When I've done makeup on "older folks" I always use a hydrating base to get the most natural look. I did find that when someone didn't need heavy coverage, using small amount of powder on a kabuki (just as you describe) works perfecto! BY THE WAY, I would have never guessed that you were 40. I'm not saying that to be polite. I'm serious, you look great!! I have clients who are in their 40's and you'd think they were in their 60's. You can easily hide that 12 year gap for hubby!

    Much Love,
    -Stephanie Eva

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    1. You are my new best friend Stephanie for that comment on not looking my age! I also have to thank my grandmother who always looked a lot younger, so yay for good genetics! A friend of mine said that my husband can pass for being in his 30s (although he's 28 so nearly there anyway) and she reckons that I look the same age as him....we kind of meet in the middle!

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