FAQ

THE SMALL PRINT FIRST:

We believe safety should not be sacrificed for beauty. We are very proud of the ingredients that we select to include in our formulations – so we have nothing to hide when it comes to listing our ingredients – right here on our website!…. We do not use nano-ingredients in our products. Our minerals and cosmetic ingredients, plastics, paper and bamboo are all sourced when possible from recycled sources or sustainable companies.

We always source free from Child labour, Poor working conditions and Animal testing. As many of our products contain Mica we require that our mica is sourced from companies that have clear policy on child labour and humane mining practices.

We are Vegan, Cruelty free, Chemical, Parabens, preservative. fragrance free and lots more. We are very proud of our integrity.

WE HOLD THE VEGAN SOCIETY TRADEMARK

Also our plastics are made from recycled product where possible and we offer a sustainable refills option for all of our loose minerals.

THE COMMERCIAL OPTION!

The English Mineral Makeup Company is available for the best Salons, Therapists and Spas to stock as a retail product. Generous start up package available – it’s easy to retail the best! Specially created to be safe to use with invasive skin treatments such as microdermabrasion, skin peels and CST, semi and permenant makeup.

We also have a great sustainable refill option – minimal space and great to retail.

Please contact jeanette@englishmineralmakeup.co.uk for full commercial information and prices.

Q. WHAT MAKES THE ENGLISH MINERAL MAKEUP COMPANY MINERAL POWDERS SUPERIOR TO OTHERS?

We purchase the absolute best quality minerals available. There are two major factors that determines the quality of mineral makeup:

1. The quality of raw minerals – raw mineral colours are available in the different grades by the manufacturers around the world, depending on the level of purity. Ours are the best you can get.

2. No preservatives or bulking additives – Some mineral makeups offered in the market contain additional ingredients that can be skin irritants, such as bismuth oxychloride, talc, fillers, etc and they are still advertised as “Mineral Makeup”! Fish scales are also commonly used as a cheap way to add glimmer- YUK!

At English Mineral Makeup, we do NOT compromise the integrity and quality of our product – we source the highest ethically produced grades of pure & natural minerals available in the market. Also, we guarantee our products are free from additives that can cause cause skin irritation and allergies such as parabens, mineral oil, perfumes, fragrances, dyes, bismuth oxychloride, talc, rice flour etc. We never use nano particles or preservatives.

Q. DO THE ENGLISH MINERAL MAKEUP COMPANY’S PRODUCTS CONTAIN NANOPARTICLES?

We are fully aware of the health risks associated with using micronised raw ingredients, so no, we do not use them in our product. Also, all the raw ingredients that we use in our formulation have gone through the the EU Compliance process for “nanoparticles” to ensure they are not present.

Q. DO THE ENGLISH MINERAL MAKEUP COMPANY TEST PRODUCTS ON ANIMALS?

We never test our products on animals, all our products are cruelty free. We also purchase our minerals and all other products from suppliers who confirm and can prove that their products are also NOT tested on animals.

Q. ARE THE ENGLISH MINERAL MAKEUP COMPANY’S PRODUCTS SUITABLE FOR VEGAN?

Yes, we hold a Vegan licence, our products (inc.brushes) are suitable for vegans, with the exception of Fairy Godmother which contains crushed pearl, and abalone shell.

Q. DO THE ENGLISH MINERAL MAKEUP COMPANY PROVIDE “CUSTOM MADE COLOUR” SERVICE FOR MINERAL POWDERS?

Yes, we do. We can customize any colour. Please contact us for the pricing information.

We are also happy to blend 2 standard colours from our range if it helps to find the perfect foundation, we don’t charge for this service.

Q. DOES THE ENGLISH MINERAL MAKEUP COMPANY’S POWDER PROVIDE SUN PROTECTION?

Our mineral makeup contains Zinc Oxide, which is a natural barrier sunscreen ingredient. It works to block UVA and UVB rays, delivering broad-spectrum sun protection of at least SPF 15. However, mineral makeup should NEVER serve as your first line of defence against sun damage.