"Fair weather is just around the corner and it’s time to lighten your beauty kit! Mission accomplished with Caudalie, the French brand of beauty products with active ingredients from grapes and the vine. "
Mineral Tinted Moisturizer: $32, 30 ml tube
Mineral Bronzing Powder: $34, 40 g compact
Topping the list of basic essentials for spring 2013: Mineral Tinted Moisturizer for light or dark skin, with 79% natural ingredients and the multi-action, easy-to-use bronzer, that works for everyone, Caudalie’s Mineral Bronzing Powder.
Foundation is the product to use when seeking to cover the skin with a layer of color. Meanwhile, tinted moisturizer is the product to go to when seeking to hydrate and even out your complexion with minimal coverage. For this, we highly recommend Caudalie's Mineral Tinted Moisturizer as a beauty essential for 2013. It comes in two shades: light to medium, and medium to dark.
It is described as a complexion enhancer, a cream that instantly moisturizes, evens and illuminates the complexion. The texture will self-adjust for a natural finish, and can be applied by itself or after cream/ lotion application. It contains hyaluronic acid and antioxidant polyphenols.
Caudalie describes their polyphenols as unique because their grape polyphenols fight free radicals (UV, pollution, stress), that are responsible for 80% of skin ageing. In addition, there are no traces of any parabens, phenoxyethanol, phthalates, mineral oils, sodium laureth sulfate, or animal ingredients.
This tinted moisturizer is very nice and has made its way into our beauty essentials list. It is great for sensitive skin, and does not tempt your skin to break out. It blends well, and does not leave a mess. The moisturizer goes on light without feeling greasy, and the end result leaves your skin with a more even skin tone, and a healthy glow.
For those with medium skin, we recommend testing both the light to medium, and medium to dark shades.
For extra hydration especially during the winter months we recommend mixing it with cream.