ingredients of various mineral make-ups

You can see a list of the ingredients for various brands of mineral make-ups at the link http://www.aromaleigh.com/comarpurpowi1.html . I copied the contents of the chart below:

Aromaleigh Pure Powder: mica, titanium dioxide, iron oxides

Au Courant Mineral Foundation: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, boron nitride, iron oxide, bismuth oxychloride

Canary Cosmetics Mineral Foundation: mica, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, iron oxides

Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals Foundation: mica, iron oxides, micronized titanium dioxide, bismuth Oxychloride

Jane Iredale Mineral Foundation: Bismuth oxychloride, mica, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, iron oxides, carmine, manganese violet

Youngblood Mineral Foundation: titanium dioxide, bismuth oxychloride, mica, iron oxides

La Bella Donna Mineral Foundation: micronized titanium dioxide, bismuth oxychloride, zinc oxide, iron oxide. May Contain: manganese violet, carmine, mica

Jerome Alexander Mineral Foundation: mica, bismuth oxychloride, titanium dioxide and iron oxides

Philosophy “complete me”: zinc oxide, mica, silica, dimethicone, phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, butylparaben, ethylparaben, bismuth oxyxhloride, titanium dioxide, iron oxides

Natural Beauty Mineral Foundation: Titanium dioxide, bismuth oxychloride, mica, iron oxides (custom blends may contain carmine, ferric ferrocyanide, manganese violet)

The ingredients in the Jane Iredale PurePressed Base I recently purchased are:

Active Ingreds.: Titanium Dioxide 6%, Zinc Oxide 1.5%

Other Ingreds.: mica, bismuth oxychloride, dimethicone, jojoba esters, tocopherol, pinus strobus (pine) bark extract. May contain iron oxides.

Here’s some other brands that aren’t on the chart:

Mineral Secrets Loose Mineral Base SPF 20: Micronized minerals of Zinc & Titanium Dioxide; Iron Oxide; Bismuth (mineral) ; Green Tea, Superoxide Dismutase (skin enhancing enzyme); Tea ; Vitamin A. Natural Earth Pigments

Mineral Secrets Pressed Mineral Makeup Base: Micronized minerals of Zinc & Titanium Dioxide; Iron Oxide; Bismuth (mineral) ; Boron Nitride, Octyl Palmitate, Cyclomethicone,Green Tea, Superoxide Dismutase (skin enhancing enzyme),Tea , phospholipids, Vitamins E and A. Natural Earth Pigments

Mineral Secrets Pressed Mineral Blush SPF 15: Micronized minerals of Zinc & Titanium Dioxide; Iron Oxide; Bismuth , Boron, Super Oxide Dismutase (skin enhancing enzyme); Manganese, Carmine, Oxide Green, Lavender Tea, Phospholipids, Natural Earth Pigments.

Monave Loose mineral foundation: mica, titanium dioxide, iron oxides, zinc.

Monave Multi-purpose powders: mica, iron oxides, titanium dioxide. May contain ferric ferrocyanide

Monave Face and body shimmer: mica, corn starch, iron oxides, titanium dioxide

Monave Setting Powders: Angel, Petal Pink, and Tawny: Serecite, iron oxides, kaolin clay. Transluscent Powder: Serecite

I saw an infommercial on TV for “Sheer Cover” make-up, featuring Leeza Gibbons. These are the ingredients (from their website, www.sheercover.com ):

Mineral Foundation
Titanium Dioxide, Bismuth Oxychloride, Mica, Methylparaben, Trisodium EDTA. May contain: Iron Oxides, Ultramarine.

Duo Concealer
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Titanium Dioxide, Octyldodecanol, Candelilla Wax, Carnauba Wax, Jojoba Wax, Polyethylene, Dimethicone
Tocopheryl Acetate, Allentoin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Propylparaben, BHT.
May contain: Iron Oxides.

Finishing Powder
Mica, Corn Starch Modified, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Silica, Carum Petroselinum (Parsley) Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Methylparaben
Propylparaben. May contain: Iron Oxides, CI77499.

Purifying Cleanser
Water (Aqua), Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Methylpropanediol, Cetyl Alcohol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Panthenol, Dimethicone, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben.

Nourishing Moisturizer SPF 15
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.50%, Octisalate 5.00%, Oxybenzone 3.00%.
Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Octydodecyl Neopentanoate, Glycerin, Emulsifying Wax NF, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Dimethicone, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Other brands that make mineral make-ups are Youngblood and GloMinerals, but I can’t find the ingredients listings for them on the Internet.

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