Colored Minerals are in Season at Prescriptives.

Prescriptives recently launched a line of mineral colors to go along with last year's years mineral powder makeup.

The purity and natural benefits of minerals are now offered in their new vibrant color collection, inspired by nature’s own minerals and gems of course. Its star ingredient is the R.E.C. (Radiance Emitting Crystals) complex -- a unique combination of Amethyst, Rose Quartz and Calcite -- so it absorbs light and delivers radiance and luminosity so skin appears to be “glowing from within.” Bright gems and minerals infused with vitamins create a look that is healthy, luminous and breathtaking. Beautiful!


Making Faces Mineral Kit - $37.50

These mineral and vitamin-infused face kits naturally enhance and illuminate any complexion. Each kit includes Mineral Color for Cheeks for a soft, healthy blush, Mineral Color Loose Lighting Powder for an all-over radiance and a Face and Cheek Brush for an easy, flawless application. Both formulas are silky, smooth and contain our exclusive R.E.C complex for skin that glows naturally.Kits are available in two warm and two cool collections to complement every skin tone.



  • NEW Warm Light/Medium

  • NEW Warm Medium/Deep

  • NEW Cool Light/Medium

  • NEW Cool Medium/Deep

Making Eyes Mineral Kit – $37.50

These mineral and vitamin-infused eye kits include everything you need for an eye-catching look with shadows that are easy to apply and comfortable to wear.Each kit contains the perfect Eyeshadow Brush applicator and trio of shades, each packaged in a no-mess, portable jar for easy application. The formula includes our exclusive R.E.C. complex for a shimmering, luminous finish. Apply the first shade to the entire eye area, the second over the lid and the third in the crease for a look that is all its own.Kits are available in warm and cool to compliment any skin tone.



  • NEW Warm

  • NEW Cool

Mineral Bronzer – $30.00

This formula includes minerals, vitamins and our exclusive R.E.C. complex for a luminous, sun-kissed glow.This mineral bronzer has a silky, smooth texture and delivers a flawless, even application that shimmers with gems. Lightly dust on nose, cheeks, forehead and decollate for a natural glow.



  • NEW Warm

  • NEW Cool

Mineral Lip Gloss – $17.50
This mineral and vitamin-infused gloss delivers high-shine and sparkling gem color.Dazzle lips in four jewel toned glosses that are inspired by Amber, Amethyst, Rose Quartz and Sunstone and are infused with the R.E.C. complex for a shimmering, radiant finish. The brush applicator glides the non-sticky formula onto lips for a soft and comfortable feel.


  • NEW Amber (Warm)

  • NEW Sunstone (Warm)

  • NEW Rose Quartz (Cool)

  • NEW Amethyst (Cool)

These beauties are available now online at as well as Prescriptives counters nationwide.

Clinique Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Powder.

Not only a powder, but this Mineral Powder is a treatment. As part of the Redness Solutions line from Clinique, this is Instant Relief Mineral Powder.

Unique mineral treatment measurably reduces redness on contact. It's lab-certified. Under its care and cover, visible redness and broken capillaries virtually disappear-instantly and for hours. Patent-pending formula helps skin "keep its cool." Oil-free, talc-free. With anti-bacterial brush. Appropriate for skins with mild-to-moderate Rosacea or reactive redness.

This mineral powder can be worn alone, over protective base, under or over foundation or for touch-ups.

Try it out at the Clinique counter to see how well it really works, or order online at

Estee Lauder Nutritious Vita-Mineral Makeup Collection.

Mineral makeup seems to be all the rage these days. Natural and good for you makeup. Count me in. I was so excited to hear about this new Nutritious Vita-Mineral Makeup Collection from Estee Lauder, especially because it includes a liquid mineral makeup in the line-up.

Utilizing the best of Estée Lauder’s skin care technology and ingredients, Nutritious loose powder makeup and liquid makeup help protect skin, while delivering a boost of visible energy and radiance. Each Nutritious makeup product instantly erases the signs of fatigue and enhances the beauty of your skin with a natural finish.


Just look at all of the nutrients and good for you ingredients:

Pomegranate - one of the most nutrient-dense fruits ever discovered. The makeup utilizes the fruit’s numerous skin boosting nutrients and potent antioxidants such as Vitamins C and E as well as Iron and Potassium, to provide a burst of radiance to the skin for a healthy glow and immediate vibrancy. Pomegranate also works in the formula to help neutralize free radicals and protect the skin from harmful environmental conditions.
Titanium Dioxide
- to protect against armful UVA and UVB rays
Silica - gently absorb excess oil which also helps to provide a soft focus effect that scatters light and hides skin imperfections, as well as aids in a smooth and seamless application.

The final result? Natural and invisible coverage with a flawless, photo-friendly finish.

So, the choice is yours. Liquid or Powder. I cannot wear mineral powders, so liquid is my choice.

Nutritious Vita-Mineral Loose Powder SPF 15 Makeup is non-drying and is packaged in a clear jar with a band of the Nutritious line’s signature red and a golden metal cap featuring the Estee Lauder cartouche. For maximum portability, the powder comes with its own exclusive deluxe loose powder foundation brush that makes creating a seamlessly natural, flawless look a breeze.

Nutritious Vita-Mineral Liquid SPF 10 Makeup is the newest form to get your mineral makeup every day and provides additional moisturization. Packaged in a clear tube with a band of the Nutritious line’s signature red and a golden metal cap, the liquid makeup is easy to use at home or on-the-go. Simply apply a small amount of the foundation to the finger tip and dot a small amount of product on the nose, cheeks, chin, temples and between the brows – or wherever needed. For a perfect finish, use your finger tips or Estée Lauder’s Foundation Brush to blend the foundation, working from the center of the face outwards.

Like I said, the Vita-Mineral Liquid is my choice. It smoothes on beautifully and does leave a luminous, not shiny, finish to my skin. I only need a bit of setting powder to make it last the day. I was really impressed with it and will definitely be adding this into my foundation rotation. I can see me using it more and more in the Summer months though, as I will depend on the staying power and UV block that is built iin.

Nutritious Vita-Mineral Loose Powder SPF 15 Makeup and Nutritious Vita-Mineral Liquid SPF 10 Makeup i are each available in 6 shades. My perfect winter shade is 02, and 03 will probably suit my faux bronzed skin in the Summer. Each formula will sell for $33.50. Check them out at Estée Lauder counters nationwide and on beginning in February 2009.