Lush Color Supplement Review
Leading a change in the makeup industry, Lush Color Supplement is a new kind of make-up product for those that buy natural skin care. They also might appeal to consumers looking for high-quality makeup with simple ingredients.
Lush is the vibrant emporium associated with exploding, scented bath ballistics so it may not necessarily be the first stop for someone serious about makeup. However, natural beauty is undergoing a change and the new Lush Color Supplements mark this with surprising functionality.
Make Your Own Tinted Moisturiser
Lush color supplements are small pots of creamy base that can be used alone or blended with a dab of regular moisturizer for a sheer tint.
- They come in four colors with pink or yellow undertones.
- The product is suitable for vegans.
- The base of the product is a fresh rose petal infusion, containing no mineral oil.
- The titanium dioxide mineral particles are of a normal size, not nanoparticles.
- Colors are designed to be blended together if required.
- The Color Supplements can be mixed in to moisturizer but aree also suitable to use alone for more coverage.
Fussy as it may seem to blend the product into moisturizer, for those of us used to buying an expensive tube that does everything, the concept does actually make sense. Lush say that ‘we appreciate it’s tricky to find the exact moisturizer you want with the color you need, so we thought – why not make your own?‘
This is actually how professional make-up artists work when looking to blend the right base. The application of the routine is in fact much easier than it would seem. Due to a lack of silicones and mineral oil, the product mixes well with most moisturizers, not only Lush Color Supplement branded ones.
As most tinted moisturizers on the market are actually just light foundations, requiring the use of a separate product underneath, the Colour Supplement provides an option for those who want the solution of their regular skincare products, with extra tint or coverage, and in one easy morning application.
What Does the Lush Color Supplement Bring to the Make-up Market?
Plant based tinted moisturizers are often extremely pink, so the two yellow colors are a welcome addition to the natural cosmetics market and mean that the range is suitable for some Asian and Mediterranean skin. Unfortunately, all the colors will look chalky on darker skin. Yet if they prove to be popular, it is to be hoped that Lush would extend the Colour Supplements to include darker and maybe a couple of lighter shades as well.
- The size makes this product easy and light to carry, with no wasted packaging paraphernalia.
- One word of caution: Glass is fabulous for preserving product as long as care is taken to be hygienic when removing it.
Product Performance and Uses in Professional Make-up Artistry
One of the problems of plant-based versus traditional make-up is its ability to give coverage and stay on the skin. Plant oils sink in to the skin, so work to soften, smooth and impart a dewy finish. However this also means that they do not necessarily provide long-lasting cover. This would be a concern for the professional use of the product as well as for those requiring flawless longevity from their make-up.
Surprisingly for natural make-up, the Lush Colour Supplements stay on the skin rather well, although this may not be the case with excessively oily skin. The product would seem to have medium staying power, which means that it may have some application for professionals.
- The product will bond with loose powder, which sets cream, thereby increasing its longevity on the skin.
- Used neat, Colour Supplements offer smooth and even coverage that competes with many high-end, light coverage, moisturizing foundations.
- The product would be good for brides who absolutely hate make-up and do not usually wear it, as this is unlikely to make anyone feel over made up.
- Mature skin, that looks dry and catches a more traditional product, would also look good as well as feel comfortable in this foundation.
- The finish is silky rather than shiny, so this would be suitable for very natural screen work including non-airbrushed HD make-up.
- These are also perfect for very young and taught model skin that just needs a touch of coverage before powder.
- It seems that Colour Supplements will mix well with other beauty products including shimmer powders and cream cheek colors.
With sister company B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful ceasing to trade earlier in 2017, there is some hope that Lush may take up the natural, vegan make-up mantle. Colour Supplements seem to be the right way to approach this because some of the best things about them are their simplicity, lack of gimmick and application for basic everyday maintenance. These might not even be things readily associated with Lush, and certainly not with B, but the Color Supplements are serious make-up products and not just fun sparkle.
The natural make-up industry needs functionality and quality in order to become as commercially successful as natural skin care is. Products like this help to do that and are heartening for anyone who wishes for more choices of natural make-up.
- Lush Color Supplements are very affordable.
- Further information available from lushusa