If you loved BB, CC creams or other complexion hybrids, here are the five trending ingredients to include in your makeup formulas. Your products will not only contain innovative pigments for a flawless finish, but also have powers to fight against pollution, stress and signs of aging in skin.

Niacinamide

Also known as Vitamin B3, is an essential component of living cells and is involved in cell metabolism. As skin cells reproduce, healthy metabolism of your skin may sound like a good idea when it comes to improving skin texture, tone and overall appearance. Niacinamide has also been seen in skincare formulas that fight stress and pollution.

Wild Indigo Seed Extract

Heard of stress fighting makeup? This green technology ingredient comes from nature and is shown to be effective at reducing cortisol production and stimulating the production of beta-endorphin by skin cells, thus making you and your skin happier.

Pearl Extract

If you want a healthy glow and a dewy skin from your foundation, this marine ingredient is packed with minerals and can be used as an additive to your makeup formulations. It consists of freshwater, seawater pearls and mineral salts (magnesium, calcium and phosphorous salts) that aid in remineralization, hydration and revitalization of the skin.

Plant Oils

Plant oils are a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins and have been increasingly becoming popular in skincare formulas. The oils help lock in hydration and making the skin supple and smooth. Adding plant oils (argan, marula, meadfoam seed) to your primer or foundation formulation will bring all the benefits we love to your makeup or priming routine.

Hyaluronic Acid

This ingredient has become essential in skincare routine. Adding Hyaluronic Acid to your cosmetic formula can soften and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles (important for foundations to avoid pigment settling in lines). This also helps to add extra moisture and a plumping effect to your skin.

Not sure what ingredient to choose for your cosmetic formula? We are here to help! Contact us today to find out about the latest formulation trends and customize your own!

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