April 04, 20195 Nourishing Ingredients In Our Skincare Makeup: Cover Imperfections While Enhancing Your Beauty Are you tired of using makeup that feels thick, cakey, and causes you to break out? Our whole goal here at SAINT was to not only create seamless blends to cover imperfections and enhance your natural beauty, but we also wanted our makeup to double up as skincare. This means that while you rock a smooth complexion, you can rest assured that beautiful ingredients are working their magic all day long to nourish, repair and even out your skin. We wanted to create formulations that feel light-weight, yet rival the top high-end brands out there, all while infusing your skin with only pure, natural plant-based botanicals and powerful antioxidants. In this article, we wanted to touch on just 5 of our top antioxidant ingredients and why we added them to our blends. Keep reading to find out more! Aloe Vera The aloe vera plant is hailed as “the miracle plant” and for very good reason! This exceptional ingredient is absolutely brimming in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids that provide unrivaled skin benefits. Aloe vera provides a cooling, soothed feeling on the skin all while delivering its potent cocktail of nutrients deep into the pores to plump, hydrate and protect. Coconut Oil Not only do we adore this ingredient in all of our vegan baking, it's also simply too luxurious to not apply this oil to the skin too! Coconut oil adds a veil of dewy hydration to parched skin and its rich concentration of fatty acids help to reduce inflammation and calm the complexion for skin that is happy and hydrated all day long! Rosemary Extract This beautiful botanical has excellent moisturizing properties, but its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are what truly makes it stand out. This ingredient will help to clear up blemishes fast, as well as reduce any future breakouts. Kakadu Plum Did you know that this small berry is the highest plant-based source of Vitamin C on the entire planet? It’s only natural it found its way into our blends! Vitamin C, dubbed the “beauty vitamin,” is a powerful antioxidant that helps to brighten, fight against free radicals and reduce inflammation for vibrant, clear and more youthful looking skin. If your skin is in need of a boost, Vitamin C is just what you need! Rosehip Oil Rosehip oil does it all! It's rich in fatty acids and Vitamin C, making it just what we’re looking for in a skincare makeup formula. Fatty acids and Vitamin C work wonderfully together to reduce inflammation, add a deep dose of hydration and promote a gorgeous, sexy glow! These are just a few of the ingredients we are proud to share we add to our products. For a full list of our ingredients click here.