Key Ingredients Found in Motives® Pressed Blush: Dimethicone A silicone-based polymer, dimethicone acts as a skin conditioning agent to slow water loss from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface. Dimethicone is also well known for its flow properties, which enhance the smooth application of personal care products. Ethylhexyl Palmitate Ethylhexyl palmitate is produced from palmitic acid, a naturally-occurring fatty acid found in plants and animals. It acts as a lubricant on the skin’s surface, giving the skin a soft and smooth appearance. Lonicera caprifolium (Honeysuckle) and Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extracts Honeysuckle flower extracts are rich in saponins and flavonoids, especially luteolin. These natural, plant-derived ingredients have antioxidant properties that might help protect and soothe the skin. Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C) Ascorbyl palmitate is a stable form of vitamin C that has similar vitamin C activity to ascorbic acid. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant vitamin that is essential for maintaining your skin’s natural collagen. By supporting your skin’s natural collagen, vitamin C helps your skin achieve a firmer, suppler and more youthful glow. Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Vitamin E is a powerful natural antioxidant vitamin that helps to protect and nourish your skin. Vitamin E helps to moisturize your skin while also protecting it from environmental factors, giving your skin a healthy and more youthful appearance.
Frequently Asked Questions about Motives® Pressed Blush: How should I apply Motives Pressed Blush? Choose a powder brush or a kabuki brush and try to get an even amount of blush in the bristles. Then, smile and sweep the brush in a U shape along your cheek bone and out to your temple. Make sure you blend the blush with the rest of your makeup to ensure a natural look. What color blush should I select if I have very fair skin? Motives Pressed Blush comes in a wide variety of shades, so every skin color can find a shade that works for them. For fair skin, consider using Flushed for a pink look or Dancing Queen for a more natural look. If I use concealer, foundation and blush, what order should I apply them in? Start with the concealer, and then cover with your foundation. After that, apply the brush. Make sure to blend as you go to create a natural and even look. When you’re satisfied with your coloring, dust Motives Translucent Loose Powder over your entire face to set your look and keep it looking fresh all day. I have oily skin. Will I have to reapply this blush? Motives Pressed Blush works with any skin type. However, on especially humid days you may need to reapply your blush once. Does Motives Pressed Blush have a shimmery finish or a matte finish? It depends on which shade you use! If you prefer a shimmery finish, try Eclipse. If you prefer a matte finish, use Baby Doll or Pretty in Pink.