Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

FAQ glo minerals

 

How is glo minerals different from other traditional makeup brand?

Unlike traditional makeup products, glo minerals is not occlusive on the skin. It does not cover and conceal the skin like a lid, but rather lies on the skin like scales of a fish. This creates a porous layer which allows the skin to breathe and function normally.


Does glo minerals test on animals?

glo minerals is a cruelty free brand and so we do not test on animals, allow others to test on animals on our behalf, use raw ingredients tested on animals or enter into business markets that require animal testing.


Are the ingredients in the makeup products natural?

glo minerals is committed to creating the smartest and safest formulations with only superior pharmaceutical-grade vitamins and minerals. We use only the finest ingredients and ultra-fine minerals in a triple-milled process ensuring that every application provides even, continuous coverage that lasts. A powerful antioxidant blend of Vitamins A, C, E, and Green Tea Extract provides nutrients that are vital for maintaining the health of your skin while protecting it from environmental damage.


Do glo minerals products contain talc?

glo minerals is 100% talc-free. Other cosmetic companies add talcum powder as a bulking agent, enabling an increase in product ratio to the pigment put in. While this may result in cosmetics with greater oil-absorbing properties they however also require more product to be applied to the skin to achieve the desired coverage. The absence of talc in glo minerals means that one can attain better coverage using less product. Consequently, makeup feels lighter on the skin and can last throughout the day. What’s more, our products last longer than comparable talc-containing products.


Do glo minerals products contain parabens, chemical dyes or perfumes?

Our base formulations contain no perfumes or chemical dyes and are 100% paraben free and talc-free. The Lash Thickener & Conditioner is the only product that contains parabens.


Are glo minerals products suitable for sensitive skin and conditions?

Designed by dermatologists for skin care professionals and their clients, this clinically-advanced make up range is suited to any and all skin types, including the most sensitive of skin. Our unique formulations mean that the range can be used on both major and minor skin complaints and conditions, in addition to post-procedure treated skin. Anti-inflammatory ingredients, including Green Tea Extract, Zinc and Vitamin C, help improve the appearance and condition of acne and rosacea-prone skin.


Are glo minerals products gluten free?

We offer gluten free formulas. The following products contain gluten-derived ingredients: Face Primer, Lash Thickener & Conditioner, Lip Filler Pencil and Precise Micro Lipliner.


Are glo minerals products non-comedogenic?

All glo minerals products are non-comedogenic, allowing skin to breathe, which helps inhibit the potential for bacteria to become trapped in pores.


Do glo minerals products contain SPF?

Our products provide complete protection using the effective properties of natural minerals including Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide. The following products contain SPF: Tinted Primer (SPF 30), Luxe Liquid Foundation (SPF 15), Protecting Powder (SPF 30), Cherry and Mint Balm (SPF 15) and Protecting Lip Treatment (SPF 15).


Are glo minerals products suitable if I have oily skin?

glo minerals offers products specifically designed for oily skin: Pressed base and Protective Liquid Foundation - Matte II are suitable for oily skin types.


Are glo minerals products suitable if I have dry skin?

glo minerals offers products specifically designed for dry skin: Pressed base, Protective Liquid Foundation - Satin II, Loose Base, Sheer Tint and Luxe Liquid Foundation SPF 15 are all suitable for dry skin types.


Can I use glo minerals after a peel, facial treatment or a plastic surgery?

Yes, we are a post-procedure makeup range. Due to their unique formulations, glo minerals products can be used after a peel, facial treatment or a plastic surgery.

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FAQ glo therapeutics

 

Why is glo therapeutics different from conventional skincare lines?

glo therapeutics offers professional and retail products with a systematic approach to treat multiple skin concerns by incorporating daily regimens with advanced treatments. Formulated with innovative ingredients and essential oil blends for aromatherapy and skin benefits, the glo therapeutics range is designed with a high concentration of active ingredients targeted to clinically transform the skin.


Are glo therapeutics products tested on animals?

glo therapeutics does not test its products on animals.


Can I use Vitamin A or Exfoliator products if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

It is recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding that hydroxy acids, strong exfoliating and/or resurfacing products/ingredients should not be used. Specifically, Salicylic Acid, Vitamin A and its derivatives as well as lightening ingredients such as Hydroquinone should be avoided. However, physical (scrub) exfoliants do not need to be evaded for expecting mothers or those who are breastfeeding as they do not penetrate beyond the superficial layers of the epidermis. However, we always encourage that clients and customers consult with a qualified physician for additional recommendations and restrictions.


Can I use glo therapeutics products if I have rosacea or acne prone skin?

glo therapeutics offers products specific for rosacea and acne skin conditions. We recommend to always consult with your physician prior to beginning a new regimen.


Are glo therapeutics products natural?

glo therapeutics products contain essential oil blends, combining natural and innovative ingredients.


Do I need to use a serum?

Compared with a moisturiser, a serum is more lightweight and fast-acting because contains a high water percentage that allows to hydrate and nourish the skin at a deeper level. The high concentration of active ingredients and the smaller molecular size makes serum the most effective skincare product for your daily routine. We recommend to find the appropriate serum for your skin type and skin concern in order to achieve that healthy glow that you deserve!


Why is the PH important?

PH is the level of acidity and alkalinity of a solution. The PH range varies from 0 (the most acid value) to 14 (the most alkaline value). Values below 7 are identified as acids, values above 7 as alkaline. The epidermis has its own pH which is generally between 4.5 and 6. A cosmetic should have a pH that is consistent with the body surface on which it is applied.


Are glo therapeutics products gluten free?

We offer gluten free formulas. The following products contain gluten-derived ingredients: Conditioning Hydration Cream and Moisture Rich Cream.

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