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DIY Mineral Loose Powder Foundation For Oily Skin

Easy loose powder foundation made with titanium dioxide, mica and other natural minerals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time14 d
Total Time14 d 10 mins
Course: Foundation
Cuisine: Oily Skin
Keyword: Powder
Servings: 1


  • 8 teaspoon Titanium Dioxide
  • 1 tablespoon Serecite Mica
  • 4 teaspoon Zinc Oxide
  • 1 teaspoon Magnesium Stearate
  • 1 teaspoon Kaolin
  • 1 Yellow Oxide (as needed)
  • 1 Brown Oxide (as needed)
  • 1 Red Oxide (as needed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon broccoli seed oil

Supplies Needed:

  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Mesh Strainer
  • 1 Makeup Jar


  • Mix the titanium dioxide, sericite mica, zinc oxide, magnesium stearate and kaolin together.
  • Pass mixture though a fine mesh strainer. Pulse until only large pieces of minerals are left in the strainer. Remove the large pieces. 
  • Add yellow, brown and red oxides slowly and small amounts at a time. Stir the mixture well and test the shade each time. Adjust combination quantities of yellow, brown and red oxides until desired shade is achieved. 
  • Scoop finished mixture in makeup jar. 


Recipe Inspired By: thehumbledhomemaker.com