Have you looked at the ingredients of your makeup lately? What you find might surprise you. Preservatives, parabens, mineral oil, chemical dyes, and fragrance are all common in drugstore beauty buys. Many dermatologists recommend mineral makeup because it’s less likely to cause a reaction in women with sensitive skin. It also doesn’t contain oil, so it won’t aggravate acne-prone skin.

Need another reason to switch to minerals? They’re natural looking, almost like a second skin. And on hot autumn days they wear better than traditional liquid makeup. Here are a few favorites from our new Leah Chavie Mineral Makeup Line and tips for how to apply mineral makeup.