What does it mean if makeup oxidizes? Oxidation means that the foundation reacts with external components, resulting in a change of shade to a darker one. People sometimes call this as foundation turning orange. It basically means your foundation will get darker on your skin ultimately making you look like an Oompa-Loompa!
Why does my foundation oxidize so fast? Many contributing factors may cause your foundation to oxidize—skin texture, cleanliness, natural oils, and even the way a foundation appears once it is applied, dries, and is mixed with oxygen. Luckily, there are things you can do to prevent this. Ahead, read our expert tips to prevent your foundation from oxidizing.
What causes makeup foundation to oxidize? While no single ingredient is exclusively responsible for the oxidation of foundation it is simply the interaction between the oils and pigments within the foundation that then react with the skin’s natural oils, acidity and humidity in the air. The most noteworthy contributors are water and acidic pH levels.
How do you get rid of oxidized foundation?