We love mineral makeup for lots of reasons. But it can be difficult to manage, especially if you like to experiment with your minerals like an artist does with her paints!

Midsize_LoveMinMoreDo you like to mix things into your makeup? Blend your colors to make new ones? Try those samples you purchased online? If this sounds like you, then you’ll love the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray. It also keeps your makeup cleaner because there’s no more double-dipping!

As the first lidded makeup mixing tray, Minerals Mate lets you manage your minerals a better way! Here are three important benefits:


Less mess!


More room to play!


Cleaner makeup!

Learn more here about using the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray!

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Minerals Mate is ideal for the makeup artist on the go! Apply your craft onsite, and when you’re done, your client can have his or her custom makeup available in a handy tray long after the photo shoots or casting calls are over! Get one now!

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Tips for using the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray

What do ALL of these mineral-makeup brands have in common?

Bobbi Brown, Cover FX, Sheer Miracle, Youngevity, Jane Iredale, NYX, ULTA, Pür Minerals, Mineral Essence, Everyday Minerals, Joppa Minerals, GloMinerals, Monave, Maybelline, Cover Girl, L’Oreal, Tarte, Make Up For Ever, M.A.C. and all other brands, including Bare Minerals?

Answer: They can ALL be made even better when used with the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray!

That’s because the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray lets you Love Your Minerals More™ by keeping your mineral makeup more hygienic and less prone to waste.

As the ideal beauty tool, the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray lets you do a number of fun, creative and common-sense things with your mineral makeup (or with any makeup, for that matter).

For starters, mineral makeup is messy, but the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray creates less makeup mess than those silly jar lids because you only put what you need into a well and save any “leftover” product until the next day. There’s no need to pour leftover product back into the jar (what a mess that makes)!

Here’s the rundown of tips and other ways the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray is handy:

Add ingredients into your makeup. For example, if you can’t live without tea tree oil and what it does for your complexion, use the tray to spritz just the amount you need for a day into your makeup; don’t saturate the full supply all at once. Keep the original supply fresh so you minimize the chance of bacteria forming in the jar. The same is true for zinc oxide, a key ingredient of sunscreen. Make your own sunscreen by adding this ingredient to a day’s supply of makeup, as needed, without adding it to your original supply.

Apply minerals and other types of makeup hygienically, avoiding cross-contamination with the original makeup supply. When you use the jar lid to the original makeup container every day, you’re double-dipping! The Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray allows you to put in a well only what you’ll need for a day and to wash or wipe out a well, as needed to keep things clean. If you like heavy coverage, pour out a lot and apply it; if you like light coverage, then apply less makeup and leave any “leftover” makeup from what you spilled into the tray for tomorrow – don’t put it back into the original makeup container. Suddenly, you’ll wonder how you ever applied your mineral products without a makeup palette like Minerals Mate!


Mix colors to customize or change your look. Are you one to get that deep,  bronze tan over the summer? Darken your makeup as you go without having to buy new colors! Minerals Mate is the ideal makeup tool for creating your own makeup shades – foundations, eye shadows or blushes – as your tan deepens or fades or as your tastes change. Personal ingredients can also help you manage how matte or shiny your mineral makeup can be. If you like a shiny, dewy finish, add your favorite oil-based product. Like a matte finish or want to avoid breakouts? Add your favorite oil-absorbing skin-care product to your minerals.

Want to sample different makeup products? It’s much easier with the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray! Just put the right amount of what you want to try in the Minerals Mate tray and leave the rest in the original package. That’s more fun to have later; less fuss and mineral-makeup mess now. Sampling is a great use for the tray – try it with mineral veils, shimmers, primers, pigments, powders, etc., in addition to the multitude of eye colors we all love to haul.

Save money on your expensive cosmetics by saving broken makeup pieces in a tray well. Say you broke your favorite liner for creating that perfect smoky eye. No problem; keep the broken piece(s) in a small Minerals Mate well and use a stiff makeup brush to apply it until it’s gone. The same is true for broken lipstick, or the lipstick left inside the tube you normally would toss. Save it in the Minerals Mate tray and save money by eliminating waste!

Store remaining makeup for the next application or for touch-ups during the day (great for weddings or photo shoots). Keep the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray in your car, locker, office drawer and, of course, your purse or bag for a handy application of your favorite mineral concoctions during the day or before an evening out!

When you want to wet, or “foil,” your mineral makeup, transform only the amount of mineral eye makeup you’ll use and keep the rest dry and fresh. This might be the best mineral-makeup tip yet because after minerals get wet once, they lose their wonderful foil-like luster!

Use the thumb grip of the Minerals Mate Application & Mixing Tray as a super-effective surface for washing your makeup brushes or makeup sponges, like the Beauty Blender. After applying a cleanser to your brush or sponge, run the bristles or the entire sponge over the thumb grip so you get a better handle, so to speak, on the process of removing dirt and makeup.


Minerals Mate regrets that because of exorbitant shipping costs, we no longer ship outside North America. Again, we regret this action and hope that the U.S. government will work with the U.S. Post Office to restructure shipping procedures, particularly as they relate to U.S. shipping abroad vs. China shipping to the U.S. The imbalance is simply unjust and harms small U.S. businesses.

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