Know Your Ingredients: Boron Nitride

by Gio


What it is
Boron Nitride is a white powder made with boron and nitrogen.

What it does
Boron Nitride can absorb excess oil from your skin.

Side effects
Although Boron Nitride is generally considered safe, it can cause irritations in some people.


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Dao May 16, 2010 - 12:16 am

Boron nitride makes everything so smooth. Boron as an element is inert. When a mineral foundation has boron nitride, it tends to flow a lot better. Depending on the size, it can even glow.

beautifulwithbrains May 21, 2010 - 4:29 pm

Dao, thanks for sharing. It’s a nice ingredient to have in your makeup to make application smoother and it doesn’t have any major side effects either. 🙂


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