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BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

BareMinerals

ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Medium Beige

Item #: 2093947 Size: 0.28 oz

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bareMinerals award-winning mineral foundation gives you all the flawless coverage you want with a no-makeup look and feel that lasts up to eight hours. The creamy minerals diminish the appearance of imperfections without drying out skin. Groundbreaking formula is clinically proven to promote clearer, healthier-looking skin.

Formulated without parabens, binders, fillers, or synthetic chemicals.

Benefits:
  • Clinically proven to promote clearer, healthier-looking skin
  • Naturally luminous finish
  • Lasts for up to 8 hours
  • Features "Click, Lock, Go" sifter

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Swirl a small amount of bareMinerals Foundation in the lid until it all disappears into the brush. Tap away excess. Buff onto the skin in a circular motion.
Active: Titanium Dioxide 12.6%, Zinc Oxide 21%. Inactive: Bismuth Oxychloride, Mica, Iron Oxides, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide.

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BareMineralsORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
 
4.7

(based on 11243 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (9973)
  • Lightweight (9840)
  • Blends well (8815)
  • Goes on smoothly (8707)
  • Long-lasting (7318)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (941)
  • Doesn't stay on (643)
  • Poor coverage (258)
  • Difficult to apply (111)
  • Causes breakouts (104)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (6277)
  • Sensitive skin (5264)
  • Full coverage (4884)
  • Mature skin (3850)
  • Normal skin (3723)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5334), Brand buyer (4620), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

Reviewed by 11243 customers

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5.0

Fabulous Foundation

By Kara Lynn

from Hendersonville, TN

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Full Coverage
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    I buy Bareminerals Foundation because it has great coverage and stays on well once you know how to apply it properly. If you do not blend it well, it tends to come off. You need to get a correct brush and ask an associate how to blend.

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Laurie

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      Great for even time and keeping skin healthy

       
      5.0

      I will definitely buy this product again!

      By Jmdaub1

      from Terre Haute, IN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting
      • Matte Finish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Full Coverage
        • Mature Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        I Love the feel of this mineral make up. It's light and airy, Your skin can breathe. It's nothing like liquid foundation. Thank goodness!!!

         
        5.0

        I love Bare Minerals, have used it for years

        By Katy

        from Terrell, TX

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Matte Finish
        • Noncomodegenic

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage
          • Mature Skin
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          Love it!

           
          5.0

          Best coversge

          By Darlene

          from Wis

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Matte Finish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mature Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            Light but covers nicely

             
            5.0

            I would buy again

            By Sherry

            from Oklahoma City

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              I have always loved bare minerals and so glad that you have it in stock.

               
              5.0

              This stuff is freaking amazing

              By Girl with the giant pores

              from Ky

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Matte Finish
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                • Full Coverage
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                i have huge pores. My main issue was makeup going into my pores and making them looking even worse. Nothing hid them. Only accenuated them. I wanted a smooth and flawfless finish. I tried every thing from expensive to cheap. Nothing worked. I got a sample of this from ulta and tried it. I used this as a finishing powder on top of primer and bareminerals bareskin foundation. I fell in love. I immediately went out and bought it. I got the smooth and flawless finish i have been looking for. It's longlasting. And keeps oily skin looking matte and beautiful:) ladies...and possibly gents...if you have giant pores or fine lines this is for you!! This was a total game changer in my makeup routine. It's a little pricey...but totally worth it. And a little bit goes a long way.

                 
                4.0

                The best coverage

                By Alichom

                from Wilmington

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Noncomodegenic

                Cons

                • Difficult To Apply

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Full Coverage
                • Mature Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                I try other foundations but always come back to Bare Minerals because it has the best coverage and I don't worry even if I fall asleep in it

                 
                5.0

                Been using for over 15 years

                By Rebecca

                from Phoenix az

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Noncomodegenic

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Light To Medium Coverage
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                  Excellent product

                   
                  5.0

                  Love love love

                  By Chris

                  from Loveland Co.

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Matte Finish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                    • Full Coverage

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I use it every day.

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                    227 Questions | 227 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Is this product tested on animals?????
                      Asked on 9/30/2016 by Suze from West Branch, Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        No, none of our bareMinerals products are tested on animals.

                        Answered on 10/4/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Right now I'm using a medium tan shade but sometimes I feel like it's a different color that my neck and isn't my exact shade. I'm looking to go maybe one shade lighter. What would you recommend?
                      Asked on 9/26/2016 by Jessica from Estero, FL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We'd suggest trying Medium Beige!

                        Answered on 10/4/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Is this the 0.28 oz size?
                      Asked on 9/16/2016 by pj from Huntsville

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes!

                        Answered on 9/16/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      HI I am wondering how does this original foundation compare to the bare minerals barepro performance wear foundation. I have been using a product similar to mineral powder foundation but wondering if I would like the bare pro better. Trying to compare. Thank you
                      Asked on 7/31/2016 by Katie from Fort Worth Tx

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! The Original Foundation is a loose mineral formula, while the barePRO foundation is a pressed formula, both have build-able coverage based on how much you apply. It comes down to what type of a foundation formula you prefer, loose or pressed :)

                        Answered on 8/16/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Does this foundation cause flashback? I don't want to look like a ghost
                      Asked on 7/28/2016 by Carina from Gurnee, IL

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The Original Foundation performs beautifully in flash photography.

                        Answered on 7/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      If I am currently using Bareminerals Bareskin in the shade Linen, what shade do you suggest that would be a good comparison too it?
                      Asked on 7/23/2016 by Lilly from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We always recommend stopping by your local Ulta Beauty store to get professionally shade matched for the best results!

                        Answered on 7/26/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      What face powder color corresponds to the old "medium C25"?
                      Asked on 7/6/2016 by Jody from Medford, OR

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We always recommend stopping by your local Ulta Beauty store to get professionally shade matched for the best results!

                        Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I have fine blonde hair on my face and do not wax. How do you keep it from settling on the hairs instead of your face?
                      Asked on 7/1/2016 by Carol from Ft. Worth, Texas

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We suggest using a daily moisturizer or a primer before applying your Original Foundation, this may help with that!

                        Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      How often should you replace your bare minerals foundation? Does it go "bad"?
                      Asked on 6/22/2016 by Makeuplover from New York

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! It all depends on how often you use it and at what rate. It doesn't "go bad", however we would recommend replacing it after a year if it hasn't been used up.

                        Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Is this a light coverage foundation? Is it also okay for dry skin?
                      Asked on 6/21/2016 by AleahhBirdd from Rochester

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! Original foundation can be layered to be as light or heavy as you would like! We recommend consulting a dermatologist for any skin concerns.

                        Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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