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BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

BareMinerals

ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Medium Beige 12 (light to medium skin w/ neutral undertones)

Item #: 2093947 Size: 0.28 oz

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bareMinerals Original Foundation is the #1 U.S. Prestige Loose Powder Foundation*

*Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Department Specialty, Dollar & Unit Sales, Annual 2016

With just five pure ingredients, bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation delivers flawless coverage and the creamy minerals are clinically proven to improve the appearance of skin over time. It looks like a powder, feels like a cream, and buffs on like silk, giving skin a natural luminosity while feeling as if you are not wearing any makeup at all.

Benefits:
  • Clinically proven to promote clearer, healthier-looking skin.
  • Provides buildable, complete coverage.
  • Free of preservatives, talc, oil, waxes, fragrances, and other chemicals that can irritate skin and cause breakouts.
  • Free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.
  • Pure enough to sleep in, made with 5 mineral ingredients. Non-acnegenic, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic. Formulated without binders, fillers or synthetic chemicals.

Click here to find your perfect bareMinerals Original shade!

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.

Pair with the Beautiful Finish Brush, which is designed with a skirted silhouette that fits perfectly into the ORIGINAL and MATTE Foundation lids to help capture (and contain) every mineral.
Active: Titanium Dioxide 12.6%, Zinc Oxide 21%. Inactive: Bismuth Oxychloride, Mica, Iron Oxides, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide.

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Product Reviews

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BareMineralsORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
 
4.7

(based on 12064 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (10699)
  • Lightweight (10560)
  • Blends well (9502)
  • Goes on smoothly (9380)
  • Long-lasting (7883)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (1002)
  • Doesn't stay on (690)
  • Poor coverage (288)
  • Difficult to apply (130)
  • Causes breakouts (114)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (6786)
  • Sensitive skin (5620)
  • Full coverage (5265)
  • Mature skin (4132)
  • Normal skin (4004)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5714), Brand buyer (4992), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)

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5.0

Love it - fills in blemishes and lines

By Beth

from Arlington Heights, IL

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

    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Mature Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    I use only in spots where needed. I blend on blemishes or age spots and it works really well. With tanning color, I went one color up and will blend with the one color down powder to get a nice even mix.

     
    5.0

    Hands down BEST foundation

    By Katelynn

    from Chattanooga, TN

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    Great everyday makeup! I always get complimented on how well my foundation looks

     
    1.0

    Skip this and go for BarePro

    By Cc

    from Waterford, mi

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Aging
      • Drying
      • Heavy
      • Messy
      • Pricey / Poor Value

      Best Uses

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        Horrible. Accentuates everything you're trying to cover, will make you look old, will make your skin feel dry and tight. The BarePro is much better.

         
        5.0

        My #1

        By Marisa M

        from Reno, NV

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          I've been using this foundation for 10 years and it's the best! I have extremely sensitive skin and it doesn't give me any problems. I live this stuff!

           
          5.0

          Bare Minerals is my fav!!

          By Jacki

          from Layton, Utah

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              I love bare minerals. Its the only makeup I use. Its amazing!

               
              5.0

              Finally a shade for fair skin!

              By Stephi

              from Dayton, OH

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Full Coverage

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                I'm very pale, but this shade is a perfect match! I'm so happy to have finally found a shade that matches my skin!!

                 
                5.0

                Awesome product

                By Sheena

                from Illinois

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Light To Medium Coverage

                  Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                  I love this product

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this

                  By Kb

                  from North attleboro

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Light To Medium Coverage

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I was introduced to bare minerals a few years ago and love it. I used to wear liquid makeup but it looks caked on. This powder provides the same coverage w a more natural look and its lightweight.

                     
                    4.0

                    I do like this product a lot but feel I need more coverage.

                    By Dianna

                    from Bryant, AR

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                    • Poor Coverage

                    Best Uses

                    • Light To Medium Coverage

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I really like this product but feel that I need a little more coverage than it provides.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this foundation!

                    By Sports Mom

                    from Ft. Worth, Texas

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Mature Skin

                      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                      this has been my foundation of choice for over 10 years!

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                      298 Questions | 298 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Trying to find C20 Bare Minerals Foundation. Did the numbers change? If so, what would I order? Thank you
                        Asked on 6/30/2017 by tkorenek from richmond

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello tkorenek,

                          If you had previously used shade C20 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15, we recommend using shade Fairly Medium 05.

                          Answered on 7/4/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I am pretty fair/light with yellow undertones.. Most of my foundations are for Yellow Base, But I have no clue what shade to buy in this! I have tried Fair and Fairly Light both of which were way too Pink for my skin... I currently use Make-Up Forever in Shade Y215 which matched perfectly, but I prefer to wear powder foundation in the summer... Any suggestions for shade?
                        Asked on 6/29/2017 by Beth from Kentucky

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Beth,

                          We would suggest trying shade Golden Fair 04 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                          Answered on 7/4/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Hi I am interested in finding a new foundation and thinking of Bareminerals. I want something that will cover but not cakey or powdery looking. Something natural. Is this the foundation you think I could try or something else? Thank You
                        Asked on 6/26/2017 by kim from VA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello kim,

                          The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 would be a great option for you as its benefits cover the points you have noted. Please be aware that BareMinerals does not claim to be 100% natural. Ingredients can be found on the product page. We also invite you to use our shade finder to find your best match: http://www.ulta.com/shade-finders/bareminerals-original-foundation-finder/

                          Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between the original & matte foundation? Is one better suited for drier skin vs. oily skin?
                        Asked on 6/22/2017 by Lynn from New Castle, IN

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Lynn,

                          The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 and Matte foundations differ slightly in ingredients which are listed in the details of each item. In addition, the Original foundation provides a slightly luminous finish while the Matte foundation provides a Matte finish.

                          Answered on 6/23/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I use complexion rescue bamboo. What color in this?
                        Asked on 6/14/2017 by Sesh from Atlanta,ga

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Sesh,

                          We recommend trying shade Neutral Ivory 06 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                          Answered on 6/14/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I'm using bare minerals pro in toffee 19, what color would you recommend in the original mineral powder?
                        Asked on 6/3/2017 by Makeupgrl from California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Makeupgrl,

                          Depending on your undertones, we recommend trying either shade Medium Tan 18 or Golden Tan 20. Medium Tan 18 is intended for tan skin with neutral to cool undertones while Golden Tan 20 is intended for tan skin with neutral to golden undertones.

                          Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Does this foundation help cover light sun spots on the face? If not, can you recommend a different product that does?
                        Asked on 6/1/2017 by Jen from Moxee, WA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Jen,

                          The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 provides build able coverage and should help cover light sun spots.

                          Answered on 6/2/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Hi what's the difference between the original and matte powder? I've been using bare minerals for years and I don't think I ever paid attention to which one I get : )
                        Asked on 6/1/2017 by Glenda from California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Glenda,

                          The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 and Matte foundations differ slightly in ingredients which are listed in the details of each item. In addition, the Original foundation provides a slightly luminous finish while the Matte foundation provides a Matte finish.

                          Answered on 6/1/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I use to use the READY Foundation broad spectrum SPF 20 in R330. What color would you recommend I use with the Original foundation?
                        Asked on 5/23/2017 by NS from Chino hills, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello NS,

                          We recommend trying Tan Nude 17 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                          Answered on 5/24/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I have used Fairly Light Original formula for years! It is perfect, however the new formula is too dark. What shade do I order now?
                        Asked on 5/18/2017 by Melia from St Petersburg, FL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Melia,

                          If you are finding that Fairly Light is too dark, we recommend trying shade Fair Ivory 02 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                          Answered on 5/22/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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