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BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

BareMinerals

ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

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Item #: 5081179 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 11232 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (9963)
  • Lightweight (9830)
  • Blends well (8805)
  • Goes on smoothly (8698)
  • Long-lasting (7309)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (941)
  • Doesn't stay on (643)
  • Poor coverage (258)
  • Difficult to apply (110)
  • Causes breakouts (104)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (6272)
  • Sensitive skin (5257)
  • Full coverage (4876)
  • Mature skin (3845)
  • Normal skin (3721)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5327), Brand buyer (4616), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

Reviewed by 11232 customers

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5.0

awazing

By none

from Altamonte Springs fl

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

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:

    amazing. amazing. amazing.

     
    5.0

    Still Love Bare Minerals!

    By Lynn

    from Alburtis, PA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • too pricey

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    I choose Bare Minerals for their powder foundation because it's a good quality product and because it's CRUELTY FREE, which is a MUST for all the products I buy. My only complaint is that I think their price is a bit high, as all of the "prestige cosmetic" companies are.

     
    5.0

    I have been buying this for several years - love it!

    By Debbie pizza mom

    from Lexington, KY

    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

      • Dry Skin
      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Mature Skin

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      I use this daily

       
      4.0

      THE ONLY FOUNDATION I USE

      By alexis

      from eugene, oregon

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        I like this product because it works so well with my oily skin. I am also somewhat acne prone. I start by applying Benefit's Porefessional primer with a sponge, then apply this powder with a soft kabuki brush. I find that by going over my skin with it a few times I can achieve a high level of coverage. Using this product instead of other powders leads to fewer skin troubles in my experience. It is also easy to reapply or touch up and blend blush into.

         
        5.0

        Bare Mineral basics

        By LZ

        from Michigan

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          Love the coverage - can build to be heavier if needed.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love this foundation

          By Makeup Mommy

          from RI

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            Love this for everyday. Light weight, easy to apply, great for my sensitive skin.

             
            1.0

            Ughh! Never again! Can't return.

            By CC

            from Waterford mi

            Pros

              Cons

              • Pricey / Poor Value

              Best Uses

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                Disgusting results! Made me age instantly! Dried out my skin, made pores look huge, gave me lines I never had before, very cakey. How the heck does this stuff sell? How can anybody possibly like it? This is the worst foundation I have ever tried! To add further insult, I can't return it!

                 
                5.0

                I love my new color

                By sparkle

                from San Antonio

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                  I used this product as a face powder

                   
                  4.0

                  Seems to be a good foundation for me . . .

                  By Emmalini

                  from Melbourne, Florida

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Light To Medium Coverage

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    This is the first time that I've used a BareMinerals powder foundation. I'm not a big foundation user, so this is new territory for me. The sales associate at Ulta was very helpful and did a good color match on me. I purchased Fair Medium in the original formula. I've only used this product once, but found it to go on smoothly and evenly. The resulting look was not cakey or one of too much makeup. I can see though that this product would be easily buildable for those who want more coverage than I do. So far, I'm happy with my purchase.

                     
                    5.0

                    My go to!

                    By Sushatch

                    from Houston, Texas

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Good Pigmentation
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Light To Medium Coverage
                      • Mature Skin
                      • Normal Skin

                      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                      I am in my late 40's and live in a very humid climate. This make up stands up to the test of time. I have tried other foundations and always come back to this one!

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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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