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BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

BareMinerals

ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Light 08 (light skin with golden undertones)

Item #: 5081179 Size: 0.28 oz

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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.

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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.

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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BareMineralsORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
 
4.7

(based on 11529 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (10237)
  • Lightweight (10096)
  • Blends well (9062)
  • Goes on smoothly (8946)
  • Long-lasting (7513)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (956)
  • Doesn't stay on (653)
  • Poor coverage (263)
  • Difficult to apply (114)
  • Causes breakouts (104)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (6452)
  • Sensitive skin (5397)
  • Full coverage (5027)
  • Mature skin (3959)
  • Normal skin (3828)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5472), Brand buyer (4746), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

Reviewed by 11529 customers

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4.0

Love!!!!

By Manda

from Indiana

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    Love it! Probably better for oily skin but I love how lightweight it is and how fast I can put it on.

     
    5.0

    Wonderful Foundation*NOT THE NEW COLOR!

    By Mandy

    from Seattle, WA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Lightweight
    • Matte Finish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Mature Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      I was very eager to try a new color in Bare Minerals Original, I guess it's the ivory. I'm very very fair and have vitiligo, so I need excellent coverage. I'm also 58, which means I need something that won't be cakey or glob into pores.

      Bare Minerals original is my go-to when I need to look my best. It is a tiny bit more work than an all in one foundation, so I don't wear it every day. If you have time its worth the extra effort! Covers beautifully.

       
      5.0

      Great Product!

      By BM

      from Michigan

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        Great Buildable Coverage. Lightweight Feel. Looks Very Natural.

         
        5.0

        Definitely!!!! I have used it for years. The best coverage!

        By Flossie

        from SC

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Mature Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          Love it!

           
          5.0

          Have used this product for years. Great product !

          By Honeybear

          from Exeter Ca

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          I use this product with tinted mineral veil for full coverage and a light color

           
          5.0

          Been buying for years. Love this foundation!

          By Becky

          from Colorado

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Normal Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            I use this product almost every day. Even my daughters love it!

             
            4.0

            I will buy this product again.

            By Darkus

            from Sundown Texas

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Mature Skin
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              I use this daily.

               
              5.0

              Still the best!

              By DMS

              from Laguna

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                Still the best... have tried a hundred other foundations, ( seriously), and if you take the time to find the exact correct match for your skin tone, there is nothing that compares for a see through, natural enhancing beauty of Bare Minerals. I always circle back to this, it's the best!

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By N/a

                from Brandon Ms.

                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:

                  Love it

                   
                  5.0

                  Still my fave after all these years!

                  By Gwennie Girl

                  from Acadiana

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Full Coverage
                    • Mature Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I have tried other brands but they did not cover as well. Also, I like the SPF of this product. I prefer this to the liquid foundation.

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                    248 Questions | 248 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      I use Bare Minerals Original C25 Medium. What color am I now that this is no longer an option?
                      Asked on 2/10/2017 by Carol from Cary, NC

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I have a large dark birthmark on my face that I'm looking to cover up would you recommend this product?
                      Asked on 2/5/2017 by Makeupaddict101 from New Hartford ny

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Makeupaddict101,

                        We would not suggest this to cover large birthmarks as the coverage is light to medium. Although build-able, we would suggest using a full coverage foundation instead, or a concealer for your birthmark underneath this foundation if you are trying to cover it.

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

                      what brush works best for applying this makeup?
                      Asked on 2/4/2017 by haley from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Haley,

                        We suggest using the Beautiful Finish Brush or the Full Flawless Face Brush for applying the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

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

                      I have always used a loose powder over my makeup. Now that I have switched to ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 I'm not sure if I should still do this.
                      Asked on 2/2/2017 by WhydoIneedanickname

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello WhydoIneedanickname,

                        A loose powder is not necessary to use with the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                        Answered on 2/3/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I've been using MAC foundation for years but am eager to try this. I wear a NW20. What color would you recommend?
                      Asked on 1/29/2017 by Erin from Redding, CA

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I used N20 in the past, what is that shade called now? Thanks!
                      Asked on 1/28/2017 by Fair Felicia from Pa

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      when you say the original foundation has a soft luminous finish does that mean it has sparkles or shimmer ?
                      Asked on 1/27/2017 by maemae from richland, ms

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 does not contain sparkles or shimmer. By soft luminosity, it means that certain minerals in this item reflect light which would appear as luminous once applied to the skin.

                        Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Can I use a cream blush over this powder foundation? Or is it compatible only with powder blush?
                      Asked on 1/22/2017 by Debra from Maryland

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Debra,

                        It is possible to use a cream blush with the ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15. We suggest stippling the blush on lightly and gradually working the rogue into the apples of your cheeks and towards your temples for the best look possible.

                        Answered on 1/23/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Is this original foundation non comedogenic? I have very sensitive, acne prone, and oily skin. Unfortunately I can't use anything that isn't. Also could you tell me is the gel tinted moisturizer? I was thinking of getting that also for days off so I'm not always wearing full makeup.
                      Asked on 1/18/2017 by Sara from Manistee MI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        All bareMinerals® foundations, and facial moisturizers are tested to insure that they have no potential for comedogenicity. Also, we think you are referring to our Complexion Rescue™ Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream, if so, it is tinted moisturizer, but also so much more! It's packed with powerful SPF 30 and a tasteful tint of hydrating foundation, this gel cream is blessed with the benefits of our marvelous mineral makeup with marine botanicals and mineral electrolytes that hydrate and boost your skin's natural beauty.

                        Answered on 1/18/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Does this makeup expire?
                      Asked on 1/16/2017 by moonflower87 from El Paso

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We suggest you adhere to an expiration date of 3 years from the moment you open the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                        Have a great day!

                        Answered on 1/17/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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