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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 11013 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (9774)
  • Lightweight (9632)
  • Blends well (8627)
  • Goes on smoothly (8524)
  • Long-lasting (7160)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (925)
  • Doesn't stay on (637)
  • Poor coverage (254)
  • Difficult to apply (109)
  • Causes breakouts (103)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (6130)
  • Sensitive skin (5176)
  • Full coverage (4793)
  • Mature skin (3796)
  • Normal skin (3663)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5236), Brand buyer (4508), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (5955), Fair (4606), Deep (164)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

Reviewed by 11013 customers

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5.0

Makes me look younger

By Wendy

from Concord, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      This evens my skin tone better than any other. It looks natural. I ran out over the summer and was trying to save time and money by using a different brand. I finally got tired of it and came back for my Bare Minerals. By the next day I was getting compliments on how young I look!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      I will continue to by this product for years!

      By Desiree

      from Colorado Springs, CO

      About Me Budget 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
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        I love this foundation! I have been using it for many years. I will continue to buy it for many more. The coverage works perfect for me.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        most likely will buy again.

        By Karli

        from MN

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Causes Breakouts
        • Doesn't Stay On
        • Poor Coverage

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        This was the very first foundation I ever bought. it is easy to apply and evens out my skin tone. It gives off a very natural finish. what i dont like about this product is that i have very sensitive skin, sometimes the day after i use this i have minor breakouts. also, this product isnt the best and covering redness, i would suggest putting on a little bit of concealer to red spots before applying this. other wise, i really like this product.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        I have repeatedly bought this product.

        By Cindy

        from Wichita

        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
          • Mature Skin
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          Super easy to use.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          I went back to this product and love it!

          By Bonbon

          from Phoenix, AZ

          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

            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Mature Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            Came back to Bare Minerals after trying a few other foundations. Glad I did!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            Yes I would buy this product again.

            By Cindy

            from Fort Worth

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              Use this product on my face. I like it for the coverage, how easy it goes on and how you use a brush to apply it.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Love It

              By MMN

              from Central Texas

              About Me Brand 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

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                Have used this product for several years! Love it Love it!!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                I use this product exclusively.

                By Marjie

                from Collinsville

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I use it all the time. Completely satisfied with it.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love it

                    By Nessa

                    from Sacramento

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Pricey / Poor Value

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                    • Full Coverage

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I love the way it blends into my skin so well. Only downfall is it's really expensive to keep up with, but when I can afford it, it's great!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again

                    By Amy hogan

                    from Georgetown, KY

                    About Me Brand 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

                      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                      I love how it goes on smoothly and people can't tell that you are wearing make up. I just wish it would cover my acne better

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium

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                      225 Questions | 225 Answers
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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        I currently use the Original Foundation in Light and wish to go one shade darker but I don't want any pink or rose pigment in the color. What color should I chose.
                        Asked on 6/15/2016 by Rebecca from Eatonville, WA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! We highly recommend visiting your local Ulta Beauty store to get professionally shade matched for the best results!

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

                        To achieve a smooth flawless finish, which brush is recommended?
                        Asked on 6/13/2016 by makeupbyjackie from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! We would recommend trying our Beautiful Finish Brush (Item #: 2286892 on ulta.com).

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