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BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

BareMinerals

ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

0.28 oz Item 5081179

Color:Light 08 (light skin w/ warm undertones)

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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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BareMineralsORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
 
4.7

(based on 12186 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (10801)
  • Lightweight (10668)
  • Blends well (9598)
  • Goes on smoothly (9474)
  • Long-lasting (7964)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (1012)
  • Doesn't stay on (698)
  • Poor coverage (291)
  • Difficult to apply (131)
  • Causes breakouts (114)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (6866)
  • Sensitive skin (5664)
  • Full coverage (5304)
  • Mature skin (4170)
  • Normal skin (4051)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5757), Brand buyer (5064), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)

Reviewed by 12186 customers

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By bev1246

from Pleasant Grove, AL

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
    • Mature Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    I like it because it is easy to apply and fast.

     
    5.0

    used it for years .loved it .covers well .came back in LOVE

    By jojo loves golden ivory 7

    from baton rouge louisiana

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Matte Finish
    • Noncomodegenic
    • really good for your skin. problem skin loves it

    Cons

    • none of the above. just the opposite

    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:

    tried others liked them for a while and then I started having trouble. went back after about a year and there I was with my perfect face back.

     
    5.0

    I love it!!!

    By Sue

    from Las vegas

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      I've been using it for years...

       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By Rachel

      from D.C.

      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:

        Easy to use, good light coverage.

         
        5.0

        Bare Minerals Original Foundation

        By Barb

        from Waldoboro, Maine

        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

          • 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 have been using Bare Minerals Foundation for years now; I have used other brands in between but I keep coming back to Bare Minerals. It maybe a little pricier than some others but you don't need as much and it lasts for a long time. It somehow improves your complexion and I am at that age where wrinkles are starting to show up and it doesn't looked caked on.

           
          5.0

          New color for me but loyal to the line

          By Shells

          from Yonkers, MY

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Doesn't Stay On
          • Too Greasy

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage
          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          I recently visited the magic skin IQ feature at a well known chain and learned that it suggested a different shade for me then I was historically purchasing. So I have been trying this new shade for almost a month now. Love the line but sometimes I look a little greasy so I decided to give the matte line a try. My acne prone skin agrees with this line and reminds me every time I try crossing to a different brand.

           
          5.0

          Yes I would buy this product again I Love it

          By Jean

          from Lagrange IN

          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

            • 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:

            Looks very nice on your face

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Reen

            from Colonia, NJ

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Full Coverage
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              Love the product

               
              5.0

              I love Bare Minerals. I would buy this again and again.

              By Pattie kaye

              from Baton Rouge LA

              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
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                I use it everyday. It's good for light coverage to full coverage.

                 
                4.0

                Good product

                By Chrissy

                from Oakland CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                This product is good. If your the type of person that like a natural look this is a great loweser foundation. It needs to be reapplied through the day.

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                • Q:

                  I use Complexion Rescue in Wheat. What color original foundation do you recommend? I haven't used the original foundation in several years and there are more options now.
                  Asked on 12/6/2017 by Momof2boys from Pewaukee, WI

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Will this foundation work for really dry skin? I know it says it works for all skin types, but I am hesitant to purchase it because the idea of applying powder foundation to dry skin will make the skin look worse.
                  Asked on 12/2/2017 by LizaM from SC

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is this okay to use over cream products?
                  Asked on 11/28/2017 by Phoebe from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Phoebe,

                    The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 can be used over cream products.

                    Answered on 11/29/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  Is there talc in bare minerals original foundation broad spectrum software 15
                  Asked on 11/25/2017 by Lee from Newberry south carolina

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Lee,

                    The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 does not contain talc. We recommend viewing the ingredients list on this product's page for more information.

                    Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  Currently using bare minerals original loose powder in Light W15. Can you tell me the equivalent to it because can't find that exact color. And also would like to know equivalent for Light W15 in barepro pressed powder. Thank you!
                  Asked on 11/17/2017 by YJL from El Paso, Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello YJL,,

                    If you had previously used shade Light W15, you would now use Light 08 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15. Our recommendation for you in the barePRO pressed powder would be Golden Ivory 08.

                    Answered on 11/20/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  I started using Barepro, and it's the only liquid foundation I have ever used/ liked, and I was wondering if I could use this over the Barepro? I was also wondering if this controls oil at all?
                  Asked on 11/15/2017 by HeatherB from Missouri

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello HeatherB,

                    It is possible to use the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 over your foundation, but please note that this is also considered a foundation. We recommend using the Bare Minerals Mineral Veil or the BareMinerals bareSkin Perfecting Veil for oil control and also to set your makeup.

                    Answered on 11/16/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  This product contains bismuth oxychloride. Will this cause clogged pores and acne?
                  Asked on 11/15/2017 by anne from California

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello anne,

                    The BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is non-comedogenic.

                    Answered on 11/16/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  I have been wearing Fairly Medium but now that it is fall and my skin is getting lighter I think it is too dark, especially compared to the skin on my neck. What lighter shade do you recommend?
                  Asked on 11/15/2017 by Misse from NC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Misse,

                    A shade lighter in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 would be Fair 01.

                    Answered on 11/16/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  I use C30 medium tan what is the equivalent now?
                  Asked on 11/14/2017 by mana from windermere, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello mana,

                    We recommend using shade Medium Tan 18 in the BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.

                    Answered on 11/15/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                • Q:

                  I haven't purchased bare minerals in a while. What shade is equivalent to the old N40? I think it was medium dark.
                  Asked on 11/13/2017 by Nicki J from Jackson, MS

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Nicki J,

                    If you had previously used shade N40, you would now use Medium Dark 23.

                    Answered on 11/13/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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