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BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion

BareMinerals

Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion

Item #: 2302666 Size: 1.35 oz

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Protects and preps skin for a flawless makeup application in one easy step. This mineral-based sunscreen is formulated with antioxidants to help protect against environmental stressors, while UVA/UVB filters help protect against the damaging effects of the sun. Unique color-adapting micro-encapsulated pigments blend beautifully with your skin tone, transforming into an invisible finish. Skin is left feeling smooth, protected and perfectly prepped for foundation.

Benefits:
  • Micro-encapsulated pigments blend with your skin tone and dry to an invisible finish so you don't see white
  • Skin conditioners leave skin feeling smooth and prepped for a flawless makeup application
  • Non-comedogenic
  • Formulated for all skin types
  • Formulated without oils, parabens or fragrance
Use alone or with foundation.
Active: Titanium dioxide 4.1%, Zinc oxide 23.8% Sunscreen. Inactive: Coconut Alkanes, Caprylyl Caprylate/Caprate, Water, Squalane, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer, Polyglyceryl-2 Diisostearate, Silica, Glycerin, Propanediol, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Isostearic Acid, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Gentiana Urnula Flower Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract, Butylene Glycol, Magnesium Hydroxide, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Polyester-1, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Disodium Phosphate, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides.

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BareMineralsPrep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion
 
4.3

(based on 41 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective protection (26)
  • Not greasy (26)
  • UVA/UVB protection (24)
  • Rubs in well (23)
  • Non-comedogenic (13)

Cons

  • Greasy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (33)
  • Beach (6)
  • Sports (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (23), Budget shopper (10)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 41 customers

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3.0

I wanted this to be perfect

By Annie Bananie

from Raleigh, NC

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective Protection
  • UVA/UVB Protection

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

      I really wanted to like this. I thought it would be great to have a primer and serious sunscreen in one product. However, it managed to dry out my combination skin badly in 4 days, while at the same time making it appear shiny. On the plus side, it had no fragrance and it didn't irritate my sensitive skin.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      On my 2nd Bottle - Used Daily Before Foundation

      By M. Yee

      from Fremont, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Effective Protection
      • Non-comedogenic
      • Not Greasy
      • Rubs In Well
      • UVA/UVB Protection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Before Foundation
        • Daily Use

        Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

        I use this daily before applying foundation to my face. I like it because it's SPF 50, applies very smoothly, absorbs very well and doesn't leave any white residue like some sunscreens.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very good product

        By Amanda

        from PA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective Protection
        • No white cast
        • Rubs In Well
        • UVA/UVB Protection

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

          Very good mineral sunscreen. Lightweight, no white cast. Not a bunch of silicones in it. I have normal to dry skin and I love it.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This is great product to protect your skin.

          By Thirst

          from Davenport

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective Protection
          • Non-comedogenic
          • Not Greasy
          • Rubs In Well
          • UVA/UVB Protection

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

            Great to wear under make up or by its self.

             
            3.0

            It's just ok

            By Nnnnn

            from Modesto Ca

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Greasy or Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

              This product is very runny. Has a mild grit to it as well. No likey

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love

              By Deb

              from Anderson,in.

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective Protection
              • Non-comedogenic
              • Not Greasy
              • Rubs In Well
              • UVA/UVB Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

                Makeup primer...

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                LOoOoOve this!

                By Tania

                from Corpus Christi, TX

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective Protection
                • Not Greasy
                • Rubs In Well
                • UVA/UVB Protection

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

                  I thought since this product has a high UV protection number that it would feel heavy on my face. IT DOESN'T! It's very light weight and it makes my foundation go on so smooth! I never leave the house without this on! Definitely purchasing again!

                   
                  4.0

                  Light comfortable protectionn

                  By RubyJewel

                  from Southern UT

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Protection
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Sweatproof

                  Cons

                  • Runs Easily

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

                  Just started using. Easy to wear.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product. Lightweight.

                  By Z

                  from San Francisco

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Not Greasy
                  • Rubs In Well
                  • Sweatproof
                  • UVA/UVB Protection

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

                    Love it.

                     
                    1.0

                    Not for Sensitive Skin that Reacts to Sunscreen

                    By Essie

                    from New Jersey

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Not Greasy

                    Cons

                    • Causes Rashes
                    • Irritates Skin - Itchiness

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion:

                      I received a promotion sample bag that had this product in it from the Bare Escentuals boutique right before this came out. It applies so smoothly. Doesn't feel like typical sunscreen - no stickiness, no thickness, no grease. The finish feels like primer. I normally don't use sunscreen, so I used this once, loved it so much that when the product launched I bought it immediately. Then I continued to use my sample bottle (before opening the beautiful new big packaging) and my face itched like crazy. I tried it with primer, without primer (thinking I was doubling on primer since it had primer-like finish) and I still itched. I had to stop using everything including moisturizer and applied cortizone cream on my face. Waited about a week and tried again. As soon as I put this sunscreen on... itch, allergy rash bumps... My skin was reacting to some sunscreen ingredient / chemical reaction when sunscreen hits light again. My new and untouched sunscreen box had to be returned. I do not recommend this for people with sunscreen sensitivity. But if you are normally okay with sunscreen, it's worth a try. It's really smooth (though that always makes me wonder how much sun protection such a thin layer can provide) and easy to apply.

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                      7 Questions | 7 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Is this product gluten free?
                        Asked on 9/22/2016 by Kelli from Evansville, WY

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes it is! :)

                          Answered on 10/4/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        How hard is this to remove at the end of the day? What type of cleanser is recommended? Thanks.
                        Asked on 8/7/2016 by Murph

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We'd recommend using one of our newly formulate cleaners to remove our Prep Step Lotion. Depending on your skin type you have a few options, however the Oil Obsessed Total Cleansing Oil may be the best to try! It will leave your skin feeling soft and revitalized! (Item #: 2296214 on Ulta.com)

                          Answered on 8/30/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        How many ounces of product do you get? Thank you!
                        Asked on 7/4/2016 by Aliya Georgia from Eastern Washington

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          1.35 oz

                          Answered on 7/11/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Hello, I am allergic to all chemical sunscreens. I understand that the physical sunscreens are the active ingredients ( zinc oxide, titanium dioxide). However, I am always looking for a gooder sunscreen that can be worn under makeup that I am not allergic to. Does this fit the bill? Thanks!
                        Asked on 6/21/2016 by Bre from Dallas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! We recommend consulting your dermatologist when introducing any new product into your regime.

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

                        My skin is very oily. Would this work well for my skin type?
                        Asked on 6/17/2016 by Julie from Wichita, KS

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! We suggest stopping by your local Ulta Beauty store and consulting one of their beauty experts or consulting your dermatologist!

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

                        Is this meant to take the place of a moisturizer? It almost sounds like a primer or serum. If I wanted to use a moisturizer with it, which goes first? Prep step then moisturizer or moisturizer then prep step?
                        Asked on 4/28/2016 by kyledawn from whitefish, mt

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! Our new Prep Step Mineral Shield is meant to be used with your moisturizer and should be applied second! First moisturize, then Prep Step and even throw in one of our new Prime Time Foundation Primers to go along with it( Try out Item #: 2302661)

                          Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        is it OK for sensitive skin?
                        Asked on 4/17/2016 by sami from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion features a non-chemical formula ideal for all skin types, even sensitive skin!

                          Answered on 4/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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