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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
 
4.2

(based on 76 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective protection (54)
  • Not greasy (52)
  • Rubs in well (50)
  • UVA/UVB protection (46)
  • Non-comedogenic (31)

Cons

  • Causes rashes (5)
  • Greasy (5)
  • Doesn't rub in well (4)
  • Runs easily (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (60)
  • Beach (14)
  • Sports (9)
  • Water sports (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (44), Budget shopper (20)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 76 customers

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1.0

Dried out my face

By Queen Bee

from Missoula

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Rubs In Well

Cons

  • Causes Rashes

Best Uses

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

    I used this four four days and it dried out my face and caused a skin rash.

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Love the way it wears

    By Sarah

    from Virginia

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-comedogenic
    • Not Greasy
    • Rubs In Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

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

      In terms of wearability under makeup, this is the best physical sunscreen I've found. It goes on like smoothly and evenly and leaves me feeling dewy but not sticky. My BM mineral foundation goes on great over top. That being said, I'm sort of skeptical about it being as effective an SPF as it claims. If I were going out for a day of sport with no makeup over top, I would definitely not wear this. It says it has 23.5% zinc oxide which is SO high - even dedicated natural sunscreen brands like Badger max out at 18%. And those sunscreens are TACKY. I believe there's some protection there, but I sort of feel like they lost some credibility telling me there's so much zinc. I have a SkinCeuticals physical spf 50 which is a pretty high-quality brand and it has only 5% zinc oxide in it (6% titanium dioxide.) Similar consistency to this. I am going to trust it as everyday protection under makeup because there's nothing else I find as wearable, but I'm still going to be hyper sun-conscious. It's better than using chemical spf which has some worrisome studies out there and produces free-radicals on your skin as a by-product of the chemical reaction. That's just as bad as a little sun!

       
      5.0

      I love this product

      By Becky

      from Orange city, Florida

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective Protection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Beach

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

        I love it, and it is not greasy

         
        5.0

        Great

        By 1fit1

        from Bonita Springs FL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

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

          I am so happy to find a face primer that has 50 UAV/UVB. Perfect for Florida

           
          5.0

          Simply the BEST

          By Kizzy95

          from jax, fl

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Effective Protection
          • Feels comfortable
          • Non-comedogenic
          • Not Greasy
          • Rubs In Well
          • Soft feeling
          • Sweatproof
          • UVA/UVB Protection

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Beach
            • Daily Use
            • Sports

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

            This sunscreen is AMAZING. easy to blend, no white face. Not shinny, or oily. Perfect for alone for under makeup. Not sticky. No smell. Last all day. Easy to touch up on. I simply love this product. Sooo worth the money.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Not for me

            By Telitha Collins

            from Marshall TX

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective Protection
            • Light weighted
            • Not Greasy
            • UVA/UVB Protection

            Cons

            • A bit pricey
            • Causes Rashes
            • Clogs skin pores
            • Difficult to remove at bed time
            • Stings eyes

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

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

            I use this with my serum foundation. It is difficult to remove at bed time, even with a very good make-up remover. My return of a Bare Min. Product is extremely rare, but I won't be using this anymore. The cost is absolutely too high for the ingredients. See small lesion in the attached photo-chest area.

             
            5.0

            Great SPF50 primer

            By GtlakesAngell

            from Hart, MI

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Beach
              • Daily Use
              • Sports

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

              I love Bare Essentials and needed a new facial sunscreen. I ordered it when they were running a special and got a great deal.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great primer & sunscreen in one

              By Peaches57

              from St George Ut

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Beach
                • Daily Use
                • Sports
                • Water Sports

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

                Been using this product for over a year. Its light and adds as a face primer. The only down side is its size for the price.

                 
                5.0

                Awesome

                By Kimmy

                from CA

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective Protection
                • Not Greasy
                • Rubs In Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

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

                  Great for daily wear.

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  I'm not sure about this....

                  By Lexie

                  from Fort Worth

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Protection
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Rubs In Well

                  Cons

                  • Runs Easily

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

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

                  I'm not exactly sure ehow I feel about this product yet. I like it but definitely didn't expect it to be especially runny/watery. Seems to go on well, I tend to have oily skin and this hasn't broken me out or made my skin feel heavy. Overall I like it.

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                  • Q:

                    Is Silica the same as silicon? Does this product contain silicone?
                    Asked on 6/28/2017 by hellokitty from DC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello hellokitty,

                      Silica is not the same as silicon. Please be advised that the BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion is formulated silicone-free.

                      Answered on 6/29/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    Does this product have an expiration date? It is not listed on the box or bottle.
                    Asked on 6/19/2017 by Dee from n/a

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Dee,

                      Your BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion should include a 5-6 digit batch code on the bottle similar to a stamp. We recommend reaching out to BareMinerals directly for more information.

                      Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    Hello, I would like to know if this product is silicone-free?
                    Asked on 6/3/2017 by Jessi from Bronx, NY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Jessi,

                      The BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion is formulated silicone-free.

                      Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    Is this safe enough to use around the eye area?
                    Asked on 5/3/2017 by Chic chick from Dallas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Chic,

                      We do not recommend using the BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion around the eyes.

                      Answered on 5/4/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    can this be applied several times throughtout the day when at the beach or pool? I always reapply sunscreen often when in the sun and not wearing makeup.
                    Asked on 3/4/2017 by Donna from Chicago

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Donna,

                      We would suggest re-applying this product every 2 hours if you are in direct sunlight such as at a beach or by the pool.

                      Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    Can it be used by both males and females
                    Asked on 1/31/2017 by Kavita from New Jersey

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Kavita- the BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion would be suitable for any gender.

                      Answered on 2/1/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    HI, I have dry skin will this be good on my skin?
                    Asked on 1/15/2017 by Angie from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion is formulated for all skin types, therefore it is appropriate for dry skin.

                      Have a great day!

                      Answered on 1/17/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    I buy multiple products at a time to save on shipping. What is the shelf life of this product?
                    Asked on 11/8/2016 by Karen from Houston, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For optimal results for products containing SPF, we recommend you follow these guidelines, 3 years if unopened and 12 months if opened.

                      Answered on 1/6/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                  • Q:

                    Hi, Does this product wear well on its own without makeup? I have fair/pinkish skin tone. My skin is sensitive and I break out easily.

                    Thanks.
                    Asked on 10/7/2016 by Tiff from Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product can certainly be worn without foundation, alone, but please note that it provides no coverage. Micro-encapsulated pigments blend with your skin tone and dry to an invisible finish so you don't see white. It is formulated without oils, parabens or fragrance, so it's a smart choice for those with sensitive skin!

                      Answered on 12/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • 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
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