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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 52 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective protection (34)
  • Not greasy (33)
  • UVA/UVB protection (32)
  • Rubs in well (31)
  • Non-comedogenic (19)

Cons

  • Doesn't rub in well (3)
  • Greasy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (40)
  • Beach (9)
  • Sports (5)
  • Water sports (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Budget shopper (13)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 52 customers

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1.0

I wanted to like it!

By Pamela

from Waterloo, IL

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • UVA/UVB Protection

Cons

  • Causes Rashes
  • Doesn't rub in well

Best Uses

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

    I found this to be drying, ball up and sting my face. I will try another brand.

     
    5.0

    Love this sun screen and doesn't burn my eyes like most do.

    By Jaguar Jane

    from St Augustine, Fl

    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
      • Water Sports

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

      Use it daily under my makeup.

       
      5.0

      Love! Love! Love!

      By TC

      from Chicago

      Verified Reviewer

      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:

        This is by far the best physical sunscreen I've used. Yes, I use it as a primer for my Bareminerals foundation and it works very well--but it also wears well alone as a simple light coverage physical sunscreen. It blends out minor skin imperfections. This is indeed a holy grail product for my skincare!

         
        5.0

        Love This!!!

        By LorLorSam

        from Seattle

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Effective Protection
        • Non-comedogenic
        • Not Greasy
        • Rubs In Well
        • 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 product is absolutely wonderful! A little goes a very long way. Goes on smoothly and evenly with absolutely no greasy feel. It is very lightweight, invisible, and provides serious sunscreen protection. I have been using this daily for several months - absolutely LOVE it!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great for sensitive or acne prone skin!

          By Ciara

          from Cincinnati, OH

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Effective Protection
          • Non-comedogenic
          • 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 love this sunscreen! I have used sunscreen of at least spf20 daily for the last 13 years but have never found one that I loved until this. I have very sensitive and acne prone skin, my skin does not like silicone (instant deep cystic breakout) and I don't like using anything with drying alcohols or tons of fragrance. I don't like looking greasy or ghostly white and I have struggled to find a sunscreen that fits all of these criteria. I had accepted that spf would always come with pimples and it was just the cost I had to pay for the anti aging benefits of daily sun protection. This product has changed that. I've just purchased my second bottle and got through the first with no breakouts or sensitivity at all! It has a slight tint that offsets the white cast that comes along with mineral/physical sunscreens which is nice too. I also love that it is gentle enough to use around my eyes with no irritation. It feels light and liquidy but a bit oily at first but after a few minutes it drys down to a satin type finish. If you have acne prone or sensitive skin, I highly recommend trying this product.

             
            1.0

            The worst it rushes out like water. White chalky. Hard to re

            By Mag

            from 48

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Doesnt itch eyes
            • Effective Protection
            • Non-comedogenic
            • Not Greasy
            • UVA/UVB Protection

            Cons

            • Doesn't rub in well
            • Runs Easily

            Best Uses

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

              Can use on eyes

               
              5.0

              AHmazing sunscreen!

              By amylovesskincare

              from Minneapolis, MN

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective Protection
              • Not Greasy
              • Rubs In Well
              • Sweatproof
              • Waterproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

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

                This is such an AHMAZING sunscreen! It's light and rubs in quick and easy and sits under make up amaziiiiiiiinglyyyy.
                It has a slight tint to it but that's just the mineral aspect of it, it provides no coverage.
                I have normal skin and if you use this on top of a normal moisterizer it works great as everyday suncare.

                 
                5.0

                Not too thick

                By Liz

                from N San Gabriel

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective Protection
                • Non-comedogenic
                • 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:

                  Doesn't go on thick at all. Sometimes I forget I'm even wearing sun protection.

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Wouldn't buy this again

                  By Lp

                  from State of FL

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Rubs In Well
                  • UVA/UVB Protection

                  Cons

                  • Settles in wrinkles

                  Best Uses

                  • Beach

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

                  Must be young person with no wrinkles

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  You don't know what you're missing!

                  By Taylor

                  from Kansas City, Missouri

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

                  Can't live without this. Great for all types of skin. The zinc oxide in it helps soothe inflammation. Also rated low (1) on the EWG data base which means the ingredients are safe and beneficial. I see a lot of reviews about it being liquid and not blending in. Give it a minute to blend in. It will change your skin in the long run.

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                  11 Questions | 11 Answers
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                  • 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
                  • 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
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