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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
 
4.6

(based on 10657 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (9451)
  • Lightweight (9316)
  • Blends well (8310)
  • Goes on smoothly (8228)
  • Long-lasting (6898)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (898)
  • Doesn't stay on (626)
  • Poor coverage (248)
  • Difficult to apply (107)
  • Causes breakouts (101)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (5915)
  • Sensitive skin (5026)
  • Full coverage (4645)
  • Mature skin (3688)
  • Normal skin (3547)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (5076), Brand buyer (4343), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (5753), Fair (4470), Deep (158)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

Reviewed by 10657 customers

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5.0

I Love this product and it is the only one I will use!

By JustMe

from Seattle, WA

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Full Coverage

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    I love this product and I won't use anything else!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Totally buying this foundation again.

    By Allie

    from Modesto, CA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      I use this as my everyday foundation. The coverage is buildable. One con is that I cannot seem to blend it out or stay long without using the Prime Time Primer.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Lightweight, non-irritating, great coverage!

      By Dee

      from NJ

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Full Coverage
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Mature Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        I have used Bare Minerals for years and will continue to do so. All Bare Mineral products are cruelty free - they do not test on animals. Bare Minerals provides lightweight coverage, is non-greasy and there are no offending perfumes. There are only about 5 ingredients and there are no harmful chemicals or parabens. I never break out and my skin never gets irritated. This is also very easy to remove and it does not clog your pores. One container will last for a very long time. This is the only foundation I will ever use!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Love this foundation

        By Lisa

        from Dallas, Texas

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Active Lifestyle
          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          I rarely wear foundation as I cannot stand the heavy feeling of most products. Even the lighter products which are fine in the winter make me uncomfortable in the Texas heat. This product is wonderful. Lighter than air with great coverage and SPF

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          I would buy this product again

          By Lindy

          from Sun Lakes, AZ

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Pricey but I will buy it due to the ease of use

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          I have used this product for several years. I have tried several other mineral foundations and like this one the best.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          4.0

          Great Mineral Makeup

          By EggyWon

          from Oakland, CA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry Skin
            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Normal Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            I jumped on the BareMinerals train about a year after it hit stores, and it provided exactly the amount of coverage I was looking for. I have normal skin, but I do have some unevenness in color. I use a very light liquid foundation as a base, and then buff this into my skin. I wear it every time I leave the house because of the SPF, and I love that I can control how much coverage I get. I'm not a person who looks great caked in makeup, so this has always been a very easy to use product as I can layer it as I need.

            I go through a container about every 8 months, which makes it a great value for me.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            Summer time fun!

            By Ice

            from San Diego

            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

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              Look

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              This is my go-to product

              By Tammy

              from New Castle Indiana

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                It is the only foundation that I use. It looks very natural

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                As long as I wear makeup I will keep buying this brand...

                By Dolly

                from Lake Elsinore, California

                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
                  • Mature Skin
                  • Normal Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                  Great feel. Doesn't feel like your wearing makeup

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  I love this product!

                  By Celi

                  from Watsonville

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                    • Dry Skin
                    • Full Coverage
                    • Light To Medium Coverage
                    • Mature Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                    I use it for medium to full coverage. Product looks natural and doesn't cause breakouts.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    214 Questions | 214 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Hi i have ance and oily skin canis this the best make up for me to wear i need something that won't make me break out and that would last for the day
                      Asked on 6/5/2016 by doris from san francisco ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We highly recommend consulting your dermatologist whenever introducing new products into your make up routine.

                        Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I have eczema, although not on my face. Is this product good for someone with eczema?
                      Asked on 6/2/2016 by Mo from Vicksburg, MS

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We highly recommend consulting your dermatologist for any skincare concerns when introducing new products into your makeup routine.

                        Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Do you have to wet it like it looks like powder but liquid beside it I am just very unsure how to use it so basically do you have to add water to it
                      Asked on 5/31/2016 by Parkyyleighh from Dyersburg TN

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! This is a powder foundation that should be applied dry, as is. If you're looking for a liquid foundation, we would recommend trying our bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20.

                        Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      What is the best setting powder to use over this so it doesn't crease in the under eye area?
                      Asked on 5/20/2016 by Beauty

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We would recommend applying our bareMinerals Mineral Veil finishing powder (Item #: 5081177 on Ulta.com).

                        Answered on 6/14/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      What is the best brush to apply this foundation with and that would give the best coverage?
                      Asked on 5/20/2016 by Beauty

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We would recommend using our bareMinerals Flawless Application Face Brush(item #: 2072347 on Ulta.com) or our Seamless Buffing Brush (Item #: 2296473 on Ulta.com).

                        Answered on 6/14/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Does this foundation cake onto your face or sink badly into pores/wrinkles?
                      Asked on 5/13/2016 by KT

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We highly recommend visiting your local Ulta store and getting a full make-under with our bareMinerals Original Foundation so you can see how your skin likes it!

                        Answered on 5/24/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I use Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydtrating Gel in Vanilla. What would be the best match in this foundation?
                      Asked on 5/11/2016 by Andrea from Marion, IL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We would recommend trying our BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation in the Fairly Light shade (Item #: 2093946 on Ulta.com).

                        Answered on 5/19/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Does this work well with oily skin?
                      Asked on 5/9/2016 by BuckeyeTori from Fort Myers, Fl

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! Yes we would recommend this for your skin type!

                        Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I use Complexion Rescue in Vanilla. What shade would be comparable to it?
                      Asked on 5/8/2016 by Andrea from Marion, IL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We would recommend trying this in the Fairly Light shade. Item #: 2093946.

                        Answered on 5/12/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      If I use Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel in Spice, what color should I get in ORIGINAL Foundation?
                      Asked on 5/5/2016 by Lyla from Bakersfield,CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We would recommend trying our bareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in the Golden Tan shade (Item #: 2215303)

                        Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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