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BareMinerals

ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Medium Beige

Item #: 2093947 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 9970 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (8829)
  • Lightweight (8700)
  • Blends well (7729)
  • Goes on smoothly (7657)
  • Good pigmentation (6440)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (839)
  • Doesn't stay on (595)
  • Poor coverage (236)
  • Causes breakouts (100)
  • Difficult to apply (100)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (5506)
  • Sensitive skin (4752)
  • Full coverage (4346)
  • Mature skin (3462)
  • Normal skin (3303)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (4748), Brand buyer (4048), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (5365), Fair (4203), Deep (143)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

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5.0

Love love love!

By xJazzx

from Red Lion, PA

Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

This product stays on throughout the whole day for me and it doesn't seem to irritate my skin at all.

 
5.0

best i have ever used

By tam

from winston salem, nc

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Full Coverage
    • Normal Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    leaves a glow to the skin .does'nt leave your skin looking flat. makes you look younger.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Great Product

    By Gramma

    from Arroyo Grande

    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

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      I like the way it feels

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Almost fifty

      By Becky

      from El Paso, Texas

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        Feels like I am not wearing foundation!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        FantasticFoundation - buyer before buying

        By Jackie

        from Manchester, CT

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Pricey / Poor Value

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        Check to make sure it wasn't open and used, mine was!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Literally have never used another foundation...

        By MissStiddy

        from Flower Mound, TX

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        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 cant say enough good things about this product. I have been using it since I first started wearing make up. I am 21 now and I still plan never to change my foundation. My sister and mother use it as well and are equally as happy. I have acne prone skin, my mother has dry skin, my sister has oily skin. WE ALL LOVE IT. Amazing product.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Love BareMinerals

          By Sherry

          from McCormick, SC

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Full Coverage
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            Easy to apply and quick to use.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            I love this product, just enough coverage

            By kruzer

            from Azusa, CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage

              Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              Have been using it for a while, love it and I
              have used more expensive product. Just find it
              better and less pricey.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              LOVE

              By Melinda27858

              from Greenville, NC

              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

                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                I use this product daily. I enjoy the light coverage and it doesn't cause break outs for me. It is more than what I would like to pay, but I have not found anything else that works as well as this product does for my skin.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Love the coverage & how the shades match up to the skin tone

                By Preston Girl

                from Cary, NC

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage
                  • Light To Medium Coverage

                  Comments about BareMinerals ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                  I love the product & it the only foundation I have been using for years.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium

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                  • Q:

                    The last time I bought foundation it was medium C25, what would that be now?
                    Thank you,
                    Carol
                    Asked on 1/28/2016 by Carol from Ohio

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      C25 corresponds to shade Medium. :-)

                      Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I normally set my liquid foundations with translucent powder because of my oily skin. Will this foundation last without a finishing powder or is it recommended to follow through with one?
                    Asked on 1/17/2016 by Liz

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation provides buildable sheer-to-full coverage for up to 8 hours on its own, so using a setting powder such as Mineral Veil is completely optional. bareMinerals Mineral Veil is a sheer finishing powder that can be applied to set your foundation or worn alone to absorb excess oil and minimize imperfections. Learn more here:

                      http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=VP11355

                      Answered on 1/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I have very dry patchy skin. I tend to veer away from powder formulas. How is this with dry skin? Is it hydrating at all?
                    Asked on 1/16/2016 by AMWord from Greenfield, MA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product works well for all skin types including dry skin!

                      For dry skin, we recommend prepping the skin with moisturizer and primer prior to application to ensure a smooth canvas. Try bareMinerals Prime Time BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 30, which serves as a tinted moisturizer, primer, and sunscreen in one, to smooth, protect, and perfect skin:
                      http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6470091

                      Answered on 1/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I have terrible redness in my cheeks (prob rosacea) and need coverage for this. people always ask me if I'm ok because my face is so red. which foundation do you recommend?
                    Asked on 1/16/2016 by teresa from williamsport pa

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I am currently using Mary Kay mineral foundation, but am wanting to switch to this. I am using Beige 1 in Mary Kay what color would I choose for this>
                    Asked on 1/15/2016 by KK

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Is this powder going to give me a flash-back in flash photography pictures?
                    Asked on 1/8/2016 by amy

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      The Original Foundation performs beautifully in flash photography.

                      Answered on 1/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    If i am a Natural 05 in Complexion Rescue, what color would you recommend in the original foundation by Bare Minerals? Thanks!
                    Asked on 1/1/2016 by Sherry from Galesburg, IL

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Is this product non-comedogenic?
                    Asked on 12/31/2015 by Tess from Philadelphia, US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Free of preservatives and irritants that could cause breakouts, bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation is actually good for your skin! bareMinerals ensures that all of their foundations have no potential for comedogenicity.

                      Answered on 1/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I'm the color Bare Almond 16 in the bare minerals Bare Skin foundation.. What color would i be in the original formula foundation powder?
                    Asked on 12/24/2015 by Katrina from Rancho Cucamonga, ca

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I have freckles so will this foundation even out my skin tone without covering my freckles ?
                    Asked on 12/24/2015 by Mara from Missouri,US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product features buildable coverage ranging from light to full, so you can customize your coverage to let your freckles shine through! :-)

                      Answered on 12/29/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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