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bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation

Medium Beige

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bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation
 
4.6

(based on 8841 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (7927)
  • Lightweight (7824)
  • Blends well (6904)
  • Goes on smoothly (6837)
  • Good pigmentation (5814)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (731)
  • Doesn't stay on (538)
  • Poor coverage (213)
  • Causes breakouts (94)
  • Difficult to apply (89)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (4908)
  • Sensitive skin (4317)
  • Full coverage (3894)
  • Mature skin (3057)
  • Normal skin (2935)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (4249), Brand buyer (3538), Natural style (213), Classic style (161), Beauty conscious (43)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (4784), Fair (3725), Deep (121)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (38), Normal (16), Dry (9), Oily (7)

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5.0

Love it!

By Shasta

from Acton, CA

About Me Budget 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
    • Mature Skin

    Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

    I have used Bare Minerals for several years and I will not use anything else! I love it! I like to have a natural look but need coverage because I'm getting older. This product gives me both!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    good powder foundation

    By Colleen

    from St. Louis, MO

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

        I was gifted this product so the color is a bit dark for my skin tone but I typically use this over my liquid foundation if I have a tan on. It goes on smoothly and covers up those areas that my liquid foundation didn't quite get. I highly recommend this if you are in the market for a powder foundation. Doesn't look cakey on the skin at all.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        all time favorite

        By fancy country girl

        from ohio

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

          I love the way this makeup makes my face look, wouldn't want anything different

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          The foundation I cannot do without!

          By Kim

          from Maine

          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

            • Full Coverage
            • Mature Skin
            • Normal Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

            I have been using Bare Minerals for years! Love this product!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Great!

            By skylar79

            from Fort Worth,Tx

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Normal Skin

              Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

              Great!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Always Used bareMinerals foundation

              By Mei

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

                I use this product with the Physicians Formula CC cream for full coverage and bareMineral mineral veil to set it. If I am press for time, I would just use the foundation with the mineral veil.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                4.0

                Always go back to Bare Minerals

                By alichom

                from Wilmington, NC

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Noncomodegenic

                Cons

                • Difficult To Apply

                Best Uses

                • Full Coverage
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

                I use bare minerals every day and often get compliments on having beautiful skin. It covers my freckles.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Great makeup

                By happy sleeper

                from Oklahoma

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                  • Full Coverage
                  • Mature Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

                  I have used Bare Mineralsfor over 10 years. I simply will not use anything else. I feel like I'm not wearing any makeup at all!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  4.0

                  Use it everyday and have for two years!

                  By Kris

                  from Champaign, IL

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Embeds In Wrinkles

                  Best Uses

                  • Light To Medium Coverage
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

                  Use all over face and neck but a very light dusting just to even skin out.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  using it for years

                  By lulu

                  from auburn,al

                  About Me Budget 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
                    • Light To Medium Coverage
                    • Normal Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation:

                    I use this everyday

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    • Q:

                      How to decide on powder or liquid Bare Minerals?
                      Best way to apply? Want a "glow tan" look.
                      Asked on 11/21/2014 by Gail from Hampton,NH

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Im using Revlon Color Stay in Natural Beige liquid foundation. What shade do you recommend for me to use with this product?
                      Asked on 11/21/2014 by gypsy562

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I have very light olive translucent skin tone and am using light, but it's a bit too dark. What shade would you suggest?
                      Asked on 11/21/2014 by jules from hartland mi

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        If Light is too dark, we suggest switching to either Fairly Light or Golden Fair. We recommend testing these shades at your nearest ULTA store to determine your best match:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 11/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is this one the Original bare minerals? Does it contain talc?
                      Asked on 11/21/2014 by Rae

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Yes, this is the Original formula. It is talc-free.

                        Answered on 11/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How do I pick a color?
                      Asked on 11/16/2014 by Sandy2.0 from NY

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Please visit your nearest ULTA store for complimentary shade matching services, or please refer to the shade descriptions below to assist you in choosing your best match:

                        Fair is ideal for porcelain-to-light skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Golden Fair is ideal for porcelain-to-light skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Fairly Light is ideal for porcelain-to-light skin tones with neutral undertones.
                        Light is ideal for light skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Fairly Medium is ideal for light-to-medium skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Medium is ideal for medium skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Golden Medium is ideal for medium skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Medium Beige is ideal for medium skin tones with neutral undertones.
                        Medium Tan is ideal for medium-to-tan skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Tan is ideal for tan skin tones with neutral undertones.
                        Golden Tan is ideal for medium-to-tan skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Warm Tan is ideal for tan skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Medium Dark is ideal for dark skin tones with neutral undertones.
                        Dark is ideal for tan-to-dark skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Golden Dark is ideal for dark skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Warm Dark is ideal for dark skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Golden Deep is ideal for dark-to-deep skin tones with golden undertones.
                        Medium Deep is ideal for dark-to-deep skin tones with cool undertones.
                        Deepest Deep is ideal for deepest skin tones with neutral undertones.
                        Warm Deep is ideal for deepest skin tones with golden undertones.

                        Answered on 11/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I am looking for a foundation that does not appear caky and make my wrinkles more pronounced will this work. Does it settle into the fine lines and wrinkles?
                      Asked on 11/11/2014 by Granola Granny from Vancouver, wa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product is designed to be buildable which allows you to decide how much or how little you need to achieve your desired look. BareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation will not settle into fine lines or wrinkles. To further protect makeup from settling into fine lines and wrinkles, 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 11/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I've been using a blend of Medium and Medium Beige for years. Lately it's been looking a little yellow. Should I use less Medium Beige in the blend or just cut it out completly?
                      Asked on 11/1/2014 by Longtime User from Tallahassee, FL

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        If the mix is seeming a bit too warm/yellow, we suggest using Medium alone. Medium features more cool/pink undertones.

                        Answered on 11/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      If I have combination skin and acne prone should i use matte or original?
                      Asked on 10/29/2014 by Brush

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Both Original and Matte Foundations are formulated for all skin types and feature buildable sheer-to-full coverage, so which to use is a matter of personal preference, though many with combination/oily skin types prefer the matte finish that Matte Foundation provides.

                        Answered on 11/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How would this foundation + bareMinerals concealer hold up to acne scars?
                      Asked on 10/28/2014 by Chels from Detroit, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This foundation provides buildable sheer-to-full coverage, so you can easily achieve your desired level of coverage to fully conceal discoloration from acne scarring. bareMinerals concealers provide full coverage. To help improve texture of scarring, we suggest using a primer such as Prime Time underneath your foundation and concealer.

                        Answered on 10/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I bought this product like forever ago and i just barely ran out of it, back then i was tanning a lot and was a bit darker so when i went in they suggested i try the medium tan but now I'm a lot lighter, I am latin and am naturally tan with a little red and yellow undertones. Problem is i currently live in Honduras and am not able to go to my closest ulta store.. Do you think the golden medium would be a good choice for me? Since it's one shade lighter then the one i currently have.
                      Asked on 10/27/2014 by scarleth from Honduras

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        For medium skin tones with a neutral mix of red and yellow undertones, you may find that Medium Beige is your best match. If you have stronger yellow undertones, then yes, Golden Medium is what we'd suggest. We hope this helps!

                        Answered on 10/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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