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Pür Minerals

Start Now Kit

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Pür MineralsStart Now Kit
 
4.1

(based on 478 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (419)
  • Good pigmentation (312)
  • Long lasting (265)
  • Good value (257)
  • Versatile (186)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (47)
  • Messy (10)
  • Flakes (9)
  • Difficult to apply (6)
  • Sheds (6)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (267)
  • Normal skin (168)
  • Sensitive skin (143)
  • Oily skin (136)
  • Dry skin (84)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (272), Classic style (146), Trendy style (39)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (224), Medium (224), Deep (10)

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3.0

Work ok

By Marbear

from Idaho

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Bulky

Best Uses

  • Everyday

Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

No my favorite product for the money

 
2.0

Didn't love

By lstennisgirl

from Texas

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Sheds

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

      The mascara was good but that was the only thing in the kit that I liked. The brush sheds really bad and the primer didn't help the powder stay on my oily skin. I'm glad I bought this kit to try the items before I bought the full sized products.

       
      2.0

      love the mascara and primer

      By sporty

      from Oakwood, ga

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Not What I Was Hoping For

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

      I was looking for a new product to replace my existing
      foundation and powder, unfortunately this is not it. I do love the mascara and the primer that came in the starter kit so I will continue to
      purchase those items. I am stilll on the hunt for a good
      foundation and/or powder. Any suggestions?

       
      4.0

      So Smooth

      By Fedora Pat

      from Annapolis MD

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Soft Bristles

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Going Out

        Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

        My daughter got me into this and I'm glad she did is probably is the best makeup I have tried!

         
        5.0

        Natural Feel

        By Ncd

        from Covington, LA

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Great Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

          The makeup feels so light on my face like I'm not wearing anything. Such a natural feeling that I love.

           
          3.0

          The brush sheds!

          By BadBrush

          from Charlotte NC

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Ineffective
          • Poor Quality
          • Sheds

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

            The brush sheds! So bad that you need to pick off the black bristles off your face! The mascara is nice.

             
            3.0

            Too much whiz and not enough bang.

            By Andy

            from Duluth, Ga

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Sheds

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out

            Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

            I use it every morning, good cover, to heavy on skin and look.

             
            4.0

            Makeup is great. Brush, not so much.

            By ajiwac

            from Nashville, TN

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Great Design
            • Soft Bristles

            Cons

            • Brush Sheds Bristles

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Travel

            Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

            I bought this kit for my daughter for Christmas. She loves the makeup, but was very disappointed to find the brush shed bristles too much. The cost of the kit is just slightly more than the cost of the brush separately. I would have been upset if I had bought the brush for that price with the same problem.

            I do think the quality of the makeup itself was worth the price I paid (on sale).

             
            2.0

            Not for me

            By Mamalj

            from cleveland, oh

            About Me Classic Style

            Pros

            • Compact

            Cons

            • Ineffective
            • Sheds

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

              I have been using BE for 10 years and decided to give Pur a try after a friend of mine raved about it. The first few uses the brush would shed but I kept with it for a two week period to see what I thought. After using it for two weeks I went back to the BE due to flaky coverage, settling into pores, and dull looking skin. I really wanted to love this but it just didn't do what it says. :(

               
              2.0

              makeup good, brush BAD

              By mkomo

              from Muskegon, MI

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Makeup

              Cons

              • Inferior Brush
              • Poor Quality
              • Sheds

              Best Uses

              • Travel
              • Trying Pur Products

              Comments about Pür Minerals Start Now Kit:

              The brush left clumps of bristles all over the vanity sink and counter. Horrible mess. Tried to use two additional times and no better.

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              • Q:

                I just started using the 4 in 1 pressed powder about 2 weeks ago. I am using the pore-fessional primer from benefit under my makeup, but I'm having a difficult time getting enough coverage. I have a lot of acne scars and my face so I need a little extra help in the coverage dept. The powder does not seem to transfer to my foundation brush easily and I'm noticing the powder is starting to look oily from the brush. Am I doing something incorrectly and how can I get more coverage out of this product? And also how should I clean the brush and how often?
                Asked on 12/23/2014 by MAC GIRL from Phoenix, Az

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Due to the viscosity of pore-fessional primer, it will wear best if applied in a thin layer under the 4-in-1 Mineral Makeup. Pore-fessional primer could also be applied over the 4-in-1 Mineral Makeup using a concealer brush and blending out or using your ring finger. The 4-in-1 Mineral Makeup applies a medium to full flawless coverage on its own and is often paired with the Pur Minerals Correcting Primers (Prep & Perfect, Redness Reducer, Dark Spot Corrector, Hydrate & Balance or Illuminate & Glow). Foundation or complexion brushes should be cleansed on a regular basis (every 3-6 weeks) with a gentle cleanser or brush cleaner.

                  Answered on 1/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                is there a difference between blush medium and gold medium
                Asked on 12/21/2014 by carol

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Blush Medium has a pink tone for those with cool undertones, while Golden Medium has a yellow tone for those with warm undertones.

                  Answered on 12/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                If I use a medium make up what color would I use in this product?
                Asked on 12/20/2014 by debbydo from South Dakota

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  If your skin has cool/pink undertones, choose Blush Medium. If your skin has warm/yellow undertones, choose Golden Medium.

                  Answered on 12/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                What type of finish ill I get with this? Matte, natural, radiant?
                Asked on 12/6/2014 by Lin from Beverly Hills, fl

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  The foundation within this kit features a natural matte finish.

                  Answered on 12/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                I use tan in the summer. Any suggestions on what color to use in the winter?
                Asked on 12/5/2014 by CB from Chester VA

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Light Tan may work well for you during the winter months. You can always deepen the shade by applying Mineral Glow bronzer lightly all over the face until your desired color is achieved.

                  Answered on 12/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                I am african American with my skin complextion being caramel. I want to get the starter kit I am currently using Deeper in the 4 in 1, I didnt see darker in the starter kit. What would you recommend me to use. My fore head is also darker than the rest of my face any recommendation.
                Thank you
                Asked on 9/10/2014 by Natural

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  The deepest available shade in this particular kit is Golden Dark. You may wish to test this shade at your nearest ULTA store to ensure it's a good match for you:
                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                  Answered on 9/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                Hi, I am Latina and I have combo skin, tan very easily, and I have a medium skin tone. What color would work best for my skin type and skin tone?
                Asked on 8/29/2014 by Rosie from Los Angeles, CA

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Golden Medium for medium skin tones with golden/warm undertones may be your best match. We recommend testing this shade at your nearest ULTA store:
                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                  Answered on 9/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                I typically wear Ivory in other brands but I have Rosacea & was wondering if I should choose a darker shade to cover this? I usually use concealer to cover it.

                Thank you for your time.
                Asked on 7/1/2014 by Product Junkie

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup provides buildable full coverage to fully cover your redness. We recommend choosing the shade closest to your skin tone for the most natural look. We suggest Porcelain. The included Correcting Primer, worn under your foundation, also helps to promote even skin tone.

                  Answered on 7/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                What color is best for a light complexion?
                Asked on 6/20/2014 by Marge from Ocala, Florida

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  We recommend shade Light (Item #:2236123) for light skin tones. Please note that all shades of 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup can be tested at your nearest ULTA store, if you prefer:
                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                  Answered on 6/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                was wondering what kind of Coverage this powder will have? ie. light-to-medium. is it buildable coverage as well?
                Asked on 4/20/2014 by Sam from chicago

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup features buildable sheer-to-full coverage.

                  Answered on 4/21/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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