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bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener

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bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener
 
3.5

(based on 192 reviews)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (128)
  • Goes on smoothly (121)
  • Blends well (101)
  • Lightweight (48)
  • Doesn't clump (35)

Cons

  • Doesn't cover well (34)
  • Pricey / poor value (21)
  • Poor coverage (20)
  • Difficult to apply (12)
  • Doesn't stay on (12)

Best Uses

  • Under eyes (80)
  • Light to medium coverage (26)
  • Discoloration (19)
  • Normal skin (14)
  • Primer (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (115), Budget shopper (52)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (99), Medium (85)

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5.0

Love this stuff!

By Tina Belcher

from Denver, CO

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Doesn't Wear Off
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Multipurpose

Cons

  • Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Primer
  • Under Eyes

Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

I really love this stuff. It is light-weight, not greasy, and translucent with just a hint of shimmer. It brightens without adding much color (it is not a conceiler). It works well as a primer both on the eyelid and under the eye, and I've been able to skip an eye moisturizer when using it. My only complaint is that I go through it pretty quickly if I use it daily. I would expect to get more for the price.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
5.0

If you have little lines under your eyes

By Tif Fanny

from Commack NY

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Under Eyes

    Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

    For some reason I thought I could escape the tiny lines that my mother and grandmother have under their eyes. That I would be the one to beat genetics, but no such luck! I have the tiny lines. Most under eye products settle right in these creases, aging me about 10 years! This one does not.
    Also it is has a reflective property which covers up any under eye circle I might have. But mine aren't super dark, even on a "bad nights sleep" day. (If that's something you do have you might need more coverage.)
    It's totally blends and you can build it up if you want too.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    4.0

    New Favorite

    By Busy Mom

    from Northeast, Florida

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Doesn't Wear Off
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Under Eyes

      Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

      I use this product only under my eyes and on my eye lids, after primer but before foundation powder. So... I've spent years trying to cover/hide/do anything to lessen the dark circles under my eyes. I haven't slept well since I was a tween and now being a single mommy - I really have dark circles.
      This product completely changes my entire face with just a few clicks, a little blending and voila! I'm in love. I've just recently started using BM products and am really impressed with them.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      2.0

      So/So

      By Kissy

      from Keene, NH

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Multipurpose

      Cons

      • Doesn't Cover Well
      • Settles In Creases

      Best Uses

      • All Over Face Lightlight
      • Highlight On T-zone

      Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

      I was disapointed- I heard rave reviews on you tube and purchased it- for the price go with the drug store brands- Ulta sells them- lumi magick/ majick. It doesn't really provide coverage- it is kind of oily/ slick and doesn't leave a great sheen. If you want a real highlighter I'd go for benefits watts up.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Really enjoying this brightener!

      By Ang

      from Indianapolis, IN

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

          I've used this product for a couple of weeks now and really like it. I've bought a couple of other types of products like this in the past and did not like them. I haven't used for very long so I'm hoping that it lasts a while because it's hard to see how much you really have in the container/tube.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          4.0

          awesome

          By n1313

          from las cruces, nm

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Covers Well
          • Multipurpose

          Cons

          • Settles In Creases

          Best Uses

          • Under Eyes

          Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

          Make sure to blend it in so it does not go in to the creases

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          2.0

          Doesn't make a difference to me

          By BeautyReviews

          from Chicago, Illinois

          Pros

          • Multipurpose

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

              I wanted to love this, for no makeup days when i just need very natural highlighting here and there and even under the eyes, but I was skeptical because when I swatched it on my hand, i noticed absolutely no difference...however I tried it on my face anyway because sometimes things show up differently on the face. I again noticed absolutely no difference. I also don't love the packaging, the whole twist up thing isn't really for me.

               
              3.0

              Like the powder better

              By ButteredCat

              from Birmingham, AL

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly

              Cons

              • Doesn't Cover Well

              Best Uses

                Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

                I gave this product three stars because i was less than impressed with how it compared to the powder. I bought this because the store was out of the powder and i needed something to cover up my dark circles asap. My dark circles are genetic and more of a blue, purple tint. Unfortunately this product was to sheer to cover them much. The concealer goes on smoothly and its a convenient product, however this did not give me the coverage i needed. I will be sticking to the powder.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                2.0

                Not what I thought it would be

                By Jodi

                from Pleasanton, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply

                Cons

                • Doesn't Cover Well
                • Settles In Creases

                Best Uses

                • Primer

                Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

                No real results for me. Would not recommend this product for cover up. Okay for primer

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Must-have

                By Shana

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Doesn't Clump
                • Doesn't Wear Off
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Multipurpose

                Cons

                • Doesn't Cover Well

                Best Uses

                • Under Eyes

                Comments about bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener:

                I think the best use for this product is to use under your eyes and get that fresh-faced look. Covering dark circles under your eyes can look tacky if you use a heavy concealer - but with this product, it is so lightweight and sheer that it looks so natural. After applying, you can see the luminescence when you look at it under the light at different angles. If you are looking for something to hide blemishes, this is not the right product to get. It's VERY sheer and is good for skin brightening only. This is truly a great product, one of my new favorites.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

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                • Q:

                  What area specifically do you use it on? I'm guessing not the whole face.
                  Asked on 1/1/2015 by mcacub from Chattanooga

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Here are some usage tips:

                    Hold the center of the pen and turn the bottom clockwise to start the flow of product. When using for the first time, turn approximately 5 times.
                    Use the brush tip to apply brightener to the inner corner of the eyes and under the eyes to disguise dark circles and instantly "wake up" your look. Gently pat eye area to blend.
                    To brighten facial shadows and give your complexion a fresh-faced glow, lightly sweep the brightener on all the areas you want highlighted-along the brow bones, sides of nose, top of cheekbones or around the lips.
                    Apply before or after foundation application for easily blendable illumination. You can also reapply throughout the day to give your complexion a quick brightening boost.

                    Answered on 1/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is this product a powder or liquid.
                  Asked on 10/6/2014 by Cass from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    This product features a creamy liquid consistency.

                    Answered on 10/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  I don't use foundation,I rarely use powder or primer. Can I use this alone to help with dark circles under my eyes? Concealer always looks bad on me since I'm not blending it into foundation.
                  Thanks!
                  Asked on 9/22/2014 by munstermama

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    bareMinerals Well-Rested Face And Eye Brightener features a super blendable, translucent formula that looks natural on all skin tones and can be used on bare skin without foundation. You can certainly use it alone to help minimize the appearance of dark under eye circles.

                    Answered on 9/26/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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