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Mineral Veil

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bareMinerals Mineral Veil
 
4.7

(based on 1404 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (1246)
  • Easy to apply (1189)
  • Controls shine (932)
  • Blends well (851)
  • Long-lasting (708)

Cons

  • Messy (121)
  • Settles in creases (48)
  • Poor coverage (33)
  • Unnatural color (19)
  • Cakes up (15)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (704)
  • Sensitive skin (423)
  • Oily skin (346)
  • Normal skin (328)
  • Acne prone skin (182)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (565), Brand buyer (522), Natural style (96), Classic style (77), Beauty conscious (11)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (112), Medium (75)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (8), Normal (3)

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5.0

This is a standard, will use again.

By Ann

from Houston, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Normal Skin

    Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

    Loving the bare Minerals products. Referred to it by a friend and still thrilled by it.

     
    5.0

    Adds the extra umph to your coverage

    By Jan

    from Alabama

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Controls Shine
    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Silky Finish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

      Didn't think I would need this as I was a first time buyer to BareMinerals but I didn't have anything to lose with the money back guarantee so I bought it and I do love this as a great addition to my BareMinerals Foundation. You don't have to have it but it does kind of seal the deal.

       
      5.0

      Flawless Skin Maker

      By CopperMom

      from Muncie, IN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

            Gives flawless finish to any makeup routine.

             
            5.0

            Holy Grail

            By TigerLilly

            from Midwest

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Controls Shine
            • Covers Well
            • Doesn't Settle In Creases
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Silky Finish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

              I have been buying this for more years than I remember (or care to think about)! I use it as my final sweep over all of my makeup. It brings it all together and helps it stay put. I have tried other versions and have given up - this is the real deal!

               
              5.0

              I love this product.

              By Leona

              from Ohio

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Controls Shine
              • Covers Well
              • Doesn't Settle In Creases
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Silky Finish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Normal Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

                It's the last thing I put on my face after the makeup to give that beautiful silky finish

                 
                4.0

                Multiple uses!

                By The Girl with the pretty makeup bag

                from Enid, OK

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Baking
                • Powder
                • Set
                • Veil

                Cons

                • Expensive
                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • For Baking
                • Highlighting
                • Setting makeup

                Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

                This is best used for baking, setting foundation/concealer, and for adjusting facial lotion.

                 
                5.0

                Loooooove it!

                By Mo

                from Arkansas

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Controls Shine
                • Covers Well
                • Doesn't Settle In Creases
                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Silky Finish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Skin
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

                  You don't need much, so it lasts years!

                   
                  5.0

                  I love Mineral Veil!!!

                  By Sandy

                  from Haughton, LA

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Covers Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Silky Finish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Oily Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

                    I used Mineral Veil under my Bare Minerals Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15. Or alone over my moisturizer. It is light and doesn't cake up your foundation.

                    I've been using Bare Minerals for about 8 or 9 years.

                     
                    5.0

                    Third Purchase

                    By Kate

                    from Pittsburgh, PA

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Controls Shine
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

                      Great product! Must have item, esp in summer~

                       
                      5.0

                      Love product

                      By Mo Money

                      from Wichita, Kansas

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Feels Light And Luminous
                      • Makes Skin Tone Appear Even

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • None

                      Comments about bareMinerals Mineral Veil:

                      No additional comments.

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                      • Q:

                        Is this product non-comedogenic? Also, does this product clog your pores/cause breakouts?

                        Thank you
                        Asked on 8/14/2015 by Nina

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          All bareMinerals complexion products are tested to ensure that they have no potential for comedogenicity. Mineral Veil is formulated for all skin types and features a 100% natural formula with no irritating additives.

                          Answered on 8/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Can you use this over Tarte Amazonian clay foundation?
                        Asked on 8/14/2015 by Lena

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this product may certainly be used in conjunction with a different brand of foundation.

                          Answered on 8/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have the fairly light starter pack, and I ran out of the veil and I was wondering if this is the shade that matches the one I have now?
                        Asked on 6/6/2015 by not a beauty expert

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this is the one! This is the Original Mineral Veil.

                          Answered on 6/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        DO you use the mineral veil just after foundation before blush and bronzer or after bronzer and blush?
                        Asked on 6/6/2015 by new makeup

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          It is really up to you! Personally, I apply Mineral Veil after foundation, then follow with blush and bronzer, but I know several users who apply Mineral Veil as their very final step of makeup application over blush and bronzer. There is no wrong way! :-)

                          Answered on 6/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have very fair skin. In the picture, the color appears much darker than my skin tone. Has anyone used it successfully with the Bareskin Porcelain color? Thanks!
                        Asked on 5/6/2015 by PerfectProductSearch

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product features a super sheer, soft translucent finish suitable for use with all shades of bareMinerals foundation. This product may be tested at your nearest ULTA Beauty store:
                          http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                          Answered on 5/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this leave a white cast in flash photos?
                        Asked on 4/26/2015 by Laura from Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Applied sheerly and blended well, Mineral Veil should photograph beautifully!

                          Answered on 4/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        What is the best way to apply this product? with a fluffy brush or with a sponge using a pat rub motion?
                        Asked on 4/24/2015 by CGLIZ from BROOKLYN, NY

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Can I use this without any foundation? Will it cover well enough and does it last all day?
                        Asked on 4/8/2015 by Hollie

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You can certainly apply it to bare skin to minimize pores, lines, and shine. Mineral Veil provides sheer, translucent coverage and can be reapplied throughout the day as needed to eliminate shine.

                          Answered on 4/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does the Mineral Veil and powder foundation come with application brushes?
                        Asked on 3/12/2015 by Michele from United States

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        I know this powder is often used to set other bare mineral foundations but will it work just as good with a different foundation?
                        Asked on 2/1/2015 by jessie from St.Louis, MO

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can absolutely use Mineral Veil to set foundations from any brand! You can also wear Mineral Veil alone on bare skin for a natural, soft focus effect.

                          Answered on 2/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Is this the same as the tinted mineral veil?
                        Asked on 1/14/2015 by Andy from Carlsbad Ca

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The only difference between original Mineral Veil and Tinted Mineral Veil is that Tinted Mineral Veil has a warm tinted tone.

                          Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Can the mineral veil be used as an oil control powder? Can it control shine without adding noticeable color or texture for sheer coverage?
                        Asked on 12/17/2014 by charligurl26 from DENVER, CO

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely, Mineral Veil works beautifully as a shine control powder and helps eliminate excess oil. Mineral Veil features a very sheer, translucent finish, which makes it ideal for all skin tones. It leaves skin with a silky smooth texture and feel and blurs the look of pores and any skin imperfections.

                          Answered on 12/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        If used every day, typically how long does this jar last?
                        Asked on 12/16/2014 by Mawmawmia from Santa Rosa, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          bareMinerals does not provide this information, since it varies and is dependent on individual factors such as frequency of use and amount applied per use.

                          Answered on 12/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Would this be good for setting concealer without foundation?
                        Asked on 12/14/2014 by Teacher415

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can certainly use Mineral Veil with or without foundation, and it works wonderfully to set concealer for lasting wear.

                          Answered on 12/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Im using the bare minerals matte foundation in the color medium. Will this translucent powder work for my skin color?
                        Asked on 11/30/2014 by Beauty

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product features a super sheer, soft translucent finish suitable for use with all shades of bareMinerals foundation, including Medium.

                          Answered on 12/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does this go over foundation?
                        Asked on 11/23/2014 by maddie from Virginia beach

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can apply Mineral Veil over your foundation as a finishing powder, or you can apply it to bare skin to minimize pores, lines, and shine.

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

                        Does this mineral veil also have SPF 25?
                        Asked on 11/11/2014 by JenAdams from Sparks, NV

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Are the ingredients natural or chemical or combination of both? I am looking for a natural ingredients products without synthetic ingredients.
                        Asked on 11/11/2014 by Bernie from Henderson, NV

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Mineral Veil is formulated with all natural ingredients.

                          Answered on 11/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Do I apply mineral veil before blush and bronzer or after? I feel like everything spreads everywhere and gets messy if I do it after..,
                        Asked on 10/10/2014 by Adri from Kyle,TX

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Although either order is correct and depends on your personal preference, we typically suggest applying Mineral Veil after foundation application and before blush/bronzer application.

                          Answered on 10/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between mineral veil and bare minerals powder foundation? Do you use them together?
                        Asked on 9/17/2014 by K from Northville, Mi

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Mineral Veil is a translucent setting powder that can be used to set your bareMinerals Foundation.

                          Answered on 9/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Will this work just as well over a foundation or a bb cream that isn't from the bare minerals line?
                        Asked on 9/15/2014 by Stephanie from United States

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product may be used in conjunction with a different brand of bb cream or foundation. Mineral Veil is intended to be used after foundation to help hold in place, minimize pores and extend your foundation's wear.

                          Answered on 9/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Is this product good to wear over bare skin liquid foundation, if my face gets oily with that foundation?
                        Asked on 9/4/2014 by sandly from pasadena ca

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely, bareMinerals Mineral Veil works beautifully layered over bareSkin Foundation to help reduce shine!

                          Answered on 9/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        i use the original foundation in tan but i was wondering if i use this product will it suit my skin tone or not
                        Asked on 5/13/2014 by yani

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product features a super sheer, soft translucent finish suitable for use with all shades of bareMinerals foundation, including Tan.

                          bareMinerals Tinted Mineral Veil (Item #: 2122525), which features a subtle warm tint, is also a great option for those who wear Tan foundation:
                          http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod110002

                          Answered on 5/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        I am currently wearing the fairly light powder foundation (considering going one shade darker in foundation). What color mineral veil should I order to go with both of these shades of foundation?
                        Asked on 5/10/2014 by M.paul

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product features a super sheer, soft translucent finish suitable for use with all shades of bareMinerals foundation.

                          Answered on 5/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Are there a bit darker versions of this mineral veil?
                        Asked on 4/18/2014 by Renee from The Colony, TX

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Does it cover well?
                        Asked on 3/30/2014 by Kbug from Shreveport,la

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          No, this product provides very sheer coverage for an overall soft-focus airbrushed effect.

                          Answered on 3/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        I am currently using Bare Minerals full coverage foundation. Can I still use the mineral veil to give a more flawless look?
                        Asked on 2/28/2014 by Fal from Houston, Tx

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely! Mineral Veil actually extends the wear of your foundation, too.

                          Answered on 3/3/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Is this the translucent and original mineral veil, all I want it to do is set my makeup. Thank you.
                        Asked on 2/12/2014 by Jane

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this product is the Original Mineral Veil and features a soft translucent finish.

                          Answered on 2/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does this come in just one color?
                        Asked on 2/12/2014 by nancy

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product is also available in Tinted (Item #: 2122525), Brightening Gold (Item #: 2269193), Natural Light (Item #: 2269192), and Illuminating (Item #: 2138919) shades.

                          Answered on 2/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        I am a dark skin woman. I wear bare minerals foundation. Will this color of veil work for my skkintone?
                        Asked on 2/8/2014 by ali from Illinois

                        1 answer

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