ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 - null
It is a great lightweight coverage. My face has a smooth soft look, with no cakey makeup feeling. I have found that using a good primer, helps with fewer touch ups.
like product, not packaging
I've used this product for several years and am happy with the outcome. I am not a fan of the packaging. Being frugal, it frustrates me that the twist top doesn't stay closed when I reopen the outer cap. That results in an excess of powder in the outer chamber of the container that usually spills. And the fact that there is no possible way to get the last remaining bit out of the jar without breaking the plastic cap. I do not like paying for a product that I cannot get out of the container. It's a waste of money and cheats the consumer.
Decline of Bare Minerals
I have used bare minerals for a long time, 5+ years. Unfortunately the price is continuously rising and the quality is not (it's actually a bit worse). I've noticed that they rarely have products in stock for my skin tone, somehow my online purchases are later cancelled rather than back-ordered. Their customer service is likewise disappointing, both in store and online. And in general, I do not find their new products to be worth purchasing. As a reflection of the brand itself, I am no longer supporting any of their products. The 3 stars are for what the brand and this product used to be.
I would not use any other foundation product on my face.
I have been using Bare Minerals Foundation for two years now, and I will not use anything else. I will go without food before I go without this foundation. I have very fare skin, and it gives me a porcelain, flawless complexion.
I Love It!! <3
This is my favorite foundation I've used. It looks completely natural but has great coverage. It also never makes me break out. I would definitely recommend it for everyone!!
Foundation from Heaven!!
After many, many years of trying product after product, and being unhappy with all of them, the answer is clear. Bare Minerals Original Foundation with SPF 15. I have used this foundation for 20 years, and will never change! You all know those days when you are running late and rushing to get ready, Bare Minerals Original Foundation with SPF 15 saves you every time! I can put it on in less than a minute if I have too, and still look natural and flawless to the world! Love this stuff!!
In Love with Original Fairyly Light
I love using the original fairly light foundation! I can use a little bit for less coverage or more for full coverage, whatever I'm in the mood for. It's a perfect match for my skin and I think it has a great finish. Of course it goes great with all kinds of other Bare Minerals products as well!
LOVE my BARE!
I love my Bare Minerals! I work at Ulta Beauty Store, which sells Bare, and I always get asked what type of makeup I'm wearing. I get SO many compliments on how my makeup makes my face look like porcelain (which every girl loves to hear)! Now, the first time using the loose powder, I wasn't a fan, because it was messy and I couldn't understand the sifter and shaking it into the lid, concept. BUT have no fear ladies; it's not hard to learn. I wish the sifter part of the container was a little easier to open, but more of a minor detail with how great this product covers. I have normal skin with a fair amount of breakouts, as I'm getting through my 20's stage-stress may have a factor but nonetheless, this powder plus the concealer, are to die for! I never leave the house without both! I have never had a concealer work so well against my breakouts, but using that then applying this foundation, you're guaranteed to have that porcelain look! Pairing these two products together is a must! Highly recommend!
I have used this foundation for 10+ years and will never look for anything else. I am now 74 and feel this product helps keep my skin young; most people are surprised to find out my real age. I love it- both the foundation and the compliments it earns me!
It was ok...
It was ok. There are better foundations out there. It was a bit too shiny for me, so I may be better off with the matte formula. The coverage was also not as good as I was expecting, but that may also be due to the brush. I have read a lot of reviews about how the right brush can improve the look of this foundation, so I will try that in the future (I am going to wait a bit for a sale though, as it is extremely expensive).