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I really love the Illuminating Mineral Veil on this product. Having used the original veil for years, I was hesitant to make a switch to a different "version" so to speak. The illuminating version of this product really creates a natural glow. It makes your skin look fresh and clean and creates a natural shimmer that really highlights your face.
Because I have naturally oily skin (that is infinitely worse in the summertime!), I love applying a thin layer of Mineral Veil before I apply my foundation; this helps give the foundation a smooth base (making it look more natural), and helps absorb the oils, keeping my face feeling clean and dry (hallelujah!). I also love using this as a touchup throughout the day to help absorb the midday shine, and give my face that soft look again.
Tip: Make sure to regularly clean the any brush that applies the Mineral Veil (especially if you're like me with multiple touch-ups); the oils from your face will get trapped in the bristles, which will make your face breakout more often.
Tip: This is great to apply as a safety if you've applied too much blush/bronzer/highlighter - it helps diffuse the intensity.
i love the way this makes my skin glow and look refreshed. being in my mid 40's my makeup habits have changed and I feel like i found something that helps my skin look better without being over done. great product.
Excellent product; high quality; subtle
I do not like to feel like I'm wearing make-up, and I don't want people to look at me and think, "Oh, nice job on the makeup." I want people to look at me and think, "Oh wow, she looks so pretty." Well, BareMinerals makes ME look nice. My husband didn't realize I wore makeup until after we got married, and he saw me put on my makeup. Mineral veil and the foundation are so seamless and subtle that they aren't noticeable; It just looks like I look like this. Also, I have rosacea and really sensitive, acne prone skin. Using this makeup in no way exacerbates those problems. (I have done A LOT of experimentation with other products which do exacerbate my skin issues). The original foundation combined with mineral veil gives me exactly the coverage and soft tone that I want. And btw, on my wedding day, I still used my regular makeup routine of BareMinerals - basic foundation and mineral veil; that is a big deal. LOVE LOVE LOVE this product.
A Must Have
I have this in both original and tinted and love them both. Original does seem to wash out my skin a touch during the summer, even when using a feather light brush, which is where tinted comes in! Tinted added a dash of color to my medium to tan skin and gives off a nice polished look to my makeup. Original is great for the late fall to winter when my skin has lost its tan and tinted looks a little bit too dark. Over all, this is a must have mineral product. It does everything it claims to do.
I've been using the tinted Mineral Veil for a number of years and just switched to the hydrating version. My make up, at the end of the business day, still looks pretty darn good. I always looked shiny by noon with both the tinted veil and the compact versions.
I need this every day!
I had run out of mineral veil, and thought that it didn't make that much of a difference. So I waited a week or two to replace it, and continued using the foundation powder like I normally would. The week after I resumed wearing mineral veil I received SO many compliments on my skin and complexion. Someone described my skin as translucent! You should know that I don't think I have great skin - I struggle with intermittent acne, inconsistent skin color, and so on. The mineral veil made a big difference in smoothing out and evening the color that my foundation already provided. I'll never go without it now!
Won't go without it!
I absolutely love this product. It is one of the best finishing powders I have ever used. It serves so many purposes. In the summer, I use it over my tinted moisturizer, and always to finish my makeup, to give it the airbrush look. Even when I'm at home without makeup, I use it, just to give me that finished look. I will never be without it. Thanks for such a wonderful product.
Awesome - but not great for acne
This product is wonderful!!! However, it actually broke me out because of the corn starch in it... If it wasn't for that this product would be perfect for me! Maybe I'll give the Hydrating veil a try :)
Works great with BE oil free primer!
I didn't think I needed this product but, I broke down and purchased it with the oil free primer and loose powder foundation and concealer. Huge difference compared to foundation alone! It's now a must for me for every special occasion or long day or night out!