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bareMinerals SPF 15 Matte Foundation

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bareMinerals® MATTE SPF 15 Foundation gives you all the flawless coverage you want and lasts up to eight hours. Lightweight minerals buff on beautifully, absorbing excess oil without drying out your skin. This versatile weightless foundation provides adjustable sheer-to-full coverage for a flawless look, yet doesn't feel like you are wearing any makeup at all. Formulated without preservatives, it's powered by ActiveSoil Complex, clinically proven to minimize the appearance of pores in as few as four weeks.
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Megan H.
Megan H.
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Eyes: Brown

Skin: Olive; Sensitive, Combination

Hair: Brown; Dry, Coarse, Normal

it's alright

not really matte. when I use it alone it does kind of dry out my skin a little. it's a sheer to medium coverage. when used on top of my liquid foundation it makes my pores look huge!! and it looks cakey :/ but if you're looking for a sheer to medium coverage powder foundation that looks natural (and you don't have dry skin) then this should be good for you!

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Brooke M.
Brooke M.
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Eyes: Blue

Skin: Fair; Combination

Hair: Blonde; Normal

I absolutely love this foundation! I had ran out of my original bareminerals foundation and they were all out of this kind at Spehora. To find the closest to it I picked up the matte powder. I actually like this better then the original. It blends nice and evenly, covers my blemishes and stays on for a long period of time. I definitely recommend this product to anyone.

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Kimberly S.
Kimberly S.
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Eyes: Brown

Skin: Olive; Oily, Combination

Hair: Blonde; Dry, Coarse

It's okay..

I'm a medium beige and the color blends perfectly. When I first put it on I look amazing, but in about 2-3 hours I'm super shiny! Even tho it's the matte version, it still does not have the shine control I need :(

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Danielle B.
Danielle B.
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Eyes: Blue

Skin: Fair; Oily, Combination

Hair: Black; Fine

Best Foundation I've ever used.

For years I have struggled with trying to find a good foundation that wouldn't smear almost completely off my face half way through the day due to my oily skin. But for the longest time I couldn't allow myself to spend the higher prices for make up and instead bought drug store make up which all failed horribly. I'm so glad I decided to switch to Bare Minerals. It's not cheap but it does exactly what I want it to do and barely have to touch it up at all. I do recomend using a moisturizer and a primer underneath this foundation though. You will have to use way less product than using it without them I've found. I also recomend a concealer underneath if you are looking for full coverage. It covers well by itself, but the concealer helps cover redness and any imperfections and gives a totally flawless look. Also doesn't break my skin out and does do a lot to control oil unlike other make ups. With using clean and clear oil blotting sheets and doing light touch ups like twice, I kept this make up on and looking flawless for more than 12 hours just today while attending an event held several hours away.

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Pao S.
Pao S.
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Eyes: Brown

Skin: Tan; Dry, Normal

Hair: Black; Dry, Normal

L O V E

When I first got this product I didn't expect for it to actually work for me. I use this to set my makeup or whenever im feeling oily so it doesn't make me look shiny or sweaty. Plus the coverage is AWESOME. I love it

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Micaela M.
Micaela M.
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Eyes: Blue

Skin: Fair; Sensitive

Hair: Blonde; Fine

THE MOST AMAZING CREATION

I never really wore foundation before because I felt like any products I would use would make me look orange. I tried this about 3 years ago and fell in love from the start! It is so natural and looks like YOUR skin. It just covers what it needs to cover. I have the lightest shade and it matches perfectly on my skin. I like the ORIGINAL formula for winter, and the MATTE formula for summer because of the heat/my oily skin during this time. All in all, I think everyone should use this product. It has amazing coverage and makes you look healthy and radiant.

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Avis G.
WHOA!

Really?! I was not expecting this product to be so amazing, I thought MAC's MSFN was something to brag about. I trashed it after a week of using my BareMinerals foundation.This product is worth it and not as costly as MAC, Bobbi Brown or Nars. I have oily skin so i still use a primer for a little boost of insurance.

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marcella e.
marcella e.
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Eyes: Brown

Skin: Medium; Combination

Hair: Black; Dry

tried and love it!

i tried this product because my sister recommended it and it was 4years ago. i forgot the price, i guess around 20 something. my skin is combination during winter, and oily during summer lol since i live in 4season country now. i've been looking for this powder when i run out of it, even tried YSL and cost me almost usd100 but i still love bareminerals powder! really light, no need too much powder, make my skin look flawless! i even have 3 in my makeup case now, dont want to change to other product!

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Erica G.
Erica G.
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Eyes: Brown

Skin: Olive; Dry, Sensitive, Oily, Combination, Normal

Hair: Black; Dry, Fine, Coarse

Medium Coverage, Smooth Finish

I really like Bare Minerals. They have such a huge array of shades! I am Filipino, with combination skin. I get very oily in spots and very very dry patchy spots, so I truly have combination skin and this was a great balance. Since this is matte, it helped hide the shine I would get from my oily skin, but it wasn't drying like some other powders, which was nice for my patchy dry spots.

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Paloma C.
Paloma C.
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Eyes: Brown

Skin: Medium; Combination

Hair: Brown; Normal

best foundation ever.

I started using this foundation about two years ago and the quality is beyond amazing.
it definitely covers up any blemishes and you can easily build it up to cover whatever else needed. its light and doesn't cake or crack on me! you put it on and it covers your pores and it just gives you a flawless finish. plus its helped out my skin and no break outs what so ever! I recommend this product to anyone who will splurge on foundation.

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