This liquid mineral foundation earns praise for offering long wear – up to 24 hours. Contains enzymes that improves skin's texture and bamboo extract for a soft finish. Gives full coverage without feeling overly heavy. SPF 20. Available in more than 25 shades.
Matte finish may look patchy on skin that's prone to dryness. Some shades have a yellow undertone that isn't flattering for everyone; shades are hard to match.
Loose mineral powder foundation that has been a top-seller since it was introduced. Provides buildable coverage and produces a finish that looks natural. Includes SPF 15 and is available in 30 shades.
Can be a bit difficult to find the perfect matching color, especially if your skin tone is light. May feel dry if you already have very dry skin.
Absorbs oil like traditional pressed powder, and can be worn separately or over other foundations and concealers. Some users like to apply it as a contour powder. Contains vitamins and goes on smoothly. Choice of 29 shades.
Coverage isn't enough for consumers with a lot of skin imperfections, and tends to look dry or "chalky" on some complexions. 12-hour wear is questionable. No SPF.
Oil-free but effectively moisturizing, this SPF-packed foundation works great for easy, everyday use when you don't have time to apply a full face of makeup.
Very light coverage.
Formula is lightweight and oil-free but still creamy and moisturizing. Provides medium buildable coverage. Offers SPF 25 for sun protection. Can be used to conceal and contour, too. Suitable for all skin types — especially dry.
Despite its 20 shade options, some users find it difficult to find a color match.
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If you love mineral makeup, chances are you’ve heard of bareMinerals. The company is one of the first to introduce cosmetics made of natural minerals, including the brand’s popular loose powder foundation. Although the tried-and-true classic is still a fan-favorite, bareMinerals also offers liquid, stick, and pressed powdered formulas that deliver a wide range of coverage levels. What’s more, the line of foundation includes natural SPF, and is made with the clean ingredients the brand is renowned for. As you browse available formulas, think about your skin tone and coverage needs to guide you in selecting a bareMinerals foundation that will create a gorgeous canvas for your other makeup products.
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