Item# US84237

ORIGINAL Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15

Mineral Powder Foundation with SPF


Installments by available on orders $35 - $1000

The original clean, skin-improving loose mineral foundation that delivers lightweight, buildable coverage and a natural luminous finish. Read more

Size: Large (8 g / 0.28 Oz.)

Additional Information

What it is:


ORIGINAL Loose Mineral Foundation SPF 15 is the iconic mineral makeup that started the clean beauty revolution in 1995. Formulated with just 5 clean mineral ingredients — and without any unnecessary additives, binders, fillers or talc — it's MAKEUP SO PURE AND CLEAN YOU CAN SLEEP IN IT.



This skin-loving, vegan formula cares as it covers, promoting clearer, healthier-looking skin over time. Customize your coverage from sheer to full with this effortlessly buildable formula that wears all day without clogging pores, causing breakouts or settling into fine lines.

That’s why it’s is the #1 mineral foundation in the U.S.* Available in 30 shades that flatter every skin type and tone, it's makeup with a no-makeup look and feel.



With mineral-based, non-chemical Broad Spectrum SPF 15, ORIGINAL Foundation also protects from damaging UVA/UVB rays. Unlike chemical sunscreens that absorb UV rays, mineral-based sunscreens work to immediately block UV rays from absorbing into the skin. Containing the active minerals Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide, mineral-based sunscreens provide physical protection from the sun.



When you use our signature SWIRL, TAP, BUFF application method, the mineral pigments warm up and transform from powder to a silky cream that blends seamlessly onto your skin. Easy to use, this weightless mineral foundation gives you natural-looking coverage that never looks cakey.

Our online Foundation Shade Finder makes it easy to choose your shade. You can also stop by a bareMinerals boutique for a free Shade Matching consultation.




Why you’ll love it:


Based on a 1-week U.S. consumer study of 106 people - 95% agreed this foundation reduced the appearance of flaws and imperfections - 99% agreed this foundation doesn’t dry out their skin


Based on a 6-week U.S. clinical study of 29 people - People saw a 46% increase in clearer looking skin - Promotes clearer, healthier-looking skin over time


  • • Minimizes the appearance of pores and imperfections
  • • Protects with Broad Spectrum SPF 15 non-chemical, mineral-based sun protection
  • • All-day wear
  • • Dermatologist-tested
  • • Non-comedogenic: will not clog pores or contribute to breakouts
  • • Non-acnegenic
  • • Hypoallergenic
  • • Cruelty-free and vegan
  • • Free of talc, gluten, synthetic fragrance, PEGs and more
Vegan Friendly
Gluten Free
Bare Guaranteed

Our team suggests:

SWIRL, TAP, BUFF® Our signature application method will give you buildable, seamless, natural-looking coverage! We recommend applying with our [ Beautiful Finish Brush], which deposits the ideal amount of minerals and fits perfectly into the cap. Step 1: SWIRL a small amount of foundation in the cap until it disappears into the brush. Step 2: TAP away any excess. Step 3: BUFF onto your skin in circular motions. This activates the minerals and transforms them from a powder to a silky cream. Repeat until you’ve achieved the coverage you want, from sheer to full. Click, Lock, Go™ Sifter Instructions 1. FOR FIRST TIME USE: Remove the clear tab inside to toss away. (Sifter is now in open position.) 2. Dispense product inside lid and begin “Swirl, Tap, Buff®” application. 3. When finished, grab the outer ridges of the sifter and turn to the right until it clicks. (The click indicates the sifter is in closed position.)* 4. Close jar lid. 5. FOR CONTINUED USE: Open jar lid and turn the sifter to the left until it clicks into open position. *To stop the flow of product, always close the sifter prior to placing jar lid back on.

What’s inside:

What’s inside:
- Titanium Dioxide & Zinc Oxide: Provide non-chemical, mineral-based sunscreen protection - Mica & Bismuth Oxychloride: Provide a luminous finish with a silky, soft-skin feel - Iron Oxides: Clean, mineral-based pigments for natural-looking color and coverage

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Titanium dioxide 25% , Zinc oxide 20% INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Bismuth oxychloride, titanium dioxide, mica, iron oxide


  • Is medium beige 12 closer to medium beige than medium beige 10 which looks a little light for me It’s more confusing when they added the numbers 

    Asked by: Peg2
    Hi Peg2, The shade you've always loved and are looking for is now called Medium Beige 12. We hope this helps!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-10

    I’ve been using golden beige 13 and I’m not sure what my new foundation match would be. My body is much darker than my face now, esp since I always make sure to put sunscreen on my face.

    Asked by: Katie248
    Hi Katie248, We applaud your use of sunscreen because it is so important! We suggest trying Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Golden Nude 16.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-10

    I inquired about a shade a few weeks ago. The answer I got was to use “Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Warm Natural 12.” There isn’t an option for Warm Natural (for original loose) and number 12 is Medium Beige. Did they mean Medium Beige 12?

    Asked by: Mtdowner
    Hi Mtdowner, We apologize for any misunderstanding. Medium Beige 12 in our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 and Warm Natural 12 in our barePRO Performance Wear Pressed Powder Foundation are both ideal for light to medium skin with neutral undertones. We think you could wear either or both based on your preference!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-03

    Hello, I’ve used Estée Lauder’s double wear foundation in Warm Vanilla and recently started to use Complexion Rescue. When I try to enter this into the shade match, I’m getting 2 different results - Warm Ivory 07 and Fairly Light 03. What shade is right?

    Asked by: Jlee
    HI Jlee, The main difference in our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in shades Fairly Light 03 and Golden Ivory 07 is the skintone. Both of these shades are ideal for neutral to warm skintones but Fairly Light 03 is recommended for fair skin and Golden Ivory 07 is best for light skin.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-03

    What shade of BAREPRO® PERFORMANCE WEAR POWDER FOUNDATION would I need if I use Tan 17 in the Matte loose foundation?

    Asked by: saied
    HI saied, We suggest trying barePRO Performance Wear Pressed Powder Foundation in Toffee 19.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-03

    I am light skinned with neutral-cool undertones. What shade would u recommend?

    Asked by: doglover123
    Hi doglover123, We suggest trying Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Neutral Ivory 06.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-03

    My container says Tan w/ N30 next to it, in a circle thing. It's just supposed to be Tan. Is this the right pick?

    Asked by: jerijed
    Hi jerijed, The shade you're looking for is Tan 19 in our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 151
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-03

    I got the shade "Medium Beige" but it was slightly dark for me and had an unflattering, pigmented orange hue for my pale skin. The veins on my body are green/blue/purple, but the veins around my eyes are just purple, sometimes blueish. What is my shade?

    Asked by: cookies34
    Hi cookies34, We suggest Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Neutral Ivory 06.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-07-30
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