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ORIGINAL Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15

Award-Winning Mineral Foundation*

$31.00

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ORIGINAL Foundation is full of clean mineral pigments and non-chemical mineral sunscreen. Free of talc, parabens, phthalates, fragrance, preservatives and chemical sunscreen. Read more

Size: Large (8 g / 0.28 Oz.)

Additional Information

What it is:

ORIGINAL Powder Foundation is full of clean mineral pigments and non-chemical mineral sunscreen. Free of talc, parabens, phthalates, fragrance, preservatives and chemical sunscreen. Read more NUMBER 1 PRESTIGE LOOSE MINERAL FOUNDATION IN THE U.S.* NUMBER 1 PRESTIGE LOOSE POWDER FOUNDATION IN THE U.S.** Our bestselling powder foundation perfects your complexion with lightweight, buildable coverage that’s naturally luminous. The clean and simple formula is made with only 5 mineral ingredients, including non-chemical mineral sunscreen. It’s everything your skin needs… and nothing it doesn’t!" FULL OF: *Clean Mineral Pigments *Iron Oxides *Non-Chemical Mineral Sunscreen *Titanium Dioxide & Zinc Oxide *Silky, Luminous Finish *Mica (luminizing) *Bismuth Oxychloride (soft-skin feel) FREE OF: *Talc *Parabens *Phthalates *Fragrance *Preservatives *Chemical sunscreen bareMinerals® is always 100% cruelty-free MAKEUP SO PURE AND CLEAN YOU CAN SLEEP IN IT Meet the mineral makeup that changed everything. Our ORIGINAL Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15 is a clean, 100% vegan formula made with only 5 ingredients — all minerals. This clean mineral makeup feels weightless, lasts all day, and won’t clog your pores or cause breakouts…even if you sleep in it! BUILDABLE FULL COVERAGE, LUMINOUS FINISH Customize your coverage from sheer to full with this effortlessly buildable formula. When you use our signature Swirl, Tap, Buff® method, the mineral pigments transform into silky cream that blends seamlessly onto your skin, feels feather-light, and won’t settle into pores or fine lines. You’ll have a naturally luminous and healthy look, with the flawless finish of a liquid foundation and the feels-amazing breathability of a powder. NON-CHEMICAL MINERAL SUNSCREEN Stay protected with broad spectrum SPF 15. Mineral sunscreens give you safe and effective chemical-free protection from damaging UVA/UVB rays. Physical sunscreens containing the active minerals titanium dioxide and zinc oxide work to immediately block UV rays from absorbing into the skin, unlike chemical sunscreens that absorb UV rays. THE PERFECT SHADE FOR EVERY FACE We offer 30 shades that stay true all day, with no oxidizing or color change. Want to meet your perfect foundation match? Use our easy shade finder or visit a bareMinerals® Boutique for an IRL shade-match with a makeup artist! AWARDS • 10-Year Allure Best of Beauty Hall of Fame Winner • 10-Year Glamour Magazine Glammy Award Winner • Glamour Editor’s Pick • Martha Stewart Weddings Big-Day Beauty Award Winner 2017 • #1 Prestige Loose Powder Foundation in the U.S.**

 *Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Department Specialty, Makeup Sales, Jan 2017–Dec 2017

 **Source: The NPD Group, Inc. / U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Department/Specialty, Makeup Sales, 12 months ending February 2019

Why you’ll love it:

BENEFITS • Makeup So Pure and Clean You Can Sleep In It • Promotes clearer, healthier-looking skin over time • Minimizes the appearance of pores and imperfections • Provides broad spectrum SPF 15 non-chemical, mineral-based sun protection • Recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation as effective broad spectrum sunscreen • Non-comedogenic: won’t clog pores or contribute to breakouts • Non-acnegenic • Hypoallergenic • Dermatologist-tested • Wears all day • Available in 30 shades CLEAN FORMULA • Made with only 5 mineral ingredients • Formulated WITHOUT talc, parabens, binders, fillers, oils, waxes, fragrance or preservatives • Gluten-free • Vegan • None of our products are tested on animals
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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:

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

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

  • Hi, I was wondering if you could let me know what shade the Original Foundation Light W15 shade has now become? Thanks for you help.

    Asked by: AL01
    Hi AL01, Your shade in our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is now Light 08.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-07-16

    Hi, I am currently using your matte powder foundation in W15. I am looking to try the original mineral powder foundation, which shade should I go for? (Am looking to get the "get started kit") Thank you!

    Asked by: xwcmc
    Hi xwcmc, If you're wearing Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Neutral Medium 15 or barePRO Performance Wear Pressed Powder Foundation in Sandalwood 15, then you'll be shade Neutral Medium 15 in Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-07-03

    Hi BareMinerals Team,  I received this as a gift in shade medium 10, and normally purchase the shade vanilla in other foundation/tinted moisturizer products. Will this shade be too dark? Otherwise I’d love to give this to a friend. Thank you! 

    Asked by: Jen44
    Hi Jen44, Our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Medium 10 is best for medium skin with cool undertones. Your regular shade Vanilla 02 in Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream is best for fair skin with neutral undertones. We suggest maybe trying your gift foundation as your new summer shade and hope you like it as much as we do!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-07-02

    What concealers works best with this foundation (I wear golden ivory)? I want to use a concealer for under eyes and occasional blemishes. 

    Asked by: Jess27
    Hi Jess27, We think you may like our Loose Powder Concealer SPF 20. We also think you may like our Well-Rested Under Eye Brightener SPF 20.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-07-01

    I wear the shade C2 in MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation. What color would you recommend in bareMinerals Original Loose Powder Foundation? 

    Asked by: SUKL
    Hi SUKL, We think you'll really like using this handy tool to best identify your perfect shade match across our multiple foundation lines: https://www.bareminerals.com/shade-finder/
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-06-28

    Hi there! I saw a review about the color changing. I didn’t know this happened! Around when did it? I always used orig. medium beige 12 pdwr. and did notice a color change a few months ago too. What would I be now?

    Asked by: LJade
    Hi LJade, The Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 that you always loved is the same formula and hasn't changed but what did is that we simplified the name of your favorite foundation to be more globally relevant with a numbering system in which 1 is the lightest and 30 is the darkest. Shade names will still be available on packaging for your reference. You would still wear this in Medium Beige 12. The minerals in our Original Loose Powder foundation are derived from natural ingredients and as such, there can be variations from batch to batch. bareMinerals will continue to improve the standardization of this process which will eliminate these batch variations going forward.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-06-26

    In the bareMinerals Original powder, is there a difference between medium beige N20 and medium beige 12?

    Asked by: CMGrace
    Hi CMGrace, bareMinerals simplified the name of your favorite foundation to be more globally relevant with a numbering system in which 1 is the lightest and 30 is the darkest so your current shade in Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is Medium Beige 12!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-06-25

    What brush should I use with this loose powder?

    Asked by: Nicole123456789
    Hi Nicole123456789, We made our Beautiful Finish Foundation Brush to be the perfect companion tool for our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 and hope you love it as much as we do!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-06-13

    What is the closest shade match to bamboo 5.5 in complexion rescue?

    Asked by: Dizzle
    Hi Dizzle, We think you'll like Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Golden Beige 13.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-05-28

    Does the original foundation contain nanoparticles? 

    Asked by: Rach12
    Hi Rach12, No, our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is not formulated with nano Titanium Dioxide or Zinc Oxide.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-04-30

    Is this product waterproof?

    Asked by: Jackie26
    Hi Jackie26, Our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is long-lasting but does not claim to be waterproof.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-04-29

    I use Cetaphil's moisturizer with SPF because I have sensitive skin. Can I use this product after I use that moisturizer? Also, I use number 04 bare ivory in BareSkin. What is the best shade for this?

    Asked by: Bonstaku
    Hi Bonstaku We think you'll really like our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15, which is a clean, 100% vegan formula made with only 5 ingredients — all minerals. This clean mineral makeup feels weightless, lasts all day, and won’t clog your pores or cause breakouts…even if you sleep in it!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-04-11

    Hi there, I use the shade Sandstone 16 in the barepro powder compact. What shade should I order in the loose powder?

    Asked by: Saige92
    Hi Saige92, We think you;ll like our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Golden Nude 16.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-04-03

    How do I prevent the powder foundation from creasing in my lines and wrinkles? I use the bareMinerals primer and am using the "swirl, tap, buff" method but it always creases. What am I doing wrong? :-(

    Asked by: SueW
    Hi SueW, Great question! We think a primer beforehand is an amazing way to prep the skin for your makeup application. We also love priming the skin after cleansing. First, we love applying a serum like our Skinlongevity Vital Power Infusion Serum, followed by a moisturizer to hydrate the skin, like our Bare Haven Essential Moisturizing Soft Cream. Your skin should now be ready for your regular makeup routine.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-04-02

    I would wear original foundation in the light shade however now it comes as light 08. Is it the same shade? what shade is the same as the original light? For some reason the light 08 seems darker than the original light shade

    Asked by: Karina05
    Hi Karina05, The Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 that you always loved is the same formula and hasn't changed but what did is that we simplified the name of your favorite foundation to be more globally relevant with a numbering system in which 1 is the lightest and 30 is the darkest. Shade names will still be available on packaging for your reference. You would now wear this in Light 08. Our foundation is made with 5 mineral ingredients, which are naturally derived elements so there can be very slight differences occasionally. We want to assure you though that your beloved foundation is still the same foundation!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-04-02

    I am light-complected and have used the "Warmth All-Over Face Color Bronzer" for the crease on my eyelid. Could I play around with the darker shades of the "Original Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15" and use it in the same way as an eyeshadow?

    Asked by: Lynski
    Hi Lynski, We love that you like to experiment with your makeup routine and think you should feel free to use this in that way if you'd like!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-03-29

    I use and am very happy with the bareMinerals BareSkin liquid foundation. However I would also like to try the original powder foundation during the summer. Is it appropriate for dry/mature skin? Thank you.

    Asked by: SueW
    Hi SueW, Yes, we think you're going to love our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15! This foundation is made with only 5 mineral ingredients and is suitable for all skin types.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-03-25

    What is the difference between the original formula powder and the matte powder?

    Asked by: Brooke69
    Hi Brooke69, Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 perfects your complexion with lightweight, buildable coverage that’s naturally luminous, whereas our Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is a super-lightweight loose powder foundation that perfects your complexion with buildable, sheer-to-full coverage and a silky matte finish.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-03-22

    I love the Medium Beige Foundation powder. For an on the go option of pressed powder foundation, what shade comes closest to Medium Beige?

    Asked by: Golfgirl
    Hi Golfgirl, We think you should try our barePRO Performance Wear Pressed Powder Foundation in Warm Natural 12.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-03-12

    I see a sign in the bottom it: "JJ03B" in The Prime time Orginal and "JK01C" in BareMinerals Foundation. Please tell me the Expiry date of your products & I can feel secure about the use of your products.I hope to receive your answer as soon as possible

    Asked by: Trang Thu Nguyen
    Hi Trang Thu Nguyen, The manufacturing date of your bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is March 2016 & January 2017 for your foundation. Generally, we suggest allowing 2 years for unopened products and 1 year on opened products, however many adhere to the rule that unopened products have a 3 year shelf life.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-03-11

    Is this product Non Comedogenic?

    Asked by: lexi01
    Hi lexi01, Yes, this product is non-comedogenic and won’t clog pores or contribute to breakouts.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-03-04

    If Light 08 almost matches my skin but is a little bit too orange/yellow, and Fairly Light 03 is too white, what should I try? If I get one that doesn't match, can I return it for a different shade?

    Asked by: Hannah Beth
    Hi Hannah Beth, We think you should try our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Golden Ivory 07. Our policy states that any product is eligible for an exchange or return within 30 days of purchase, which you can initiate by contacting our Customer Service team at customerservice@bareminerals.com or calling 888.795.4747 (M – Sun 8a – 11p EST).
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-26

    I now use Sheer Cover concealer in Medium & Sheer Cover Mineral foundation in medium or in summer I use tan. What concealer & foundation would work for me?

    Asked by: lfoxylady
    Hi lfoxylady, In order to best identify your perfect foundation shade we suggest using either this handy tool: https://www.bareminerals.com/shade-finder/ or visiting one of our bareMinerals boutiques where a trained Beauty Associate can shade match you. Neutral Medium 15 in our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 may be a good place to start.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-26

    I used Original Loose Powder Medium Beige N20. Now with the changed color codes I am confused and wonder which one is "mine"? Thanks for your help in advance!

    Asked by: Emese
    The Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 that you always loved is currently named Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Medium Beige 12. As you may have noticed, we simplified the name of your favorite foundation to be more globally relevant with a numbering system in which 1 is the lightest and 30 is the darkest. Shade names will still be available on packaging for your reference.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-23

    I wear covergirl simply ageless in classic ivory, which is a good match for me. which shade of original bare minerals should I choose? (fairly medium is good for me in summer)

    Asked by: Loisbaby
    From the ladies on youtube and some of these questions/answers, the answer is fair 01. It is perfect. I am so happy to finally find the right shade, no line from face to neck!
    Answered by: loisbaby
    Date published: 2019-02-23

    Do all the shades contain both titanium dioxide and zinc oxide? I noticed some shades list only titanium dioxide in the ingredient list. 

    Asked by: Misha15
    Hi Misha15, Not all shades in our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 contain the same ingredients. Some shades contain or may contain Zinc Oxide & a complete ingredient list is provided for each shade and product on our website for your reference. We can confirm that the below 2 shades do not contain Zinc Oxide: o Fairly Light: ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Titanium dioxide: 25% INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: bismuth oxychloride, mica, iron oxides o Medium: Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 25%, Inactive Ingredients: Bismuth Oxychloride, Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Iron Oxides We hope this helps. Thank You,
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-23

    What do I use first concealer or foundation

    Asked by: Dee56
    Hi Dee56, We suggest applying your favorite bareMinerals concealer (we like our Loose Powder Concealer SPF 20 with this foundation) before your foundation to effortlessly conceal imperfections, or after foundation for extra coverage if needed.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-23

    I ordered medium beige number 12...it came medium beige number 20. Is it the same thing? It doesn’t look like so.

    Asked by: Ariasss
    Hi Ariasss, Our bareMinerals Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Medium Beige 12 should read as such, however in order to best address your specific situation we encourage you to reach out to our Customer Service team by calling 888.795.4747 (M – Sun 8a – 11p EST) or contacting customerservice@bareminerals.com so they can provide additional information on the actual product you received.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-23

    What shade in original loose powder foundation is the same as sandstone 16 in liquid pro foundation?

    Asked by: dominican 3
    Hi dominican 3, We think you'll like our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Golden Nude 16.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-23

    Hello Im new to bare mineral and would like to try original bare mineral... I had been using pur mineral cosmetic in golden dark. Which shade would best match that?

    Asked by: Unique
    Hi Unique, Welcome to bareMinerals! In order to best identify your perfect foundation shade we suggest using either this handy tool: https://www.bareminerals.com/shade-finder/ or visiting one of our bareMinerals boutiques where a trained Beauty Associate can shade match you.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2019-02-23
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