Item# US57978

ORIGINAL MATTE Loose Mineral Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

$35.00

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  • These don't seem to go in numerical order, is that right? Like fair ivory 02 actually seems darker than fairly medium 05, is it? So if 05 is just a bit too light, which cool/neutral is one shade darker that I should try?

    Asked by: msjuliars
    Hello msjuliars, Our shade range goes by depth and undertone and not necessarily light to dark. You can hover your cursor over the colors for a brief description of each shade. One shade darker with a similar depth and undertone is Light Beige 09 in the Original Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15 collection. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2022-02-04

    I have been using the Blemish Rescue Skin-Clearing Loose Powder Foundation in Fairly Medium 1.5c. Apparently bareMinerals is discontinuing that line, so what shade should I get with the ORIGINAL MATTE LOOSE MINERAL FOUNDATION BROAD SPECTRUM SPF 15

    Asked by: Leigh711
    Hello Leigh711, Our corresponding shade with a similar depth and undertone is Fairly Medium 05 in the Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2022-01-27

    I have an old version called Medium Beige N20 in the matte foundation with SPF. I recently purchased the Medium Beige 12, but I’m hesitant to open it because it doesn’t look like the same shade. Are these the same?

    Asked by: Niccole
    Hello Niccole, We have since changed the Original and Matte Loose Powder Foundation number system. Please note that the shades remain the same; however, the shade is now called Medium Beige 12. Please note, the natural minerals become separated and discolored over time. It may be why you feel the shade looks different from the one you recently purchased, especially if your original powder is over a year old. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2022-01-11

    Years and years ago, I would purchase loose powder foundation in the color Medium Beige. Now, most everything is numbered...does anyone know today's equivalent to Medium Beige? If so, please let me know! Thanks!

    Asked by: laurajw
    Hello laurajw, We have since changed the Original and Matte Loose Powder Foundation number system. Please note that the shades remain the same; however, the shade is now called Medium Beige 12. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2022-01-07

    I usually get medium beige, but need to go a shade lighter for winter. What would be a shade or two lighter than the medium beige?

    Asked by: BLuM
    Hello BLuM, One shade lighter with a similar depth and undertone is Neutral Ivory 06, and two shades lighter is Fairly Light 03 in the Original Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15 collection. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-12-30

    I use 2cn what color would I use if I switch to the matte foundation instead of the blemish rescue 

    Asked by: Cindymiz
    Hello Cindymiz, Our corresponding shade with a similar depth and undertone is Soft Medium 11 in the Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-12-16

    I have always used medium tan 18 or N3 tan What is the replacement?

    Asked by: Shad
    Hello Shad, The shade Medium Tan 18 is still available in the Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15. Here is the link: https://www.bareminerals.com/makeup/face/foundation/loose-powder-matte-foundation-spf-15/US57984.html -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-10-25

    How is this different from original loose powder foundation?

    Asked by: Diane52
    Hello Diane52, The Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15 is for an oily skin type, and the Original Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15 is for a normal, dry, or combination skin type. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-10-22

    IS MEDIUM AND MEDIUM 10 THE SAME SHADE???I ASKED EARLIER, GOT A YES ONE DAY AND A NOT SURE ANOTHER DAY

    Asked by: LOL1
    Hello LOL1, The Original and Matte Loose Powder Foundation have the same shade range. So, for example, If you wear Medium 10 in the Original collection, you will also be the shade Medium 10 in the Matte collection. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-10-14

    I’m using 03 fairly light shade for foundation, which color is 2 shades darker (suitable for contouring) ? How about 1 shade lighter (for highlighting) ?

    Asked by: Mabe
    Hello Mabe, Two shades darker with a similar depth and undertone is Medium Beige 12, and one shade lighter is Fair Ivory 02 in the Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15 collection. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-09-28

    What shade number is recommend to substitute Fair C10 matte? 

    Asked by: Melq
    Hello Melq, We have since changed the number system in Original and Matte Loose Powder Foundation. Please note that the shades remain the same, however the shade is now called Fair 01. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-09-28

    how do i find my shade? i am using clinique cn10 alabaster

    Asked by: Bunch
    Hello Bunch, Based on your shade reference, we recommend Medium 10 in the Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15 as it has a similar depth and undertone as CN 10 Alabaster. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-09-18

    I can't decide between soft beige 09 or medium 10 in the matte finish loose powder foundation. Better to go slightly lighter or darker?

    Asked by: Dianne22
    Hello lana89, If you are torn between the shades, you may purchase multiple and return those that are not a good fit. Please note that we have a 30-day return policy, so if you are unhappy with the purchase, you are welcome to return it with the prepaid return label included in the order package. -Brittny, Clean Beauty artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-08-31

    Am I supposed to use mineral fuel after the matte foundation?

    Asked by: Kjmur
    Hello Kjmur, Yes, you can apply Original Mineral Veil Finishing Powder after your Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15 to help blur the look of pores and fine lines while setting your makeup. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-07-19

    Is this foundation meant to used for both foundation and powder purposes? Or should a separate powder be used?

    Asked by: LB76
    Hello LB76, The Loose Powder Matte Foundation SPF 15 is a powder foundation that you can wear alone and build up the coverage as needed, or you can pair it with a liquid foundation for extra coverage. -Brittny, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: Clean Beauty Artist
    Date published: 2021-06-01

    I use make up forever duo mat 209 (summer) and 207 (winter) Which one/ones of bare minerals should I get?

    Asked by: Samj
    Hello, Samj Thank you for your interest in our Matte Foundation SPF 15. We recommend trying the shade Golden Beige, which is perfect for warm skin with yellow undertones and a close match to Duo Mat 209. We recommend Golden Medium, which is perfect for light warm skin with a golden undertone and a close match to Duo Mat 207. -Jessica, Clean Beauty Artist
    Answered by: bareMInerals Artist
    Date published: 2021-04-06

    Light 08 is a tad too yellow for me...can you recommend an alternative(s)

    Asked by: goldentiger
    Hi goldentiger, We suggest trying our Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Golden Medium 14.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2021-02-05

    What is the new number for Matte C25?

    Asked by: Market
    Hi Market, The shade you're looking for is called Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Medium 10.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2021-01-28

    I currently use Light 08, but is a little dark. Before that I used 07, but it was a little too yellow. Number 07 is pinkish so that won't work. What would you suggest, mixing 08 and 06 or diluting 08 with the Mineral Veil?

    Asked by: CHRISTIsm
    Hi CHRISTIsm, We suggest trying Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Neutral Ivory 06 because it has a neutral undertone.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2021-01-22

    What is one shade lighter than medium tan 18? 

    Asked by: Frogntoad
    Hi Frogntoad, We suggest our Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Medium 10 or Neutral Medium 15.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2021-01-19

    I have this in Med Beige 12 but it leaves me so yellow and a tad darker. Flax 9.5 in BarePro Performance Liquid matches me 100% right now that it's winter, it's a little light during summer. What would you recommend close to Flax in the liquid form?

    Asked by: mmiissyy
    Hi mmiissyy, We think you should try our Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Light Beige 09.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2021-01-15

    Once you tap out some foundation and apply to one side of the face, do you tap out additional foundation to cover the other side of the face, etc.? Or does the initial amount cover the entire face? 

    Asked by: LaceyH
    Hi LaceyH, Great question! The amount of product you need to tap out will depend on how much coverage you want to achieve. We suggest starting out tapping a small amount and you can always add more!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2021-01-04

    I have light skin with red undertones.  I want to use the Matte Powder foundation.  Which shade(s) should I purchase?

    Asked by: Ursa
    Hi Ursa, We suggest trying Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Soft Medium 11.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-12-17

    I currently use the Warm Tan in matte but want to switch over to the original loose powder. What shade would I purchase?

    Asked by: VanessaB
    Hi VanessaB, Our Original & Matte Foundations Broad Spectrum SPF 15 were designed to be simple across both formulas so we recommend trying your favorite shade, Warm Tan 22, in the Original as well. We hope this helps!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-11-21

    I used the old Medium Tan, is the Medium Tan -18 the same colour?

    Asked by: Ms RJ
    Hi Ms RJ, Yes, the shade you are looking for is now called Medium Tan 18 in our Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-11-13

    I currently have Warm Tan (w35) and it is perfect. I am running low and don't see that color name. Do you still have that color in regular or Matte?

    Asked by: Arlene50
    Hi Arlene50, The Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 shade that you have always loved is now called Warm Tan 22. We hope this helps!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-11-13

    It seems that the original foundation in medium tan 18 is lighter than the matte in this shade. The matte looks so much darker. Is this true?

    Asked by: SueFanny
    Hi Suefanny, Our Original and Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 should not have shade discrepancies between them and if you need help with anything you have purchased please contact our customer service team directly at customerservice@bareminerals.com or calling 888.795.4747 (M – Sat 9a – 11p EST) so they can help!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-11-13

    Is this silicone free? 

    Asked by: Tibby
    Hi Tibby, No this foundation is not silicone free.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-11-24

    I have matte loose powder in 2C medium. What shade would you recommend in the new colors?

    Asked by: Penny20
    Hi Penny20, The shade you're looking for is now called Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Medium 10.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-10-05

    Hi, I wear medium beige 12 in matte loose powder foundation and it seems to oxidize to a darker shade, I would like to know what shade is one step lighter in the neutral tone? Thank you

    Asked by: Deana50
    Hi Deana50, We're sorry to hear that and are here to help! We suggest trying Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Neutral Ivory 06.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-10-03
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