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silverchic
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Customer AvatarReviewer: silverchic
Location:northern NY
Age Range:45-54
Skin Type:Combination
Skin Shade:Light
Hair Color:Gray/Silver
Eye Color:Hazel
Date:01/30/2015
Great Palette
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
I love this palette - it's so versatile. I think I can make use of every color which is rare in a larger palette. The brush is surprisingly functional too!
+5points
Helpful Votes Recieved: 5out of 5found this review helpful.
 
Customer AvatarReviewer: silverchic
Location:northern NY
Age Range:45-54
Skin Type:Combination
Skin Shade:Light
Hair Color:Gray/Silver
Eye Color:Hazel
Date:08/09/2013
yes yes yes
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Such a beautiful glow! I don't want a lot of shimmer ...I dust this very lightly over my (Fairly Light) Matte Foundation & it's perfect! Gives such a fresh healthy glow. Great for a subtle blush ...or an 'eyeshadow' too, for a finished but dressed down look.
+7points
Helpful Votes Recieved: 7out of 7found this review helpful.
 
Customer AvatarReviewer: silverchic
Location:northern NY
Age Range:45-54
Skin Type:Combination
Skin Shade:Light
Hair Color:Gray/Silver
Eye Color:Hazel
Date:08/09/2013
amazing formula
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: devine, lightweight
Tried my sample - love it any way you slice it ...smells light & natural (no artificial fragrances that I can see) and what an amazing formula. I have a background in cosmetic chemistry, so believe me when I say the ingredients are top notch, skin loving and pro perfecting! Great under makeup. Drier skin types might need a heavier formula but for all others - devine
+3points
Helpful Votes Recieved: 3out of 3found this review helpful.
 
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Questions
 
fintertip application?
Can this foundation be successfully applied using the fingertips? I do get tired of all the special brush needs ...I feel this might be a marketing thing to get us to spend more
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silverchic
northern NY
2 months ago
 
Warm tone or neutral?
On my screen it looks like this might be on the warm side? I try to avoid too much warmth as my hair is silver. Neutrals work best for me.
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silverchic
northern NY
2 months ago
 
Eyeshadow or eyelid primer?
Soooo ...is this an actual 'eyeshadow' or a primer? It's listed under primers, but says 'eyeshadow' TY
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silverchic
northern NY
2 months, 1 week ago
 
tone? warm,cool or neutral?
I think I'd like to try this Radiance ...is the rose color more on the cool side, warm or a neutral? TY!
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silverchic
northern NY
1 year, 6 months ago
 
Answers
 
fintertip application?
Can this foundation be successfully applied using the fingertips? I do get tired of all the special brush needs ...I feel this might be a marketing thing to get us to spend more
Soooo... I am going to answer my own question ...I thank you everyone one for their answers - but for those pondering the conflicting views here; I am very happy with finger tip application. It IS even, NOT streaky in the least. I do LOVE this foundation. So my advice to anyone else wondering the very same thing is - if you don't already have the brush & have a limited budget ...but you really wanna try the foundation - try it! Use fingertip application for starters. If you aren't quite happy with that, get the brush when you can afford to. I'm very happy w/o the brush. Sometimes after application I buff my flawless face brush over my face for good measure but really just as an after thought. I honestly don't feel it's necessary.
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silverchic
northern NY
1 week ago
 
How much product comes in the full size bottle? Also, why don't I see the color 'Blushing Apricot'? I got that color as a free gift with a purchase.
I love this product but I may want to purchase the color Blushing Apricot and I do not see it on the site. I am also curious about how big of a bottle it is available in.
can't help you with the color but I believe the full size product is 3ml/.10oz. It would be helpful if bareMinerals would make this info available for all their products ...maybe it was an oversite
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silverchic
northern NY
1 month, 2 weeks ago
 
What are the key ingredients?
The ingredients for anti aging results.
Hi - I have a background in cosmetic chemistry ...there are so many 'key' ingredients here ...where to start. To answer your question I'd have to list nearly the entire ingredient list ... this is a lightweight - great daytime formula, or a good day/night for normal to combo skin ...there are no peptides - which are some of the heavyweights in anti aging but you can look for those in a serum. There are a host of botanicals, extract and such that target and balance and sooth

HTH

Cocoglycerides, Jojoba Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Soil Minerals, Propanediol, Prunus Armeniaca #Apricot# Kernel Oil, Lecithin, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lonicera Caprifolium #Honeysuckle#Flower Extract, Glycine Soja #Soybean# Sterols, Linoleic Acid, Phospholipids, Honey, Panthenol, Sucrose Cocoate, Lonicera Japonica #Honeysuckle# Flower Extract, Glycine Soja #Soybean# Oil, Lavendula Hybrida Oil, Lavendula Angustifolia #Lavender# Oil, Avena Sativa #Oat# Kernel Extract, Punica Granatum Sterols, Tamarindus Indica Seed Polysaccharide, Trehalose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Acacia Dealbata Flower/Stem Extract, Aspalathus Linearis Extract, Anthemis NobIlis Flower Oil, Aspalathus Linearis Leaf Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita #Matracaria# Flower Extract, Coffea Arabica #Coffee# Seed Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra #Licorice# Root Extract, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Myrothamnus Flabellifolia Leaf/Stem Extract
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silverchic
northern NY
1 year, 6 months ago