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Steamboatstyle
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Customer AvatarReviewer: Steamboatstyle
Location:Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Age Range:45-54
Skin Type:Dry
Skin Shade:Light
Hair Color:Blonde
Eye Color:Blue
Date:09/20/2014
PERFECTION
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: i love it
I stopped in to the Cherry Creek (Denver) bareMinerals store ,on the way to the airport (I live in a small ski resort, no malls within 3 hours) because my ready foundation wasn't covering my rosacea well, and was blotchy. Lianna was a great help. First of all she did the color match, and I was using a shade too light. Then she explained the blotchiness was from my dry flaky skin. I purchased some Mineralixers to add to my Purely Nourishing Moisturizer. I also purchased the Exfoliating Cleanser. What a difference these products have made. I purchased the Perfection Palette in the Medium Beige, and I LOVE IT. The palette was so easy to travel with, and everything in it is great. I love the concealer, I use it as an eyeshadow primer, the highlighter is my eyeshadow, the Mineral Veil is great in the medium shade...I could go on and on-and I have! The best part is that it looks so natural , no blotchiness and an even skin tone, people say I look great - not my make up looks great ! Thank you for your well trained staff .
+5points
Helpful Votes Recieved: 5out of 5found this review helpful.
 
ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 - Size: Large (8 g / 0.28 Oz.)
 
Customer AvatarReviewer: Steamboatstyle
Location:Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Age Range:45-54
Skin Type:Dry
Skin Shade:Light
Hair Color:Blonde
Eye Color:Blue
Date:05/26/2014
Best Foundation
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: fabulous finish
I had recently reviewed the bareMinerals Ready Foundation, which I liked quite a bit. I had received a small tester of the Original, when I made this purchase at an Ulta. The color was Medium Beige. I learned to use a neutral shade because it's the best at covering Rosacea, and luckily this was the shade I was given. I was using a kabuki brush, as I thought I needed full coverage for my redness. The shade was just a little too dark so I purchased Fairly Light, and I mix them 1/2 and 1/2. I read a review that someone wanted a neutral between these 2 shades- this is it. You pay for 2 foundations up front, but it will last FOREVER. I also started using a big fluffy powder brush-with very little product in the cap...and it's amazing how much better it looks. It's a light to medium coverage- but it covers more :)
+7points
Helpful Votes Recieved: 7out of 7found this review helpful.
 
Customer AvatarReviewer: Steamboatstyle
Location:Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Age Range:45-54
Skin Type:Dry
Skin Shade:Light
Hair Color:Red
Eye Color:Blue
Date:05/15/2014
covers redness
Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: love it
I went to a Bare Minerals store on a whim, and was color matched for the Ready Foundation in Medium Tan, I'm between fair and medium and thought this would be too dark, it wasn't really...it is amazing how much lighter is goes on. I have some rosacea , and after seeing the video with Shelby, and with going to Ulta and buying some Original Bare Minerals powder I learned to go with the neutral for covering rosacea. I now use the Medium Beige in Ready. I love it, I learned to REALLY, REALLY go easy. I was getting it in my lines a little at first too ( like I've seen some comments) I decided one day to just tap ,and brush it on one whole side of my face, and another tap for the other side, It really is enough, and no bisque concealer is needed on my cheeks anymore!!
+2points
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Questions
 
Rosacae coverage from Ready Foundation
My Rosacea prone areas seem to get blotchy and the foundation doesn't cover well (nose and cheeks) Is my foundation too light?, am I not blending enough? It doesn't do it when I apply a very light application but I need to apply more for the coverage. The more I apply the worse it gets
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Steamboatstyle
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
5 months, 3 weeks ago
 
Answers
 
ORIGINAL Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 - Size: Large (8 g / 0.28 Oz.)
 
Which shade now that my skin is lighter?
Hi there, i have always used the medium beige shade as was recommended to me by the beautician selling your products a few years ago. Only I have noticed this winter it seems too dark with a slightly orange tint. Which shade is the best one to be one step lighter? I noticed the others have pink undertones but the one i have been using is neutral, would medium be ok in this case?
Medium is the pinkest color of all. if you want to stay neutral go with Fairly Light, and mix them.
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Steamboatstyle
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
3 months, 2 weeks ago
 
How Do I apply Ready foundation
Can you use your fingers to apply Ready Foundation or cotton ball? Any other ways you can suggest?
I think a brush is needed, a cotton ball or your fingers will just put the product in one spot. This foundation blends so nicely into the skin, but it won't without a brush in my opinion. I left my Precision Face Brush at my vacation home, and now use a big fluffy brush, or a mini kabuki, and get a nice medium coverage.
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Steamboatstyle
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
5 months ago