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Bare essentials
Jun 5, 2004
... Personally, I didn't care for Bare Escentuals - although I love mineral makeup. I do recommend buying samples, whichever line you decide to try. The thing I didn't like the most about BE was the fact that it looked *shiny* on my skin - even when I used the Mineral Veil - which was supposed to help eliminate that. It's due to the shiny mica & bismuth oxychloride (which can... (7 replies)
... the very few times I used it, i got a few pimples. Could have been totally coincidental, but then again, I heard some people can actually have a reaction to the mica that is used in the product. ... (22 replies)
... Then they're NOT using the same kind of mica as the companies with the matte powders. ... (22 replies)

Aug 10, 2006
... t makes mineral makeup, and bareMinerals in particular, unique is the way that the buffing action causes the bareMinerals "foundation" to bond with the skin, and mica and other minerals in the Mineral Veil to float on the skin, using the reflective properties of the minerals to erase skin imperfections. ... (31 replies)
... Oops, all these different names of the powdered make up are confusing! Sorry. The one without the bismuth, mica is called Mineral Basics. I'm sure there are other brands as well without it but this is the one I was referring to. ... (10 replies)
... I can't answer all your questions cuz I've only tried Bare Escentuals. I don't think you would like that one either if you don't like the dewey look cuz that one is dewey as well. ... (22 replies)
... Bare Escentuals leaves behind a very oily residue, even after using the Mineral Veil. ... (10 replies)
Is there anything
May 21, 2004
... You have to look at other things, too - not just makeup. What type of cleanser are you using? Do you use a toner/astringent? Any other products? If you use too many products that are made to strip oil from your face or products that are too harsh - your face is stripped of oil - then the body responds by producing more oil, so you end up even oilier. A gentle cleanser, a... (2 replies)
... I just posted in another thread about Everyday Minerals, which I first learned about while reading reviews for Bare Escentuals mineral makeup online - a lot of people had switched to Everyday Minerals because of the quality, reasonable pricing and because they have more formulas that are more matte than BE's mineral makeup, which can be shiny. Everyday Minerals makeup is... (6 replies)
Eye liner?
Jan 9, 2005
... Bare Escentuals is my favorite. so pure and natural. Its from the earth, you can even sleep in it! ... (11 replies)
... Mica IS what causes the shine. Straight out of the mouth of Leslie Blodgett, CEO and President of Bare Escentuals. ... (22 replies)
... After reading so many raves about Bare Escentuals, I finally ordered some (cost $60!). I have tried using it numerous times and it just looks HORRIBLE on my skin. All of my imperfections (enlarged pores, dry areas, lines, tiny scars) look much more noticeable with it. I think the main problem is the sparkly (mica ?) stuff that's in it. I suppose if you have near perfect skin... (10 replies)

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