In 1998 Leslie Blodgett first presented bareMinerals Makeup on QVC and started the Mineral Makeup craze. It is the most popular and best selling mineral foundation. Bare Escentuals is often misspelled as Bare Essentials.
Although the foundation and other original items have remain relatively unchanged, the line has expanded with new colors and products being constantly added.
Bare Minerals Cosmetics includes comprehensive line of minerals, including Mineral Veil (which is their best selling product) and an extensive line of color mineral products for the face, cheeks and eyes. They have even ventured into skin care with their Skin Care line. (It was originally called rareMinerals, but it has been rebranded as bareMinerals.)
Here are the Bare Minerals products reviewed on Mineral Makeup Reviews:
Original Foundation - includes reviews, ingredients and information about how to select the best shade.
Mineral Veil is a finishing powder and is Bare Escentuals best selling product. Includes reviews, ingredients and informations about all the different types of this product.
Mineral Makeup Color Makeup: An overview of all bareMinerals color cosmetics.
Face Colors - Overview of all color products for the face.
Multi-Tasking Minerals - Minerals that are used for many different purposes, including Bisque, which is most often used as a concealer.
All Over Face Colors - are sheer colors that give a subtle color to your skin and may also used by fairer complexions as blush.
Blush - more pigmented that all over face color and come in a variety of shades.
Eye Makeup - Overview of all bareMinerals Eye makeup
Eye Shadows - are the matte, "non-sparkly" eye shadows.
Glimmers - have shine/shimmer, although the shimmer can be buffed down quite a bit.
Glimpses - are a combo of eye shadows and glimmers - they are more subtle.
Liner Shadows - are intense pigments that are suitable for lining, but are also used by many in the crease area of the eye lid and also on the brows.
Eyeliner Application Tips
Skin Care - an overview of the Rare Minerals skin care line, including the new Rare Minerals moisturizer.
Rare Minerals - this is the first skin care product in the Rare Minerals line. It is a mineral night time skin care treatment.
Rare Minerals Blemish Therapy is a mineral and sulfur based acne treatment.
Rare Minerals Facial Cleanser is a mineral based facial cleanser and exfoliator.
Rare Minerals Ingredients
Rare Minerals Reviews
Bare Vitamins Skin Prep
Bare Vitmains, or bareVitamins, contains makeup prep products which include primers and skin "rev-er upper" products.
Bare Vitamins Prime Time Makeup Primer
Links to all the different Reviews -
Bare Minerals Reviews