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bareMinerals READY® SPF20 Foundation

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Discover our solid mineral technology with long-wearing coverage that blends seamlessly onto skin with a natural finish. Our bareMinerals READY® SPF20 Foundation is powdered by minerals to give you all the bareMinerals benefits you know and love. See Details

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Colour: R270
Description: For medium-to-tan skin with yellow-olive undertones

True, this is technically a foundation. But our proprietary solid mineral technology will give you a completely new perspective on what a foundation can do for you. Invisible long-wearing coverage beautifully covers everything yet feels like nothing. And a 108% increase in skin hydration* keeps your skin smooth, fresh and younger-looking.

Available in 20 skin-baring shades.

Award-Winning Foundation:

  • The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards 2013 - Best Breakthrough Beauty Product
  • The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards 2013 - Best Foundation

Need help selecting your shade? Click here for our new Shade Match

FREE Mini Prime Time Foundation Primer on all orders of bareMinerals READY® SPF 20 Foundation. Enter code PRIME1 at checkout.**


*Based on an independent U.S. clinical study of 30 women after 12 hours of wear.

**Available on all orders at bareMinerals.co.uk only whilst stocks last. Mini Prime Time size 15ml.

Size: 14g

£1.78 per 1g

  • Silky formula combines our proprietary SeaNutritive Mineral Complex composed of positively-charged sea minerals with antioxidants and cold pressed rose hip seed oil
  • Looks like a powder, feels like a cream
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Boron Nitride, Titanium Dioxide, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Magnesium Silicate, Silica, Nylon-12, Humic Acids, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Jojoba Esters, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Lecithin, Betaine, Algae Extract. May Contain (+/-): Mica, Zinc Oxide (Ci 77947), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, 77492, 77499).

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Effortless Beauty I used to suffer from mild acne and was using the 'BE Original Foundation' and although it was a blessing that I managed to stumble upon it, it was very time consuming trying to cover all my imperfections. When I heard BE had come out with a new compact foundation I immediately had a look online, though there were not as many positive reviews as I thought. My biggest concern was: is this foundation going to be as light and breathable as the Original Foundation? Well I went to a local store and tried it on and WOW! 2 effortless minutes to flawless skin! And just for the record it was just as light and breathable as the Original Foundation AND takes less then half the time to apply! A truly AMAZING product! 12/06/2013
First timer...so disappointed! As a qualified beauty therapist and make up artist I was super excited to try bare minerals...firstly I am very disappointed in the quality of the brushes, my face felt hot and sore after using them, secondly disappointed in the quality and finish - the shade nowhere near matched my skin tone and the finish was patchy, cakey and dusty. Never ever been so disappointed and will not be using again...what a waste of money! 14/07/2014
What's with the color change?!? I started using/switched to the Ready foundation formula about a yr ago (switched from the traditional loose mineral formula, which I had used for yrs). Found its coverage to be comparable and really liked that it was less messy & more user friendly in my purse or with travel. I always wore the "medium" in the loose mineral, but found the "medium beige" in the Ready to be a closer match to the "medium" in the loose, which I had always loved. Fast forward to now, I was out of my Ready Med Bg. Due to convenience, I usually order online b/c the closest store to me is several miles away. However, this time I happened to be in that neck of the woods, so I went by the BE store and purchased another Ready in Med. Bg., which I had been using for over 6 mos & was very happy with. Got the new replacement home, and it looked yellow on my skin versus the usual slightly pink to neutral undertones. I visually compared it to the old Med Bg in natural lighting & there is DEFINITELY a difference!! Thinking the store clerk may have accidentally picked up the wrong color or misunderstood my request (she got the product for me, I did not remove from store shelf myself), I compared the numbers on the back of the compact. They WERE different!! Old Med Bg was N20, but the store clerk gave me one that said R250. So I was convinced she sold me he wrong one & was going to try & return it. HOWEVER... I just now looked online to order another Med Bg and OMG, it is now indeed R250!! (WTHeck?!?) The store clerk did NOT make an error; BE has apparently CHANGED the color. I have no dang idea which color NOW translates into the old Med Bg. I have been a loyal customer for years, and did not see any communication via website or otherwise that they were changing up the colors. This stuff is not exactly cheap either!!! What is the deal?!? I would have ordinarily given this product a 4-5 star rating, but given the schizo color change that makes me look jaundiced, it now has only 2 stars. I am sooo disappointed. Would have continued to buy this product for many, many more yrs, but not now. :( 07/07/2014
Great foundation!!! New to bare minerals and really wish I'd discovered this range earlier. The ready foundation is a perfect match for me in shade R250. Perfect coverage and super long lasting, with no shine on my Tzone at all. It also didn't sit in the fine lines around my eyes unlike previous liquid foundations. I am a dedicated user for life! Also the customer service in Boots Southampton has been brilliant and very helpful :) 18/06/2014
Runs lighter in color I love the Bare Mineral formula and how it feels on my skin. It's weightless and doesn't cause my skin to react. I love the pressed powder, it goes on smooth, has a light matte finish and doesn't move throughout the day. Many products make my skin react. Between clogged pores, redness, and rashes I've learned that this brand works well for me. I've tried every foundation they make and love each one for different reasons. I go back and forth between liking the pressed and loose powders but I think I do like the pressed better. I feel like I get more out of it and can use less to get the same amount of coverage as the loose powder. My one complaint is that it does run about a shade lighter in the same color as the original and matte formulas. 16/06/2014
On the go necessity The is a must have compact in your make up bag. Great for touch ups while on the go. Affordable and lasts long. Works great with the mini kabuki brush. 14/06/2014
Love the look, not the time What caused me to try this was how long each container lasts. I used Clinique due to skin issues, and love it, but every 30 days I need a new compact. Bare Escentuals costs the same, but lasts for months. I've been using Bare Escentuals for a little over a year now with a couple of breaks from it. I started with the loose powder and loved the way it looked, but it was messy, time-consuming, and took up too much space in my bag so I went back to the other stuff. Once I found out about the compact powder foundation, I just HAD to give it another try. I aboslutely love the way it looks, I never have to do any touch-ups (except when my allergies are bad and need to use a lot of tissue), my skin looks so smooth, and it holds up in the heat when I'm outside a lot. My only complaint is how long it takes to put on. I like to just slap on the necessities and go, like I could with my old powder foundation. Other than that, I'm extremely happy with stuff and will continue buying it! 09/06/2014
Great new foundation! I have been a faithful Bare Minerals fan for many years using the Original and the Matte powder foundations, but this new foundation blew me away! I have gotten compliments from TOTAL STRANGERS in the street, my friends ask me why I look so good, even my dad noticed my skin looked pretty. It is totally awesome! I got the new precision brush and it is amazing as well, soft to the touch, makes me wanna put my foundation on, and best of all, gives me full coverage and bright, fresh-looking skin. I have oily skin and it is still matte at the end of the day, no shine at all which is nice. However, I feel it hydrates my skin as well and it is definitely not drying. A little goes and looooong way! And it has soooo much staying power it's ridiculous. Mid-afternoon/early evening I look at my skin and the foundation is still going strong... No need for touch-ups. You need to get shade matched for sure! It will make all the difference. I dare anyone to use this foundation and not like it! It's pretty much impossible! 06/06/2014
THE BEST I LOVE my READY foundation. It is just PERFECT. It covers redness on my cheeks and I can build up my coverage and still look natural. It is LONG lasting, it never settled into any lines on my face and makes me look more polished. My skin is oily and the foundation still lasts very very long. No need to touch up throughout the day, I just use oil absorbing sheets and it looks like I just put on makeup. It is also so comfortable to the skin and lies so beautifully on it. I just can't say anything negative about it, it really is my perfect foundation. 06/06/2014
Perfcect for my skin- I LOVE this! I bought the compact this time around to try it out- I have 2 small kids so the quickest makeup routine I can get is the best for me! I am so impressed with the coverage and overall quality of the compact foundation! I normally do the loose powder which I have always liked but this is just AWESOME! I have oily areas on my face and some scarring, this product covers everything and I have had it on for 4 hours now and my face isn't even a bit oily- by now I've wiped off a lot of the loose powder from blotting oil. If you want quick and easy coverage, this is the way to go! 02/06/2014
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before i apply i use a cleanser and moisturiser as well as the prime time primer, and use the flawless foundation brush to apply, also apply mineral veil, i do not put a lot of foundation on also, just one layer as during the day it gets cake and patchy ! :(
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I can't tell from the ingredients but does this contain animal products?
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We do not test any products on animals. We also do not work with any manufacturers that do animal testing.
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I have the empty compact.
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No you will have to buy and new one if it has run out <3
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Unfortunately we do not sell refills for any of our bareMinerals READY range.
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I would like to find the equivalent ready foundation to the original powder foundation in shade N20, medium beige?
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We would recommend trying R250, R310 or R330. For further help you can check out our online Comparison Guide here: http://bit.ly/CompareBM and our Foundation Shade Guide here: http://bit.ly/foundationfinderUK
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How about fine lines under eyes?
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I'm 47 & can assure you that it doesn't settle in any fine lines. I do have a tip to minimise any 'pore settling' which can happen around the nose area; leave that area until last & only use the brush when you've buffed everywhere else on your face & it's 'empty'. That way you won't over-apply. Also use a primer but don't apply any foundation until it's completely absorbed. Hope that helps!
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Hi Kentlady, yes I have the same skin-type and it works well for me. It gives smooth even coverage and keeps the skin looking shine -free. It minimises the look of the pores and does not crack.
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Our bareMinerals READY SPF20 Foundation is great for all skin types and sounds like it would be great for your skin. The foundation is really hydrating for those dry areas, but because it is made with minerals it will help balance out any oily areas and won't block your pores.
If you are having trouble with how your foundation is sitting you may want to try it with our Prime Time Foundation Primer, which will prep your skin perfectly for a flawless foundation application.
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Hi, When I bought this foundation, the colour I bought was called N20 Medium Beige, has it been renamed or discontinued?
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I'm sure they still do this colour. If you have the tub maybe take it down to BM and see what they say? If it has been discontinued they I'm sure they will be able to match a similar colour to you. Hope that helps.
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The shade names for our bareMinerals READY SPF20 Foundation have changed since our initial launch. If you bought the shade Medium Beige, this would now be shade R250.
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come in as i dont want to buy the wrong shade for my face

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Take it to your local BM counter and let them match it to your skin. Hope that helps
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Hi Sophie. Medium is the equivalent to R210 for our bareMinerals READY SPF20 Foundation.
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I use medium dark so I was wondering which shade I would be in this foundation
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It is very difficult to tell what shade you will be in bareMinerals READY SPF20 Foundation without a shade match as the shades are so different from our loose foundation formulas. Our comparison guide (http://bit.ly/bMcomparison) indicated you could be either R450, R470 or R530. We do suggest that you pop into your local bareMinerals counter to get properly shade matched to ensure you get the right shade.
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I wear the shade fair in the original foundation. What shade will I need in this?
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Hi,

I was also fair in the 'Original Foundation' the best shade for you is R110 matches my skin tone perfectly!

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It is very difficult to tell what shade you will be in bareMinerals READY SPF20 Foundation without a shade match as the shades are so different from our loose foundation formulas. Our comparison guide (http://bit.ly/bMcomparison) indicated you could be either R110, R150 or R210. We do suggest that you pop into your local bareMinerals counter to get properly shade matched to ensure you get the right shade.
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I need the 'R' code for the online shop colour please. It is also says that it is the fairly light.
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The bareMinerals READY SPF20 Foundation shade you are after is R170 if your packaging states 'Fairly Light'.
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