bareMinerals Complexion Rescue SPF 25 Hydrating Foundation

Last updated: October 24, 2022

In addition to a water-based formula, this foundation also packs in SPF 25 protection without the use of chemicals. The size is only 2.6cm L x 3.1cm W x 15.2cm H, making it easy to store with your other makeup products or take on the go with you. The formula is more than 30 percent enhanced mineral water to deliver hydration to your skin while also covering blemishes.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: The compact build of this hydrating foundation makes it great for packing in your luggage or keeping in your purse for touchups throughout the day.

In our analysis of 24 expert reviews, the bareMinerals Complexion Rescue SPF 25 Hydrating Foundation placed 3rd when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Contains over 30% enhanced mineral water. Helps protect against pollution: environmental aggressors, heavy metals and blue light. Provides non-chemical SPF 25 protection. The package dimension of the product is 2.6cmL x 3.1cmW x 15.2cmH.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

A clean, water-based formula that offers a radiant finish and helps hydrate the skin for a flawless look.
Convenient, compact packaging. Covered the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Natural finish.
Not only does it use clean, natural ingredients, but a clinical study showed a 146% improvement in skin's hydration levels after 2 weeks of use. Even better: It has SPF25 built in.
Contains SPF. Non-comedogenic. Buildable.
- Byrdie
Clean Ingredients with skincare benefits. Convenient Packaging for touch ups. Built in Mineral Sunscreen SPF25. Easy to Apply & Blend. Coverage is buildable. Does Not Settle into Pores, Fine Lines or Wrinkles. Wears well with and without a Primer. Good Shade Selection. Long Wearing 8-10 hours.

What reviewers didn't like

Despite its 20 shade options, some users find it difficult to find a color match.
Some testers had to apply quite a lot to get a medium to full coverage. One tester found the texture dry, which made it difficult to blend. Another tester would've liked a longer-lasting finish.
Feels greasy.
- Byrdie
Requires a Primer for Oily Skin. Needs a Finishing Powder on Combo to Oily Skin.
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