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Review of Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals Well-Rested For Eyes

Reader Review of the Day: Bare Escentuals BareMinerals Well-Rested For Eyes

You voted, and the results were clear. The Best Concealer of 2008 was Bare Minerals. So, I decided to check out the ever-expanding Product Reviews page to find out more for myself. While the product overall ranks 3.5 out of 5 stars (not too shabby), reader Ehouse had a mediocre opinion on Bare Escentuals BareMinerals Well-Rested For Eyes ($18), calling it just "an OK pale eye shadow." Check out her review below:

"This is a perfectly OK pale vanilla toned eyeshadow, and works fine as a base color. I didn't find it effective as a concealer. Most of us would have to be careful about using a powder like this under the eye anyway, as it tends to settle in the fine lines. It can be mixed with a moisturizer if you're determined to try to use it as a concealer."

Want to add your own two cents? Check out our product reviews section to share your thoughts.

TANGY TANGY 8 years
Everyday Minerals is the best mineral make-up. Everyday Minerals Peach concealer with Sunlight concealer on top = darkest of dark circles eraser. For dark circles, you need a salmon colored concealer to cancel out the purple/blue.
emilita emilita 8 years
when i bought my BE the woman helping me at the store used bisque as a concealer and then well rested in the inner corners, etc. as a brightener - i think comparable to something like benefit eyebright
chaimaretto chaimaretto 8 years
BE is really the only makeup I can use on my crazy sensitive acne-prone skin. Though I do understand a lot of people are really sensitive to it and other MMU's for some reason. I like Well Rested. I put it down for a long time in favor of Benefit's eye brighteners but I'm getting back into Well Rested again for my lids -- it's really great on the eyelids to even out any dark tones and to brighten up the eye. Good as a shadow primer, too (b/c it evens out those tones before shadow goes on). But as for a concealer... I like other products better for UNDER the eye coverage, but it is still a good option for me.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
BE user here - Well Rested was never intended to be a concealer, it was first marketed as an eyeshadow but a lot of us user found it was great as a shadow base/primer and it is. I'm very oily and it works wonders for me and never settles in my 50 year old lines. Been using it for 7/8 maybe 9 years now and couldn't be happier!
emalove emalove 8 years
Never tried this, but I probably wouldn't...don't need it.
a_mama a_mama 8 years
I use the elf mineral makeup and love it. The prices absolutely can't be beat, and there always seems to be a deal or bonus going on.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Haven't used it yet...I find using their all over face powder works just fine to conceal.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
Well Rested is okay, but there's better concealers in my opinion.
foxie foxie 8 years
I disagree brianna. I have acne and BE really does a good job of covering it. I like that it's not liquid, too. Liquid makeup feels gross on blemished skin. I've not tried Well Rested, but it's rated above 4 stars on Sephora.
briannaNicole briannaNicole 8 years
I agree with Ehouse, it's just ok. I've never felt that BE gives me the coverage I desire. If you have perfect skin it's probably great, but it's definitely not a 'cover up that huge blemish' type make up.
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