Nude by Nature Natural Mineral Cover

Nude by Nature Natural Mineral Cover
Natural Mineral Cover


120 reviews

63% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.3

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 3.3

Price: $$$


Mica, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate, Kaolin (Australian Organic Clay), /- Iron Oxides, Ultramarine Blue.

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on 3/18/2018 8:24:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Olive, Neutral

Hair: Black, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

- No nasty additives as you would get in liquid foundation.
- Buildable coverage.
- They're often on sale in the Australian shops.
- Animal and cruelty-free.

- Can be drying on skin for those with dry and sensitive skin.

on 12/8/2017 7:29:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Blue

I love this powder. I use it as a setting powder with foundation underneath, and I have extremely oily combo skin but this powder is excellent. For a nice matte highlight effect I bake under my eyes, chin and triangle of my forehead and it works really well. I still need to use blotting papers towards the afternoon but this powder definitely works for the longest time. It's also extremely easy on my sensitive rosacea skin. I put it on under my liquid foundation and I have found it acts as a barrier and seems to keep my redness down.

Only CON is that the packaging sucks!!! So hard to get any powder out when you first open it! I guess because its jam packed (you get an amazing amount of powder considering the price) and so the powder is very hard to shake out. I have taken to removed the actual plastic shaker top with tweezers and just dipping my brush straight into the powder lol. That is the only bad thing I can say about it.

It also never oxidises or separates. This is my holy grail powder and I pray they never discontinue it!!!

on 7/27/2017 10:43:00 PM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

This is a great foundation if you are looking for natural powder based coverage that is not as harmful to the skin as some liquid foundations. The ingredients are very minimum and helped me for many years during my transition from liquid foundation. I found this very rarely broke me out. But over time I can't help the suspicion that it dried my skin (which can also be sensitising).

On my oily skin this foundation looked beautiful and helped control my oils. It gave me light, medium to full coverage and was easy to remove at the end of the day. At the time this was the most cost effective product for me with the amount of product you get and the ability to wait for sales. I had tried numerous drugstore foundations to endless dismay as each of them slowly sensitised my skin and eventually broke me out. I must admit at the time I didn't / couldn't believe that makeup could break you out, but everyone's skin reacts so differently to different ingredients.

This was a life saviour during that time. The only thing that drew me away from this is the shades. I couldn't find a match. Being a NC35 it was close to impossible as most of the powders run pink and made me look sick or ashy. They have come out with new tones, but I have moved on to tinted moisturisers which match me perfectly and don't break me out.

Overall I would recommend if you're looking to calm down you skin and don't mind powders. For me, I now find cosmetic companies are looking at ingredients and there has been alot of change in how things are formulated since then. I think this may partly be due to mineral foundations highlighting the concerns around skin harming ingredients.

on 7/10/2017 10:05:00 PM

Age: 56 & Over

Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm

Hair: Silver, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Green

I have used Bare Minerals for many years and always been very happy. My skin looks great with minimum definition to wrinkles and lines. Nude by Nature was on sale so I thought I thought I would try it. What a failure, there is no comparison to Bare Minerals. Nude by Nature made my mature skin look really bad, it seemed to accentuate lines and wrinkles I did not know that I had. It was embarrassing, it aged me by many years. Using primer made no difference the effect was still extremely aging. Tried it three or four times, there was no difference, so in the trash it went. I am staying with Bare Minerals.

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Age: 44-55

Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Blue

I went through a period of about 4 years where I only wore mineral powder foundation. I must have tried everything on the market including this brand. My main priorities for a mineral powder makeup is that give my skin a healthy look and they do not look cakey and flat. Unfortunately this one failed on all three criteria. It is also quite an expensive product for what you get. Just for comparison, I found the dirt cheap Maybelline powder was a far superior product in terms of the look and finish. If you are going to pay around $40 Australian for a powder foundation, I would suggest purchasing something like Revlon instead. The Nude brushes designed to go with the powder foundation are also very cheap and inferior.

Age: 30-35

Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

I love the finish that this leaves on my skin, as well as knowing that it is much healthier for my skin to breathe.

It looks good on top of a dewy foundation or dewy moisturiser, and seems to stay on well.
The biggest downfall, as with any mineral powders, is that the powder goes everywhere so I only use this at home. Not at work or in my handbag/on the go.

I also use it on top of a tissue to catch all the powder that goes everywhere.

The powder will also go all over your clothes when you brush it on.

It is worth it just have to get used to the impractical side of it.

I use the medium tone, and have olive/Asian skin.

Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

So I thought I would do a first impression review.
I bought this cheaper than rrp so I was excited to try! I came on here to read reviews after purchasing online, which left me a little nervous about the colour, as a lot have mentioned an orange tone. I am fair skinned and bought the light skin tone shade, which had me worried if maybe I should have got the fair skin shade instead. On arrival of the foundation today I opened the box and was really happy with the size and the packaging for this powder foundation, I like that you can close off the holes that the powder comes from. Less mess! The shade looked promising in person and as I applied to my face I was so pleasantly surprised, perfect match to my skin! No nasty orange tone! It is so light and satin, and just left my skin looking almost air brushed but in a natural lightwe coverage way. It is very light coverage to start with but as you reapply you can build it up to medium coverage, and it made my pores and imperfections much more blended and natural in appearance. I did half my face so I could see the difference, and I loved the results considering I had used this product alone on my skin with no other liquid foundation underneath. Tomorrow I will try it on top of liquid foundation and hopefully get an even better result. Basically if you are looking for a soft, more natural look I totally recommend. If you are looking for a perfectly full coverage look I wouldn't suggest you only use this to achieve that, as you won't. But I feel that with the use of liquid foundation underneath, it may be possible. Hope this helps!

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on 6/3/2016 7:26:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

I do like this mineral powder. It is easily applied & covers great. I do have quite an oily t zone, so I apply my Rimmel primer & around the 7 hour mark oil does seem to seep through the powdered foundation. My only downside to this foundation is throughout my working day the foundation starts to go a few shades darker & can be on the orange side come 5pm.. As its winter here in Australia maybe I need to by a lighter shade...

on 4/28/2016 11:28:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Hazel

I have been using Nude by Nature's Natural Mineral Cover for a long time now.
It is my absolute favourite mineral foundation. Trust me, I have tried plenty.

I have oily skin (especially oily in my t-zone) and mild acne.
This mineral cover does not clog my pores or break me out (and on works days I'll wear it for 10+ hours). If I have a particularly large red pimple, I might use concealer before applying this mineral cover over the top. Otherwise I find it is great at reducing redness, and evening skin tone. I can easily build it up to a medium coverage without it looking flat or powdery.

There have been very rare occasions where I have had dry patches on my skin. This products does stick to dry patches and makes them look more obvious. If you have dry skin, this product might not be for you. But if you're like me, and you have oily skin (or you moisturise well) this mineral cover will be great.

The colours in this range can be tricky. I find I am a light shade in winter and a light/medium in summer. Sometimes I mix shades between seasons to get the perfect match for my skin tone. If they introduced a new shade somewhere between these two shades, it would be perfect! It does oxidise into a slightly darker shade throughout the day (nothing too noticeable).

With any foundation I've tried, I usually can't make it past lunch time before the oil in my t-zone starts breaking apart my makeup on my nose. This natural mineral cover controls my oil a bit better than others that I've tried. But with this cover, it is so easy to quickly re-powder my nose once my oily t-zone starts to kick in and threaten to break apart my makeup. I carry the pressed version of their mineral powder for this reason. I also use their Mineral Finishing Veil and apply this around lunch time to control shine! It works like a charm and keeps me matte/satin finish for the remainder of the day.

The price is a bit on the expensive side, but I find it's worth the price and a container lasts me a long time. As I have several Nude By Nature products, it can be a bit tricky to identify which is which. I have to pick them up and read the label on the bottom of the containers to make sure I have the right product. They all look very similar.

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on 1/29/2016 9:53:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Other, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

I'll admit, I have never used any other foundations (from different brands). I love this stuff though and can't see myself changing products. It can go from very light weight to heavy coverage. After a while, it kind of faces to your skin colour so it looks very natural. I recommend to all.

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