It is made of pure, crushed minerals from the earth. It looks like powder, feels like a cream and buffs like silk, giving skin a natural luminosity.It feels as if you are not wearing any makeup at all, yet the coverage is flawless. It gives you all the flawless coverage you want with a no-makeup look and feel that lasts up to eight hours. It also improves the appearance of skin over time. Bare Minerals is free of preservatives, talc, oil, waxes, fragrances, and other chemicals that can irritate skin and causes breakouts.