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Pressed Mineral Foundation

An oil-absorbing mineral powder plus foundation in one which imparts an instant natural matte finish and provides sheer to full buildable coverage.
12g/0.42 OZ

  • What it does:
    This matte-made healthy formula features Amazonian Kaolin Clay and Oil Absorbing Microspheres to minimize shine and absorb excess oil as well as Green Tea Leaf Extract to alleviate skin discomfort and visibly reduce redness

  • This clinically tested product does not contain the Inflammatory Five: gluten, mineral oil, fragrance, parabens or talc.

  • Oily Skin Types
  • All skin types prone to acne breakouts

  • The Cover FX shade system is easier to follow and is inclusive of all skintones. Cover FX created more shades with each shade scientifically three percent darker than the previous shade in the series.

  • Find your undertone (underlying skin tone): P = Pink, N = Neutral (equal parts pink and golden), G = Golden. The lower the number, the lighter the shade. Start with the N series if you're not sure what your undertone is. If the shade looks too Pink, find your shade in the Golden undertones. If the shade looks too Yellow, find your shade in the Pink undertones.
  • Using provided sponge applicator, gently rub on surface of product to pick up the desired amount of powder.

  • Blend onto face as desired for medium to full coverage.

  • For an ultra-matte finish apply with a damp sponge.

  • Does NOT Contain:
  • Parabens
  • Fragrance
  • Gluten
  • Mineral Oil
  • Talc
  • Contains:
  • Mica, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Kaolin, Lauroyl Lysine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Phytosphingosine, Ethyl Linoleate, Ethyl Linolenate, Ethyl Oleate. May Contain/Peut Contenir: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288)
  • Shipping Information

    Orders are normally processed and shipped within 1-2 business days, excluding statutory holidays. Orders placed on Saturdays and Sundays will be processed on the following business day. Please allow 2-5 business days for the delivery of your order. Expedited orders placed by 2pm EST will be shipped the same day.

    Receive FREE STANDARD SHIPPING with any order value over $50, before sales taxes and shipping charges. Offer only valid for orders shipped within the continental US, excluding Puerto Rico, Hawaii and Alaska.

    Return Policy

    If a product does not meet your standards, gently used and/or unopened products purchased from may be returned for refund or exchange within 30 days from the date of purchase. We do not accept returns of products purchased at retail stores nor do we accept PRO Artists returns that have been used/opened. The original shipping fee is not refundable. For all returns and exchanges to Cover FX, the customer is responsible for the return shipping and handling fees.


    For US orders, return your packages to COVER FX | 2211 Norfolk Street, Suite 1100, Houston, TX 77098. Attn: Returns and Exchanges

    Advice & Tips

    Goes well with


    Does powder foundation clog pores?


    Our Pressed Mineral Foundation doesn't! It is free of the Inflammatory 5: mineral oil, fragrance, parabens, gluten and talc and is also non-comedogenic.

    Customer Reviews

    Pressed Mineral Foundation is rated 4.243589743589744 out of 5 by 78.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Covers rosacea I have very noticeable rosacea on my cheeks. Not just redness, but burst blood vessels. I use P20 and it works seamlessly with my complexion. It completely hides the problem areas and there is no noticeable difference over areas I choose not to cover. That's pretty amazing. No allergic reaction, not drying (although I do usually apply it over a moisturizer -- but even touch-ups don't burn). It's weird, I just put it on and only really notice I'm wearing makeup when I'm washing my face and see that yeah no I definitely have burst blood vessels. Would never switch to another brand, although I'm curious to try the drops. Very loyal and satisfied customer.
    Date published: 2015-04-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have! I absolutely love this product! I have extremely sensitive skin and also suffer from rosacea on my cheeks. This has never ever irritated my skin at all! Cover fx foundation products are the only ones I feel comfortable using on my delicate skin. This pressed mineral foundation completely covers any redness I may have while leaving my skin with the most beautiful finish, not too matte and not too shiny. Also, a little goes a long way with this product, which is amazing because it means it lasts a long time, but I would recommend applying it with a light hand as it may appear heavy on the skin if you use too much. This is a must have in my makeup/ skin care bag!
    Date published: 2014-12-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from GREAT SHADES FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN I just recently went to Sephora to return something. I wanted to get matched for something that would be good for my oily skin. Cover Fx N100 was recommended to me. At the store I loved it but when I got home I felt it was a tad bit too dark. Needless to say I had to go back and I was matched for N90. Instead of giving me the pressed powder they gave me the cream foundation on accident and I am not mad at all. The coverage and color is awesome. it covers my dark spots and under eye circles. it's just a little to oily for my skin but not that bad next time I will try the powder foundation.
    Date published: 2014-11-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Powder I've Ever Used I rarely wear foundations of any type because of very sensitive, breakout-prone skin. I am thrilled with this pressed mineral foundation. It leaves my skin looking flawless with just a few swipes of the sponge, but it doesn't break me out. This is a huge deal! I can now have effortlessly lovely skin without worrying about the "fallout" that will happen in the days following. This is a great pressed foundation. I am very oily, and this does a great job controlling that as well. Cannot recommend this product highly enough. I will never buy another foundation!
    Date published: 2014-07-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great coverage. I found this product about a year ago and have used nothing else since. I go out of my way to find a store carrying it or I order on line. I never want to be without it. My skin is combination - oily in the t-zone and dry at the edges. In addition, I have a lot of age and sun damage spots. The foundation covers nicely and gives me a more even complexion. I like that it lasts the whole work day and stays on even in my warm classroom. Please give it a try if you need some extra coverage. It is a light-weight product that gives you confidence in your appearance.
    Date published: 2014-07-09
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Why change shades and formulation? I loved loved loved this product before cover fx changed the shades and I'm sure the formulation has changed as well as it smells different too. I used M60 in the past and now I can't find the right match from the new shade chart as what they suggested does not match... I tried 3 shades already!! The coverage is not the same either... I'm very disappointed and now I'm on a search to find a new powder foundation from another company. Why the change cover fx? If it ain't broke why fix .... ?
    Date published: 2014-07-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible product! I've been using Cover FX products for many years, and I know I always will. All of the products are amazing, but the pressed mineral foundation is my go-to product. The coverage is incredible! I have lupus, and I often have an angry red rash on my face. The pressed mineral foundation does a fantastic job at covering it. I also have a pink undertone, and until I discovered Cover FX products and found that they actually have products for pink undertones, everything looked too yellow on me. It sounds really corny, but these products have truly been life-changing for me.
    Date published: 2014-06-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for me! I have been using this product for almost 3 years, and I LOVE it! In the 2.5+ years that I've been using this, I've only gone through two compacts, and I am finally about to order my third, so it is definitely a great deal and well worth the money. I have relatively good skin, and wanted a product that perfected my skin without looking caked-on, or without coming off easily throughout the day. This was the perfect solution. It has the "power" of a foundation, but feels as light as a powder. The only reason I am not giving it a 5-star rating is because my color (N20) has been out of stock for over a month, but it just got back in stock, so I can't wait to order it!
    Date published: 2016-05-05
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    What 's the differences between G40 and G+40?

    Asked by: HHmimi
    You said G= but did you mean G+?...... G+40 is more yellow than G40?
    Answered by: AP10
    Date published: 2016-05-16

    Hi, I am pale skinned but suffer from rosecea a little on cheeks. looking for a decent coverage/cruelty free/not too drying/cakey, I used to use MAC foundation NW10 which is quite pale, which one would match this best, N0 or N10? do you do samples?

    Asked by: Lyse
    Hi Lyse, We would recommend N10 in our Natural Finish Oil Free Foundation, for all day wear we would recommend setting with our Illuminating or Matte Setting Powder. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive more tips and promotions.
    Answered by: Team Cover FX
    Date published: 2016-04-20

    I have an oily T-zone but dry on the cheeks, forehead and chin which is a touch of eczema.  I like the way this covers my face with the right moisturizer but I was wondering what would be a good finishing powder for those oily areas.  

    Asked by: mz pryl
    Hi mz pryl, For those oily areas we would recommend using our Blotting Powder. This pressed blotting powder imparts an instant matte finish providing a convenient shine control solution. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive more tips and promotions.
    Answered by: Team Cover FX
    Date published: 2016-04-18

    Hi! How do I know whether the mineral powder or cream foundation is best for my skin type? 60 YOA, live in very dry climate, normal light skin.

    Asked by: Barbie
    Hi Barbie, As we know that dry climate is very hard on your skin, we would first recommend using our F+ Neuroli: Hydration Custom Infusion Drops, to give you a boost of hydration without adding any oil. As for foundation you can use either the Cream or Powder. We also would recommend trying our Natural Finish Oil Free Foundation with the Anti-Aging Primer. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive more tips and promotions.
    Answered by: Team Cover FX
    Date published: 2016-04-18

    What tools should I be using to apply this pressed mineral foundation?  Also, can I use it to set my Cover Fx liquid foundation?

    Asked by: Janner
    Team Cover FX,  I have a kabuki brush from your company, could I use it for the pressed powder foundation application?
    Answered by: Janner
    Date published: 2016-04-17

    Is this good to use with flash photography? Or will it give me the "white face" look?

    Asked by: NattieLou
    Hi Anonymous, Good question! Our products photograph beautiful ! It will not give you a white face. You can however customize the finished look by simply using the Illuminating or Matte Setting Powder, Contour Kit or any of our Enhance Clicks and Bronzers. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive more tips and promotions!
    Answered by: Team Cover FX
    Date published: 2016-04-05

    I usually buy the Pressed Mineral Foundation N30 at Pharmaprix. I can no longer find it. I was told it is because an American company bought Cover FX. Very disappointed. Where can I find the same foundation? it is not even available here online.

    Asked by: Dootje
    Hi Anonymous, We are a Canadian Company and are available at all Sephora stores across Canada with the full line-up of products.Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive more information, tips and promotions.
    Answered by: Team Cover FX
    Date published: 2016-04-04

    Does Pressed Mineral Foundation contain any SPF now? I know it used to but a manager at Sephora told me the other day that it no longer contains spf 30.

    Asked by: Petunia Pickle
    Hi Anonymous, That is correct,moving forward none of our Foundations will have SPF in it. We fond that without the SPF in the formulation our foundations provide a better, more natural finish.Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive information about our new product launch that most likely will meet all your needs
    Answered by: Team Cover FX
    Date published: 2016-03-30
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