Mineral Makeup Reviews has mixed opinions about whether Sheer Cover is better than BareMinerals. Both makeup brands have their benefits, and their effectiveness is based on a person's skin type and needs.
Sheer Cover contains green tea extract, which the company claims is an antioxidant that protects the skin against aging. Sheer Cover is available in only four shades, while BareMinerals comes in 15 shades. As of 2014, the 30-day starter kit for Sheer Cover is $29.95 with free shipping, and the starter kit from BareMinerals is $39.98 with free shipping. Some users report that BareMinerals causes the skin to itch and does not provide much coverage. Others assert that Sheer Cover provides minimal coverage unless a lot of makeup is applied.