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ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

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Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

Item #: 2231749 Size: 1.01 oz

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Formulated to reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles creating the perfect base for foundation application. This formula also extends the wear of your foundation for a flawless look all day long. Vegan-friendly.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Seed Oil, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Grape (Vitis Vinifera) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract.

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ULTAFabulous Face Foundation Primer
 
4.3

(based on 874 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (727)
  • Goes on smoothly (562)
  • Lightweight (466)
  • Blends well (330)
  • Long-lasting (291)

Cons

  • Too greasy (46)
  • Causes breakouts (23)
  • Doesn't stay on (23)
  • Wears off easily (19)
  • Pricey / poor value (17)

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (289)
  • Dry skin (225)
  • Sensitive skin (191)
  • Mature skin (153)
  • Light to medium coverage (138)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (413), Brand buyer (169), Natural style (95), Classic style (59), Trendy style (24)

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5.0

I would definitely buy this product again.

By Terry

from Virginia

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

    I really like this product.

    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    4.0

    Value is awesome!

    By Hope

    from Jacksonville, NC

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Value

    Cons

    • Wears Off Easily

    Best Uses

    • Normal Skin

    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

    Love the product for the value!

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    I love this primer

    By Hicks

    from Fargo,ND

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Value
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

      I love how this primer makes my face feel.

      • Age:
      • 45-59
       
      4.0

      Love it- similar to the Smashbox primer

      By SAC

      from NC

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Normal Skin
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

        I fell in love with the Smashbox primer and was looking for a more affordable alternative. This seems to work just as well. It seems oily when you first apply it, but dries quickly. My make up stayed on most of the day.

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        Fab primer

        By charmed

        from W Richland, WA

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

          Goes on smoothly, and spreads evenly. I like it better than the professional formula.

          • Age:
          • 60+
           
          5.0

          Would buy again

          By Robin

          from AR

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

              Goes on smoothly and makes my face a smooth surface for foundation.

              • Age:
              • 30-44

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Primer and so affordable too

              By Hot Blonde in Alabama

              from Montgomery, Alabama

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Feels great and skin still breathes
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Good Value
              • Long Lasting
              • Summer makeup does not melt down your face
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                I am addicted to Primer now. Your summer make-up does not melt down your face and gives you a much smoother appearance. ULTA primer is so affordable compared to all the premium make-ups too. I love this primer.

                • Age:
                • 45-59
                 
                5.0

                Silky Smooth Start to the Day!

                By Heather

                from VA

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Dry Skin
                  • Normal Skin
                  • Oily Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Special Occasions

                  Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                  Love using this as a start to my foundation and makeup ritual. Would buy again!

                  • Age:
                  • 30-44

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love Fabulous Face Primer. Use it every day.

                  By Gram

                  from Houston, Texas

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Good Value
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Normal Skin
                    • Special Occasions

                    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                    Leaves you skin amazingly smooth and soft.

                    • Age:
                    • 60+
                     
                    2.0

                    One word: nope

                    By Nurse Ashley

                    from Buffalo NY

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply

                    Cons

                    • Causes Breakouts
                    • Streaky
                    • Wears Off Easily

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                      I have tried many different primers and this was a no going from a $40 Primer to this. You definitely get what you pay for. When I put my foundation on over it it was STREAK CITY! Some parts looked good but you could tell where the Primer didn't set evenly. When I'm in a pinch and out of the rest of my stuff I'll use this, but I wouldn't use it every day.

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29

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                      • Q:

                        Is this a water based primer or will it work with any type of foundation?
                        Asked on 2/4/2017 by Amy from Traverse City, MI

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Fabulous Face Foundation Primer is not water-based, and yes, you can use it with any form of foundation! :-)

                          Answered on 2/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this a silicone primer?
                        Asked on 1/25/2017 by Michelle from Wisconsin

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, here are the ingredients:

                          Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Seed Oil, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Grape (Vitis Vinifera) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract.

                          Answered on 2/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Would this be a good primer to even out skin tone and conceal sun spots?
                        Asked on 1/18/2017 by Tia from San Diego, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product is un-tinted and provides no coverage. It is designed to be used under your foundation to reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles. You may prefer Flawless Prime, which features a neutralizing green tint to minimize skin redness and even skin tone:

                          http://www.ulta.com/flawless-prime?productId=xlsImpprod2570089

                          Answered on 1/23/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Will it make my face less oily when I apply my foundation on
                        Asked on 1/14/2017 by Brittany from Columbus ms

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This primer is formulated for all skin types including oily skin. However, if you are seeking an oil-free formula, you may prefer ULTA Matte Prime (Item #: 2220410), which features an oil-free formula with salicylic acid and mattifying powders to combat excess oil and blemishes and to control shine:
                          http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod2570085

                          Answered on 1/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I used this product once and when I tried to blend in my foundation with my beauty blender, it started to peel off into little balls! How do I stop this?
                        Asked on 1/9/2017 by Suzy q from California

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          It could be that you are applying too much. Try applying just a pea size amount to the entire face - this should help correct the issue! :-)

                          Answered on 1/10/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I am 55 yrs old and have been using Bare Minerals for 3 years now. I need to find a less expensive primer, I was using Bareminerals Prime time foundation primer, but it is costly now with my senior budget. This worked well for me, I have combination skin and redness and no wrinkles yet, oh and I have very very sensitive skin. I tried a new night time moisturizer and my skin broke out terribly to it. My question: what do you suggest for primer and moisturizer too?
                        Asked on 12/26/2016 by needysenior from Happy Valley, OR

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product is well-suited for those with sensitive skin. It features a fragrance-free formula and contains soothing green tea extract. If you are seeking a moisturizer to pair with this primer, the Radiant Skin Daily Face Moisturizer is an excellent choice (formulated for all skin types):

                          http://www.ulta.com/radiant-skin-daily-face-moisturizer?productId=xlsImpprod14641137

                          Answered on 12/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        can i apply a moisturizer before i apply this primer? i'm new to priming.. normally i just moisturize then put on foundation, so i'm not sure how the step process would go. thanks!
                        Asked on 12/20/2016 by kimberly from Boston, MA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Fabulous Face Foundation Primer should be layered over your moisturizer and under your foundation for best results. Happy priming! :-)

                          Answered on 12/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have never used a primer before and I'm looking for something to put on before I apply conceler and powder. I normally use MAC pressed powder but I'm open to trying a bare minerals type powder. Would this product be fit my needs? Any suggestions or recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
                        Asked on 12/3/2016 by Rocky from CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer performs beautifully under pressed or loose powder, as well as liquid and cream formulas. :-)

                          Answered on 12/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this good for very mature skin? I am 70 years old. Thank you
                        Asked on 9/30/2016 by Joanne from Moorestown, NJ

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Fabulous Face Foundation Primer sounds like the perfect option for you, based on your needs and concerns! It smoothes and perfects skin, providing the perfect base for foundation application. Enjoy!

                          Answered on 10/3/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this similar to the Smashbox Photo Finish Primer? Will it blur pores?
                        Asked on 9/20/2016 by beauty_gal

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Fabulous Face Foundation Primer helps to smooth your skin and lessen the appearance of enlarged pores and other imperfections, so it's a great option for your concerns! It is formulated for all skin types.

                          Answered on 9/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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