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Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

1.01 oz Item 2231749

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Ulta's Fabulous Face Foundation Primer is 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 1071 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (902)
  • Goes on smoothly (562)
  • Lightweight (467)
  • Blends well (330)
  • Long-lasting (291)

Cons

  • Too greasy (46)
  • Wears off easily (32)
  • Causes breakouts (24)
  • Doesn't stay on (23)
  • Pricey / poor value (17)

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (377)
  • Dry skin (288)
  • Sensitive skin (233)
  • Daily use (210)
  • Mature skin (153)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (413), Natural style (190), Brand buyer (169), Classic style (132), Trendy style (37)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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3.0

Didn't work/ worst breakouts of my life

By christina

from texas

Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

I DO NOT have sensitive skin, I could sleep in makeup for 2 days and not breakout.I bought a *primer* because I heard it's basically a necessity to have when doing makeup. I was in Ulta so I figured to try out their brand. I don't usually have acne, I break out on my cheeks maybe once a month; After using this primer, I now have tiny red breakouts on my Nose where my pores/ blackheads are are and now on both sides of my nose, exactly where I have been putting this product! I haven't broken out in those spots since I was in middle school! I am 23 years old. I will never buy again, returning today. Save your skin! don't buy it, it may seem cheap, and it's Ulta brand, the store that carries makeup.... but it's not worth it. I read the reviews before buying and they all seemed good but never again.

 
5.0

Love it !

By Rosie

from Redding ca

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

    Love how it makes my foundation look amazing and last longer

    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    1.0

    Leaves dry patches on my face!

    By Mrs.Rincon

    from Fontana CA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

        Tried to give it the benifit of the doubt but I keep getting white patches!

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        3.0

        Good primer

        By Stacey M

        from Tallahassee, FL

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Special Occasions

          Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

          I was expecting a little more from the product in way of pore minimizing. It's pretty slimy in texture. I wouldn't buy this product again.

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          The best primer i have ever used. It gets the job done.

          By Jamie

          from Jonesboro, AR

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Value
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

            This stuff is wonderful. For a 55 year old face it does a great job of keeping the makeup out of the wrinkles. You can't beat it for the price!

            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            5.0

            I would buy this again soon!

            By carissa paige

            from holiday, florida

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

              Use before foundation to smooth out pores

              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again.

              By Robbin

              from Texas

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                Goes on smooth and helps foundation to stay on throughout the day.

                • Age:
                • 45-59
                 
                5.0

                Such a great product & value!

                By Unicornpff

                from WV

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                    I absolutely LOVE this primer! Works wonderfully & lasts all day - such a great value. My CC cream looks flawless when paired with this!

                    • Age:
                    • 30-44
                     
                    5.0

                    My favorite primer!

                    By anordinarygal

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Good Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dry Skin
                      • Normal Skin

                      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                      Pore filling and makes your skin tacky for good foundation application. I love it for my normal to dry skin. If you have oily skin, you might find it a bit greasy, but it's perfect for me!

                       
                      1.0

                      Horrible

                      By 9704

                      from NY

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                      • Flakes

                      Best Uses

                      • Normal Skin

                      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                      I have used plain moisturizer under my foundation for years, and thought it was time I got "real" under foundation primer. I got this product because of all the good reviews. I noticed right away that my foundation did not go on as smoothly. I just kept using it thinking I was wrong, but then I decided to go back to just moisturizer. There was a difference. I realized this product was not an improvement.

                      • Age:
                      • 60+

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                      • Q:

                        1.Is it clear or tinted? 2. How is it for African American skin? 3. Can it be worn alone?
                        Asked on 7/6/2017 by jacqui from Philadelphia, PA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This primer features a milky consistency with no tint. It works wonderfully for absolutely all complexions!

                          Because this primer is untinted and invisible, we don't typically recommend wearing it alone. Its benefits can be seen when worn underneath your foundation (powder, cream or liquid) - it works to create a smooth surface by minimizing the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, it helps to extend the wear of your foundation!

                          Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Would this be safe for under the eyes? My under eye concealer is actually a foundation (can't find anything else that works), so I figured a foundation primer might be better than an eye primer one, since they are commonly used for eyeshadow.
                        Asked on 4/11/2017 by Hereditary Dark Circles

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can apply this to the under eye area, just be careful to avoid the eyelid as well as direct contact with the eye. This product hasn't been tested for use on the eyelid, so we wouldn't suggest using it in place of an eye primer for eyeshadow, but it absolutely works to help prevent creasing of your under eye concealer as well as to help prolong its wear. Enjoy!

                          Answered on 4/13/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        How does this product work on people with dry skin?
                        Asked on 4/7/2017 by LyssaWalsky from Marietta, GA

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Is this a good primer for oily skin?
                        Asked on 4/1/2017 by Nay from Gibraltar

                        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/professional-matte-prime?productId=xlsImpprod2570085

                          Answered on 4/4/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this like there old pore minimizing primer ??? I loved that primer worked really well so i want so see if this one is like it
                        Asked on 3/28/2017 by Jojo from Los angeles

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer works wonderfully to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores! We definitely recommend giving it a try. :-)

                          Answered on 3/30/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I love Ulta products and I have found their face primers and setting spraying is just as good if not better than the more, well off the charts expensive make-up. Which of the primers, Ulta brand, are not silica based. It rolls on my skin then balls up my make up and I look like a molting snake. So please direct me to the correct primer. I am older, sun damage, fine lines; with redness and dark spots that need hidden
                        Asked on 3/26/2017 by tam from texas

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        What is the consistency-gel, lotion?
                        Asked on 3/17/2017 by Dina from KC, MO

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This primer features a milky consistency. :-)

                          Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        My face gets both dry and oily. Will this product make my skin even more oily? Should I try the matte version? Also, is the matte primer prone to drying skin out due to the salicylic acid?
                        Asked on 3/8/2017 by Bec987 from Idaho

                        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/professional-matte-prime?productId=xlsImpprod2570085

                          Answered on 3/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Goof for oily skin?
                        Asked on 3/3/2017 by sam from new york

                        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 3/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Has this been known to cause breakouts? And does it ever expire?
                        Asked on 2/27/2017 by Lonna from Offutt AFB Nebraska

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This primer is formulated for all skin types. 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

                          Each tube is marked with a "period after opening" date.

                          Answered on 3/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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