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ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

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Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

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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 1097 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (924)
  • Goes on smoothly (562)
  • Lightweight (467)
  • Blends well (330)
  • Long-lasting (291)

Cons

  • Too greasy (46)
  • Wears off easily (33)
  • Causes breakouts (24)
  • Doesn't stay on (23)
  • Pricey / poor value (17)

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (385)
  • Dry skin (293)
  • Sensitive skin (238)
  • Daily use (222)
  • Mature skin (153)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (413), Natural style (202), Brand buyer (169), Classic style (141), Trendy style (39)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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5.0

Best Primer EVER

By Milaa

from Long Beach, California

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting
  • No Breakouts

Cons

  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Combination Skin
  • Dry Skin

Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

I use this product everyday, best foundation primer! I would say though, it can get a little messy when applying but overall very easy to apply. I use even when not using foundation, it minimizes pores which is why I use for more than a foundation primer. Would recommend to anyone!

  • Age:
  • 18-29
 
5.0

Excellent

By Melanie

from Nashville, TN

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

    Love this product

    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Makes foundation so easy to apply!!

    By Royalgirl

    from Kansas

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin

      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

      So happy I tried this face primer. Goes on my skin so easily...and you do not need alot. Preps my face for a perfect application with my foundation. Great product!!

      • Age:
      • 60+
       
      5.0

      Very lightweight and leaves the face smoothe

      By Marissa

      from Riverside CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Normal Skin
        • Oily Skin
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

        I put it on my face and let it set while I do my eyeshadow before putting foundation on top

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        Favorite by far!

        By Mommahend

        from washington

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

          makes foundation go on so smoothly and you can use less.

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          My new primer

          By Lnels

          from Coshocton,Ohio

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

            I really like this product. I have used smashbox primer in the past and I feel like ulta beauty brand goes on smoother than that. A very good buy.

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            Yes

            By Alicia

            from San Diego

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

              Love it. I use this everyday!!

              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              3.0

              No

              By Marykate

              from Chicago, IL

              Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

              Nope. This primer leaves me greasy and does nothing to minimize any pores or fine lines that I have. The product just sit on my face

               
              5.0

              Love it

              By Caremen

              from Orlando fl

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                Very good product

                • Age:
                • 45-59
                 
                5.0

                This is as good as any expensive primer!

                By Paula

                from Wickliffe, Ky

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes on like silk
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                  This is great under foundation!

                  • Age:
                  • 45-59

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                  • Q:

                    I have combination type skin and was wondering if this primer was a match for me. I have just started in makeup and wasn't really sure. Should I go for smashbox or this?
                    Asked on 11/26/2017 by Dana Wood from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product is formulated for all skin types. Enjoy!

                      Answered on 11/27/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • 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
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