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ULTA Hydro Prime

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Hydro Prime

1.0 oz Item 2220409

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Ulta's Hydro Prime is the professional secret for a picture perfect look everyday. Water based and silicone free, moisturizes and prepares your skin for even foundation application. Non-Comedogenic.
Water, Polysorbate 20, Phenoxyethanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Triethanolamine, Caprylyl Giycol, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hexylene Glycol.

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ULTAHydro Prime
 
3.9

(based on 207 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (159)
  • Lightweight (128)
  • Smooth (111)
  • Long lasting (85)
  • Blends well (65)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (29)
  • Poor coverage (14)
  • Doesn't stay on (11)
  • Difficult to apply (7)
  • Heavy (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (121)
  • All skin types (71)
  • Sensitive skin (46)
  • Going out (44)
  • Travel (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (102), Classic style (70), Trendy style (18)

Reviewed by 207 customers

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5.0

Love this product

By ChalkGirl

from Watkinsville,Ga

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Keeps skin moist, makes primer go on easily.
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin

    Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

    Apply before my base . Makes my skin feel great!

    • Age:
    • 60+
     
    5.0

    My first primer

    By Ang

    from Cleveland, OH

    About Me Natural Style

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Hydrating
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

      This is my first primer and I love it! Works great as a face moisturizer too.

      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      5.0

      So easy to apply!

      By JRZ

      from Baltimore, Maryland

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

        I am really pleased with this primer. It slips on so easily and then I completely forget I am wearing it! If feels very light and refreshing.

         
        5.0

        My new favorite primer I will buy again and again

        By vtharman

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

          This is an amazing primer!!! Compared to the Ulta Fabulous Face Primer (which I previously used) it is amazing. It doesn't have an oily or greasy feeling that makes your skin feel sticky, and dries very nicely.

           
          4.0

          I would purchase again!

          By Alyssa

          from Syracuse, New York

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Travel

            Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

            Overall I think the product works really well I just wish it wasn't as much at it is.

             
            5.0

            My new go-to primer!

            By Mikaela

            from Missouri

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

              I usually categorize myself as having oily skin and always go for matte primers. Since this one is titled "hydro prime" it kind of freaked me out. I had a sample bottle that a friend gave me and when I ran out of my old matte primer I was forced to give this one a try and I am so glad I did because this promer keeps my makeup on like no other! I can workout and sweat like crazy and my makeup stays on so well!!

               
              5.0

              Great product !

              By Unsatisfied customer

              from CT

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Noncomedogenic
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Travel

                Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

                I can't say one bad thing about Ultra hydro primer. A little bit goes a long way ! The saying less is more works for this primer. If you use too much, it looks "cakey" with foundation on. One tiny liquid size bead of primer does your whole face. Even if you're tempted to put more on....don't ! Let primer dry then put on foundation. The first few hours you will be amazed ! No touch ups necessary! No touch ups needed even after 6 hours ! And that's only with regular foundation. I definitely recommend this to everyone.

                 
                5.0

                I love the way this primer helps my makeup to look flawless

                By Sarah

                from Pensacola FL

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Travel

                  Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

                  I loved it

                   
                  5.0

                  I would definitely buy again!

                  By OverAnalyst

                  from Washington

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Easy To Take-off

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

                    This works surprisingly well! I have dry skin with a relatively oily t-zone. I've been amazed at how well it keeps my makeup glued down. It feels a bit goopy as you apply, but it's worth the gross feeling for a low-priced, effective primer.

                     
                    2.0

                    wouldnt repurchase

                    By christinaco

                    from Colorado

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Ineffective

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about ULTA Hydro Prime:

                        I haven't like any of ultas primers, this one included. It's just a run of the mill, silicone primer. I like primers that add moisture, and the name implies it provides it- it doesnt. Dry girls get hangover by too faced, it is super moisturizing and a good primer, steer clear of ultas primers...I've used this one, the 12.50 all over (?) and the green color-correcting version. All have been a waste of money and will collect dust in the cabinet. I love uptas concealer stick a lot, so its not all of their makeup, but the primer is a dud.

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                        • Q:

                          Does this face primer clog your pores?
                          Asked on 12/5/2017 by Bella from US

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This primer is noncomedogenic, meaning it won't clog your pores. :-)

                            Answered on 12/6/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this soy free
                          Asked on 5/10/2017 by Lb from Il

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes. This product is soy-free.

                            Answered on 5/16/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have heard a lot of ppl say they use a primer before applying there foundation. So, my question is what is the benefit of using a primer?
                          Asked on 2/12/2017 by Kathy from Covington, Louisiana

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            ULTA Hydro Prime moisturizes and prepares your skin for even foundation application and keeps your makeup looking fresh all day!

                            Answered on 3/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          How long will this last if used daily?
                          Asked on 1/22/2017 by Meghan from Wisconsin

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            We don't estimate number of uses, since it varies by individual usage factors such as amount applied and frequency of use.

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

                          Is this primer oil free?
                          Asked on 11/17/2016 by FabGab16 from New York, New York

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product isn't claimed as oil-free, so if you prefer an oil-free formula, go for Matte Prime! :-)

                            Answered on 11/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have an oily t zone, is this primer a good choice for me?
                          Asked on 2/28/2016 by Janet from Dallas,tx

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Hydro Prime is silicone-free and formulated with a form of hyaluronic acid to provide intense hydration to all skin types. It is especially beneficial to those with dry, dehydrated skin.

                            Matte Prime (Item #: 2220410) is oil-free and formulated with salicylic acid and mattifying powders to keep oily, blemish-prone skin shine-free and to prevent breakouts and pore congestion. Both primers are paraben-free and noncomedogenic (non-pore clogging), and both perform beautifully under your makeup to extend its wear. We hope this extra info helps! :-)

                            Answered on 2/29/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this product silicone free?
                          Asked on 2/17/2016 by Andrea from Kansas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, it is water-based and silicone-free.

                            Answered on 2/18/2016 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I always want a dewy finish. Will using this primer give me that?
                          Asked on 7/6/2015 by Jane

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          How is this different from ULTA's Matte Prime? I'm trying to decide between the two.
                          Asked on 5/15/2015 by Megan from Seattle, WA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Great question! Hydro Prime is silicone-free and formulated with a form of hyaluronic acid to provide intense hydration to all skin types. It is especially beneficial to those with dry, dehydrated skin. Matte Prime (Item #: 2220410) is oil-free and formulated with salicylic acid and mattifying powders to keep oily, blemish-prone skin shine-free and to prevent breakouts and pore congestion. Both primers are paraben-free and noncomedogenic (non-pore clogging), and both perform beautifully under your makeup to extend its wear. We hope this extra info helps! :-)

                            Answered on 5/15/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Are you suppose to use this with your moisturizer? If so do you put it on before the moisturizer or after.
                          Asked on 1/17/2015 by none from Pittsburg, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, we do suggest using in conjunction with your moisturizer for best results! The order of application is moisturizer first, then primer. We hope this helps! :-)

                            Answered on 1/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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