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BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer

BareMinerals

Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer

Item #: 2227643 Size: 1.0 oz

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Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer is a breakthrough primer that adds an extraordinarily luminous, healthy-looking glow to your skin while smoothing out your complexion. It's great for combating dry patches, fine lines, excess oil and minimizing large pores. Infused with 100% pure bareMinerals, nourishing vitamins and antioxidants, it instantly brightens your complexion and extends the wear of your bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation. Formulated without preservatives, it glides on with no tacky feel and is suitable for all skin types. Simply shake well before use and apply an even layer all over your face. Less is more. Follow up with Original or Matte SPF 15 Foundation.

Benefits:
  • Combats rough patches, flaky dryness, fine lines, excess oil, uneven texture and enlarged pores so that your foundation goes on flawlessly
  • Extends the wear of your foundation, keeping you looking fresh for longer
  • Brightens complexion with an instant luminous glow
  • Soothes and nourishes with plant extracts, antioxidants and vitamins C and E
  • Free of preservatives and irritants so that your skin feels great
  • Silky formula glides on without any stickiness
Shake well before use. Apply one pump for an even layer of this lightweight foundation primer all over your face. Less is more.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Tocopherol, Silica, Magnesium Silicate, Panthenol, Ascorbic Acid, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Carmine (CI 75470). May Contian: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

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BareMineralsPrime Time Brightening Foundation Primer
 
4.2

(based on 596 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (495)
  • Lightweight (458)
  • Blends well (303)
  • Goes on smoothly (270)
  • Smooth (214)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (35)
  • Doesn't stay on (27)
  • Doesn't work (19)
  • Poor coverage (19)
  • Causes breakouts (17)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (184)
  • Sensitive skin (146)
  • Light to medium coverage (122)
  • All skin types (105)
  • Mature skin (101)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (174), Natural style (152), Budget shopper (113), Classic style (88), Trendy style (14)

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5.0

Good stuff

By Jiver

from Cascade, Idaho

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

    Received this originally as a sample and really liked it. Only takes a small amount for full coverage. Lightweight - can't feel it. Helps my makeup go on smooth and stay on - even when it's hot and I'm sweating.

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Truly vaine

    from Wichita, KS

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

      It helps my make up go on smoother and I use less giving me a natural look.

       
      1.0

      This is what happens when I try new things!

      By Melissa

      from Cuyahoga Falls

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Causes Breakouts
        • Irritates Skin
        • Weird consistency

        Best Uses

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          I never should have strayed from my tried and true primer! I usually use the original bare minerals primer and as I went to grab a bottle curiosity got the best of me and I decided to give this one a try. Worst decision ever! I never break out with the regular primer and I don't have sensitive skin so I really didn't think twice about trying it unfortunately the next day I woke up with a huge zit on my chin. I was annoyed but didn't put two and two together so I used it again and woke up the next day with two more huge zits. So bummed. I wanted to like this new brightening primer but sadly the saying is true...The grass isn't always greener on the other side. Of note I went back to old faithful and my skin has cleared right back up almost instantly!

           
          5.0

          great product,very light feeling.

          By Lisa

          from Lacombe,La

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

            Been using this product for 10 years and I love it. I would highly recommend to anyone to try it and you definitely will like it.

             
            5.0

            Love love love

            By laniemarie03

            from South Carolina

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Travel

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

              Best. Primer. Ever.

               
              5.0

              Smooth as Silk

              By Mocca

              from Las Vegas, NV

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                This is the first face primer I've ever used, so I don't have anything to compare it to, but it feels great on my face. It glides on smooth and doesn't feel heavy.

                 
                5.0

                Love hate relationship

                By Tiff the nurse

                from Kalispell,mt

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                What's great about this product is a little goes a long way, but I do wish it helped my make up look last longer it seems like I look half as good as when I walked out the door about 4hrs later in a normal day....Maybe I'm doing something wrong because I've always been happy with bare minerals products!

                 
                5.0

                Love this product

                By LuLu

                from Seacliff

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                  Love this product.

                   
                  5.0

                  Absolutely love

                  By Ashley

                  from Oklahoma

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Natural Looking
                  • Noncomedogenic
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                    Love this product

                     
                    4.0

                    I've used before and will buy again

                    By Pam

                    from Ca

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                      Good overall coverage

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                      • Q:

                        Can this primer cause acne? I have very sensitive hormonal acne skin
                        Asked on 5/16/2017 by Bleusea from Bay Area

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Bleusea,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer is non-comedogenic and should not cause acne. We recommend consulting with your physician with our listed ingredients in case you are concerned.

                          Answered on 5/17/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I have been using Bare Minerals Prime Time Nuetralizing Primer and as it had been discontinued I just want to know what has replaced it. I really loved the yellow tone and am looking for an exact alternative. I bought the Prime Time Original Primer but it's no good, the texture is completely different and is colourless. Please help.
                        Asked on 5/16/2017 by Pippa from Dublin Ireland

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Pippa,

                          We recommend trying the BareMinerals Prime Time BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 30. You can select your shade as well.

                          Answered on 5/16/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Applying this product : Before....After......Instead of moisturizer ? Thanks !
                        Asked on 4/17/2017 by Gram2ajandtrey from Huntsville, Al

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gram2ajandtrey,

                          We suggest using the BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer after moisturizer and before your foundation.

                          Answered on 4/18/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Do you still carry the Skin Revver-upper as a primer? If not, is this a good replacement for that?
                        Asked on 3/14/2017 by BareMinerals Fan from Rockville, MD

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello BareMinerals Fan,

                          The Skin-Revver has been discontinued, but the BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer would be a great alternative.

                          Answered on 3/15/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I have large pores and although I love the brightening liquid makeup, it tends to settle in them and look like dots all over my face. Will this correct the problem?
                        Asked on 3/4/2017 by Helen from Charleston, SC

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Helen,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer should help address the issues you have mentioned. A primer would help smooth out your skin for a flawless foundation application.

                          Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I have an very oily t zone but dry patches in other places on my face, would this be a good primer for me? I noticed it said it can help control excess oil but also help with dry spots, I also have very sensitive skin.
                        Asked on 2/11/2017 by jess from nc

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Jess,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer should work well for your specified needs. As this product improves the appearance of complexion, it should even out your concerns.

                          Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Does this have color to it or is it colorless? Im looking for a colorless primer.
                        Asked on 11/21/2016 by HD from Chico, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This is colorless!

                          Answered on 12/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Didn't you used to make a primer for oily/combination skin? I thought that's what I was using in the past, but didn't see it so last time I bought the regular primer and it makes my skin so oily after like an hour of wearing it. It's gross. I used to have no issue though.
                        Asked on 11/8/2016 by Girl from Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi,
                          Thank you for your question. The Bare Minerals Prime Time Primer for Oil Control has been discontinued. The New Primer that takes its place is Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel. While this is in the Blemish Remedy category, this is still a suitable product for oily skin types. The lightweight gel glides on effortlessly and immediately dries down to an invisible matte finish, prepping skin for a smooth makeup application. It is formulated with Aspen Bark and Tea Tree oil and a Peptide Complex to help promote clear healthy looking skin. It also features an oil-absorbing mineral to help keep the skin looking fresh and flawless. Hope this helps!

                          Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        If I'm going to use a full coverage foundation would there be any benefit to using the brightening foundation primer vs the BB tinted one?
                        Asked on 10/29/2016 by Leosmom from CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi,
                          The Brightening Primer will add a golden luminous healthy looking glow underneath your foundation even under a full coverage finish. It also helps combat dry patches, fine lines and excess oil and minimizes the appearance of large pores. The BB Primer will diminish the appearance of discoloration, uneven skin tone and imperfections while providing and SPF of 30. Hope this helps!

                          Answered on 12/28/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Does this have any sun protection?
                        Asked on 6/6/2016 by Puff from ma

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! This product does not contain any SPF.

                          Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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