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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
 
4.1

(based on 509 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (416)
  • Lightweight (385)
  • Goes on smoothly (270)
  • Blends well (247)
  • Good pigmentation (173)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (35)
  • Doesn't stay on (24)
  • Poor coverage (18)
  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Too greasy (16)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (122)
  • Sensitive skin (120)
  • Everyday (117)
  • Mature skin (101)
  • Normal skin (86)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (174), Budget shopper (113), Natural style (96), Classic style (63), Trendy style (12)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (265), Fair (212), Deep (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Best Primer I've ever used

By Sandy

from USA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

    This primer feels so smooth and soft on my skin. Just love it!!!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Would def buy again

    By Forever Young

    from St. Augustine, FL

    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

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

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

      I have used bare minerals products for years and have used their primer for years. I thought I would try out their new brightening foundation primer. It gives a beautiful, natural glow under the loose powder foundation that I don't get from applying the mineral veil on top of the foundation. I'm 60 so, sadly, some of the youthful glow has gone from my skin. This primer has helped add it back beautifully! It has a very subtle and fine sparkle that makes my skin look dewy, soft and young again. Love it!!!!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      1.0

      I would never buy this product again

      By Anna

      from Crescent City CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective
        • Poor Coverage

        Best Uses

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          I will be returning this product. My foundation looks terrible when applied on top of this primer.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Brightening Primer

          By SEC

          from Flowood, MS

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Doesn't Stay On

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          Gives a dewey look.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          1.0

          makes you face look dirty

          By Peggy

          from Colorado

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Dulls your skin
          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

            Returned immediately, nothing brighting about it. Even using a small amount it made my face look dirty. I used a little water to thin it out, still looked dirty. Washed my face and put it back in the sack to return. Bought the orginal, clear gel not tint.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            4.0

            Good Stuff

            By SpartanFan

            from Grand Rapids, MI

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                -

                 
                5.0

                This is my third purchase.

                By Soonerlady

                from Tulsa

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Natural Looking

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                  Before foundation

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  Smooth

                  By Sam

                  from Troy, NY

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                      A little goes a long way!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love this product!

                      By Britt

                      from Texas

                      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

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

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                        This is the first time I've tried this particular primer. Usually I use something with more tint for better coverage. However, that being said, I love this primer. I makes my skin look bright and healthy. I thought I would feel like a 13 year old girl with sparkles all over my face but that't not the case at all. I feel like my skin looks amazing and that my foundation becomes one with my skin instead of looking like its sitting on top of it. The shimmer gives a nice healthy glow. I highly recommend it.

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair
                         
                        5.0

                        Love it!

                        By Kat E.

                        from Las Vegas, NV

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Apply
                        • Long Lasting
                        • Smooth

                        Cons

                        • Pricey

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                        I love this primer. It makes my skin really smooth before I put my foundation on. It's tinted and it has a little shimmer to it. The shimmer isn't really noticeable once I put my foundation on, but I think that it makes my skin have less of a "flat" appearance since my foundation has a matte finish.

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair

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                        9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          I just bought Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer. I have very sensitive and acne prone skin but I'm dying for a luminous glow. Will this break me out?
                          Asked on 4/29/2016 by Beauty Obsessive from Atlanta, GA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Gorgeous! Our Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer should give you that luminous glow you desire and your skin will love it!

                            Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Is this primer or any other bare minerals primers clear like the color being white/clear?
                          Asked on 4/29/2016 by Leslie from Bainbridge ga

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Gorgeous! Yes this Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer is the clear/white consistency you are referring to!

                            Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          I have used so many primers especially clinique primer but it hasnt worked at all you think this primer won't leave any streaks? What brand would you recommend for foundation full coverage?
                          Asked on 3/24/2016 by mely from rialto ca

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Although you can certainly use this brush if you prefer, the dual fiber bristles of the Perfecting Face Brush (Item #: 2272522) perform better with cream-textured products like Complexion Rescue, so we recommend using that one for best results! :-)

                            Answered on 3/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have large pores, oily skin and break out easily but I don't want my skin to look dull and drab which is what happens with the primer I am using now. I would love the luminous effect this would give me. Is this primer ok to use or would the oil control primer work better for me?
                          Asked on 3/20/2015 by Nature Lover from NJ

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            It depends on what your main concern is; if controlling oil is your main concern, then we suggest going with the Prime Time Oil Control primer, since it will help to mattify skin and keep you shine-free. You can still achieve the luminous look using one of bareMinerals' All Over Face Colors to set your foundation, such as Pure Radiance, which features a brightening soft peach luster:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod2138917

                            We hope this helps!

                            Answered on 3/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this product oil free? Is this product non-comedogenic?
                          Asked on 3/9/2015 by ANGEL from VA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Prime Time Brightening Face Primer is oil-free as well as non-comedogenic.

                            Answered on 3/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          What is the difference between this and the original primer?
                          Asked on 12/12/2014 by Lin

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            The main difference is the finish; Original Prime Time features an invisible matte finish, while Brightening Prime Time features a luminous glow finish.

                            Answered on 12/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this the primer that is yellow in color? Thank you.
                          Asked on 7/1/2014 by Blondie

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Can I use this alone without having to put foundation on after?
                          Asked on 4/1/2014 by shadowbeauty08

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Absolutely! This product can be applied to bare or moisturized skin and worn alone without foundation to brighten the complexion and add an instant luminous glow.

                            Answered on 4/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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