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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 558 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (460)
  • Lightweight (427)
  • Blends well (276)
  • Goes on smoothly (270)
  • Good pigmentation (197)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (35)
  • Doesn't stay on (26)
  • Poor coverage (19)
  • Doesn't work (18)
  • Too greasy (16)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (153)
  • Sensitive skin (134)
  • Light to medium coverage (122)
  • Mature skin (101)
  • All skin types (92)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (174), Natural style (128), Budget shopper (113), Classic style (76), Trendy style (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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2.0

Not For Me

By Becky H.

from North Carolina

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

      I love the bareminerals primers, but not this one. I wanted to try this one out because I thought "brightening" meant it would hide some of the redness I get on my cheeks and give a natural glow. It did make my face "glow" but in a sparkly way -- like I had little tiny glitters all over my face. That look is not for me. It also didn't help with any of the redness on my cheeks. I gave it 2 stars because my make up did last all day.

       
      5.0

      love how my makeup stays the same all day

      By judy

      from Indianapolis

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

        The primer helps to keep my bare minerals foundation in place all day.

         
        5.0

        Love this!!!

        By Jo

        from Nashua NH

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          I have used the regular primer in the past and liked it hadn't purchased it for awhile. It was on sale at a phenomenal price woohoo !!! I bought the brightening primer had never used it wasn't around last time I used primer.. I love it not only does it make my makeup go on smoothly I wore just the primer the other day no makeup and I still looked good would very much recommend this.

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Sheryl

          from Canton, Mi

          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
            • Travel

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

            I love how it enhances my makeup and yet looks natural.

             
            4.0

            Love it

            By Awesome product

            from Az

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

              Covered great. No cons for me. Very lightweight

               
              5.0

              Love this

              By Chris

              from Franklin, Ohio

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                Add a beautiful glow and makes the foundation last longer:)

                 
                5.0

                I love this product, I have been using it for over a year.

                By samy

                from Orange County

                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:

                  I love that my makeup is still on after my workout at the gym!

                   
                  3.0

                  I prefer the original

                  By Cat

                  from Rapid City SD

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Like the original better

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                    Ulta didn't have the one I wanted so I tried this. I prefer the original.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love it

                    By Diane

                    from Savannah, GA

                    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:

                      Always use this under my makeup. Love it.

                       
                      5.0

                      I would definitely buy this again

                      By Britt

                      from Jacksonville

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Good Pigmentation
                      • Lightweight
                      • Natural Looking

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Skin Types
                        • Everyday

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                        I really enjoy using Bare Minerals as my every day make up. It's lightweight and doesn't clog my pores. I switched to this brand particularly because it's a more natural make up. This primer really does wonders when applied before everything else. It gives you a nice natural glow and also helps keeps your make up smooth.

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                        • 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
                        • 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
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