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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 535 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (439)
  • Lightweight (409)
  • Goes on smoothly (270)
  • Blends well (261)
  • Good pigmentation (183)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (35)
  • Doesn't stay on (25)
  • Poor coverage (18)
  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Too greasy (16)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (136)
  • Sensitive skin (127)
  • Light to medium coverage (122)
  • Mature skin (101)
  • Normal skin (86)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (174), Budget shopper (113), Natural style (111), Classic style (71), Trendy style (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

I love this stuff

By Gayle

from Springfield, NE

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:

    I love this brightening primer.

     
    5.0

    I bought this for the second time and love it!

    By Linda

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Lightweight
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Travel

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

      Sometimes I wear it alone with only a It of cheek color.

       
      5.0

      i will continue to buy this product...

      By Norma Jean

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Trendy 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
        • Travel

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

        I use it everyday and add mineral veil on top I never have to re apply my make up.

         
        5.0

        Love this product

        By Donna

        from Northern Ireland

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          Lovely to apply, goes on smooth, feels like silk. Great primer

           
          2.0

          Not worth the money

          By Melissa

          from VA

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          I like the product ok, but the price is way too high for the amount you are getting. No matter how much more or less I use, my face is still oily and shiny in certain areas by the end of the day. I was very disappointed.

           
          4.0

          Love the product

          By Dita

          from Salt Lake City

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

            The product glides on easily onto to face and allows foundation to look smooth.

             
            5.0

            I love this brightening primer.

            By Carol

            from Naperville IL

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

              It gives me a glow that I get complemented on

               
              5.0

              Great product!

              By Mtn Girl

              from New England

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Noncomedogenic
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                A little dab will do ya. If you put it on too heavy your bare minerals powder all look like a think foundation

                 
                4.0

                I would buy again

                By Tonya

                from Chicago, IL

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                  I use this with the barepro mineral foundation love how my skin feels after applying foundation. Before I tried this did not use a primer and after applying foundation my face use to itch, now I have no problems. Loves how my face feels after applying.

                   
                  2.0

                  torn

                  By Sunshine

                  from Vero Beach, Fl.

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Stay On
                  • peels off like flaky skin

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                  again, torn on this product. I like it's coverage but it peels of in a weird flaky way?

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                  • 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
                  • 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
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