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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 544 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (446)
  • Lightweight (415)
  • Goes on smoothly (270)
  • Blends well (266)
  • Good pigmentation (188)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (143)
  • Sensitive skin (128)
  • Light to medium coverage (122)
  • Mature skin (101)
  • Normal skin (86)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (174), Natural style (117), Budget shopper (113), Classic style (73), Trendy style (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Excellent product!

By Julie

from Michigan

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

    Even coverage and foundation stays on.

     
    4.0

    I love it .

    By Ellexoxo

    from Florence, South Carolina

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

      I was looking forever and now I found a great primer.

       
      5.0

      Feels so nice

      By KarSam

      from North Carolina

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

        This makes you skin feel so soft. It can be used on it's own or under foundation. Really like using this product

         
        5.0

        Bare Mineral Primer

        By Sam

        from Adelanto, California

        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
          • Travel

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          This is the best primer ever!

           
          1.0

          Don't expend your money on this product

          By Dissatisfy customer

          from Princeton, NJ

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

          • I didn't find no pros

          Cons

          • Causes Breakouts
          • Difficult to Apply
          • Doesn't Stay On
          • Ineffective
          • It cakes up
          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

          • None

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

          I don't use a lot of makeup because I like to look natural, however, I can't leave the house without mascara and a nice bb cream on my face. I got this product with the idea of making my light coverage last longer specially during the summer. Before I went to get it I read a lot of reviews about how great this product was..well I'm very disappointed not only it doesn't stay long but it's so horrible that managed to cake up the bb cream with my setting powder..I would never ever waste my money on such a horrible product. So disappointed.

           
          5.0

          I have used this product for several years and will continue

          By None

          from Oakland, CA

          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

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

            No comment

             
            5.0

            Definitely sticking with this primer

            By Verodagr8

            from Cullman, AL

            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

              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

              The primer is very lightweight and goes on smoothly. It has a hint of shimmer that's perfect for adding a little glow to the skin.

               
              5.0

              love it

              By Layne

              from Wisconsin

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

              Great primer, I recommend this one or they're basic one.

               
              5.0

              Best primer yet

              By Good coverage

              from Downers Grove, IL

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer:

                I was really stuck on the Smashbox primer for a long time but recently purchased the Bare Minerals and prefer this one over that. It is a little cheaper and doesn't have that greasy feel. Very light and blends well making my powder go on smoothly and stay on all day. Love this product!

                 
                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.

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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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