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BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer

BareMinerals

Prime Time Foundation Primer

1.0 oz Item 2302660

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Enlarged pores. Uneven texture. Flaky dryness. We've all had complexion problems. That's why we created Prime Time, which prepares your skin for seamless coverage with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation. Apply it first for the smooth, evenly textured complexion you've been waiting for.

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
  • 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


Apply one pump for an even layer of this lightweight primer all over your face. Once dry, follow with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Silica, Magnesium Silicate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract.

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BareMineralsPrime Time Foundation Primer
 
4.6

(based on 1784 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1431)
  • Lightweight (1351)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (632)
  • Smooth (555)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (93)
  • Doesn't stay on (28)
  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Causes breakouts (20)
  • Too greasy (19)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (505)
  • Sensitive skin (491)
  • All skin types (370)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Natural style (341), Classic style (254), Trendy style (64)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

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5.0

Love It!

By Jane

from Canton, Ohio

About Me Natural 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

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    I Always use this Primer before applying make-up for it to Last All Day. Need More Coverage? Try the tinted Primer.

     
    5.0

    Yes

    By Dawn

    from Albany NY

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    Love this product

     
    5.0

    Wonderful!!

    By Roxs

    from Vancouver, Wa

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      Everyone should use Primer. I never kmew, but now can't live without it

       
      5.0

      I love this product!

      By T

      from Fort Collins, CO

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        I love Bare Mineral products.

         
        5.0

        I use this product every day

        By Pat

        from Plano Tx

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          As a primer, feels so smooth and make- up base just slides on.

           
          5.0

          Great

          By Connie

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              I have been using Bare Mineral for over 3 years - very happy that an Ulta Beauty opened not far from where I live - happy with Bare Minerals & happy with Ulta Beauty

               
              5.0

              Love this Primer!

              By Connie

              from West Branch, Mi.

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                I have tried other primers, but I always go back to this Brand!

                 
                5.0

                Best primer!

                By KMH

                from Atlanta, GA

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  I've tried several primers and this one is by far my favorite. I wear bare minerals foundation so my opinion may be partial, however it's silky smooth to apply and keeps my skin feeling hydrated all day!

                   
                  5.0

                  I the love this primer cause it makes my foundation stick on

                  By sweet pea

                  from Dubuque,Iowa

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    I love the bare mineral products

                     
                    5.0

                    Love it!

                    By DwightSchrute

                    from Scranton, PA

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      I love the feeling of this primer. It is smooth and requires only a small amount used.

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                      • Q:

                        Is this product non comedogenic or not? In one answer you said yes and in a different answer you said that claim cannot be made.
                        Asked on 11/6/2017 by Jen from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Jen,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is non comedogenic.

                          Answered on 11/7/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this to be used with liquid or powder foundation?
                        Asked on 8/21/2017 by Mary from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Mary,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer can be used with any type of foundation.

                          Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Hey is this primer suitable for water based or silicon based foundations?
                        Asked on 8/20/2017 by emma from Beaumont tx

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello emma,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should be suitable for all foundations regardless of their base.

                          Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this primer oil free?
                        Asked on 8/14/2017 by Maddie from New Orleans, LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Maddie,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is not formulated with oil.

                          Answered on 8/15/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is there any shimmer or sparkle in this?
                        Asked on 8/3/2017 by Breanna from Mi

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Breanna,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer does not contain any shimmer or sparkle.

                          Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Will this primer work best under the complexion rescue or powder foundation?
                        Asked on 7/10/2017 by amy from North Carolina

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello amy,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is suitable for all foundations regardless of the type.

                          Answered on 7/10/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Will this work with EXTREMELY oily skin?? Like REALLLLLYYY oily..... if not, what would you recommend for a primer?
                        Asked on 6/13/2017 by Rosie from CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Rosie,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer would be a good option for you in addition to a setting powder or spray to help your foundation stay put. Please also note that we recommend possibly changing your moisturizing routine as your skin may need added moisture.

                          Answered on 6/14/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Will this cause my skin to breakout? Is it good for sensitive skin?
                        Asked on 5/15/2017 by Barefree from Ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Barefree,

                          As the BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is non-comedogenic, it should not cause you to breakout. Please note that this primer is intended for all skin types. We recommend consulting with a physician with the listed ingredients in case you have further concerns.

                          Answered on 5/15/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this silicone free? I am asking because it has these three ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone.
                        Asked on 4/20/2017 by mommytwoboys from South Milwaukee, WI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello mommytwoboys,

                          Prime Time Foundation primer is formulated with both silicones and silica. The ingredients are as follow: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Silica, Magnesium Silicate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract

                          Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        do you need to apply the primer with a sponge or make up brush?
                        Thank you
                        Asked on 4/8/2017 by sunflower from CT

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hell sunflower,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer can be applied with fingers. If you are looking to use an applicator, we recommend a brush similar to a flat foundation brush for the best application.

                          Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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