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BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer

BareMinerals

Prime Time Foundation Primer

Item #: 2302660 Size: 1.0 oz

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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
 
4.5

(based on 1735 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1388)
  • Lightweight (1310)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (612)
  • Smooth (518)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (471)
  • Sensitive skin (468)
  • All skin types (338)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Natural style (313), Classic style (239), Trendy style (59)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

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5.0

Lightweight and natural

By Ashley D

from Fairfield, Ohio

About Me Natural 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

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    I have horribly sensitive skin. This product doesn't irritate at all and provides an even coverage for my powder. A must have.

     
    5.0

    Great Primer!

    By Jen

    from Louisiana

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      I use this product before putting on my foundation. I have found my foundation stays on most of the day. I have oily skin sometimes prone to breakouts but I haven't had any since I started using Bare Minerals primer and foundation.

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Vicky

      from Gettysburg, PA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        Use it everyday and love it!

         
        5.0

        My fav Use every day

        By Mara girl

        from Southern Colorado

        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
          • Travel

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          This is the base of my routine. I always have a spare on hand so I don't run out.

           
          5.0

          Love it!!!!

          By Kim

          from Albuquerque, New Mexico

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

            This is a great primer to use with my foundation, I use the Born this way

             
            5.0

            Best Primer

            By Jersey ExPat

            from Lynchburg, VA

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Noncomedogenic
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              This is my favorite primer I have ever used. It's silky, easy to apply, absorbs instantly, and does what it says it will. My foundation goes on perfectly and stays until I wash my face. It's perfect.

               
              5.0

              Love my primer

              By aj

              from Richmond, Ca

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Going Out

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                Great for preparing fave prior to foundation. Just one pump

                 
                1.0

                Super greasy

                By Yoshi

                from Houston, TX

                About Me Natural Style

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Heavy
                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    I've combination dry skin and it made me look like a greaseball. My T-zone was way more oilier when I applied this. It also irritated my skin because it's one of those silicone primer. No matter how much you rub the product on skin, the greasiness never goes away.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this primer

                    By Mommybrain

                    from Edmond, Ok

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      Great primer. I never leave home without it.

                       
                      4.0

                      I would buy again.

                      By Sunshine

                      from Milledgevill,ga

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Easy To Take-off
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Skin Types

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                        None.

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                        Get answers from in-house experts.

                        44 Questions | 44 Answers
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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          Does this stop oxidation of foundation??
                          Asked on 4/2/2017 by feathers131

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello feathers131,

                            The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should create a barrier between your skin and the foundation, which should help prevent it from reacting with your natural oils.

                            Answered on 4/3/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Do you wear this over a moisturizer or by itself?
                          Asked on 3/29/2017 by Christa from Pennsylvania

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Christa,

                            We suggest applying the BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer after your moisturizer.

                            Answered on 3/29/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Is this product non-comedogenic?
                          Asked on 3/3/2017 by Faith from Stephens City, VA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Faith,

                            The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is non-comedogenic.

                            Answered on 3/7/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Is this good for very dry skin ?
                          Asked on 2/15/2017 by Stanimira from London

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Stanimira,

                            The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer would be suitable for dry skin as it soothes and nourishes with plant extracts, antioxidants and vitamins C and E. We would also suggest a moisturizer before using this product.

                            Answered on 2/15/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Would this work with oily skin?
                          Asked on 1/20/2017 by Cherry

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Hey. Do this product work well with combination skin?
                          Asked on 11/16/2016 by Shuntel from GA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original is formulated for all skin types. It is designed to combat flaky dryness, rough patches, fine lines, excess oil, enlarged pores and uneven texture.

                            Answered on 11/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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