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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 1552 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1212)
  • Lightweight (1155)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (529)
  • Long-lasting (413)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (93)
  • Doesn't stay on (26)
  • Too greasy (19)
  • Causes breakouts (18)
  • Doesn't work (18)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (413)
  • Everyday (339)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
  • All skin types (236)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Natural style (209), Classic style (179), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

Reviewed by 1552 customers

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5.0

Best Ever

By Miss1988

from Acworth, Ga

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      Easy to Apply, Love it!

       
      5.0

      Works great

      By Julie

      from Columbus, Georgia

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        Love Bare Minerals!

         
        5.0

        Lasts all day

        By Jess

        from San Carlos

        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

          • Everyday

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          Easy to apply, softens skin and my makeup lasts all day.

           
          4.0

          I will definetly buy this again

          By N

          from St louis

          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:

            Great for smooth make up finish.

             
            5.0

            Primer

            By Kerianne

            from Niagara Falls

            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

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              Great

               
              5.0

              Parent for Me

              By Diane

              from Bellbrook, Ohio

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Wish it came in a bigger bottle

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              Adds moisture and barrier to my dry, sensation face.

               
              5.0

              The Best!

              By Gretchen

              from Glen Burnie, Md

              About Me Classic 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
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Travel

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                I use this every day and if I run out it's like I'm lost, something like one black shoe one brown and you ladies know what I mean.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best primer ever!!!

                By Frances

                from TX

                About Me Classic Style

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  WOW I wish I had found this sooner!!! This is the best primer I have ever used, and I have tried a lot. I am typically oily several hours after applying my makeup and my foundation sinks into the fine lines on my face. This primer makes a HUGE difference for both of these issues, I am so happy! I have very acne prone skin too, and this doesn't break me out at all. I apply a very thin layer over face, let dry, then apply my foundation. Highly recommended this primer!!

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Prime time primer

                  By ADB

                  from RVA

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      Na

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I will buy this product again

                      By De

                      from Maine

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Skin Types
                        • Everyday

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                        Love the Bare Mineral products! They are a little pricey, but are week worth it

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                        36 Questions | 36 Answers
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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          Will this be a good primer for me? - I have very dry skin. For foundation I combine Bare Minerals Complexion and Clinique Moisture Surge CC cream.
                          I had been using Laura Geller's spackle as a primer, but was told this was better!
                          Asked on 9/27/2016 by Helene

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes we absolutely love this primer!! Sounds like it would be a good fit for you based on the other items you use on a daily basis.

                            Answered on 10/4/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Is this NON-COMEDOGENIC? Also Is it oil free and cruelty free?
                          Asked on 8/20/2016 by Molly from Wausau wi

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Prime Time Foundation Primer does not feature the specific claim noncomedogenic, nor is it claimed to be oil-free. It is preservative-free and formulated for all skin types. Here is bareMinerals' official statement regarding animal testing:

                            "Please feel at ease when using bareMinerals products as we do not test any products on animals. We also do not work with any manufacturers that do animal testing."

                            Answered on 9/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this silicone free?
                          Asked on 8/16/2016 by Jazz from Pennsylvania, US

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes it is.

                            Answered on 9/1/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Does this product work well with acne prone skin?
                          Asked on 8/11/2016 by Elice from Bellevue WA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Our bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should work well on acne prone skin and help to combat any rough patches! It is free of preservatives and irritants which will leave your skin feeling fresh and protected.

                            Answered on 8/30/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Is the bare mineral prime time soy free and gluten free? Thank you
                          Asked on 7/26/2016 by Lymie from Antrim, nh

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Gorgeous! We always recommend consulting your dermatologist when introducing a new product into your regime.

                            Answered on 7/26/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Hi, I am highly considering purchasing a facial primer I can wear under my makeup. Is this product oil free?
                          Asked on 6/27/2016 by Oily_Face from LA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Hello Gorgeous! Yes this primer would work for you!

                            Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                        • Q:

                          Is this suitable to wear alone without a foundation?
                          Asked on 4/26/2016 by Hygienist from Oconomowoc, WI

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Prime Time Foundation Primer works best worn underneath foundation to prep skin for seamless coverage.

                            Answered on 4/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does this product work well over a natural sunscreen ?
                          Asked on 4/18/2016 by Adriana71 from Austin TX

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, absolutely! Apply after moisturizer and sunscreen and prior to makeup for best results.

                            Answered on 4/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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