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BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer

BareMinerals

Prime Time Foundation Primer

Item #: 2138921 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 1678 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1333)
  • Lightweight (1261)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (591)
  • Smooth (475)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (93)
  • Doesn't stay on (28)
  • Doesn't work (21)
  • Causes breakouts (19)
  • Too greasy (19)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (452)
  • Everyday (434)
  • All skin types (306)
  • 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 (277), Classic style (224), Trendy style (55)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

Reviewed by 1678 customers

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5.0

need this product for under your Bare Minerals foundation

By Janet

from Fremont, CA

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    Love Bare Minerals!

     
    4.0

    Love It!

    By EM

    from California

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      This is one of the better primers I have tried. Goes on smooth and evens out the surface of the skin before applying my foundation.

       
      5.0

      Smooth skin and perfect pallet for makeup

      By Cbg

      from Jefferson, LA

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Travel

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        Love the way it smooths my skin for makeup application.

         
        4.0

        Love it! Will buy again.

        By Valley

        from San Diego

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          Went on smooth. Natural looking.

           
          5.0

          Love Love love this primer! Smooth and not heavy.

          By Funsize

          from Dallas, Tx

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

            Love it

             
            4.0

            Good but not great

            By Mandy

            from South Florida

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              I'd used this product years ago and decided to give it a try again during the 21 day sale. It worked fine but I can't say that I saw a real noticeable difference in my makeup. I returned it to try the Stilla color correcting primer.

               
              4.0

              I buy this often

              By T

              from Florida

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                I buy this regularly

                 
                5.0

                I have purchased this before and will continue to purchase.

                By Yaya

                from Las Cruces, NM

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  Smooths my skin and makes easy to apply makeup.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By Jess

                  from Va

                  About Me Classic 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:

                    Love this primer! Weightless clear primer that works and feels smooth on your skin.

                     
                    1.0

                    No

                    By Rach

                    from Blackfoot idaho

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Doesn't Stay On
                      • Irritates Skin

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                        I bought this because the lady recommend it very highly...I thought bare minerals was a natural product...this has silicone in it...I do not like the feel of it....it doesn't seem to dry and cover pores

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                        41 Questions | 41 Answers
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                        • 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
                        • 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
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