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BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer

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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 1419 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1092)
  • Lightweight (1047)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (470)
  • Long-lasting (413)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (92)
  • Doesn't stay on (25)
  • Too greasy (19)
  • Causes breakouts (17)
  • Doesn't work (16)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (379)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
  • Everyday (241)
  • Dry skin (229)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Classic style (137), Natural style (136), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (602), Fair (562), Deep (31)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

Reviewed by 1419 customers

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5.0

Great Product

By kacey

from missouri

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Makes your skin feel great
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    I use this product on my face after moisturizer, etc. and before makeup. Makes your skin feel wonderful and make up goes on nicely.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    I will always buys this product

    By Dee

    from PA

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      I love this primer it makes your skin smooth,so it is easier to apply your make up.also seems like your make stays on longer

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I will most definitely buy this again!!!

      By Joey

      from Dallas

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Noncomedogenic
      • Not greasy
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        I use it under my makeup every time I wear makeup.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Can't Live Without This

        By Melbeeee

        from Fresno, ca

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          I use this after my moisturizer before my foundation. Silky smooth and doesn't clog my pores.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          I use this product every day under my foundation

          By Cindy

          from Portage Michigan

          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 Foundation Primer:

            Use each day under foundation and it helps to cover imperfections on my skin

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            4.0

            I would buy again

            By None

            from MS

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              I do like this product, but wish it were cheaper on price

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              THE BEST PRIMER EVER !!!

              By LOVE THIS STUFF

              from Huffman, TX

              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
              • This little bottle, lasts FOREVER !!

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                I always buy the Original Primer. No tint, because I use makeup over it. One drop will cover your entire face ! I've tried other brands that dry out, before I've even begun trying to spread it around. NOT THIS ONE ! My makeup goes on smooth as silk and looks natural.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                I love this primer! Lightweight and takes away the flaws!

                By Trish

                from Crown Point, IN

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  This primer fills in all of the imperfections in your skin before applying foundation. It's lightweight, doesn't clog pores. Its like a secret little eraser!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Absolutely part of my makeup application routine!

                  By Karm

                  from Hosford, Fl

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    I apply prime time before using my Bareminerals bare skin foundation. Makes application of foundation go on smoothly and evenly.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    4.0

                    Primer

                    By Aleah

                    from Reno, NV

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      This product definitely fills in pores and lines, makes for a good base for applying rest of makeup. However if you do not redo makeup within a 24 hour period...for example traveling, I find it starts to ball up your makeup and fall off. Otherwise it is great!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium

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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        I have always used a moisterizer, summer bisque for concealer, foundation and then mineral vail. Would the Prime Time Foundation Primer take the place of my moisterizer?
                        Asked on 4/1/2016 by De from Howell, MI

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Apply this product over your moisturizer for best results.

                          Answered on 4/11/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this primer work well with oily skin?
                        Asked on 3/27/2016 by mrssherico

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You may prefer bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer (Item #: 2244486), which features a lighter weight formula that is oil-free, mattifying, and ideal for skin prone to excess oil and/or blemishes. Both formulas create a silky smooth canvas for makeup application.

                          Answered on 3/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Can I put this product (Primetime) over the complexion rescue and then my foundation? I use the complexion rescue as my moisturizing cream.
                        Asked on 3/23/2016 by Elizabeth from Oregon

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          When using Prime Time with Complexion Rescue, apply Prime Time first onto bare skin, then follow with Complexion Rescue, then with additional cosmetics such as foundation.

                          Answered on 3/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Can you use this primer with any foundation type? Liquid, powder, BB cream, etc? Also can it be used with a nonmineral foundation?
                        Asked on 3/4/2016 by Val

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yup! Prime Time Foundation Primer performs beautifully under foundation of any form!

                          Answered on 3/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Could you please tell me the difference between this and the brightening formula? I'm unsure of which to get.
                        Asked on 2/13/2016 by Rosie

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          bareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Face Primer (Item #: 2227643) features a luminous brightening glow finish, while Original Prime Time is clear and velvety matte.

                          Answered on 2/18/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Can i use this product with concealer too? if so will it work as well?
                        Asked on 2/12/2016 by prettyboutique from NJ

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can apply Prime Time prior to foundation and/or concealer application to ensure smooth, lasting wear.

                          Answered on 2/18/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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