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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 1401 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1076)
  • Lightweight (1031)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (460)
  • Long-lasting (413)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (92)
  • Doesn't stay on (24)
  • Too greasy (19)
  • Causes breakouts (17)
  • Doesn't work (13)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (374)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
  • Dry skin (229)
  • Everyday (226)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Classic style (132), Natural style (125), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (594), Fair (554), Deep (29)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

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5.0

Best foundation primer I've used.

By Heidi

from Pewaukee, WI

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • 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:

    I think that it minimizes the appearance of pores and foundation goes on very smoothly (use brush to apply foundation).

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    By far the best foundation primer out there.

    By Grammydevine

    from New Hampshire

    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
      • Travel

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      I use this everyday before applying the Bare Minerals Matte Foundation.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      I love this product.

      By Dee

      from Moundsville WV

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        This product makes my make up glide on easily.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        1.0

        Not a fan!

        By Cindyk

        from Gaylord Michigan

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

        • Very greasy feel

        Best Uses

        • Its not for oily skin

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        I do not like this product! I have oily skin and the last thing I want to do is wear something that feels oily/greasy on my face. I'm very disappointed bare minerals! Bring back the prime time for oily skin foundation primer. Because of this I am forced to look at other companies for my makeup.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        Bought on a recommendation and I like it

        By Cindy

        from Gulfport, MS

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

            Makes your skin feel silky and make up goes on evenly.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Love It!

            By Deb

            from Clarksville, TN

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                Got some as a sample and wish I'd given it a try five years earlier.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                I buy this product over others of its kind!

                By Suzy

                from Dallas, TX

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  Great product! I've used it in the past. Is great under makeup.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  love thiS

                  By Heather

                  from San Antonio,Tx

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    I've tried so many primers before and almong with the ud all nighter spray, this keeps my makeup on all day long!! And keeps my normal-to-oily skin at bay

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    5.0

                    Bought it again!

                    By CET

                    from Sarasota FL

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      I use this under tarte cc cream - makes the application glide on.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      Love this!

                      By Chicjafullah

                      from Ct

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Blends Well
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                        Every day under foundation

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium

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                        30 Questions | 30 Answers
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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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