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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 1734 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1387)
  • Lightweight (1309)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (611)
  • Smooth (517)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (470)
  • Sensitive skin (467)
  • All skin types (337)
  • 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 (312), Classic style (239), Trendy style (59)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

Reviewed by 1734 customers

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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.

                       
                      5.0

                      My Secret to Looking Flawless

                      By phan601

                      from Nazareth, PA

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Skin Types

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                        I never knew I needed this until I tried it! I at first tried Blemish Remedy Mattifying Gel, thinking it would be the solution to my oily and acne-prone skin. I found it to be too drying. Next, I tested this formula in store and was blown away by the results. It leaves skin smooth and prepped. It helps boost the coverage of my Blemish Remedy powder foundation, but I love it with Urban Decay's Naked foundation too! This is an absolute must for any makeup kit. Count me as a devotee.

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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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