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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 1551 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1211)
  • Lightweight (1154)
  • 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 (178), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

Reviewed by 1551 customers

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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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    This product is great.

                    By JPGPROF

                    from New York

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      I use this under my mineral foundation everyday. It really makes a difference keeping my skin and makeup smooth.

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                      • 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
                      • 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
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