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ULTA Professional Matte Prime

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Professional Matte Prime

Item 2220410

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Size:1.0 oz

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Ulta's Professional Matte Prime is the secret for a picture perfect look everyday. Contains salicylic acid for smoother, clearer looking complexion, refines pores for even foundation application. Contains special mattifying powders to reduce shine and prolong foundation wear. Non-Comedogenic. Vegan.
Apply directly on face.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone / Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polysorbate 80, Dimethiconol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Mica, Water, Tocopheryl Acetate, Allantoin, Retinyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Hedera Helix (Ivy) Leaf / Stem Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Salicyclic Acid, Bioflavonoids. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide CI 77891.

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ULTAProfessional Matte Prime
 
4.3

(based on 853 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (712)
  • Smooth (665)
  • Lightweight (610)
  • Long lasting (478)
  • Blends well (363)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (62)
  • Doesn't stay on (45)
  • Causes breakouts (24)
  • Heavy (22)
  • Poor coverage (22)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (538)
  • All skin types (330)
  • Going out (248)
  • Sensitive skin (182)
  • Travel (149)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (370), Classic style (262), Trendy style (126)

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1.0

Pasty, not for dark skin

By Kay

from CA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Clumpy
    • Difficult to Apply
    • Poor Coverage

    Best Uses

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      This was hard to smoothen evenly onto my skin. It left too much of a white haze on my dark skin. Disappointing.

       
      5.0

      I have very oily skin and it works so well for all day wear!

      By Liz

      from Alabama

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          I absolutely love this product! I have extremely oily skin and this product works just as good as the expensive one! I'm so glad I found it and highly recommend it for anyone with VERY oily skin, who want all day wear for makeup. LOVE IT!

           
          4.0

          I like it

          By Rose

          from Fountain Valley

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Makes my face oily towards end of day

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          Easy to apply.

           
          4.0

          Nice primer

          By Lcpgh

          from Pittsburgh, Pa

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

            This has a nice smoothing effect on pores & gives foundation a beautiful finish. The reason for 4 stars is it didn't mattify my forehead as much as I'd like.

             
            5.0

            Keeps me looking fresh!

            By Kat

            from Clearwater fl

            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

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              I use this product daily, it makes my face look fresh all day long and helps keep my foundation in place! I'm constantly moving in my job and my makeup stays put! It is worth the price!

               
              5.0

              My makeup last all day

              By Tillie

              from Vancouver WA

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              I used to buy more expensive product. When I went to the store, they did not have it and told me this was similar. I was desperate, so I bought it. I have been using this ever since.

               
              5.0

              I would buy again.

              By MU1975

              from WV

              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 ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                I really like the way my skin feels before foundation.

                 
                5.0

                Soft.

                By Sarahhhh

                from Las Vegas, NV

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  My new primer!

                   
                  5.0

                  Favorite primer ever!

                  By Mayra

                  from Philadelphia, PA

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Easy To Take-off
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Helps with oil control
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Natural Looking
                  • Noncomedogenic
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                    I apply it in the morning everyday before applying makeup. It gives my makeup a base to stick and make it long-lasting. Also, it works wonders for oily skin.

                     
                    5.0

                    Good quality - great value

                    By JenLyn1620

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      I like how this product works. It works better for me than some of the pricey brands. Stays on all day and keeps my foundation looking fresh.

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                      51 Questions | 51 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Does this primer clog your pores?
                        Asked on 12/7/2017 by Bella from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This primer is noncomedogenic, meaning that it won't clog pores or cause breakouts. It works wonderfully for all skin types, especially oily and/or acne-prone skin!

                          Answered on 12/7/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this product hydrating to dry skin? And does this face primer clog your pores?
                        Asked on 12/5/2017 by Bella from US

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Is this soy free
                        Asked on 6/6/2017 by lb from granite City illinois

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it is soy free.

                          Answered on 6/12/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this minimize pores and acne scars?
                        Asked on 4/20/2017 by ali from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it helps to refine the appearance of enlarged pores and other imperfections. Enjoy!

                          Answered on 4/24/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have combination skin. Will this work for me?
                        Asked on 4/6/2017 by Maria from Fort Leonard Wood, MO

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product contains 1.5% Salicylic Acid, so if you're dry in some areas, we'd recommend applying a lightweight moisturizer underneath this product to further help balance your skin.

                          Answered on 4/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this suitable for mature skin that is normal with only slight oiliness around my nose? I definitely have some pretty decent wrinkles I don't want accentuated. I live in Texas though and the weather just melts my makeup off in the summer plus I do like a full matte coverage so I'm hoping this might work. If not, I guess I can try the other brand for hydrating the skin.
                        Asked on 2/21/2017 by Sylvia from TX

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          If you only experience excess oil in certain areas, you can actually spot treat with the Matte Prime! Apply a small amount just to areas of concern. :-)

                          Answered on 3/10/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Paraben free?
                        Asked on 1/5/2017 by Kiera from LA, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it is paraben-free.

                          Answered on 1/6/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Which would be better for minimizing my pore this or the Ulta Fabulous Face primer? What id the difference between them?
                        Asked on 11/4/2016 by Melody from Greenville SC

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          ULTA Matte Prime is oil-free and formulated with 1.5% salicylic acid to keep skin clear of blemishes. It also features mattifying powders to reduce shine for a lasting matte finish.

                          Both Matte Prime and Fabulous Face Foundation Primer (Item #: 2231749) are paraben-free, help to extend the wear of foundation, refine the look of pores and other skin imperfections, ensure smooth and even application of your foundation, and both dry invisibly (no coverage).

                          We hope these extra details help in choosing the one that is best for your skin type and concerns! :-)

                          Answered on 11/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have dry skin, can I use this primer or can you recommen one suited for a drier skin?
                        Asked on 11/1/2016 by Gillian from Niagara Falls

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Those with dry skin can still use Matte Prime, though we definitely recommend first applying a moisturizer. You may like our Hydro Prime, which features a water-based, hydrating formula ideal for dry skin types:

                          http://www.ulta.com/hydro-prime?productId=xlsImpprod2570083

                          Answered on 11/3/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this primer come contain SPF?
                        Asked on 10/28/2016 by Pili from Oakland , CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          No, it is not SPF-rated or claimed to provide sun protection.

                          Answered on 11/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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