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ULTA Professional Matte Prime

ULTA

Professional Matte Prime

1.0 oz

Item #: 2220410

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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 554 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (458)
  • Smooth (429)
  • Lightweight (394)
  • Long lasting (304)
  • Blends well (224)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (36)
  • Doesn't stay on (25)
  • Causes breakouts (16)
  • Heavy (13)
  • Irritates skin (11)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (349)
  • All skin types (210)
  • Going out (168)
  • Sensitive skin (123)
  • Travel (104)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (223), Classic style (186), Trendy style (88)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (239), Medium (225), Deep (45)

Reviewed by 554 customers

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5.0

I like this product.

By Jo Jo

from Chattanooga

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    i have started using this everyday. I really like it as a moisturizer in the morning. I know that's not what it's technical use is but, it's soothing. A moisturizer is to thick for under my make up.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    My GO-TO Primer!

    By Jess

    from Augusta, GA

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      This is an essential for my daily makeup routine! It makes my makeup go on smooth and last all day.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love this

      By Nicole

      from Chattanooga, TN

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        I have such oily skin and this keeps my face matte all day with a little bit of a natural glow. I accidentally fell asleep with my makeup on and I woke up and it still looked very fresh and no oil! This has been awesome so far!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        My fav!

        By Vee

        from CT

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          This is my favorite primer! I've tried so many but this one is #1. I have oily skin it really helps my makeup last all day & not look oily. Doesn't make me breakout either.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          4.0

          I liked the product

          By Sonya

          from Atlanta

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Eliminate Shine
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

            I do like the product normally I use Becca mattifying primer however I was looking for something that would give me the same look that's not that expensive so I tried this brand this brand will work as a substitute however I would have liked for the formula to be a little bit more mattifying it's a little greasy in my opinion

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            4.0

            Have bought before and keep going back.

            By KK

            from PIttsburgh, PA

            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

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              I love the matte look it gives to my skin prior to putting on my foundation. Definitely makes my foundation last. I use ULTA brank foundation too and I love both together.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              I wouldn't buy this product

              By Tcn011

              from Baltimore maryland

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Take-off
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Difficult to Apply

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Travel

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              I used this before I put any makeup, and it's nice and velvety and although it looks matte, it doesn't feel matte, it feels oily and I just did not enjoy the way it felt on my skin it also doesn't keep your makeup on which I didn't like either.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Excellent product

              By cattgirl813

              from Michigan

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Would like a larger size option

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Love how lightweight this product is, how smoothly it goes on, and how it keeps my foundation in place all day, even in the hottest and most humid conditions. I'd love to see it offered in a larger size bottle or with a pump dispenser.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Deep

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I'd buy again

              By Ky-lie

              from Redlanda

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Very lily but still good id get it again

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              i would buy this product again

              By seashell

              from Mesa, Az

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Travel

                Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                it helps the coverage of foundation last longer throughout the day

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

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                36 Questions | 36 Answers
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                • Q:

                  I purchased this primer and it says its oil free but it contains castor oil. Is it not oil free?
                  Asked on 7/20/2016 by jlopez02 from ca

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    There is no solid definition regarding oil-free cosmetic products. Based on some of the articles, Oil-free cosmetics mean products that contain little or no ingredients such as isopropyl myristate, isopropyl esters, oleic acid, stearic acid, petrolatum and lanolin. Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil is a polymer which doesn't fall into any category of the above ingredients. Furthermore the usage level of this ingredient in the product is less than 0.2%. Therefore the ULTA Professional Matte Prime is oil free. If you have any further concerns, we advise to review the ingredients list with your physician. We hope this info helps! :-)

                    Answered on 7/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Will this prime work with a powder foundation? I currently wear only powder foundation (MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation) I just want to know if this prime would look good with it or if it will flake?
                  Asked on 7/12/2016 by stephanie from Riverside, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can wear it underneath foundation of any formula/consistency with great results! :-)

                    Answered on 7/12/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have pretty oily skin and don't want to break out but I do want a smoother finish. Does this cause breakouts at all? Also, will this keep my makeup from coming off so quickly? I use Clinique foundation
                  Asked on 6/28/2016 by Beginner Trainee from Covina, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product contains 1.5% Salicylic Acid to help mattify oily skin and eliminate and prevent acne, so it would be ideal for you based on your concerns. Yes, it does help to extend the wear of your foundation. Enjoy!

                    Answered on 7/12/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this product vegan?
                  Asked on 6/12/2016 by Lo from Chicago, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The ULTA PRO Matte Face Primer is vegan. :-)

                    Answered on 6/17/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Would this be a good primer to use with the too faced born this way foundation ? Or what would be the best primer for that specific foundation?
                  Asked on 4/14/2016 by Car from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, ULTA Professional Matte Prime is perfectly compatible with Too Faced Born This Way Foundation!

                    Answered on 4/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  where is it made
                  Asked on 3/20/2016 by Deanna from White Oak, Georgia

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Canada

                    Answered on 3/23/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  What is the product's consistency? Is it more like a gel or a light cream? What's the color of the product once squeezed out? clear or white?
                  Asked on 2/29/2016 by monibella22 from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    It features a clear gel consistency.

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

                  Gluten free??
                  Asked on 2/21/2016 by Pattycake007 from California

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, Matte Prime is gluten-free!

                    Answered on 2/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can this be used to prime to under eye area as well? Thanks. I tried to Fab. Face primer and did not see much of a difference on my pores, am considering this.
                  Asked on 2/11/2016 by KM from NJ

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The ULTA Professional Matte Primer is not ophthalmologist tested, so we suggest you proceed with caution when using around the eye area.

                    Answered on 2/16/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  does this primer help with oily skin?
                  Asked on 12/31/2015 by alexiswhitney from West Jordan, US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This primer is ideal for oily skin. The salicylic acid and mattifying powders will help to keep your skin shine-free and to prevent breakouts and pore congestion.

                    Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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