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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 795 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (664)
  • Smooth (618)
  • Lightweight (566)
  • Long lasting (446)
  • Blends well (333)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (57)
  • Doesn't stay on (38)
  • Causes breakouts (23)
  • Heavy (19)
  • Poor coverage (19)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (499)
  • All skin types (305)
  • Going out (234)
  • Sensitive skin (171)
  • Travel (141)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (342), Classic style (247), Trendy style (119)

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5.0

love it love it love it

By lynn

from applevalley, ca

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      no comments love it love it love it

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again and again!!

      By Syd

      from Minnesota

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Feels great on skin
      • Long Lasting
      • Noncomedogenic
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        I LOVE this primer. The Matte finish is very true and keeps your makeup matte and on all day. Where I am oily my face gets a little shinny but for the most part its matte. I do typically wear Urban decays All Nighter setting spray over my makeup as well but when I dont my makeup stays almost as well!

         
        5.0

        Better than expected

        By Em

        from Pittsburgh

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        I'm always hesitant to buy store brand cosmetics because I've been burned in the past by them but I decided to give this one a shot and I'm so happy I did. As someone who works in high heat, sweating constantly and dealing with rain as well, a good primer is a must for me. This one hits it out of the park. The matte finish is perfect, makes my skin feel great and leaves my makeup in place instead of it fading or sweating away.
        Kudos to you Ulta. This product is the bomb.

         
        3.0

        Wasn't all that great

        By Beab

        from Pasadena, Ca

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Smooth

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          Seemed to work for about an hour. After was like I never applied.

           
          5.0

          Great product

          By Netty

          from Bluffton, SC

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Travel

            Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

            Works beautifully under my makeup.

             
            4.0

            Definitely!

            By sue

            from Wichita, Ks

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Love it! Makes my fine lines disappear

               
              5.0

              Love this one

              By Hmack

              from New York

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Travel

                Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                I used to use a different primer until they changed their formula and it made me break out. I was searching for a great alternative and found one! It goes on smoothly - it's a little thicker than the other primer I used but it does the job even better and makes my skin feel great! I will buy again!

                 
                5.0

                Can't live without it

                By Love ULTA

                from Chula Vista, CA

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  I have very oily skin, but this product keeps me shine free for the most part. It's really part of my daily staple.

                   
                  5.0

                  Compare to Bare Minerals and Urban Decay!

                  By Meesa

                  from Houston, TX

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Sensitive Skin
                    • Travel

                    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                    This stuff is amazing! I went walking through a hot sunny day in Austin, TX and at the end, my makeup looked darn good!!

                     
                    4.0

                    Smooth

                    By Rachaelily

                    from New York

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Easy To Take-off
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday
                      • Going Out

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      It's smooth, definitely has a silicone feel, but there's no chemical smell.

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                      49 Questions | 49 Answers
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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        which of the ultra primers are clear?
                        Asked on 10/19/2016 by judyroo from jonesboro ga.

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          ULTA Professional Matte Prime features a clear gel consistency. Hydro Prime is also clear. The only primer with a tint is the Flawless Prime, which neutralizes redness with its subtle green tint.

                          Answered on 10/25/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Is this product, or any of the Ulta brand products, tested on animals? Are they cruelty-free?
                        Asked on 8/29/2016 by Ellen from Houston, Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          All Ulta brand products are cruelty-free and never tested on animals. :-)

                          Answered on 9/12/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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