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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 602 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (499)
  • Smooth (466)
  • Lightweight (425)
  • Long lasting (330)
  • Blends well (245)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (39)
  • Doesn't stay on (27)
  • Causes breakouts (16)
  • Heavy (15)
  • Irritates skin (11)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (382)
  • All skin types (228)
  • Going out (184)
  • Sensitive skin (134)
  • Travel (112)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (247), Classic style (198), Trendy style (94)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (257), Medium (247), Deep (48)

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4.0

affordable & high quality!

By Ella

from Orlando

About Me Classic Style

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • Greasy texture

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Oily Skin

Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

THIS PRIMER MAKES MY MAKEUP LAST FOREVER. That's what i love about it! It's incredibly lightweight leaving me feeling like I am wearing no makeup at all doing the day. The ONLY thing I don't like is the texture of the primer; Its greasy. The texture feels awkward coming out of the tube and when applying to the skin. This is the reason i knocked off a star off. Other than that, I would buy this again because of the longevity.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
5.0

Summer makeup

By Chase

from Leesburg Georgia

About Me Natural 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
    • Going Out

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    I am a salesperson in Southwest Georgia. So it is always hot and I sweat a lot. With this it helps keep my make up on with very little touch up.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Love love love

    By Brit brat

    from Corona ca

    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
      • Going Out
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Travel

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      I love it!!!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By Liz

      from Port Orange Fl

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        Helps my oily skin

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        I have oily skin and this worked great as a primer

        By Danna

        from Bakersfield, CA

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          Worked like a charm in a 110 degree weather

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Mattifies and moisturizes

          By Rissa

          from Fresno ca

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Love it new favorite primer

               
              4.0

              I would buy again.

              By Nana24

              from Pansey AL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  I use this under foundation for a smooth look.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  Love!!!

                  By Codabear

                  from Lacrescent MN

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday
                    • Going Out
                    • Travel

                    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                    It feels soft putting it on! I love everything about it!!! A tiny bit goes a very long way

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love it

                    By Chris

                    from North street, mi

                    About Me Trendy Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      I love this matte primer

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      4.0

                      Matte Prime

                      By McJean

                      from McCalla, AL

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Blends Well
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Good Pigmentation
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                        Provides a good base for applying your makeup

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium

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                        40 Questions | 40 Answers
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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          is this the green colored primer?
                          Asked on 8/29/2016 by deb from evansville, in

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Will this be good on oily skin?
                          Asked on 8/27/2016 by Delilah from San Antonio

                          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 9/12/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Can you wear this alone? Without any makeup or foundation over?
                          Asked on 8/7/2016 by Oil Slick from San Jose, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, if you are simply seeking a clear skin mattifier to help control shine, but are not looking for any coverage, you can use it alone.

                            Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • 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
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