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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 769 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (643)
  • Smooth (598)
  • Lightweight (550)
  • Long lasting (430)
  • Blends well (323)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (54)
  • Doesn't stay on (37)
  • Causes breakouts (21)
  • Poor coverage (19)
  • Heavy (18)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (485)
  • All skin types (297)
  • Going out (226)
  • Sensitive skin (164)
  • Travel (135)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (328), Classic style (239), Trendy style (119)

Reviewed by 769 customers

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5.0

Love it!!

By Lesia A

from Williamsburg

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    Makes your shin flawless!

     
    5.0

    Love this primer!

    By Betti

    from Oregon

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      I use this daily with my regular foundation..it leaves my skin perfectly smooth. My foundation goes on beautifully with this primer.

       
      4.0

      Great for price

      By hannarosse

      from Columbus, OH

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      I am a makeup artist and bought this to avoid paying 3 times as much for a "brand name" primer. I feel it works almost just a well, though it has no color to help cancel unwanted colors on the face. It's smooth and lightweight and definitely helps foundation to last longer with a smoother finish.

       
      5.0

      amazing product would recommend

      By Nena

      from El Paso tx

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Acne prone
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        Love this product! I'm very acne prone but this comes with salicylic acid

         
        5.0

        Best thing i have ever bought

        By Taylor

        from Lodi Ca

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • 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:

          You apply this product to your face before you put any make up on. It is clear, no pigment. It feels oily to your hands but not to your face. It dries matte and it's weightless. I would buy this again and again.

           
          5.0

          This stuff was awesome

          By micky

          from fayetteville, ar

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Travel

            Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

            I was surprised by how much I liked this. I usually use the e.l.f. mineral primer, but I'm definitely making the switch after trying this. I put this one before a day of errands and meeting people last week, which was a sunny, hot and humid day. I normally start getting shiny around my cheeks and tzone, but I didn't get my normal oil peeking through my foundation with this primer. And i didn't feel dried out.

             
            5.0

            LOVE IT

            By Sonya

            from Gulfport, MS

            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:

              LOVE IT

               
              5.0

              I love it!!

              By Vero

              from Georgia

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Love it!!

               
              5.0

              Will buy again

              By Angie K

              from San Benito Tx

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                I so love this primer it feels and goes on so smoothly!
                On my first order they were on sale so I purchased 4 but ever since I'm still buying more!

                 
                5.0

                I live by this primer

                By SSanford

                from Baton Rouge, La

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                    I purchased this product because I ran out of Bare Minerals primer, it was just going to be a quick fix for me. I discovered that this primer was just as good, last just as long, and is less expensive. It does not clog my pores and is very light. I cannot live without it.

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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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