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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 607 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (504)
  • Smooth (471)
  • Lightweight (430)
  • Long lasting (335)
  • Blends well (248)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (39)
  • Doesn't stay on (27)
  • Causes breakouts (17)
  • Heavy (15)
  • Irritates skin (12)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (384)
  • All skin types (230)
  • Going out (186)
  • Sensitive skin (135)
  • Travel (113)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (250), Classic style (199), Trendy style (95)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (259), Medium (248), Deep (49)

Reviewed by 607 customers

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5.0

The minute i stared using this product i fell in love!

By Sandra

from Pawtucket RI

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    I use this product every day before i put my powder. I don't use foundation but I'm sure it works just as well!

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Arca

    from Napa, CA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      Makes my foundation and concealer stay on for WAY longer and it stays looking nice! It goes on super easy, a little covers a lot. Will be buying it again.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      3.0

      Dries you out

      By Kelso

      from Orlando

      About Me Classic Style

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Dries skin
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Very oily

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      I loved this product, it does the trick if you have oily skin, but unfortunately, it works so well that it completely dries your skin out. I was even using a heavy moisturizer and it dried my skin out so badly I had to discontinue using. My skin lost its pretty luminous lustre until I stopped using it

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Love this primer

      By none

      from Grand Rapids MI

      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

        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        Use this product everyday. Use an expensive makeup "Estee Lauder" and this primer seems to work the best in covering up my pores!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        3.0

        It works

        By Pea

        from South Florida

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Causes Breakouts

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        This helps control my shine however, the day after first wearing it I felt small bumps on my face. I have sensitive skin so it doesn't seem to agree with my skin. I would recommend to someone without sensitive skin.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Deep
         
        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

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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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