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ULTA Professional Matte Prime

ULTA

Professional Matte Prime

Item 2220410

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Size:1.0 oz

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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 830 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (696)
  • Smooth (647)
  • Lightweight (592)
  • Long lasting (463)
  • Blends well (352)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (62)
  • Doesn't stay on (44)
  • Causes breakouts (24)
  • Heavy (22)
  • Poor coverage (21)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (522)
  • All skin types (321)
  • Going out (244)
  • Sensitive skin (177)
  • Travel (147)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (356), Classic style (258), Trendy style (124)

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4.0

I love this!

By Kerri

from West Virginia

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    I love this product! Great for oily skin.

     
    4.0

    Love it!

    By Ulta lover

    from Oakland, California

    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

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      I love this primer because it doesn't irritate my skin like others have. I just wish it wasn't the most expensive ulta product.

       
      5.0

      Matte & perfect

      By Sam

      from MA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        I think this works great! Just as well as the expensive brands

         
        5.0

        So great!!

        By Lani

        from Okc, OK

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Doesn't pill
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Travel

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          This primer is awesome! I have normal skin and with some primers, my foundation will wear off during the day. Not with this one!

           
          5.0

          Keeps my face matte looking and smooth love it

          By Sells bell

          from Tampa fl

          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

            Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

            I use it every morning with pores and it's last all day

             
            5.0

            I Still Use This

            By Autumnfrore

            from Dallas, TX

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Best primer for oily skin. I've used this for the last couple of years.

               
              5.0

              Oily skin gone all day. No breakouts

              By Terri

              from Prescott, AZ

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  Looking for something to absorb oil all day, either alone or under foundation & this is it! Doesn't worsen my acne.

                   
                  1.0

                  I wouldn't buy this again.

                  By Sarah

                  from Orange Vounty, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Stay On
                    • Ineffective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      It is not worth the money.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Value

                      By Alexis E

                      from Manhattan KS

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Lightweight
                      • Natural Looking
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                      • Poor Coverage

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday
                      • Travel

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      I like wearing this alone if I don't have time to do my make up or under my foundation. It's a great substitute I'm on the go and I can't take my moisturizers with me. I only wish that it was slightly tinted so it would give me a little bit of coverage

                       
                      5.0

                      LOVE LOVE LOVE

                      By MzButterflie

                      from Maryland Heights MO

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                        I LOVE 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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