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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 703 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (586)
  • Smooth (544)
  • Lightweight (497)
  • Long lasting (395)
  • Blends well (293)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (46)
  • Doesn't stay on (30)
  • Causes breakouts (20)
  • Heavy (17)
  • Irritates skin (13)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (445)
  • All skin types (270)
  • Going out (207)
  • Sensitive skin (148)
  • Travel (121)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (291), Classic style (223), Trendy style (111)

Reviewed by 703 customers

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5.0

Awesome

By Emily

from North Carolina

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
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    Great product

     
    5.0

    Wouldn't try any other product! !

    By Ash

    from Tucson

    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

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      Goes on easy & has a very smooth silky finish ♡

       
      5.0

      Ulta Mattell primer

      By Josie

      from Oxnard CA

      About Me Classic 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:

        The smoothestate primer I have ever used. Coverage is very good and my large pores dissappear. I glad that I decided to try our this primer.

         
        1.0

        Nope

        By Nikki

        from Kansas City

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On
        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          Makes no difference. I started getting oily about 30 mins after application. Really hoped it was better.

           
          2.0

          Not my favorite

          By Tony

          from Goodyear, AZ

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Broke my foundation
          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

            It felt amazing in store but it broke and made all my foundations hard to blend/apply. For some reason it made my foundation look patchy on dryer spots and broke around my nose.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I'll use this forever!

            By Raven

            from Salt Lake City, UT

            About Me Trendy 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:

              This primer is my favorite. I have really oily skin, so if I don't wear primer my foundation just slides right off. I use this primer everyday and it keeps my foundation/powder flawless the duration of my workday. I used the smashbox primer for years until I discovered this stuff.

               
              5.0

              LOVE this primer.

              By dev d

              from MN

              About Me Classic 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've tried a bunch of primers, but this is the best I've found. It seems much better than the "clear" varieties.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Jamaica

                from Usa

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                Workers at ulta Allen park r bit friendly

                 
                5.0

                YESSSSS!

                By Renee

                from Knoxville TN

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  Very pleased with product.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it have been using it for years

                  By yadira

                  from las vegas

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      Love it have been using it for years

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                      45 Questions | 45 Answers
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                      • 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
                      • 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
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