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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 658 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (548)
  • Smooth (509)
  • Lightweight (464)
  • Long lasting (368)
  • Blends well (268)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (39)
  • Doesn't stay on (27)
  • Causes breakouts (18)
  • Heavy (16)
  • Irritates skin (12)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (421)
  • All skin types (248)
  • Going out (199)
  • Sensitive skin (143)
  • Travel (116)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (276), Classic style (209), Trendy style (102)

Reviewed by 658 customers

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5.0

So far it has been great

By Grissel

from Chula Vista

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    My usual makeup routine wasn't cutting it. And my face would be oily after a long work day. Since using this, my maleup has never looked better.

     
    5.0

    Best one !

    By Andrea

    from los Angeles

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      Its a bit pricely but i will still buy it it last up to 4-5 months ! More then my other primers

       
      5.0

      LOVE this primer

      By Karen

      from Shreveport, LA

      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

        • Everyday

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        Love it! Smooths & minimizes facial pores.

         
        5.0

        The BEST primer ever!!

        By KDM

        from Anaheim , California

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          This by far is the best primer I have ever used . My makeup stays put , even around my chin / mouth where I touch through the day . The salicitic acid helps the blemishes that I'm still getting at age 51!

           
          4.0

          Quality product

          By SmneSmth

          from Florida

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              Nice product, my usual oily skin was much more matte by the end of the day. Just make sure you exfoliate/moisturize before use, it just helps with application. Id buy this again

               
              5.0

              I love this product! I will buy this again.

              By Mrs.C

              from Petaluma, 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

                Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                It helps my make up stay on longer and keeps my skin looking fresh and smooth.

                 
                5.0

                Great product

                By Kayla

                from Lebanon va

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  Love this product it reminds me of smashbox primer

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  truly matte finish

                  By Moemoney

                  from Fairbanks, Alaska

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  At first I was worried about the "matte primer", But it is fantastic! it does its job! I bought my second bottle. I highly recommend for girls with oily face and large pores.

                   
                  4.0

                  Great product

                  By Tina

                  from San Antonio

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                    I love this product. I even wear it just alone without any make up to help with my oily skin.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Will buy again!

                    By ahawkins

                    from Wausau, Wi

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      Apply to fresh face before my mineral foundation. Love how it makes my face feel and love how well my foundation stays all day!

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                      44 Questions | 44 Answers
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                      • 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
                      • 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
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