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bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original

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FREE sample Original or Matte Foundation with any $35 bareMinerals purchase (offer valid 4/19/15-5/10/15 or while supplies last)

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FREE Original or Matte Foundation sample 0.1 oz. w/any $35 bareMinerals purchase
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bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original
 
4.5

(based on 1121 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (828)
  • Lightweight (818)
  • Goes on smoothly (601)
  • Blends well (301)
  • Long-lasting (285)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (72)
  • Doesn't stay on (17)
  • Causes breakouts (16)
  • Too greasy (13)
  • Doesn't work (12)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (285)
  • Mature skin (221)
  • Everyday (211)
  • Normal skin (209)
  • Dry skin (172)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (315), Budget shopper (303), Classic style (122), Natural style (112), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (465), Fair (430), Deep (18)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (86)

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4.0

Good stuff

By Bibliophile

from Florida

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

      Provides a great foundation and helps to prevent my Bare Minerals powder foundation from settling into the fine lines. A little goes a long way!

       
      5.0

      One of the best I've tried

      By Mo K

      from Boise, ID

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Lightweight
      • Matte Finish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Full Coverage
        • Mature Skin

        Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

        I've tried one other silicone-type primer prior to this one, and it was a bit more expensive. Prime Time is one that I will buy again and again. It dried within seconds and my concealer went on flawlessly. I have dry skin and will never be without a quality primer.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Can't go without!

        By The Nurse

        from Champaign, IL

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

          I use this product daily. Foundation applies smoother and stays on all day.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Yes love it

          By Joni

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin

            Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

            Love it

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Foundation Primer

            By Lucelu

            from New Ulm, MN

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage

              Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

              I use this primer over my moisturizer. It leaves my skin soft and my foundation glides over my skin smoothly.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              love this product

              By beauty lover

              from Suwanee, GA

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Normal Skin

                Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                Great primer for my Bare Minerals!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                Love this product but HATE the bottle

                By V-the teacher

                from Bemidji, MN

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Pricey / Poor Value

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                I love it because it is not heavy.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                very nice

                By mama tank

                from illinois

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Light To Medium Coverage
                  • Mature Skin

                  Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                  IT GOES ON WELL AND FEELS VERY SILKY

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  4.0

                  Has the consistancy changed?

                  By Nurse Sue

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Consistancy Too Thin
                  • Could Be More Thicker

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                  Applied before make up. I think it helps seals the moisturizers used. Sort of a barrier to protect my skin from the application of make up used.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  4.0

                  I would buy this product again

                  By Leighann

                  from Salisbury MD

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Light To Medium Coverage

                    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                    everyday

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair

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                    13 Questions | 13 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Is this better for dry and oily skin types?
                      Asked on 4/2/2015 by CRISSY

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original is formulated for all skin types. It is designed to combat flaky dryness, rough patches, fine lines, excess oil, enlarged pores and uneven texture.

                        Answered on 4/3/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How does Primer Original compare to the Oil Control primer? Is there a big difference?
                      Asked on 1/9/2015 by Lily

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer features a lighter weight formula that is oil-free, mattifying, and ideal for skin prone to excess oil and/or blemishes. Both formulas create a silky smooth canvas for makeup application.

                        Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      what is the difference in the original and the nuetralizing foundation primer for the bare minerals?
                      Asked on 1/8/2015 by Ronda

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Original Prime Time features a clear formula, while bareMinerals Prime Time Neutralizing Foundation Primer features a yellow tint that helps to neutralize redness, discoloration, and uneven skin tone.

                        Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is this product oil free?
                      Asked on 9/6/2014 by Bri

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        bareMinerals does not claim that this product is oil-free.

                        Answered on 9/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Does this product work well with other brands and liquid foundation or is it specially formulated to work with Bare Minerals powder foundation?
                      Asked on 7/28/2014 by diann

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        You can certainly use Prime Time to create a flawless canvas for foundation of any brand and formula!

                        Answered on 7/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      What is the difference between the "original" and "brightening" bareMinerals primers?
                      Asked on 6/5/2014 by Lisa from Arizona

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        bareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Face Primer (Item #: 2227643) features a luminous brightening glow finish, while Original Prime Time is clear and velvety matte.

                        Answered on 6/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      When using Prime Time, do you still need a daily moisturizer or does this take the place of that? If so, in what order do you apply? I use a moisturizer in the morning before makeup and a different moisturizer at bedtime.
                      Asked on 6/1/2014 by 30 something Beauty

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product does not provide much moisture, so we recommend layering it over your daily moisturizer for best results.

                        Answered on 6/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How is this product with skin type that may suffer infrequent breakouts?
                      Asked on 5/25/2014 by Claire from Denver, Co

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product is formulated for all skin types and helps to control excess oil. It is free of preservatives and irritants to minimize breakouts.

                        Answered on 5/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is this a silicone based primer?
                      Asked on 3/26/2014 by Jo

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Yes, this product is silicone-based. It is formulated with natural and synthetic ingredients.

                        This product contains: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Tocopherol, Silica, Magnesium Silicate, Calcium Pantothenate, Ascorbic Acid, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Powder.

                        Answered on 3/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is this a pump? I've used prime time but it was n a tube that squirts out so I wanted to make sure it was the right product. The one I used came with my starter kit.
                      Asked on 3/16/2014 by shelli

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product features a pump dispenser. Please note that the mini size of this product included in the Get Started Kit is packaged in a tube.

                        Answered on 3/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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