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bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original
 
4.5

(based on 1075 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (788)
  • Lightweight (786)
  • Goes on smoothly (558)
  • Blends well (281)
  • Long-lasting (268)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (65)
  • Doesn't stay on (17)
  • Causes breakouts (16)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Too greasy (12)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (272)
  • Everyday (211)
  • Mature skin (206)
  • Normal skin (190)
  • Dry skin (162)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (292), Budget shopper (285), Classic style (122), Natural style (112), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (438), Fair (415), Deep (18)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (86)

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5.0

Love the feel on my skin!

By Nursekp

from Florida

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Dry Skin
    • Full Coverage
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Mature Skin
    • Normal Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

    Use before makeup

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    3.0

    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
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

    • Hate The Bottle Wasteful

    Best Uses

      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

      I really love Bareminerals! I love the way it looks and goes on. I do HATE the bottle. I always have to cut off the bottom and scrape out the rest of the product - I get 2 more weeks out of the bottle this way! Change the bottle to a tube PLEASE!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Great Start

      By Grandma L

      from Alameda, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Dry Skin
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Mature Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

        Using this as a base really helps the foundation go on smoothly

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        Very Nice

        By Marti

        from Scottsdale, AZ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Under foundation

          Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

          This is a wonderful Primer! Very silky-smooth. Easy pump application. I love it. You can use this with any line. I shop Brands or Budget, depending on product. BTW, I am "older" & have wrinkled (mature) skin.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          3.0

          Works well but high priced

          By Nicole on a Nickle

          from Asheville NC

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin

          Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

          Product does help powder stay on but doesn't fill in lines like it says.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          great product

          By Lisa

          from Kingwood, Tx

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Normal Skin

            Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

            Use with bare minerals powder foundation, it's great stuff!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Love this product!

            By Grammy

            from Utah

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Mature Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

            I love this product. I use it under my makeup for a smooth finish. It helps my makeup stay in place a lot longer than without it.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Great starting point

            By Jane

            from Virginia Beach, VA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • For Smooth Coverage

              Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

              This product really helps the smooth application of bare minerals base

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              love it

              By girlfriend

              from pa

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                  I love everything bare essentials and this primer under your makeup is wonderful! Your makeup goes on flawlessly

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Bare minerals prime time foundation prim

                  By B

                  from Florence sc

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Great Product Feels Like
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Matte Finish

                  Cons

                  • 12 Product For Same Pric
                  • Pricey / Poor Value

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                    Cost the same price for half the amount of product.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair

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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      Do I apply under or over my moisturizer?
                      Asked on 3/13/2014 by Jami from Painesville Ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Apply this product over your moisturizer for best results.

                        Answered on 3/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Can the foundation Primer be used on the eyelids as well?
                      Asked on 1/29/2014 by LoveBE from Colorado

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Does this product come in shades? My last bottle is in color but looking on my bottle I can't find the shade.
                      Asked on 1/16/2014 by Nan from New Castle, IN

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        bareMinerals bareVitamins Prime Time Foundation Primer is available in Original, Neutralizing, Oil Control and Brightening formulas. The Original (Item #: 2138921) and Oil Control (Item #: 2244486) formulas are clear. The Brightening (Item #: 2227643) formula features a luminescent golden base. The Neutralizing (Item #: 2257555) formula features a color-correcting yellow base.

                        Answered on 1/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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