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Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

Item #: 2231749 Size: 1.01 oz

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Formulated to reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles creating the perfect base for foundation application. This formula also extends the wear of your foundation for a flawless look all day long.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Seed Oil, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Grape (Vitis Vinifera) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract.

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ULTAFabulous Face Foundation Primer
 
4.3

(based on 654 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (559)
  • Easy to apply (548)
  • Lightweight (463)
  • Blends well (329)
  • Long-lasting (289)

Cons

  • Too greasy (46)
  • Doesn't stay on (23)
  • Causes breakouts (22)
  • Pricey / poor value (17)
  • Heavy (14)

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (188)
  • Dry skin (157)
  • Mature skin (151)
  • Sensitive skin (146)
  • Light to medium coverage (137)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (410), Brand buyer (169)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (326), Medium (271), Deep (19)

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3.0

Better than nothing at all, I guess

By ckelley116

from Philadelphia, PA

Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

I'm always looking for my HG primer. This isn't it. It goes on nicely, feels smooth and like it should be adequately prepping my skin. But I'm not sure if my makeup would look any better without it. Also, the claim that it improves longevity is not true. I use Revlon Colorstay liquid foundation for oily/combo skin topped with Ulta's setting spray, and within 3-4 hours, I still need to blot and powder, plus my foundation is starting to break up in the T-zone. So it definitely doesn't help with that, and might even accelerate the breakdown. I most likely won't buy this again, although I'm close enough to the end of the tube that I'll use it till it's gone so it's not a waste.

 
2.0

Not sure I would buy again

By Taximom

from Spring Branch

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

      Not sure it really works well.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Love this!

      By Debbie

      from Yakima WA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Normal Skin

        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

        Like this better than the higher priced primers!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        WORKS WELL

        By N/A

        from PORTLAND, OR

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

            NICE

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Great primer !!

            By Katslif

            from Syracuse, NY

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dry Skin
              • Full Coverage
              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Mature Skin

              Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

              Great product for the price.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              I would buy this again

              By Nelly Nell

              from Nort Plainfield

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Lightweight
              • Matte Finish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                This product is great it covered up my face with no flaws.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Essential product

                By Lois

                from Springfield, Il

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Light To Medium Coverage
                  • Mature Skin

                  Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                  Provides a smooth base that allows the rest of your makeup to go on smoothly and evenly.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  Have I been converted?

                  By krstnprnce

                  from Virginia

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                      I've been using Smashbox photo finish primer. However I was running low and on a budget so I grabbed this, thanks to a friend's recommendation. It leaves your face feeling soft and silky and the primer helps to kind of blur out some stuff. It reminds a lot of SB's primer in the way it feels. I use UB all nighter setting spray, so I'm not sure if the primer really helps with longtivity or not. But it allows make up to go on smooth and blend easily and that's good enough for me!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair
                       
                      5.0

                      have bought this 3 x

                      By az painter

                      from goodyear az

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Light To Medium Coverage
                        • Mature Skin
                        • Sensitive Skin

                        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                        use on top of moisturizer helps foundation go on well

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair
                         
                        3.0

                        It's okay

                        By Jenna

                        from Hagerstown md

                        About Me Budget Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Causes Breakouts

                        Best Uses

                        • Full Coverage

                        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                        It was okay. Not much to say other than that

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium

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                        • Q:

                          I've been using Ulta's Flawless Primer and like it. What's the difference between this one and the Flawless Primer? What are the advantages of one vs. the other for different skin types?
                          Asked on 5/15/2016 by EP from Raleigh, NC

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Though both are formulated for all skin types and help create a flawless canvas for makeup application, the most notable difference between the two is that Flawless Primer (Item #: 2220412) features a neutralizing green tint that helps to diminish the appearance of skin redness. We hope this helps!

                            Answered on 5/17/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this product gluten- and paraben-free? Thanks!
                          Asked on 3/14/2016 by Katie from Long Island, NY

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, the Fabulous Face Foundation Primer is gluten-free as well as paraben-free.

                            Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Which primer would you recommend for oily, acne type skin?
                          Asked on 2/15/2016 by casadila12 from Las vegas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This primer is formulated for all skin types including oily skin. However, if you are seeking an oil-free formula, you may prefer ULTA Matte Prime (Item #: 2220410), which features an oil-free formula with salicylic acid and mattifying powders to combat excess oil and blemishes and to control shine:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod2570085

                            Answered on 2/18/2016 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          do you use this product everyday including winter and summer. do you apply over your entire face with a sponge?
                          Asked on 2/6/2016 by Beach Bum from Henderson, NV

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Fabulous Face Foundation Primer can be used daily under makeup to smooth and perfect the skin. We recommend applying using your fingertips for best results, but you can certainly use a makeup sponge if you prefer. Yes, all over application is recommended.

                            Answered on 2/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have super dry skin. What brand primer do you recommend?
                          Asked on 1/31/2016 by Tonya from Alaska

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Does it make your makeup last longer?
                          Asked on 1/21/2016 by makeupadict from texas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, it does help to extend the wear of your makeup!

                            Answered on 1/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Does this product reduce the appearance of dry flaky skin under foundation?
                          Asked on 1/19/2016 by Makeup newbie

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, it does help to smooth skin texture. For best results, moisturize prior to primer and foundation application. To further help reduce flaky skin, we recommend exfoliating 2-3x weekly using a gentle face scrub or peel.

                            Answered on 1/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Can this produce be used on eyelids as an eye shadow primer?
                          Asked on 1/10/2016 by mj from minnesota

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Is this primer non-comedogenic?
                          Asked on 9/9/2015 by Ash from NY

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this product is noncomedogenic.

                            Answered on 9/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          What are the ingredients?
                          Asked on 9/4/2015 by Alexis

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Seed Oil, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Grape (Vitis Vinifera) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract.

                            Answered on 9/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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