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bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer

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bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer
 
3.8

(based on 230 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (175)
  • Lightweight (159)
  • Goes on smoothly (155)
  • Long-lasting (110)
  • Blends well (86)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (38)
  • Doesn't stay on (18)
  • Poor coverage (18)
  • Too greasy (12)
  • Difficult to apply (11)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (114)
  • Sensitive skin (40)
  • Full coverage (34)
  • Normal skin (33)
  • Light to medium coverage (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (109), Budget shopper (93)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (107), Fair (96), Deep (18)

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2.0

Eh

By Rose

from Texas

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Smooth

Cons

  • Does not control oil
  • Greasy

Best Uses

  • Normal Skin

Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

This product just didn't control my oils. It was really smooth but didn't work for my skin.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Medium
 
5.0

LOVE

By Steph26

from Erie, PA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight
  • Matte Finish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

    I have been using BareMinerals products for several years and the primer for just as long. I started out with the original primer, but really struggled with how oily it left my skin, though the smoothing and appearance of my skin was great. I decided to switch to the Oil control primer and it solved the issue. It goes on easily, leaves my skin looking/feeling great, helps my makeup stay put, and it does not add any extra oil! If I have one complaint, it it the packaging of the product. It is very difficult to use because you cannot control how much comes out with one pump. In addition, the pump tends to become clogged and unusable, even with plenty of product left in the bottle.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Love the primer!

    By barely me

    from Jackson, MS

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
      • Full Coverage

      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

      Love the oil control foundation primer! It really does help control oil all day. I do not put my foundation on without it.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      Amazing Products!!!

      By sstar00868

      from Grand Rapids, MI

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Pricey / Poor Value

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

      I use bare minerals as a form of covering facial scars from having pretty severe acne. Since using these products I have had way less breakouts, my skin hasn't been as greasy, the coverage is like nothing I have ever seen before in any of the other hundreds of brands I have used in the past. This makeup has been amazing for me and my skin. I haven't had any cons about these products yet.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      best primer

      By taco

      from lake charles la

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin
      • Full Coverage
      • Mature Skin
      • Normal Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

      It's the best primer I just love bare minerals!!!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Deep

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great in minimizing my shiny T zone

      By lola the beauty

      from lchandler,az

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

        Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

        foundation on my T zone

        • Skin Tone:
        • Deep
         
        4.0

        wonderful

        By aud

        from atl ga

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

              This is a great primer. It decreases pores and smooths skin. It helps makeup to go on much better. I highly recommend.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Deep

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Worst primer ever for large pores!

              By stlred25

              from Florissant, MO

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                    I bought this because I have oily skin and large pores and wanted to try the Complexion rescue and thought it would pair well with it. What a mistake! this stuff makes my pores look even larger than usual, makes my face a greasy mess and does not keep makeup on at all. I am wondering if I got a bad batch or it just doesn't work for me. either way, I am returning it.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    5.0

                    Controls oil

                    By Ransom

                    from El Paso, texas

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

                      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                      Awesome

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      Best Primer for oily skin

                      By Nurse Julie O.

                      from Hartland, WI

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Lightweight
                      • Matte Finish

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

                        Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                        I have very oily skin and I have tried dozens of primers. This is the best one out there! It's worth the money.

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair

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                        • Q:

                          Does this product work well with BareSkin foundation or should I use it with the powder?
                          Asked on 3/16/2015 by Kristen from US

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            You can use Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer underneath any of bareMinerals' foundation formulas including bareSkin to ensure a smooth finish and mattified, prolonged wear.

                            Answered on 3/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I currently wear the concealer as my first layer and matte powder foundation as my second layer of makeup. Would the foundation primer go on before the concealer or before the foundation?
                          Asked on 2/22/2015 by Cha from US

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            We recommend applying primer after moisturizer and before your concealer, foundation, and other makeup for best results.

                            Answered on 2/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I have excess oil in the t-zone area of my face only. Should I use the original or oil control prime time?
                          Asked on 12/11/2014 by Beat the oil

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            If excess oil is a concern, we do recommend using Prime Time Oil Control. It works great for combination skin like yours!

                            Answered on 12/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          does this primer really work? about 3 hours into the day my face starts to get shiny. will it stay matte longer with this?
                          Asked on 12/7/2014 by karlie the makeup freak from US

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Prime Time Oil Control is designed to extend the wear of your makeup as well as to control excess oil and provide a lasting matte finish. We recommend reading the product ratings and reviews. This product can also be tested at your nearest ULTA store, if you prefer:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                            Answered on 12/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I had a sample of a Bareminerals primer I liked, it was a clear gel product. I have oily skin. Which primer was the clear gel???
                          Asked on 9/3/2014 by KELLY

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Both Prime Time Original and Prime Time Oil Control feature clear gel formulas. If you have oily skin that is prone to breakouts, we suggest using Prime Time Oil Control.

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

                          How do you apply this product? Do you use a brush or a sponge?
                          Asked on 5/25/2014 by SN

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Apply one pump for an even layer of this lightweight primer all over your face. You can use your fingers, or a makeup application sponge or liquid foundation brush, if you prefer. Once dry, follow with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation.

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