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BareMineralsPrime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer

BareMinerals

Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer

Item #: 2244486 Size: 1.0 oz

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Create an ultra silky smooth canvas and experience your most flawless foundation application ever. Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer combats excess oil and absorbs shine while minimizing the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles. Mineral-infused formula glides on seamlessly, while helping to extend the wear of your foundation. Great for oily, sensitive or problem-prone skin. Formulated without preservatives, oils, fragrances.
Shake well before use. Apply one pump for an even layer of this lightweight foundation primer all over your face. Less is more.
Water (Aqua/Eau), Silica, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer, Sclerotium Gum, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Calcium Silicate, Dimethicone, Vp/Va Copolymer, Amodimethicone, Zinc Pca, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Sodium Hydroxide, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol.

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BareMineralsPrime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer
 
3.8

(based on 290 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (211)
  • Lightweight (188)
  • Goes on smoothly (187)
  • Long-lasting (127)
  • Blends well (101)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (44)
  • Doesn't stay on (23)
  • Poor coverage (20)
  • Too greasy (15)
  • Difficult to apply (13)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (139)
  • Sensitive skin (51)
  • Light to medium coverage (39)
  • Full coverage (38)
  • Normal skin (37)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (136), Budget shopper (119)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (137), Fair (118), Deep (21)

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4.0

Perfect primer

By Megan

from Central Illinois

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

    I've used bare minerals for years but was looking for something to help the foundation stay on longer... This did the trick. I have acne prone skin and this does not cause breakouts

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    good to control oil

    By jnichols

    from calhoun,la

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

      This goes on real light and helps to control my oily skin.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A must for the look of perfect skin.

      By RM. Putnam

      from Troutdale, OR

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

          I love Bare Minerals makeup. The primer is very important to present lovely, healthy looking skin. It even helps hide fine lines and gives a smooth surface to my skin. It also, gives bare minerals a flawless look of perfect skin with out that heavy make up look.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Oil control in a bottle

          By MarleneB

          from Newport, NC

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

          Keeps me matte for a good while

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Love it.

          By TB

          from Oakland, Ca

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Lightweight
          • Matte Finish
          • Noncomodegenic

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

            I use it before I apply my make to control oil and reduce the appearance of pore size.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Really does control oil!

            By Meanser

            from Cleveland, OH

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Matte Finish

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                Only product to actually control oil!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Shine with out the grease bam!

                By Just one

                from Toledo Ohio

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Can Use This With Out Fou
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Leaves Skin Feeling Bette
                • Matte Finish
                • Minimizes Pores Great Co
                • Minimizes The Look Of Por

                Cons

                • I Wish It Came In A Bigg

                Best Uses

                • When Ever You Want Flawle

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                I have used this product for over a year and it always makes me feel and look younger. It's one of my beauty most have.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Deep
                 
                5.0

                A fan

                By BareMineralsGal

                from Bellingham, WA

                About Me Brand 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:

                  This really helps me avoid shine and having to blot my face all day. Even wore it for my wedding day. Love it!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  I buy this product every time I'm out.

                  By SB

                  from Eau Claire, WI

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Takes The Oil Look Down

                  Cons

                  • Pricey / Poor Value
                  • To Small Of A Bottle

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                    Wish it came in a bigger bottle.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    1.0

                    do not care for the oil control primer.powder cakes on face

                    By gale

                    from janesville,wi

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                    Not a fan of oil control primer.hard to apply powder foundation. Makes makeup look caky.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    • Q:

                      Can you use the bareminerals tinted moisturizer hydrating gel cream after this?
                      Asked on 1/11/2016 by em from az

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, absolutely!

                        Answered on 1/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this good for blemish prone skin? I know sometimes products with silicone cause breakouts, so is this silicone based/will it harm the skin?
                      Asked on 12/26/2015 by Morgan

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        bareMinerals formulates all of their complexion cosmetics products to ensure no potential for comedogenicity. This primer is great for oily, sensitive or problem-prone skin, and it is formulated without preservatives, oils, fragrances.

                        Answered on 12/29/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Could use this primer with liquid foundation, or it recommend to use it only with powder foundation?
                      Asked on 11/22/2015 by Theisi from US

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

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

                        Answered on 11/24/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product non-comedogenic?
                      Asked on 10/8/2015 by Jackie

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, bareMinerals formulates all of their complexion cosmetics products to ensure no potential for comedogenicity. This primer is ideal for oily skin types.

                        Answered on 10/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can this be used on eyelids as a primer under eyeshadow?
                      Asked on 9/6/2015 by Reagan from Tyler, TX

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Is this product oil-free?
                      Asked on 4/25/2015 by Kristenkane

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product is formulated without preservatives, oils, fragrances.

                        Answered on 4/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • 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 Expert

                        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 Expert

                        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 Expert

                        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 Expert

                        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
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