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bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original

Item #: 2138921

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bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original
 
4.5

(based on 1049 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (766)
  • Lightweight (762)
  • Goes on smoothly (533)
  • Blends well (270)
  • Long-lasting (258)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (64)
  • Doesn't stay on (17)
  • Causes breakouts (15)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Too greasy (11)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (263)
  • Everyday (211)
  • Mature skin (198)
  • Normal skin (180)
  • Dry skin (153)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (279), Budget shopper (276), Classic style (122), Natural style (112), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (425), Fair (404), Deep (18)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (86)

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4.0

I was skeptical.

By Lauren

from El Dorado Hills, Ca

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mature Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

    I had never used a makeup primer before, thinking it really wasn't necessary. Now I know there is a difference. This primer makes your skin feel so soft and smooth and then the makeup just glides on. I have very sensitive skin and haven't had any problems. Definitely worth it.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    I am hooked! Can't be without it!

    By Cindy

    from Wyandotte, MI

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

        It a great way to begin the makeup process!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        smooth finish

        By Gwen

        from Shreveport, LA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin

          Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

          great finish after moisturizer

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          I do buy this product again and again.

          By Pat

          from North Aurora, IL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mature Skin

            Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

            This product prepares the skin for the makeup and keeps is fresh all day long. I can not live without it.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            5.0

            Perfect Pallette

            By Bigkitty823

            from Baltimore, MD

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mature Skin
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

              Love it! Perfect base for a perfect face!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              This product definitely works!

              By Linda

              from Voorhees, NJ

              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 bought a primer in another brand & assumed that the product would work just like the Bare Minerals Primer. I was so wrong. I went back to this primer because it works so well.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By Jan

                  from Columbia, SC

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Normal Skin

                    Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                    I love this product.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    picked up for my mother

                    By praisedancer

                    from Toledo, Ohio

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Mature Skin
                      • Normal Skin
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                      I actually picked this product up for my mother. It must work really well for her because she has not changed brands in over a year!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      4.0

                      Amazing stuff!

                      By Mama C

                      from Casper, WY

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Goes On Smoothly
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Pricey / Poor Value

                      Best Uses

                      • Dry Skin
                      • Mature Skin
                      • Normal Skin
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                      Just remember to put it on at least 15 minutes before your make-up!

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      Can't live without it!

                      By Missy

                      from Winston Salem,NC

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Original:

                          Love it

                          • Skin Tone:
                          • Medium

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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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