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ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer

ULTA

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 694 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (567)
  • Goes on smoothly (562)
  • Lightweight (466)
  • Blends well (330)
  • Long-lasting (291)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (199)
  • Dry skin (162)
  • Mature skin (153)
  • Sensitive skin (150)
  • Light to medium coverage (138)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (413), Brand buyer (169), Classic style (7), Natural style (6)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (338), Medium (279), Deep (19)

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2.0

Greasy!

By Jb

from Fairview, il

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

  • Greasy throughout day
  • Wears Off Easily

Best Uses

    Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

    This product went on great at first and looked great but an hour or so into every day my face get oily! I've never had this problem with any primers before. I used to use the Ulta skin care pore minimizing primer but have not been able to find it in the store recently. It was much creamier and less oily.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    4.0

    Good budget option

    By RamonaF

    from Arlington Tx

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

      Not the best primer in the world, but gets the job done without making a huge dent in the paycheck

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      4.0

      Good Basic Primer

      By YoMama

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Normal Skin

        Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

        This is a good basic primer. No bells and whistles but gets the job done.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        I would purchase again

        By Amanda

        from wv

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

          Great foundation primer, very much like smashbox primer. Keeps my foundation intact 12+ hours.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          4.0

          Good

          By Tara

          from Leesburg, fl

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

          • Messy

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

          Use it everyday, just very greasy/oily

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          my go to primer

          By MamaD

          from Lawton, OK

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Normal Skin
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

            great product - love it!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            4.0

            Great primer

            By Gmiya

            from San Leandro,CA

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Value
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Normal Skin

              Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

              Great primer to use before putting moisturizer and foundation, makes it go on so smooth.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Great primer!

              By CL

              from Oregon

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Value
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                  Great feel...

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy it again

                  By Carolyn Streger

                  from Cordova TN

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                  • Wears Off Easily

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                  It wears off too quickly

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  1.0

                  Worst primer I have ever used.

                  By Faithl2015

                  from Brooksville, FL

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Enhances pores
                    • Messy
                    • Wears Off Easily

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ULTA Fabulous Face Foundation Primer:

                      Tried this once and I will never use it again. It made my pores look even worse. I used the same foundation I always use and while I was blending out my foundation it became very patchy. None of my makeup products sat well on my face, within an hour my face started melting in different areas, which has never happened before. I will be returning as soon as possible.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair

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                      • Q:

                        does this primer give a dewey finish to face or if not what product would you suggest to be used under foundation after moisterizer Thanks
                        Asked on 6/25/2016 by Babs from Annapolis. Md

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You may like Hydro Prime (Item #: 2220409) best!

                          Answered on 6/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I'm looking for a primer that will cover lines and fill in acne scars (holes) and pores. Which product would work best? I have dry skin also.
                        Asked on 6/13/2016 by Amanda from Joplin, US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Fabulous Face Foundation Primer helps to smooth your skin and lessen the appearance of enlarged pores and other imperfections, so it's a great option for your concerns! It is also formulated for all skin types.

                          Answered on 6/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I am 53 yo old with some fine lines and wrinkles. I need a primer that evens everything out, yet has a slightly matte finish. Would this primer be better, or the Ulta Mattifying primer?
                        Asked on 6/7/2016 by Pyr mom from Rochester, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Fabulous Face Foundation Primer sounds like the perfect option for you, based on your needs and concerns! Enjoy!

                          Answered on 6/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • 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
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