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BareMinerals Prime 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 325 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (240)
  • Lightweight (213)
  • Goes on smoothly (209)
  • Long-lasting (142)
  • Blends well (113)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (48)
  • Doesn't stay on (26)
  • Poor coverage (23)
  • Too greasy (19)
  • Difficult to apply (14)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone or oily skin (160)
  • Sensitive skin (58)
  • Light to medium coverage (46)
  • Normal skin (41)
  • Full coverage (40)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (155), Budget shopper (131)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (153), Fair (134), Deep (23)

Reviewed by 325 customers

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5.0

Love this.

By KnickyKnacky

from North Dakota

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

    I have oily skin even though I am a senior. When I would apply Bare Minerals powder, without primer, all my pores showed because of oil. Primer controls oil and powder goes on smoothly, stays on!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    2.0

    There are better primers

    By Bitty

    from Hot and Humid NC

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

    • Doesn't Stay On
    • Poor Coverage

    Best Uses

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

      I was very excited when I purchased this primer, as I have very sensitive and oily, oily, oily (I really cannot stress that enough) prone skin. The primer went on ok and my makeup looked fair. About 30 minutes after applying, my oil production increased dramatically. It looked like I had rubbed lard on my skin. It also cakes up over my few little dry patches (because lucky me). There are so many better primers on the market, and with this price tag, spend a few extra dollars and try something else.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      1.0

      Does not prevent oiliness. Very unhappy!

      By Bobbi

      from Rockledge, Fl

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Pricey / Poor Value

        Best Uses

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

          Nothing good

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Best Primer for oily skin

          By Liz Winn

          from Fayetteville, NC

          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

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Dry Skin
            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Mature Skin
            • Normal Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

            This has been the best primer to use to prevent my oily shine from happening in the middle of the day! Compared to Smashbox, Benefit, and the Too Faced products, this one works best. And when I say I have oily skin, I mean OILY! It's not heavy so mixing it with my foundation and a finishing powder doesn't give me that caked on look at the end of the day.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            I will continue to use. However, the pump does not work now.

            By Felicianna Parrish

            from Louisiana

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • The pump on the bottle no longer works.

              Best Uses

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                Good coverage but the pump has failed. Very aggravating.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Love

                By Brenda

                from Mason Ohio

                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:

                  Helps staying power

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Yes

                  By Kathy

                  from Knoxville, TN

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                    Great primer for oily skin.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again

                    By Shantel

                    from Fargo ND

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Pricey / Poor Value

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                    I use it everyday underneath my bare minerals foundation

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium
                     
                    1.0

                    thought it would be better

                    By Ella

                    from Wausau, WI

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Stay On
                    • Poor Coverage
                    • Too Greasy

                    Best Uses

                    • Light To Medium Coverage
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                    The product was okay. It didn't make my makeup stay on. My skin was also very oily by the end of the day.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Deep
                     
                    4.0

                    I will definitely buy this again

                    By RashaleLi

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer:

                      Keeps my make up lasting and skin less oily. I only have to touch up once a day to keep a flawless looks. Great product, but pricey

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Deep

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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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