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BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer

BareMinerals

Prime Time Foundation Primer

Item #: 2138921 Size: 1.0 oz

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Enlarged pores. Uneven texture. Flaky dryness. We've all had complexion problems. That's why we created Prime Time, which prepares your skin for seamless coverage with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation. Apply it first for the smooth, evenly textured complexion you've been waiting for.

Benefits:
  • Combats rough patches, flaky dryness, fine lines, excess oil, uneven texture and enlarged pores so that your foundation goes on flawlessly
  • Extends the wear of your foundation, keeping you looking fresh for longer
  • Soothes and nourishes with plant extracts, antioxidants and vitamins C and E
  • Free of preservatives and irritants so that your skin feels great
  • Silky formula glides on without any stickiness
Apply one pump for an even layer of this lightweight primer all over your face. Once dry, follow with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Silica, Magnesium Silicate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract.

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BareMineralsPrime Time Foundation Primer
 
4.5

(based on 1435 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1105)
  • Lightweight (1059)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (477)
  • Long-lasting (413)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (92)
  • Doesn't stay on (25)
  • Too greasy (19)
  • Causes breakouts (17)
  • Doesn't work (17)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (382)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
  • Everyday (254)
  • Dry skin (229)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Natural style (146), Classic style (142), Beauty conscious (50)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (610), Fair (569), Deep (31)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87)

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5.0

Smooth skin!

By Elise

from Alaska

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    This product is great because it helps my make-up go on smoothly. It helps hide wrinkles.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Love the product. use it daily

    By DJ

    from Wesley Chapel, Fl

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      Helps, dryer or aging skin accept and blend bareminerals foundations

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      2.0

      Primer

      By Becky

      from VA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        No real point to this step- didn't help fill in wrinkles either- made makeup look more heavy, fake- drawing more attention to any wrinkles in my opinion- and did not moisturize at all for better coverage of the foundation

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Best one so far!

        By Ayleen

        from Maryland

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          This is the best primer i've tried so far. My skin gets dry in the winter and this primer gives me a bit of a moisture as well.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          My favorite primer

          By Claudia

          from Pomona, CA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday

            Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

            I use this primer everyday, i like the lightweight feel on my face, my makeup doesnt rub off so easily when i use it properly. I also feel like its easier to apply foundation with this primer compared to other primers i have tried.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Best foundation primer I've used !

            By Rachael j.

            from boise, id

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              Wears all day and does not feel heavy which is especially nice in the heat of the summer. I use it under a mineral foundation and my makeup looks fresh all day.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Very Silky

              By Southern Belle

              from Lake Charles

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Natural Looking
              • Noncomedogenic
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                Perfect for sensitive skin

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                2.0

                Disappointed

                By Mom on a mission

                from Orlando, Fl.

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Lightweight
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  It really did not help my foundation at all. My foundation did not stay in place. It would come off extremely easy.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  4.0

                  great prodict lower the price way too expensive

                  By J

                  from Medford OR

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  under makeup

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it

                  By Chel

                  from TX

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Easy To Take-off
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Natural Looking
                  • Noncomedogenic
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    Helps my makeup stay fresh looking longer

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    33 Questions | 33 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Is this NON-COMEDOGENIC? Also Is it oil free and cruelty free?
                      Asked on 8/20/2016 by Molly from Wausau wi

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Prime Time Foundation Primer does not feature the specific claim noncomedogenic, nor is it claimed to be oil-free. It is preservative-free and formulated for all skin types. Here is bareMinerals' official statement regarding animal testing:

                        "Please feel at ease when using bareMinerals products as we do not test any products on animals. We also do not work with any manufacturers that do animal testing."

                        Answered on 9/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this silicone free?
                      Asked on 8/16/2016 by Jazz from Pennsylvania, US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes it is.

                        Answered on 9/1/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Does this product work well with acne prone skin?
                      Asked on 8/11/2016 by Elice from Bellevue WA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should work well on acne prone skin and help to combat any rough patches! It is free of preservatives and irritants which will leave your skin feeling fresh and protected.

                        Answered on 8/30/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Is the bare mineral prime time soy free and gluten free? Thank you
                      Asked on 7/26/2016 by Lymie from Antrim, nh

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! We always recommend consulting your dermatologist when introducing a new product into your regime.

                        Answered on 7/26/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Hi, I am highly considering purchasing a facial primer I can wear under my makeup. Is this product oil free?
                      Asked on 6/27/2016 by Oily_Face from LA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! Yes this primer would work for you!

                        Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Is this suitable to wear alone without a foundation?
                      Asked on 4/26/2016 by Hygienist from Oconomowoc, WI

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Prime Time Foundation Primer works best worn underneath foundation to prep skin for seamless coverage.

                        Answered on 4/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this product work well over a natural sunscreen ?
                      Asked on 4/18/2016 by Adriana71 from Austin TX

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, absolutely! Apply after moisturizer and sunscreen and prior to makeup for best results.

                        Answered on 4/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have always used a moisterizer, summer bisque for concealer, foundation and then mineral vail. Would the Prime Time Foundation Primer take the place of my moisterizer?
                      Asked on 4/1/2016 by De from Howell, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Apply this product over your moisturizer for best results.

                        Answered on 4/11/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this primer work well with oily skin?
                      Asked on 3/27/2016 by mrssherico

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        You may prefer bareMinerals Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer (Item #: 2244486), which features a lighter weight formula that is oil-free, mattifying, and ideal for skin prone to excess oil and/or blemishes. Both formulas create a silky smooth canvas for makeup application.

                        Answered on 3/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can I put this product (Primetime) over the complexion rescue and then my foundation? I use the complexion rescue as my moisturizing cream.
                      Asked on 3/23/2016 by Elizabeth from Oregon

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        When using Prime Time with Complexion Rescue, apply Prime Time first onto bare skin, then follow with Complexion Rescue, then with additional cosmetics such as foundation.

                        Answered on 3/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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