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Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel

BareMinerals

Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel

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This lightweight gel glides on effortlessly and immediately dries down to an invisible matte finish, prepping skin for a beautifully smooth makeup application. Formulated with aspen bark, tea tree oil and a Peptide Complex to help promote clearer, healthier-looking skin, this weightless formula also features an oil-absorbing mineral to help keep skin looking fresh and flawless.

Benefits:
  • Aspen bark & tea tree oil: Natural botanicals to help promote clearer skin.
  • Peptide Complex: A unique blend of Saw Palmetto, Reishi Mushroom and a specialized Peptide to keep skin healthy looking.
  • Oil-absorbing mineral: This mineral absorbs oil to help keep skin looking fresh.

Dermatologist-tested. Non-comedogenic.
Spread evenly onto skin after normal skincare routine. Follow with Blemish Remedy Foundation.
Water (Aqua/Eau), Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer, Silica, Sclerotium Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Lecithin, Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Stem Extract, Micrococcus Lysate, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Dimethicone, Zinc PCA, VP/VA Copolymer, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Amodimethicone, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Sodium Hydroxide, Limonene, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin.

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BareMineralsBlemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel
 
4.0

(based on 73 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (61)
  • Lightweight (56)
  • Smooth (40)
  • Long lasting (32)
  • Blends well (25)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Doesn't stay on (6)
  • Poor coverage (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (44)
  • All skin types (25)
  • Sensitive skin (18)
  • Going out (7)
  • Travel (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (38), Classic style (17), Trendy style (3)

Reviewed by 73 customers

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2.0

From an acne stand point? It's okay.

By Nicole

from Oregon

Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

It's an alright primer and doesn't irritate my skin but it doesn't make a good base for makeup, especially the blemish remedy powder foundation or the barePro. It's kind of just an extra skin care step which I guess is why the call it a "prep gel" and not a primer.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love it!!! (From oily skin, cystic acne prone skin)

By Kmac

from Gwinnett, Ga

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

    I using this as my primer before applying bare minerals matte powder foundation and mineral veil.

    Note:Prior to applying I use Origins oil free Dr. Weil (sp?) Moistirizer after washing with Cetaphyl normal to oil skin face wash.
    At night time, I wash with Neutrogenas oil free acne scrub with salicylic acid (benzoyl burns my skin), and apply Origins oil free Nightamins as my moisturizer.

    The combo of all of these keeps my skin smooth and acne free. It was early last year I began using all these in this regiment and if i ever run out of one, i will break out.

    All that to say so thankful to have found this primer! It is a must have for me and my oily, cystic acne prone skin!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great primer for oily skin

    By SylviaJT

    from Dallas TX

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out

      Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

      Not many primers help with oily skin, but this one impressed me! It's a gel instead of creamy or pasty, and feels light and smooth once applied. I wear my foundation over it and haven't had any blending problems. It keeps oil under control which is all I expected after trying many many primers.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product

      By Parfait

      from Birmingham, AL

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Travel

        Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

        Super long lasting! My makeup stays on all day long and has helped my skin tone improved tremendously.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Effective without drying out your skin

        By Avid about skin care

        from Pasadena

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

          Applied as a prep before makeup.

           
          2.0

          Doesn't work :(

          By Karla

          from Frisco TX

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Does Not Mattify
          • Ineffective
          • Peels Off

          Best Uses

            Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

            I don't know if I don't apply this correctly even tho I followed the instructions this products starts peeling off throughout the day with even a gentle rub of the face - it did not mattify my skin at all but maybe my skin is too oily way to oily for this

            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I would buy this again

            By Calalilly

            from Nashville, Tennessee

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

              This is the primer before foundation

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              So great

              By Britt Britt

              from Toledo, OH

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

                Best primer I've ever used

                 
                5.0

                Love! Will buy again

                By Simple

                from Washington

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

                  I put it on right before my complexion rescue and it makes my make-up glide on. Not drying at all!

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By Laura

                  from El paso

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel:

                    The product is just great for a oily face!

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                    • Q:

                      What is the consistency of this primer: is it more like a silicone-gel or closer to a cream?
                      Asked on 12/27/2017 by Nicole from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Nicole,

                        This primer is mainly gel based.

                        Answered on 12/28/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Is this product vegan?
                      Asked on 4/28/2017 by Paige from Louisiana

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Paige,

                        We can confirm that the BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel is formulated without animal derived ingredients.

                        Answered on 5/1/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I currently use the rescue foundation. Can the prep gel be used as well?
                      Asked on 3/2/2017 by Donnaz from Winchester VA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Donnaz,

                        The BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel can be used as a primer underneath your Complexion Rescue Foundation.

                        Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this *and* PrimeTime Foundation Primer, or do I just use this?
                      Asked on 2/26/2017 by TinkerBelle from San Antonio, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello TinkerBelle,

                        The BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel and PrimeTime Foundation Primer can be used together, but is not necessary as they both prep the face for makeup application.

                        Answered on 2/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      Does this product minimize large pores?
                      Asked on 1/28/2017 by Angie from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Angie,

                        The BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel does not claim to minimize large pores. This product would work best as it dries, and also would be considered a great priming base for foundations and powders.

                        Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I use the bareminerals original powder foundation would this primer work? Or should I keep using prime time. I'm prone to break outs.
                      Asked on 8/20/2016 by loodie from Texas, US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        If you're prone to break outs we would suggest trying this Belmish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel and see how you like it compared to the Prime Time!

                        Answered on 9/13/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I have oily/acne prone skin. I stay far away from products that have silicon in them due to a silicon-based primer breaking me out like crazy in the past. This product claims to help blemishes and keep oily skin matte. Will this product break me out and why/why not?
                      Asked on 4/27/2016 by therobynbird from OK

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Gorgeous! This product is formulated with Aspen Bark, Tea Tree Oil, and a Peptide Complex to help promote clearer, healthier-looking skin, and also an oil-absorbing mineral to help absorb oil to keep skin looking fresh. The formula is clinically tested to be non-comedogenic. For any acne concerns, we recommend consulting your dermatologist when incorporating any new products into your makeup regimen.

                        Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                    • Q:

                      I use the blemish remedy foundation. I am looking into purchasing a primer. Would this one be better or the Prime Time Oil Control Foundation Primer? I have oily skin/prone to breakouts.
                      Asked on 3/15/2016 by A from Austin, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel would be ideal for you! It pairs beautifully with Blemish Remedy Foundation.

                        Answered on 3/30/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this product keep the foundation on longer?
                      Asked on 3/15/2016 by Lisa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        bareMinerals does not make that specific claim, but Blemish Remedy Mattifying Prep Gel does help prep skin for beautifully smooth makeup application.

                        Answered on 3/30/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can this product be used under the regular Bare minerals foundations?
                      Asked on 2/29/2016 by Debmac from MD

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it absolutely can be!

                        Answered on 3/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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