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ULTAMatte Face Primer

ULTA

Matte Face Primer

Item 2220410

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Color:1.0 oz

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Ulta's Matte Face Primer is the secret for a picture perfect look everyday. Contains salicylic acid for smoother, clearer looking complexion, refines pores for even foundation application. Contains special mattifying powders to reduce shine and prolong foundation wear. Non-Comedogenic. Vegan.

Formerly: PRO Matte Prime
Apply directly on face.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone / Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polysorbate 80, Dimethiconol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Mica, Water, Tocopheryl Acetate, Allantoin, Retinyl Palmitate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Hedera Helix (Ivy) Leaf / Stem Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Salicyclic Acid, Bioflavonoids. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide CI 77891.

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ULTAMatte Face Primer
 
4.3

(based on 877 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (731)
  • Smooth (682)
  • Lightweight (625)
  • Long lasting (491)
  • Blends well (375)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (65)
  • Doesn't stay on (49)
  • Causes breakouts (25)
  • Heavy (23)
  • Poor coverage (22)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (552)
  • All skin types (339)
  • Going out (252)
  • Sensitive skin (187)
  • Travel (151)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (379), Classic style (268), Trendy style (128)

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5.0

Love it!!

By shell

from nc

Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

I got a sample size of this product and will be purchasing full size. It is a very nice primer. I've used many different primers from drugstore to high end. I think I found my new favorite. Its better then some high end and just as good as some.

 
5.0

Great primer!

By LAT

from Carmel

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Long Lasting
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

    I apply it every morning before putting on my foundation. I love how it goes on and how smooth it is. It keeps my make up looking freshly applied for hours.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It's as good as the leading brand!

    By Gloria

    from South San Francisco

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

      I used to buy an expensive brand until one day I decided to try this and it's as good as the name brand

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Not an expert but loving it

      By Shana

      from CO

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

        I'm still learning about different products so I'm no expert and have little to compare it to. But I love the way it feels when I put it on and have seen mass improvement in the look and last of my foundation.

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again its soft and smooth

        By Patty

        from Laredo tx

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

          Smooth light weight easy to apply

           
          5.0

          comparable to premium brand

          By makeupdabbler

          from ct

          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

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

            It's very similar to the smashbox product, but not quite as long lasting. It lasts well through a long work day with mineral foundation on top. It keeps my very oily skin from looking wet at the end of the day.

             
            1.0

            Makes foundation spotty

            By KMG

            from Boise, ID

            About Me Trendy Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stay On
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

            I bought this primer on a whim after seeing Ulta was out of stock in my go to primer. It applies smoothly and a little goes a long way, which is great. However, by the time I get home from work, my foundation has sort of settled into my pores so that it looks like I have TONS of burgeoning whiteheads all over my chin area. I've never had a primer do this before with my foundation. So disappointed in this product.

             
            5.0

            Wow... Just wow

            By Nessa

            from Fontana, CA

            Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

            I was supper skeptical about trying out any ulta beauty product but when I tried this primer I was blown away by how amazing it made my skin look even without makeup. when I use it with makeup it lasts all day and blends really well with my tarte shape tape foundation and It Cosmetics concealer.

             
            5.0

            LOVE IT

            By Liz

            from Deer Park, WA

            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

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • No Makeup
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

              This primer works so well for oily T zones. In the winter when I am pale, I use it as a base and then add other makeup to make myself more tan, but in the summer I would be totally fine with just wearing the primer by itself because it eliminates texture and shininess. I love this product and totally recommend it!

               
              5.0

              On the hunt for a good primer for cheap and here it is!

              By Lexie Rose

              from Chandler Arizona

              Comments about ULTA Matte Face Primer:

              Absolutely love this product. It definitely is a matte primer. Even made my more hydrating foundation less dewy. It keeps your makeup on where you want it and evens out your skin; with me having some dry spots on my skin and some super oily spots else where this primer helps and makes your makeup go on so nicely. a little goes a long way! And all in all it's a great product

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              • Q:

                Is this product ideal for sensitive skin?
                Asked on 12/17/2017 by Andy from NC

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  This product is fragrance-free and formulated for all skin types. It is oil-free, paraben-free, and noncomedogenic (non-pore clogging).

                  It is formulated with an active ingredient: salicylic acid. If you are sensitive to salicylic acid, we would not recommend this product for you. A better option for those who are sensitive to salicylic acid would be the Color Correcting Face Primer, which is also paraben-free, fragrance-free and noncomedogenic and formulated without salicylic acid.

                  Color Correcting Face Primer (previously known as Flawless Prime) features a neutralizing green tint that helps to cancel out redness, ideal for sensitive skin that is prone to redness:
                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod2570089

                  Answered on 12/18/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is it creamy or gel based?
                Asked on 12/13/2017 by lyddie from elizabeth, nj

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  It features a clear gel consistency.

                  Answered on 12/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is this a new formula and is it silicone free
                Asked on 12/10/2017 by ah from Pueblo co

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  ULTA Matte Prime is silicone-based to give it a silky smooth texture and feel. It has not undergone any recent reformulation.

                  Answered on 12/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                is this silicone free?
                Asked on 12/10/2017 by tech1983 from US

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  ULTA Matte Prime is silicone-based to give it a silky smooth texture and feel.

                  Answered on 12/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Does this primer clog your pores?
                Asked on 12/7/2017 by Bella from US

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  This primer is noncomedogenic, meaning that it won't clog pores or cause breakouts. It works wonderfully for all skin types, especially oily and/or acne-prone skin!

                  Answered on 12/7/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is this product hydrating to dry skin? And does this face primer clog your pores?
                Asked on 12/5/2017 by Bella from US

                1 answer

              • Q:

                Is this soy free
                Asked on 6/6/2017 by lb from granite City illinois

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, it is soy free.

                  Answered on 6/12/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Does this minimize pores and acne scars?
                Asked on 4/20/2017 by ali from US

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, it helps to refine the appearance of enlarged pores and other imperfections. Enjoy!

                  Answered on 4/24/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                I have combination skin. Will this work for me?
                Asked on 4/6/2017 by Maria from Fort Leonard Wood, MO

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  This product contains 1.5% Salicylic Acid, so if you're dry in some areas, we'd recommend applying a lightweight moisturizer underneath this product to further help balance your skin.

                  Answered on 4/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is this suitable for mature skin that is normal with only slight oiliness around my nose? I definitely have some pretty decent wrinkles I don't want accentuated. I live in Texas though and the weather just melts my makeup off in the summer plus I do like a full matte coverage so I'm hoping this might work. If not, I guess I can try the other brand for hydrating the skin.
                Asked on 2/21/2017 by Sylvia from TX

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  If you only experience excess oil in certain areas, you can actually spot treat with the Matte Prime! Apply a small amount just to areas of concern. :-)

                  Answered on 3/10/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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