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BareMinerals

Prime Time Foundation Primer

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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 1871 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1501)
  • Lightweight (1415)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (667)
  • Smooth (623)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (93)
  • Doesn't stay on (28)
  • Doesn't work (23)
  • Causes breakouts (22)
  • Too greasy (19)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (552)
  • Sensitive skin (508)
  • All skin types (405)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Natural style (380), Classic style (280), Trendy style (72)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (88)

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1.0

Does not work well with their mineral foundation.

By Anniejoe

from Woodbury, MN

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

      This product filled my large pores well but, when I applied Bare Minerals original foundation it clung to where it filled my pores and not the rest of my skin. I also tried it with the matte version of my color with the same results. It accentuated my pores which I was hoping to hide. It might work with the other formulas but not with the powdered kind. I wouldn't recommend it. BM went on much easier and more smooth/better cocerage without it.

       
      5.0

      The Best

      By Jean

      from Palm Springs Ca

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        I've tried several other brands and for me this is tops.

         
        5.0

        works better than expensive brand I used

        By Sherry

        from Phoenix az

        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 Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          Used under my makeup base and it works amazing

           
          4.0

          Not bad but...

          By Cara

          from Fort Worth

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          If you enjoy a very silicone/dimethicone feeling primer, this is for you. I prefer primers that have more tackiness to them. So it's not necessarily bad, just not my preference. I do feel like it helped my makeup stay on longer.

           
          5.0

          Love this product!

          By PGull

          from Alabama

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              Under mineral powder

               
              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Stick

              from Boone, IA

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                Long wearing

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Hmmmm...not sure about this product.

                By Unhappy

                from Texas

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    I have recently begun using the primer daily. When I first bought, it worked well and was dispensed from the pump as a gel. Within a couple of days, it began coming out of the pump as a thin oily clear substance. I took it back and exchanged it. I was told I needed to mix it together, but Ulta exchanged it anyway. Thank you, Ulta. The second bottle stayed together and worked beautifully until I finished the bottle. It was definitely over a month or more. Now I have a third bottle and on the second day, it's com8ng out as oil. I did try mixing it up and it seems ok, but I'm not sure I'll buy Bare Minerals Primer again.

                     
                    5.0

                    Awesome primer

                    By AngelaKY

                    from KY

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Good Pigmentation
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      I love this primer. It is so lightweight and primes the fine lines.

                       
                      5.0

                      Love BareMinerals

                      By Brynn

                      from Wooster, Ohio

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                        I just started using BareMinerals products and switched to this primer from another brand- Love this! Feels good enough to wear every day!

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Pricey for the size

                        By Debbie

                        from Asheville, NC

                        About Me Natural Style

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Apply
                        • Lightweight
                        • Smooth

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • All Skin Types

                          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                          Love the product, but the cost is rediculous

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                          57 Questions | 57 Answers
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                          • Q:

                            Is this product good for oily skin?
                            Asked on 2/21/2018 by Nona from San Diego,CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Nona,

                              The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is suitable for all skin types.

                              Answered on 2/22/2018 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            Can this primer be used under cc & bb creams?
                            Asked on 1/29/2018 by Erin from Vero Beach

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Erin,

                              The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should be suitable for all foundations and cc/bb creams.

                              Answered on 1/30/2018 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            What happened to the BB primer by BareMinerals? It hasn't been available since mid December. Has it been discontinued?
                            Asked on 1/1/2018 by Marsha from McDonough, GA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Marsha,

                              Bareminerals BB primer has not been discontinued but is currently out of stock at this time.

                              Answered on 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            Is this product cruelty free?
                            Asked on 12/26/2017 by Isabella from Austin, US

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Isabella,

                              bareMinerals does not test any products on animals.

                              Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            If applying it daily with only one pump, how long will it last?
                            Asked on 12/1/2017 by Madison from Litchfield Park, AZ

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Madison,

                              Depending on the actual amount used per day (assuming some days it may be more or less than one actual pump), this can last anywhere from 6-12 weeks.

                              Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            Is this primer tinted? Is there a prime time foundation primer that is tinted?
                            Asked on 11/29/2017 by Sev from Toronto, ohio

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            Can this primer be used with any foundation? Or does it have to be either a Bare Minerals brand foundation?
                            Asked on 11/25/2017 by Yanci from Las Vegas,NV

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Yanci,

                              The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer can be used with any foundation.

                              Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            Is this product non comedogenic or not? In one answer you said yes and in a different answer you said that claim cannot be made.
                            Asked on 11/6/2017 by Jen from US

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Jen,

                              The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is non comedogenic.

                              Answered on 11/7/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            Is this to be used with liquid or powder foundation?
                            Asked on 8/21/2017 by Mary from undisclosed

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Mary,

                              The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer can be used with any type of foundation.

                              Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                          • Q:

                            Hey is this primer suitable for water based or silicon based foundations?
                            Asked on 8/20/2017 by emma from Beaumont tx

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello emma,

                              The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should be suitable for all foundations regardless of their base.

                              Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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