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ULTAProfessional Matte Prime

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Professional Matte Prime

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Ulta's Professional Matte Prime 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.
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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ULTAProfessional Matte Prime
 
4.3

(based on 858 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (716)
  • Smooth (668)
  • Lightweight (613)
  • Long lasting (480)
  • Blends well (366)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (64)
  • Doesn't stay on (47)
  • Causes breakouts (24)
  • Heavy (22)
  • Poor coverage (22)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (540)
  • All skin types (331)
  • Going out (250)
  • Sensitive skin (183)
  • Travel (150)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (370), Classic style (264), Trendy style (127)

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5.0

My favorite primer!

By Kristy

from Camden, TN

About Me Classic 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
    • Travel

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    Great primer! I love it!!!!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I like it

    By Dee

    from New Jersey

    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

    I like this primer. It primes my face and helps keep me matte during a 12 hour work shift. I am dark skinned and it does leave an ashy white haze on my skin but once I apply my makeup it is fine. Doesn't make my makeup look ashy at all.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Meh...

    By Me

    from Montana

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Smooth

    Cons

    • Doesn't Stay On
    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

      This feels amazing going on the skin. Very light and smooth and a little slippery. I haven't noticed any mattifying effects or length of wear. I have very oily skin and I was hoping this would help, but it doesn't do much. It does fill in pores for a couple hours, so I still use it.

       
      2.0

      No go!!!

      By Lm

      from Dover, Delaware

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off

      Cons

      • Doesn't Stay On
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

        Too oily.

         
        5.0

        So Far So Good

        By Kiki

        from Pittsburgh PA

        About Me Trendy 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 ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

          I like it so far!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Pasty, not for dark skin

          By Kay

          from CA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Clumpy
            • Difficult to Apply
            • Poor Coverage

            Best Uses

              Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

              This was hard to smoothen evenly onto my skin. It left too much of a white haze on my dark skin. Disappointing.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I have very oily skin and it works so well for all day wear!

              By Liz

              from Alabama

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  I absolutely love this product! I have extremely oily skin and this product works just as good as the expensive one! I'm so glad I found it and highly recommend it for anyone with VERY oily skin, who want all day wear for makeup. LOVE IT!

                   
                  4.0

                  I like it

                  By Rose

                  from Fountain Valley

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Makes my face oily towards end of day

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                  Easy to apply.

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice primer

                  By Lcpgh

                  from Pittsburgh, Pa

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Natural Looking

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                    This has a nice smoothing effect on pores & gives foundation a beautiful finish. The reason for 4 stars is it didn't mattify my forehead as much as I'd like.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Keeps me looking fresh!

                    By Kat

                    from Clearwater fl

                    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
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about ULTA Professional Matte Prime:

                      I use this product daily, it makes my face look fresh all day long and helps keep my foundation in place! I'm constantly moving in my job and my makeup stays put! It is worth the price!

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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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