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bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer
5 varieties available

bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer

BY BAREMINERALS #72 in Face Primer

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars54%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star3%
4.23 / 5 based on 1,496 Reviews

Product Description

What it is:

FACE PRIMER MADE WITH NATURAL INGREDIENTS

Engineered to be the perfect companion to our award-winning ORIGINAL Mineral Foundation, Prime Time® is an effective face primer that is suitable for all skin types and forms of face makeup. Formulated without preservatives, oil, fragrance or skin irritants, it glides on like silk with no stickiness and helps to smooth out your complexion instantly before you apply foundation.

Infused with nourishing natural ingredients including vitamins C and E, soothing plant extracts and antioxidants, our popular foundation primer is an important prep step of your daily makeup routine that helps to reduce excess oil and the appearance of fine lines and enlarged pores, giving you a seamless satin canvas for your foundation of choice.

Ingredients: 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

Usage: 

For best results, shake the bottle well before each use. A little goes a long way with this powerful foundation primer.

Apply one pump to your fingertips and spread the lightweight primer all over your face and neck in an even layer with sweeping upward motions. Allow the face primer to absorb into your skin before applying foundation.

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  • It is worth the price? I have the elf primer and would li...15 Answers
  • I've been using a lotion as a primer with my bare mineral...10 Answers
  • How does this work for oily T-Zones?4 Answers
bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer
bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer
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  • "i got this in my kit. i already brought this when it was on sale at sephora but never used it. so i started using this a month back. it have good coverage. a little squeeze goes along way. it’s smooth on the face. it give a matte look. you can just use this and a lil but of loose powder and you’ll be good to go" in 160 reviews
  • "I like it and it does go a long way, however it is a little pricey and I wish it was a bit more mattifying." in 9 reviews
  • "It gives a very smooth surface to work with and helps my makeup stay in place all day long." in 6 reviews
  • "It may help to keep your bare minerals in place but it smells terrible and the oil control formula doesn't really do its job very well." in 5 reviews
Bianca C.
Henderson, NV
20 reviews
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One of two of my favorite primers!
I use "medium" shade and it does work well on my skin.
I actually use this as a foundation during the summer time.
And Bare Minerals does NOT test on animals! And this primer smells pretty good to me lol
Meghan B.
Burlington, IA
10 reviews
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Great product for setting make-up while minimizing pores and evening skin tone. Easy application pump. Only complaint is when product gets low it is hard to get out without opening top of lid which causes quicker drying out of product.
Jessica S.
8 reviews
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Absolutely love this product! My face is super oily around my T-zone and this product reduces the oiliness. I usually have to touch-up my make-up once a day with this product.
Taylor J.
67 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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Totally in love with this primer. it's barely talked about for some reason because I've been using this for a few years now and it's amazing. it doesn't leave my skin oily and it really does the trick.
Sarah R.
Columbia, MO
32 reviews
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The texture is the best, I wear this under all of my makeup and it really smooths my skin. I wish it didn't run out so quickly because it's pretty expensive for a primer but it's also super necessary!
Elin J.
24 reviews
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This primer is really a good primer when using the bareMinerals foundation, however, as I no longer use their foundation I stopped using the primer as well. The cost was pretty decent and the quality was definitely good, it just fell off my radar.
Kiana B.
Olympia, WA
10 reviews
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This is my all time favorite primer out of the many ive tried! And best part is it doesn't leave me with such intense break outs as most make up does and works very well with my sensitive and pale skin!
Tessa L.
Moses Lake, WA
185 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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Absolutely love Bare Minerals. And for the first time this month found out what Primer was the first time in my life. This stuff is amazing. Its my first primer ever. Love how it smoothd my lines and kind of creates a nice smooth canvas!
Sarah J.
Edina, MN
15 reviews
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One of my favorite primers. It is not oily at all when you put it on your face. It gives you a soft, smooth canvas to apply your make up! Helps extend the wear of your makeup.
Regina C.
151 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
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A little goes a long way for this primer. I use smaller than a pea size and its enough! I have large pores and this covers them up. It keeps my original powder foundation on and makes it extremely long lasting. I would definitely recommend this!
Hannah K.
Lakewood, OH
144 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
It is worth the price? I have the elf primer and would like to upgrade. Thanks!
McCalla E.
Marysville, WA
17 reviews
Does this primer actually work? I have only had one primer actually work on my skin.
Hannah C.
Clinton Township, MI
2 reviews
I've been using a lotion as a primer with my bare minerals powder but just found that they have this primer. Does it actually work? And does it make your face oily?
Jennifer G.
Skippack, PA
331 reviews
I usually only use primer during the drier winter months. Do you use this product under your makeup all the time?
Taylor D.
Groton, MA
111 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I just started using this product and am worried about breakouts- has anyone experienced bad breakouts using this?

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