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bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer
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bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer

BY BAREMINERALS #95 in Face Primer

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars54%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars13%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star3%
4.23 / 5 based on 1,557 Reviews

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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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "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
Adila C.
EDISON
22 reviews
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Helps make your skin flawless. I am a big fan of Bare Minerals and for the first time tried their foundation primer and fell in love with it. It helps me to hide my acne marks on my acne marks.. ;)
Bryanna H.
Weymouth, MA
68 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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I like this primer goes on super smooth which i love. however i wouldn't say that it completely helps my makeup stay all day. it did help my foundation not settle into my fine lines and my dry patches.
a m.
Woodland, CA
12 reviews
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I cant review to see if the foundation lasts long or not because i couldn't keep it on my face. doesn't feel nice on the skin, it kind of just sits there and doesn't blend with the skin, also feels greasy. maybe its not for my skin?
Mariah B.
Davis, CA
6 reviews
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I love this primer. It is not to heavy like some primers, when you put it on it makes your skin super soft. I can definitely see a difference with coverage when applying Prime Time vs. not applying
Darrien R.
Commerce, GA
21 reviews
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It blurs imperfections, creates a really smooth layer over your skin, a little goes a long way, and it lasts a good while! I would recommend, but you could get the same performance for cheaper from a different brand I'm sure.
Holly W.
Lockport , NY
261 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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I actually really liked the texture and how smooth this primer made my skin, but it caused me to break out which is unusual for me. If it doesn't cause you to break out then it's a great primer!
Samantha M.
Stonewall, OK
95 reviews
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This came with the Christmas package that I received and it is amazing, I love the way it just glides on your skin and seals up your pores before the powder. it is so light you don't even feel it.
Teri H.
Braselton
19 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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I really love this prime time. I put it on every morning before I add my make up. This is a product I have used for a long time. Just a couple of drops. And I smooth it over my face. Love love it.
Nicki F.
Livermore, Ca
10 reviews
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If you put it in correctly and evenly it works pretty good, but I found it also beaded up and got patchy near the edges of my face. I stopped using it because it was more hassle than it was worth
Theresa B.
Colton, CA
39 reviews
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I have very sensitive skin so I am always concerned with new products. This primer is excellent as it doesn't irritate my skin, but still does its job well. Leaves my skin feeling silky smooth.
Hannah K.
Lakewood, OH
150 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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