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bareMinerals Prime Time® Foundation Primer
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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 1,501 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
Connie D.
Newark, DE
9 reviews
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I LOVE this stuff! My skin is so soft when using it and I can tell the difference when I don't use it. My makeup looks so much better when I do use the primer. A little goes a long way too!
Dana R.
Sugar Land, TX
69 reviews
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Just like the rest of their products, Bare Mineral's primer works well and compliments the rest of their products! You only need a teensy bit and it goes a long way!
Karina M.
Rochelle Park, NJ
208 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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This is a very good foundation primer. It can be used with any foundation, not just Bare Minerals. Makes my foundation go on very smooth and silky. I would recommend this product to anyone
Whitney G.
columbus, ga
15 reviews
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I've used this for years. I first tried it in their starter pack and had to go back and buy it in the full size. It was really moisturizing and I love the way it makes my foundation look.
Alyssa J.
23 reviews
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This helped my foundation to go on smoothly and evenly. I wish the product came in a different type of container because this can be hard to place in my makeup bag
Kaitlin B.
Delmar, NY
27 reviews
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It's an okay primer. It didn't fill in many of my pores or lines. It also didn't really make my foundation last longer. Made me look slightly oily after a while.
Crystal M.
Silver Springs, NV
64 reviews
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It just absorbs so nicely into your skin & makes it feel healthy & smooth! Works great with other bare minerals products. Have never tried it with other products.
Ashley D.
Roseville, Mn
11 reviews
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It's silly but not oily, which is super important given that I have oily skin. It definitely helps keeping make up right where it should be! I didn't notice any redness or blotchyness.
Debbie C.
47 reviews
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It's a very good primer with powder foundations, however when I wear my liquid or cream, it does not seem to be able to hold it all together for very long. Not fond of this product.
Stacy W.
17 reviews
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I received this as a sample from a Bare Escentuals store and I absolutely LOVE it! I put it on top of my moisturizer and I'm amazed at how much better my makeup goes on. A little goes a long way; it's very light but don't be fooled, it lasts all day. Fantastic product!
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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