Item# US80468

Prime Time®Foundation Primer

Face Primer


Installments by available on orders $35 - $1000

Create an ultra-silky, smooth canvas and extend the wear of your mineral foundation with our breakthrough face primer. Read more

Size: 30 mL/1 fl. oz.

Additional Information

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.

Why you’ll love it:

*Extends the wear of face makeup, including mineral foundation *Silky formula glides on without any stickiness *Combats rough patches, flaky dryness, excess oil, uneven texture and the appearance of fine lines and enlarged pores *Soothes and nourishes skin with vitamins C and E, plant extracts and antioxidants *Dermatologist tested *Formulated without preservatives, parabens, oil, fragrance or skin irritants *None of our products are tested on animals
Vegan Friendly
Gluten Free

Our team suggests:

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.

What’s inside:

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



  • Upsetting that this primer has silicone in it. Also feel as though this is misleading because they claim its free from so many other harmful things but then adds in silicone :(

    Asked by: zuko
    Hi zuko, Silicone is a common ingredient used in cosmetics and other personal care products; it functions generally as a skin conditioning agent. Please be assured that the ingredients we use in our products meet high quality standards, and fully comply with federal and state regulations.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-14

    Do you put this on before tinted moisturizer?

    Asked by: FlowerGirl27
    Hi FlowerGirl27, We suggest applying your favorite bareMinerals moisturizer, followed by this primer and then your tinted moisturizer.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-14

    Can you use this primer under loose or pressed powder foundation?

    Asked by: jgirl
    Hi jgirl, Yes we love this primer under any of our foundations and hope you will too!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-03

    Should I use the primer over or under my moisturizer?

    Asked by: Normamac
    Hi Normamac, Great question! We suggest cleansing skin, moisturizing (with SPF if daytime), applying primer and then makeup! We hope the above helps!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-06-12

    Does this help if you sweat a lot

    Asked by: Marvinswife
    Hi Marvinswife, This primer is great for smoothing out the skin, filling in fine lines and extending the wear of your makeup!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-03-19

    What happened to your product Well-Rested Face and Eye Brightener? Great product.

    Asked by: DJen
    Hi DJen, While that is no longer part of our permanent family, we think you may really like our Prime Time BB Primer Cream Daily Defense or our Prime Time Brightening Foundation Primer as a replacement!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-02-14

    how is this any different from prime time brightening foundation primer? and does it contain oil

    Asked by: nimg
    Hi nimg, Great news! This is oil-free and provides the skin with a healthy looking glow!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-03-25

    I got this primer a few weeks ago and I love it! For the first week I had it, the texture was like a light gel, but recently it’s been coming out more like liquid and shooting out of the bottle and getting all over my hands. Is this normal? 

    Asked by: Carol187
    Hi Carol187, We suggest storing product in a cool, nonhumid place for best preservation however if you shake the primer bottle bottle prior to usage and are still dissatisfied with the texture and its performance, please contact our customer care team so they can help arrange an exchange or refund for you by calling 888.795.4747 (M – Sun 8a – 11p EST).
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-02-14
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