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Prime Time®Foundation Primer

Face Primer

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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


  • What do you use first, face lotion or primer?

    Asked by: Whyareyouaskingforthis
    Hello Whyareyouaskingforthis, We recommend using your moisturizer first before applying primer.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-04-18

    Is this gluten and paraben free?

    Asked by: rebajeansy
    Hello rebajeansy, The Prime Time Foundation Primer is not formulated with Gluten or Parabens.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-02-28

    Did they fix the bottle? Would like to know before I order.

    Asked by: Yram
    Hello Yram, If you would like to provide more detailed information to our Customer Service team regarding this product, we would be happy to look into this for you.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2018-04-06

    What are the colors for the Primer? Some stores have Light and some have Fair but they are very different. Your website needs to improve. Not user friendly. I typically do not order from companies that have a timer. We still like to shop for makeup e

    Asked by: betty and jane
    Hello betty and jane, We thank you for your feedback. Please note that the PRIME TIME® BB PRIMER CREAM DAILY DEFENSE Broad Spectrum SPF 30 is available in 4 shades. It can be found here:
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-02-17

    Is this primer tinted or clear?

    Asked by: Bethf
    Yes. I use this, and the primer is a clear matte.
    Answered by: rayofsunshine
    Date published: 2018-01-30

    Why did you discontinue the neutralizing foundation primer (the yellow one)?  I can't find anything as good and light for hiding redness.  PLEASE bring it back.

    Asked by: mad78
    Hello, The neutralizing foundation primer was discontinued within the past few years. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. We recommend trying one of our newest additions: Combo Control Milky Face primer as an alternative:
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-09-13

    Does this primer expire or when is the best time to replace this. I use so little of it and it goes a long way for me.

    Asked by: MelissB
    Hello MelissaB, The Prime Time Foundation Primer has a shelf life of two years unopened, and two years opened. If you have any concerns about timing, please feel free to reach out to our customer service team directly with your batch code (5-6 digit stamp on item).
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2019-04-18

    Is PRIME TIME® FOUNDATION PRIMER non-comedogenic?

    Asked by: TLO6
    Hello TL06, The Prime Time Foundation Primer is non-comedogenic.
    Answered by: Customer Service
    Date published: 2018-10-12

    Are the ingredients in this product identical to what used to be sold as "skin rev-er upper"?

    Asked by: Leter
    Hello Leter, The ingredients differ between the Prime Time Foundation Primer and the SKIN REV-ER UPPER. Details can be found here: and
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-08-15

    I thought I was running low on this because it wouldn't pump out. I opened the bottle and it was pretty full. Is there something that can be added to this so I can use the pump? There's too much product left to throw it away.

    Asked by: Barbi719
    Hello Barbi719, We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing issues with your primer. We would suggest reaching out to customer service directly for assistance.
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-10-07

    I recently ordered this primer. I like it! However, after 3 days, the pump did not work and still does not work. I have to take the solution on my finger tips to get it out of the bottle. Not of the best quality dispenser. Very disappointed.

    Asked by: Dolly M
    Hello Dolly M, We are so sorry to hear about your disappointment with this item! Please contact customer service directly so that we can assist you.
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-12-04

    Hi, When you use this, do you still use moisturizer? And if so, which you do you use first? Thanks! Barbara

    Asked by: Cherubarb
    Hello Cherubarb, We would recommend using a moisturizer underneath your primer. We recommend choosing one of our moisturizers most suited for your skin type. If you are unsure, we would first recommend starting out with our SMART COMBINATION® SMOOTHING LIGHTWEIGHT EMULSION.
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-12-18

    Do still have the tinted Primer?

    Asked by: Cath
    Hello Cath, Our tinted primer can be found here:
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-07-10

    Is this primer oil free?

    Asked by: jkhsdfh
    Hello jkhsdfh, Our Prime Time® Foundation Primer is formulated without oil.
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-06-14

    Hi can you use this prime time product around the eyes and on the eyelids thank you?

    Asked by: Thast4
    Hello, Our Prime Time Eyelid primer is designed to be used on the eyelid, we would recommend using our Prime Time® BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense Broad Spectrum SPF for under your eyes.
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2019-10-04

    do you still have Prime Time foundation primer...Base De Teint in the 2 oz bottle

    Asked by: grand
    Hello grand, We currently offer our primers in the 1oz size:
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-08-09

    Can this product be used under the BB creams or just the powder foundation?

    Is it better for one over the other?
    Asked by: smlncsu
    Hello smlncsu, This product is suitable for any foundation, powder or cream.
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2018-12-08

    What happened to the oil control version of this product?

    I have tried the regular version of this product and it feels as if I am smearing snot on my face. It is heavy and oily. The oil control version was light and smooth.
    Asked by: JannieN
    Hello Jannie. Thank you for your inquiry. We are sorry to hear that you are disappointed with this product. We will definitely forward your feedback to the appropriate department regarding your comments about our previously released priming product. As an alternative, we recommend trying our Blemish Remedy™ Mattifying Prep Gel or Prime Time® BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 30 as they serve the same purpose, but are different consistencies. Have a great day!
    Answered by: BECustomerService
    Date published: 2017-01-11

    Can I wear my regular moisturizer under this primer?

    I have combination skin and wasn't sure if this primer had any moisturizer in it. If I do wear moisturizer under it, will it make my skin even more oily?
    Asked by: Lainey
    Yes. This is not a substitute for moisturizer.
    Answered by: Jen04
    Date published: 2016-09-15

    Can I use this primer w/ the Bareskin foundation?

    I find that the foundation settles into my wrinkles & seems to accentuate my pores, as well as highlighting any flakiness I might have.
    Asked by: sarah21
    Yes. It's best to use a foundation primer first. It prevents the flakiness. And if you use a liquid foundation you should also use a setting powder after your foundation. That helps keep everything in place.
    Answered by: Jen04
    Date published: 2016-09-15

    What is the best way to use/apply this primer? I find that my matte foundation is still not sticking to my nose by mid-day, even with this primer. Thanks!

    Asked by: JennMC070316

    should prime time foundation primer be used with prep step spf 50?

    on the face, and if so, which one should go on first?
    Asked by: Nyla

    Has anyone had flaking and/or dryness when in contact with Well Rested close to outer eyelid?

    When using Prime Time Foundation Primer close to my outer eye and then using Well Rested powder around outer eye area, why does it get flakey and dry?
    Asked by: JRTlover53
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