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PRIME TIME® Original Pore Minimizing Primer

Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars
3.4 Stars (333 Reviews)

Regular price  £32.00

Extends makeup wear, minimizes the look of pores, and blurs imperfections.

Free of:

Cruelty-free, Vegan, Paraben-free, Formaldehyde-free, Sulfate-free, Synthetic fragrance-free, Petrolatum-free, Phthalate-free, Propylene glycol-free, Gluten-free

What it is:

Our new and improved, velvety smooth gel primer extends makeup wear, minimises the look of pores, and blurs imperfections for a natural filter effect.​

What it does:

  • Preps skin for makeup and improves the look of bare skin*
  • Extends makeup wear up to 12 hours*
  • Reduces the appearance of pores*

Why you'll love it:

  • Dermatologist-tested
  • Clean —formulated without gluten, PEGs, parabens, formaldehyde, SLS, synthetic fragrance, tree nuts and more
  • helps to minimise the look of pores and balance serum
  • Controls oil for 24 hours
  • Improves the appearance of pores and skin texture by over 20%

Reviews & Questions

Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars
Based on 333 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 156 Total 4 star reviews: 44 Total 3 star reviews: 17 Total 2 star reviews: 19 Total 1 star reviews: 97
60%would recommend this product
333 reviews
  • LT
    Lushi T.
    Verified Buyer
    Skin Type Normal
    Skin Tone Light
    Best To Use For Quick Application, On-The-Go, All Day Wear
    Age 31-40
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    6 months ago
    Not that silky

    I had gotten a trial size of the prime time original foundation primer. I bought the one that says original poor minimizer.

    And this one is not silky to touch as like the other one.

    I couldnt find this one below in the pic on the order page.

  • M
    Verified Reviewer
    I do not recommend this product
    Skin Type Combination
    Skin Tone Fair
    Best To Use For All Day Wear, Natural Finish
    Age 25-30
    Rated 1 out of 5 stars
    7 months ago
    Very dissatisfied and disappointed

    I’ve been using Bare Minerals since 2009. I will forever love bare minerals. It’s helped me feel more confident in my skin. It’s helped with my rosacea in highschool, college, adulthood, and now motherhood. The old original prime time was soft and buttery. The makeup stayed on my skin all day long. The new formula is sticky and absorbs way too fast! It’s nothing like the old. Now my makeup does not last all day long like it use to. I’m very dissatisfied and disappointed. I REALLY hope you bring back the old formula.

  • B
    Verified Reviewer
    I do not recommend this product
    Skin Type Normal
    Skin Tone Light
    Age 31-40
    Rated 1 out of 5 stars
    8 months ago
    True original prime time primer

    I am not happy. Discontinuing the original formula was the worst mistake bare minerals ever made! I’ve read the comments too so I’m not alone. I’ve tried your new ones the suck it’s not buttery smooth like the original. So I’m hoping your higher ups can see making room for new formulas by discontinuing a customer favorite is dumb and bring it back. I guess Estée Lauder will get my money for primer now when my last bottle of the “original” original gets empty. Highly disappointed

  • MS
    Margaret S.
    I do not recommend this product
    Skin Type Normal
    Skin Tone Light
    Age 51-60
    Rated 1 out of 5 stars
    3 days ago

    I was an avid user of all things Bare minerals for 20 years. Now....not so much. The Prime Time is NOT the same and certainly not improved. I was so disappointed when i received the latest version. I cannot agree more with the others comments - not silky, it is sticky and doesn't help with maintaining my makeup throughout the day. They truly missed the mark on this so called "upgrade". If I could have tried it at the store I wouldn't have bought that...oh yah...they closed that down too!!! :(

  • VW
    Vicki W.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Skin Type Combination
    Skin Tone Light Medium
    Best To Use For Medium Coverage, All Day Wear
    Age over 60
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 days ago

    Love the smooth, soft, pore less finish this product provides!

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