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Saved 6/04/07 to Beauty Product Junkies

Review: Bare Escentuals Prime Time


I recently was looking at Makeupalley.com and came across a review for BE's new primer Prime Time. Every review I read for the product raved about how great it was. Lately I feel that my Bare Minerals foundation looks oily and shiny by the end of the day. Prime Time was created to combat this look. So I caved and bought it this weekend

The bottle only contains 1 ounce of primer :jawdrop: This is a shock specially when you see the $21 price tag. HOWEVER a little goes a loooooonnnnnnggggggg way. Literally one pump or even a little less than that will cover your entire face.

Anyways I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!!

The primer dries super fast and leaves my skin feeling satiny smooth. It creates the perfect canvas for Bare Minerals. The pores on my nose :oops: at times looked BIGGER thanks to BE but the primer definitely stops that from happening. I also was able to go ALL DAY with out any gross oil slick or touch up of powder :woohoo: This is definitely a new favorite in my beauty routine

The face after a long day
The face after a long day


BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 7 years 15 weeks
Jess, Thanks. :) I'll order it when I order the starter kit (which I should do any day now..I'm the worst procrastinator in some areas of my life). :oy:
ms-gemini ms-gemini 7 years 15 weeks
Yay!! I have some on the way right now, I can't wait to use it!!
Livience Livience 7 years 15 weeks
So pretty, Jess!!
JessNess JessNess 7 years 15 weeks
BB- I put my moisturizer on BEFORE the primer So I just had my second full day with the primer and my makeup looks just as fresh as when I put it on. No need for powder at all
sashak sashak 7 years 15 weeks
I am soo in love with BE right now! Keep the reviews coming!
crispet1 crispet1 7 years 15 weeks
Glad you like it!
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 7 years 15 weeks
I'm so glad you got it, and really like it. Do you put your moisturizer on before the Prime Time??
estrela estrela 7 years 15 weeks
I've been thinking about trying this and now I definately will!! :-)
jennifer76 jennifer76 7 years 15 weeks
Yay Twink!! I'm so glad you got to try it out and you love it!!
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 7 years 15 weeks
I bought it too! I'm so in love with BE right now. :love:
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 7 years 15 weeks
you have such gorg eyes!!! and your skin is fab, i am tempted to get my hands on the primer too!
pinkangelmonkey pinkangelmonkey 7 years 15 weeks
oh jess you are sooooo pretty girl! im so glad the primer did wonders for you!! great review.
MotoLinz MotoLinz 7 years 15 weeks
What really sucks about this is that I know I'm gonna get on Sephora and NOT stop with just the primer...
My-Opinion My-Opinion 7 years 15 weeks
I know I'm sold!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've been looking for something for my oily skin and these dang oil blotters don't cut it~ well they do but it's so annoying having to blot all the time. I feel like an idiot, I had no idea that this is what BE primer was for!!! That little packet came with my starter kit and I was like huh? primer? :rotfl: Thanks for this review!!!!!! and you have awesome eyes girl!!!!
stormynite03 stormynite03 7 years 15 weeks
seriously, can i buy your eyes? like, just pop them out for me! beautiful graced by J. Natryce
JessNess JessNess 7 years 15 weeks
No worries :hug: :froggy:
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 7 years 15 weeks
Oh, I'm sorry! I didn't know....but really though...you could be a model!
JessNess JessNess 7 years 15 weeks
:rotfl: RCL I have posted pics before! la_c: it does not have SPF but I figure it doesnt matter since the foundation itself has SPF. Oh I went on a hike that lasted for over four hours and I wore my BE and my face did not burn once :woohoo:
la_clique la_clique 7 years 15 weeks
Does it have SPF?
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 7 years 15 weeks
JESSNESS! (I wish there were some way you could hear me saying that b/c it's very "MO-OOM! sounding!) You are gorgeous, girl! Your skin is like porcelain and your eyes are beautiful!!!!!!!!!! I'm so happy to finally be able to put a face with the name!
atoxicsparkle atoxicsparkle 7 years 15 weeks
Gosh I still have to tell you how gorgeous your eyes are!
MotoLinz MotoLinz 7 years 15 weeks
Wonderful! I am so glad it worked so well for you. (You have fantastic eyes!)
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 7 years 15 weeks
I must try this when I run out of my Laura Geller Spackle.
jennifer76 jennifer76 7 years 15 weeks
Great review!! I'm so glad you got it!