Bare Escentuals • Brightening Prime Time • Primer/ Corrector
|Would buy this product again.||46%|
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
The one curious thing about this primer is it has no brightening/radiance effect whatsoever. That said, I have found it to be a good primer. The golden rule with ANY primer is it must match your foundation. For example, if your foundation is water based (check ingredients), your primer should be as well. Otherwise your foundation will slide off quickly. My foundation is oil/silicone based, and this primer is as well, so I found it performed very well, as it was the correct match.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
An average primer. It's odourless, with small gold particles in a peachy base. As others have mentioned, the pump gets clogged quickly so I unscrew the pump to use it now. Plus, one full squirt was too much for my face anyhow - too much wastage. It feels greasier than the original, but sets and then feels normal. BM makeup goes on well over the top.
The glitter is barely noticeable once you have makeup on. It doesn't control oil or keep makeup on as well as the original.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Olive Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
This is the first product i have ever returned for a refund. This isnt a brightening primer, its a glitter moisturiser. I use a blush with sheer shimmer in it and when using both together my face was a glitter ball. It didnt help my makeup last or have any brightening effect and was not suitable for the day time. Maybe the night with a matte blush? Not for me
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium Eyes: Brown
I really like this stuff. After age 35 (and 2 babies) my skin became sensitive, dry and dull. One pump of this under my foundation helps! My makeup glides on so smoothly after it. I always let it dry at least 1 minute on my face before applying anything else. It gives me a faint glow and just boosts my complexion. I'm going to have my 65 YO mom try it cause I bet she'd love it!! I wear bare minerals powder foundation and it goes on great! The best part is how easily my concealer goes on after this. It's slick, but not oily. I will panic if I'm running low and don't have another bottle.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Tan, Warm Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Black
I have some unevenness on my face and dullness here and there so that is why I bought this primer BUT, it did not do anything except to feel SLIMY and OILY! I have enough oil on my face so no thank you.
It also does NOT keep my foundation on longer or make my pores smaller.
I dont know what this primer is good for....It looks pretty squirting it out of the bottle. it has a goldy shimmery color to it....but im not buying a product just to look at, it needs to WORK!
I like the brand, but not this particular product.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Tan Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I love this!! It illuminating and does tend to last upto 10 hours!!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
Good concept, horrible formula. The spinoff falls far behind the original. This ochre-colored gel did not seem to have a significant brightening effect. The formula became chunky and solid when I was halfway through with the bottle, beyond the point of saving by mixing. It was returned, where even the sales associates were disgusted by how the primer had congealed. Maybe I got a bad batch, but the performance wasn't good enough to try another bottle.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Dry, Medium, Warm Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Brown
Please, don't bother with this if you are comparing it to the original Prime Time. Also, this has no illuminating or brightening effect. The nozzle clogs up and the product is no longer liquid during colder seasons. I have to cup my hand for the product to not splash all over the place. I prefer the original. But I don't mind using this up until it's done. The product in itself is fine for oil control.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Black
This version is totally different in consistency than the original BM face primer. This version is supposed to brighten the skin, due it its peachy tint. However, I have never noticed any real brightening properties to it. Also, it is quite thin in consistency. And, when you press down on the applicator to dispense the product, the primer squirts out real fast. And, if your are not careful it actually can end up squirting onto your walls, clothing, etc.
This product is labeled as being a foundation primer, but it doesn't even work well at that. Also, the color of the primer is sort of weird. It's this unnatural peachy beige color that really doesn't do anything for one's complexion.
If you are looking for a good foundation primer, this is one that I certainly don't recommend wasting your money on.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal, Medium, Cool Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
This is a generally good product. My makeup did stay on all day, however, I really felt that it was a downgrade from the regular Prime Time. This one does not make your skin feel as good as the original at all and I really did not notice any brightening that I did not notice from the original. I highly recommend the original though! That one gets 5 stars!