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Prime Time BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense
Broad Spectrum Spf 30

$26.00


This multi-tasking BB primer-cream immediately diminishes the appearance of discoloration, uneven skin tone and imperfections while providing Broad Spectrum SPF 30 protection and defense against environmental stressors. See Details

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Color: Medium

Perfect, protect and prime—at the same time. With a hint of skin-perfecting coverage, this multi-tasking BB primer-cream immediately diminishes the appearance of discoloration, uneven skin tone and imperfections while providing broad spectrum SPF 30 protection and defense against environmental stressors. Plus the silky, smooth formula combats flaky dryness, excess oil and the appearance of pores to perfectly prep skin for a flawless foundation application.

Size: 30 ml/1 fl. oz.

  • Perfect, protect and prime
  • A hint of skin-perfecting coverage
  • Formulated to combat flaky dryness, excess oil and the appearance of enlarged pores

Suggested Usage Instructions

  • Apply one pump of primer, massaging an even layer all over your face for a skin-smoothing finish. Wear alone or under bareMinerals Foundation.
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Broad Spectrum Spf 30

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Please use the following warning on the primary when a secondary is available:
Warning: For external use only. Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed get medical help or contact a Poison Control center right away.

Active Ingredients
Titanium dioxide 2.6%
Zinc oxide 6.2%

Inactive Ingredients
cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone crosspolymer, hydrogenated polydecene, dimethicone, styrene/acrylates copolymer, hexyl laurate, PEG-10 dimethicone, polyglyceryl-4 isostearate, stearic acid, alumina, silica, tocopherol, magnesium silicate, panthenol, glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, stearyl triethoxysilane, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, retinyl retinoate, cyclodextrin. may contain: titanium dioxide, iron oxides.

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Prime Time BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Spf 30 - null 3.9 5 77 77
Love the product, not the pump I absolutely LOVE the BB Primer so much, it makes my skin so soft and smooth. My makeup goes on flawlessly, but the pump gets clogged all the time and I have to take it out and pump hot water through it to get the clog out. I have wasted a ton of the product and with the price of this, it is very frustrating to lose that much of it. 10/27/2014
Can't apply my makeup with out it. I love BM products but I never used the foundation primers because I didn't see any difference when using them. I have changed my mind since I started using the BB Primer Cream. I absolutely love how my skin feels when using this product. My makeup lasts so much longer and I don't feel oily after wearing it all day. For some occasions the tint of the primer is enough that I don't need to wear foundation. I have never had a problem with the pump on my bottle though I always make sure there is no product left on the nozzle to clog it. 10/20/2014
Great product except for one thing I absolutely love the prime time bb primer-cream daily defense broad spectrum spf 30. I have an allergy to coconut and its derivatives so I have to be really careful with anything that I put on my skin. I've never been able to use any sunscreen product before since all sunscreen had coconut/derivatives in them. I love that this product goes on silky and feels smooth once worked into the skin. I wear this daily with a little mineral veil over it. I have very oily skin, and even when I used prime time oil control primer, my face would still look oily. With the bb primer-cream, my face stays matte-looking all day with out needing a mineral veil touch up. The only down side to the bb primer-cream, is that it dries my skin out if I wear it for too long. Sometimes my face is so dry that my skin becomes flaky. I have not had problems yet with the pump like other reviewers have had. I would recommend this product to people who need a daily light coverage who have oily skin, just be sure to moisturize while you aren't wearing it! 09/27/2014
Great Product… Horrible Packaging Was pleasantly surprised by this product… Goes on smoothly and keeps makeup looking fresher longer. My issue is with the packaging (which seems to be a problem for a lot of people)… The pump doesn't work with the product after the first week, and although you can take the top off to get the product out, you end up wasting quite a bit that way. They need to rethink the package to make it more usable, otherwise the product is great. 09/25/2014
Love this primer! Absolutely my favorite primer, hands down. I have tried the original primer, neutralizing primer and oil control primer. This BB primer is by far the best performing. It feels silky smooth to apply and does a great job to keep my oily skin in check all day. It's great to even the color and redness of my skin. Love this primer and love it more for the SPF! 09/25/2014
The Primer to end all Primers I love love LOVE this primer. It is so silky smooth; it applies like a dream. It has decent coverage. You can wear it alone or as a primer under the foundation. And I adore the fact that is has SPF 30. That is the highest spf Bare Minerals offers and what a wonderful product to have it in! And now that they've extended the shades, anyone is set. 09/12/2014
Great product. Please improve packaging. I love this product as it is a wonderful sunscreen with no irritation plus reasonable coverage and feels great on the skin. However, it is nearly impossible to get it out of the container. Bare Minerals is usually so responsive to customer feedback. Please, please improve!! 09/10/2014
I won't use anything else I am in absolute LOVE with this product. I refuse to wear anything else on my skin anymore. I used to suffer from TERRIBLE breakouts. Then, I switched over to Bare Minerals. At first I was using the foundation, but then I discovered this and now it's all I use. I put a drop of this on, with bronzer, blush, mineral veil, and then flawless radiance for a complete look. OBSESSED. 09/08/2014
Needs to be in a squeeze tube I love the coverage & protection & the smooth & silky feel. BUT the pump is useless. When is the Bare Essentials team going to listen to the feed back & change the packaging? 09/05/2014
Did You Forget About The Dark Complexions? :( I am a new member of the Bare Minerals family. I have adult acne prone skin that I was able to get under control with the help of my fabulous dermatologist Dr. Dans in San Francisco! It was his suggestion that I use Bare Minerals products if I were going to use any make up at all. On my second visit to the Bare Mineral Boutique, I racked up just about $300.00 worth of products! That should tell you how much I LOVE this stuff. I particularly have an obsession with the foundation and finishing products. As a black woman, I was so happy to see that there are options for women of color. Due to the wide range of ethnic backgrounds black people are made up of, we range in many colors all over the charts from almost white to ebony chocolate! I was happy to purchase my daughter light products for her fair skin, and tan products for my golden brown complexion. I was REALLY excited to try out the Prime Time BB Primer, because I'm not really a foundation junky, unless I'm going out for the night. I was eager, to find a prodcut that moisturized without clogging pores, and provide minimal coverage for blemishes, with broad spectrum SPF protection. Although I'm a darker complexion, broad spectrum is important to me, to prevent hyper-pigmentation of my risidual acne blemishes. I just wanted something that I can slap on in the morning, and add a little lip gloss & go! Well, I tried the Prime Time BB Primer on in medium, and it slightly matched my complexion, but was just a tad bit too light. It kind of made my skin look ashy. I was really dissapointed. Especially considering all of the wonderful colors the foundations come in, that range all over the board from very light to very dark. I thought, what happened here? Many people say that the darker you are, the less sun protection is needed, due to the natural high production of melanin in people with darker complexions. This may be true, but I particularly need protection to keep my acne scars from gettin worse. I can only imagine that it would'nt be cost effective to create a primer in every shade, but I think there should at least be a LIGHT, MEDIUM & DARK. I'd love to give this five hearts, but I'm sad that I cant use the product, and my complexion has been left out of the equation. :( 08/10/2014
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I've been using the oil control primer & so far it's lasted me a year. I was about to reorder it, but I saw the BB primer and was wondering if it was as good as the oil control primer..? thank you all so much
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I got this in the Beauty surprise kit. I noted the ingredients are pretty much the same. Has anybody used this and the Antioxidant one? did they feel and work the same?
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I wear Golden tan or Golden dark foundation depending on how much sun I've gotten. So I'm worried tan in the BB Primer may be too light for me.
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Thank you for your feedback! We forwarded your suggestion to Bare Escentuals Leadership team!
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I love how the original primer feels - I am wondering if this feels the same?
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Totally silky. You will love it.
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Really love the BB cream but hate how the product separates and how you need to use a q-tip to get the rest of the product out when it's getting near empty. I can't seem to get it to come up through the pump no matter how much I shake or stir.
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I liked the coverage and tint of the BB primer, but my skin broke out in several places after using it. I do not have any problems using the original primer, and would like to try one of the other primers.
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I've only been using this BB primer for two weeks and its has liquified on me! I really loved it up until now. Someone please help me save my BB primer :(
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Open up the bottle and mix it up with the straw...then don't use the pump. It's really annoying!
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You have to shake it really hard. the primer has separated, with the heavier portion in the bottom and all your getting is the thinner portion on the top. I sometimes roll the bottle between my hands to warm it up and then shake vigorously.
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I shake the bottle to mix the product, then open the bottle up and take product from the bottle itself. The pump is definitely the issue.
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Mine is very thin, unlike a foundation, and that is why I love it so much. It doesn't settle into nooks and crannies! I think it is supposed to be more liquid.
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Try to shake it daily before use.
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I had the exact same problem. I shake mine up everyday before I use it and it went back to the same creamy consistency as it was when I first bought it. Good luck. I hope you can save yours. I was able to save mine.
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I wear the Fairly Medium foundation.
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I would choose the light color. I called to find out which shade I should buy (I wear medium foundation) and they said medium. I love the medium color all by itself, but I don't like it under my foundation. I think it is a little dark. For winter I will order the light color.
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I use Medium foundation and Light BB Primer-Cream
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Light would be the one for you, I am medium and use the light. I went to the Boutique and tried them both and light was the one we all decided on. I recommend going to a Bare Minerals Boutique, they have all of the knowledge about the primer and can help you make the right decision
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Light. I'm Medium Bage & the light is perfect. It really blends in.
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I see that you unveiled the new BB cream but I am very disappointed to see its only offered in 2 of your lighter shades.
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moisturizer with Prime Time BB Primer-Cream Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Spf 30
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I never use moisturizer, and it is just fine for my skin. I am 67 years old, if that helps.
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I've been using a moisturizer, and the result is still very nice.
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I have tried it both ways and I find that I like it best when i put a moisturizer on and then the BB. I don't thank you need a moisturizer with SPF though - it could get oily.
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