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Make Up For Ever STEP1 Skin Equalizer is a range of skin primers developed to refine, smooth and even out skin. It's available in ten formulas to target every texture and tone concern.
I'm always game for trying a new primer, especially an inexpensive one that claims to keep oil in check. I have combination skin with a very oily t-zone so it is very important that a primer controls oil and shine for the better part of the day. New from Sleek MakeUp, Control Shine & Prime Oil-free Mattifying Primer is a silicone based primer formulated to create a smooth base for makeup application, extend the wear of foundation and control oil for an all day matte finish.
A primer that gives you a healthy glow and keeps you shine free all day? Yes please and thank you! The new Laura Mercier Radiance Bronze Foundation Primer is infused with a sheer bronze pearlescent tint which gives the skin a glowing from within look. Brown Skinned Beauties this one is for you!
Layla Cosmetics is best known for their variety of awesome nail polish but did you know that the brand has a makeup collection as well? I didn't. I received a sample of the Layla Pro Eye Primer Perfect Fix in my bag from TMS NYC Blogger Preview and I am really impressed. It works great, makes eyeshadow more vibrant and keeps it on all day!
Dermalogica Skinperfect Primer is a makeup primer, sunscreen and anti-aging skin treatment in one. It's supposed to smooth away fine lines and brighten and prep skin for flawless makeup application. The formula combines silicones with Soy Protein to even out skin texture and natural minerals to provide a neutral tint to the skin tone to enhance luminosity and radiance. Here is where the problem lies, the "tint' is not neutral at all.
I've been using Urban Decay Primer Potion for years and don't veer away too much as it works for me and my oily lids. Nonetheless I am always curious of other primers to see how they compare so I was glad to receive the Senna Totally Transforming Primer for review. Unfortunately it's no match for my super oily lids and I can barely get 7 hrs wear out of it without it creasing. Read on for more pictures and my full review.
This just may be the primer of all primers. Developed for professional makeup artists, Nurturing Force Wellness Aloe Vera Skincare Blot Out Offensive Shine + Oil Control Cream is an instant matte HD primer and barrier cream that moisturizes while controlling oil. With the minimal ingredients and great performance this is definitely perfect to add to your makeup artist kit, it will surely be going into mine!
Using a primer under your eyeshadow is an absolute must to achieve the greatest pigmentation and longevity of wear. Especially if you have oily lids like mine. Milani Eyeshadow Primer claims to intensify and extend the wear of any eyeshadow while minimizing creasing for over 8 hours. Let's take a closer look.
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