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For a dreamy complexion, we pair this little number with Benefit Cosmetics Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Foundation.

Benefit Cosmetics

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An ace beauty primer is an essential beauty investment that will pay off in dividends. Our current fave is this innovative stick primer from the experts at Benefit. The easy-to-use applicator glides directly onto skin and leaves behind a nifty gel that grabs on to and locks your makeup. Even more miraculous, the longlasting formula stays put for an awe-inspiring 15 hours.

How to Use

Gently glide the primer stick directly on to clean, moisturized skin. Blend with fingertips or a brush. Remember to turn the stick down before replacing cap.

Isododecane, Aqua (Water), Polyethylene, Polydecene, Silica, Nylon-12, Phenyl Trimethicone, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Polyglyceryl-10 Heptahydroxystearate, Paraffin, Hydrogenated Olive Oil, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Propylene Carbonate, Galactoarabinan, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phytosterols, BHT. [+/-: CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)]. N° 07481/A

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Love it!

This primer is really great. I bought it a few days ago, at the Benefit counter, and I asked specialist there if she had tips! She said to apply the stick directly to your face, and then put moisturizer on top of it. She said it would help me spread the primer around. Sure enough, it worked like a charm.

The primer stays ALL day (and I use it with a powder foundation), and it doesn't crease or make my skin feel greasy or oily. It's so great!

The only reason why I'm giving it two stars is that you SHOULD use it with another product, but that's my only complaint.

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Great primer!

I have TONS of primers for my face and eyelids. But I received a sample of this primer and I absolutely LOVE it! As always with Benefit, the packaging is adorable, and I use it for my eyelids, which have a tendency to become oily at times, especially during the hot Arizona weather. It's soft and creamy, and has a neutral tint to it, but is very faint, not obvious. There is no odor. And most importantly, it keeps my shadows from creasing. This product would be great for anyone with dry, normal, or oily/combination skin of any skin tone. I was so in love with the sample, I had to purchase the full size. It has become one of my favorite eye primers ever! Occasionally I find Benefit cosmetics to be "gimmicky", but this really does work! Love it! Thank you, Birchbox!

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Good!

Just picked up this primer and I love it! It's great under foundation. I love the way it makes my complexion look- flawless. I've tried a zillion primers and this one is my favorite. It feels like velvet.

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Tacky

Feels like a glue stick. Don't like the feel of it.

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amazing primer

I loved this product! it glides on to the skin and leaves no shiny finish. your face makeup goes on smoothly and lasts all day. it's like a glue stick for your makeup!

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Great!
Purchased

This primer does exactly what it says it will. It keeps your make-up in place all day and leaves a nice tone on your skin. It feels greasy going on but it dries and you do not even know you are wearing it! I feel like it also kept my skin from getting greasy or shiny throughout the day. I will definitely order this product again when I run out of this one.

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Favorite Primer

This primer is one of my favorites. I love the packaging and how it just rolls right on. It keeps my makeup on all day too. I will continue to buy this product.

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Eh

I got a tiny button-sized sample of this when I ordered a full-size Benefit concealer. At first, I thought this product wasn't bad. Some people complained it was chalky, but if you warm it up in your hand first it's more waxy than anything. But, the sample dried out within two days and then I had a lot of the complaints I saw people making: it's chalky, it sits heavy on your face, etc. I definitely wouldn't pay this much money for primer if there's such great odds it will dry out before I finish it.

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Lightweight and Awesome

This primer is so wonderful! I loved being able to roll it right on my skin and it was light and airy. It did the trick.

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satisfied

I wasn't super thrilled with this one. I love benefit products but this one seemed very average. It seemed just like every other primer. I don't have any complaints. Just wasn't tossing and turning at night anticipating using this product.

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