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Benefit Dr. Feelgood

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0.85 oz

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“Let it shine” is a great motto—except when it applies to your skin. For those who prefer a matte look, there’s this oil-absorbing balm from Benefit Cosmetics. Completely sheer and surprisingly weightless, the formula soaks up excess grease throughout the day—without mussing up your makeup. Bonus: It works as a silky primer too.

How to Use

Gently blot your face with the formula using the accompanying sponge. Wear alone or under makeup. For touch-ups, apply over makeup throughout the day.

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Literally, I rarely leave home without it.

I live in New Orleans. It's hot and wet about 80% of the time, and when it's not hot and wet, it's cooler and wet.
Key word: wet.
We're always humid, which is great for looking younger than we are, but it also means as someone with combination/35 year old/somewhat acne-prone skin that the majority of the time my face shines like I just rubbed it down with olive oil.
I think I got Dr. Feelgood in a sample kit or with a gift card or something about 7 or 8 years ago, and it was a revelation It's my safety measure for ensuring I don't look a mess in the galleries on White Linen Night in August, when it's roughly 90 degrees outside at night with 80% + humidity.
I put on this silky balm when I'm going out, and if I don't follow it with makeup, my skin looks naturally fabulous and smooth, and keeps the greasy/sweaty/shiny away. If I do wear makeup, (I put Dr. Feelgood on before applying makeup), it stays in place so I don't have a liquid eyeliner semicircle under my eyebrow or smeary smudgy wings on my temples from simultaneously wiping moisture & liner off of my face.
So I now have a tiny one I keep in my purse, another tiny one I keep in my overnight/carryon luggage in case I forget, a large on I keep in my desk drawer at work, and another large one I keep on my vanity at home for regular use.
And PS, my skin uses any excuse it can find to make the zits, and Dr. Feelgood doesn't make me break out.
Plus, it reminds me of the Motley Crue song, and that's kind fun.

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total feelgood product

I was terrified to try this product because I thought it would clog my pores. I had no idea how this could possibly be anything but disastrous on my oily, acne prone skin, but one of my girlfriends made me try it. That was 5 years ago and now I'm never without it. I wear it under makeup, over makeup or with no makeup at all and it evens my skin tone, reduces shine and it does NOT clog my pores.

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Medicinal smell
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Other than the funky smell (which fades fairly quick) I love this stuff! I have used both under & over makeup, works great either way.

I've noticed when I have little dry patches if I apply this under foundation this works great to cover them.

I don't really have oily skin but in Texas sweating on the forehead, nose & hairline is my problem. Putting this over my makeup is amazing for keeping it in place. It's just the right size to keep in my bag & reapply.

Don't rub it on (I've seen people do this & then complain about the product) use it like blotting papers & just dab lightly over skin!

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Amazing product
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After reading the description of this product it was not exactly what I expected when it came in the mail. But after using it I'm hooked. During the day, especially a hot summer day, my t-zone becomes oily/shiny, I was using blotting papers to try to help but this has eliminated the need for anything else!

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not bad, but was expecting something different
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Ive used this over and under my makeup, and it does give your skin a matte look, but I was really hoping it would do a better job with oil and shine control. I do like the way it smells and feels when you first put it on. And it tends to do a better job when I wear it alone.

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