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Jouer Cosmetics Anti-Blemish Matte Primer

Get your eager little fingers away from that zit—attacking your skin isn’t going to make unsightly acne go away (in fact, it’ll make it worse). Give your stressed complexion a break with Jouer’s powerful yet lightweight primer. Its mattifying formula soothes and treats irritated breakouts with a unique blend of salicylic acid and antioxidant-rich ingredients. Just a thin layer will help heal blemishes, calm redness, and refine pores, providing a smooth, even canvas for foundation and concealer.

Jouer Cosmetics Anti-Blemish Matte Primer
4.2 out of 5 stars, based on 721 Reviews 721 Reviews
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Wasn't relevant to me

I have extremely dry skin so I was basically afraid to try it thought it might dry me out even more than I already have.

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not the best
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this primer smelled horrible and it didn't do what it claims. i couldn't take the smell and it irritated my skin. Not worth it in my opinion.

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too thick
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Wasnt a fan of this primer. Its too heavy and thick. Makes me feel like im wearing a mask before i even put my makeup on

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Wasn't impressed
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I was really looking forward to using this product as my skin is constantly an oil field, broken out mess. I was slick again after an hour of use in non-humid temperatures. I didn't notice much of a difference in my break-outs nor did my pores look any different. I will say that it is lightweight and suitable for my sensitive skin. I'm just very disappointed in this product!

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No good
Purchased

Wow! It's amazing how much I dislike this! I love the Jouer brand and was really excited about this product, but I have now tried it in so many different ways (different amounts, different timing, 5 different foundations over the top, different application tools) and it's just awful on my skin (combination dry)! Almost every time I've used it, I've had to give up and take all the makeup off at the end because it ended up so splotchy! It would slip off of my oily areas, and it caked up on my dry spots! I'd use the exact same foundation with dr. brandt pores no more, and it looks flawless. So weird. I'll look into exchanging. . . .

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Calming....no , drying..yes
Purchased

Let's just say, if you need to totally dry out your face, this will do the trick. My skin is acne prone and oily in T-zone, I tried this based on the description of mattifying and treating redness. So, I used small amount only on T-zone one day, and small amount all over my face the next. I am still recovering. I've never had super dry skin, but I now sympathize with those who do. I am on day 4 of trying to heal my angry, red, dry flakiness this caused my skin. It feels like a really bad sunburn and any lotion I try to use burns like fire on my cheeks and sides of nose.
So - yes, the product dries the skin, possibly it will dry up acne as well, but using as a primer, no I won't do that again. I was going to toss it, but may use as a spot treatment for acne. After looking at the back, it does say if redness or dryness occurs to discontinue use...so I don't see how this can "calm redness" in any way whatsoever.

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Purchased

This had all of the qualities I was looking for- anti aging, anti acne and a well-reviewed primer. I tried it for two weeks and my face still felt slick and was shiney. Plus, I did not see any difference in preventing breakouts. I ended up giving it to a friend. The expensive search for a primer for oily skin continues.

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nothing special
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It kinda burned my skin when I wore it, and I don't feel like it did anything for my break outs. It was ok as a primer, but still felt kinda oily.

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Was not satisfied
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I normally do not use products like this so that is the main reason as to why I was not satisfied with the product.

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Not a fan
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Nothing special to me. It seemed like it was tinted in a weird greenish brown that was very strange looking with my foundation over it.

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