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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
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I was excited to use the primer sample as I have never used primer before in my routine, but actually didn't notice a difference and almost my face more oily.

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Not enough time to try it
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I do have acne, so I am always excited to try products to help. Especially when it is a primer and blemish control in one! However, I am not sure that the sample size was large enough to help me determine if it worked and if I would want to purchase the full size. The primer went on great (it does have that medicine smell to it), and I did feel it held my make-up longer. But, I am not sure that the medicine in it helped control or decrease my acne. Even if the sample was just twice the size so I could use it for a few more weeks to see if I noticed a difference, that would have helped!

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Not flattering
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I received the raspberry color in my box and I hated it. The color was terrible. In order for me to feel like I got the coverage I wanted I had to put it on pretty heavily. That made the already bad color even darker. I looked like I had koolaid all over my lips.

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Not the primer for me.
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I have extremely oily skin. This product, while it says it's "matte," did not leave a matte look to my skin. It also didn't keep my oil under control. I've tried A LOT of primers - this may have been one of my least favorites. Just doesn't work for my skin.

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Overall disappointed
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This product worked well as a primer but that's it. It didn't give a matte appearance but rather made my skin feel more oily and shiny. Won't purchase again

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Smells terrible, won't work on bad acne
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I didn't even use the whole sample of this because I hated the smell so much. Plus, I have hormonal acne that can't be tamed by just a 1% salicylic concentration. Salicyclic acid is just an exfoliator, so those with dry skin might find this a bit harsh after a lot of use. Personally it wouldn't work for me, but maybe it will for someone who only gets a zit every once in a while.

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Not for darker skin
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I have super oily skin so that might be the difference. It left an odd film on my face that felt heavy. I'm sure it does well on lighter less oily complexions

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Dried my face out.
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I tried to use this as a spot primer, on my nose and where I had a few blemishes, and it dried me out. Like flakes. No beuno.

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Not for all skin types
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I didn't like how this felt on my skin, but others may find it effective for under makeup.

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Wanted to Like it...
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I have oily, breakout prone, and very sensitive skin. I was so excited to receive this product in my box, however it was not effective for me. The first problem was immediately after applying it on my face, my face stung pretty badly. The stinging feeling did go away, however this is a huge sign of irritation. I applied my sunscreen and makeup afterwards like usual. I was disappointed with the oily control claim this product has. I do have excessively oily skin and nothing I tried has ever stopped my face from getting shiny within an hour. I will just add this product to the list of not effective products for me. If you have acne prone sking but don't have oily or sensitive skin this product may work for you because it may have some effective acne fighting ingredients.

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