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jane iredale Smooth Affair® Facial Primer & Brightener

The secret to the “no makeup” look often involves, well, a lot of makeup. But thanks to this one-and-done multitasking primer, our days of layering product over product are over. Packed with ultranourishing ingredients (think: grapefruit, apple, and antioxidant white tea) as well as soothing royal jelly, this lightweight primer doesn’t just love your skin—it adores it. Beyond smoothing your complexion and minimizing the look of pores and wrinkles, it also provides intense hydration and anti-aging benefits, leaving skin naturally luminous. If you’re going for a more dramatic evening look, it creates a smooth canvas to help makeup apply more evenly and last longer.

jane iredale Smooth Affair® Facial Primer & Brightener
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Whoah. A primer that actually works!!!!
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Most primers I've used- and I've used all sorts of Mac primers, Smashbox, Benefit, you name it, just don't do the job so well. Sure they make my skin smooth but my foundation? It just sits on top, not absorbing, eventually rubbing off or settling into undesirable areas. It was getting frustrating; I just wanted a friggin' primer to work! Enter this Jane Irdale primer; immediately upon putting it on my skin I noticed it actually absorbed, instead of sat on the surface. Yet it had the effect of making my skin smooth. I was able to put on my foundation- have it set- and it had a healthy glow, despite me just waking up and not feeling well. Now its 10 hours later and my foundation is still on- maybe not as much and not covering my blemishes, but its there. Im still amazed at how it absorbed into my skin instead of sitting on top like a layer of silicone. I highly recommend this for those sick of the typical primers that do nothing but end up failing at their job .

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Good primer but NOT hydrating like it claims
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I tend to have dry skin and was excited at the prospect of a primer that "provides intense hydration". While I certainly saw an improvement in how long my make-up stayed on throughout the day, after 3 days of using the product, I noticed my skin was visible much dryer... especially around my eyes. This accentuated my wrinkles- not minimized them. [And yes, I mixed the primer with my moisturizer before application, just as the directions state should be done. But- the product was still very drying to my skin.]

So- this product may be good for those with young skin or skin that tends to be a bit oily... but if you're over 40 or you tend to have dry skin- this product is NOT a good choice.

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Love it
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Like it so much it's become a permanent addition to my routine

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Great brand
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You can’t go wrong with Jane Iredale! Lightweight, great smelling product.

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Light layer

Nice and light, with slight grapefruit fragrance. Moisturizes nicely and adds a light glow.

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Great
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This is a great product that is multitasking makeup with skincare benefits

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Mix with cc cream
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I didn't realize this was a primer until I started the review. I have been mixing a few drops in my cc cream and it works great that way. Makes my skin look more natural.

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Sticky!

I did not love the texture of this product- thick and sticky, but held makeup in place and was very moisturizing.

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This product is great! I’ve never heard of it Before but I’m glad I know now

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Wish I could give it 10 stars

Literally my favorite product I’ve recieved so far. I’ve always struggled with finding a good primer ( I’ve tried to many to count) and this takes the cake! Couldn’t be happier I found this! My skin is flawlesss!

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