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Benefit Cosmetics Air Patrol BB Cream Eyelid Primer

Between sun exposure, pollution, and eye makeup, we put our eyes through a lot—and hiding behind sunglasses isn’t the solution. This is: a BB cream eyelid primer that protects, primes, and color corrects lids. It keeps delicate skin nourished and provides a smooth base for makeup—thanks to its patented CushionCalm™ applicator tip. The cream is also formulated with SPF 20 and a potent EnviroDefend complex that delivers serious eyelid defense against environmental stressors.

Benefit Cosmetics Air Patrol BB Cream Eyelid Primer
4.1 out of 5 stars, based on 304 Reviews 304 Reviews
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Creased terribly even on normal-oily lids
Purchased

Most primers make my lids dry, but my eyelids always get oily and shadow creases without. I thought this would be perfect because it claimed to provide hydration. It felt nice upon application (not drying), but after about 6 hours, my eyeshadow was creased terribly, almost as if I had forgotten primer entirely. I've used several brands of eyeshadow primer, and I've never had one that didn't work, until this one. I tried applying the primer more thinly and more thickly on subsequent days, but the product creased regardless. I even tried setting it with a powder before applying shadow, but still the creasing occurred. I wish this product was effective because the packaging is adorable, and I enjoyed using it!

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Eye irritant
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Although benefit makes great products it need to stay away from my eyes in general. I have come to this conclusion after multiple uses and repeated attempts to use there products around my eyes. I am a contact wearer and I'm not sure if that is the case. I do however find that most of their products leave my eyes irritated

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Ouch
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I have sensitive skin and while I love the idea of this product it made both my skin and eyes burn. I should have tested a patch first but I haven't had trouble with other benefit products....point is, watch out if your skin is sensitive!

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Doesn't Stay All Day

It's nice that this primer has an SPF but it honestly doesn't work. By mid day my shadow and liner were halfway down my face. I returned this soon after purchase.

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Not for eyeliner
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My purpose for purchasing this eyelid primer was to keep my eyeliner from traveling up above my eyelid. This product does not work for me. I tried for a few days, a few different ways (liquid and pencil liner), and my eyeliner kept moving up my eyelid. Would not recommend anyone purchase this product for this purpose.

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Wish I had not ordered it
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I was really excited to try this product since I wanted to see if using a primer would make a noticeable difference and usually love all Benefit products but not this one! First of all the packaging. Yes, the tube tip is soft but it is hard to control the amount of product it dispenses. It's either not enough or too much. Secondly, the color of this cream is hideous, it's got a very distinct yellow tone. Thirdly, sometimes when you put it on, maybe because it was sitting on the tip of the applicator, it cakes on your lid and does not spread! Wish I had saved my points and my money.

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Not impressed. Cheap product/brand line

To be honest benefit products always fall below the average line. They are cheaply made and never achieve the effect they are made for. Air patrol was no exception. The packaging is cute on everything they make. The product quality is terrible.

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Almost loved it

This has a great texture and evened out the tone on my lids but did nothing to hold my shadow in place. I had major creases and most of my shadow wore off.

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DOES NOT WORK

I would not buy this....
Pros: Smooth rich texture, goes on nicely. Nice light color for under your eye shadow...

Cons: Did not hold my eye shadow at all! After a couple of hours there were definant creases in my shaddow. Normally I use a Mac paint and I LOVE it! This is too thin. I tried using more the second time and then it kind of gunked up between the shaddow and the cream.

It dont have greasy eye lids, it just did not hold. I think I'll stick with my paint. Maybe they shouldnt have tried to mix Primer and BB Cream...

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I HATED THIS PRODUCT

This product made my eyes feel slimy and sticky. I wanted to wash my face immediately, but decided to keep with my makeup application as I figured the eyeshadow would make it feel better and it would sink in. It did not even my skin tone. It did not make my eyeshadow last and my eyelids felt disgusting all day. Big disappointment.

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