theBalm® cosmetics Put a Lid On It™

This eyelid primer is the Thelma to your eye shadow’s Louise. The velvety formula guarantees that colorful shadows stay bright and smudge-free for hours. Suitable for all skin types and tones, the sheer formula blends in seamlessly and doesn’t leave any kind of residue on your lids.

theBalm® cosmetics Put a Lid On It™
4.2 out of 5 stars, based on 1,298 Reviews 1,298 Reviews
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greasy lids
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I normally use a Nyx primer for my eyeshadow and I find that that stuff dries almost immediately and gives a nice clean, neutral surface for the makeup. I'm still experimenting with this product but initial uses leave my lids a little more moist than I'd prefer which in turn causes my shadow to crease.

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put a lid on it
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The product is good; however, I don't find it to be necessary for my make up routine.

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Still not sure
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I must confess, I've never put much stock in eyelid/eyeshadow primers. I know some people swear by them, but I remain unimpressed. That said, this seems like a good one- smooth and "velvety" (as they so love to advertise) on application. It has kind of a weird, unscented-but-chemically scent, but on my eyelids it doesn't seem to make a difference. My everyday look doesn't include much eyeshadow to speak of, but I'll be trying this primer the next time I go for a more dramatic look.

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could be better
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this product is okay. I already use naked eye primer which works really really good, but when I used put a lid on it, it really didn't work well for me. It is really greasy and eye shadow just smears.

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Good Product
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I tried this product for the very first time after receiving it in my January box. I am not sure if I applied to much of it or not, but when I put my eye shadow on it was difficult to apply and caked up my brushes. Once I got a base shadow on it wasn't so bad. The good thing is that my eye makeup stayed on ALL day...from 9am until 1am....I never needed to reapply or touch up. I was nervous that it would be tough to remove but it came right off with my remover. I would recommend this to women that are on the go or working all day and dont have time to reapply or touch up their makeup.

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Didn't really notice
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I don't wear really heavy or super colorful eyeshadow, so honestly I did not notice a difference. It was an extra step in the make-up process. I will keep the sample on-hand for special occasion make-up that may be a little heavier, but I didn't feel the need for every day use with it.

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Just ok
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While this primer did seem to work, I don't like it as much as the urban decay primer. My eyeshadow didn't last quite as long with this.

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Like it
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Adorable packaging! A little bit of this product goes a long way. Worked well for me!

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Basic Eye Primer
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I've used several other eye primers. This primer didn't work any better or any worse than the primers that I have used in the past. I probably won't purchase this product, because there are others that work just as well and cost less.

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pretty okay
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I didn't particularly like the texture of this product. It seemed a little too watery when i put it on. Also, my eyeshadow only stayed on for a couple hours and then almost completely disappeared.

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