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An ace beauty primer is an essential beauty investment that will pay off in dividends. Our current fave is this innovative stick primer from the experts at Benefit. The easy-to-use applicator glides directly onto skin and leaves behind a nifty gel that grabs on to and locks your makeup. Even more miraculous, the longlasting formula stays put for an awe-inspiring 15 hours.
I have great skin, ivory, no major problems. I was so excited about this product. However, when applied it's it feels like a mask. Offers no type of coverage, so when I apply the smallest amount of foundation. The product clumps together. I have never been more disappointed. I'm hoping the dry winter months to come will help the product work better. Otherwise it's a waste of money.2
I read all the reviews and was super excited about this primer. I used it as how everyone has recommended but after a couple of hours I feel that I have more oil on my face than before! Is this normal???? This product says for all types of skin but maybe not right for my oily skin.
I have also noticed an increased amount of pimples now on my forehead that I used to not have and a couple on my cheeks so I'm thinking my face just does not like this product!
I wish I liked this product more, but I prefer primers that are more moisturizing and fill in your pores. This formula was kind of waxy and my makeup seemed to just stick to the primer...it made it hard to blend and my face looked streaky where the primer was applied. It could be because I use tinted moisturizer instead of foundation. The stick formula is a good idea in theory, but in my opinion it doesn't make a great primer.2
This primer is amazing, but is nothing like a normal primer lotion. The consistency is hard and waxy - kind of like a giant tube of lip balm. It goes on very sheer but provides a fantastic base for foundation. When using this primer before applying foundation, I get better coverage and only need half the amount.5
At first I used way too much of this and found it made my oily skin greasy. So a little goes a long way!!! But I must say, now that im usung it the right way, it really makes my skin look flawless and lasts a LONG time!!! (Even on my oily skin!!) LOVE!!5
Love this product so much. Use it all the time. It's so smooth and looks literally flawless. It's a must have product!5
This primer really is the best! It lasts all day and is not greasy on the skin! Application is easy and it doesn't take a lot to get what you need.
I've been using the primer for about a week now. I purchased it to go along with the Hello Flawless Oxygen foundation, and am really happy with the pairing.
And it's fun to have a new cute item for my make-up too.
I got a card telling me about this in my July box, along with a sample of the Benefit foundation, I loved the foundation and went out to buy it, while I was out getting the foundation they had a tester for the 15-hour primer. I ended up buying it, and I use it everyday.4
I was surprised to only read of one other person having the same disappointing experience I did with this primer. While the product itself applies nicely, trying to apply foundation on top of this primer is disastrous! Problems included smearing, clumping, pilling- and this was WITH using the recommended Hello Flawless Foundation. I have a few Benefit products that I adore, but this primer left my foundation a far cry from flawless, let alone for 15 hours.1