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Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer

This little gem is a foolproof way to ensure that your undereye concealer and eyeshadows stay put from morning to night (to late late night). It comes in one surprisingly versatile shade that brightens underneath and above the eye. The lightweight formula blends in easily and won't clog the delicate skin around the eyes.

Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer
4.1 out of 5 stars, based on 980 Reviews 980 Reviews
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This is one of my favorite lid primers. Sometimes I wear it on its own for a natural look

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It's okay.

I've had better, I've had worse. This one is some place in between. For me, it works best if you are not wearing eye makeup for a long time.

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Good Product

I love this eye primer because it makes my eye shadow last a lot longer and look more vibrant

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Good but not the best

It goes on nice and smooth and lasts a pretty long time but not all day. It might be because my skin is on the oily side, but if I apply this + eye shadow in the morning, I do find creases in my eye shadow by evening time. Still lasts much longer than eye shadow alone, though, which means it does what it is supposed to!

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Concealer + Eyeshadow Primer = Genius. Bravo, Benefit!
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I LOVE this primer and concealer magic. It applies so evenly, and feels strong (does that make sense?). I have used eyeshadow primers in the past that have felt watery or just smear around, but this goes on thick, can be blended nicely, and does wonders hiding the dark circles under my eyes. I also use Benefit's Fake Up over it to help brighten up my under-eye area.

I fell asleep last night, before having had the chance to wash my face, and remove my make up, and my eye makeup looks fantastic. Just sayin'. I know it's a beauty faux paus to sleep with makeup on but this was a super cool surprise. I think this means more scrubbing is in store for me.

Seriously, you need this product in your life. I am of light olive complexion, and I bought the light/medium color of Stay, Don't Stray. I think a lighter colors would have worked well too. I don't think it's that big of a deal, with this product, if you don't color match exactly to your skin tone.

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Works well - top and bottom
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I wear concealer under my eye so I needed one that works above and below the eye. this works really well, even in the heat. My eyes stay looking like they did when I first did them.

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So far so good
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Bought this after watching a video on Birchbox on dramatic eyes, as I usually lose even my basic eyeliner about halfway through the day. This seems to be making a difference for basic days; I recently coupled it with benefit push-up liner & mascara for a wedding and had flawless eyes from noon until midnight without having to touch up!

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Best concealer ever!!!
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This concealer blends into my complexion so well and is truly does stay on all day! It blends great under my foundation, you can't even tell I'm wearing concealer!

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Wonderful!
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I was a little hesistant to try this product based on some of the reviews, but I'm glad I did. This product worked great as both a concealer and eyeshadow primer! I didn't dab it on like the instructions said, but swiped it on then used my finger to smooth it out. The trick is not to put it on too thick and let it dry a few minutes before putting on anything over it.

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Not great

This product did not function as an eyeshadow primer. Most primers have a thick consistency. This one was thing and no different than any regular old concealer. I just use it as an under eye concealer because eyeshadow wears off when it is used as a primer.

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