Benefit That Gal' Brightening Face Primer

This primer is good for more than just keeping our foundation going strong. Loaded with light-reflecting pigments, the dual-purpose formula creates a luminous base layer that can be worn alone or under makeup. We like to reapply it throughout the day to crank up the skin-brightening effect.

Benefit That Gal' Brightening Face Primer
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Smells nice, that's about it

This is a useless product in my opinion. It does not seem to function as an effective primer, or give my skin any glow. It does have a nice berry scent, and does initially feel cooling. However, I cannot find any "Benefit" to using this, and I regret spending $29.00 on it.

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I like the smell, but that's about it. It doesn't do much besides make my skin look oily. I was hoping it would set my makeup better.

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doesn't do much

I honestly can't tell the difference between using this and not using it. Maybe my makeup stayed on a little better, but for the most part it was like not using a primer at all, and it definitely isn't formulated for oily skin.

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Not a great primer

I loved the smell and feel of this product so I purchased it intending to use it as a primer. I honestly did not see any better results when I used this under my foundation as opposed to just using foundation. I've read other reviews that people like wearing only this product so it may be better when worn alone.

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Overhyped

I used this primer for a few weeks and didn't notice any brightening at all. It also made my skin feel sticky on warmer days - not cool. Buy a Smashbox primer and save your money.

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Brightening

This was the first primer that I have ever used and I loved it!! It was brightening and it removed the redness that I had on my skin. However, I realized that if you put too much, it can be a tad bit oily.

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Too Pink

Personally, I don't use compact or concealer because my skin is pretty clear. So I put on this product on my face using a standard moisturizer first, then the product. Once on, my skin it felt extra soft (felt extra moisturized) but it was too pink for my face. If you're going to use this, I recommended it for just highlighting one's cheeks.

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Not for oily skin

I like this as a basic primer but considering I have a ridiculously shiny face I can't use this. Good for a few hours though

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Lots of Shimmer

Benefit's luminizers are full of shimmer. Love this for a night out and looks good on many shades of skin, but would never wear this to work.

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Mix with Porefessional for an added oomph

This brightening primer is perfect for light coverage when mixed with Porefessional. I like to re-apply if I am feeling less than luminous.

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