Benefit That Gal

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
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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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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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Benefit that Gal
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This product is okay. Goes on a little pinkish when I was looking for more of a golden glow like the BB glow product.

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Just okay

Of all the primers I've tried this one is just okay. I don't think my foundation lasted any longer than it usually would and I definitely wouldn't wear it alone.

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A smooth and soothing primer
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I'm usually on the fence about the necessity and effectiveness of primer, but after some time away from using That Gal I've added it back to my daily routine. Benefit's formula is soothing--almost cooling!--on the skin, and creates a great palette for your day's makeup.

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Nice brightening primer that does the job
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This primer has a lovely creamy berry scent that is very pleasant and isn't overpowering at all. It's a pleasure to apply! I use it to brighten up under my eyes before applying make up. I wouldn't say it's life-changing stuff, but it's nice to have.

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