Nowadays, there seem to be about as many primers as there are recipes for chocolate chip cookies. Alison Raffaele’s Face Forward Primer, though, is anything but cookie-cutter. It comes in two formulas: Acne Response and Age Response. Age Response helps create a more youthful, wrinkle-free appearance, while Acne Response zaps existing breakouts and wards off future ones. Both have SPF 15 and contain the exclusive Frutta di VitaTM antioxidant complex, which repairs and protects skin.
How it Works
A vegetable-derived hexapeptide in Age Response ups the body’s production of collagen and elastin. Acne Response contains an antimicrobial peptide that prevents acne bacteria from forming and also serves as an anti-inflammatory to help eliminate existing breakouts faster. Frutta di VitaTM consists of pomegranate, goji berry, and resveratrol, which are rich in vitamin C and beta carotene—together they minimize the appearance of age and sun spots, bolster the synthesis of collagen and elastin, create a more even skin tone, and help heal existing skin damage.
How to Use
After washing and drying face and applying face cream, massage a thin layer into skin with fingers. Follow with foundation and makeup as usual.
Acne Reponse: Cyclopentasiloxane, isododecane, polysilicone-11, dimethicone, polymethylsilsesquioxane, dimethylacrylamide/acrylic acid/polystyrene ethyl methacrylate co-polymer, pet-10 dimethicone, caprylyl glycol, water (aqua), lycium barbarum (goji berry) fruit extract, punica granatum (pomagranate) extract, resveratrol, polyglyceryl-4-isostearate, hexyl laurate, butylene glycol, stearic acid, oligopeptide-10, alumina, ethoxydiglycol
Age Response: Cyclopentasiloxane, isododecane, polysilicone-11, polymethylsilsesquioxane, castor oil bis-hydroxypropyl dimethicone esters, dimethylacrylamide/acrylic acid/polystyrene ethyl methacrylate co-polymer, pet-10 dimethicone, caprylyl glycol, hexyl laurate, polyglyceryl-4-isostearate, water (aqua), lycium barbarum (goji berry) fruit extract, punica granatum (pomagranate) extract, resveratrol, butylene glycol, stearic acid, palmitoyl hexapeptide-6, alumina, dimethyl isosorbide