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Today, I have decided to review “The Body Shop Pearl Radiance Primer.” Its from their limited edition “Cruelty Free Makeup Range” and promoted by their activist Lily Cole. I bought this primer a few weeks ago when I happened to drop by The Body Shop outlet to replenish my stock of body butter and scrub. I came out with a lot more than what was on my mind. I know this happens with lots of us, especially with us women whereas men tend to forget what they were out to purchase and return empty handed. Now, here is the primer for all lovely beauties out there.
Rs. 1895 for 15 ml.
It comes in a see-through cylinder approximately 11 cm long with a bright pink cap. The black and pink combination is what attracts you in the first place and stands out in the entire makeup section of The Body Shop. The cap opens to reveal a pump with a small nozzle through which the primer comes out. You need to press down the pump as in case of deodorants or perfumes to release the content.
The see-through glass section contains numerous miniature pearls in light pink color. These appear to be solid but come out in a liquid form when pressed. The primer is of the same color as the beads and has a thick texture. When applied, it tends to give a curdled look, but eventually smoothens to give an absolutely flawless finish. You can also see the presence of slight mineral particles that provide a subtle glow and sheen. It gets absorbed quickly, and is not at all heavy. My skin feels illuminated and radiant.
Perfect and illuminate your complexion with this pearlescent make-up base. It gets its shimmer from mineral mica. It’s limited edition so don’t miss out. Catch it while you can.
• Adds radiance.
• Use before foundation or alone.
• Dermatologically tested.
• Gives a flawless finish.
How To Use:
Pump the applicator a few times to release a pea-sized amount of primer. Using a brush or fingers, apply primer to the face in circular movements and smooth in well. Initially a water like liquid comes out after which the primer is released hence you need to pump it a few times, but later only one press is enough.
Here is a swatch of the product on my forefinger. You can see the mineral effect on them.
The list of ingredients as available on the back flap of the product:
Pros of The Body Shop Lily Cole Pearl Radiance Primer:
- Smart and attractive packaging.
- Small size makes it easy to carry around, travel friendly.
- The pump applicator releases only a small amount avoiding wastage.
- Only a pea-sized amount is enough to cover the entire face and neck area.
- Gets absorbed quickly and gives a flawless finish.
- Skin appears illuminated and radiant.
- Application of foundation or compact becomes easier.
- Very light.
- From Body Shop’s “Cruelty Free Makeup Range.”
Cons of The Body Shop Lily Cole Pearl Radiance Primer:
- Pretty expensive.
I am unable to find any other cons in this product other than the price. The product is really good and I am for once impressed with something from The Body Shop makeup range. Would suggest everyone to give it a go and feel radiant.
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