By Vijeta N.
Not always it happens that we come across a product and stick with it forever. Cosmetics is such a fast paced industry, and as the options are increasing everywhere, it is very likely that we move on to others, thereby forgetting the old ones. The product I’m reviewing today is one such product, which has stayed with me for over two years. I have finished using one bottle and, I don’t intend to remove it from my vanity in the near future. Today’s review is all about Bodyography Veil Foundation Primer in the shade Neutral. Let me justify my extreme liking for the product in the review ahead.
Price: Rs. 1865/- for 30 gms
In response to the requests of many makeup artist, our Foundation Primer is now available in the original clear, bronzing and shimmer formulas, and 3 color correcting formulas.
• Extends wear of foundation
• Won’t irritate sensitive skin
• Over time, aides in evening out skin tone
Cyclopentasiloxane, DimethiconeCrosspolymer, Cyclomethicone (Pentamer), +/- CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), +/- Mica (CI 77019), Caprylyl Glycol, +/- Biotite, Perfume – Lavender Fields S12-63161, CarthamusTinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, SimmondsiaChinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, VitisVinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Retinol, PrunusAmygdalusDulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, EthylhexylMethoxycinnamate, Homosalate, +/- PrunusArmeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, ChamomillaRecutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, MelaleucaAlternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Extract, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Tribehenin, Ceramide 2, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, PalmitoylOligopeptide, +/- CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), +/- CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), +/- CI 77491 (Red / Brown Iron Oxide) (Pigment red 101), +/- CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), +/- CI 77007 (Ultramarine Blue), +/- CI 77492 (Yellow Iron Oxide), +/- CI 77499 (Black Iron Oxide), Linalool
My Experience with Bodyography Veil Foundation Primer – Neutral:
I was in quest of a good primer, which would conceal my ugly pores and rough nose. I tried primers from MAC, Inglot, Benefit, Colorbar and what not! But, nothing gave me results, which I wanted. I was at beauty centre in Bandra, Mumbai one day (this was my regular relaxation place after a hard day at work) and, I happened to try Bodyography Veil Primer in the shades green, clear and neutral. I instantly liked the shade “neutral” but, it was out of stock. I revisited that place many times but kept going back empty handed for about 2 months. At last, they had it in stock and, I picked up my life saver product.
Other than using it as a primer, the product can be used by itself alone. It smoothens and brightens the face in one go. This primer is as good as a BB cream. I feel it’s unfair to call it just a primer because it does much more to the skin. It comes with a pump, so it’s always easy to get the product as much as I need without spoiling my hands or dipping my fingers into the bottle.
Two pumps are enough for the entire face. It’s a pleasure to touch this primer as it makes my hands and face super smooth. It provides a velvety matte finish to my skin. A little compact powder on the face will add on to the coverage. It is my stand-alone office wear product. Well for occasions, I put my foundation over it, and my makeup stays intact for over 8 hours.
I tried to go back to one of my other primers to save this one for special occasions, but nothing worked. The best part about this primer is, it has a noticeable tint of its own so, you tend to use less foundation over it. They have recently changed the packaging of the product for better. Now, losing the cap is no more a worry.
My mother is not a makeup lover and, she has never applied even a tinted lip balm in her life, she also loves this product, and keeps asking me from where she can buy it as she is also about to finish her first bottle.
Pros of Bodyography Veil Foundation Primer – Neutral:
- Contains Dermazyl; provides anti-aging benefits.
- Contains vitamins A, E, green tea and grape seed extracts to nourish and protect your skin.
- Conceals dark spots and circles and uneven skin tone.
- Instantly brightens and smoothens the face.
- A little goes a long way.
- No irritating smell.
Cons of Bodyography Veil Foundation Primer – Neutral:
- Pricey (I found the price little steep for a Primer).
- Less availability in India.
Will I Recommend/Repurchase Bodyography Veil Foundation Primer – Neutral?
Yes. Highly recommended! I will buy this over and over again.
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