On one of my shopping sprees, I came across this cute little bottle and I just couldn’t resist myself from buying it. The packaging as well as the contents looked quite attractive and hence I ended up picking it. Read on to find out more about NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer.
Inspired by honey’s golden glow, we developed a primer that neutralizes the appearance of discoloration and redness. Our innovative light reflective gold flecks create a luminous look that will help keep your skin looking radiant all day.
My Experience with NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer:
Packaging: This product comes in a gorgeous glass bottle with a golden screw on cap. It has a spatula-like applicator which I personally do not find very practical. The product does not have a consistency as thick as to stick to the spatula and hence the application becomes slightly messy. They could have easily packaged this product with a pump.
Consistency/Finish/Coverage: This primer has a very light gold color and has visible gold flecks suspended in it. The texture is slightly sticky and reminds me of watered-down honey, which by the way is one of the primary ingredients in this product. Honestly, this product doesn’t look like a primer to me at all and is closer to a serum in its texture.
The primer gets absorbed pretty easily. I was a bit apprehensive initially about the gold flakes but they turned out to be neither a pro nor a con. They did not seem to add any extra brightness and disappeared post application.
The primer does leave behind a slightly sticky feeling. It sets gradually to a dewy finish. I am more used to matte finish primers and hence not totally impressed.
Moreover, I don’t think this primer makes any visible difference to my skin as such. It doesn’t hide any imperfections or pores like a regular silicone primer.
To summarize, this product does not exactly look or behave like a regular primer plus it is quite pricey at 17 dollars. Maybe NYX should repackage and re-market it as a serum. In its current form, it is best avoided.
Pros of NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer:
- Gorgeous packaging.
- Good for skin ingredients like honey and collagen.
- Dewy finish.
- Gets absorbed easily.
Cons of NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer:
- Does not function as a primer.
- Feels slightly sticky.
- Gold flakes do not add any extra radiance.
- Spatula applicator is a bit messy.
Would I Repurchase NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer?
No, I would not repurchase or recommend this primer.
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