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Product Description by Pixi:
Miracle-in-a-tube primer smoothes out fine lines & hydrates while making pores instantly disappear. “This is such a light weight primer I feel like my skin is naked! Yet the formulation is the most effective to keep lines to a minimum, pores become invisible and no need for powder to absorb excess shine. I also love to apply this on top of makeup during the day to even-out skin and refresh my makeup.” -Petra Strand.
What it is formulated to do:
Primer creates a seamless, silky canvas with a beautiful no-shine, cashmere finish. The formula’s skin-loving ingredients clear and unblock pores to allow for utterly flawless, long-lasting makeup application. It is the perfect skin primer for all complexions and all skin types.
• Pore minimizing.
• Shine controlling.
• Oil free.
• For all skin types.
Beneficial Ingredients and what they do:
1. Willow Bark gives natural shine control.
2. Salicylic Acid clears and unblocks pores.
3. Shea Butter to nourish the skin.
4. Titanium Dioxide protects the skin’s surface.
5. Enantia Chlorantha bark is medicinal & anti-viral.
Tips and Tricks:
Apply a coin-size amount all over face moving outward and upward prior to applying makeup. Can also apply over makeup during the day to even skin tone and refresh look.
Water, Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cyclopentasiloxane, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Titanium Dioxide, Stearyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Phytosterol, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Poe-20 Soy Sterol, Oleanolic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Silica, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Salicylic Acid, Hexylene Glycol, Methylisothiazolinone, Iron Oxides.
28 $ (Around INR 1485 ) for a quantity of 30 ml/1.01fl.oz.
The primer comes in a neat, convenient-to-use, light green colour, plastic-squeezy tube with a screw-off cap. (The regular 30 ML tube has almost similar packaging, just that it comes with a nozzle dispenser on top). This primer I have is half the original quantity as it was a part of the Pixi Makeup Kit that I had bought. I find this tube great for travel. I so badly wish we could get all the cosmetics in this world in whatever size/quantity we would like to buy, sigh :-/ , some wishful thinking !!!
My Experience with Pixi Flawless and Poreless Primer:
The primer is slightly tinted (light pink-skin tone) and just faintly clears out the complexion and gives a fresh look to the face on application. It has a soft, creamy consistency and is quite lightweight. It spreads easily, evenly and absorbs quickly into the skin without much effort. It has a faint smell which just vanishes within a minute or so of application and nothing that stays on and bothers me.
On immediate application, I notice that it makes my skin soft, supple and slippery; thereby making my foundation application a cake walk. It has slight hydrating properties too, which goes along well with my combination skin (I use it majorly on my cheeks and skip my oily T-zone). It gives a nice, dewy finish to makeup which I like in winters.
About “reducing the pore size” claim, I would say it does an average job. It does make my pores look better, but does not give me that poreless canvas which my HG primer provides.
I don’t think it’s the kind of primer which improves staying power of makeup. My makeup stays fresh for the same time with this as it would even without a primer.
While the primer claims it is good for all skin types; with my experience, I would say that this could be a good primer for dry-normal-combination skin, but not for problematic/oily skin with enlarged pores.
I am personally pretty much satisfied with wearing this in winters when my skin is not really oily. I would wear this during the day or before my routine daytime makeup. The formula is not very high on chemicals and I am least bothered about my skin when I apply this (unlike some primers). Also, this is definitely going with me on my travels because of its compact size.
Overall, it’s a decent one, but not something that I would highly recommend or repurchase.
Pros of Pixi Flawless and Poreless Primer:
- Soft, creamy formula.
- Spreads easily on the skin.
- Foundation glides easily over this.
- Absorbs quickly.
- Mild fragrance.
- Gives a dewy finish to makeup.
- Contains hydrating properties.
- Decent, cute, neat packaging.
- It is oil free and hypoallergenic.
- Never broke me out.
- Does not contain parabens.
- Contains natural ingredients and is not very high on chemicals.
Cons of Pixi Flawless and Poreless Primer:
- Does not do a great job on reducing pore size.
- Not apt for oily skin.
- Does not extend makeup wear.
2.95 on 5 :-* :-* :-*
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