Skin Tone: Medium to Dusky
Recently, I purchased quite a few products from Sephora and I am really enjoying using them and every product from my haul was a hit. I am reviewing one such hit product today – Sephora Smoothing primer. Read on to know more about this magic potion.
$15 AUD for 15 ml.
Achieve a prolonged flawless appearance. This primer can be used on the eyes to smooth and enhance wear of eyeshadow. Containing antioxidant-rich vitamins E and A, it protects your skin from sun-caused ageing. It also prevents clogged pores, thus promoting healthy-looking skin. Comes in an airless pump bottle for freshness
Non-comedogenic formula. Paraben-free.
Water, Isododecane, Glycerin, Dimethicone/Bis-Isobutyl Ppg-20 Crosspolyme, Polyacrylamide,Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Phenoxyethanol, Mica,C13-14 Isoparaffin, Palmitoyl Proline, Alcohol, Magnesium Palmitoyl Glutamate, Silica, Sodium Palmitoyl Sarcosinate, Laureth-7, Acmella Oleracea Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tribehenin, Retinyl Palmitate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Ceramide 2,Peg-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Lactic Acid, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide.
My Experience with Sephora Smoothing Primer:
A makeup primer is one of the most important products in a girl’s vanity. I previously only applied moisturizer and sunscreen before my makeup, but when I saw that my makeup was melting down in a few hours, I seriously started to understand the importance of using a primer and its role in keeping makeup with all our heart and soul in place 😛
I had previously used Rimmel Stay Matte Primer and loved it, but when I visited Sephora, I saw this small beautiful jar sitting in the aisle. I quickly gave it a try and was very happy and grabbed it.
This primer comes in a small, see-through glass jar, with a plastic cap and a pump dispenser. The packaging is adorable, the pump dispenser makes it easy to take the desired amount of the product. The see-through jar makes it easier to keep track of the amount of product unlike other primers which come tube packaging.
The primer has a soft, transparent gel consistency. When applied on to the skin, it absorbs immediately into the skin and doesn’t feel sticky. It feels very light and smooth. On the skin, it transforms into a gorgeous, silky finish which makes your skin feel super smooth and velvety, creating an excellent base for makeup to slide on, holding it in place all day long.
This primer can also be used on the eyelids and that’s really great. My foundation glides on smoothly and remains intact for many hours. It smoothes out the skin and provides a mattifying effect. This primer controls oil from seeping up to an extent and I am not very sure whether it’s good for extremely oily skin as I do not have that kind of skin type. It does minimizes small pores, but does nothing for larger pores. It does not cause any breakouts on the skin.
Initially, I thought that this product is pricey considering the small bottle, but a little goes a long way, so it will definitely last longer. This primer does its job well and helps me in achieving flawless makeup that lasts throughout the day.
Pros of Sephora Smoothing Primer:
- Good packaging, pump dispenser.
- Mattifies skin.
- Smoothes out skin.
- Makes makeup last longer.
- Minimises small pores.
- Controls oil.
- Does not contain parabens.
Cons of Sephora Smoothing Primer:
- May not minimize larger pores.
Would I Repurchase/Recommend Sephora Smoothing Primer?
Yes to both, it is an good product will surely recommend it.
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