This primer glides on like silk and visibly improves the size and apparent number of my pores! My liquid foundation goes on much more smoothly over it than over my usual moisturizer alone.
That said, this primer does nothing to help my oilslick shine. As to whether it increases the staying power of my makeup, I can't say; most of the time, I mix my foundation with moisturizer to cut down on the time and fuss of application, so I generally get so sheer a wash of color that I just wouldn't be able to notice if it lasted longer or not.
I'm not wedded to this product. When it runs out, I'll definitely try another primer, hopefully something mattifying!
Good over the dry bits on my combo skin. Definitely not the right primer for oily types as it's not what you'd expect from something called a primer. Doesn't noticeably extend makeup wear time but works as well as other silicone based products/moisturizers. Makes foundation smoother and less obvious pores, but it's nit spackle like or thick...
I bought this product when I first heard of primers, it was adequately priced and clear which means I didn't have to worry about skin tone.
However on application, it felt sticky and it was like applying a second skin. It was not lightweight, although it did do an ok job as a primer. Decent product for a decent price.
I picked this up at a discount beauty store near where I live, so I don't know how much it would usually cost but I think I paid about 2.00GBP for it. And I'm glad I did as I literally only used this twice before I had to discard it.
I usually like primers as I find they help to set my makeup and keep it looking fresher for longer on my combination skin. But there was something about this that just didn't agree with me. It was fine when first applied, but once I'd applied my makeup over the top I found that within about an hour it had started to slide and my face looked really shiny. I also started to notice the skin on my cheeks getting redder and hotter and within another hour I had to go wash my face to try and get rid of it completely.
As mentioned above I used it twice, the second time to see if I would have the same experiences. Sadly I did and as a result this swiftly went in the bin. I also noticed a few days later that I had 2-3 large spots on my face, which I can only attribute to having used this as all the other products I'd used weren't new to me.
Also agree that this product is too greasy for my face. It didn't have any effect on how my skin looked, except it did make my foundation stay a bit longer. Still, I would not repurchase and would try another primer.
Waste of money. Smells weird. Does nothing. Feels oily & makes my face feel gross. This wasn't cheap when I bought it. I've tried it out several times. I wanna throw it away and should.
I found this on sale for relatively cheap, and due to my overall good luck with Revlon products, I wanted to believe that this could be good.
Honestly, it just kind of does nothing.
It's not terrible, but it's not great either.
I noticed that my foundation was kind of applying a bit streaky on top of this, I just continued to buff it out until it was smooth.
I think that it does increase the staying power of certain foundations, but as someone with dry skin, almost all primers will do that to some extent with my skin.
I can't imagine oily skinned ladies would enjoy this at all, but I have seen some beaming reviews from combo/oily gals.
I'll continue to use it just to see if there's any way to benefit from this,I really don't want to waste it, but I have several other primers that work way better than this one. Wouldn't repurchase.
I have not purchased this product yet, How ever i have very oily skin and have acne prone skin im 15 yrs old and been wanting a primer but never found one that was REAL cheap, So i came across this on amazon for $3.00 and decided i will try it every reveiw on amazon site was a positive comment but when i went on here there was lots of negative reveiws im looking for a ( matte ) face i wear the color stay revlon foundation lovee it! I do wear a powder over my foundation and just purchased the makeup forever mist & fix but im gonna see how it goes :)
This primer just wasn't right for my skin at all. It made my face appear very oily and shiny and after a few minutes it ended up feeling quite sticky. I also started to break out and my face felt quite itchy which is unusual as I don't have sensitive skin. It made no difference in regards to my foundation either, it lasted the same as it would without the primer. I was expecting it to feel very soft and almost 'velvety' like other primers I have tried but this simply didn't do that. It did the same job as my moisturiser was doing beforehand so I definitely wouldn't purchase this again. If you have dry skin, then this may be suitable, it's all down to personal preference.