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on 1/12/2016 4:45:00 PM
More reviews by hgilbert57
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
DEFINITELY!! I WILL BUY THIS AGAIN AND AM VERY VERY PLEASED!! A++++(once I compare this to mercier, I will update this to a 5 star if it is a better product despite her prices... and I really really really did not want to pay the amount of money for such a small amount of LM's product so.... the date is 1.12.16; I will update once I receive LM and list the date again ;-) )I have poor skin texture and have struggled with this for some time (hubby says I don't but hey lol) Total honesty-- this product is the best I have found so far; I bought champagne and it truly brightens my skin (large pores etc.) and makes my skin feel like satin! I don't think there is a product out there that will make ANYONE'S skin 'flawless' but I never feel comfortable without at least a touch of base here and there b/c of my complexion. I bought this and Laura Mercia with a lot of hope b/c I have tried A LOT of primers from smashbox to rimmel to NP, all of which do 'something' to help. I have yet to compare this to the 'famous' mercia primer but I am beyond pleased with this product. Word to the wise: I tested this on my most problematic part first. The product felt 'wet' at first, which I was a little surprised about but I waited a few minutes and trust me when I say, "give this a chance to set!", b/c after a few minutes your skin will feel like satin and be smooth! Other primers I've tried either feel 'satiny' or on the sticky side... I imagine they are meant for different types of foundation either way I have not been impressed with many and have stuck with Too faced and NP, using TFPAP for the essential primer and NP for an under-glow; yet it's still a bit of an effort to use both to achieve the effect I need b/c of the different textures... a bit of a feat to do sadly. HOWEVER!! using the spackle in champagne--even after reading the numerous average reviews I have to say that as a makeup artist, this achieves a radiant effect with almost no effort! Suffice to say, I am happy and will purchase this product again. As to the negative and average reviews I read I have purchased almost every primer save Lg spackle and Merier's ... I know I know Mercier is raved but I am always cost effective and it has taken a lot of the reviews on here for me to even put out the cash for her product as I am not exactly a cult follower... BUT I have purchased her primer in radiance and will absolutely compare both of these products as I have held out simply b/c of the reviews and the cult following of Mercier products lol. ALSO -- I only used a tiny drop of this product and it comes in a generous amount! So knowing LM is IMHO costly for the amount of product, I will be comparing LG to LM in quality simply bc it's just not worth the effort of messing with products that are cost effective but lacking... but that is just me--I'd rather save and purchase a product that does the job than buy an inferior product ... so DEFINITELY!! I WILL BUY THIS AGAIN AND AM VERY VERY PLEASED!! A++++ (I've tried a LOT of primers lol)1.19.16 updated to 5 after using LM's primer and was beyond disappointed...
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 12/17/2015 5:51:00 PM
More reviews by Lbr88
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Pros: It has a light, watery feeling texture which I like better than heavy silicone products. It does help with foundations that are too matte. Never noticed any breakouts related to this, but I don't wear it that much. Cons: My makeup seemed to last the same amount of time, not sure it did much on the pore filling front, I think it is expensive. I usually get this in kits. I don't think that it would do much for oily skin at all. For normal or dry skin it provides a smooth canvas for application, but if you are really dry you will need a moisturizer. Most days my Paula's choice sunscreen acts as my primer so I don't use it often.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 8/5/2015 3:13:00 PM
More reviews by benthe
I purchased a kit at Ulta, because I mainly wanted the Balance and brighten powder. Well I have been using this Spackle for a week and I have about 3 pimples on my face!!! So after reading that others are experiencing break outs as well, I will Discontinue use!! I love my Garnier 5 second blur a lot more!!!
on 6/13/2015 2:11:00 AM
More reviews by why1981
Skin: Very Oily, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Product made me break out. Tiny little bumps on my jaw line and sides of my face. Will be returning.
on 4/25/2015 9:37:00 AM
More reviews by katpower
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
My mom got a sample of this and gave it to me as she only uses one kind of primer and won't change for anything. Not sure if it was a bad or old batch because it seems some what thick and many other reviews indicate that it's watery, hmmmm. Anyhow, used it for the first time the other day and found that it turned "tacky" on my skin after a short time. i was out and couldn't wait to get home to wash my face! I actually started wiping my makeup off with a napkin. Anyhow, to top it off my,chin is broken out! I never breakout and this was the only new item I used.
on 3/10/2015 10:43:00 AM
More reviews by BarefootedALIEN
It makes my skin feel smooth, but other than that, what a waste! It does not make my makeup last longer. I've tried it under numerous foundations to no avail. I only use it when I accidentally have used too much makeup and look cakey. When I do that, then it helps smooth out the cakiness, but that's not worth keeping because I can use aloe vera for that. If you want a good primer, try Mary Kay or Urban Decay.
on 2/4/2015 7:24:00 AM
More reviews by alison_k
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I received this in a recent set from QVC. I know this is meant to be one of Laura Geller’s star products, but I just can’t see the big deal about this or primers in general. This is a gel-like liquid which was easy to spread on my skin, and did seem to sink in quickly when applied. My makeup went on normally over the top of this, I didn’t need to blend more like I have to do with some primers. However, this made absolutely no difference to my makeup. I test out a lot of different products every day and my current BB cream (which doesn’t last and I wouldn’t buy again) had still vanished off my nose and chin by midday. It didn’t make my skin more matte or more shiny, it just did nothing. This primer made no difference to whether my makeup settled into my fine lines, and basically all it did do was add an extra unnecessary step to my morning routine. I noticed that there is a new Spackle with SPF 30 which is much more beneficial to skin (the original Spackle has no SPF) so I might give that a try, but I wouldn’t buy this one again and don’t recommend.
on 11/5/2014 2:09:00 AM
More reviews by aeriekah
Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
Loving this primer very much. Been a Monistat Chaffing Gel (MCG) user for a couple years now and was never really impressed because my foundation didnt last that long. This is how I imagine a primer to be. The type that sinks in easily and dries (gets tacky for lack of a better word similar to what happens when you apply eyelid primer and rub it in). I think foundation never held up well with the MCG is because of the silicone which has slip to it and if you have foundation and a base that slips then well you foundation will move around and does not last as long. This might be my new HG.
on 9/29/2014 7:18:00 PM
More reviews by yjanney
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
Just OK. It's an unscented gel that doesn't leave a white cast on my face. However, it seemed too moisturizing for my skin - I got oily and my makeup slid off my face. Won't be buying again...
on 8/18/2014 4:10:00 PM
More reviews by upinspace
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Wavy, Medium
I have the clear formula, and having dry skin I really really like this primer. It helps my foundation glide on and blend seamlessly.It acts as a double up moisturizer for me, it also gives my foundations and skin a beautiful glowy/dewy look that I prefer. It doesn't do much for making my foundation last longer, but I don't have problems in that area anyways. I have a 2 ounce container of this, and its lasted me about 2 years. Its about halfway gone, its great. I don't think I'd reccomend to people with oily skin.
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