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on 5/2/2015 5:47:00 PM
More reviews by mistikmajik
Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
This primer smooths out my uneven skin tone, blurs blemishes a tiny bit, and gives your face an allover matte glow. Rather than wearing foundation, I'll just wear this primer all of my face and dot on concealer in problem areas. the primer does a surprising amount of oil control for my combination skin which is awesome, but it doesn't cover flakes very well so I'd recommend a good moisturizer to smooth out any dry skin beforehand.it does tint your skin whiter when you apply it but this wears off after an hour. this is definitely my HG face makeup product, and I've stopped wearing foundation/tinted moisturizer :3
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 4/4/2015 11:35:00 AM
More reviews by ega2208
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Very Oily, Olive, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
It did nothing to me. Meh. Such a $15 waste.
on 3/18/2015 2:57:00 PM
More reviews by zombiesoph
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Other
Unfortunately this stuff did nothing for me! It feels nice when I'm applying it, but, upon closer inspection I noticed that there were white bits peeling off on certain parts of my face. Also, it made my foundation patchy and flake like crazy. The packaging is decent and I like how it comes with a pump so there isn't too much product spilling out. However, it didn't seem to minimize my pores and just made my make-up look cakey and awful, personally I think this is a waste of £11.99.
on 2/24/2015 10:29:00 PM
More reviews by Mandaaalynne
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I bought this with the photoready foundation, which I really like. I hate this primer for several reasons:1. Smell. It has a very odd smell and I had to avoid smelling it, which is hard when something is being applied to your face.2. texture. It was very light but felt kind of rough while going on my face. I do use my fingers to apply primer, but that's never caused a rough feeling before.3. It didn't hold makeup at all! Not even a little!! By noon my makeup was gone. It was bad.4. When I got in my car at the end of the day I looked ashy and gray. It was embarrassing.I would never buy this product again. I returned it immediately.
on 2/20/2015 6:30:00 PM
More reviews by dlmsontag
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This is the absolute best primer for my oily skin I've tried. I start with a thin layer of Phillips Milk of Magnesia - let it dry. Then I use L'Oreal Studio Perfecting primer under my eyes and on my eye lids (I just find that stuff in the jar to work better around my eyes which are very oily too). Then I apply the Revlon Perfecting primer to the rest of my face.I then apply Mattify Ultra Powder, then BE Matte foundation and finally BE Mineral Veil and I barely have any shine by the time I wash my face before bed. I get incredible staying power with this regimen and it works for me. I apply the Mattify and Mineral Veil powders with a BeautyBlender by dabbing it or pressing onto my face and then a fluffy brush to smooth out any excess. Pressing the powder seems to do a better job of helping everything stay put (and it also help to minimize pores - got this tip from gossmakeupartist on You Tube - ).For me it is not just one product it seems - but a combination of the right ones that does the trick.Hope this helps someone out there. I hope they never discontinue this Revlon Primer as I've finally found my HG routine that actually works for my oily skin.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 2/17/2015 12:05:00 AM
More reviews by tiana89
Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure
I kept brushing off people and articles that mentioned needing a primer as i didn't want to overwhelm my face with even more product than i was already putting on it, but my foundation started to become blotchy on my skin after just a couple hours.I bought this from the reviews and LOVED it. It is expensive for the drugstore but it does deliver high brand quality. It smooths my face and makes it matted for a smooth canvas. It keeps my foundation and blush in place all day…i don't have to worry about makeup touch ups anymore.I actually received a lot of compliments on "how i was doing my makeup" and how "flawless" my makeup looked when i started using this.I like the packaging and that it comes with a pump- makes it efficient and sanitary. I would go back to this again and again, even though its the only primer I've ever tried!
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 2/3/2015 6:03:00 PM
More reviews by KisaNZ
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
Just got this today after reading all the 'great' reviews on here. First off... start with the bad reviews. This does NOT live up to its claims. It does not minimize or blur a damn thing. And it STINKS. SO badly.
5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
on 2/2/2015 4:52:00 PM
More reviews by Slbeauty
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Picked this up at Walmart it came to $17. Which is somewhat pricey for drugstore but there is lots of product. I have very oily skin and this helped to mattify it under my foundation and make it look airbrushed. I'm surprised this isn't more raved about! Also love the pump.
on 2/1/2015 6:47:00 AM
More reviews by MalibuMands
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brown, Straight, Coarse
Revlon's PHOTOREADY range is now infamous for the 'Sparkles' the formulas contain. But the fine particles mainly reflect the light, so they honestly aren't very noticeable, you have to hold a mirror inches from your face to be able to see them. The primer also works by filling in and evening out the surface of your skin leaving fine lines and larger pores reduced, so that your foundation applies smoother and doesn't cake in and around the mentioned lines and pores.And yes, the 'photo ready' aspect really does work; I got in touch with my inner Kim Kardashian for this review and snapped a few selfies, and my skin appeared largely clear in the photos, regardless of the redness and minor blemishes I had at the time. I didn't wear any concealer for this test, so looking in the mirror I could still make out a few blemishes in real life, but on camera most of these imperfections had vanished.However I'm really loving this primer alone because my skin is so dry that I just don't feel comfortable wearing foundation any more, and this primer perks up my complexion without the heaviness of the colour correcting formulas of foundations and BB/CC creams. It doesn't magically airbrush my skin or anything like that, but is does help to blur discolouration, lines and blemishes worn alone, so my skin does look more even then it does alone.
on 1/22/2015 7:35:00 AM
More reviews by queenM100
Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Not Sure
In my first three uses I was getting white clumps coming out of the jar but then that stopped and now it glides on smoothly. Pros:-Reduces shine-minimizes appearance of pores Cons:-Packaging is too bulky but it does come with a pump. -Still prefer the Benefit Poreprofessional but this is a decent product as well.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
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