Love this primer. I have extremely oily skin and this keeps my skin perfect. Its hard to find something that keeps my skin matte and shine free all day.
I'm kind of amazed by this primer. I have pretty dry skin and most primers tend to suck up all the moisture in my face and leave me with a Sahara desert-dryness that I have to try and apply foundation over... but this one feels so silky and actually seems to hydrate my skin. I usually just smear on some tinted moisturizer and a bit of cream blush over this and I'm good for the entire day. It's really an impressive product, I will definitely purchase again.
I've tried a lot of primers I used to use the MAC prep and prime but would always end up greasy by the end of the day, I picked this up at VS to bump my purchase to $50 so I could use a coupon and when I used it I loved it. Goes on really smooth, gives a really nice base for foundation and just makes my face really matte and silky I use the oil free version because at 27 I still have awful acne and it helps to cover my acne scars. Really nice product, I'm starting to try more of their make up and am really liking it I was hesitant because I hate every fragrance except Heavenly.
This was the first foundation primer I used and it's probably the one I'll consistently come back to after having tried other face primers including from Stila and NYX. The primer has SPF 30 already so you can use any foundation with or without SPF. The texture of this primer is very silky, though too much of it can feel a little greasy on the skin, so a minimal amount is key to feel-good powder foundation makeup that doesn't get heavy on the skin throughout the day. This can be an issue for those with oily skin especially during the summer, but fortunately Victoria's Secret recently came out with an oil-free primer. I have yet to try this, but this definitely sounds like a far better alternative than the original for those with oily and acne-prone skin! The original formula should be great for those with dry skin, though.
I would give this product a 5, but the packaging has a pump that may dispense too much product at once, so I often had to pump a quarter of the way down to get just the minimal amount of product I needed for one application of foundation. A full pump would have resulted in the greasy mess I mentioned.
The price of this primer is a little high compared to primers such as those by NYX. I have tried the HD primer from NYX though, and although it's about $5 cheaper than the primer from VS, I still prefer the more versatile VS formula by leaps and bounds more.
I LOVE this face primer! Before this, I always used bareMinerals primetime primer. I ran out of them, so I went ahead and got this. I am quite impressed how good this works. It's scentless, has a PUMP, smooth to the touch, and has great staying power. A very good base for my foundation to sit on. It sucks I'm almost running out though, but I would definitely go out and buy this again.
I have gotten a sample of this stuff and over all i loved it. i just did not like the whole shimmer it had to it. but after i blended it into my skin i love the way it left my skin. my foundation and concealer go on so perfect that i forget I'm wearing any foundation. once I'm finished with the sample i will spend the 20 dollars on this product. anytime i do my friends make up they all love the product i use before the foundation. it doesn't leave your skin all oily like the other primers i have used.
I got a sample of this and fell in love!
When I bought the full version, I noticed that if you dont pump with care, the stuff will just go flying everywhere. Its not bad once you get a rhythm down. I have used this and also the MAC Prep+Prime skin brightening Serum.
What I like about the VS Airbrush FX is that it helps my makeup glide on effortlessly, and makes it look amazing all day! Some reviews have said it makes their makeup darker, or it falls off too easy. I havent had that happen, but I always use a translucent setting powder as well.
Love it, and will always repurchase.
I LOVE THIS PRIMER! i have used too face's primer, smashbox, sephora, prep n prime, most high end primers, as well as the monistat chafing gel and revlon and rimmel primers. this is by far the best primer i've owned. it smooths my skin so my foundation goes on flawlessly and it lasts all day-- even through a high-impact workout. i've kickboxed, biked and gone to the gym with this primer on and my makeup doesn't budge. LOVE THIS!
This was my first primer. Since I have oily skin, I was afraid to try on any primer on my face because silicones itself have an oily feel to it. So very reluctantly I purchased this primer. I don't know if its the primer or the foundation, but everytime I use this primer, it makes my foundation look dark! Any brand of foundation: Covergirl, Maybelline, MAC, Estee Lauder...I have no idea why! The only good thing is that it has SPF in it so I can skin sunscreen on days where I am not going to be under the sun for a long time...wouldn't recommend this product.
VS recently released a new primer that's oil free.. i have both primers but i have to say the oil free version is AMAZINGGG!
works just like any other highend primers except better.. and ofc a lot cheaper as well.. great packaging in a little class bottle , blends well and makes my face very smooth and controls oil well. i also didn't get any breakouts from this product :)
i will repurchae once i run out~ for now this is my HG primer