Sana • Pore Putty • Primer/ Corrector
|Would buy this product again.||87%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
I ordered this last year, I got the white tube with the blue lid which is the clear makeup base. I ordered it on Sasa.com, I just went to see how much it would be to order it now and it seems the shipping charges have gone up. The shipping costs more than the product. I have been out of it for a few months now and I miss using it. I thought it was a great inexpensive primer. I dislike the Smashbox one but this one seemed to work well on me. It does a great job at blurring and filling in pores and I think it helped my makeup stay put all day. I didn't notice any additional oil added to my face, which I saw some other reviewers comment on. I am currently using the Estee Lauder Matte primer which is alright, I would really like to use Pore putty again but not if I have to pay so much for shipping.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Black, Fine Eyes: Brown
One of the best primer I've ever used. Realllllly makes application of foundation smooth and flawless. I have the one with the blue cap that goes on clear, just like Smashbox's photo primer. Price is so-so, considering this is a japanese drugstore product. I got it from sasa in asia for about SGD 19. Packaging is just simple and effective. I like my primers and everything else in a squeeze tube form such as this because I don't need to worry about it spilling or of the extra weight when I travel. The design could be nicerrrr but I'm not complaining. My only gripe with this is that, since this is silicon-based to give you that poreless, smooth look, make sure you really cleanse your skin right at the end of the day otherwise it will clog your pores and cause breakouts.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I purchased the item with the blue cap, the pore putty in clear and THIS ITEM IS AMAZING. The texture is so much like Smashbox's photo finish foundation primer. I forgot how much I payed for this item but I'm sure it wasn't much. A little pea size goes a long way. I purchased this over a year ago and its only half done. I wear foundation makeup around 2 times per week. If you're near an Asian store, this item is a must but and must try!
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
NC25 Chinese, reddish undertones, old acne discolorations.
I purchased from Sasa, both the the Sana Pore Putty BB Pact SPF 40 (in compact form) as well as the Pore Putty Make Up Base Moist SPF 25 (in tube, gold cap form). I don't know if they can claim to be BB creams, but the color match is very good for NC25 than the billions I've tried.
The BB pact is buildable to full coverage, though it does slide by late afternoon (trying to avoid primers for my acne prone skin)! The tube version is light coveragto medium coverage.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Straight Eyes: Blue
I have to say, I'm quite impressed with this. I'm reviewing the blue lidded one. Conceals my pores pretty well and it absolutely makes my make up last so much longer! I wore this to a wedding recently and my make up remained fresh til the end of the night. I have noticed that it does break me out though so it will be saved for special occasions.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Blue
I'm reviewing the Sana Pore Putty in the tube, it has a slight tint to it that is perfect for my NC15-20 skin. SPF 50, which I love, and very easy to get new tubes for reasonable prices on ebay (I haven't checked elsewhere yet). This is really more of a bb cream for me, as I need no primer under it nor another foundation over it, just a dusting of powder--my skin is somewhat dry, but I do get some T-Zone oilies and this really just gives me a smooth lovely poreless finish to my skin. I seriously love this, and now all the foundations I THOUGHT I loved before are only paling in comparison. I've purchased 2 small tubes of this so far, my next tube will be the larger size. ♥
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
I have the one in the picture, and I have 3 of these. [2 as back-up]
I have heard so much reviews for this product from Asian bloggers. I wouldn't really use it like a primer because it's tinted.
I always take a pea size amount of the product and pat it on with my fingers around my cheeks area to cover up those huge pores. I wouldn't use this all over my face because it looks very patchy and weird. I use it over my homemade primer to conceal pores.
The texture is smooth and creamy. It is easy to blend out but I really think it shouldn't be used all over the face just because it looks stupid. It will be good corrector for those who has slight pink undertones or extreme redness on the face. It does correct redness because of the yellow tint of the product.
I could wear it on its own and just do some concealing and powder my face and I'm good to go.
EDIT: I now apply it on with my Essence of Beauty foundation brush or a stippling brush and it gives my foundation a flawless finish afterwards. And this keeps my foundation lasting a whole lot longer, in comparison to just Aloe Vera gel alone.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Brown, Kinky, Medium Eyes: Black
This is a review for the blue version that comes in a tube. If you are looking for a product that controls oil, then step away, this is not for you. It is translucent and a bit on the dry side... spreads out evenly and does its job alright when it comes to concealing pores, my pores are fairly big, and pore putty hides it pretty well under most of my foundations. But I need to blot it often during the day because it does nothing for oil control. Once the oil starts seeping through my foundation turns into a mess. So... I can only give it a 3 even though it works so well... for a couple of hours...
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Black
I love this product. The texture is soft and leaves the skin soft and smooth. It does not have any smell, which is good.
when i went to the beach, even though the sun is so hot, my face remain dry and soft (my whole body were perspiring except for my face)
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Blue
This review is for the product in the tube with a blue lid, which is completely different than the "pore putty" in a bottle.
Love this stuff! I used to use L'oreal Studio Secrets primer, but I couldn't stand the jar packaging. The packaging is not really pretty, but does the job and keeps my fingers out of the product. Who wants to waste primer under their fingernails?! Ew.
I find this, while thick, goes on very smoothly and gives my skin a nice matte look. I have a slightly oily t-zone which this product masks a bit. It also reduces the look of large pores, and as a bonus, masks minor wrinkles a wee bit. I would say that my makeup lasts a bit longer than normal, but I do need a bit of a touch up of powder foundation after lunch.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium Hair: Black, Straight Eyes: Black
I have the pore putty in clear (blue cap). My skin looks and feels softer, without any heaviness or stickiness. There is no unnecessary fragrance, colour or *shudder* shimmery stuff added. A really affordable makeup base (around US$14). Can't say anything about oil control as my skin's oil production has been rather irregular lately.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Olive, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I have combination skin and this primer helps control the oily T-Zone. I use this under my BB Tinted Moisturizer and it prevents my face from getting shiny. It feels very light on the skin. I'm using the one in clear since I have darker skin. My skin feels very smooth after using it.
The squeeze tube makes using this very convenient and I think for the price it's a very good buy.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I really like this product, maybe because it's my first and only primer that I have ever used. lol But I can tell the difference of using this primer under my foundation as opposed to just wearing foundation. Wearing this primer really helped my makeup last longer. Before when I didn't know what primers were, my foundation would always melt off my face! It's horrible! People would think that I didn't know anything about makeup! D: It would literally melt and fade! But ever since I used this primer (since I wanted to try one, I always wondered why people rave about primers), it made my face look clearer and my makeup look more natural, and non-cakey. :D Controls my oily t-zone, too. Would definitely buy this again. First saw this at J-Town, SF, CA.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
I am reviewing the Sana Pore Putty in Clear which comes in a tube. I would compare this to Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch primer. It is a similar siliconey texture and looks near identical on the skin once applied. The Clarins is pink-ish in the jar but this Pore Putty is clear in the tube. The interesting thing about the Pore Putty is how it "melts" onto the skin. It turns quite liquidy once it comes in contact with your face, making it easier to blend compared with the Clarins.
Sana Pore Putty is not quite as thick as the Clarins so it doesn't do as good a job at concealing pores. (My pores are fairly big though). It performs similarly to the Clarins as a makeup primer - it does a decent job at keeping foundation on your skin. Like the Clarins, this is not mattifying (much to my disappointment) and I do need to blot during the day.
I think that the Sana Pore Putty is a worthy dupe for Clarins Instant Smooth primer, so Clarins fans - you may like to try it. Those that dislike Clarins jar packaging might prefer Sana's squeezy tube also. I find it a lot quicker and less fiddly to apply.
Ultimately though, I am disappointed because I need something that controls oil. I have still rated this a 4 because it is quite an excellent product but just doesn't suit my very oily t-zone. I might repurchase in future as a Clarins replacement. You can buy this at www.sasa.com
Age: 25-29 Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Warm Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Pore Putty Makeup base (Bottle type)
Use this few days ago and I'm loving it! I have acne and I also have very large pores so mostly my foundation will cake on my face even though I use MAC prep and prime (about 4 hours or so). But this pore putty is something really amaze me especially for hiding those pores and the oil control really helps me alot without fading my makeup look at all! Smooth and well blend. This base should be used with a healthy skin (even using other types of primers or base).
Age: 44-55 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Straight, Coarse Eyes: Brown
This primer is comparable to Smashbox's primer, it is clear, comes in a squeeze tube (25gm.) The consistency is slightly thicker than that of Smashbox's, equally easy to spread, no scent, no colour, a step up is that it provides a matte finish, which is good for my slightly oily T-zone. However for very oily skin, you may find it somewhat disappointing, but then nothing really control oily secreting from the skin, as I remembered from my teenage years. Don't remembered the price, but I think its about $8, from adambeauty. I shall stock up a few next time I order.
ps. the first picture shown on top left is the coloured one, suggested by manufacture to be used on both side of the nose . The second pic is the one I am reviewing, colourless, silicony.
July 2009 - I found a wonderful way of using this product, I mix half of my usual amount of theatrical fdn (graftobian, cinama secret, Ben Nye) with an equal amount of Pore Putty, smooosch them together between 2 fingertips & apply, wow, I mean wow wee wow wow wow, you have to experience it to believe.