L'Oreal • Magic Lumi - Light Infusing Primer • Primer/ Corrector
|Would buy this product again.||69%|
Age: 36-43 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium Hair: Red, Medium Eyes: Green
I can't say what possessed me to buy this product, but I'm glad I did! This is not the kind of thing I normally use.
I've been using it, like the below reviewer, to sheer out my beloved Revlon Colorstay Whipped foundation. It works great for that purpose. It makes the foundation less opaque, while giving me a little allover glow.
It IS a little greasy when I wash the remainder off my hand. This doesn't bother my face, but it might bother oily or acne-prone skin. On a positive note, there's no scent. I used to have a Becca highlighter and did not like that it was scented.
It's a little expensive for drugstore makeup, but I only use one pump (LOVE the pump) and at that rate it will last a good long while.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Other, Straight, Fine Eyes: Grey
I originally bought this to sheer out my full-coverage, matte foundation (which I use because it was literally the only one I could find that matched my skin *and* accommodated my allergy to chemical sunscreen). It works fine for that, no complaints.
However, I only tried it as an illuminator the other day and it blew me away. I have been using ELF shimmering whip in Lilac Petal for my illuminating needs and didn't plan to switch, I just dabbed on some of the Lumi out of curiosity and HOLY WOW. I'm not sure what exactly makes this so much better, it just seems to be the perfect blend of tone (completely neutral, adds no color at all), shimmer level (subtle pearly glow) and consistency (silky, thin and easy to blend).
I'd heard illuminators being described as "candlelight in a bottle" and this must be what it means. It is SO EASY to create the perfect glow that never looks shimmery or frosty and I can't even imagine how much of the bottle I'd have to slap on to mess it up and make it look obvious. It's more expensive per ounce than the ELF illuminator but it's worth it, and anyway, if my use up till now is any indication, the tube goes a long way.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Black
The water i thought coming out of pump is actually oil. Pumped the oil out until i get the product to come through. It's white shimmer liquid texture that gives sheen pearly glow when applied first without foundation yet. The concern is the oil separating from the product??? Could it be expired or is it ok just shake to mix the product well, i don't know i'm scared my skin might react from the oil.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
I don't use this product everyday, but I like it. It makes my face very soft and radiant looking; I also noticed that my bb cream lasts longer and it's easier to blend onto my skin, so it is a good primer.
Overall, I like this product, it gives you a nice glow and it actually does its job. But i'd like to try some other primers in the future.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
OMG I HATE this product. Not only it doesn't do much but I just tried using it a minute ago and it was just water squirting out! I pumped it 20 more times, water, water and more water, no product whatsoever. Just awful.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Hazel
This is my go-to primer! I LOVE IT!
I mix it in with my foundation to give me a "glow" and since it's winter in Australia, i don't want to look flat. So this product makes me looks glowy and fresh and just amazing!
Definitely going to repurchase!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily, Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Brown
I have been mixing this with my revlon Colorstay foundation to give me less coverage and more of a glow and I love it I use it every day and its going to be perfect for winter helping my skin not look so flat however it's gone all watery now and not sure if its just my one as I haven't read it happening to anyone else hmm
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
This is great for adding an overall glow. It might not be the best for oily skinned people though. I like mixing it with my foundation to give lighter overall coverage and that glow. I'm not sure I'd classify this as a primer, really it's more like a shimmery lotion, and is way overpriced considering that. I'd give it a 5 otherwise.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
It works pretty nice as a subtle highlight. It's not sparkly and doesn't give as intense of a sheen as Hard Candy's Dollface or Benefit's Highbeam, but it does give a soft reflective glow that's definitely visible and makes the skin look shiny and dewy. However, as a primer, I didn't feel like it did anything - I mixed it in with my foundation and put it on my face and I didn't notice a difference whatsoever. I would only rebuy this as a highlight but it's a little too subtle for my taste.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
Fantastic product, although I don't use it as a primer! I've tried it as such and, while I do think it makes my foundation go on smoother and, to a certain extent, fills in my pores, it just doesn't do it for me. When used under foundation, the beautiful, illuminated effect is lost so, in my opinion, this product as a primer defeats its own purpose. However, as a highlighter, this product rules. It gives the perfect pearly-yet-natural, lit from within glow. I use either my ring finger or my damp foundation sponge to pat it on the high points of my cheekbones and down the bridge of my nose and the effect is stunning. I also particularly love putting a bit of it on my undereyes before concealing to impart a light-refracting glow, which lessens the amount of concealer I need to use. Another wonderful way to use this is to mix a few drops of it in with your foundation! Not only does it make the makeup go on easier, it also infuses it with a really flattering, pearlescent sheen which I think is perfect for dewy, natural spring and summer looks. If you haven't tried this yet, please do...if you're a fan of glowy makeup (which I'm assuming you are if you purchased this particular product), you won't regret it.