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on 3/18/2017 8:39:00 PM
More reviews by Purekiwi
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I started using this product after desperately trying to find a primer that would keep my makeup on longer however I've had a crazy amount of cystic acne appear since using it - more than I've ever had before and unfortunately will have to advise people not to use this as I've never had such bad breakouts so if you have an oily t zone steer clear
on 9/7/2016 8:58:00 PM
More reviews by Saramic
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
I had the opportunity to sample this primer with the Estee Lauder Day Wear Light Foundation and concealer and I must say these products go hand in hand, married.I was really impressed with the primer and felt the primer was the most important basis that held the foundation & concealer together during an average 9-5 shift. Day Wear Light was actually matte, pore & shine-free for my oily-combo skin after work. I also have sallow dark under eye circles and the concealer did not make the cut in long lasting coverage, but for scars & redness, I do recommend. The formula is also silicone free and packed with anti aging ingredients like algae that is great for sensitive and oily skin types.On nights that I went out, I used Dr. Brandt Pores No More Primer (silicone based) over this primer and my foundation lasted a lot longer, ~2-3 hrs++. I totally recommend getting a sample of this at Nordstrom!
on 6/27/2016 11:29:00 PM
More reviews by Camila222
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
When I apply this fancy product for the first time I feel in love cause my face feels so smooth and even... but it made no difference in the appearance or last of my makeup, at all.I used continually and with different foundations to try it, and always the same result.
on 5/31/2016 2:15:00 AM
More reviews by triste3030
Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
Estee Lauder is quality makeup and for that reason I was disappointed with this primer. It does nothing for oily skin, and does not make foundation easier to apply. It's also pricey and again, it's not worth it. Don't buy this if you have oily skin.
on 1/27/2016 6:04:00 PM
More reviews by kel1993
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I personally do not believe that this product is worth the amount they are charging. I am an Estee Lauder fan and have purchased the Double Wear Foundation multiple times and absolutely love it but unfortunately this primer did nothing what so ever for oil control. It goes on nice and makes you matte for the application of your makeup but after an hour or so it was like I never applied a primer in the first place. If you're in the market for a good primer for oil control I would strongly recommend Smashbox pore mininmizing primer or the benefit porefessional, I have much better luck with those!
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 1/27/2016 3:34:00 PM
More reviews by adampaulmakeup
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
The BEST most mattifying primer I've ever used! I didn't even bother with primers because none of them controlled oil, but now I've discovered this I'll never look back!
on 10/5/2015 10:33:00 PM
More reviews by Rooikins
Hair: Other, Kinky, Medium
This product feels really nice and is really light on the skin, so I like it purely for that. But it really made no difference to the wear of my makeup. I will continue to use it until it's finished, but I probably won't repurchase.
on 2/11/2015 4:13:00 PM
More reviews by tamicmc21
Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Neutral
Hair: Other, Wavy, Other
PROS:Felt nice when I first put it onReadily available at department storesCONS:Caused breakoutsPriceyThis primer was nothing special, just another thing for me to put on in the morning before work! It is expensive in my opinion, it felt nice when I first put it on and then it felt like my face was suffocating after putting foundation and powder over it. I don't think it made my face more matte. It broke me out quite badly, so I won't be using again.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 11/10/2014 6:40:00 PM
More reviews by onebeed
Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Not Sure
This stuff is horrible! It has ALGAE EXTRACT in it, which is extremely pore clogging. I did not know this until I had been using if for 3 weeks, and started wondering what was causing me to break out so much. Do not buy this!
6 of 7 people found this helpful.
on 11/2/2014 4:21:00 AM
More reviews by Quilley
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
I rec'd several tiny trial sizes of this to try and was glad - because I didn't waste any money buying it. It's loaded with good skin care ingredients but there is something in it that made my skin literally break out overnight. I will hold on to it to see if I can use it in the eye area to hold concealer but that too is a risk, unfortunately. The texture was a little stiff and the spread ability limited. For me this is another factor because it's hard to get unto the skin evenly. No full size purchase for me.
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