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on 1/24/2017 7:02:00 PM
More reviews by culebra
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
The price of this primer is heart stopping is I wear Armani fluid foundation and for day wear I wear Dr. Jart premium bb cream. When I use this primer both products last almost all day. This primer makes my face flawless and I am no longer young. It is especially effective in my facial lines as well as under my eyes. I will never be without this primer again. The trick to this primer is to only use a drop. Do not overdue. It is a far superior product to Smashbox and more effective than every other primer I have ever used.
on 10/19/2015 6:21:00 AM
More reviews by urs123
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm
I love this product. I use it with the Luminous Silk Foundation. No breakouts, and a finished, natural look. It actually makes it a pleasure to put foundation on because it glides on. Very glad I found this. Has no spf so I do also buy the primer with spf, but I prefer this one.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 4/16/2015 11:26:00 PM
More reviews by TattooedPrncsz
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I felt like this didn't do much of anything for my skin maybe my pores slightly smaller but Iv'e had better results with other primers. If it didn't break me out I would have kept it, because for its silicone texture it feels very light which I love. Felt good applying, hygienic bottle, easy for travel because of size and I like the look of the packaging that is pretty much it for positives, most of them about the bottle itself. I used this with GA Luminous Silk, Chanel VL Aqua and NARS SG but this broke me out and that is not something a product does to my skin often. I don't know what it could be, I really wanted to like this primer too so I returned it. I like TF Primed and Poreless better then this by a long shot.
on 3/6/2014 8:01:00 PM
More reviews by Scout12
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Would I buy this again? Yes, Yes, Yes and Yes!!! This is hands down my HQ primer performing better than any other primer I have ever used! And I use primer a lot, so I have tried pretty much the most of the different primers out there! Now, primers are not the kind of stuff that falls under the category of one size fits all! Primers perform differently depending on skin type, level of sensitivity, expected result and so on. And this is not a solution for all different kinds of expected results either. But for my specific needs this one is absolutely perfect!I have dry skin that needs a lot of moisture to stay smooth all day, and a consequence from that is foundation easily slides and has a hard time staying fresh and true to color all day. This primer creates the perfect canvas locking the moisture in my skin and keeping the foundation in it's place all day. Nothing budges on top of this. It keeps anything that goes on top in its place all day!I also have a bit enlarged pores, something I have in common with quite a few women with dry skin in my age bracket. This primer really fills out my pores and makes my foundation look ultra smooth and my skin looking better compared to anything else I have ever tried. Most of the time I don't even need to use powder to set it! At least if I choose a bit more matte foundation! No other primer I own or have tried have ever come close to smoothing out the looks of pores better than this one! This primer does not give any radiance or contains any shimmering or glow imparting ingredients. It is a straight forward silicone based primer, but still not at all the same as for instance smashbox primer that has a similar consistency. It is better! At least for my specific needs and my particular skin type!I also love the packaging. It comes in a sleek tube that easily travels in my makeup bag, keeping it handy at all times. Avery little also goes a very long way. A tiny dollop spread over my cheeks and t-zone is all I need. So even if this is ridiculously expensive it lasts a long time.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 5/10/2012 4:48:00 AM
More reviews by rigantona
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
I really want to like primers - but alas, this is another fail for me. It does go on well enough and sure enough, my makeup (for the record, GA Lasting Silk) looks airbrushed immediately after i'm done. Fast forward 2 hours and my oil is starting to show, I have combination skin, but even this rapid rate of shine is a record! Skip along to the end of my day and not only am i shinier than i ever normally would be, my foundation is resembling a map of the world - sort of patchy and lumpy, coagulated in some areas and completely gone in others. I didn't buy this, i got it as a sample when i purchased the foundation - however, i am sure it's expensive and so i'd have to say - what a waste. Can i officially give up on primers now?
3 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 3/4/2011 12:02:00 PM
More reviews by gisal
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This primer makes the skin look flawless. I put this on in the morning followed by Luminous Silk Foundation in the Armani line and it lasts all day. I have tried several primers and either they make my skin break out or they don't hold the foundation so I'm reapplying it throughout the day. This primer is great for sensitive skin and it really works! I hope it never leaves the market because there is nothing else like it.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 9/11/2010 5:58:00 AM
More reviews by carolino
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
My Skin Type:Very Oily + Acne Prone Other primers I have used:- Lancome- Laura Mercier- Smashbox- CliniquePro's:+ easy to blend, but I highly recommend blending it into the skin with a sponge. + keeps my foundation from clumping and slipping off (I currently live in a very humid place)+ makes my pores disappear+ less greasy than Smashbox+ doesn't break me out+ keeps my makeup on max. 6 hours without touching up+ most importantly --> when I blot with my Clean & Clear Oil controlling sheets during mid-day, my makeup doesn't come off with it!! :) so no more touch ups after blotting! Con's:+ for some reason, it's not really great at keeping my liquid concealer on - only great at keeping liquid foundation.+ my face gets really shiny & greasy after an hour or 2 of applying the primer. but after blotting only once during the day, it was fine. + I use a lot more foundation after using this primer, the primer seems to disperse and absorb my liquid foundation.Overall, great quality - a bit expensive. I think I'll try the Giorgio Armani Professional Makeup Primer next time and compare the consistency.
7 of 7 people found this helpful.
on 2/28/2010 3:18:00 PM
More reviews by Phuongthaovnhn
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
I was so excited to buy this one but :(... I found no advantage with it just disadvantages.It works as a primer but it makes my face looks greasy, feel not comfortable...I have paid almost 45 euro for this good-looking tube in Stockholm and will not buy it again!
on 8/7/2009 11:36:00 PM
More reviews by SinCity
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
I've always maintained that if a foundation is really that good you shouldn't need to use a primer. Having said that, if I am going to use a primer it is this one. A little goes a long way - a 0.1 fl oz sample lasted about 2 weeks, applied every day. I have used both Armani LSF and Armani LSF UV with it and in both cases I could get away with one pump of foundation instead of two, when applied over the primer. I especially like this under LSF UV, which is a tiny bit drying on my skin without the primer. Unlike other primers, this doesn't make me break out, even after weeks of daily use. I'm taking one lippie off for the price, $55 for a 1 oz tube.
on 7/8/2009 3:46:00 PM
More reviews by 1spell4u
Skin: Very Oily, Dark, Neutral
Hair: Black, Relaxed, Coarse
I like this primer. It did a great job of smoothing out my skin. Its a clear gel and it has a smooth texture. The only drawback is the price but since I'm a "primer queen" I have enough primers and mattifyers to rotate it. I'll definitely be keeping it in my top 5.
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