... I use the MAC face primer...it's like a lotion and it makes my makeup go on really smooth and dewy, but not shiny or oily looking. I also use the MAC studio fix liquid foundation. ... (3 replies)
... Here's a tip if you're looking for a face primer and don't want to spend a lot of money. Smashbox Cosmetics has a product called Photo Finish that is a primer that you put on after your skin care and before your foundation that is almost exactly the same thing as Monistat Chafing Relief Gel. ... (3 replies)
... ike how celebrities never have dry caked on makeup, it always looks shiney. I saw on the Tyra Banks show, the makeup artist Jay Manuel spray something on a girls face before he put her makeup on...is that face primer? ... (3 replies)
... Think of it like a paint primer but for your face.... primers just smooth out the skin so the makeup sits on it better! Some are gel kinds, some liquids, some solids.. they are all different. ... (3 replies)
... I use the Elf white shadow base in the jar but it doesn't hold the color as good as their primer one in the tube.Can you use face primer on lids? ... (3 replies)
... I like Make Up For Ever HD High Definition Primer. The one I buy is green. It makes my face soft so my foundation goes on smoothly. My face is oily and I find it helps with that too. I get it at Sephora. ... (7 replies)
... they are awful for oily skin, and work better on dry skin. Try a powder primer instead. ... (7 replies)
... What is the best primer that can be put over moisturizer to help with oily skin and cover large pores? ... (7 replies)
bren (13 replies)
... I bought Hard Candy's primer for about $7 and love it! It comes in a squeeze tube and makes my skin feel amazing before putting on makeup. I have acne-prone skin and this does NOT make me break out. It helps soften my skin and also does help prevent oiliness a bit more, but isn't drying. I only have to use a pea-sized amount for the full face. I bought this at Walmart.... (13 replies)
... It's meant as a face primer, but I didn't really notice much of a difference when used this way. Instead, I apply it around noon or so when my face gets a little bit of shine on my forehead. It's a balm in a little tin.. ... (5 replies)
... That's what I use as well. It's cheap and according to people who use it, it works exactly the same as a true makeup primer.
I heard from a couple of people that it does clog pores because or the silicone or something, but so far I haven't had a problem with it so I'm gonna keep using it. (9 replies)
... The primer does work surpisingly. I used it last night on my face before going out, and my makeup looked a lot better. ... (9 replies)
... Chafing relief gel as a makeup primer. it makes a huge difference. it keeps my face matte and my makeup goes on so much smoother and more even. it stays smooth and fresh all day. ... (9 replies)
... I'm also young so I think it's my makeup causing those little lines. Under my eyes there have always been tiny lines but I feel like they are becoming less noticeable. I'm 20 years old so I sure hope I don't have to deal with wrinkle issues!
I also use a makeup primer, Benefit's Dr. Feel Good and it keeps skin from getting oily and does not clog pores. It does help but I... (9 replies)
... I do use a primer occasionally but only on my cheeks to help make my pores less visible. ... (9 replies)
... I've never used a makeup primer before. Do you notice a big difference when you use one, and which do you recommend? ... (9 replies)
... try using a makeup primer before foundation. ... (9 replies)
... You're technically not supposed to use Monistat Chafing Gel on your face either... but it works GREAT as a primer, so I use it. Big deal. ... (7 replies)
... women are using the monistat chafing relief gel as a primer, and not the yeast infection cream. thought i should specify that.
i have never used this stuff, but i have heard of many women using it successfully as a makeup primer. whether or not it'll clog pores... i dont know. my guess would be yes, since its a silicone gel, but i think it depends on the type of skin you... (10 replies)