... 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)
... Even after people explain it, I still don't know what it is. I am looking for a skin product that gives me that "shiney glow" look. Like how celebrities never have dry caked on makeup, it always looks shiney. ... (3 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)
... 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)
... What is the best primer that can be put over moisturizer to help with oily skin and cover large pores? ... (7 replies)
... brushes, and other accessories. They are much less expensive than Bare Minerals, and what's cool about them is you can order FREE samples. You just pay shipping. ... (18 replies)
... The problem with most primers is that they are a thick gel consistency and contain silicone. ... (7 replies)
... What does help make the pores less obvious is a primer. My skin has been really dry recently despite the fact that, like you, I exfoliate and apply moisturizer and everything. ... (5 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 just researched this topic a whole lot, first because I really wanted to know what a primer is in the first place, how to apply it, and how much they cost. ... (10 replies)
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... it was the light warm. Yippee! Then I cleaned my face and put it all over. I loved the look! I don't think I've ever had a shade that matched so well. Origins came close but still not as good as this. ... (130 replies)
... pure silk for either a primer or to tone down any redness of the face. ... (0 replies)
... I know what you mean I have extremely oily skin too. It doesn't even matter if it's hot or cold outside or if I'm outside or inside, or if I just washed my face a while ago, no matter what my skin gets oily. I have tried mineral make up and liquid foundations they never make a difference. ... (6 replies)
... My stylist uses a two step procedure. First the primer or color stay, whatever it's called, then the color itself. It takes less the 5 minutes. ... (10 replies)
... control makeups have in them. Make sure it's the regular flavor, not cherry or mint, and shake well before applying. It works great also as a primer under your face makeup to absorb oil all day. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the tips. That definitely helps. I'll try that. I hate using regular foundations... they've become way too heavy and honestly they don't cover that well.
Plus I fall asleep with my make up on frequently on the weekends so this mineral stuff I just bought should help.
Thanks again. (32 replies)
... Start with a clean face, then apply whatever moisturizers and eyecream I use. Then apply a primer and then the mineral foundation. This works best for me with the pressed powder or loose powder types. ... (32 replies)
... and after I have put on eye cream, I cover the rest of my face with Milk of Magnesia. I let it dry and then I lightly buff it off. ... (0 replies)