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My Best and Worst Foundation Primers

Ok so let me start off by saying, I just typed about half of this post then accidentally clicked something and lost it all.  With that being said this is a post about my favorite foundation primer and my least favorite.

I'll start with my least favorite; Smashbox Photo Finish.  I'm not sure how much this is because I had a sample of the original clear foundation primer, the first time using it I wast crazy about the texture or how it felt but the second time around it BALLED UP ON MY FACE!!!! When I tried to put it on it would roll right off!  To make it even worse both times my foundation (Tinted moisturizer at the time actually.) wore off quicker than without it.  I was really surprised that I did not like this product as everyone seems to love it but it just didn't work for me. Frown I have a feeling it was the silicone in it.  However my mom uses it with no problems so It depends on your skin as with all products. 

Smashbox Photo Finish

Favorite time!!! Pur Minerals (say it like pure) Correcting Primer in Green.  It's $31 and something I HAVE to use everyday.  It contains no silicone so it doesn't have a weird feeling.  It is a light, mint green and cancels out most of my redness.  I have dry skin so i can not use it on my forehead and nose because they are really dry but I still love this.  For my cheeks and chin I pat it on so I don't bring up dry flakey skin. (Sounds gross I know.)  I love how it comes in a pump bottle so it is a lot more sanitary to use.  I've had this since August maybe and only used about 1/4 of the product inside the 1oz. bottle.  I can't say enough about this primer!  In the picture you can see that the cap is dirty but it does have a pump!

Pur Minerals Correcting Primer

Yes, this is my amazing night (1AM) photography on my camera phone.  You are so jealous of my skill right now.Cool

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I had the same problem with Smashbox. Gross. And it broke me out.

by LipglossandSpandex 3 years ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

cool, i will have to try the pur minerals one

by aly7 3 years, 3 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

That's amazing.  I love when you find a product that is perfect for you. I've used PUR Minerals before too. Love that line!

by TracyTB 3 years, 3 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

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