Review: The Body Shop Skin Primer Matte It

The Body Shop Matte Primer

So I never knew that The Body Shop sold makeup products. I went in there in search for a lip treatment and walked out with this primer (and a whole lotta other stuff) instead. The sales associate informed me that this is a dupe for the Smashbox Photo Finish primer but it is made with synthetic silk. I am always open to trying out products that will help control my oily skin.

The Body Shop Skin Primer Matte It is supposed to be “for normal and oily skins which creates a smooth base for foundation. It has been designed to deter shine and …

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Review: Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer

Lorac Porefection Primer

I was able to try this out when I placed an online order to Ulta. I received a Deluxe sample of the Lorac POREfection primer which claims to mattify the skin and minimize pores. I was actually pretty excited to try this out because it supposedly is great for oily skin.

Lorac POREfection Mattifying Face Primer – “Prime, Prep and Perfect with POREfection Mattifying Face Primer. This oil, fragrance and paraben-free primer is infused with Salicylic Acid and antioxidants of Vitamins A, C and E to help skin appear healthy, youthful and radiant. …

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Review: NARS Instant Line and Pore Perfector


Primers, primers, and more primers. It seems like every few weeks, different brands are coming out with new primers targeted towards reducing pore size, minimizing wrinkles, and controlling oil. NARS recently came out with the Instant Line and Pore Perfector which is supposed to “prep skin in a single stroke, creating the ideal canvas for makeup application.” I decided to try this bad boy out and see if it can truly reduce my pores.

NARS Instant Line and Pore Perfector is said to be “A primer that reduces the appearance of fine lines and …

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Review: Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector


If you have oily skin, chances are you looked into buying a mattifying primer. Well, look no further! Becca’s Ever-Matte primer is simply amazing. I struggle with oily skin, mainly in my T-zone, and I found that this primer helped to not only pro-long the wear of my foundation, but also leaving me oil-free for hours.

Becca’s Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector is said to be a “targeted oil-control primer that perfects and minimizes pores for mattified skin that lasts up to 12 hours.”

I wouldn’t say this primer left my skin oil-free for 12 …

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