This primer holds eyeshadow extremely well while accentuating the color. It goes on smoothly with a creamy texture. Works well on aging skin. Cruelty-free and vegan.
The beige and nude tone doesn't tend to work as well for dark complexions.
Applies easily and smoothly, and only needs a small amount of product for even further savings. Sets well and stops shadow from creasing or bleeding.
Does not work as well for mature skin, shows up flaws.
Goes on with a velvety texture and dries sheer, making it good for older skin. Makes eyeshadows look more pigmented and has a brightening effect. Paraben-free.
Doesn't work as well with oily skin, especially in humid conditions.
Keeps eye color bright without making the shades too harsh or unblendable. Keeps makeup crease-free and is exceptionally long-lasting.
Can be tricky to remove, and some detractors on the scent.
Helps prevent fallout by sealing loose glittery powder and shimmery shades without feeling gluey or heavy. Also works well for everyday makeup where extra hold is needed.
Some found the application of the primer and then the glitter required a bit of a learning curve. A few reports of irritation.
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If you want flawless eyeshadow that's going to last all day, you need to use eyeshadow primer. Eyeshadow primer is a more solid cream than face primer so that it can grab onto the pigments in the shadow and "set" the color. It will also help reduce the oils that cause shadows to crease or fade, and smooths out skin texture for a better canvas for your eyeshadow. Note that eyeshadow base is something different — these are an even stickier consistency for a more intense color pop. Choose a primer that's either sheer or close to your skin tone, so that your makeup colors aren't distorted.