Saturday, February 12, 2011
L'Oreal Studio Secrets Professional Smoothing Resurfacing Primer
**I received this product from BellaSugar to review for their site. I was not paid, however I got to keep the product. The below review has much more content, as I've continued to use the product since then, have much more experience with it, and wanted to include additional points.**
I'm extremely impressed with L'Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Smoothing Resurfacing Primer. In fact, it's the best Priner I've ever used. This light pink-coloured, putty-like, almost whipped in consistency, primer performed best when I spent a bit of extra time working it in really well, until it had completely disappeared into my skin. Instantly, my face was silky soft to the touch, my skin tone had evened out and my pores and fine lines were no longer visible. Instead the surface of my skin was smooth, providing an ideal base for makeup application. You only need a tiny amount of this primer as a little goes a long way (a good thing considering it is on the expensive side). I've been using this for 3 - 4 months now and I've only really made a small dent in it.
In my opinion, given the results, this primer is definately worth the money. My makeup went on smoothly and my skin looked younger and more flawless, as the primer prepares it beautifully. I also noticed a big difference in how long my makeup stayed on throughout the day. Without the primer, especially during Summer, my skin would become a bit sweaty and concealer and foundation would start to slide or wear off as the day progressed. Studio Secrets really adds staying power, and I love the feeling of knowing my makeup is not going to melt off on a hot day.
My main tips would be to only use a tiny amount, rub it in well until it has completely disappeared, and only really use it on your t-zone (especially around your nose) instead of your whole face.
Have you tried it and if so, what did you think?