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Eye primer - Worth it?

Usually I use Urban Decay Primer Potion for my eyeshadow primer, but I recently ran out of it and found this sample of the ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - ANASTASIA Beverly Hills Eye Primer
that I got in an order. So on my left eye (top row in the picture) I used the eye primer and the bottom one was just my bare eye. I decided to see if it helped with the vibrancy of the shadow when it was first applied and also do a long wear test to see if it helped with the longevity of the eyeshadows. The eyeshadow palette I used was the Huda Beauty . About the primer: You barely need any of this product for the eye, it’s very white and spreads easily. It easily creases within a few seconds of putting it on. I put this on, then put on my foundation and came back and blended it out using my foundation brush, then went in with my eyeshadow (didn’t set the primer, just went straight into blending). . Vibrancy: Honestly, the shadow made it harder to blend because it was so tacky and my brush kept getting stuck it felt like in the primer. Even the times I’ve settled the primer, I’ve still had the same issue about my brush not gliding over my skin as well. It also made the colors apply and blend patchy since the primer kept creasing in my eye. The eye with the primer took twice as long to blend due to these difficulties. The shimmer also doesn’t look as vibrant to me. I asked my mom which eye she thought looked better (without telling her why and what I did different) and she said the eye without the primer looked better. . Longevity: The eyeshadow lasted about the same amount. Honestly, the eye primer one probably creased first because the primer kept creasing, even before I was done with my eyeshadow look. The amount of creasing is more noticeable on the bare eye when I opened it, but just looking at my face you can’t notice a difference. Unless you’re watching my eyelids while I blink and waiting to look how much it’s creased, but that would be strange lol. The end pictures are after 8 hours and they’re about the same level of creased, so I don’t think the eye primer helped at all in this category. . Overall: I would skip this eye primer because it literally worked the same as wearing nothing else. I’ve also tried using concealer as my eyeshadow primer and that worked better (but was still not good) than this. This is around the same price point as the Urban Decay Primer Potion and that actually makes in the vibrancy and longevity of your shadows. While you may not need to use it everyday since you don’t need your makeup to last that long, it’s nice for whenever you have an important day or day that’s long.
Apr. 22, 2020
christieewWhat skin type do you have? Probably this product can be suitable for dry skin?
Apr. 24, 2020·1 like
CollegeskincareI have combo oily, so it might be better for dry!
Apr. 24, 2020
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