Tag: Skin Perfection

L’Oreal skin perfection primer vs Maybelline baby skin primer

ImageHello my lovelies,
Today I bring you my comparison between two primers, duh duh duuuhh….
The two I have chosen are both drug store brands.
They are:
– Maybelline New york Baby skin, instant pore eraser.
– L’Oreal Paris, Skin Perfection.

Maybelline New york- Baby skin, Instant pore eraser.

My first thoughts on this product is that I like the packaging it looks really cute, and bold which is good to catch the eye. I was a bit skeptical of this primer as a few people said it was a dupe for Porefessional but then these claims were being disproved, however I needed a primer and thought I would give it a go.

The primer does make my skin feel smooth, and it does have a silicone texture to it.  When I first tried this primer it went on my skin smoothly and filled my pores, however it does feel greasy and it did not stop my skin from becoming shiny through the day.  I would suggest this as a primer for people who have dryer skin and just need the skin softer for makeup.

L’Oreal Paris, Skin Perfection.

I was originally looking for the miracle blur primer which I have seen used by makeup Guru’s on Youtube however I cannot seem to get it in England and cannot find it on Amazon either, so when I saw this in Wilkinson I thought I would give it a go as it claimed to do exactly the same thing.

The packaging is not as nice as it could be especially coming for L’Oreal, however the pink does catch your eye.  I was dissapointed at first when I saw how small the tube was when I took it out of the box at home, after all I paid £8 and was expecting a bigger tube for a drug store brand.

However this primer works really well and I do not know why I stopped using it.
It has a very thick consistency so it is a little hard to apply to the face however, this primer smooths the skin makes imperfections look reduced, and my pores are instantly invisible (BONUS).  And the best thing about this primer is that my skin stayed matte for about 6 hours, and that was really good considering I was working on placement as a student nurse which is hard work.

In conclusion, I would recommend the Baby skin to those of you on a smaller budget who have dry skin as it would be perfect for you and it does make your skin feel like a baby 🙂
However the primer that stands out to me would have to be the L’Oreal Skin perfection as it did everything I needed it to do, and like I said before the only downside was that this primer was a little more expensive than the Baby skin and a lot smaller.

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L’Oreal Magic Touch Instant Blur review.

Skin Perfection Magic Touch Instant Blur.
Skin Perfection Magic Touch Instant Blur.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this product!.

I have heard about this product via Youtube and I believe this product looks a little different in America than here in England, so it may look a little confusing to some of you.

Anyway I thought I would give it a go I believe it cost about £8 I bought this from Wilkinson and thought it was a very good price.

Skin perfection
Skin perfection

The only downside to this product would have to be that it is a very small tube for £8 I wish it was bigger.
Anyway it does not state that it is a primer however it definitely works well as a primer.

The product states:
The advanced formula enriched with Optical Blur Polymers, helps smooth and improve the appearance of skin quality, as if perfected picture-perfect skin from every angle.

I agree with this completely, this if the first primer/cream that actually works as it states on the box.
I find I have very large pores on my nose and chin which I can never seem to hide with any amount of makeup.  I used this product last week for the first time for a 12 hour shift and this cream lasted all day and made my skin feel so smooth and matte I was shocked.


The consistency of this product is very thick but my skin feels so soft and my pores immediately vanish from my face it is amazing, just like editing :p.
I have very oily skin too so for this product to hide my huge pores and keep my skin matte all day I am now officially addicted, and I would definitely say this product is worth buying I know I will be buying this in the future, especially because it is so affordable and I do not have to pay for expensive products such as Benefit or Smashbox.

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