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Supercover Face Primer

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Brand: Supercover / Suitable for: Face / What it does: Smoothes,

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      19.08.2009 13:55
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      Definitely a primer I will be re-purchasing

      Supercover Face Primer

      ~About~
      Supercover Professional Makeup has been designed to stay on where you put it. Supercover has and is a favourite with celebrities and makeup artists. They have also supplied TV makeup artists for there makeup to be used on the presenters.

      All of Supercovers makeup has staying power, where you up it, it is going to stay on.

      ~About the product~
      Supercover Face Primer is one simple all over base for face, eyes and lips.
      It has age defying Collagen based formula which fills fine lines and wrinkles.

      You apply as a base coat before foundation or colour products for a flawless smooth finish.

      Primer ensures your face products last all day.
      The product itself is a white light cream texture.

      ~Packaging~
      This product comes in a 50ml silver tin bottle, in the 100ml tin bottle it has a spray top. It also comes in sample sizes to try before you buy.

      ~Personal Review~
      I first bought Supercover's Face Primer in the 1.5ml sample size as I thought £14.65 was a lot if my skin didn't like it or I didn't like it.

      Thankfully I did like it, I have tried primers in the past from Smashbox, which I didn't like as I felt it was more for dry skin and my skin felt slippery and oilier throughout the day. I have also tried Laura Geller's Spackle Face Primer and I found it to be like Smashbox where it is for the more dry skin. After that I gave up on face primers as I thought they we're all the same.

      I went onto Supercover's site looking for their Gel Eyeliner (I have a review on Dooyoo for it). I came across their face primer and for a £1.00 I thought why not? I did my order and within a few days it arrived so I was impressed with how fast their delivery was.

      The next day I thought I would use it and see how I got on with it. Thankfully I wasn't going out anywhere so if I didn't like it I could just take it off. I opened the sample at the top and applied some product to my fingers, it looks like a white cream but it feels so light even when applied to the face. You don't need a lot as I find it goes a long way.

      I found it sank in quickly, I then applied my mineral foundation and the rest of my makeup. Unlike the others I have tried I didn't actually look oily/shiny at all.

      I noticed my open pours didn't like too obvious and my makeup looked flawless.
      Throughout the day my makeup stayed in place but I did notice I had some shiny on my face. I used a blotting paper and I looked great again. Makeup still looked like I just applied it, with no obvious pours.

      Until I can find a primer that stays matte all day then I will be sticking with this one. Even though the 50ml bottle is nearly £15 you only need a little amount so it will last a very long time.

      I don't think it is the primers fault that my skin was shiny through the day; personally that is just me :-)

      Still a good primer to use.

      ~Where to buy and Price of Product~
      You can purchase this primer from Supercover's website, http://www.supercovermakeup.co.uk
      You can buy the sample size in 1.5ml for £1.00 or their 50ml tin bottle for £14.65

      ~Would I buy again?~
      Even though it didn't provide a matte appearance to my skin all day I would re-purchase this product.

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  • Product Details

    Age defying Collagen based formula which fills fine lines and wrinkles and smooths skin /