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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

In the Blink of an Eye

I have been somewhat obsessed with lid primers lately... I had never really used them very much before, but now I turn to them to keep my shadow vibrant throughout the day. I love intense eyes & nude glossy lips! I've tried quite a few lately, & here are my thoughts... Too Faced's Shadow insurance definitely offers more longevity than without. You can also use it to secure some glitter on your lid( you know mama loves her sparkle!)



Probably the most well known shadow primer is Urban Decay's Shadow Potion. It has gotten rave reviews, so what did I do? I went out and bought, in the XL or super sized version no less. Alas, the love affair wasn't there for me. It's not that it didn't work in holding the shadow in place, the issue was I actually thought that it made my lids look more 'crepey' than in reality. Anyone who knows me has heard me say that I'm allergic to aging, so no thank you to crinkly texture!

Trish McEvoy's is still by far, my favorite. It offers smooth coverage, with opaque coverage so you can wear it all by itself. I have it in 5 different shades- need I say more?The only tip, is that it sets quickly, so you need to work quickly to blend it!

Peace. Love. Primer. M

4 comments:

Jules said...

Thanks for the reviews. I have a sample of Too Faced's Shadow insurance and really need to try it. I'm also a fan of the intense eye and nude lip.

Christina Lee said...

Hmm... I use Bare Minerals but not for eyelids.

Peace.Love.Lipgloss. said...

Stay tuned for my reviews on Pop Beauty's lid primer & Benefit's Stay Don't Stray, as well- I told you I have a problem!

Bama Girl said...

Hey there, for a shadow primer my absolute FAV is the Clinique "Touch Base for Eyes". It comes in 6 different colors and my most used one is Canvas Light. I can hardly put on eye shadow without this product! :-) XOXO