I never thought I could love a primer. I have tried so many of them, and they all disappointed. I have oily skin and I am acne-prone, and every single high-end primer I bought either had oil breakthrough very quickly or it exacerbated my acne. Or both.
So when I got my Nude by Nature sample I was skeptical. The first thing I noticed is how creamy it was. It felt more like a moisturizer and the scent was fruity and light. I let it dry and I put on my foundation and my interest immediately piqued: my base went on smooth and had amazing coverage right off the bat. I ended up not even needing concealer because I was able to use my foundation.
I set it with powder and off I went for my day. I was stunned when 9 hours later I had no greasy breakthrough and my makeup still looked perfect. So I ran it through tons of tests, wearing it for long days, through workouts, and even on an all-day field trip with kids. It worked wonders.
There's a photo attached of me in a green shirt, and that is with the Nude by Nature under my makeup, freshly applied. You can hardly see my large strawberry birth mark at all. My skin looks exquisite -- which it definitely is not in reality. The other photo is after a long day on a field trip with a bunch of 5th graders on a hot day. I am not oily, most of my makeup is still on my face. It's nothing short of miraculous.
And one of the best parts is that my acne hasn't gotten any worse. I mean it hasn't gotten better either, but that isn't what this…Loading...