WORTH IT or THROW IT: COVER FX Illuminating primer review

WORTH IT or THROW IT: COVER FX Illuminating primer review
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Illuminating Primer from Cover FX [Dupes: Kat Von D lock-it hydrating Featherweight primer – $32.00] preps the face for makeup while it assists in giving the skin a more radiant appearance. Its mineral complex works bounces light off the skin, creating the appearance of a natural-looking, luminous glow. Gatuline® Radiance Illuminate and Refine is a natural, preservative-free ingredient that improves the look of dull looking skin and supports microcirculation, Hylasome EG10, a Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, helps to moisturize and leave skin hydrated, and Panthenol, Provitamn B5, gives skin a smoother, supple appearance. Improve skin tone and give skin a glowing appearance with this multitasking formula.

Price: S$ 60.00

Place I buy: Sephora Singapore

How to use: Apply a pea-sized amount into your palm and dot it out in your face from chin, forehead, left-right cheek, nose tip, bridge of the nose and eyelids. Spread it evenly around your face. Use it before you apply your foundation. This is water base primer base and it suitable for dry skin therefore it suggested by me, to use water base foundation.

Ingredients: Water, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Mica, Polysorbate 80, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Propanediol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Evodia Rutaecarpa Fruit Extract, Panthenol, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Carbomer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

Does NOT Contain: Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Fragrance, Gluten, Mineral Oil, Talc

Who is it for? All skin type, especially for dry skin and acne prone skin.

Is the product skin friendly? Yes.

Is there any trouble with ingredients? read the ingredients in Glossary.

What is so unique about this product? the primer contain skincare ingredients which are sodium hyaluronate and pro Vitamin B5, that help to also moisten the skin.The product is preservatives free that will prevent the skin to look dull. This is makeup built in skincare.

Is the brand cruelty free or sold in animal testing territories? PETA approved brand. Cover FX are not tested on animal.


PRODUCT OUTLOOK

The packaging is tube applicator [blue rounder sticker is attached by me to indicate that this is water base] 


VERDICT

Rating: 5 out of 5

  • It’s water base (suitable for my dry and acne prone skin)
  • no cakey makeup look
  • my skin stay hydrate all day

Will I recommend or repurchased it? Yes.

 

Have you try water base makeup? which finishing you choose illuminating or matte?


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Felicia is a writer podcaster and social journalist. She previously writes for publisher company such as MEDIUM publisher and Allwomenstalkcom. She received the award for Top 50 Indonesian Beauty Blogger on March 2018.
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Skin Condition: Dry, Dehydrated, Sensitive, prone to acne and irritation.
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