Going the distance with Benefit 15 Hour Stay Flawless Primer - Rebecca Barnes
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Going the distance with Benefit 15 Hour Stay Flawless Primer

Going the distance with Benefit 15 Hour Stay Flawless Primer

Benefit’s newest product is a makeup primer that claims to lock your foundation on like a magnet, so that it lasts 15 hours.

Most of the time I’m a tinted moisturiser kinda girl (ask me for my absolute fave at the moment) but I was curious to see if this would improve the look of my skin. So with the addition of Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Brightening Makeup, I put Stay Flawless 15-Hour Primer to the test.

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It’s pretty easy to use, you simply apply the stick all over your face in circular motions. It feels quite cooling and you can feel it doing something, while giving skin a matte appearance. I smoothed foundation on immediately afterwards as recommended, but had a bit of trouble blending and my base ended up looking a bit patchy – I put this down to the fact that my skin at this time of the year is quite dehydrated, it’s also possible that I used a bit too much primer.

There’s no getting away from the fact that it does seem to ‘lock’ your base in place though, I had it on all day and it did not budge.

All skin types can use this primer, however my feeling is that it would be best suited to younger, normal/combination/oily skins – I think dry skin types may struggle with it, but I’d be interested to hear what other people think.

There’s a third product in Benefit’s Flawless family (below) – Hello Flawless Custom Powder Cover-Up, which is a powder, concealer and base in one. I’m loving it lots.

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Rebecca Barnes
rebeccabjourno@gmail.com
2 Comments
  • thebluedaisy1
    Posted at 15:59h, 14 April Reply

    whats your favourite tinted moisturiser??

    • rebeccab
      Posted at 10:14h, 15 April Reply

      Hi it’s Nivea Visage Daily Essentials Tinted Moisturising Day Cream in Natural- combines the right amount of coverage and hydration 🙂

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