May 19, 2012
Primers are new to me and I have a few questions about them - expert advice appreciated! I have some acne and my T-zone gets a little red sometimes. It doesn't bug me much but I wondered if color correcting primer would help even if I didn't wear foundation over it. I tried Arbonne primer at my friend's party and it felt amazing (super silky) but I don't think they have color correcting. Also, with color correcting primers do you put it on all of your face or just the spots that need it? Lastly, I have tinted moisturizer - should I add that on top or below?
Personal anecdotes welcome!
It will help, as long as you put it on. :)
May 20, 2012
I just bought a color correcting primer and I use it before I put any other makeup on my face. I really do see a difference, too. I'm using Make Up Forever's HD Primer in Shade #2, which is supposed to reduce yellow undertones. Pair that with a foundation or tinted moisturizer with cool undertones, and I've got myself a great look! Whether it works for you or not... only one way to find out. ;]
I tried Bootes skin calming primer, its green and helps to reduce redness in skin. My face tends to have more redness in the winter so this product did help calm it down a bit. My redness was a lot like yours, only around my t-zone and a few other tiny spots so I put the primer only where I needed it. That worked for me but I suggest you play around and see what works best for you, hope that helped!
May 24, 2012
I have the same issue and I use the green color correcting primer from Smashbox before my foundation and it helps neutralize it. I only put it on the areas i need it.
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