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BECCA Velvet Blurring Primer Perfecting Base

BY BECCA #70 in Face Primer

4.1 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars51%
  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star3%
4.17 / 5 based on 581 Reviews

Product Description

A liquid-to-powder blurring primer that instantly vanishes the appearance of pores, fine lines and imperfections. The feather-light formula leaves skin porcelain smooth with an airbrushed finish. This is your holy grail primer – not only does your makeup look better, it lasts longer.

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BECCA Velvet Blurring Primer Perfecting Base
BECCA Velvet Blurring Primer Perfecting Base
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  • "i got it for free from influenster and i keep using it, it’s great for my skin which sometimes is oily and sometimes is dry. the final texture is great and the color is perfect for my skin and it smells good." in 107 reviews
Alexandra M.
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I'm super sad. I really really really wanted to like this product especially after the high Sephora rating and how much I spent on it. HOWEVER, for starters, the packaging is whack. The tube that connects to the pump is broken off and the primer squirts out all crazy. As for the formula, it is definitely NOT ideal for large pores and oily skin. The initial application is nice, it made my face feel nice and smooth, but no product laid on top of it nicely, it doesn't pair well with any other primers, and it lasted MAYBE 2 hours before it appeared to lose the battle against oil and my concealer (I don't wear foundation in the summer) started sliding all over the place. Incredibly disappointed. I don't usually return open makeup, but for $38 I'm going to have to.
Ang K.
Marriottsville, MD
45 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Okay so I really struggled with this product rating because I think that it’s a great primer for keeping your make up looking fresh through the day (since I tend to get greasy and this product really cuts down on that) however the packaging is awful! I originally purchased it and the pump would splatter the product in every direction but on my hand where I wanted it to go. Not only did it make a mess, but I was loosing so much product. I decided to exchange it after a few uses because the pump wasn’t getting any better. I tired the replacement bottle and the same thing happened... will not be purchasing again due to packaging malfunction. BECCA Velvet Blurring Primer Perfecting Base
Yissel C.
Bronx, NY
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The Becca Velvet Primer is by far one of the most unique primers I've ever experienced. The Becca website claims that this primer has a liquid to powder texture which leaves a porcelain smooth airbrush skin finish. What caught my attention was that the liquid had a sort of tint to it as oppose to gel or clear substance. When first applying it didn't feel as though there was a change but when working it into the skin and giving it a couple minutes to settle it started to feel powdery smooth. On the fingers it started to rub off not a very comforting feeling on the hands. Immediately had to wash them afterwards but it claims to be light weight. It definitely feels like product is on the surface. This primer fills the pores, I tested it on a lemon and saw the primer filling it in. Being that I have normal to dry skin this product doesn't really hydrate my face the way I would like to before applying my foundation. This primer may be perfect for anyone with an oily skin texture. Influenster gave me the wonderful opportunity to test this product complimentary and I am extremely appreciative! BECCA Velvet Blurring Primer Perfecting BaseSmashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
Alejandra C.
40 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I found this product to give a veil type of blurring filter to my skin which looks really nice, however for MY skin type (combo-oily) I found that the blurring effect was not long lasting. The Velvet Blurring Primer claims to make your makeup last longer however it lasts maximum 2-3 hours on its own. This primer claimed to be a feather light formula that leaves the skin feeling smooth. I agree with that! I loved that it was not heavy on my skin and made me confident in that I would not break out with this product. The blurring filter makes your skin feel really soft but I could still see my pores. I give this a low rating because I felt that because it sets to a powder finish my foundations did not sit well on the skin. It almost made it look like I've never in my life exfoliated my cheeks! That was the killer. Note that when I used my foundation it did seem to do better with the longevity of keeping the oils at bay. Granted I use matte formulas due to my oily nature. I think that this would work very well on those with normal skin type and those who like powder foundations. These are my opinions on the product and I hope that you find this review helpful. For a more extensive review follow my Instagram account @ExquisiteGlow. Im working on relaunching a blog and will announce my posts there. Thanks! XOXO
Megan M.
Oak Ridge
312 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This is my biggest disappointment of the cosmetics year so far. I had wanted to buy this so many times but for 40 dollars, I kept hesitating. I read so many positive reviews and love a great blurring primer but already use lancome and urban decay so I was having a difficult time justifying spending money for it. Well want overruled common sense and I bought it. Once home, I opened it up. It is packaged in a sleek modern looking bottle that has a shiny chrome pump dispenser top to it. Instructions told me to shake well before use and I did. I went to dispense the primer and it was not what I expected. It was a runny thin apricot colored liquid that no matter how shaken up it was, the primer stayed a thin liquid. That made it hard to apply to my face I felt because I had trouble getting it to stay evenly in place and not run. Once I did get it applied and looked in mirror, I couldn't see this amazing blur everyone raves about. Optical illusion by urban decay that blurs to a flawless finish before even Begin to apply your makeup. It hides all imperfections and uneven tone, I didn't get that from this primer. And I'm not knocking Becca primer, I love the Illuminating primer and it's a great primer but this blurring primer wasn't for me. I never even wore it out, I returned it the next day and am glad I tried it so I can move on to a new product obsession
Ronia C.
Birmingham, AL
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I recently received this product complimentary for testing and review purposes. I have really large pores and textured Skin So this product had a lot to go up against. I am a fan of Becca products in general and use the foundation regularly. The packaging is similar to the foundation products in the cylinder tube with a pump dispenser. Definitely shake the product well before you pump it out because it could be too runny. The consistency is less thick than foundation and definitely not a gel primer consistency. It comes out in a peach tint but melts into the skin with no hue - I am caramel brown skinned with warm undertones. I did take before and after pictures and noticed that my pores were less prominent after applying the product, not sure if I'm making that up in my head. My Foundation lay on top of it beautifully and I had a good 6 hour wear out of it before getting shiney. I was satisfied with this product just as I am with my regular go to primer of a similar caliber to Becca brand. I will rotate this out with my other primer!
Jasmine B.
696 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I did not realize that this was an apricot colored primer until after I bought it.  Fortunately, it dries to a translucent finish within seconds.  This is not a primer that you should pair with any other primers.  It's watery compared to the  BECCA Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector™ .  Since it blurs pores, the finish is soft and powdery which provides the best canvas for applying foundation.  I have only used it for liquid foundations and it has not seeped into my pores.  It left an oil free finish for about 6 hours.  I'll be trying it with powder and stick foundation next.
Sarah M.
South Bend, IN
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I like this blurring primer by Becca a lot! It reminds me so much of the Hourglass Ambient lighting primer that I have (in luminous light). It gives you a velvet finish and a flawless look. It tones down my shine but still leaves a glow (how?!) it's really lovely! I wish the drying time wasn't so fast, it makes his a little harder to work with. Using a dampened beauty blender solves this, though. It has a peachy pink tone that helps to brighten your complexion. I feel like my makeup does last longer with his primer because it helps control my oil. I don't need to use much powder with this primer, it any. That's a huge plus because sometimes powder makes me feel dry and takes away the glow that love.
Kelly B.
Gainesville, FL
7 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I received the velvet blurring primer as complimentary gift and was instantly super excited! I had been on the hunt for a mattifying primer for a while and I'm very happy with this one! I have VERY oily skin and this seems to really help reduced the shine throughout the day. Right when you put it on, all of your oil literally disappears completely. The result is a super even and velvety smooth application that actually prolongs the wear of your foundation. I've worn it with several different foundations and I'm very happy with how it works across the board. I definitely would not recommend this to someone with dry skin, however, All in all, I love it and will definitely repurchase it when I run out!
Julia Z.
Tucson, AZ
25 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
First off I want to say I am VERY picky about my primers and this one is one of the best I've tried! I love how thin and light the formula is! It definitely helped smooth out my pores (usually heavier primers accentuate my pores so this formula worked great for mine!) and the biggest thing I noticed is it controlled my oil! I am usually a grease ball however this Primer cut my grease level at the end of the day in half! If you have dryer skin or patches I recommend just focusing it on your T zone (forehead, nose, chin)! Also love the packaging! I did receive this product complimentary for review purposes however all opinions are completely my own!
Oyuky R.
RIO RANCHO, NM
430 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
What other product does this compare to?
Celeste K.
Jackson , TN
84 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Can anyone tell me how well this works. Is it worth the money
Maya M.
78 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
sounds amazing for oily skin!! can anyone confirm?
Ashley E.
101 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
How does this compare to the Blurring primer from Milk makeup? Which would you choose if you had to pick from the two?
chandra a.
renton, WA
148 reviews
Can someone help a sista out with what exactly "liquid to powder" means?? lol

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