Cover FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment
4.24 / 5 based on 776 Reviews
What it is:
A lightweight, water-resistant gel-primer that helps keep skin matte while minimizing the appearance of fine lines and pores.
What it is formulated to do:
This lightweight, mattifying gel-primer minimizes the appearance of fine lines and pores. It also facilitates blending and extends your foundation while preventing and healing acne blemishes, all the while providing an instant mattifying effect, leaving skin texture looking flawless. This clinically tested primer is vegan and free of parabens, fragrance, gluten, mineral oil, and talc.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
The secret to Cover FX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment is its ingredients. Willowbark extract, naturally containing salicylic acid, provides gentle exfoliation to clarify the skin and reduce sebum buildup and support the body’s natural cell renewal process. Ancient African tree bark extract assists with minimizing pore size, shine, sebum, and inflammatory acne, while a natural fruit acid complex of bilberry, sugar maple, lemon, sugar cane, and orange alpha-hydroxy acids gently exfoliates and supports the body’s natural cell renewal process to unclog pores and allow drainage. Vitamins F, C, and E protect the skin, soothe inflammation, and reduce redness while they support protecting against premature skin aging. Ancient African tree bark extract derived from the chamomile plant reduces redness and inflammation. Vitamin F, esters, squalene, and hyaluronic acid nourish and moisturize the skin.
Please note that this product was formerly known as ClearPrep FX.
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Cover FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment
I live by this primer. This in conjunction with the natural finish foundation have kept my skin healthy and alive through some tough times. This primer smooths out your skin and makes it very silky so that your foundation goes on super smoothly and is easily blendable, I took this summer off from using primer/foundation and switched to a tinted moisturizer, and let me tell you-- the SECOND fall came around and the temperatures started going nuts, my skin freaked out, and switching back to this primer and the coverx natural finish foundation completely resolved my issues. I'm still working on healing from september/october, but the progress is astounding. Definitely would recommend and have already turned many people onto it who didn't even know that primer was a thing.
So I admittedly have not dived into the confusing world of primers, but I was recommended this primer from a Sephora worker since I am someone who doesn't have a lot of breakouts but I do breakout with certain makeup. She explained this as a "pillow between your skin and the foundation so the foundation sits right on top but doesn't irritate your skin and cause it to break out". I like that this primer helps my skin prevent from breaking out as if I have literally every type of foundation breaks me out, just some more than others. I'm very excited to continue using this primer to see if this will end up helping me with the 3 total foundations I have.
This was pretty great. I got this as a sephora point perk and debated buying the full size, but didnt because i have commitment issues. It is smooth and doesnt ball up or have a weird color. I applied this only to my t zone as thats where i get oily, then applied a smoothing primer all over the face. This kept my shine at bay, as opposed to smoothing primer alone. I didnt notice any changes in my t zone acne while using this, which isnt what i use a primer for anyway but i took a star off since it claims to fight acne.
I was actually really surprised with this product. I had a sample size i took with me on my trip to europe because i couldnt use my full size primer anyways, i broke out from the long plane ride and literally after one, i repeat ONE use I saw significant reduction in my breakout of redness and size of pimples it was shocking. I am going to buy the full size once I run out!!
This is my absolute favorite foundation for oily skin! It kept my makeup on all day without it sliding off like it usually does. I came into sephora and asked a worker which one she’d recommend, and she said this one is her favorite. Plus the anti-acne treatment keeps breakouts under control. Would recommend to everyone with oily skin/acne.
I'm a fan. I have combination skin and I'm never putting on makeup for just a short stent...so I need staying power and that requires starting with a fresh and hydrated face and a TOP NOTCH primer...especially if your like me and trying (and slowly achieving) to master contouring. This is an excellent primer and worth the price.
This time saving two in one formula provides great assistance in keeping breakouts for those with acne prone skin under control. It provides a light medicated barrier between your skin and makeup to reduce dirt and oil seeping into your pores and causing breakouts. It extended the life and wear of your foundation. I dont recommend use near eyes. Get a separate shadow primer for that as you may experience irritation on your eyelids. Make sure you arent allergic if you have sensitive skin. Spot test it first. If you are using other ance medications in conjunction make sure you dont overdo it. Stay away from peroxide based creams or washes.
This primer is so amazing! It is a little pricey but last about a month or two. At first I was a little worried because it is oily at the touch but it goes away. It makes my makeup matte all day and I'm a cna. I've tried different primers for years and have finally found the one. I buy it from Sephora!
I had been looking for a good primer for some time when I came across this gem! I love it soooo much! It doesn't leave my skin oily and helps my foundation go on so nicely. It blends well and dries quickly. I continue to repurchase Cover FX products for my face and makeup routine!
This primer is an amazing mattifying and acne treating primer, two amazing features in one product. It's a very creamy easy to apply primer that modifies really well. I get the occasional break out even at age 30, so I really like the acne fighting ingredients. It feels good to know that my primer is also protecting my skin. Makeup applies really well over top of the primer and I noticed that my T-Zone does not get oily, like it normally does comma when using this mattifying primer. I got this as a sample with my Sephora order and I will definitely be purchasing the full size immediately.
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