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COVER FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment

BY COVER FX #65 in Face Primer

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars54%
  • 4 Stars26%
  • 3 Stars12%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star3%
4.24 / 5 based on 1,102 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:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

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
COVER FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment
Reviews (1102)
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  • "awesome primer for underneath your foundation if your looking for a product that is mattifying! and this product also helps to reduce the size of your pores and very easy to work into the skin i would consider buying this again" in 365 reviews
  • "while this stuff feels thick, you don't need a lot and your face ends up feeling like a smooth canvas for makeup. foundation definitely stays on longer when i use it and i don't feel like it spurs breakouts. " in 306 reviews
Jamie L.
Phoenix, AZ
6 reviews
I got this primer a few weeks ago from Sephora and while it is a little on the expensive side, it is certainly worth the price! I put this on whenever I wear foundation, and I can barely tell I'm wearing it. It's very light and doesn't add too much extra shine to my already oily skin.
Macayla H.
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This primer is okay. I wasn't every impressed with it. I have found a cheaper better matte primer that doesn't cost as much. It also did not help with my oil control at all. I have used it a couple different times and the results hasn't changed
desi🌹 H.
19 reviews
This product is just like any other primer. I would l is to test out the other primers and compare it. It helped blur my pores but I don't have much there and it was easy to apply my foundation the Maybelline Fit Me worked great on top of it.
Jennifer W.
136 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I've only used this for about a week, but I can tell that it helps to control the oil (not completely), but most of all, my makeup still looks great by the afternoon! Normally, the oil makes me makeup smear or disappear. This stuff is awesome!
Jennifer S.
Toluca Lake, CA
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
LOVE this primer! It's the only one I use. Not only does it mattify really well, but it also makes me feel less guilty about wearing makeup due to its anti acne properties. Helps to clear up blemishes while also priming my skin for make up.
Carly H.
Sumrall, MS
228 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Out of all the cover fx primers, this one was my favorite. It gives a matte finish but doesn't make your face look flat. It's easy to use and works for most any skin type. I would probably buy it again!
Susie G.
Daly City, CA
44 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have re-purchased this product numerous times. It works well with maintaining my oil and keeping me shine free for the majority of the day. What I love most about this product is that it lasts such a long time since a little bit of product goes a long way.
Marlene L.
Wilson , NC
90 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
A must have for me! I have textured oily acne prone skin and this works great for me, it mattifies but it’s not uncomfortable to wear and use. It helps smooth out texture as well because of the consistency it has, I love it and recommend.
Avery M.
Wenatchee, WA
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
My acne has almost diminished after using this product! I honestly can't believe it and I would recommend this for everyone! It makes my face so Matte and my makeup literally stays on all day. It smooths everything yet feels so light!
Jay L.
12 reviews
This product really does help cut down on shine. I tend to get oily midday but this product reduced the oil on my skin. It goes on smooth and helps my foundation blend more easily. It's a wonderful product which I will be buying again.
denise r.
181 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Where can i find one of these ?
Justine E.
Bethesda , MD
37 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Does this primer actually work and clear acne at the same time? If it does, sign me up that's exactly what I need! Please let me know your personal experiences with this product.
Kelsey G.
Elkridge, MD
60 reviews
Does this really help with acne?
Diana  G.
6 reviews
Is this a good primer for oily skin?
Christine T.
Coconut Creek , FL
103 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
So I’m looking for a new primer to try. I’m currently using cover fx mattifying primer, but I would like something new to try to mix it up a bit. Any recommendations for a good primer? 🤗💁

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COVER FX  Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment
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COVER FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment