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COVER FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment


4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars54%
  • 4 Stars26%
  • 3 Stars12%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star3%
4.24 / 5 based on 1,107 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 (1107)
Q&A (69)
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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
Lauren R.
Northport, NY
1024 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I love this primer so much! It really helps my face feel replenished and amazing! It makes my makeup stay on all day and doesn’t let my face get oily. It fills my pores so it doesn't look like i have huge pores. Flawless finish. This primer is everything! 
Kathryn B.
Universal City, TX
270 reviews
I got this as a sample, and i have used it a few times, but i have sensitive skin, so something the product would burn, I'm thinking its the salicylic acid, it did help clean up a couple bad spots. a little pricey but i would recommend it.
Lauren Z.
Montgomry Vlg, MD
69 reviews
I love this primer! It is clear so you don't have to worry about it matching your skin tone. The primer is light and doesn't weigh your skin down either. I'm not 100% sold on the acne claims, but the primer is great enough without them!
Jodi M.
Little Ferry, NJ
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I really wanted to like this product but it broke me out. I have really sensitive skin and I had a ton of little bumps all over my face from using this. It did keep me matte all day but I couldn't get over that it kept breaking me out.
Diana R.
Easton, PA
16 reviews
Amazing! Not only do I have acne, I also have an oily face and sensitive skin. This primer keeps me from breaking out, doesn't irritate my skin, and blocks out my redness.
Miranda C.
Glen Burnie, MD
8 reviews
Personally, wasn't really impressed. My face feels oily sometimes, I feel like it doesn't last all day, and haven't seen any difference with the whole acne thing. I like it enough to use it but not enough to go out and buy it again.
Madison S.
Flagstaff, AZ
22 reviews
I love this product so far! Just picked it up from Sephora and I love that it has an anti-acne treatment thing in it because i have a lot of breakouts on my face. I would definitely buy again and would recommend to anyone
Guadalupe C.
47 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I was told it would do me a good but I dnt like it tho I mean it's okay but after applying it the starts to make these fuzzy things around my face the price wasn't good to expensive and doesn't do it's work I wouldn't recommend it
Kelsey C.
Ilion, NY
6 reviews
Totally obsessed with this product! I use it almost every single day, very affordable and will last you a long time. I always get mine from Sephora. I don't think this product could get any better than it already is, I will keep buying it until they stop making it!
Stephanie T.
New York, NY
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I had received this as a sample from Sephora. I use it only on my t-zone as I've combination skin and it does work to keep my oily areas more tamed throughout the day!
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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