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e.l.f. Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer

e.l.f. Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer

BY E.L.F. COSMETICS #5 in Eye Primer

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars56%
  • 4 Stars24%
  • 3 Stars12%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star3%
4.24 / 5 based on 15,112 Reviews

Product Description

This lightweight formula quickly absorbs into skin and preps eyeshadow keeping it from creasing. Use it for a more vibrant and long lasting eye look with every use.

HOW TO USE

Squeeze a small amount of the eyelid primer onto your finger.

Gently pat it over the eyelid.

Wait for the formula to dry before applying eyeshadow. 

Ingredients:
 Isododecane, Quaternium-18 Bentonite, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Hydrogenated Polybutene, Triacontanyl Pvp, Propylene Carbonate, Retinyl Palmitate (Va), Tocopheryl Acetate (Ve), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Silica, Tin Oxide, Quartz, Benzyl Alcohol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone
May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035)

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e.l.f. Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer
e.l.f. Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer
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REVIEWS
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "I love it but there is a one dollar option too and that works well too! But this is three dollars and isn't greasy! Love it i wish they had more colors! They have sheer and Blush! However the one dollar comes in sheer, golden, pearl and champagne." in 1084 reviews
  • "I use urban decay and elf and honestly there doesn't seem to be too much of a distinct difference.. the price is wonderful " in 1050 reviews
  • "& works great my eyeshadow lasts when I use this product and I always buy it because it's so very affordable and i use it almost every day." in 254 reviews
  • "I have extremely oily eyelids and this primer didn't quite do the job for me, however I use this primer on my clients and it works like a charm." in 198 reviews
  • "I think it's a great primer, its not as smooth and soft like other primers I've tried but for the price, you can't go wrong with buying it" in 171 reviews
Lexi H.
107 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This primer is good, I got the shade white pearls or something like that and it’s VERY white. It does its jobs of keeping my makeup on (my eyeshadow hadn’t moved for 10 HOURS) it does go on kind of weird and gets little chunky when you blend it out but for 3 dollars it’s super worth it!
LilMami S.
Greeley, CO
48 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I really like this primer, it keeps your eyeshadow locked in place until you remove it! It also covers any discoloration on the eyelids and gives a nice base to begin your eye look with. However, not 5 stars because it makes some darker colors really patchy and impossible to blend.
Yaritza V.
Laredo
475 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I think this primer for the eyes works the same as others it is not sticky. And I really like the price:)) I would rather use a concealer to set up my eyes, but this primer is good and it does last long!
Chelsea K.
College Station, TX
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is a fairly decent eyelid primer. Honestly it feels like water downed concealer in a lipgloss tube. It does work but I find that about halfway through the day my eyeshadow tends to crease. It isn’t the worst product but it also isn’t the best. For the price it’s fairly decent.
Destiny B.
Lakeland , FL
556 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
The eyelid primer is pretty nice it’s easy to apply on the eye it’s makes the eyeshadow the blind very well it also enhances the pigmentation of the eyeshadow and makes all of the eyeshadow appear brighter I definitely recommend it plus it’s only two dollars you cannot beat that
Lela P.
155 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This doesnt really do much, like at all. I dont really understand why eyeshadow primers exist when your concealer will do the same thing 10x better. This feels really cheap too, the cap broke when i was trying to screw it back on. Dont waste your money on these, just use your concealer.
Katrina L.
Kingsville
22 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
i think this is a really great primer if your looking to stay on a budget, it really pops out your eyemakeup, but i do think they could make it a little better as far as getting to blend easier. but i do highly recommend this for anyone who is on a budget its just $3 at walmart
Grettel V.
Hialeah, FL
13 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Loooveeee this stuff. I just recently started expiriementing with primers and I love this baby! I have oily eyelids and my eye makeup tends to smudge throughout the day. With this stuff, it stays locked on all day. Obviously if you cry or get wet at some point, your makeup is going to come off. This is ALL-DAY wear, not waterproof. And come on, it's $2.
Catarina C.
Fairfax, VA
187 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
For the price it’s the best eye primer I could find. It feels very light, easy to blend and conceals a little bit my discoloration. I find it’s easy to apply eyeshadows on top of it, as long as I don’t use too much primer, otherwise my eyeshadow will crease in a couple of hours. Because you don’t need much product, it will last you a long time.

It’s also really easy to find in stores like Walmart, Target or CVS.
Karrey W.
Baton Rouge, LA
106 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I liked this primer ok but it certainly wasn’t my favorite and it did irritate my eyes a bit. I have such a hard time with anything on my eye lids due to irritation. It didn’t cause any rash or anything but it did leave them a bit red. I’ll try something different next time.
Caitlin H.
Rumford, RI
17 reviews
How many hours (on average) does your eye makeup stay on with this?
Elinor M.
Warren, MI
102 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Am I the only one who thinks this is better than Urban Decays Primer Potion?
Elizabeth B.
Brooklyn, NY
135 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
For only $1.00, you can't beat the price. Do you feel the same way about most of the Elf line?
Taylor S.
Bridgeport, CT
19 reviews
Does the primer work well on your eyes?
Chelsea K.
Hattiesburg, MS
11 reviews
How do you apply this product and avoid creasing?

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