Primers come and go out of my life but Urban Decay Primer Potion remains my main man. Nothing like it. It locks eyeshadow on for extreme wear ALL damn day! Loves!
But of course, as any good blogger and makeup junkie, I dabble with other primers but I always come back to my beloved UDPP.
My latest venture in eye primer land is the NYX HD Eye Shadow Primer. Brand new to NYX this is a high performance primer that evens out skin tone, smooths out lines, preps, primes, holds shadows in place, and walks the dog…I lied about the last part.
Does it work?
I’m not diligent with primer. I know, I know, I should be. For me priming isn’t a necessity in terms of concealing larger pores but more an optional one that helps prep my skin for makeup and hopefully keeps it wearing long and strong and of course, if it’s Summer, I have hopes it’ll keep oily skin from making me look all kinds of greasy!
In almost all cases I prefer a primer that’s hydrating and moisturizing however I do find such a primer does oxidize my base fairly quickly so it isn’t helping to keep my makeup around long, it is however aiding it to disappear quicker. Not cool. I do know for a fact that prepping prior, not just with moisturizer, is essential for me because my skin is drier in the Winter and it doesn’t look too fabulous if I don’t add some sort of primer prior to adding my base product.
So I guess primer does become an essential item in the long run for me….
After hearing about NYX HD Studio Primer, I simply purchased one on a whim because I knew many of you would want to hear about it. I expected very little from it because I assumed it would prove to be 1. filled with silcones (my least favorite formula when it comes to primer and oh so damn itchy) and 2. gimmicky due to the “HD” nature of the product. I’m not a big “HD” makeup fan and find it a little ridiculous however NYX did successfully make me smile and start to believe in the HD idea after reading the boxes on their HD Collection which simply read “…perfect coverage for taking fun pics with pals….” I don’t think any HD line has successfully said it as nicely or as cute. I see HD lines being pimped out on how great you’ll look, how flawless, etc…kinda makes you think you’ll be on TV or in print ads if you use the line…but NYX just puts it out there that you’ll look good in photos that you take with friends….I dunno I find this cute and very down to earth.
You’d like the review eh?
Ahhh the mood lipgloss. Overly done as hell but always a fun choice in the makeup world. NYX Mood Lipgloss is the newest, color changing, perfect shade of YOU lipgloss to hit the scene.
I know, I know. We’ve seen it all before but personally NYX Mood Lipgloss brings a little something extra to the table.
Let’s have a peek!
Slap me happy, the NYX HD Collection is simply thrilling me today. Have you seen it? Now I’m not one for HD makeup as you know from my past babblings but I can so get on board with this.
One of the most interesting turns of events in this collection would be the price tag which is far above the norm for NYX but regardless, they have some pretty wicked offerings in this collection and I’m positive after you hear about it, you’ll be wanting it.
Plus I got a way you can grab some of it at 20% Off, love me much?
I’ll have a review of for you soon but until than here’s the details and images. Feel free to add your babble about what you think of the collection!
I did a little too much damage during the 50% off site wide sale at NYX during Thanksgiving weekend. Ouch! But who resist at these prices?
I was excited to haul some of the mega palettes they had and I gotta tell you, so far, I’m not disappointed!
Even if you missed the sale, NYX still calls to the beauty budget souls among us. Check out their blush if you’re seeking pigmented yet wallet friendly.
I tried the shade Desert Rose and loved it!