December 8, 2009

L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Anti-Dull Skin Primer Review

L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Anti-Dull Skin Primer 1

The Muse is still having a bit of a tantrum that the new L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Collection that hit England earlier this year has yet to rear it’s head on this side of the pond. It looks like such an interesting array of products and it’s such a blooming shame it’s failed to come to the US as of yet.

No worries I’m kinda sorta keeping my fingers crossed that it’ll pop up come Spring. What are our chances?

In the mean time I’ll show you one item I was lucky enough to try out when a friend gifted me with it recently.

Check it!

Ahhh the chore of being dull. Not dull personality wise mind you but dull skin, yup I has it. My skin goes through some sort of transition period when the seasons change and it ends up looking terribly dull.

L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Skin Primer comes in an array of formulas for correcting not only dullness but other woes such as redness. As for me I was all about the anti-dullness version.

L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Anti-Dull Skin Primer 2

L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Anti-Dull Skin Primer 3

L’Oreal got just about everything right with the primer but sadly it doesn’t actually work at making my skin lively again and dullness still continues to stick around. The formula is soft and moisturizing, it blends seamlessly into the skin and is a really good primer and base for foundation for anyone who has dry skin. The color is a nude peach but honestly this shade does nothing for brightening, whitening, or freshening tired skin.

If you’re skin is dry and you’re looking for a little extra something to create a good working canvas for makeup I highly suggest checking out L’Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Anti-Dull Skin Primer. However, if you’re looking for a good base to refresh tired skin this isn’t it. Overall, it’s a decent primer but just doesn’t live up to livening up this Muse’s skin.

Available at Boots UK or check out E-bay or a makeup forum to snag some from abroad. The Muse imagines that L’Oreal just might gift us with this collection come Spring or she hopes they will.

Anyone in England try out these new primers?



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Disclosure: The following item was gifted to the Muse by a friend.  For further information please see my FTC Guidelines or my Disclosure/Disclaimer posts.

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  • Sarah

    Hey muse! These look so great. I’m a beauty advisor at Walgreens and just recieved a product handbook from L’oreal. These will be coming in next year. I can not wait to try them 🙂

    • the Muse

      oh sarah best news ever! I can’t wait 😀 I really want to try a few of the other items they have such as the shadows, lipsticks, etc…! thanks for the head’s up doll!

  • Helena S

    this sounds really great!! so excited. hopefully they arrive by february in time for valentines day!

  • Hana

    Is there an anti-redness one too? That would be nice to use on my nose and cheeks.

  • robyn

    i ve tried the anti redness same story i didnt feel it did anything for redness but it was a nice primer

    • the Muse

      hey robyn! yup! awesome primer but not really noticing much a difference in my skin! 🙂 glad we are agreed!

  • lyn

    I cannot wait to try these out! I saw these coming in at my job and was so excited! I’m on a no makeup buy for 3 months but I have to break it now! Must say this is my first time on your blog and now I can’t get off it!!! I love it!!! I’ve been sitting here for at least 2 hours going page by page! =]

    • the Muse

      hi lyn!

      Awesome! Where do you work!? 😀 Omg great will power hun! I wish I could ban myself but it’s SO hard 🙂 Aw man so flattered you stuck around to read for so long 🙂 thank you so much!!!!!!!!! 🙂

      I hope we can talk again soon!


  • Krista

    I tried the anti redness primer and I felt that it made my face even more red. It also made it dry. I spent 15 dollars on it for a little bottle so I wasn’t very happy.

    • the Muse

      oh no krista sorry to hear it. no redness here but just felt it did nothing. 🙁

  • Ally

    I just bought this today. Fingers crossed! I have tried the magic perfecting base and actually really liked it, don’t know if you’ve tried it or not.