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#41 bahiabride2010

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    Posted 24 February 2010 - 02:03 PM

    At Sephora, the girls recommended two types of primer...the Smashbox one and a primer by Tarte!

    #42 aimee!

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      Posted 24 February 2010 - 03:24 PM

      The MAC counter recommended their product "matte" to me. It's different than their "prep & prime" (which is more of a lotion) because it's a clear gel. I loved it the day she put it on for me, but havn't purchased it yet because they were out.
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      #43 carolina24

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        Posted 24 February 2010 - 08:40 PM

        thanks for bumping this! i just spent $90 at MAC for their new mineral make-up and just dont like it...too heavy (its mineral cream). i always wondered about primer, especially b/c i have large pores. maybe i can get the smashbox photo finish and go back to bare minerals? i have oily skin and i dont want to be shiny in my pics!!

        #44 btn1091

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          Posted 02 March 2010 - 07:21 PM

          I also used a photo finish primer...and it was amazing!! It reflected the light of the camera and really made my skin look flawless!! Any good makeup artist should have it (that's where I got mine)... try getting your make up done and see what he/she suggests?!

          #45 mrsrhbtobe

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            Posted 02 March 2010 - 07:28 PM

            I use the Smashbox Photofinish bronzing primer everyday....and definitely will use it on my wedding day. Don't be scared by the bronzing part of it. I am super pasty normally and it doesn't make me look like I've over done my makeup. It really does feel light on your skin and I like how it looks in pics. I just cover mine with a pressed powder (MAC studio fix), add bronzer, and go.
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            #46 momichele

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              Posted 02 March 2010 - 11:29 PM

              Looks like I am going to look into Smashbox Photofinish. Thanks for the advice girls. I need alot of help in this area especially b/c I am doing my own makeup.

              #47 TheFutureWagners

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                Posted 26 August 2010 - 04:40 AM

                Hey ladies! Found this and thought I would share:

                 

                http://www.foxnews.c... Wedding Makeup



                #48 Cindy*

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                  Posted 26 August 2010 - 06:19 AM

                  Great article, thanks!



                  #49 adcarter41

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                    Posted 29 August 2010 - 04:52 PM

                    I'm so helpless when it comes to makeup. I've never even heard of primer but it sounds like something I could use. Great thread!



                    #50 pfeiffla

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                      Posted 26 October 2011 - 06:40 PM

                      I love primed & poreless for a makeup primer.  You can get it at Sephora for sure.  It leaves your skin feeling silky and I can definitely tell when I forget to use it!






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