Monday, 20 January 2014

Review | Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser

First we had Baby Lips from Maybelline, and now we have Baby Skin! I must admit, I wasn't the biggest fan of the Baby Lips range, I mean they were alright, but I have better lipbalms/ tints that do a nicer job. I think high-end brands have got it covered but high street or drugstore primers are hard to come by, so I was eager to try this one out. For £7.99 it's not a bad size and the packaging is cute, nice and bright to spot in my makeup bag!

I think this product had been compared to the Benefit Porefessional a bit too much, I was expecting it to pretty much be a dupe when I first heard about it's release. For me this is not like the Porefessional, for a start its transparent, however it does have some similar qualities.

I like to apply this using my fingers, just so you can really smooth it out across your skin and fill in anywhere that needs a little extra help. But also so you can feel where you've put it, with a brush I just found I was wasting loads and putting way to much on, a little goes a long way with this product! This is definitely a silicone primer so if thats not your thing I would stay clear of this one. I didn't find I noticed a different to the appearance of my pores straight away, unlike the Porfessional, but this is a clear gel after all, with Benefit's offering you get a little coverage in there too. However when I applied my foundation I did find that my skin looked smoother than it would without.

I think this a great everyday primer, probably the best one I've used from the high street, and you can't argue with the price!  I think Maybelline are really stepping it up at the moment, releasing some different products that we don't expect to find at the drugstore. I can't wait to see what they're going to do next with the 'baby' line!

Have you tried Baby Skin? What did you think?
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