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Goof-Proof Glow

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

To avoid skin that looks discolored, ditch your potentially streaky foundation and even out your skin tone with a tinted primer instead . It’s the goof-proof route to a natural-looking, healthy glow. Plus, it will help your makeup stay put all day long!

For over a decade, Scott-Vincent Borba has been a renowned innovator in the beauty category and has worked on such esteemed brands such as Hard Candy Cosmetics, Johnson & Johnson®, P&G/Wella-Sebastian, Shiseido/Joico, and Dr. Murad. 
Scott-Vincent helped found E.L.F. Cosmetics with the idea that quality color cosmetics shouldn’t be limited to high-end department stores.

Scott-Vincent has been a high-fashion model, TV personality and became a licensed aesthetician to further his credentials and experiences. He founded BORBA, and continues to use his creative thinking to push the envelopes of skin care as we know it.




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123 wrote:
1) 4/26/2011 5:44:27 PM
I love my wet n wild primer+foundation intuitive blend. It has a very light pigmentation, but for me, it's amazing and it makes my face feel SO smooth (I have normal little bit oily skin around spring/summer, but in fall/winter it's more dry
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xoxoKat wrote:
2) 4/26/2011 10:24:58 PM
i never thought of doing that! it sounds like such a great idea.. thanks for the tip(:
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fabrly wrote:
3) 4/27/2011 1:45:00 AM
This is a great tip, I finally pulled out my elf studio tinted moisturizer and lightly applied a thin layer. I set it with translucent powder. I can't believe how much lighter my face feels compared to other cakey products I've used in the past. Because of this useful tip, I will never go back to pore-clogging foundations. I feel significantly fresher with the tinted moisturizer!
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Je-ss wrote:
4) 4/27/2011 12:56:11 PM
This is a good Idea. I tried the hard candy tinted moisturizer, but the product separated after a month. Oh well, I like more coverage when its cold anyway.
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lo85 wrote:
5) 4/27/2011 6:44:05 PM
I love tinted primer! I've been trying one from Rimmel that lasts all day and really helps combat looking washed out and weird! I'd love if ELF made one.
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FancyWoman wrote:
6) 4/28/2011 2:53:26 AM
Try the elf primer. It's fantastic! It leaves a velvety feel to the skin when applied and a drop can cover your whole face. Use foundation next and you will find that you"ll use less as it spreads so smoothly and evenly over the primer. A light dusting of powder or my favorite the elf boost shimmer powder and wow....a quick process, cost saving by using less product, with a photo ready, celeb style look for pennies compared to high end brands. The elf primer is one of the best products they have by far.
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LiisK wrote:
7) 4/28/2011 5:40:45 AM
As I understand the current Studio primer is silicone based and is there to smooth out the surface. Is elf also plannig to launch a mattifying primer? I'd be quite interested in that - silicone primers do nothing for me becayse of the living oil refinery that I am. By mid-day my makeup suffers :S.
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abbhaze wrote:
8) 4/29/2011 7:29:54 PM
this is so true i love my urban decay primer
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maryclaire8999 wrote:
9) 5/2/2011 12:44:02 PM
that is so true! tinted primers work so much better for me
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Rini wrote:
10) 5/2/2011 3:28:51 PM
Having struggled since I started wearing makeup to find a foundation the right color. I'm very pale with pink undertones and I find everything light enough has far too much yellow in it :( Tinted primers are so much easier to deal with.
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Miss Erika wrote:
11) 5/3/2011 10:39:04 PM
Question: Does this cover red spots? My face always looks sunburned, even when I haven't been in the sun for weeks. I have to use that green cover up stuff (I don't know what it's called) or else people ask if I'm blushing or burned. I would really like to keep a natural look and still be able to hide my red spots.
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Muyba wrote:
12) 5/6/2011 2:24:17 AM
I love the elf primer it works really well and helps keep ur make up looking fresh and keeps ur make up on all day! :-)
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