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    Default face primers?

    Is it best to use a primer before applying makeup??

    I've never *really* understood what they were for
    any primer recommendations?
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    Primers provide a smooth surface so that your makeup won't slide down your face. This is good especially if you have oily skin. My best recommendation is Milk of Magnesia from any pharmacy. Works better than Urban Decay's face primer (which did nothing for me) and its whole lot cheaper.

    I use just a dab of MoM on a cotton ball everyday, even when I'm not wearing makeup. It keeps the oil factor to a minimum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caribbelle View Post
    Primers provide a smooth surface so that your makeup won't slide down your face. This is good especially if you have oily skin. My best recommendation is Milk of Magnesia from any pharmacy. Works better than Urban Decay's face primer (which did nothing for me) and its whole lot cheaper.

    I use just a dab of MoM on a cotton ball everyday, even when I'm not wearing makeup. It keeps the oil factor to a minimum.
    I will be trying this ASAP...the things you find out on NP

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    Quote Originally Posted by caribbelle View Post
    Primers provide a smooth surface so that your makeup won't slide down your face. This is good especially if you have oily skin. My best recommendation is Milk of Magnesia from any pharmacy. Works better than Urban Decay's face primer (which did nothing for me) and its whole lot cheaper.

    I use just a dab of MoM on a cotton ball everyday, even when I'm not wearing makeup. It keeps the oil factor to a minimum.
    Wow thanks Caribbelle for the tip! I never knew this...Times like these I love Nappturality
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    In addition to what caribbelle said, some primers also give a slight sheen to face. This is what I have found to be the case with MAC primer. It gives me a slight glow under my foundation.
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    Ah, thanks a lot you two!! I'll deff check out Milk of Magnesia. And I do have oily skin I hate putting on foundation and later into the day my face is soo shiny.
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    WOW. Milk of Magnesia? Who'd have thunk......Thanks for the tip ladies

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    So I asked my mom about the milk of magnesia lol, here is how the convo went

    Me: MOM! Do you know where I can buy milk of magnesia?
    Mom: Milk of Magnesia?? Why do you need to buy that!? o_O
    Me: Because I need a primer, and I heard it was good! :-D
    Mom: LOL, a primer? ... do you know what Milk of Magnesia is?
    Me:....a......primer?

    I didn't know it was a laxative of some sort :>

    lmao, so I bought it (today) anyways, and it deff works! I'm so happy the shiny-ness is gone Thanks for the suggestion! I did some more research and read that it's good for getting rid of acne too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by caribbelle
    Primers provide a smooth surface so that your makeup won't slide down your face. This is good especially if you have oily skin. My best recommendation is Milk of Magnesia from any pharmacy. Works better than Urban Decay's face primer (which did nothing for me) and its whole lot cheaper.

    I use just a dab of MoM on a cotton ball everyday, even when I'm not wearing makeup. It keeps the oil factor to a minimum.
    Milk of Magnesia! Man...I've got some in the cabinet right now! I'm glad I saw this. My skin has been acting funny and getting oily. I was trying to figure out what sort of primer to buy. Now I can save my dollars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samiah View Post
    Ah, thanks a lot you two!! I'll deff check out Milk of Magnesia. And I do have oily skin I hate putting on foundation and later into the day my face is soo shiny.
    Quote Originally Posted by vosbourne View Post
    WOW. Milk of Magnesia? Who'd have thunk......Thanks for the tip ladies
    Quote Originally Posted by Samiah View Post
    So I asked my mom about the milk of magnesia lol, here is how the convo went

    Me: MOM! Do you know where I can buy milk of magnesia?
    Mom: Milk of Magnesia?? Why do you need to buy that!? o_O
    Me: Because I need a primer, and I heard it was good! :-D
    Mom: LOL, a primer? ... do you know what Milk of Magnesia is?
    Me:....a......primer?

    I didn't know it was a laxative of some sort :>

    lmao, so I bought it (today) anyways, and it deff works! I'm so happy the shiny-ness is gone Thanks for the suggestion! I did some more research and read that it's good for getting rid of acne too!
    Quote Originally Posted by aaviyah View Post
    Wow thanks Caribbelle for the tip! I never knew this...Times like these I love Nappturality
    Quote Originally Posted by rubydee73 View Post
    Milk of Magnesia! Man...I've got some in the cabinet right now! I'm glad I saw this. My skin has been acting funny and getting oily. I was trying to figure out what sort of primer to buy. Now I can save my dollars.
    you ladies are all welcome, its only right that I spread the knowledge since I learned about it right here on np... LuvJones I believe mentioned it, but don't quote me on this lol
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