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Boosting Your Skin’s Radiance with Primer

Does your skin suffer from the winter blahs?  To give your skin’s brightness a boost, switch primers.

In the warmer months, I need to keep the oil at bay with NARS Pro Prime.  For the winter, I traded it in for Laura Mercier’s Radiance Primer.  It gives my skin a lit-from-within glow.  When I’m exhausted, my skin looks well-rested and hydrated.  Even after I apply powder. 

To see the results, several beauty bloggers have before-and-afters to show you the brightening effects.  It’s a light radiance, but enough to make a difference.

Need a drugstore dupe?  The Interwebs recommend Revlon Skinlights in Peach or L’Oreal Magic Lumi.

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    7 comments

  1. joanna says:

    I have the radiance primer from Laura but only used it for evening. Do you think it’s ok for office wear?

    November 17, 2015/Reply
    • Belle says:

      I think so. It’s not glittery or anything, I wear it during the day.

      November 17, 2015/Reply
  2. Curvy CEO says:

    Primer is an absolute must for me – in all temperatures and seasons! In fact, I find that sometimes wearing primer alone is enough to help keep shine at bay, even if I don’t wear anything else.

    November 17, 2015/Reply
  3. Crystal says:

    After experimenting with a few samples from Sephora, I just purchased the Too Faced Hangover Replenishing Face Primer, and it’s really helping my extremely dry skin look refreshed and dewy!

    November 18, 2015/Reply
  4. Gina says:

    Does anyone have any suggestions for a good nighttime moisturizer to use in the winter? Preferably under $30 please. Thanks!

    November 18, 2015/Reply
    • Belle says:

      Cerave.

      November 18, 2015/Reply
      • Gina says:

        Thanks. I’ve had good luck with their face wash, so I’ll check it out.

        November 18, 2015/Reply