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BECCA Backlight Priming Filter

BECCA

Backlight Priming Filter

Item #: 2291329 Size: 1.0 oz

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FREE deluxe First Light Priming Filter with any $35 Becca purchase (offer valid 9/3/17-9/23/17 or while supplies last)

FREE deluxe First Light Priming Filter w/any $35 Becca purchase
More than just a primer, it's the secret behind the iconic BECCA glow. Infused with three unique Filtering Luminescent Pearls, each one adds a different drop of diffused light. Blended together, they result in a first of its kind, lightweight, whipped fluid that creates a smooth canvas and acts as an instant filter. Blurs imperfections and gives skin a healthy, luminescent glow.

Find your glowing skin look with the BECCA Glow Glossary - with six glows to choose from #DefineYourLight.

Apply a thin layer to moisturized skin from the center of the face outward. Wait a few seconds and apply makeup as usual or wear alone.
Water (Aqua), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Extract, Panthenol, Silica, Carbomer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

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BECCABacklight Priming Filter
 
4.5

(based on 316 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (256)
  • Lightweight (240)
  • Smooth (217)
  • Blends well (192)
  • Long lasting (170)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (13)
  • Causes breakouts (11)
  • Doesn't stay on (7)
  • Irritates skin (6)
  • Poor coverage (6)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (184)
  • All skin types (137)
  • Going out (108)
  • Sensitive skin (58)
  • Travel (43)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (119), Classic style (94), Trendy style (51)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 316 customers

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not for me

By Kk

from Ca

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

      Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

      Too dry

       
      4.0

      Love / hate

      By Mikaela

      from Lincoln, NE

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Makes face look radiant
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Causes new breakouts with just one application
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Non-sensitive skin types
      • Those who do not have any breakouts typically

      Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

      I was so excited to try this product after hearing great things from a few different friends. However after the very first time I used it I had two new breakouts- one on my cheek and one on my chin.
      I decided to give it a few more tries. I really love how light and SMOOTHE it feels on my skin! It also has a slight "glitter" or shimmer to it which makes your skin look super soft and even.
      Unfortunately, after every use of this product I just get more breakouts and I'm so bummed because it's a great product!

      I believe the main contribution from this product to my breakouts are: the fragrance

      I would only recommend this to others who do not typically suffer from breakouts hardly ever.

       
      5.0

      i LOVE BECCA PRIMER!!

      By cenayati

      from pittsburg, KS

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

        i love this product. it makes my skin and makeup look fantastic!!

         
        5.0

        I've been using for years

        By Alysa

        from Ocala, fl

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Natural Looking

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

          Love. Very hydrating on my skin.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Subtle and light weight...pretty!

          By JayLeslie

          from Winchester, KY

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Travel

            Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

            I'm happy with the brightening affect and like the way this feels. A nice fresh look.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            So woth it!

            By Dana the English Teacher

            from Wausau, WI

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

              I got this primer as a sample when I bought the Becca soft light blurring powder (also a great product!). I don't think I would have sought out a primer because I was under the impression that they didn't do anything. I use this primer in its own with the Becca powder as well as with the BB cream I use in the summer. It evens and brightens my complexion nicely. I wish I could describe better what it does. I love it!

               
              5.0

              Love this product!!!!

              By Bonita

              from Waxahachie, TX

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Natural Looking
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

                Makeup base

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Love/Hate Relationship

                By Ally

                from Fort Collins, Co

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Natural Looking

                Cons

                • Causes Breakouts

                Best Uses

                  Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

                  I am all about the glowing makeup trend! I was beyond excited to try this because I have heard so many good things. It does give a subtle glow to the skin however it doesn't last very long and doesn't do a lot to help your makeup last like a primer should. I found that it did make me break out so while I wont be using it again I still think other people should give it a try. At times I feel like it can emphasize the acne scars I have, however that is only if I wear it for more then 4 hours. Overall, I do think its overpriced but its not a bad product.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Not for oily skin

                  By Chantel

                  from Albuquerque NM

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                  • Causes Breakouts
                  • Oily

                  Best Uses

                  • Going Out

                  Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

                  Beautiful for the first few hours but soon after, oily. I don't usually have oily skin and this product caused me to break out and have heavy skin oil. I tried it for a little over a week until I pushed it to the back of all my other make up.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  EXACTLY what I was looking for

                  By Jamie

                  from NJ

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Natural Looking
                  • Noncomedogenic
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about BECCA Backlight Priming Filter:

                    I previously used a glow primer from a different company and they no longer make it. I have searched for a long time for find something similar. I've tried the bargain brand products and they just don't look as natural. This product is worth the money. Easy to apply, very natural looking, gives just the right amount of glow and doesn't peel!

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                    • Q:

                      Could I use this without applying foundation over it? Is it pigmented enough?
                      Asked on 3/24/2017 by A

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This is a primer which will help blur the skin and give a very soft glow to the skin to help eliminate any imperfections, but we recommend to sue foundation over top if you are looking to even out the skin.

                        Answered on 4/4/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      I have the Becca First Light Priming Filter. What's the difference between these two products? Would I use them both? Thank you!
                      Asked on 3/24/2017 by Sundae from PA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        First Light Priming Filter helps refresh and energize the skin using Cool Light Technology.
                        Whereas Backlight Priming Filter uses pearls that diffuse light to blur imperfections and provide a luminous glow that evens skin.

                        Answered on 4/4/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Does this work well to smooth over wrinkles under foundation?
                      Asked on 3/23/2017 by Cookie

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes! Our Backlight Priming Filter works to help blur and smooth the skin for a beautiful soft focus base for foundation application.

                        Answered on 4/4/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Does this primer minimize pores also?
                      Asked on 3/23/2017 by Beautylieswithin from Moreno Valley, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our Backlight Priming Filter helps smooth the appearance of the skin and blurs any imperfections including larger pores!

                        Answered on 4/4/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Would this work for combination skin?? Also does this work well with any foundation?
                      Asked on 3/23/2017 by Izzy from California

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Beauty! Yes our Backlight Priming Filter works great on combination skin. You can use with your favorite foundation, from matte to luminous of a finish xo

                        Answered on 4/4/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Can this be used on dry skin? And does this prevent makeup from sinking into pores? Every primer i have tried doesnt prevent my foundation from sinking into my pores. Including smashbox and too faced hangover..
                      Asked on 3/23/2017 by Skincare addict from Ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Beauty! Yes, our Backlight Priming Filter works very nicely with dry skin. The whipped formula helps blur and perfect the base, so this will help blur any pores so when you apply your foundation, it goes on seamless and smooth! xoxo

                        Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      How well does this work if you have an oily t-zone?
                      Asked on 3/22/2017 by Nic

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Beauty! Our Backlight Priming Filter works great on all skin types. Just be sure to use lightly on the t zone and blend thoroughly into the skin xoxo

                        Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Can the BECCA Backlight Priming Filter be used under a power foundation? I tend to wear powder foundation(Clinique Superpowder Double Face) because I don't usually have the time to apply liquid foundation.
                      Asked on 3/22/2017 by BlondeBeauty from New Orleans, LA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi beauty! yes, our Backlight Priming Filter can be used under a powder foundation. You would apply the primer first and blend into skin thoroughly. The proceed by using your powder foundation for a natural finish with a hint of luminosity xoxo

                        Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Is this product silicone free?
                      Asked on 3/18/2017 by KitCat from Manteca, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Beauty! Yes, our Backlight Priming Filter is silicone free xoxo

                        Answered on 3/22/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Is this good for extreme dry skin women ??!!
                      Asked on 3/15/2017 by Snacksized_ from Baltimore, MD

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi BECCA beauty! If you are looking for a great primer that will help hydrate very dry skin, then you will love our First Light Priming Filter! This helps refresh the skin and hydrate very well to prep the skin for makeup application xoxo

                        Answered on 3/16/2017 by Brand Expert from BECCA Cosmetics
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