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Philosophy The Present

Philosophy

The Present

Item #: 2209126 Size: 2.0 oz

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The Present Clear Makeup allows you to play beautifully during the day as a colorless skin perfector that camouflages fine lines, wrinkles and pores, and gives the skin a flawless, airbrushed appearance. The Present also allows you to sleep beautifully in the evening, as its unique formula helps seal in your treatment products and moisturizers, and provides natural antibacterial benefits, all while providing a beautiful, natural airbrushed finish. The present clear makeup is a must-have item in the philosophy lineup.
Apply to a clean, dry face. Product must be allowed to absorb for a full 2 minutes before applying makeup.

Precautions: For external use only. Use only as directed. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Behenyl Alcohol, Dimethiconol, Cetyl Dimethicone, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Lysozyme, Sodium Citrate, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Cyclohexasiloxane, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Chlorphenesin.

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PhilosophyThe Present
 
4.4

(based on 169 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (132)
  • Goes on smoothly (124)
  • Lightweight (99)
  • Long-lasting (83)
  • Blends well (81)

Cons

  • Heavy (8)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Causes breakouts (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (49)
  • Mature skin (41)
  • Normal skin (41)
  • Light to medium coverage (39)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (78), Budget shopper (51), Natural style (9), Classic style (4)

Reviewed by 169 customers

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1.0

Casey, flaky

By Kristin

from Fayetteville, AR

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

  • Clumpy
  • Deepens pores
  • Heavy

Best Uses

    Comments about Philosophy The Present:

    Sucks makeup into pores, emphasizing them. Prevents makeup from applying evenly. Increasingly patchy through day and gives appearance foundation has flaked off in places.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Holy Grail product right here

    By Staci90

    from Pikeville, Ky

    About Me Trendy Style

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Noncomedogenic
    • Slays
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Perfect for dry skin

      Comments about Philosophy The Present:

      Fell in love with this product!! I use it for many different things, mostly for a holy grail primer and my gosh it is hydrating and so smoothing and non greasy or sticky whatsoever, it's just utterly fantastic. I also use it alone for a moisturizer, as well as using it to smooth out makeup that's been on for a while, by putting a little bit right on top of my foundation and lightly smooth it with my fingertips. It's also great for helping to take your makeup off by applying it all over then wiping off makeup and also fixing eyeshadow mistakes if you go out to far with color etc. If you have drier skin you will love it as much as I do. I have combination to drier skin. Oily forehead and nose and dry cheeks, with extremely dry patches around my nose and chin. This is an A+ product and should be in everyone's makeup bag. I definitely recommend it to all.

       
      5.0

      amazing must at least try it

      By rach

      from roseville

      Comments about Philosophy The Present:

      great for oily skin.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good primer!

      By Lbug

      from Fond du Lac, WI

      About Me Natural Style

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Natural Looking

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Philosophy The Present:

        I like this primer, I far prefer it to others by Smashbox or Benefit. My one complaint is that the Present can be a little tacky, so I will occasionally add a drop of serum or oil (like tarte's maracuja oil) to the primer before application, and that makes it GREAT. I use this primer before I apply Miracle Worker foundation.
        Very pleased with the results!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Gave me a rash

        By KG

        from Michigan

        Comments about Philosophy The Present:

        I bought it in the store and went home and decided to try it out. I noticed it was tingly at first and didn't think anything of it. The bottle says to wait 2 minutes for it to sink in, by that time my face was completely covered in hives, by 5 minutes I was having difficulty breathing. I am allergic to eggs and never saw it in the ingredients, so I'm not positive what would've caused it.

         
        5.0

        For the simple girls!

        By Kim the Tomboy

        from Tempe, AZ

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Going Out

          Comments about Philosophy The Present:

          I use this product daily. I don't ever wear make up because I just don't know how to apply it. This clear makeup is fast and no fuss!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Deep
           
          5.0

          Great primer!

          By Dvonne

          from Collegeville, PA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Philosophy The Present:

            Daily use under foundation

            • Skin Tone:
            • Deep
             
            5.0

            I love this product

            By Melissa

            from Orange, CA

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Long Lasting
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Dry Skin
            • Everyday
            • Going Out
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Travel

            Comments about Philosophy The Present:

            This is one of the thickest primers I have ever used. I have hypothyroid which causes my skin to be super dry. Ladies! If you have dry skin, I recommend this! Even oil free primers leave my skin feeling oily, but this left my skin SO soft. The smell is a little strong for me, smells like something my grandmother would wear. If you can get past the strong smell, it's worth it. Love love love!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Perfect combined w/ Philosophy Take A Deep Breath Foundation

            By lisa

            from Raleigh, NC

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about Philosophy The Present:

              Great combined with the Philosophy make-up. Love this combo!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Best primer!

              By Sincitytouchin

              from Las Vegas

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Philosophy The Present:

                I've tried every primer on market and this IS the best. Must wait 2 min to set before you put makeup on. Wayne Goss (makeup artist on YouTube plus many more artists) has review.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

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