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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 175 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (138)
  • Goes on smoothly (124)
  • Lightweight (105)
  • Blends well (86)
  • Long-lasting (83)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Sensitive skin (53)
  • 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 (12), Classic style (7)

Reviewed by 175 customers

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5.0

I would purchase this again

By KS

from Irwin, PA

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Philosophy The Present:

    I use Present daily as part of my regular routine. My skin looks less tired!

     
    4.0

    So far so good.

    By PKAY

    from Orlando, Florida

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Travel

      Comments about Philosophy The Present:

      First time user.

       
      5.0

      I love this especially in fall/winter for my combo/dry skin!

      By michelle

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Lightweight
      • Noncomedogenic
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Philosophy The Present:

        I am 55+ and have light medium skin that is dry/combo sensitive skin, and only feels best when I use this primer together with my moisturizer, (with or without makeup), especially on cold/windy days. This product soothes my skin, like no other. Most other primers feel too oily to me. This primer feels just right, and also helps my makeup blend more smoothly, too. I know this product is sold as a primer, but for me is a moisturizer booster, (and I don't find the lavender irritating as some reviewers may say). Ulta is my Go-To Store for this product.

         
        5.0

        I've loved this product for years. It's amazing.

        By LR

        from Hermon, Maine

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • None.

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Philosophy The Present:

        I use it whenever I want my skin to look flawless.

         
        5.0

        I love this product

        By Nana P

        from Indianapolis, IN

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Philosophy The Present:

          This is the best make-up primer I have ever used. It works far better for me than many more expensive primers I have tried in the past

           
          5.0

          love this

          By Jo

          from ohio

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Philosophy The Present:

            Makes your foundation glide on and smooths the surface.

             
            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.

              (2 of 2 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.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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!

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