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Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don%27t Stray Eyeshadow Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer

Medium/Deep

Item #: 2253928 Size: 0.33 oz

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This dual-action power primer works 360 degrees around the eyes to make concealers AND eye shadows STAY PUT. Concealers don't crease, eye shadows stay vibrant & true. Contains sodium hyaluronate known to hydrate and vitamins C & E known to help fight signs of aging.

Features a "dip & dab" wand for easier application. Just a dab'll do ya!
Apply 3 tiny dots under your eyes & blend. Next apply 3 dots on eyelids & blend. Let set, then apply concealers & eye shadows as usual.

Beauty tip: Wear it alone to help even out eyelid discoloration & under eye circles...it's perfect for the no-makeup look.
Water (Aqua), Isododecane, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Butylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Isononyl Isononanoate, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Talc, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Hexyl Laurate, Sodium Chloride, Mica, Tribehenin, PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Sorbitan Oleate, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Methicone, Propylene Carbonate, Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate.

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Benefit CosmeticsStay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer
 
4.1

(based on 1046 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (512)
  • Easy to apply (495)
  • Applies smoothly (308)
  • Blends well (302)
  • Blends easily (291)

Cons

  • Creases (85)
  • Wears off easily (65)
  • Doesn't blend well (39)
  • Settles in creases (36)
  • Difficult to apply (32)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (436)
  • Going out (194)
  • Primer (191)
  • Under eyes (170)
  • Work (129)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (333), Classic style (317), Brand buyer (125), Budget shopper (118), Trendy style (62)

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5.0

Best under eye concealer doesn't move once applied

By Sms

from PV California

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Smooth Look

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

    As concealer

     
    5.0

    Oily eyelid problem fix

    By Carmen

    from La Puente, CA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Sensitive Eyes
      • Travel

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

      I use this as a primer for eyeshadow. It's the easiet thing to apply, dries fast with a matte finish. No creasing or smudging on my oily eyelids at all! Good as undereye concealer too.

       
      3.0

      Creases after heavy night use, but ok for daily use

      By mt

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Smooth Look

      Cons

      • Creases
      • Fades

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

      It's an ok eyeshadow primer, but honestly I expected longer lasting effect, especially for how much I paid. I use this for everyday makeup, but def would trust a different primer for all day to night need.

       
      5.0

      One of my must haves

      By Michele

      from DE

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy Removal
      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Colors
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth Look

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

        I love Benefit products..I use this everyday on my eyelids and under eyes. Then use benefit highbrow stick under eyebrows and it really does make eyes look lifted and bright.

         
        5.0

        Favorite Primer

        By KatG

        from Nashville, TN

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Travel

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

          My absolute favorite eye primer. Goes on smooth and makes my eye makeup last through work and usually a little hot yoga.

           
          2.0

          I'd try something else

          By Noel

          from Gilroy

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply

          Cons

          • Creases
          • Eyeshadow didn't stay put through my work day
          • Fades

          Best Uses

            Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

            Honestly, I wish I could return it and get the urban decay one.

             
            5.0

            I would buy this again

            By Wendy

            from SLC. Ut

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy Removal
            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Colors
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Good Variety of Colors
            • Long Lasting
            • Smooth Look

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

              I use this on my eyelids and around my eyes. Great primer with color

               
              3.0

              Not crazy about it, not sure if I would buy it again

              By Pretty blue eyes

              from Las Vegas, NV

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy Removal
              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

                It's okay, not great.

                 
                4.0

                I keep an extra tube on hand so I never run out.

                By Sandy

                from Tucson, Arizona

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy Removal
                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Colors
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Good Variety of Colors
                • Long Lasting
                • Smooth Look

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Eyes
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

                  I use it whenever I use eye shadow and even sometimes when I don't but just want a more finished look.

                   
                  5.0

                  Best primer I have bought!

                  By Kittygirl

                  from San Jose

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy Removal
                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Going Out

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer:

                    Applying is smooth, shadow blends very well.

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                    7 Questions | 7 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      I like to put foundation on my eyelids before applying eye shadow. Should I put this over top of the foundation or under it?
                      Asked on 1/1/2017 by Bella

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi gorgeous! Apply your foundation first, and then apply Stay Don't Stray. Let set, then apply concealers & eyeshadows as usual. xoxo B

                        Answered on 1/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Do I use this product before applying primer and color corrector or after?
                      Asked on 9/11/2016 by Amanda from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi gorgeous! Our Stay Don't Stray primer is the stay-put-primer for concealers and eye shadows! Apply 3 tiny dots under your eyes & blend. Next apply 3 dots on eyelids & blend. Let set, then apply concealers & eye shadows as usual. xoxo B

                        Answered on 9/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      would this product be good for oily/combination skin.
                      Asked on 5/30/2016 by ellie from rosemont illinois

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi gorgeous! Our Stay Don't Stray primer is a creamy liquid that protects, perfects and locks on concealer while moisturizing! The lightweight formula guarantees your eye shadow and concealer will last from morning to night!

                        Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Does benefit have an eye pallete that would work with this?
                      Asked on 7/23/2015 by ViolA from London

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I wear winged gel eyeliner everyday and I'm looking for a primer that will keep it from sliding off mid-day. Will this work as well with gel liner as it would with shadows?
                      Asked on 3/10/2015 by Alissa from Scottsdale

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Stay Don't Stray is effective to prolong the wear of eyeliner and to keep it from smudging.

                        Answered on 3/11/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Does this product help so mascara doest run on to the top and bottom of your eyes because that is my number one issue when I use any type of masacara.
                      Asked on 1/1/2015 by Mari from Brentwood, New York

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Stay Don't Stray does help to prevent transfer of mascara and eyeliner onto eyelids!

                        Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have very oily, aging eyelids. Does this need to be applied over or under make up to keep eyeliner from smudging?
                      Asked on 5/4/2014 by Ungraceful Ager from Los Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Apply to your bare eyelids, under your makeup, to extend the wear of your eyeliner and eyeshadow and to keep lids matte and crease-free.

                        Answered on 5/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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