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L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base

L'Oréal

Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base

0.50 oz

Item #: 2212787

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Get the perfect skin texture, instantly and all day. The silky, lightweight formula glides onto skin and minimizes the look of pores and fine lines. Skin looks and feels smoothed and resurfaced. The result is a unified matte finish that's flawless. Suitable for all skin types. Dermatologist tested. Non-comedogenic.

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L'OréalStudio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base
 
4.0

(based on 615 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth (426)
  • Easy to apply (407)
  • Lightweight (366)
  • Long lasting (281)
  • Easy to take-off (200)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (46)
  • Difficult to apply (44)
  • Heavy (41)
  • Poor coverage (27)
  • Clumpy (25)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (343)
  • All skin types (237)
  • Going out (182)
  • Sensitive skin (128)
  • Travel (120)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (237), Natural style (191), Trendy style (78), Beauty conscious (6), Survivalist / minimalist (3)

Reviewed by 615 customers

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5.0

Only one that works for me!!

By Samantha V.

from Eugene, OR

About Me Classic 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

    Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

    This is the only primer that has worked on my skin (I am oily through the T-zone). It keeps my forehead from becoming shiny and it keeps my makeup on really well. I have tried multiple more expensive primers and have never been as happy as I am with this one. I will continue to use this forever.

     
    5.0

    AMAZING

    By Jackie

    from Chicago

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

      Absolutely love this product! It creates an amazing smooth canvas on my face, it fills in pores, makes my foundation last longer, smooths my smile lines. I have tried Benefit's the porefessional before using this and the L'Oréal magic perfecting base tops it by 100. This primer works really well with my combination skin.

       
      4.0

      Great base for makeup

      By NT

      from Ann Arbor, Mi

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Clumpy

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

      Makes your make up look better. Creates a smooth base. Can be a little crumbly, but a little goes a long way

       
      4.0

      Would buy again

      By Jess

      from Mississippi

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

        I put a small amount around my t-zone to help the appearance of pores and it reduces the amount of oil the light throughout the day.

         
        3.0

        Probably wouldn't buy again, but not a total waste

        By Courtney K

        from Gainesville, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

        So, I bought this after reading about it and was so excited to try it. It is a very small amount for the cost, but I figured, if it works well, no big deal. It feels very velvety on the skin when you use it and is very lightweight. However, it gives your skin a very dull look. I am not a fan of that, I prefer a healthy glow. I tried this with a new foundation first, which was the L'Oréal Infallible, and it didn't even last until noon. My make up was spotty and patchy. I thought maybe it was just the cheap foundation, so I tried it under my it cosmetics cc cream, and it created the same problem.... which I have NEVER experienced with the cc cream before. Maybe it is just my skin, but it doesn't work well for me and I will not buy again.

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By Jekia

        from Idaho

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

          Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

          I really loved this product, I totally recommend it!

           
          4.0

          This is my second time using it.

          By None

          from Sarasota Fl.

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

            Goes on very smooth with a silky however, I wish this product came in different skin tones instead of just soft white. It DOES blend but can leave a faint shade of white which for me, is a bit of an issue due to the fact I sometimes like to go without foundation and just finish my face off with a little powder .

             
            3.0

            Not my go-to primer

            By 00kaitlyn00

            from Texas

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

            This primer feels great but it's heavy on the skin and doesn't mix well with certain foundations, it slides around on my skin once the foundation is applied.

             
            5.0

            Affordable primer

            By Eve

            from Dallas, Texas

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Easy To Take-off
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Clumpy

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

            I love this primer because I have an oily t zone and it helps to take away the oils. It works better than some high end primers and it lasts for awhile. It also does not cause me to breakout like other high end primers.

             
            4.0

            Good drugstore primer

            By Hannah

            from WV

            Pros

              Cons

              • Hard to evenly distribute onto face/skin

              Best Uses

                Comments about L'Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base:

                This is definitely one of the better primers that can be found at the drugstore. The only negative I can say is that it's extremely thick and hard to spread evenly on the skin.

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                • Q:

                  Is this safe for sensitive skin?
                  Asked on 6/25/2017 by Combo Skin from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Combo Skin. Our Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base is suitable for all skin types, dermatologist tested and non-comedogenic.

                    Answered on 7/6/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Is this product waterproof? And should I use this product if I have combination skin (most oily in the t-zone)? Can this product replace my daily moisturizer?
                  Asked on 6/25/2017 by Cami from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Cami! Our Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base is not waterproof. You can use this product if you have combination skin. This primer will create a smooth canvas for your makeup. We do not recommend replacing this product with your moisturizer. You should apply your moisturizer first, let it sink in and than apply the primer. We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 7/6/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Does this product leave a tacky base?
                  Asked on 6/22/2017 by Seasea from Philly

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello there Seasea! Thank you for reaching out to us. Our Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base has a silky, lightweight formula that glides onto skin and minimizes the look of pores and fine lines. Your skin will look and feel smooth and resurfaced. The result is a unified matte finish that's flawless. This product is suitable for all skin types, dermatologist tested, and non-comedogenic. We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 7/5/2017 by L'Oreal Consumer Care from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  What are the ingredients?
                  Asked on 6/10/2017 by M from Oregon

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi M! The ingredients for our Studio Secrets Professional Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base are posted below:
                    Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Silica, Acrylates Crosspolymer, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Aluminum Hydroxide

                    Answered on 6/13/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Is this primer oily on the skin?
                  Asked on 6/2/2017 by Gaby from Los Angles, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This lightweight formula will minimize pores and fine lines, while resulting in a matte finish. Hope this helps.

                    Answered on 6/7/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Is this product moisturizing?
                  Asked on 3/9/2017 by E from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi there! Thanks for reaching out. Our Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base is like a primer. Please apply a separate moisturizer before using this product. Apply this product each morning on bare skin after your moisturizer has absorbed completely into skin. Apply dot by dot and blend in a gentle circular motion over the whole face or to targeted areas: Under-eye to smooth over fine lines. Nose and cheeks to minimize appearance of pores and blemishes. T-zone for a matte result. We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 3/10/2017 by L'Oreal Consumer Care from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Is this primer oil-free?
                  Asked on 3/6/2017 by Cherry Pie from Mesquite

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    HI Cherry Pie! Our Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base does not claim to be oil-free. All of the ingredients are listed below:

                    Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Silica, Acrylates Crosspolymer, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Aluminum Hydroxide

                    This product is suitable for all skin types, dermatologist tested and non-comedogenic.

                    Answered on 3/7/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Will it stay on oil skin for about 8 hours?
                  Asked on 3/4/2017 by Sarah from Irvine, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Sarah! Our Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base is intended to prep your skin for your foundation. For oily skin we recommend using our Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation in conjunction with this product. Our Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation contains an air-light texture with a demi-matte finish. It is oil-free, non-comedogenic and suitable for sensitive skin. This super gliding mattifying formula contains a high water content for maximum comfort that lasts. This product also has built- in Blotting Spheres that act like blotting paper, instantly absorbing sweat and oil without disturbing color pigments.

                    Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Will this product work with oily skin? Thank you!
                  Asked on 3/3/2017 by Cherry Pie from Mesquite

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi CherryPie! Yes, our Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base is suitable for all skin types. This primer provides smoothing results instantly and all day with a unified matte finish that's flawless.

                    Answered on 3/3/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Does it contain silicone?
                  Asked on 1/18/2017 by Anna from Dandridge, TN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi! We're sorry we do not have prepared information on the ingredient information you have requested. However, you can view the ingredients for this product on the product or the package itself.

                    Answered on 1/23/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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