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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 618 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth (427)
  • Easy to apply (408)
  • Lightweight (367)
  • Long lasting (282)
  • Easy to take-off (201)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (344)
  • All skin types (239)
  • Going out (182)
  • Sensitive skin (128)
  • Travel (120)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (238), Natural style (192), Trendy style (78), Beauty conscious (6), Survivalist / minimalist (3)

Reviewed by 618 customers

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

terrible

By emma

from not telling

Pros

    Cons

    • to thick

    Best Uses

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

      this product is simply terrible it's way to thick so it's very hard to apply not to mention when i did wear it on my face it didn't seem to do anything. it didn't prolong the wear of my makeup or benefit my skin in anyway don't buy this

       
      5.0

      LOVE

      By Mackenzie

      from Detroit, MI

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Natural Looking
      • Noncomedogenic

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

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

        I would use this over any other primer!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love this must try!

        By peppy132

        from Oshkosh, WI

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday

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

          This primer is great. Its a little difficult to apply. But once you get it going and it starts to warm up it spreads easy.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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 .

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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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