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Benefit Cosmetics Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer

Benefit Cosmetics

Stay Don't Stray Eyeshadow Primer

Light/Medium

Item #: 2214786 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 942 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (435)
  • Easy to apply (408)
  • Applies smoothly (308)
  • Blends easily (291)
  • Crease resistant (230)

Cons

  • Creases (74)
  • Wears off easily (65)
  • Doesn't blend well (39)
  • Settles in creases (36)
  • Difficult to apply (30)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (349)
  • Primer (191)
  • Under eyes (170)
  • Going out (153)
  • Work (129)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (289), Classic style (270), Brand buyer (125), Budget shopper (118), Trendy style (55)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (492), Medium (383), Deep (12)

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3.0

Too expensive for it not to work

By Jacbad

from Hammond, LA

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy Removal
  • Easy To Apply
  • Smooth Look

Cons

  • Creases
  • Fades

Best Uses

  • Everyday

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

The product was easy to apply but creased and melted after four hours of wear. I have oily skin and I was looking for something that would preserve my eyeshadow and keep it from creasing and melting off. I do you have to say that this product works better than urban decay and toofaced.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
5.0

Favorite Eyeshadow Primer Thus Far!

By Heather

from Olathe, KS

About Me Classic Style

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Sensitive Eyes

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

    I love trying new products/different brands and have never purchased the same eyeshadow primer multiple times in a row but I might have to re-consider with this one! I have very dry skin but somehow have oily-ish eyelids and this does not crease on me. The light tint in it also helps cover up some of the pigmentation/veining in my eyelids so my eyeshadows look more even with this. I've tried probably four different brands/formulas of eyeshadow primers and this is probably my favorite or tied with the Smashbox Photo Finish Lid Primer. Would definitely consider re-purchasing (if I don't find another one to try first)!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Yes

    By Angie

    from Rockford Illinois

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy Removal
    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

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

      Love it

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      I have been buying this for years, nothing else compares.

      By Jessica

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

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

        I've been buying this product for years. I've tried alternative products that are cheaper but it definitely does not work as well as Stay Don't Stray. It's pricey but worth it in the long run. My eyeshadow lasts all day.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        Good eye primer

        By Haley

        from Carrollton, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Creases

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

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

        You put it above and below eyes. It works well

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        1.0

        Shadow Primer

        By Eye Make

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Creases

          Best Uses

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

            I have a difficult time with eye make up. Shadows simply wear away before the end of the day. I have tried several products of this kind, all saying they will keep your eye shadow in place all day long. None of them work for me. This product creased on my lids and simply did not keep my shadow on.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Permanent in my make up bag.

            By Holly

            from Tennessee

            About Me Trendy 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 use the product for eyebrow shaping and under my eyeshadow

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              Amazing

              By Erin

              from New York

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

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

                I use as a concealer on blemishes and dark undereye circles. I top it with powder and it covers beautifully and lasts all day!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                I am hooked on this product

                By mae

                from Texas

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Smooth Look

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

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

                  Lasts long and keeps my eye shadow from caking.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  2.0

                  Not very good

                  By Megan

                  from Los Angeles, CA

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

                  I bought this and used it right away. It does not stay on long. It creases up. Worse product by Benefit.

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                  6 Questions | 6 Answers
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                  • 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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