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NARSPore & Shine Control Primer

NARS

Pore & Shine Control Primer

1.0 oz Item 2509038

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Mattifying. Refining. Oil free. Pore Minimizing Complex diminishes the look of pores instantly and over time. Controls shine. Prolongs and enhances the look of makeup.

Benefits:
  • Instant Results: Minimizes pores and mattifies skin throughout the day with soft-focus powders.
  • Long-term Benefits: African Whitewood and Oleanolic Acid combine with peptides to help balance skin.

Find NARS store locations at Ulta Beauty.
Smooth over the face for a blurring effect or target the t-zone and oily-prone areas to help deflect shine.

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NARSPore & Shine Control Primer
 
3.9

(based on 29 reviews)

64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (21)
  • Easy to apply (19)
  • Smooth (17)
  • Long lasting (15)
  • Blends well (8)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Doesn't stay on (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (13)
  • All skin types (7)
  • Going out (7)
  • Oily skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (8), Trendy style (6), Natural style (5)

Reviewed by 29 customers

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4.0

okay

By tjaren

from Spartanburg, SC

Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

This is a good primer, but definitely not my favorite. It does get the job done. It's great for someone with consistently oily skin. I usually apply a good moisturizer before applying since this is so mattifying.

 
5.0

Great for oily skin

By oily girl

from San Diego, Ca

Pros

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

Cons

  • Difficult to Apply

Best Uses

  • Everyday
  • Going Out

Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

I guess I am in the minority of people who loved this product. I have oily skin with larges pores in the t-zone. I received this primer as a sample and it worked amazing on my skin. It controlled my oil and didn't over-mattify my face. For me, it is easier to apply when I pat it on my face or use a beauty blender to apply. Do not rub it! I purchased the full size and use it with my long-wear foundations. To any oily girls out there, give it try! it might work on you.

 
5.0

Best primer I have ever tried!!

By Jojo

from Los Angeles, CA

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out

    Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

    I have been having trouble finding a primer that works with my oily skin until one of the workers at ULTA recommended it to me. I was skeptical at first about how great it could be. How wrong was I! It keeps me matte and over the course of the day it gives me a subtle glow rather than straight out oily. I once wore it for about 14 hrs and man did it hold up.

     
    2.0

    Ehhh

    By Samantha

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Doesn't Stay On
    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      I have oily skin all around and this primer did not work with any of my foundations. I tried it with Fenty, No.7, L'Oréal, and Urban Decay and by four hours in, my makeup was breaking up and skin was overly oily. I always have to blot but my makeup never broke apart like that before. I did return.

       
      4.0

      A really nice primer

      By Mdndj

      from INDIANA

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Strong eye irritating scent

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Oily
      • Pores

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      I got this primer ad a sample and notices it was pretty good so I bought a full size. It burns my eyes a little on application but works well for shine pores not the best but ok but it's depending in what you use on top. The true test will be in the summer.

       
      2.0

      Ok but you can get same results from drug store primer

      By Mary Jane

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Not worth the money

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      Product is ok, I wouldn't recommend. Drug store primers will work just as good. This one is overpriced and I didn't notice that it made me any less oily.

       
      5.0

      NARS Primer

      By Cindy

      from Minnesota

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Going Out

        Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

        I use primer if I know I will be wearing makeup for several hours. The NARS primer is great. My face isn't shiny or irritated.

         
        4.0

        New Favorite Primer

        By Analyssa B.

        from Viera, Florida

        About Me Trendy 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

          Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

          New favorite primer! This minimizes the look of my pores and only my t-zone is oily but this does the job! I also have dry skin and it help my foundation to not emphasize my dry patches!!

           
          5.0

          BEST primer for oily skin

          By Sydney

          from Columbus, Ohio

          About Me Classic Style

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

            The only primer that controls my SUPER oily skin! Lifesaver!

             
            2.0

            Not for me

            By CaityS

            from Wilmington, NC

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

            • Difficult to Apply
            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

              Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

              I wish I loved this product. It seems to work really well and blurs my pores as promised. It has a nice powdery finish that worked on my oily skin but didn't seem drying. However, the "blurring particles" they use (I think?) are very gritty and irritated my skin after a few days of constant use. It make my skin soft, and I don't have sensitive skin at all, but I couldn't get over the rough texture every morning.

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                Is this product (Nars Pore & Shine Control Primer) non-comodegenic and oil free?
                Asked on 12/20/2017 by AL from St. Louis, MO

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                  Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please contact us at gethelp@ulta.com. Thanks!

                  Answered on 2/5/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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