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Pore & Shine Control Primer

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Pore & Shine Control Primer

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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.

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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 37 reviews)

68%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (25)
  • Easy to apply (23)
  • Smooth (20)
  • Long lasting (18)
  • Blends well (10)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Everyday (15)
  • All skin types (8)
  • Going out (7)
  • Oily skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (10), Natural style (7), Trendy style (6)

Reviewed by 37 customers

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2.0

Easy to Apply - Didn't Control Shine

By Soleil

from Chicago, IL

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      I found this Nars' Pore and Shine Control Primer pulled the oil to the top of my pores especially around my nose. It dried out the skin more than it controlled the oil. It went on very nicely; however, the product did not work for my skin.

       
      5.0

      Highly recommend this primer

      By Mrs.Rose-Black

      from Okc

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      I've tried many and I mean primers all different high end. I get up at 7:00 everyday I'll say about to hours or so later it's time to touch up with other primers. My makeup is flawless all day with this primer until about late evening. Then my T-Zone starts to shine a little but it's okay considering I put it on early morning and when I get home it's almost time for bed. I love this primer NARS is one of my favorite products to use.

       
      4.0

      Holy Grail Primer

      By B.D

      from Orlando, FL

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      I got this as a sample and immediately fell in love that I went out and bought the full size. I have extremely oily skin and this makes my makeup look so pretty evertime I use it. I didn't notice much, as far as pore minimizing goes though.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Holy Grail Primer

      By CaraM80

      from NYC

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      I never wear primer because they don't do anything for me but I got a large sample of this one and it is amazing! Controls oil almost all day, blurs pores and the best part, is not a slippy silicone mess. If you can't stand silicone primers, like me, I highly recommend trying this!

       
      2.0

      It's alright

      By Ediaz

      from What

      Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

      It blurs pores but does not control oil very well. I see myself getting oily. I will not be repurchasing.

       
      4.0

      Good Primer w/ Decent Oul Control

      By Debbie

      from Las Vegas

      About Me Classic Style

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

        Bought this primer mainly for oil control. Works very well without over drying skin. Went about 5 hrs without touch up. Very pleased. Didn't notice huge difference in pore size, but applies smooth under makeup. I use with Mac Studio Fix Powder and Nars Concealer. Nice smell and feel.

         
        5.0

        Absolutely amazing!

        By Joy

        from Colton ca

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

          This is the best primer for pores an oily skin! I retired my smashbox pore minimizer for this. I no regrets! I highly recommend if u have pores an oily skin

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing

          By Daisy

          from Austin tx

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about NARS Pore & Shine Control Primer:

            LOVE IT

             
            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.

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            • Q:

              This might be a dumb question, but I assume you apply moisturizer before primer?
              Also, if I use a cc cream can I still use the primer under it?
              Asked on 3/27/2018 by Stephanie from Oklahoma City

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                In order to properly prep your skin, you should apply your moisturizer before your primer. You can use our primers under any foundation of your choice, including a cc cream.

                Answered on 4/13/2018 by Official Answer from NARS from Brand Answer
            • Q:

              Is this product water based or silicone based
              Asked on 3/21/2018 by Lillian from OK

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Our Primers all contain a silicone base.

                Answered on 4/13/2018 by Official Answer from NARS from Brand Answer
            • Q:

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

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                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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