07 June 2010

Cliche Cosmetics | Primetime Shadow Primer ( Dark ) Review & GIVEAWAY

I don't know how familiar you all are with Cliche Cosmetics but I want to introduce you to their popular Primetime Eyeshadow Primer. I actually got the opportunity to try & review their Limited Edition version of the Primer in Dark, which is customized for those with darker complexions.

Primetime is one of Cliche Cosmetics best sellers, so naturally I was anxious to see what all the hype was about! 

One of the first things I noticed and admired about the primer, is that its texture is really smooth & creamy. 

So of course its not exactly my complexion but I didn't expect it to be, because its a primer NOT foundation lol.

In the photo below I did two swatches so you can get a feel of what the eyeshadow looks like with & without the primer. There's only a minimal difference but the color did seem slightly more vibrant without it. However, someone with oily skin like myself, I know that wearing eyeshadow without a primer/base typically results in not having any makeup left on my eyes by the end of the day. So for me, a primer is a NECESSITY! The color still popped once I applied it to my eyes with primetime.

Glow: The texture is really creamy & rich. It stayed smooth which allowed for easy blending. Also I didn't notice any creasing throughout the day which is a huge plus!

Glare: I did notice that I was applying slightly more eyeshadow on top of the primer, to really achieve the shade I wanted. So I'd suggest only using a thin coat because a little goes a long way.

Would I Recommend It: Absolutely! Especially for those of you with oily skin. You won't have to worry about reapplying your eyeshadow throughout the day.

Overall Glam: I like it! By the end of the day my shadow was just as vibrant as it was when I put it on. Be sure to visit Cliche Cosmetics for more fab products.


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  1. I follow via google friend connect.

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  6. I follow via google friend connect.

    i have oily skin but have never used eyeshadow primer. i tend to use either a powder or liquid bronzer as a base/foundation and then put eyeshadow on. does it really make that much of a difference?

  7. @troublemaker honestly, this was my first time using any type of base but I did notice the difference vs not wearing any at all.


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