Elizavecca Skin Liar Primer || Product Review

Price: PHP 280
Availability: Althea Korea
Net Weight: 30ml

Featuring my favourite primer, the Elizavecca Skin Liar Primer!

I’m not a fan of silicone primers. They feel too slippery on my skin and they’re usually mattifying; hence, the texture doesn’t complement my skin type (combination-dehydrated).

Its key ingredient are:

  • Sea cucumber extract – protects and improves elasticity of the skin.
  • Phytosqualane – has strong moisturizing properties for that youthful glow.
  • Illicium verum fruit extract – revitalizes skin and soothes irritations.

It’s nice, light, and hydrating rather than dry and mattifying. It feels more like a moisturizer than your traditional primer. This helps smooth out my dry patches and it evens out skin texture and pores; albeit, not as well as a silicone primer can. I don’t mind, though.

The tone comes out a little peachy, but it blends out into almost nothing. It does give the skin a brightening effect, though.

It has a faint, refreshing, lightly floral scent that doesn’t linger. (Althea commented that it was supposed to be a peach scent, though.)

This is best for: mildly textured skin that needs smoothing, brightening, and hydration.

What I love:

  • Hydrating
  • Non-greasy, non-sticky
  • Brightening
  • A little goes a long way
  • Creates a smooth and even canvas for makeup
  • Does not clog my pores

What I don’t love:

  • Not great for oil control
  • Not widely available

Overall thoughts: 

I love this primer! I don’t use it every time I wear makeup, but it’s great for refining and correcting skin texture. I’m not sure if I would repurchase, though—considering that I rarely use primers in general.

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