Advanced search

Looking for an eyelid primer

(26 Posts)
Sophiedotty Fri 20-Sep-13 13:03:53

Eyeshadow crease on me. I'm looking for a budget one but will try an expensive one if it works.

WhoNickedMyName Fri 20-Sep-13 13:19:01

I've never found one that works. I've tried loads of cheapies, then I splashed out on Benefit Lemon Aid and even that didn't work. So I'll be watching this thread with interest.

CointreauVersial Fri 20-Sep-13 13:19:45

I just use my regular mineral powder foundation - buff a bit on my eyelids before I put on my eyeshadow, and it creates the perfect base. You don't really need a specific product.

Buzzardbird Fri 20-Sep-13 13:20:33

I am using a test pot of the Clinique one and it seems to work. Maybe pop in and ask them for a tester?

sedgieloo Fri 20-Sep-13 13:44:33

Elf do one which rivals the urban decay. It has a wand applicator. Very good and affordable.

Lottapianos Fri 20-Sep-13 13:45:36

Urban Decay Primer Potion - costs about £20 but I use it every day and it's lasted me over a year. Give it a good 5 minutes to dry before you add your eyeshadow, then you should be crease-free all day

KatoPotato Fri 20-Sep-13 13:46:47

I really rate benefit's' stay don't stray' you only need a teeny tiny weeny bit and my bottle has lasted over 18months.

catinboots Fri 20-Sep-13 13:47:08

Urban Decay

tartiflette Fri 20-Sep-13 13:58:23

I use Bobbi Brown eye cream stuff in Bone. It's amazing stuff, you can put anything on top of it and it doesn't shift all day.

squoosh Fri 20-Sep-13 14:07:15

MUA at Superdrug do a great eye primer for £2.50

Higher up the beauty food chain I really rate the Nars or Urban Decay one.

goodasitgets Fri 20-Sep-13 14:24:26

Urban decay potion primer
Seriously, I wore bright eyeshadow at work on NYE for 16 hours and it looked perfect when I finished

CeeceeBloomingdale Fri 20-Sep-13 16:43:39

Another vote for ELF

LeslieKnope Fri 20-Sep-13 16:50:03

Urban Decay. Without question.

It's amazing.

moonshine Fri 20-Sep-13 16:56:21

Definitely Urban Decay - it's brilliant.

AmethystMoon Fri 20-Sep-13 17:54:01

Benefit stay don't stray is great. Lasts forever and also a stay put primer for concealer. £20 but when it lasts over a year, good value I think for a product that does what it promises. I have just bought my third one and it's not often I repeat buy make up.

Sophiedotty Sat 21-Sep-13 09:05:23

Thanks all, I will check them out.

ZacharyQuack Sat 21-Sep-13 11:30:21

This blog writer has done a comparison of eye primers:

Part 1 Expensive brands
Part 2 Cheaper brands

This is an american blog so you might not be able to buy all the brands in the UK.

It's a good blog, she says 'fuck' a lot and has a very scientific approach.

sedgieloo Sat 21-Sep-13 12:41:11

NYX it is the Zachary, I will be purchasing some myself!

BitchyRestingFace Sat 21-Sep-13 17:32:19

Never used one so can't recommend, but if you order the Clinique one (it's £12) and use the code AUTUMN you can get a free lipstick, free delivery and a couple of other samples.

Was valid a couple of days ago, don't know if it still is.

RayofSun Sun 22-Sep-13 00:08:42

I have MAC. Love it. Sometimes I just wear it alone as its a really pretty shade!!

PuppyMummy Sun 22-Sep-13 03:55:30

another vote for urban decay primer potion here!

PuppyMummy Sun 22-Sep-13 03:55:31

another vote for urban decay primer potion here!

BuntyCollocks Sun 22-Sep-13 05:47:44

Nars. A million times better than urban decay.

polyhymnia Sun 22-Sep-13 10:25:55

My favourite is By Terry.

noviceoftheday Sun 22-Sep-13 11:40:04

Mac one is v good but I was planning to try Nars when the current pot (they last for ages!) finishes as I have heard good things about it.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now