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Nivea for men as a primer

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Polkadotties Sat 24-Sep-16 17:40:12

I always use benefit porefessional or smashbox but I've got to cut back on unnecessary spending. Does the Nivea for men aftershave balm really work as a primer?

MrsAlexanderSkarsgard Sat 24-Sep-16 17:46:45

I've never tried it myself, but have been recommended it a few times by the women on the Dior & No.7 counters in my local Boots. Apparently the one for sensitive skin is the best.

millmoo Sat 24-Sep-16 17:50:26

I used it but it gave me a rash all over my face but I have ultra sensitive skin

NotAMammy Sat 24-Sep-16 18:45:19

The MAU I go to for weddings uses it, she did say it's dependant on your skin though, I think if your skin is dry you shouldn't use it. Last time I noticed that she used it and my makeup still lasted all day.

SteamyMcDreamy Sat 24-Sep-16 18:46:49

I use the sensitivite balm and my make up lasts all day with it.

Maudlinmaud Sat 24-Sep-16 18:48:43

I used it for a while. But it smelt too manly for me. It did a good job under estee lauder double wear but Ive now swapped my foundation for ysl touche and I like a bit more moisture under it.

katiebeesib Sat 24-Sep-16 18:58:12

I use it and like it, and my sister who's a bit of a make up addict swears by it!

Trinpy Sat 24-Sep-16 19:04:14

I've tried it once and it worked ok but the smell is awful.

Polkadotties Mon 26-Sep-16 21:19:59

Thanks everyone. Will give it a go smile

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Mon 26-Sep-16 21:22:14

It's incredible but I don't like the smell and it's not quite gentle enough for me.

MrsHam13 Mon 26-Sep-16 21:29:02

Yip I have used it. Also used it on clients. However the scent is pretty strong so I tried the new primer they brought out and it's just as good.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Mon 26-Sep-16 21:37:54

I've just discovered No 7 primer, expensive but best I've used so far.

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