Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Product Review: e.l.f. Essential Smudge Pot

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e.l.f. Essential Smudge Pot - Aint That Sweet?

In a previous Beauty Recent Purchase post, I blogged about buying the Smudge Pot to use as a primer with my eyeshadows. The e.l.f. site says it's a gel formula to use as a long-lasting eyeshadow or eyeliner. The texture is great- creamy and soft. At first it was easy to use and blend with a brush/finger, but after a few uses the product rolls/beads up. It still blends well with a finger though. It leaves a nice semi-sheer pink tone and is very shimmery. The product is long-lasting and helps make my shadow more vibrant and last throughout the day. It works great as a primer, but I don't think I'll be finishing the pot or buying another one.

For the price, it's a great alternative to my beloved Urban Decay Primer Potion or MAC's Paint Pots and works if you need something in a pinch. I would swear by it and re-purchase in the future if it didn't bead up. I don't think that the product itself would last long and probably dry out and I wouldn't be surprised if I opened it one day and it was all beaded up inside.

Have your tried their smudge pots? What's your favorite primer? Do you use one in your everyday routine?


Crumbs and Curls said...

I'm a huge lover of the Urban Decay Primer Potion! My eye lids get very oily & it's the only thing that keeps the shadow in place for me! Glad to know that this one isn't worth trying! Also I've been meaning to ask you if you have a recommendations for a dark red/burgundy lipstick for fall? I've been looking at the MAC ones & love Sin, but I'm not sure if it's too dark for me!

Crumbs & Curls

Becky M said...

Elf is such a cost effective options. Some of their products are awesome and some are only okay, but at their price point you can't not try it!

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