Quick FX No Shine Mattifier Review

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Primers are used to make foundation adhere better on the skin, provide a matte finish, conceal visible pores and sometimes fine lines and most importantly  keep shine at bay.

Quick FX No Shine Mattifier is actually a moisturizer and it contains salicylic acid, chamomile and tea tree extract that are known to help prevent and treat pimples.  You get a primer and a moisturizer in one.

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It costs 89php and is available at Watsons. This sachet contains 10g of the product and has a twist cap which is a plus because we all know that sachets can be annoyingly messy.

TIP:  Make sure to check the cap before buying, I almost bought an opened one, good thing I was able to check before paying at the counter.

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The consistency reminds me of the Maybelline Baby Skin Pore Eraser except this one changes into a watery consistency when blended.

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When applied, my skin felt instantly soft and smooth although it did not conceal my fine lines and visible pores.  I noticed that the side where I applied it the foundation did not settle on my pores or on the crevices of my fine lines. Remember when using a primer, a little ALWAYS goes a long way.

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On the LEFT is with Quick FX, on the RIGHT without Quick FX. It did a great job in absorbing the oil on my face.

When reapplied or used over makeup, it concealed my pores better.

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After 10 hours my face is still presentable and not that shiny compared to when I first used Essence Stay All Day 16H Long Lasting Foundation (without a primer).

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Overall, I love this product considering it only costs 89php.  In addition to being a primer, it is also a moisturizer (with salicylic acid, tea tree extract and chamomile) which is good for acne-prone skin.

If you haven’t tried a primer yet, I HIGHLY recommend Quick FX No Shine Mattifier available at Watsons.

Thanks for your time! Until my next one! xx

~ ANNE

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