Monday, March 26, 2012
The Beauty Professor
If there is a single product in the Sunday Riley line that seems to be unilaterally garnering hype, it is the Effortless Breathable Tinted Primer. Retailing for $48, this oil-free primer boasts the ability to let your skin stay ventilated while simultaneously providing a smoothing effect that evens out skin tone and works alone or under makeup.
Above: Sunday Riley Primer in artificial light
Because it is sheerly tinted, this primer comes in three shades: light, medium and dark.
1. Light is suitable for those with fair alabaster and ivory skin tones
2. Medium is suitable for those with light to medium skin tones
3. Dark is suitable for those with tan to dark skin tones
Above: Sunday Riley Primer in natural light
I currently use the “Medium” and find that its sheer texture blends into my skin tone and seems to completely disappear. All that is left is smooth, balanced, and glowing even-toned skin that is more than ready for foundation application.
What I love about this primer, besides its healthy ingredients, including peptides and sodium hyaluronate which enhance skin’s texture and moisture, is the fact that it isn’t chalky or overly slick and doesn’t contain sunscreen. Don’t get me wrong, I definitely use sunscreen daily (currently using the lovely SR Cashmere…review soon) but don’t necessarily want it in every product that I apply on my face.
Overall, this is a fantastic addition to my daily routine…believe the hype, for it indeed is true.