The Review: Max Factor Face Finity Primer

As you guys know, the Max Factor Face Finity Foundation is one of my absolute favourites, so when they released a primer under the same name I couldn’t wait to get my makeup maven mitts on it. 

I’ve been using this primer for around six weeks now, so it’s fair to say I’ve given it a bit of a run for it’s money. Also I should point out, I’ve barely made a dent in it. Impressive.

This primer is housed in the same packaging as the foundation of the same name, which, if I’m being honest, I don’t like. It’s big and clunky and kinda old lady looking. The glass is unnecessarily thick and the lid is huge, it’s definitely not travel appropriate, which is a shame. It does however hold a whopping 30ml of product, which is more than any other primer currently in my stash. I generally find that one pump will do my whole face too, so no wastage issues, even though I generally prefer my primers to be in some kinda squeezy tube. 

The primer itself is white, although it is completely clear on the skin. It blends in well and a little goes a long way. I love that with this you can apply your foundation immediately after, I don’t have time to wait around for primers to set. It leaves your skin feeling smooth but almost slightly tacky, so when you apply your foundation it pretty much adheres directly to the primer. This is what makes it such a fantastic primer, it just really holds onto your foundation throughout the day so it doesn’t budge at all. I don’t find that it effects the look of your foundation either, unlike some others I’ve tried, you wouldn’t know you applied it. 

For me, this primer is up there with the Hourglass Mineral Veil Primer, which I have waxed lyrical on previously, in terms of staying power this is by far the best drugstore option I have tried (and I’ve tried a lot).

Definitely worth picking this one up! 

What is your favourite budget primer?