Exactly the same question I asked myself when I saw some beauty blogger using patanjali aloe vera gel as primer! Then I gave this beauty hack a try, and finally I am here to answer all your questions on makeup primer and how to use Aloe Vera gel as makeup primer.
Let me take you through on how to use Aloe Vera gel as makeup primer
If you saw my Instagram post on aloe vera gel and were thinking about how to use aloe vera gel as makeup primer then your answer is right here! Yes, aloe vera gel works as good as the conventional makeup primers but in much lesser cost. You would say “why do I even need a makeup primer? ” Yes, you do ! Just before putting your makeup on, as your makeup base.
Breaking it down, here is why you need a makeup primer in your makeup routine. Makeup primers even outs the skin texture and gives your makeup foundation a smooth surface to work on. It makes makeup application easy and holds the makeup intact for long.
Pick the right makeup primer for your skin type. Since I have an oily skin, I look for gel based makeup primer . For those who have dry skin, can opt for a cream based makeup primer.
The reason I started using Aloe vera gel as primer
My first experiment with aloe vera gel as makeup primer. A few weeks back when I ran out of my makeup primer, I started looking up online for a reasonable makeup primer other than the one that I had been using. I was using Colorbar Perfect Match Primer and was pretty much happy with the way it worked on my face. It’s a gel-based makeup primer that comes in a see-through tube pack. 30 ml and I got it for 100 bucks discount on Amazon.
After half an hour or so of hunting for a good gel based primer online, when I didn’t find any good makeup primer at the reasonable price, and even when I did; they were either from a brand which I have never heard of or too cheap to believe that it could do a better job. I began searching for natural makeup primer and then I decided to try aloe vera gel as a makeup primer, because why not? There are so many beauty bloggers out there who have tried it and have given a positive response.
I tried applying makeup using aloe vera gel as makeup primer for few days, and here I am today, sharing with you’ll on how to use Aloe Vera gel as makeup primer!
How to use Aloe Vera gel as makeup primer: My experience using aloe vera gel as makeup primer :
To begin my first trial, I bought myself Aloe Veda Nourishing Aloe Vera Gel (with Green Tea Extracts and Vitamin E beads), 125g for rs 90 (You can get better aloe vera skin gels in market. I’ll list them down below. ) So after wearing it with my regular makeup for continues 3 days and I must say that I am so damn impressed! I have an oily face and it did a great job. Except for my T zones, my face looked ok throughout the day.
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