Ardency Inn Americana Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer

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A lot of skin primers have a very velvety, smooth feel to them after you’ve applied them to your facial skin.

Honestly? I don’t care for that too much. My favorite primer goes on like a moisturizer.

Newcomer Ardency Inn Americana Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer is a primer that feels like it’s good for my skin, and helps my makeup stay put while not making my face feel as slippery as an ice skating rink!

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Here’s the ingredients:

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This primer is silicone free (hence the no-slide effect) and water-based. The formula is designed to hydrate, firm and absorb excess oil while tightening pores and prepping skin for foundation application.

Here’s what it looks like:

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If anything, this primer feels slightly tacky, which I interpret the same way I would a tacky nail base coat; it’s helping my foundation adhere to my face.

Here’s more info on this primer from the website:

  • Contains a cocktail of 5 hardcore hydrators: Hyaluronic Acid, Glycerin, Shea Butter , Prickly Pear Oil (Vitamin E + Omega 6), Vegetable Trehalose
  • Fomes Oficinalis Extract instantly tightens pores
  • PMMA Powder gently matifies and contains skin softening properties
  • Ideal for all skin types
  • Shine-free natural finish
  • Made in France
  • 1 fl. oz

I had success in using this primer with a bunch of different foundations – Maybelline BB Cream, CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous and Ardency Inn Custom Coverage Concentrate. My chin area is always the first to become patchy as the day wears on, because I touch my chin no matter how much I try not to!

This primer helped my foundation stay put and look good all day.

You can purchase the Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer directly from the Ardency Inn shop for $34 here, or from Sephora for the same price.

What’s your favorite primer, and why? What do you think of this primer? Is it something you would try? I’d love to hear your thoughts!

Disclaimer: I received the Primer from the PR firm/Manufacturer for review. Please visit my Disclosure tab for more information on how keeps it real!