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Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer SPF 30

June 20th, 2012


An important discovery.

imageI love Dermalogica products, the Mircofoliant is my favorite exfoliant ever and the Skin Hydrating Masque along with the sun protection products follow closely behind.

My Dermaologica PR Friends shared the newest addition to the line: SkinPerfect Primer SPF 30, a 3 in 1 product that treats, covers and protects the skin. I was so excited to receive the product that I couldn't wait to try it. However, I was so discouraged at its poor performance that I didn't know how to share the news with Dermalogica- since I have LOVED every product I tried until now. Honesty is always the best policy so I shared that during application I received 'pilling' of the product on my skin. It wasn't a small amount that could be overlooked, it was during my entire application. The PR girls were great and sent my note to the Director of Global Education, Annet King, for her feedback as to how and why this would happen. Additionally, they took it one step further and sent my evaluation to the Product Development and R&D teams.

Annet was wondering if I was using a retinol based product or exfoliating serum underneath the SkinPerfect Primer SPF30. And the answer was ABSOLUTELY YES! Phew, so happy I found out that the products I am using are the cause and not the product. This product is fabulous, because of all it does in one slim tube. It is extremely lightweight, fills in fine lines, wrinkles and large pores with silky silicones while pearl powder and natural minerals provide a light tint of coverage for flawless-looking skin. The universal shade is flattering on ALL skin tones. The formula also nourishes the skin with arginine, peptides and antioxidants to reduce the signs of aging. Sunscreen protects against sun damage. What I also love is that this product can be worn alone.

There is always a lesson learned, and one thing I would like to stress is that if you buy a product, no matter whether it is $5 or $50 and you are dissatisfied with it, please contact the company and share your comments. Dermalogica, like many reputable cosmetic houses take pride in their products and have worked hard to get it into the hands of the consumer. If you are unhappy, they are unhappy. Dermalogica has proven to me that my feedback means a lot to them, I never expected to get the response that I did and they take customer reactions and comments very seriously. This alone will keep me an avid lover of all products from Dermalogica.

Here's more information on SkinPerfect Primer, which I have tried sans retinol and exfoliating products and absolutely love!


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Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin.

—Gwyneth Paltrow