Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review - Really Ree
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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review

6 Feb 2016 (Updated: 13 Oct 2019)

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It has been quite a while since I have tried something new from Dermalogica and I have to say it was the name that drew me into this one. I have been testing out Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer with rather pleasing results. Here are the details along with photos to demonstrate how it works.

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review

So what I find appealing about this primer is that it’s not just about making your foundation look and last better but it actually has a proper skincare focus too.

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review

Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Features

  • Blurs the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Mattifies oily shine
  • Creates a silky, smooth finish
  • Offers intense moisturisation
  • Refines enlarged pores

Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Key Ingredients

  • H2ORelease™ Complex of sodium hyaluronate, algin and trehalose to optimise hydration levels & provide skin flexibility and smoothness
  • Abyssinian Seed Oilsmooths skin texture and tone by creating a non-occlusive film. Helps maintain critical moisture balance, without clogging pores
  • Mattifiers – reduce oily sheen and disguise the appearance of fine, dry lines and imperfections
  • Mushroom extract – reduces pore visibility and size
  • Wu-Zhu-Yu (evodia rutaecarpa) fruit extract – enhances skin radiance by boosting microcirculation
  • Micro-encapsulated tint – releases upon application to provide neutral coverage

You use Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer over your moisturiser to ‘optimise skin health whilst also preparing skin for makeup’.

Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Swatch

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Swatch

It contains very subtle micro-encapulated pigment which bursts as you massage it on to the skin to give a very light coverage.

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Swatch
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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Swatch

Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Before & After

Before:

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review – Before

After:

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review – After

There’s a slight difference in lighting because there was a time lag in between the before and after shot, but I think it shows that pores are minimised and the skin has a more even tone.

With Makeup:

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Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer Review – With Makeup

I am really liking this. I used my new YSL Touch Eclat foundation that I love and I found that I needed only half the normal amount to achieve a pretty flawless finish. My skin stayed comfortable, smooth and hydrated throughout the day too.

Dermalogica HydraBlur Primer is £38 and is available and in stock HERE

Ree

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