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NEW Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

Give dull, aging skin a more even brilliance

$33.00

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Use a color correcting primer to instantly add a dose of brilliance and hydration to dull, tired and stressed-looking skin! This illuminating face primer preps skin and minimizes the appearance of pores, lines, wrinkles and imperfections with age-defying Ceretin Complex®, plus key vitamins and antioxidants. Paraben-free.

Features & Benefits

  • Mushroom-derived Silver Ear Extract hydrates for a healthy looking glow
  • Mica reflects light away from imperfections for a more uniform brilliance
  • Shea Butter conditions for a noticeably smoother, dewy soft finish

PÜR does NOT test its products on animals.

Smooth on clean, moisturized skin. Allow to dry, then follow with 4-in-1 Mineral Makeup.

Aqua, Glycerin, Octyldodecanol, Polysorbate 20, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, PEG 8 Laurate, Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Lactic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Retinol, Ceramide AP, Disodium EDTA, Betaine, Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp Extract, Xanthan Gum, Laureth 4, Polyisobutene, Isododecane, Isobutylmethacrylates/Bis-Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer, Stearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Glyceryl Cocoate, Glycereth-12, Sodium Benzoate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Castor (Ricinus Communis) Oil, Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

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PUR CosmeticsColor Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow
 
4.0

(based on 19 reviews)

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62%

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Macomb Make Up Artist

I use this light primer that has a subtle skintone illumination to it. Apply under the eyes, just above the brow line & lastly just above the cheeck exteending from the corners of...Read complete review

I use this light primer that has a subtle skintone illumination to it. Apply under the eyes, just above the brow line & lastly just above the cheeck exteending from the corners of the eyes to the hair line. I swear this primer when used as described above will help fake an eye lift!! I use this to make every gal appear bright, lifted and youthful!! I would litteraly die without this product!! Its the best primer I have used professionally in 15 Years!! Use it with a small angled concealer brush & you will thank me forever. Only need a pea size for each side of the Face!! Love, Love, Love!!

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Didn't work for me

First of all I want to say I love pur minerals and will continue to purchase their products! In particular, their neutral primer has been the best primer I've ever used (no breakouts,...Read complete review

First of all I want to say I love pur minerals and will continue to purchase their products! In particular, their neutral primer has been the best primer I've ever used (no breakouts, even coverage, less oil in t zone). I tried this primer after reading some reviews and will be switching back to the neural. It would have been a better product for someone with darker complexion ( I'm blush medium) and less oily skin.

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5.0

I will keep buying this product!

By Katie

from Boynton Beach,FL

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Pros

  • Helps Minimize My Pores
  • Makeup Goes On Evenly
  • Works Great With Makeup

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Use On Clean Skin

Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

I use this on clean skin before I put on my makeup or along with my tinted moisturizer. It makes my makeup go on smoother and seems to minimize my pores.

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1.0

Greasy and slightly sticky

By JTOjulius

from CO

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        Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

        I have the neutral primer, which is smooth and silky. I assumed this is how all the primers are in consistency. Not the case! This stuff is horrible. Bummer too because I bought 2 tubes and can't even use them. Ugghhh....very oily/greasy on application. Apply VERY sparingly. Also, it never quite dries on my skin. It's just a stickly layer of nastiness that doesn't even "prime." The "illumination" that this primer promises is in the form of stickiness.

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        5.0

        Actually does its job

        By MF16

        from Iowa

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              Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

              I have tried several comparison products from other brands, and this is by far the best. My makeup actually stays on through an entire workday, which is why I started using primers in the first place. I also think this primer really does give an extra brightness to my skin which I love. It also goes on smoothly and a little goes a long ways.

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              2.0

              No visible difference in color correction

              By Karen

              from Arcata, CA

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              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Doesn't Color Correct
              • leaves face shiny

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                Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                Though this primer does give a slight glow, it really doesn't do much in the way of either priming the face for makeup, nor color correcting. Quite a disappointment, unfortunately.

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                1.0

                Didn't work for me

                By Jacquelyn

                from Nova Scotia, Canada

                Pros

                • Good coverage
                • Made By Pur
                • No breakouts

                Cons

                • Didn't Match 4-1 Found
                • Difficult to apply
                • Skin Looked Oily All Day
                • too dark for fair skin

                Best Uses

                • Looked Better After Tan

                Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                First of all I want to say I love pur minerals and will continue to purchase their products! In particular, their neutral primer has been the best primer I've ever used (no breakouts, even coverage, less oil in t zone). I tried this primer after reading some reviews and will be switching back to the neural. It would have been a better product for someone with darker complexion ( I'm blush medium) and less oily skin.

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                5.0

                Super Light Base

                By TeacherKay

                from Houston

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                      Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                      Won't use anything else under light dusting of mineral powder. Works great in Houston humidity.

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                      5.0

                      Less Than Perfect Skin Will LOVE this

                      By Less Than Perfect Skin

                      from NC

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                      Pros

                      • Pretty Glow No Sparkle

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                          This was my second order of the illuminate and glow primer. Have been using PurMinerals Primer for years and all do as advertised. This one takes it to the next level. I typically use as a brow and cheek highlighter and it just adds a really nice glow under my PurMineral powder foundation. I use the bluish correcting primer over the rest of my face. I tend to have a bit of oily skin (still at 50+yrs old) and the illuminate and glow "glow" becomes a bit oily looking on me if I use over the entire face. Even with my imperfect skin, I get frequent compliments now. It's truly the right am't of glow for mature skin.

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                          1.0

                          What happened to Pur primers?

                          By Can42

                          from Alberta,Canada

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                            Cons

                            • Heavy
                            • Oily
                            • Sticky

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                              Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                              I used to buy an amazing peach primer from Pur that was soft and silky and light weight on the face- a perfect primer before slapping on all my makeup. This is the 4th primer in a row that has turned out to be a heavy, oily looking, sticky mess. It's like a poor moisturizer. I've been a very loyal pur customer for 8 years now- never go a day without my 4-in-1 -but I've gotta say I'm missing the old brushes and primers big time. So disappointed :(

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                              5.0

                              Wonderful Product

                              By Onecent

                              from Puyallup, Wa

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                                    Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                                    I love this primer....I use it under the Pur Minerals powder and it is a good base for the product....I love the shimmer and shine. It could be worn by itself also.....

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                                    1.0

                                    I will not buy this product again.

                                    By Jan

                                    from Toledo, OH

                                    Pros

                                    • none

                                    Cons

                                    • Everything

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                                      Comments about Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow:

                                      I have used this primer for many years and loved it. It made my skin silky and hid dark spots. It does not claim to hide pores but it did for me and I was thrilled. I just bought more and am so unhappy. It is darker in color, much heavier and oily. It no longer leaves a silky feel to my skin. I have normal skin and now it looks oily and shinny. My 4 in 1 powder doesn't glide over it anymore so now I have to "rub" the power over my face to get an even look. This product will hit my trash can! I'm looking for another brand of primer.

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                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        Is this primer gluten free? And would it take away redness like the green primer?
                                        Asked on 6/6/2015 by Hollybear from Winnipeg

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                                          A:

                                          Hello Pur Beauty! I happy to say that the Illuminate and glow primer is Gluten Free! if you have redness, I would still use the Green Primer to address any redness in the skin prior to using foundation. You might try mixing a small amount of the Illuminate glow primer with the green primer! Or if you use liquid foundation, add a little illuminate and glow primer to the liquid foundation!

                                          Answered on 7/10/2015 by PUR from ATL
                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        Is this product recommended for oily combination skin? If not, which primer would you recommend?
                                        Asked on 5/12/2015 by Lynn from United States

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                                          A:

                                          Hi Pur Beauty! Illuminate & Glow primer is a non-oily primer that can be used on oily to combination skin tones without making the skin look oily! Our Pur Pro Artists love using this primer under makeup and mixed into moisturizer to provide sheer luminosity to the skin. If you are concerned about excess shine, try Hydrate & Balance (lavender) primer! Hydrate & Balance is a light weight, silicone free primer that works well with oily skin tones.

                                          Answered on 5/28/2015 by Pur Minerals from Atlanta, GA
                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        Hi , I wanted to purchase this after reading the good reviews. I'm someone who never wore make up but I want my skin to have a healthy and natural glow that brightens with no glitters or sparklers. Specially during evening parties as I look dull sometimes. I'm not looking for coverage even thought I have mild acne scars. But I wante a product to give a natural glow and a radiant look for my skin. Will this product help?
                                        Asked on 3/17/2015 by Emy from Peterborough

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                                          A:

                                          Absolutely! After reading your submission, I think this product is what you are looking for! Illuminate and Glow adds a beautiful dewy natural finish to the skin! A little goes a long way, so remember it's easier to "add to" than to take away! Apply a little to your décolletage for parties and such! Because it is a "primer" on days you want to wear blush or bronzer, the illuminate and glow (primer) will keep it from looking streaky!

                                          Answered on 3/23/2015 by Pur Minerals from Atlanta, GA
                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        Can I use this product instead of foundation.
                                        Asked on 3/8/2015 by Moe from Flower Mound, TX

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                                          A:

                                          It's funny you ask this question, because we are asked this question a lot! Illuminate & Glow is a gorgeous "primer" that could be used on it's own if you are just wanting to increase the radiance to your skin. However, it does not provide the coverage you would receive from our Liquid Veil spray foundation or 4-in-1 Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20 which happens to be our lightest in feel and texture foundations currently available in our complexion line up. It could certainly be agreeable for days when you are having a fantastic skin day and adding a little cream blush, mascara and gloss. As our skin changes daily, you may need a hint of color or coverage, so you definitely will want to make sure you have a complexion foundation available in your makeup bag! I will say that our Pur Pro Artists love to apply Illuminate & Glow over the 4-in-1 Mineral Makeup, Liquid Foundation and CC Cream to add that celebrity glow to the complexion! Illuminate & Glow Primer is definitely one of our most versatile products! Have a play!

                                          Answered on 3/9/2015 by Pur Minerals from Atlanta, GA
                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        Are correcting primer "illuminate & glow" and "dark spot corrector" the same item in new packaging?? Went to local Shoppers yesterday to purchase "dark spot corrector" and they (2 women in cosmetics) sold me the "illuminate & glow" saying it is the same product but new packaging? comparing the two there seems to be a shade difference. We did not open the tube only compared colouring shown on front of tube.

                                        Would you please verify this for me.

                                        Thanks,
                                        Audrey
                                        Asked on 1/30/2015 by Audrey from Parry Sound, ON, Canada

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                                          A:

                                          Hi Audrey! No, the two primers you referenced are very different formulas that target different concerns. The newest formula, Illuminate & Glow, is silicone free with a luminous finish and best for dry, dull or stressed skin. The dark spot corrector, or peach primer, is a dimethicone based formula which is better at filling in texture imperfections like large pores, fine lines, etc. and tinted to brighten any dark spots like hormonal discoloration or sun damage. I hope that helps clear things up!

                                          Answered on 1/30/2015 by Pur Minerals from Atlanta, GA
                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        I noticed this primer is not marked vegan. What is the animal product or products in this primer?
                                        Asked on 1/25/2015 by Cheryl

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                                          A:

                                          Hi Cherly! The Xanthan Gum used in the primer is manufactured utilizing a fermentation process considered by our supplier to be vegetarian, not vegan. I hope this helps. Thanks for reaching out.

                                          Answered on 1/26/2015 by Pur Minerals from Atlanta, GA
                                      • Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Illuminate and Glow

                                        Q:

                                        Will the primer work good with the 4 in 1 pressed foundation, not the liquid?
                                        Asked on 1/18/2015 by Debbie from SC

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                                          A:

                                          Yes absolutely! Over moisturized skin, apply the Illuminate and Glow primer all over face and then I like to use lightly dust the 4-in-1 Mineral Makeup over top! The Illuminate and Glow primer, equally looks as nice under the Liquid Foundation, too!

                                          Answered on 2/5/2015 by Pur Minerals from Atlanta, GA
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