HD Mattifying Balm


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HD Mattifying Balm,

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HD Mattifying Balm is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 125.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful This dries my face and makes makeup look caked on.
Date published: 2018-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! I must admit that I bought it without knowing what it was. But I found it excellent. I love it!
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from FAIL Used once, broke me out badly with acne. Wasted $6.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recommend as a primer Works great as a primer, similar to several other higher-end balm primers I've tried, but it's easier to apply and stays in place just as well. I apply with a foundation sponge. I really like it with the ELF yellow corrective powder on top of this balm (to correct my redness) followed by mineral foundation (ELF, Why can't I get that here any more??) and it looks quite natural. Without the balm my pores are quite visible and the balm also helps the yellow powder stick to freshly washed skin. Sorry, I have not tried this balm on top of my foundation and I can't really comment on the "mattifying" claim - my skin is combo oily and I apply finishing powder periodically with all products.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from amount of product in compact I really liked this product. It was much easier to apply, and the results were so much better, than Ulta's brand of a similar matte balm primer. Elf's balm kept me oil free and preserved my foundation all day and into the night. I used it on my very oily T-zone with the enclosed sponge. If/when the sponge became soiled, I just replaced it with similar sponges of the same size, available at the local dollar store. I didn't consider that a problem, just my preference. I'll definitely keep purchasing Elf's mattifying balm. My only complaint is the small amount of balm in the compact, which is definitely an inconvenience. Please come up with a container holding up to 3 times the product. I realize that might make it more expensive, but it would be worth it to me. Thanks very much.
Date published: 2017-09-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Didn't Work for Me I really wanted to like this, I did. I've been trying to find a product that will keep the oil on my face at bay, cause I have REALLY oily skin. I first got it because the reviews were good, and the ingredients weren't bad. I've used over half of it, and I still don't really like it. It does make you matte and minimize the look of your pores, but the effect only lasts a couple hours on me, tops. After that I'm back to being a greasy mess. The one okay thing is that it didn't break me out, which I'm always cautious of. Also, the packaging isn't the best. I've attached photos so you can see, but before you chalk it up to being too rough with it, I'm very careful with my stuff, and most of the time it was sitting on top of my desk. I've taken it on the go less than 5 times, but it still broke. It could just be the one I got but just a heads up. I do think it could work for someone else, but it just didn't for me
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible! I have combination skin with a very oily t-zone. This product has a very lightweight formula and keeps me matte for at least 8 hours. It seems very greasy when your feel it, but patting it into the skin makes you instantly matte. Love this product!!!
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Threw it away I was trying to go cheap and find an alternative to another Mattifying balm I like. This product was a softer consistency and did nothing to make my skin Matte. It just added a slimey layer to my face. I threw it away. Don't buy if you have used a higher end product, you get what you pay for. High end products and even Ulta also take returns if your u satisfied so it's less of a risk.
Date published: 2017-06-26
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Hi, do we apply the balm on the face before the foundation or after that?

Asked by: fabiola13
I put it on after I had a full face of makeup with the sponge, and carry it on my purse in case I get oily throughout the day. It worked great for me even though my t zones is very oily.
Answered by: Elda22
Date published: 2017-11-25

What do most people use to apply this product?

Asked by: maddiibumzz1
I like it best with clean fingers..wonderful at concealing pores. If using b4 foundation, only use a water based foundation.
Answered by: Sassyfras
Date published: 2017-11-25

I'm afraid I might be using this product wrong. I put it under my makeu, it came in small chunks of balm, I used the pad in sort of a swiping motion. Then I tried it another day over my makeup and it took off my facial makeup. My skin is very oily.

Asked by: Lexis
The sponge that comes with this is terrible. I think it is the cause of many people's problems with this product. I almost gave up on the balm before I realized the cheap, crumbly sponge was the issue. I wash my hands and use my middle finger to apply a small amount with a light dabbing motion. I've used it both before my makeup and for touching up any shine late in the day.
Answered by: JenJen83
Date published: 2018-02-05

Does anyone know if this is comparable to Benefits Dr Feelgood?

Asked by: Audrey Lopez
according to one of the reviews it is
Answered by: awefilled
Date published: 2017-11-04

How much product is there? Is it like 1 oz? Surprised that it's not listed.

Asked by: Tani
I received this product in my shipment today and the packaging says Net Wt. 0.32 oz (9g)
Answered by: Jessica C
Date published: 2018-09-18

is this product oil free and non comenigenic? 

Asked by: kittyscupcake
This product is non-comodogenic, however it is infused with oils to help your skin, such as Vitamin E, Jojoba, and Almond oils.
Answered by: the elf team
Date published: 2017-03-03

what is this product designed to do?

Asked by: samari
Our matifying balm is designed to be used to prime, set, and eliminate shine. You may use it prior to makeup application or on top of your makeup. It will help to fill in fine lines and minimize pores.
Answered by: the elf team
Date published: 2017-11-25

Does anyone know if this is comparable to Mally’s Evercolor Poreless Face Defender?

Asked by: Beanie11
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