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Did you know that you can use MONISTAT Gel on your face as a primer?? We tried it and it totally works – and it's under $6! SWEET!
Monistat … The Best Face Primer??
Calling all beauty gurus!
Hi friends – Mary here! If you spend $25-$30+ on a bottle of face primer and are looking for ways to save money, you may want to try this budget-friendly alternative instead! You won't find it on the beauty aisle…instead hop on over to the healthcare aisle and pick up a box of Monistat…yep, Monistat!
BUT…don't grab the regular Monistat cream though that's used for yeast infections – instead reach for the Monistat Care Chafing Relief Powder Gel. This stuff is meant to prevent and relieve irritation from chafing or skin irritation on your inner thighs, bikini area, under arms, or breasts. Basically, it acts as a moisture-control barrier that dries to a silky finish – it's not greasy and won't stain clothing either!
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However, I recently learned that folks have been using this stuff as a FACE PRIMER for years – and now I know why! Not only is this powder gel a wonderful anti-chafing gel (which is great for chub rub, especially in the summer!), but it works wonders to give your skin that silky, matte look and help control the oil. It's lightweight, non-greasy, and combines the protective benefits of lotion and powder – a little goes a long way! Who knew?? 😮
In fact, it turns out that several other Amazon customers and even this TikTok user LOVE this stuff for their face, too! Take a peek at a couple rave reviews and their photos above –
“This is hands down the best matte primer I've ever used. Honey, I've spent a small fortune and tried many. You have to try this! I'll never go back. I've read about this on beauty blogs but seeing is believing. I apply this in my oily T-zone before makeup and it keeps the shine down all day. It fills in pores, creating a perfect foundation for makeup. Because I have combination skin I do use a more moisturizing primer on the rest of my face. Yes, I use this on my face and I love it!” (Photo Above)
“Holy Grail Primer😉😉 My makeup stays on until I take it off! If I fall asleep in it (yes i know), it's still on when I get up! I work twelve hour shifts in the ICU, during which time I'm running A LOT and putting on and taking off masks sometimes twenty times a day, no joke. And pushing gurneys with people often weighing twice as much as myself and more, I SWEAT! I know THAT'S not its intended purpose, but hey. AMAZON DELIVERED IT TO MY DOORSTEP IN TWO DAYS!” (Photo Above)
Need this in your beauty bag??
You can grab a bottle for around $5-$6 on Amazon – or find it at Walmart, Target, and other retailers. Definitely worth the money if you're looking for that soft, silky finish (or if you just need a great anti-chafing gel!). Have you tried this stuff before? Let us know if it works for you!
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