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e.l.f. Blemish Control Face Primer - Small - 0.47 fl oz

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$8.00 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • America's #1 Primers*
  • Helps control breakouts with repeated use
  • Infused with Salicylic Acid, Vitamin E, and Tea Tree
  • Matte finish
  • Cruelty free

Description

Try America's #1 Primers!*

This blemish control e.l.f. face primer is infused with Salicylic Acid, Vitamin E, and Tea Tree to help control breakouts and blemishes. The primer transforms your face into a flawless, smooth canvas ideal for long-lasting makeup application.

*Nielsen U.S. xAOC, primer segment unit sales, 52 wks ended 07.14.18
Suggested Age: 10 Years and Up
Health Facts: Contains Tea Tree Oil, Dye-Free, Phthalate-Free, Contains Salicylic Acid, Vegan, Contains Vitamin E, Paraben-Free, Sulfate-Free
Color Finish: Matte, Sheer
Color Palette: Translucent
Product Form: Gel
Skin Tone: All Skin Tones
Sustainability Claims: Cruelty-Free
Beauty Purpose: Oil Control, Skin Tone Improvement, Priming, Smoothing
Recommended Skin Type: Acne-Prone, Normal, Oily, Combination
Net weight: .47 fl oz (US)
Features: Lightweight, Long Lasting
TCIN: 49127643
UPC: 609332834088
Item Number (DPCI): 052-16-2315
Origin: Imported
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Active ingredients

salicylic acid 2.0%

Purpose

ACNE TREATMENT

Uses

FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACNE, HELPS PREVENT NEW ACNE BLEMISHES.

Inactive ingredients

water (aqua), hydrogenated polyisobutene, dimethicone, butylene glycol, ethoxydiglycol, propylene glycol, magnesium aluminum silicate, cetearyl alcohol, glyceryl stearate, peg-100 stearate, triethanolamine, polyacrylamid, c13-14 isoparaffin, laureth-7, vp/hexadecene copolymer, tocopheryl acetate(ve), stearic acid, xanthan gum, silica, disodium edta, panthenol, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, thymus vulgaris (thyme) extract, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) extract, citrus limon (lemon) peel extract, phenoxyethanol, caprylyl glycol

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 1.34 inches length x 1.34 inches width x 5.07 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.148 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: I have really red skin (thanks Irish relatives) and I am hoping that this will help to cover most-all of it up, will this work?

submitted by Thanks Irish Relatives - 6 years ago
  • A: No. This is sheer. Goes under foundation.

    submitted byHiYou - 6 years ago

Q: What is the active ingredient? I would love to know all the ingredients.

submitted by Aligal - 7 years ago
  • A: The active ingredient is 2% Salicylic acid, a go-to ingredient for fighting acne. Salicylic acid unclogs pores by exfoliating dead skin cells and oil that gets trapped and causes blemishes. Inactive ingredients include: Water (Aqua), Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Ethoxydiglycol, Propylene Glycol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Triethanolamine, Polycrylamid, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate (Ve), Stearic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Silica, Disodium EDTA, Panthenol, Rosmarinus Offcinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 7 years ago
    Brand expert
3.7 out of 5 stars with 385 reviews
69% would recommend
46 recommendations
easy to remove: 4.47 out of 5
quality: 3.58 out of 5
long lasting: 3.57 out of 5
easy to apply: 4.52 out of 5
value: 3.18 out of 5

MADE ME BREAKOUT

1 out of 5 stars
EVS246 - 4 months ago
originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
I already have very mild acne on my forehead this is as a 15 year old girl but it was starting to clear up I started using this primer and I had gained 6 spots and mine take a long time to go away and heal number 2 I didn’t like this primer because when I put it on even it would collect and make my skin peel if that makes sense do not get any of the blemish breakthrough products my skin is very oily on my forehead and I have bumps and blackheads and this made it so much worse so if you have a smiler skin type to me I would not use
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Check the ingredients

4 out of 5 stars
edrwho - 5 months ago
originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
I tested this initially using my foundation, not realizing that the foundation was silicone based and NOT water based, like the primer is. The foundation peeled off my skin. Then, testing it out with my water based concealer, it didn't peel at all and worked fine! A lot of people who have problems with peeling when it comes to this product are likely experiencing the first example I gave. Check your ingredients before you buy!
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Personal info

  • Skin concern:
    Blackheads,
    Acne
  • Skin type:
    Combination
  • Skin tone:
    Medium
  • Eye color:
    Brown
  • Hair color:
    Black
  • Love it

    5 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
    Donut - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
    No idea why but this size bottle of the blemish control works WAY better than the larger bottle. The large bottle peels and flakes. The formula on the smaller bottle is much better and dries quickly and you don’t get any peeling when you put out foundation on top.
    value: 5 out of 5
    long lasting: 5 out of 5
    easy to apply: 5 out of 5
    quality: 5 out of 5
    easy to remove: 5 out of 5
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    bad product

    1 out of 5 stars
    neveah - 8 months ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    my aunt gave this to me because she said she didn't like it and it peeled and made her makeup patchy I didn't think anything of it, so I tried it and it did the same thing to me and it has a weird smell, and it made my makeup peel off, horrible product do not recommend!
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    Personal info

  • Skin type:
    Normal,
    Combination
  • Hair color:
    Brunette
  • Eye color:
    Brown
  • Skin tone:
    Medium
  • Skin concern:
    Acne,
    Cellulite,
    Blackheads,
    Redness,
    Dark circles,
    Cuticles,
    Pores
  • BUY IMMEDIATELY

    5 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
    The material - 9 months ago
    I LOVE this primer. It always does the job! My pores disappear immediately after applying this primer and the elf primer that helps remove the appearance of large pores. I like to mix the two together and it makes my makeup last all day in ANY conditions. Especially if you prep correctly and set.
    long lasting: 5 out of 5
    value: 5 out of 5
    easy to apply: 5 out of 5
    quality: 5 out of 5
    easy to remove: 5 out of 5
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    Personal info

  • Skin concern:
    Acne
  • Hair color:
    Blonde
  • Skin tone:
    Light
  • Skin type:
    Oily,
    Combination
  • Eye color:
    Blue
  • Amazing!!

    5 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
    Kim - 9 months ago
    Love this primer ! I have combination oily acne prone skin and since I have started using this product I have much less of a problem with my skin getting oily during the day , and my breakouts are pretty much non-existent. 10/10 would recommend
    easy to apply: 5 out of 5
    long lasting: 5 out of 5
    value: 5 out of 5
    quality: 5 out of 5
    easy to remove: 5 out of 5
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    Keeps oils at bay

    5 out of 5 stars
    Eventone Queen - 10 months ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    I have been buying this for years, I must have bought at least 4 bottles before I joined the beauty squad :( so no points. This is a staple if I am wearing makeup. I have extremely oily skin, like beads of oils form 15 mins after cleansing and this helps to stop them from forming for hours. Also after cleansing, my pores do look smaller. I will continue to buy this, I need it
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    Horrible!!!

    1 out of 5 stars
    KatsukiLover - 11 months ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    I bought this and it sucks! I put it on my face and it peels off its horrid!!! I barely touch my face and it peels and gets everywhere!!!!
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    It's fine.

    3 out of 5 stars
    NellieB2 - 1 year ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    It's decent, didn't really make much of a difference on my skin but helped with pigmentation
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    Wish there was more!

    3 out of 5 stars
    1hannahbanana - 1 year ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    Love this primer but wish it came in a bigger bottle as I ran out VERY quickly - not worth for how much you get but still a good primer!
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    Didnt work

    1 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
    Lilllyyy - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
    Did not work on red spots on my face. Really disappointed.
    easy to apply: 2 out of 5
    easy to remove: 2 out of 5
    quality: 1 out of 5
    value: 1 out of 5
    long lasting: 1 out of 5
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    Caused breakouts

    1 out of 5 stars
    Megs77 - 1 year ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    I bought this about a month ago and couldn’t figure out why I was breaking out, stopped using the primer and it went away. Initially struggled with it sort of pilling on the skin, stopped when using lotion before primer.
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    5 out of 5 stars
    Lisa8892 - 1 year ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    This is so smooth and lovely texture on face and works perfect for my red tints
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    Personal info

  • Skin type:
    Dry,
    Oily,
    Combination
  • Skin concern:
    Acne,
    Redness,
    Sensitivity
  • Skin tone:
    Medium
  • Eye color:
    Green
  • Hair color:
    Brunette
  • Perdect for acne prone skin

    5 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
    nat - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
    I love this product. I have very acne prone skin it helps hide the redness.
    quality: 5 out of 5
    long lasting: 4 out of 5
    value: 5 out of 5
    easy to remove: 5 out of 5
    easy to apply: 5 out of 5
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    Personal info

  • Skin tone:
    Light
  • Skin concern:
    Dullness,
    Acne,
    Dark circles,
    Sensitivity
  • Eye color:
    Green
  • Hair color:
    Blonde
  • Skin type:
    Combination
  • To Be Determined

    3 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
    cbrown - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
    I’ve never used a primer, so I don’t have anything to compare it to, but I feel like this doesn’t do much for keeping my makeup on throughout the day. I think the salicylic acid helps my skin in general, which is huge, but as far as the actual primer, I don’t actually know if it does anything.
    value: 4 out of 5
    easy to remove: 5 out of 5
    quality: 3 out of 5
    easy to apply: 5 out of 5
    long lasting: 3 out of 5
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    Makes concealer and foundation cakey and patchy

    1 out of 5 stars
    Taalia - 2 years ago
    originally posted on elfcosmetics.com
    This primer is awful. It makes my concealer look really patchy and cakey which doesn’t happen at all with other primers or no primer. Super disappointed.
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    Personal info

  • Skin tone:
    Light
  • Skin type:
    Dry
  • Skin concern:
    Acne,
    Redness,
    Pores
  • Hair color:
    Brunette
  • Eye color:
    Brown
  • Primer

    3 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
    J - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
    It smells weird, I don't know I don't think it's for me
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    Personal info

  • Skin tone:
    Light
  • hate it

    1 out of 5 stars
    elizabeth - 2 years ago
    it would literally peel off
    easy to apply: 3 out of 5
    easy to remove: 2 out of 5
    quality: 1 out of 5
    long lasting: 1 out of 5
    value: 1 out of 5
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    Personal info

  • Eye color:
    Hazel
  • Hair color:
    Brunette
  • Skin concern:
    Dark circles,
    Pores,
    Uneven skin tone,
    Redness
  • Skin tone:
    Medium
  • Skin type:
    Combination
  • worst primer ever

    1 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
    alex - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
    it made my foundation bead up and look like it was peeling off my face
    value: 1 out of 5
    easy to apply: 3 out of 5
    long lasting: 1 out of 5
    easy to remove: 2 out of 5
    quality: 1 out of 5
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    Pills

    1 out of 5 stars
    Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
    Vannessa - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
    It would always pull underneath my makeup, I even tried a couple concealers to make sure it wasn’t the makeup but it is the primer
    value: 1 out of 5
    quality: 1 out of 5
    long lasting: 1 out of 5
    easy to remove: 5 out of 5
    easy to apply: 5 out of 5
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