There's a reason a cult has formed around this stuff. The sheer tint slicked on before the application of shadows does the lasting job like nothing else. For years I used regular face primers and just extended to eyes, thinking I REFUSE to get something separate, that is actually in all reality the same. My shadow would last, usually about 5 or 6 hours, good, but I wanted all day. No matter what.I finally caved and tried this stuff and all I can say, it's my junk. Also, I find it's much easier to blend shadows over it (even with fingers) and I figured out that extending it over my brows too kept them from straying all day, and helped keep my brow pencil on (not something easy with oil slick me).
Isododecane - flexible polymer/lasting
Talc - mattifier
Cyclopentasiloxane - silicone
Disteardimonium Hectorite - thickener, tint
Trihydroxystearin - thickener, barrier agent
Triethylhexanoin - moisturizer
Isopropyl Lanolate - emulsifier, lubricant
Sorbitan Sesquioleate - surfactant?
VP/Eicosene Copolymer - polymer
Dimethicone - silicone
PEG-40 Stearate - cleanser??
Propylene Carbonate - solvent
Phenoxyethanol, Cera Alba (Beeswax) - thickener and emulsifier
Trimethylsiloxysilicate - film former
Propylparaben - preservative
Methylparaben - preservative
Ethylparaben - preservative
Butylparaben - preservative
Methicone - silicone polymer
Isobutylparaben - preservative
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