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Ardency Inn AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer

What it is: A high-performance primer that feels amazing on the skin. What it does: This silicone-free, water-based formula brings a refreshing burst of hydration and as it firms and absorbs excess oil in the skin. Fast-acting hydrators give an instant soft, supple texture to the skin while pore tightening ingredients prep the skin for perfect foundation application. The absence of silicone in the formula ensures a lightweight texture that won’t clog pores and a matte finish that will last throughout the day. Use alone for a fresh, natural look or before foundation for a smooth, flawless palette. What else you need to know: This formula is made in France and is ideal for all skin types.
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Questions & Answers for Ardency Inn AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer

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is it colorless
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
olmom
(St.Clairsville, OH)
on AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, it is white but goes on clear with no color.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
ccm1
(Kansas City, MO)
answer 2
Yes. It's colorless.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
Nicrohr
(Madison Heights MI)
answer 3
Yes, it goes on clear, has a light fragrance, isn't sticky, greasy feeling, and absorbs quickly.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
curlysue189
(Espanola, NM)
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Can this be mixed with the Americana foundation?
asked 2 years ago
perfumequeen
(Boise, ID)
on AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer
2 answers
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answer 1
The foundation is concentrated. It needs to be mixed either with moisturizer or another foundation if you want more coverage.
I believe if you try to mix the primer with the concentrate you will use much more than needed for coverage. But you could certainly try it and see if you get the results you like. If you haven't bought the primer yet and are just curious, I say save your money. I like the concentrate. Especially with Josie Maran Matchmaker foundation. It gives it better coverage. But the primer made me shiny and didn't look right. Maybe it would work if your skin is REALLY dry.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
ccm1
(Kansas City, MO)
answer 2
I have mixed the primer with the concentrate with good results but it does seem to give a bit thicker coverage that way. I prefer to apply the primer to bare skin then apply the concentrate mixed with moisturizer and blend it in with a fluffy foundation brush.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
MegLovely
(TN)
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would this work on oily skin?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
makeuptwin
on AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer
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answer 1
I would not recommend it for oily skin. I found it to be too greasy itself. And it accentuated my pores.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
ccm1
(Kansas City, MO)
answer 2
Yes, I have an oily Tzone and this primer actually seems to absorb some oil and keeps me from having to apply powder many times throughout the day.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
MegLovely
(TN)
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Is the AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer cruelty Free?
Are any of the ingrediants of this product as well as the final product tested on animals in any way?
asked 2 years ago
Chrismarie603
on AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer
1 answer
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answer 1
Almost every cosmetic ingredient has been tested on animals cruelly and extensively - so if you are really asking "in any way," then yes animal testing has occurred.

I don't know what Ardency Inn's policy is on testing FINISHED products on animals.

However, almost all cosmetic ingredients included in modern products are [have been] tested on animals during research and development, and before they are approved by the FDA. So that's the legacy of these chemicals, and there's no avoiding it.

Many companies don't test their finished products on animals (and they don't need to because the individual components have already been tested in this way). Or, they have an independent lab conduct testing so they can say THEIR company does not test on animals.

Just a few things to watch for as you research the policies of any one cosmetic company.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
Nicrohr
(Madison Heights MI)
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Does it minimize pores?
I'm using the concentrate now and mixing it with Josie Maran Matchmaker fdtn. The coverage is great, but it really accentuates my pores. I have tried everything in my arsenal of primers and I'm still not satisfied. Will this really minimize my large pores or is it just a catchy statement to sell the product?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
ccm1
(Kansas City, MO)
on AMERICANA Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer
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