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Benefit Cosmetics Air Patrol - a BB/SPF/Primer bonanza!



Benefit Cosmetics just seem to be the brand that keeps on giving when it comes to bringing out new innovative cosmetics. With two or three new launches per year they do not rest for striving for perfection. Best selling Mascara on the market? We can make it better. Best selling Primer on the market? We can do something different.

And that's what they've done with newcomer Air Patrol.  This new eyeshadow primer has 3 key selling points. It's main function to prime the eyelids ensuring your eyeshadow's longevity. It also has BB properties meaning that it nourishes and smooths out the skin tone thus enhancing any pigment that you put over it. Finally, it has an SPF of 20 so you know that the most delicate area of your face is protected every time you wear it. 

Pretty good eh? I'll admit I was initially skeptical of the tinted cream as it is much darker than my skin tone (as seen below) however it does blend out and is barely visible once applied. 

The memory foam tip is the oddest experience but makes absolute sense when you start using it. Your eyes are delicate and you want an applicator that isn't going to dig into them. Traditionally this has been a finger or brush but now you don't have to dirty them up! You also get zero wastage as a quick reverse click of the tube sucks the product back down. Handy, comfy, clean, and what's even better? It really works! 



L-R: Air Patrol on the skin | Eyeshadow With Air Patrol | Eyeshadow without Air Patrol
Here are 3 looks I've done recently all using my new Naked 3 Palette and all using Air Patrol. 

So here's how you can get yourself a wee bargain. House Of Fraser's twice yearly Beauty Confidential event is currently running until the 22nd Sept. The deal is that if you buy one of your favourite products and you buy one of theirs then you can get £10 off! So say you bought yourself this and any of the items in the offer (Benefit Rollerlash for example?) you get Air Patrol for almost half the price. Bargain! 

Of course another way to get the product completely free is to enter the Faeriwood Facebook competition to win one! All you need to do is Like and Share the page and you're entered. Easy. *UPDATE THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED*

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