I bought a new primer by Too Faced... their new Primed & Poreless Pure. It is oil free, and supposed to be mattifying... also great for sensitive skin, since it doesn't have the small percentage of Retinol that the original Primed & Poreless has. I decided to try it out Sunday for my date with my brother to the Phillies game.
While I'm sure this primer works great for every day use, when you're going to be outside... it can't really stand up to the heat. My face was melting. By the end of the game, I had barely any coverage on my face. Luckily, I discovered an amazing little tool to combat just this problem. I had some powder in my bag... but I didn't think even that could help because of how hot it was outside.
BROWN PAPER NAPKINS. Those things are the greatest thing ever. They absorb better than rice papers do! Good thing the ballpark has them in massive quantities. Next time you're going to be outside, grab some of these and stick them in your purse rather than spending the $5-$10 on rice papers.
My final vote on the primer... in general, I think it's a decent primer. I just don't think it's the best for the situation I was in. If you have sensitive skin, and you want a primer that's oil free, fragrance free, etc... then it's a great primer. It just can't stand up to a lot of heat. So if you're getting married in the summertime, do not use this primer. Use something like Deslick by Urban Decay or POREfessional by Benefit instead.