Anna Sui Black UV Primer Water
[unpaid/sample/ad] I’ve had this product since well before lock-down but only just had a proper look and test.
It’s more of a priming milk than a water, in my opinion, as it comes out of the bottle as a white fluid and I associate waters with clarity but that’s really just splitting hairs. I am kicking myself somewhat for not giving it the immediate attention that I now realise it deserves. If you don’t like the weight of facial SPF, your solution lies here – this feels almost like a serum rather than primer and is loaded with moisture to keep your complexion feeling flexible and hydrated.
It’s not for lying in the sun with – it shields from day to day incidental sun and feels exactly as though you’ve just added a moisture milk or serum. I haven’t put it to the stay-all-day test – I’m hardly wearing any make up especially now my tone has warmed up and I’m not even wearing base on a daily basis – so I can’t say how well it helps your foundation to say put – but as a shielding primer it’s really one of the nicest I’ve come across. Japanese-formulated brands (or any Asian brands) tend to formulate with high heat and humidity in mind so are often a good bet for when the weather ramps up in the UK. This is fragranced – a lovely fresh rose scent – so if you don’t like perfumed skin care, it’s not for you. Otherwise, at £19, as a daily primer or even just on its own as a shield for your early morning or evening run or walk, I think it’s a really good buy at 150ml for £19. I don’t think I’m alone in thinking that because on Beauty Bay it’s restricted to two bottles per purchase. You can find it HERE, non affiliate HERE.
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