RESIST Smoothing Primer Serum SPF 30
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RESIST Smoothing Primer Serum SPF 30
A multi-tasking primer that softens and smooths skin with a formula that features antioxidants and broad-spectrum SPF 30, resulting in a flawless, makeup-ready complexion.

RESIST Smoothing Primer Serum SPF 30

Based on 89 reviews

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A multi-tasking primer that softens and smooths skin with a formula that features antioxidants and broad-spectrum SPF 30, resulting in a flawless, makeup-ready complexion.
  • Targets fine lines & wrinkles
  • Preps skin for a perfect makeup application
  • Protects against sun damage
  • Prevents early signs of aging
  • Lightweight, silky texture
Skin Types:
All Skin Types

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    1 oz.
    $30.00
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    $12.00

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Why is it different?
RESIST Smoothing Primer Serum SPF 30 is a lightweight, silky primer serum that combines broad spectrum SPF 30 sun protection with a mix of plant-based, soothing antioxidants known to safeguard skin from environmental damage. But that’s just the beginning, because this anti-aging primer also beautifully enhances makeup application and wear, so you’ll see better-looking skin and makeup.

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What does it do?
Prevents premature aging and contains antioxidants green tea, coffee seed, and chamomile to help defend against the visible effects of pollution and environmental attack. This unique formula’s silky serum texture softly blurs fine lines and large pores for a younger-looking, smoother complexion.

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How to use

For full sun protection, apply liberally and then apply your foundation. For use just as a primer, apply a pea-sized amount to face over your daytime moisturizer with sunscreen or under your foundation with sunscreen.

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Ingredients
Product Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 2%, Homosalate 4.0%, Octinoxate 6.0%, Octisalate 4.0%

Other Ingredients: Isododecane (texture enhancer), Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (texture enhancer/skin-softening), Butyloctyl Salicylate (skin-softening),Polysilicone-11 (texture enhancer), Bisabolol (skin soothing), Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract (antioxidant), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (antioxidant/skin soothing), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (antioxidant/skin soothing), Retinyl Palmitate (antioxidant), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (hydration), Calluna Vulgaris Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (antioxidants), Chlorella Vulgaris Extract (antioxidant), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (skin-replenishing), Physalis Angulata Extract (skin soothing), Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract (skin-restoring), Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate (antioxidant).

Ratings & Reviews

LOVE THIS PRODUCT!!

5

I am placing my order for my third bottle now! I never could find a sunscreen that went well under my foundation. I found a primer that worked for me, but it did not have sunscreen. This primer is great under my makeup and takes care of my sunscreen!! I am 50 years old and my skin shows the years of tanning I did in my youth so I use a full coverage foundation with SPF. My morning routine is as follows: I wash, tone with a PC toner (I haven´t found my favorite yet); exfoliate with a PC liquid 2% BHA (I´m using Resist Daily Pore-Refining Treatment 2% BHA this month); and then I apply this primer. I do let it fully dry/absorb before applying foundation, about 10-15 minutes. My foundation applies beautifully and I´ve got my sunscreen!

Laura

Memphis, Tennessee

Not for me

1

Product made my skin feel greasy! Please bring back barely there tint!

Janine

Kelowna BC

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I really like this

4

I have been using PC skin products exclusively for over 14 years and I love the products. received this product as the travel size gift (I did not order because of some of the negative reviews). I was surprised at how much that I like it and ordered a regular size. My only complaint is the pilling when I put on my foundation - I get this with many of the PC products also particulary the serums. I feel that some of the products are just being rubbed off.. I have learned to pat my skin before foundation application and pat the foundation on rather that sweep it on with a brush. I would have given this product easily five stars except for this pilling issue

Mary Ann

Knoxville, TN

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Clear and light without irritation but great sun protection

5

This could even be marketed as a daily sun protection product. It is light and clear. The texture is such that one would like applying it daily. It is also a non irritating SPF product. I have used it by itself and also over my Skin Balancing SPF 30.

Katie

Ohio

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Felt greasy and was shiny

2

I really wanted to like this but found it to be greasy long into the day. I did not feel it held my foundation well and it also made my face shine in a way that does not seem attractive. I like the sunscreen and the form factor but the product does not work for me.

Minimalist_User

Seattle

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Does everything you want it to do and nothing that you don't

5

This clear, silky primer glides on easily and leaves a smooth, even finish for foundation application.

Roses

Cleveland, OH

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I use it as sunscreen

5

I bought it for the sunscreen aspect-and now I wear it every day! Honestly, I really don't need foundation because I have no brown or red spots (thanks to using Paulas Choice for five years). Anyways there were days I cheated and left the house with nothing on my face because sunscreens are heavy,, greasy, thick. I love this-I slather it on as sunscreen and I can't even feel it. Love it. Very nice product

make me up

Lexington NC

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Amazing primer for my combination skin

5

I received this product a few months ago along with a fairly good size order of Skin Balancing Face Toner and BHA/AHA exfoliants. This was a free product in the box and I'm quite impressed with how well this made my face feel and look with all my redness around my nose, enlarged pores and fine lines on my forehead and around my mouth. It has such a lightweight feeling that surpasses any other face primer I have in my collection. I do wear this when I go out on the weekends and leave my less expensive primers for during the week which work as well as this product but this does just a wee bit more for my skin:) A big bonus is the Spf 30 which my other primers do not have. I wear a high spf foundation on top of those primers because I love my skin! The packaging is a cute, small grey metallic tube that's a convenient size and dispenses the right amount of primer to my liking. There is no scent which is also a bonus and once applied it doesn't leave my skin tacky like a lot of other primers do! My pores are noticeably smaller and the fine lines seem to blur out which is also really nice...foundation goes on incredibly smooth and there is no cakiness or dry patches around my nose or under my eyes...Awesome, awesome product!

Glosslover

Stoney Creek, ON, Canada

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THE sunscreen for me!!!!

5

This product is what has made me a daily user of sunscreen! I have other PC sunscreen products, and I can smell and feel them, which makes me not want to use them. I love the gel, though it does feel oily-ish when first applied, however, that truly disappears completely and leaves my face smooth and soft. Added bonus is that it makes my undereye concealer and powder blush go on more smoothly. It leaves no shiny sunscreen look. LOVE IT!

Jan

Canada

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Best primer I've used... and I've used them all!

5

This is an amazing product! I have worked with and tried many different primers, including the cult-following primers by Smashbox and Urban Decay. I've worked in the beauty industry for 13 years. Not only does this help to fill in imperfections and keep my makeup on all day, it works alone to blur those imperfections without makeup applied afterwards. I really like the smooth texture and non-greasy feel, as sometimes primers have a strange texture that is left on the skin. A bonus... it has SPF30! Sun protection is a must for skincare, right beside drinking water, eating well, and exercise.

Katelyn K

Milwaukee, WI

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