Nyx Angel Veil Primer Review and Swatches

Quite a while ago I picked up the Nyx Angel Veil Skin Perfecting Primer. I wasn’t sure what I’d think of it, but then I quickly fell in love with it.

Nyx is proudly cruelty free.

About Nyx Angel Veil Skin Perfecting Primer
This super silky, light and fresh formula creates a comfortable cushion on your skin to enhance makeup application. The incredible formula creates a smooth, uniform canvas that minimizes shine and makes application flawless. Your skin will feel like it has been touched by an angel.

Ingredients
Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane , Polysilicone-1, Cyclohexasiloxane, Glyceryl Stearate, Nylon-12, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Laureth-12, Alumina, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Price
$16 for 1 fl. oz.

Availability
Urban Outfitters, Nyx Cosmetics, Amazon

Nyx Angel Veil Perfecting Skin Primer Swatch Review

Nyx Angel Veil Skin Perfecting Face Primer

While my skin does not look perfect with it on, you can see how it brightens my on the left side of this picture.

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In the two pictures above I started with Nyx Angel Veil, then dusted  NARS Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder on top. I contoure with NARS Olympia I applied TheBalm Time Balm foundation in Lighter than Light and Cover FX N-Xtra Light concealer. I dusted a touch of Hard Candy Moon Glow on my face.

Wearing Nyx Angel Veil Primer

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I really love this primer and I feel like it does a good job of brightening my complexion and blurring imperfections. I’ve been wearing it almost non stop for the past few months. If you’re looking for a brightening primer that will blur minor imperfections, this one is definitely worth checking out.

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Pros

  • Cruelty free
  • Brightens complexion
  • Reasonably priced

Cons

  • This may make deeper skintones look ashy instead of brightened.