There are two pieces of skincare advice I stand by… you should wear a broad spectrum** SPF everyday and makeup stays on better with primer.
Despite knowing & believing in these beauty rules I had yet to have any success in finding either a great SPF or makeup primer, and believe me I have tried a lot. The SPF would usually overwhelm my skin and make it near impossible for makeup to stay put. And nearly every primer would clog my skin and cause breakouts.
Then along came ARK Skincare’s Skin Protector* – A broad spectrum SPF & skin primer all-in-one. I had finally found what I was looking for.
This award-winning SPF primer from British skincare brand, ARK Skincare is a handy little solution to protect you, hydrate your skin & help your makeup stay fresher for longer – regardless of your age or lifestyle.
Why I love this SPF primer…
There are lots of reasons why I’m a fan. Firstly, it’s lightweight and breathable. Post cleansing, toning & moisturising, it’s not product overload. In fact, the Hyaluronic Acid booster it contains helps to hydrate my skin even further.
Want to find out more about Hyaluronic Acid & its benefits? Read: Hyaluronic Acid – What you need to know
The combined nature of the product cuts steps from my daily routine – it has definitely saved me time every morning. There is no waiting for product to ‘settle-in’ before moving on to makeup.
Good to know: The ARK Skincare Skin Protector is also a moisturiser. You may find it hydrates your skin enough to use on its own. Personally, I still moisturised. I achieved a nice result using in conjunction with ARK’s Age Defend Replenishing Moisturiser*
I didn’t need to apply a lot either. The consistency of the primer meant 1-2 pumps was really all that’s required. My makeup glided on well and wasn’t travelling half-way down my face within an hour of applying (as it has been known to with some previous SPF products!) I also haven’t seen any increase in breakouts which is a real relief.
It’s so good to know my skin is being protected & prepped in such an effortless way. This is one product I would be hard pressed to be without now.
You might also like to know…
The Skin Protector SPF30 primer is Vegan friendly, paraben free and doesn’t contain any artificial colours or fragrances.
It’s full of lots of lovely ingredients, such as Vitamin E (an antioxidant providing photo protection) Shea Butter (to nourish skin & protect from free radicals) and Sunflower (which is packed full of vitamins and minerals).
Plus not only is it suitable for all ages, it’s also suitable for use by men as well!
I was kindly gifted my ARK Skincare products. Nothing was requested from me in return. I’ve written this review because I am genuinely pleased with this product. *This article contains affiliate links. Find out more here.
What has your experience with SPF’s and primers been so far? Do you feel you would benefit from a 2-in-1 solution? Are you aware of ARK Skincare as a brand? If you have any questions about this product, please don’t hesitate to ask – I’m happy to help & I’ll always give you my honest opinion! Get in touch by dropping a comment in the box below.