Beauty confession of the day: I have greasy eyelids.
Phew. I said it. It's out there. We can still be friends, right?
A few months ago, I started noticing my eyeliner+eyeshadow doing a vanishing act about midday. Didn't matter if it was the good pigmented stuff either, by noon even my Nars had said "sayonara."
As fate would have it during such a troublesome time, (hellooooooo first world problems), the bins at Nordstrom Rack were overflowing with discounted tubes of Urban Decay Primer Potion, in the now defunct "genie bottle" shape.* (general consensus: who cares what kind of bottle it comes in, could've been shaped like a turd, this.stuff.is.awesome!)
I snatched up a handful of these magical wish-granting tubes and never looked back. (For a week straight, I alternated between singing "Genie in a Bottle" and "Never Had a Friend Like Me." while getting ready in the morning).
That is, until another fateful day. This time, in the aisles of Target. Of course.
In the e.l.f. section.
Recently, they released their version of a primer, which you can buy...all .17 fl oz of it, for ONE DOLLAR.
urban decay vs. e.l.f.
$20 vs. $1
1 Bottle vs. 20 Bottles
What do you think? No-Brainer?
Notes: These two products seem to match up well, and do pretty much the same job. The same. The consistency of e.l.f. is only slightly different, a little thicker/pigmented.
*They were $7 each, instead of the normal $20. Which is why I had never really bothered with investing in it before.
My supply is going to run out someday, and I'll have to ask myself if this is worth twenty more points on my Sephora V.I.B card? Right now Daniel has his fingers crossed, "please go with the dollar, please go with the dollar."