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Review - Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Primer

DescriptionThis sebum controlling primer smoothly refines pores and fine lines as it presents you with a shine-free complexion.

It's listed in Korean, but Innisfree products are made of natural ingredients that doesn't include paraben, artificial fragrance, animal ingredients, artificial colors, talc, and mineral oil.

After your daily skincare routine, apply an appropriate amount and lightly spread onto areas where excess shine is a concern and gently pat to finish.
Innisfree is the acronym of 'innis' (island) and 'free.' It is a brand under Amore Pacific which owns popular brands such as Laneige! Items in Innisfree use environment-friendly ingredients such as green tea, tangerine, rape flowers, and cactuses along with volcanic spring water.

I got to know about this brand recently(wasn't that into skincare/cosmetics until 2012. lol) and I happen to see a spree for Korean cosmetics online so I decided to try out one of the products first - No-Sebum Mineral Primer.

The reason why I chose a primer is because primer helps to prep the skin for a smooth&flawless finish and at the same time allowing the makeup to stay on longer. It's my first primer and I like it! It comes in a light green tube and have a scent which is a mix between the smell of medicated oil and herb? I like the smell though; gives a feel of the natural ingredients used in this product.
The primer is a clear gel substance which is easy to apply, somehow it made my skin feel smoother. Primer goes on after moisturizer and before bb cream/foundation; I find it slightly easier to apply bb cream/foundation after using primer. I have combination skin and my forehead, nose & cheek area gets really oily after 2-3 hours! The makeup would "melt" and some foundation would be seen on the rims of my sunglasses :( After using this, my problematic areas remain matte and I think lasts up to 5 hours. Even though it didn't last me the whole day, I'm glad that I don't have to use oil blotters often. Now, I will definitely use this before doing my makeup :p

I shall try the other products from Innisfree soon! ^^

(Will repurchase)


  1. Thanks for the review! I used one of their primers a while back and I remember liking it. Maybe I should try this one.

    1. Hi, you're welcome! Which one did you try? Maybe I can try that too, looking for new primers to try :p


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