•Prevents chafing and irritation caused by moisture, heat, and movement. Ideal for treating everyday intimate discomforts of athletes, plus-size women, new moms and bikini area waxers or shavers.
•Fast-acting formula comforts chafed skin. Works with just one application.
•Fragrance-free and non-staining. Discreet relief without damage to your undergarments.
•Non-irritating formula with vitamin E and soothing aloe. Gentle enough for daily use on even your most delicate areas.
Comparison of Ingredients:
Monistat Chafing Gel
Active Ingredient: Dimethicone 1.2%
Inactive Ingredients : cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone, dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer, silica, tocopheryl acetate, trisiloxane
Smashbox Photofinish Foundation Primer
Ingredients: Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Safflower Seed Oil, Propylene Glycol, Water, Grape Seed Extract, Kolanut Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract.
Overall, i think the ingredients are quite similar, but of course smashbox does include more seed extracts etc. But seriously, comparing the price and sizes of what you get ($8.99-9.99 CAD for 1.5 oz for Monistat, and $44 CAD for 1oz for Smashbox?!?) I think i'll stick with my Monistat :) I find that it pretty much does the same thing for 1/4 of the price!
- dries to powder finish
- creates a smooth silky surface by evening out pores and blemishes
- fragrance free & doesnt clog your pores!
- allows for better adhesion for your makeup
- lasts a long time (only need nickel sized amount)
- definately worth it! both price and size!
- may be harder to find, or embarrasing to buy? (depends on person)
- doesnt include extra benefits such as spf, colour correcting etc
I personally love this and have been using it for quite some time now. It has NOT given me any breakouts, neither has it improved my skin (without makeup). However, i can definately see changes when applied with makeup because it gives off a more airbrushed finish by covering all those nasty pores and also helps my foundation and concealer last longer. I love putting this on (you really only need a small nickel sized amount for your whole face), because it makes my face so smooth and soft afterwards :)
So what do you guys think? Have you tried this before? Do you want to? Or are you religiously using another brand and most likely will not be changing anytime soon? :)