Monistat Chafing Relief Powder Gel as a Primer

I was way too excited to receive my Monistat from so I could try it out as a primer for my foundation.

First, make sure you get the exact same product shown- the Chafing Relief- a silicone based product that creates a barrier on the skin to protect from chafing. Used by runners, and as a post wax soother, it quickly became a cult favorite among makeup artists since its ingredients are so similar to other big name primers.

I found the look and feel to be almost identical to dimethicone based primers but without fragrence. It absorbs right away and really does grab onto foundation- whether it be mineral, powder, or liquid- and hold the color for a full day.

Bottom line- for $8, I say go for it.

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  1. It also works good in the purpose it was intended for. My husband often sneaks some for those times when he goes to play basketball. Although he’d NEVER admit it!

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