So after giving into the beauty hype (it does get you sometimes) I purchased the Nivea Men's Post Shaving Balm to replace my usual Primer I was actually pretty excited to use this and it would work out a lot cheaper that buying a primer and I love a bargain so I had big hopes since a lot of people seemed to love it however..it didn't work for me. Sigh.
When I apply my usual primer it softens my skin and blurs out my pores making my skin feel nice and soft and look so much softer. The shave balm is liquid based so it's hard to pour an amount on your hand without it dripping everywhere and once I applied it onto my face I didn't notice anything special it just left my face feeling wet and damp, hmm, not great.
So after waiting a whiiiile for it to finally dry out I applied my makeup and noticed it looking cakey in certain places and my make up just didn't sit right. So I went back to my usual primer and there was no cakiness and my make up looked much much better.
So unfortunately for me was this worth the hype? Not so much. I may go back to it and try it again but for now it's going in the drawer.
Have you tried this out? Did it work for you?