Meaningful Beauty by Cindy Crawford: Line Diffuser

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 26 - 2011

You say tomato, I say tomato (that works so much better in person).  They say Line Diffuser: Wrinkle Smoothing Capsules*, I say Primer (mine’s snappier).

Firstly, the capsules instill that “squee cuteness!” thing in me that I need to resolve before I buy up half the Disney store on my next visit.  Secondly, this thing is packed full of ‘cones… it has more ‘cones in it than an Ice Cream van parked outside IBM.

When I saw this I was all “hmmm, this ain’t skincare!”, “but it sounds like skincare?”… “nahhh, this ain’t ‘skincare'”.

Apparently, it IS skincare.  Here’s the ingredients, I’ll let you make your own mind up.

I like the sound of the peptides… so I’m gonna call it a primer with ‘skincare benefits’.  That’s a compromise to you and me.

I apply it under makeup as recommended and the silicone helps me achieve baby-soft, velvety skin in an instant.  Infact I’ve been a bit sarky about this product so far but I can’t deny that it’s actually one of the best ‘primers’ I’ve used.

My foundation glides on once the Line Diffuser has had a minute to dry down.  You know those rare, blissful times when you get a great foundation application that looks flawless?  Since using these prior to buffing in my liquid foundation, all applications have looked flawless.  It simply makes my skin look smoother and more even-textured.   I don’t have anything other than a few fine lines around my eyes to test claims on wrinkle-smoothing but I’m liking its pore polyfilling abilities a lot.

I don’t believe I’ve achieved any additional longevity from my foundation since using this but I am finding this noticeably more suited to my skin than my Smashbox primer or my MAC Prep + Prime.

I’m torn.  I think the marketing as to what it actually is, is a bit squiffy… it’s potentially a little drying with daily use (best reserved for days when you NEED great skin?) and it’s pricey at £29.95 for 60 capsules which works out at an overall volume of around 21ml.

But I’m loving its work.  Something I never thought I’d say about a brand brought to life by Cindy Crawford.  I know that’s snobby… that’s snobby right?  Still… she does rock the 90s brown lip like no other!

Meaningful Beauty’s Line Diffuser Wrinkle Smoothing Capsules are priced at £29.95 and can be purchased online at www.meaningfulbeauty.co.uk (a Guthy Renker site).

* press sample


11 Responses to “Meaningful Beauty by Cindy Crawford: Line Diffuser”

  1. Julia says:

    This looks quite interesting, hmmmm!

  2. Shifa says:

    Love the sound(and look!) of it.

  3. Sydney says:

    I’m a total sucker for little capsules, and a velvety primer. Sold!

  4. Maria says:

    Yep, sold to the highest bidder…and I think Cindy C. still rocks! ; )

  5. Ahhhh so this is the celebrity product you were disappointed that you actually liked ;]

  6. Oceane says:

    They remind me of Elizabeth Arden’s ceramide capsules.

  7. Lady Hirons says:

    Sweet Lord in Heaven smack me on the ass and call me POLLYFILLA.
    Cone much?
    :)

  8. Jen W says:

    The priming abilities sound great!

    Interesting how it is in capsules, I guess it helps keep the active ingredients fresh, but also plays mind games with me as a consumer because I would automatically consider it as a skin care treatment product when packaged in capsules. Clever.

  9. AshD says:

    Wow that’s a lot of silicones in the ingredient list. would def break me out :-/

  10. cclarebear says:

    I almost bought up the whole range after seeing her on tv once. glad to see it (sort of?) lives up to the hype.

  11. glitterishallsorts says:

    I love the hygiene aspect of this as i have such a phobia of cream/gel products becoming contaminated. I’m umm-ing and ahh-ing about this one

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