Neutrogena For Your Makeup Obsessed BFF!

bestiesThis is a sponsored post on behalf of Neutorgena, I received compensation for writing it, however, all opinions are my own. At Prime Beauty, I only write about products I believe in and trust.

I met my best friend Linda over 17 years ago when we were working at the same place. We bonded over our kids being the same age, shopping and MAKEUP! We’ve celebrated our children’s accomplishments, personal milestones both good and bad and been on trips together. She’s my female soulmate!

My obsession with makeup began in my teens and has grown through the years. I think Linda’s began at a department store makeover we both had on one of our legendary shopping trips. Though Linda loves makeup as much as I do, I am the one who researches ingredients and since I’m in the ‘beauty business’ she relies on me to make recommendations to her.

My first tip is that you don’t need to spend a ton of money on makeup! There are so many great drugstore brands that are high quality and effective. Neutrogena is a fabulous inexpensive brand that I recommend often. They have a wide range of cosmetics, skincare and hair care that really deliver!


I’m especially fond of the Neutrogena® Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow +Built-in Primer. These shadows combine a built-in primer to help prevent creasing and smudging while keeping the color from fading. They have even been tested to last up to 12 hours! The formula is infused with vitamins and skin-nourishing conditioners for the delicate eye area. Available in six color coordinated shades, each compact has four colors to complement any eye color. I’m amazed at how creamy the shadows are and how well they blend. In addition, I love the pretty finish–most have a lovely satin finish, others a beautiful sheen, a few of the softer shades are matte yet still creamy–hard to accomplish, especially at this price!

My bestie Linda likes to wear neutrals and sometimes purples so I recommend Cocoa Mauve, Cool Plum and Mink Brown. For those date nights with the Hubby Smoky Steel makes for a sexy smoky eye.


L to R: Soft Taupe, Cool Plum, Mink Brown



img_7092L to R:  Cocoa Mauve, Smoky Steel, Classic Nude



Neutrogena® MoistureSmooth Color Sticks are my favorite drugstore lip crayons–I’m so addicted I think I have every one of the 16 shades! These instantly moisturize and condition the lips to keep them soft and smooth. Made with fruit extracts along with mango and shea butter, the balm-like formula glides on easily, providing a sheer wash of moisturizing color. The color payoff is perfection: with one swipe of the stick, my lips are instantly awash with pigmentation. I like that they twist up so they don’t require a sharpener, and I find the size of the stick makes application a faster process. One swipe, and you’re done! I love them so much I’ve been through three of Fresh Papaya and Watermelon. Shades 10-80 have a sheer & shimmery finish, and NEW shades 90-180 have a bold & creamy finish. I have ALL the new shades to show you today!



L to R: #90 Classic Nude, #100 Pink Nude, #110 Almond Nude, #120 Berry Brown, #130 Wine Berry, #140 Pink Grapefruit, #150 Cherry Pink, #160 Classic Red, #180 Deep Plum.

Here at Prime Beauty headquarters, we are head over stilettos for these! Blythe and I both wear them on a regular basis and we each have our favs. I prefer the lighter shades and Blythe loves the deep shades. Here is Blythe sporting a few–you can see how pigmented and glossy they are!


Neutrogena® Nourishing Eyeliner defines and brightens eyes with luminous color. Subtle light diffusers make the whites of eyes appear whiter, while rich color helps to define the eyes. What makes these eyeliners different is the formula: Olive Oil and Rainforest Shea Butter nourish the delicate eye area. They are smooth and don’t skip on older eyes. The built-in sharpener gives precise definition and the contoured smudger softens and blends for a variety of looks.



Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes effectively dissolve all traces of dirt, oil and makeup—even waterproof mascara—for clean, fresh skin in one easy step. With one step, it leaves skin thoroughly clean with no heavy residue, so there’s no need to rinse. And it’s gentle enough to use around the sensitive eye area, even for contact lens wearers. I can honestly say these are the only makeup wipes I use because they don’t dry out my skin. I ALWAYS recommend these for those lazy nights when you don’t want to take the time for your entire skincare routine, but need to take off your makeup quickly.


Bottom Line: Neutrogena has all the makeup and skincare you and your BFF need to satisfy your makeup cravings at fantastic prices! I hope you’ll try some of my recommendations.

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  1. Sandy Pincombe says:

    I love the makeup remover wipes. Always have them not only in my bathroom but also in my suitcase

  2. Susan Pertierra says:

    I have used the original amber-colored face bar for years as well as the make-up remover wipes and recently tried their new Hydro Boost line, which I love!

  3. I use the Neutrogena make up wipes and like the face bar as well.

  4. Makeup wipes! They work soooo well.


  6. Debbie Yoder says:

    I like their mascara and makeup remover wipes the best.

  7. I like Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost Moisturizer!

  8. Alison King says:

    I like their foundation and also their make-up remover wipes.

  9. Their whole naturals line is incredible! I use so many of those products on a daily basis!!

  10. The only Neutrogena product I’ve tried is the wipes and they’re great! Thanks for a chance to win.

  11. DeAnna Branigan Keller says:

    I love the lotions and shampoos that they carry.

  12. Tiffany Banks says:

    I love their foundation & mascara!

  13. Paol Trenny says:

    I love their Neutrogena ® T/Gel Extra Strength.

  14. Bonny McDevitt says:

    I Love there foundation!

  15. I like the Neutrogena liquid foundation.

  16. Neutrogena daily non-oil moisturizer with SPF is my favorite

  17. I used to use the Nutrogena liquid foundation, dont remember why I changed or when. I use the Shampoo though!

  18. SnowflakeDayAudra says:

    I really like their eye shadows with the built-in primer. I also like their Rapid Clear 2-in-1 fight and fade toner. -Audra O’Hara

  19. jerseygirl137 says:

    I like the Neutrogena Nourishing Eyeliner and the Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes.

  20. Melanie Corning says:

    the hydro boost moisturizer is my favorite product

  21. Chelsea Meza says:

    I have only tried the foundation from Neutrogena but I really like it.

  22. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I love their makeup remover towelettes.They work great and don’t dry my skin out!

  23. Allison @neversaydiebeauty says:

    Very nice looking neutral palettes. And I might have to pick up that fun Nourishing Eyeliner in the blue sparkly shade for the holiday season

  24. Jessica Miller says:

    I like the Rapid clear and the deep clean scrub.

  25. Sharon Kaminski says:

    My favorite neutrogena products are their moisturizing lotions. I use a lot especially this time of year.

  26. Katrin Jarvis says:

    I love Neutrogena’s Body Oil!

  27. The picture of you with your friend is just terrific. You both look so beautiful. Neutrogena has created so many great products lately.

  28. Cocoa Mauve is one of my every day faves!!

  29. I LOVE Neutrogena face creams! I have a retinol serum that works wonders! The tinted moisturizer! I have one more that I can’t remember the name of but it’s a face cream too. AND I use a face wash that is super and leaves me so soft.

  30. I love Neutrogena Hydro Boost Moisturizer! It’s one of my all time favs!

  31. My favorite Neutrogena products are the Hydrating Makeup Remover Wipes and the Lip Crayons!

  32. Aleya Bamdad says:

    I’m obsessed with Neutrogena makeup removers! It gets rid of all of my makeup, leaves my skin moisturized and is inexpensive.

  33. Michelle Castagne says:

    I like the makeup wipes.

  34. T-Gel….It is the only shampoo I can use without my scalp getting . . . gross. Seriously, I cannot use anything else with getting sores on my scalp, so it is my favorite.

  35. Elizabeth C. says:

    My favorite products are the Hydro Boost Gel-Cream & the Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer. Love them!

  36. That’s so awesome! Love that neutrogena has all of these awesome products! So many choices!

  37. Smoky Steel looks like my type of colors.

  38. Love their makeup remover wipes

  39. My three top favorites are the Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser, Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 30 and the MoistureShine Lip Soother SPF 20

  40. The Hydro Boost Moisturizing Gel feels absolutely amazing! That’s definitely my favorite Neutrogena product.

  41. The makeup remover towelettes! They are my absolute faves and I won’t use any other brand.

  42. Christy DuBois says:

    I love the Neutrogena Lipcolor. But all of the Neutrogena products I’ve tried I’ve really liked.

  43. I love the Nude Almond Neutrogena® MoistureSmooth Color Sticks

  44. I love Neutrogena Cleansing Make-up Remover Wipes. I really don’t think I have tried any of their cosmetics. I guess it’s because when I think Neutrogena I think skin care.

  45. I love those Color Sticks, especially Wine Berry and Cherry Pink.

  46. My favorite ever is the moisturesmooth sticks! So moisturizing, pretty colors.

  47. kelly reci says:

    Those colors so lovely. I think it’s really good i can try these! This is great post thanks!

  48. Ourfamilyworld says:

    It’s pretty cool! I didn’t use that but my friend i think she wants it. I will tell her this wonderful sticks.

  49. TheNewClassy says:

    I have used Neutrogena lotions and body washes, but I didn’t even realize that they had wipes for removing makeup. I need to check those out.

  50. My favorite Neutrogena product is the Clear Pore cleanser. My son’s dermatologist recommended it for his acne more than 10 years ago. He still uses it.

  51. Michelle S says:

    My all time favorite is the Body Oil – I’ve used it forever! I’ve never tried their cosmetics, but wow, I would sure love to!

  52. Lyndsey R. says:

    I love their makeup collection. Especially, their BB Cream.

  53. CourtneyLynne Storms says:

    I love Neutrogena lotions but never tried their makeup!!! Those palettes look pretty fabulous

  54. My daughter likes the oil free acne wash

  55. I’ve used Neutrogena bar soap for decades and love it. I haven’t tried the cosmetics but these colors are beautiful and must give it a try.

  56. I have heard a lot about Neutorgena and their products are of great quality anytime. The Eye Shadow with Built-in Primer looks amazing and I would love trying out all the different shades one by one!

  57. I love their sheer touch sunscreen & hydroboost skincare line.

  58. Lisa Marie Heath says:

    Neutrogena has always been an amazing brand and I love that they always have perfect basics I need and love

  59. I love love love the skin clearing foundation!

  60. Laurie Nykaza says:

    I have not tried Neutrogena products but would love too.

  61. Melissa S says:

    I love Neutrogena’s Sesame shower oil, especially during the winter months.

  62. I love the concealer

  63. Kirsten Kimball says:

    My daughter and I love the cleansing towelettes!

  64. Neutrogena has great makeup! I especially love their mascara and lippies.


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