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Eye Basics

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Perfecting eyelid primer—Laura's "foundation for lids"—creates the ideal eye canvas. Wear alone or under shadow.

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Perfecting eyelid primer—Laura's "foundation for lids"—creates the ideal eye canvas. Wear alone or under shadow.

Works Well With

Unique, versatile cream primes lids to give you the perfect canvas for any eye look. Wear as primer under powder eye shadow to create a uniform base, help prevent creasing, extend colour wear and enhance how colours "pop" on your lids. Or wear alone as "foundation for lids" to camouflage imperfections for a flawless nude eye.

Medium coverage formula helps cover redness, veins and other discolourations. Creamy, lightweight texture blends easily and won't slide off lids (you may have noticed how a typical face formula used on eyes has trouble staying put). Long-lasting, water-resistant, and crease-free. Botanicals and other skin-friendly ingredients help soothe and protect the delicate skin of your lids.

Two shades are special colour correctors: Use Peach for brightening and lightening, and to correct the look of sallow skin. Use Eyebright to tone down purpleness and pinkness on the lids.


Formulation Details
Non-comedogenic. Dermatologist-tested. Ophthalmologist tested.

Apply to the eye lid with Crème Eye Colour Brush, Crème Eye Detail Brush, the wand applicator, or clean fingertips. If applying as primer, choose a shade close to your skin tone.

PRO TIP

Laura loves to mix the Eyebright shade with other shades to brighten the eye lids. The opaque brightness of the

light blue shade gives a healthy glow to the eye lids (helps correct purple or pink tones too).

(Eyebright): Isododecane, Mica, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D’ Abeille, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium  Dioxide), Ci 77007 (Ultramarines), Ci 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide).

(Flax): Isododecane, Mica, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D’ Abeille, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides).

(Linen): Isododecane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D’ Abeille, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides).

(Peach): Isododecane, Mica, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D’ Abeille, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491, Ci 77492 (Iron Oxides).

(Wheat): Isododecane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D’ Abeille, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77007 (Ultramarines), Ci 77491, Ci 77492 (Iron Oxides).

(Tawny): Isododecane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba), Beeswax (Cera Alba), Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasis Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain (+/-)Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77007 (Ultramarines).

(Buff): Isododecane, Mica, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire D’ Abeille, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ozokerite, Talc, Lanolin Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Propylene Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides).

 

 

PRODUCT REVIEWS

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What happened to Eye Canvas???

1

I loved loved loved Eye Canvas and this is a completely different product. It is difficult to apply and makes my eyelids look crepey. It also doesn't control oil as well as EC. Please please please bring back EC.

Katherine

Rhode Island

No

Best eye primer ever!

5

I use this product daily without eye shadow for a natural everyday look

Cind

Brampton, ON in Canada

Yes

Like it, but....

3

I used to use this, but as I moved into my late 40's I had trouble using this and needed more than just coverage on the eyelid area. Eye Canvas solved this problem for me and EC2 matched my skin perfectly! LOVE EYE CANVAS! Just realized Eye Canvas is discontinued and there isn't another product by L.M. that comes close. Now what????

Brendiniposts

Eastern Tennessee

Yes

Used to be my fave

1

In an earlier day, I would have told you I could not live without this product. However, something changed in the formula that made it less opaque. I used this everyday until that and now I don't use at all. My perfect shade was Flax. It matched my skin color perfectly and I loved the pearly finish. PLEASE PLEASE work on this so that it will have the consistency needed to create the perfect canvas. I prefer this delivery method over "eye canvas".

Niffer

Atlanta, GA

No

not good

1

I ended up with creases and faded shadow by the middle of the day. Then tried a side to side comparsion with my old brand. I will go back to to the other brand.

ANPC

New York, NY

No

Best cream shadow

5

I really like cream shadows, for a 2 minute makeup girl like me, they are the ultimate convenience. They are hard to get right. I've bought failures elsewhere in the past, they go on smeary, difficult to apply, or the color just doesn't come through. This is perfect, it glides on easily, easy to blend with other shadows, the colors are flattering. I hope they bring out more colors. I'm blonde blue eyed, so I bought peach, its a really nice summer color.

serenskye

Brighton

Yes

Wheat has changed

1

I am so disappointed in this product. I recently purchased my second tube of wheat, and as mentioned in another review the color has completely changed. It used to be a perfect match to my skin tone and provided a neutral base. Now it is a weird peachy color. Does not look good at all and changes the way all of my eye shadows look!

emilyck22

Undisclosed

No

What happened to the color of WHEAT???!??!??

1

Let me just start by saying that I LOOOOOVE this product. Why the 1 star rating you say? It's because they have changed the color of wheat!! It use to be a PERRRRFECT match! And now, there's so much redness in my wheat! It's no longer a beige color. Perhaps if you're color of beige with tons of red undertones. But who has that???? The color is no longer in the family of classic beige. Whatever you did Laura... PLEASE undo it! PLEASE bring back the WHEAT that I've come to know and LOOOOVE! I'm crying inside :(

GotWheat

NorCal

Yes

The best primer!

5

I have used many primers and this one is by far my favorite. The texture is smooth and amazing. It can be used alone or under eyeshadow.

Orchideh

New York, NY

Yes

Good primer, nice shee but I prefer the Eye Canvas

2

This is a product I used for a long time and liked it till I discovered the Eye Canvas which I find much less drying which is important for my middle aged eye lids. Eye Basics has a lovely subtle sheen that younger users may really like.

Heureuse

Virginia

No

Eye Basics

4.1 47

80.9

 

questions & answers

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Does the "eye bright" work as a primer for undereye concealer? Or is there a better product for that?

Elle

I wouldn't use it for that. It is rather "heavy" for under the eye. Sent from my iPhone

rodolw

Is the Eye Basics Eye Primer non comedogenic?

lp

LP, Eye Primer / Eye Basics are non-comedogenic, dermatologist-tested and ophthalmologist tested.

DD

Hi, In I think 2000 I bought two eye shadows named "Desire" and "Mermaid". I think your baked Lagoon might close to the color Mermaid, but I can't seem to find a color close to the shade Desire. What eye shadow would you suggest is the closest to the shade of Desire? Thank you, Kitty

Kitty (my real name)

Kitty, The closest eye shadow shade to the discontinued shimmer eye color Desire would be the Caviar Stick Eye Color Copper or the Sateen Eye Color Baroque.

DD

I use LM eye color in a tube. The rose and the ivory color from past years. What should I use now? Really like putting the color on with my finger knowing exactly the amount to use. Use just a tiny bit to cover the eye and lasts a long time. I wouldn't call myself fair. More light olive skin tone. Would the linen, wheat, or darker color be better? I haven't tried the eye contour creme. Please advise. Thank you for your assistance, Joan

Joanie

I like the wheat color best.

sdriscolltrout

I would like to buy this product as is my first time to try. I am not sure which tone color is best for my skin. I have a dry and dark circle under my eyes. Please assist me how to use it as well. Thank you.

Jane

Jane, Eye Basics are foundations or primer for eyelids. You can wear them alone or under your eye shadows to enhance the color of your shadow. Choose a shade close to your skin tone. Apply to the eyelids with a brush, the wand applicator or your fingertips. For dry dark circles under the eye, we recommend moisturizing under your eye area first then apply Secret Concealer. Secret Concealer is the perfect everyday under eye concealer that covers dark circles and imperfections under the eye area.

DD

I have light to medium skin and I have vains on my eyelids, which I would like to cover. I am planning on using this product mostly on days that I'm wearing minimal makeup just to cover up the vains. Which color should I choose? Thanks!

Jazz

Jazz, We recommend the Eye Basics color Wheat for your skin tone. Wheat will give you a natural look while camouflaging eye imperfections.

DD

What color in the Eye Basics would I use if I wear Candleglow foundation in the color Ecru? I want to even out the red/bluish tones in my eyelids.

EstTxGal

EstTxGal, we recommend using the Eye Basics shade Wheat.

DD

Hi I've had this product recommended by somebody but wondered if you have any free samples I can try? Regards Joannah Whittaker Joannah3012@hotmail.com

Joannah

Joannah, you have the option to select samples with every order on the Laura Mercier website (www.lauramercier.com). We do not mail samples directly to customers. To test different Laura Mercier products, visit your local Laura Mercier counter. Please visit our website to find a store location near you.

DD

I would like to know why the consistency of buff has changed. It used to be much creamier. So disappointed I have used this product for over 10 years. I am now looking for something else. I live in the UK, so thought it was just us not world wide

Sue

Sue, Thank you for your feedback. We have not made any changes to the Eye Basics. If the consistency of your Buff Eye Basics seems different please contact the retailer where you made your purchase to see if you received the freshest stock. Also, make sure you kept your product in a cool dry place.

DD

I have ordered Wheat and it has appeared too dark for me. Prompt please with what color it is possible to mix it for lighter tone. Thank you!

Katja

You could combine it with Flax to soften it some and add a shimmer to it, or Eyebright to make it appear brighter and softer. If you simply want to lighten it for a more skin tone effect, try using Linen.