The founder of Plunkett Cosmeceuticals, John Plunkett was a respected pharmacist who began producing the Plunkett Pharmaceutical products over twenty five years ago. John Plunkett was dedicated to formulating and producing these products as he believed there was a need to produce products made by Australians, designed for Australians and the climate conditions they live under. Plunkett's Australian made health and beauty products include: naturally active skin care products, anti-ageing skin care products, pigmentation fading products, waxes and depilatories, head lice treatment products, aloe vera gels and sprays, aluminium free deodorants and therapeutic products for sunspot and psoriasis.
The product: John Plunkett Advanced Instant Wrinkle Filler
The claim: Formulated with an innovative gel-to-powder finish that locks in moisture, John Plunkett Advanced Instant Wrinkle Filler promises to be the ideal makeup primer, filling lines and imperfections, diffusing light and mattifying to create a smooth, flawless-looking base for makeup application.
The rant: I am ALL about the primer. The way I see it, putting on your makeup without priming your skin first is like slapping paint on your house without applying a base coat – sure, you’ll get the look you want, but it won’t be polished. The job of a makeup primer is to create the illusion of flawless skin by filling in and smoothing over all those little fine lines and imperfections that can show up under your foundation. Makeup caking, creasing and unevenness are the result of skipping primer. To put it in a simpler way, think of makeup primer as your own personal Photoshop in a tube!
Now with that said, it’s time to talk the perfect makeup priming product – enter: John Plunkett Advanced Instant Wrinkle Filler. What’s that? You saw the word ‘wrinkle’ and tossed it off as an anti-aging might-as-well-give-it-to-my-mum product? Don’t do it! The name of this ah-maaaazing makeup primer is somewhat deceptive – while it certainly does fill in wrinkles, it does a whole lot more!
The beautifully silky, lightweight formula is the exact formulation a girl needs from a makeup primer – easily gliding over the skin to form an invisible, smooth, non-greasy surface. Following perfect primer 101, there’s light-reflecting particles in there to diffuse light, which is super-important when it comes to gently blurring imperfections and creating that illusion of flawlessly even skin tone.
What’s most impressive about this primer is the way it changes from a lightweight gel to a powder when applied to the skin, for that covetable matte finish. As someone who’s prone to the mid-afternoon ‘oil slick’ breakout, I was uber-excited when I went to the ladies at lunch for my usual powder session the first time I used this product under my makeup, to find that my skin was miraculously still perfectly matte!
Extra amazing is that this primer has been formulated with vitamin E to actually improve the quality of your skin while you’re wearing it, and because it’s a John Plunkett product, like all products from this stand-out brand it’s been made to be suitable for even the most sensitive of skin and is completely fragrance free. Yep, winner.
So, if you haven’t got my gist by now, let me spell it out for you: DON’T. SKIP. MAKEUP PRIMER! This is a beauty sin akin to sporting lippie on your teeth. So if you’re not using a primer already, or if you’re in need of a really fabulous one, this product is for you. It is the primer I personally use every day (well, except for weekends when I break out my inner slob, forgo makeup and general grooming rituals and don my ‘couch clothes’, which, by the way, is so not a pretty sight!) and it will become your go-to primer too, trust me!
- im only 20, i dont like to think i have fine lines! but i noticed amazing results using this cream! my smile lines were defenatly reduced and it got rid of my bag lines under my eyes! defenatly buyibng this for regular use! Review by kimberley
- Better than expected
- I'm not a huge fan of the brand John Plunkett, I've used a couple of their products and haven't been impressed. This was quite a nice surprise. This kind of filled in my fine lines around the eye area, it didn't do much for my deeper lines (but I think I'd need a miracle for them). I loved the silky, velvety feel of the powder. I also have fairly big pores on my cheeks and around my nose and this disguised those perfectly. Which resulted in my makeup looking better. Review by Juanita
never used this brand before, but was willing to give it a go.
I love the tube, small and makes application of the product easy to manage (without squeezing out too much).
Love the powdery feel as it easy applies and then rubs thos wrinkles away - Fab stuff! Review by Lynnelle
I'm always skeptical when it comes to anti wrinkle creams but John Plunkett's Advanced Instant Wrinkle Filler really does the trick!
It glides on like a powder and straight away I could see a difference in my lines around my eyes! I love this and will need to stock up before other people catch on! Review by Rosy
- I am in for anything that will fill in the wrinkles and every other age related thing that pops up on my face!! I just received my Beauty Basket and after ripping the box open and going through my basket, I discovered this little tube of magic. I quickly read the info about it and decided to try it out on my nose. It does exactly what it says, no more open pores!! Yeh!! It is smooth and silky and glides on like a soft powder. I decided to look into my magnifiying mirror,( which also has a very strong light globe, not for the faint hearted!!) which by the way shows up every mark and imperfection x 100!! My pores were instantly disguised, so I thought this was a pretty good test!! Hope you can buy this by the bucket load!! Thank you! Review by Caroline