Besides guaranteeing a long lasting matte finish, this cream is also the most effective make-up base. Efficiently balances the secretions of the skin and tightens the pores, controls excess shine, helps purge and prevent the appearance of occasional blemishes, refines and softens the skin. Burdock, the 5 Quintessence E.O.*, climbing ivy, vitamin A (retinol). Use daily in the a.m. after cleansing and toning. Spread evenly over face and neck.