Makeup primer is a category of beauty that people are still a little skeptical about. You might think that it’s not a necessary step in your beauty routine, but it can actually keep your makeup looking fresh and lasting all day without sinking into your skin or smudging.
To help you find your perfect primer, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites below.
This silicone-based primer mattifies your skin while holding onto makeup and creating a smooth canvas for foundation and everything else in your routine.
The lightweight formula is filled with antioxidants and vitamins C and E to help your makeup go on smooth and stay on all day.
This fan-favorite option is specifically made to visibly firm the skin, create a glass-like finish, and grip makeup for all-day wear.
The hydrating primer is infused with vitamins A, C, and E for added anti-aging benefits. It also creates a smooth canvas for long-lasting makeup.
The purple hue helps brighten skin, blur imperfections, and diffuse any uneven skin tone.
This formula minimizes pores, mattifies skin, and helps keep your makeup looking just as good at the end of the day as it did at the beginning.
Made with hemp-derived cannabis seed extract and blue agave extract, this hydrating primer holds onto every last bit of makeup you apply to your face.
The lightweight, silky formula keeps shine at bay and prevents makeup from sinking into your pores.