What is the purpose of face primer?
Makeup primer is a base for foundation or face makeup that allows it to go on smoother and last longer. Formulas are available in cream, gel and powder.
Here are the top three that the experts swear by.
"face primer is typically used as the first line of defense to keep your makeup look locked and loaded, without any smudging or slippage." Self
#1. Becca Ever-Matte
This is perfect particularly for oily skin types, giving a smooth dry surface for makeup to stick to.
"Don’t discount the importance of throwing a little primer on your eyelids, too." Self
#2 Dermalogica Hydrablur Primer
For more textured and oily skin types. This blurs fine lines and pores. This also hydrates.
“When it comes to your foundation, [primers] can [help] make your skin more look radiant, fill in scars and blemishes, and keep your makeup long-lasting and fresh.” Self
#3 Peter Thomas Roth Skin To Die For
For all skin types. Reduces fine lines and pores, as well as imperfections.
If you want to hide your imperfections and get your skin ready to hold your makeup, primer is a great option for you.