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Size 0.7 oz/ 20 g · ITEM 1970235
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$52.00

A win!...love it...It also has the classic Tatcha scent!...I know is pricey but is worth every penny plus a little goes a long way , I love it I so glad I give it a try it works perfect in my skin I have combo to normal also my makeup looks bomb with this is just a unique primer skincare awesome product!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A velvety priming balm of pressed silk that smooths and makes makeup last longer while keeping it out of skin, helping to prevent clogged pores and breakouts.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
This multitasking skin-protecting, makeup-perfecting primer is for face, eyes, and lips. Silk extracts feel nourishing on skin and diminish the look of pores, fines lines, and imperfections for the perfect canvas before makeup. Silk powder makes makeup glide on more evenly and last longer, minimizing excess shine with a soft focus finish. A protective layer derived from botanicals acts as a barrier between makeup and skin, helping to prevent clogged pores that can lead to breakouts. Anti-pollution natural active ingredients fight immediate attack from environmental stressors and help support the skin’s barrier function to act against future attack, visibly reducing the appearance of wrinkles and dullness. Pink and gold pearl helps even skin tone for a healthy look, and hadasei-3—a trinity of Japanese superfoods green tea, rice, and algae—visibly restores youthful radiance.

What else you need to know:
This product is noncomedogenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, dermatologist tested, cruelty-free, and formulated without synthetic fragrances, mineral oil, sulfate detergents, urea, DEA, or TEA.

The journey of The Silk Canvas to you: the final step of the geisha’s skincare ritual—and the beginning of her makeup—is to press a thin layer of melted Japanese wax called Bintsuke into her skin. This soft layer creates a smooth, poreless canvas to help her makeup last all day and protect her skin beneath. Tatcha brings a modern evolution of this time-honored practice to life in The Silk Canvas.

Beauty that gives back: every Tatcha purchase you make supports girls’ education around the world. Tatcha is proud to partner with Room to Read to transform girls’ futures.—Victoria Tsai, Founder

Research results:
- 100% of subjects agreed that their skin felt smoother immediately after application

After 2 weeks:
- 100% of subjects agreed after using the primer that their skin felt soft, fresh, and natural, more even-toned, younger, and healthier, and their makeup applied more smoothly
- 95% of subjects agreed after using the primer that their skin had a healthy glow, a soft "filter finish" look even without makeup, their skin had a satin finish, and their foundation had better coverage
- 90% of subjects agreed after using the primer that their makeup did not crease and that they would wear the primer alone without makeup

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 0.5 oz/ 14.2 g · ITEM 1627009
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$39.00

not bad...in love...Timeless Smoothing Primer...I used to always purchase the smashbox pore minimizing primer , which I still love, but I only liked it when I reached almost the end of the tube because that's when it dried out a little and had a thicker consistency that helped fill in my pores better(sometimes I would purposely take off the tube and leav it like that to get it to that consists) ;however, this primer has the same consistency as the smashbox pore minimizing one, if not better !
What it is:
A smoothing, makeup application primer that supports a youthful appearance.

What it does:
Prep skin for makeup application with tarte’s timeless smoothing and filling primer, formulated to reduce the appearance of large pores, fine lines, and wrinkles. The antioxidant-rich formula is infused with vitamins C and E, and green bean extract gently absorbs into the skin, delivering a surge of moisture, peptides, and other naturally-derived elixirs so that skin has a firmer and smoother look. A lightweight texture, the fresh powder scent provides the perfect blank canvas to enhance the look and wear time of makeup. Wear it under makeup or alone as part of your skin care regimen for a flawless, soft-focus finish.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist-tested.

Research results:
Based on a consumer panel study of 34 women after one week of use:
- 88% of women said this primer makes their pores appear less visible
- 94% of women said this primer improves the surface of their skin for makeup application
- 94% of women said this primer greatly improves the wear time of makeup
- 100% of women said this primer greatly improves the appearance of makeup
- 91% of women said this primer blurs imperfections on skin for a flawless finish
Size Standard Size - 0.75 oz/ 21 g · ITEM 1259068
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$31.00

I love...It's ok...Classic Favourite...I love the way it feel on my face and it pretty much last about a good 12 hours cause I use it in the morning and my face look and feels flawless I go to work come home my face it a bit oily but it still holds my make-up.
What it is:
A professional balm that minimizes the appearance of pores.

What it does:
Quickly minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines and help makeup stay put with this priming phenomenon. The silky and lightweight formula can be worn under makeup to create a smoother-than-smooth canvas or used throughout the day to mattify shine and touch up problem areas. It’s so translucent, no one will know you’re wearing anything!

What else you need to know:
The oil-free formula contains vitamin E, which is known to protect skin from free radicals.
Size 1.75 oz/ 52 mL · ITEM 905349
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$38.00

Not bad...love it...A classic for a reason....I chose the oil free primer even though I have very dry skin because I already have a moisturizer that I quite like and I did not want anything that might be heavy.
What it is:
A lightweight, creamy gel that creates an invisible barrier between skin and makeup to prime your face for color.

What it does:
Worn under foundation, this oil-free Primer creates a smooth, flawless canvas for application, allowing foundation to glide on easily and stay fresh and color-true for hours. Ideal for oily, sensitive, and acne-prone skin types, it helps mattify and control oil. It’s the first step to Laura’s “Flawless Face.” This dermatologist-tested, non-comedogenic product contains the antioxidant green tea extract; vitamins A, C, and E; and cucumber that helps sooth and refresh the skin.

What else you need to know:
Just as a painter primes a canvas, Foundation Primer—the original—was created by Laura Mercier in 1995 to prime the skin. After creating the industry’s first primer, she “reinvented” it and made another version perfect for oilier, overactive skins and customers who prefer a less emollient texture. She added oil-controlling ingredients for a semi-matte, long-wear finish. The colorless gel acts as a buffer to outside elements, while vitamins A, C, and E act as antioxidants and protect the skin from the harmful, aging effects of the environment. It also contains high water-content and addresses surface dehydration around active blemishes.
Size 1.75 oz/ 52 mL · ITEM 870113
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$38.00

Love it...Worth it...Classic, Lightweight & Hardworking...I think it helps keep makeup in place, but worked better in the winter than the summer, when I felt like my face was a little bit more oily and that the primer didn't absorb as well, so that the make up I applied on top felt like a seond layer that could easily be wiped off.
What it is:
A vitamin-rich, water-based foundation primer.

What it does:
Laura Mercier Foundation Primer creates a smooth, invisible layer that acts as a "buffer" to outside elements and expertly holds foundation. This water-based formula guarantees that your makeup stays fresh and color-true for hours. With vitamins A, C, and E added to protect the skin, Foundation Primer is ideal for all skin types.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1935329
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$32.00

i like...I Like!...The timeless tarte primer is soooo much better!!...I bought a sample size of this before and was really impressed so in the spirit of going on a major Sephora splurge whilist on holiday I decided to pick up the fill size I do really like this product however I feel that the Sephora Perfecting Primer is just as good and is half of price of this Tarte Version I tend to use this around my nose on my pores as opposed to all over my face and find that both the Tarte and Sephora versions do a great job
What it is:
A vegan, 12-hour makeup primer that fights shine and minimizes the look of pores for a smooth, matte surface.

What it does:
This waterproof mattifying and re-texturizing complexion primer features optical matte-blur technology that reduces the look of imperfections. It leaves a shine-free matte canvas for your foundation to last 12 hours. The silky, invisible gel is ideal for oily or combination skin, while it helps to erase pores and resurface uneven skin texture from fine lines, dry patches, or acne scars. The nutrient-rich formula infuses antioxidant botanical extracts into the skin to help neutralize free radicals so that your complexion gets an immediate skin-boost, even before makeup.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and formulated with tarte’s 12-hour power.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1002724
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$25.00

nice !...I like...the problems is the next morning my face was irritated :( and it has broken-out, I though well maybe it is due to something else, and I tried this primer again a few days later after my skin recovered a little bit... the next morning same thing :( If you do not have sensitive skin, I recommend this product because it really does wonders to the way make-up looks and lasts... I am still in search of a primer that won't break me out or irritate my sensitive skin!!!...This is a primer that I felt smoothed my skin and balanced it ( I have oily combo, dry flakes and oily tzone, moderate acne) As far as staying on longer, I'm not sure about that because I'm constantly applying makeup all day to my face anyway.
What it is:
An amazing preservative-free foundation primer that's great for all skin types.

What it does:
Developed to combat flaky dryness, rough patches, fine lines, excess oil, enlarged pores, and uneven texture, this mineral-infused, satin-finish formula glides on seamlessly with no tacky feel to provide a skin-smoothing complexion before you apply foundation. For added age-defying power, it is infused with soothing plant extracts, antioxidants, and nourishing vitamins C and E.
Size Standard Size - 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1074442
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$54.00

N love...Love it...I wouldn't say it's a miracle in a bottle as far as evening out skin tone, hiding flaws or concealing but anything that can help keep my oily skin a little less oily without causing any breakouts OR increasing oiliness is a good thing so I use it on occasions when I need/want that extra matte look for as long as possible....When I picked this up, I was like no, I did not just buy a 2 once primer for $72,I really wanted to hate it so I would have a reason to return it and said I would give it a couple days to make a final decision.
What it is:
An oil-free primer with a silky, airy texture that leaves a smooth canvas for makeup, while reducing the look of redness, pores, and wrinkles.

What it does:
With a texture unlike any other, this silky primer extends the wear of makeup while also concealing redness, minimizing the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles, and providing broad spectrum SPF 15 for a perfect complexion that lasts. It leaves a smooth, even surface so that foundation effortlessly glides on and stays put for all-day makeup wear. This unique primer has an airy, silky cloud-like texture and layers onto skin without added weight or a greasy after feel. It delivers Broad Spectrum SPF 15 sun protection with mineral-derived sunscreens. It’s ideal for all skin types, even sensitive, blemish-prone skin, and it repels water so makeup stays looks freshly applied all day long.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
The perfect complexion starts with Veil Mineral Primer. As the first step in your makeup routine, it creates the ideal canvas for your makeup to effortlessly glide on and stay on for all-day wear. The silky, weightless texture smooths and evens out the skin for perfect application and wear every time. It’s the one product that will elevate your foundation to unprecedented performance.

"Before I developed Veil Mineral Primer, I wasn’t a big fan of using makeup primers. They always felt like an extra and unnecessary step in your makeup regimen. But then I started working with a chemist on the idea of a next generation primer, and, after numerous incarnations, we came up with Veil. It was unlike any other primer I had seen—it was silky in texture, it concealed redness, it repelled water so your foundation lasts longer, and it had an SPF. I felt like it delivered in so many ways that I knew it had earned a place in my daily routine."—Carisa Janes, Hourglass Founder

Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.
Size 1 oz · ITEM 1161629
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$45.00

I like...in love...I thought I was going to love it but honestly I can't decide it made my skin feel wonderful very soft and smooth but as far as my pores I didn't see much of a difference and as far as long lasting it honestly wasn't I felt like it made my makeup slide off its not worth $45 if it was cheaper I would repurchase but for the price I can get something better...it does seem to help conceal pores or that could honestly be the new complete complexion corrector cleansing pads working to shrink my pores(which I do like except a mild burning sensation and would actually recommend if you can get past the sting) asi have said before in other reviews I hate returning products and its not that bad better if I get my tan back and use a setting powder over foundation as it certainly does not have any kind of matt finish as I read in other reviews and although I d
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
An effective primer that instantly* mattifies shine and minimizes the look of pores. *Individual results may vary.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
A cult favorite for six years, pores no more® pore refiner primer is Dr. Brandt’s quick fix for flawless, photo-ready skin at any age and during any season. This miracle base creates the perfect canvas for your makeup application. It acts as an invisible barrier to prevent makeup from clogging pores and as a velvety primer to absorb excess oil and blur fine lines and imperfections while improving the longevity of makeup. Your skin will look and feel smoother, more uniform, and perfectly shine-free.

What else you need to know:
A game-changer in the world of selfies, this cult-favorite is Dr. Brandt’s quick fix for flawless, photo-ready skin. An instantly* mattifying primer and pore refiner in one, it’s a miracle base that creates the ideal skin canvas for long-lasting makeup. The velvety formula absorbs excess oil, minimizes the look of pores, blurs fine lines and imperfections, and is beautifully melt-proof—no matter how high the humidity. Skin looks and feels smooth and fresh with an ultra-clean sensation. *Individual results may vary.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1669027
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$37.00

5 stars...Love it...A little goes a long way and I have VERY oily skin and OMG this stuff works wonders on my face, my face will go from shiny to matte in minutes, I would try drugstore primers and NOTHING EVER worked on my skin because I was so oily and I decided to try because I heard good reviews and I will be buying a tube very soon!...Okay I'm super oily I've tried so many primers and I thought my becca primer was the one for me well it was until I discovered Mufe Matt Primer and hands down does the job yes I may have a break through but it's now more controlled I don't have to worry about blotting every 15min seriously my go to primer
What it is:
A makeup primer that assists with balancing the skin's texture and tone for smoother, more even, and longer-lasting makeup wear.

What it does:
Prep skin for your makeup routine with Step 1 Skin Equalizer Primers, and address your skin concerns with this innovative makeup primer. Perfect for balancing skin and achieving an ideal makeup result, it’s lightweight and creamy, leaving a more evenly-toned appearance, and increases foundation's hold. This primer for all skin tones leaves makeup looking fresh for hours while it hydrates, firms, and smooths the look of the skin.

What else you need to know:
Step 1 Skin Equalizer Primer is available in 10 formulas to target every texture and tone concern:

Texture:
Mattifying Primer reduces shine for oily skin.
Smoothing Primer evens the skin's texture.
Hydrating Primer preps normal skin and restores balance.
Nourishing Primer moisturizes and comforts.
Redness Correcting Primer neutralizes.

Tone:
Radiant Primer Blue adds radiance to light skin.
Radiant Primer Pink adds radiance to light to medium skin.
Radiant Primer Yellow adds radiance to light to medium skin.
Radiant Primer Peach adds radiance to medium to tan skin.
Radiant Primer Caramel adds radiance to dark skin.

If you're not sure where to start, try the Smoothing and Hydrating Primers.

"Like painters, who need a perfectly smooth, even-colored, and flawless canvas, makeup artists require even-toned and smooth skin for an optimal and professional makeup result."—Dany Sanz, MAKE UP FOR EVER Founder and Creative Director

MAKE UP FOR EVER’S exclusive Equalizer Technology features Acti Tensor 3D, Hyaluronic Acid, and Regeactive, which help to hydrate, firm, and smooth the skin to create the perfect makeup canvas.