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Browse the top-ranked list of Foundation Primers For Oily Skin below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1002724
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$25.00

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.

What else you need to know:
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Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1349968
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$36.00

What it is: A clear primer gel that smooths the look of skin and blurs flaws so your makeup looks better and lasts.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, and phthalates. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores while locking in your makeup look with Smashbox’ original primer. Lightweight and oil-free, it glides on to give you a flawless finish, while antioxidants and vitamins A and E help protect your skin from environmental pollutants, damage, and stress.
Size Standard Size - 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1382670
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$38.00

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 illuminating primer creates a smooth, flawless canvas for application, allowing foundation to glide on easily and stay fresh and color-true for hours. Ideal for all skin types, the universal pearl tint creates a soft focus effect to minimize the look of imperfections with a radiant finish. It’s the first step to Laura’s “Flawless Face.” Dermatologist-tested and non-comedogenic, it is formulated with antioxidants vitamins A, C, and E; Prestige Soft Focus Pearls; and skin-conditioning Jojoba.

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 a version that added soft highlights, luminosity, and radiance to skin. A lightweight, creamy vitamin-rich gel that prepares the skin for makeup application, it creates an even, invisible layer that acts as a buffer to outside elements and expertly holds foundation. This water-based formula not only keeps makeup staying fresh and color-correct for hours but also helps perfect skin tone over time.
Size 1.75 oz/ 52 mL · ITEM 905349
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$38.00

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 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1349976
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$36.00

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An oil-free, lightweight gel face primer that smooths skin and leaves a soft-focus finish.

Photo Finish Primers got a makeover! It’s the same formula you’ve always loved, just with a fresh new look. Now it’s easier than ever to find a primer that’s perfect for your skin needs.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Prep skin for flawless makeup application while creating a silky smooth canvas for makeup application with Photo Finish Foundation Primer. It’s enriched with a vitamin C and peptide blend that helps protects skin from environmental pollutants, damage, and stress.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This water-based primer works for all skin types but is ideal for sensitive, acne-prone, oily, or combination skin. This product is cruelty-free and free of fragrance, talc, and sodium lauryl sulfate. It is also vegan.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 939744
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$38.00

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 hydrating primer creates a smooth, flawless canvas for application, allowing foundation to glide on easily and stay fresh, keeping color true for hours. Ideal for drier skins, this hydrating formula nourishes with moisture-rich vitamins to soothe and condition. It’s the first step to Laura’s “Flawless Face.” Dermatologist-tested and non-comedogenic, it contains antioxidants vitamins A, C, and E and hydrating properties thanks to glycerin and hyaluronic acid.

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 drier, dehydrated skin and customers who needed more hydration, moisture, and conditioning. She added soothing hydrators that offer anti-inflammatory benefits, help hold water in the skin, and nourish with a moisture-rich vitamin formula. 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.
Size 1.75 oz/ 52 mL · ITEM 870113
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$38.00

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 · ITEM 1310564
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$25.00

What it is:
This breakthrough primer preps skin for flawless foundation application and instantly brightens your complexion with a healthy-looking, luminous glow.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Petrochemicals
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested, ophthalmologist tested, and formulated without preservatives, oil, and fragrance.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2112720
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$38.00

What it is:
A skin-smoothing, water-breaking primer that hydrates and detoxifies skin as it transforms from a charcoal gel to a colorless, natural finish upon application.

What it does:
When you apply this unique charcoal formula onto your skin, it transforms into a sheer veil of colorless perfection as it is absorbed. This exotic primer enhances the wear-time of your makeup, while also giving you smooth, supple, and hydrated skin as its gel-like texture transforms into a cooling burst of antioxidant-rich water beads. The formula also contains blurring and charcoal powders to absorb oil and detoxify skin. It contains a high concentration of purified volcanic water, enriched with essential minerals obtained from the incredibly lush ecosystem of Jeju Island, off the Korean coast.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free. It is suitable for all skin types.

Beauty Tip:
Wear this product alone to simply hydrate and detoxify your skin, or mix the primer in with your foundation for a more hydrated finish.
Size 1.02 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1980044
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$55.00

Love it...love it!...A Savior For Oily Skin!...I love how smooth and plump my skin looks after applying a few drops of this - easier to apply and blend foundation on top of this primer compared to a lot of other matte primers I've tried.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A silicone-free, serum-to-primer formula that smooths, visibly lifts, reduces pore size, and naturally primes skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Redness
- Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
Smooth, hydrate, and naturally prime skin with Perfect Canvas Skin Finishing Serum. Great for people with skin sensitivity, this soothing formula restores moisture, visibly lifts, improves the look of pore size, and smooths skin’s texture—prepping it for flawless, long-lasting makeup application. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and protects the skin’s barrier for a healthy-looking complexion.

What else you need to know:
This product is free of silicone and not tested on animals.

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 1 oz · ITEM 1868132
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$38.00

Love it!...Loved it!...I've very oily skin with enlarged pores and have tried SO MANY primers....I was so excited when I saw this product on the shelves in Sephora because I'm in love with everything it cosmetics makes!!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A weightless, oil-free primer that blurs away pores and provides a smooth, matte finish for flawless makeup application.

Solutions for:
- Enlarged pores
- Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
Developed with plastic surgeons, this revolutionary, pore-erasing, antiaging skin perfector blurs the look of pores, fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven texture while hydrating and supporting skin health. Infused with powerful skin-loving ingredients including Moroccan lava clay, purifying charcoal, papaya fruit extract and hydrolyzed collagen—plus exclusive Bye Bye Pores Optical Blurring Technology™—the velvety, lightweight formula glides on effortlessly to neutralize, correct, minimize shine, and create a smooth barrier for airbrushed makeup application. Non-clogging, oil-free, and translucent, it’s also perfect for all skin types and tones.

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

What else you need to know:
This product was developed with plastic surgeons and dermatologists and is clinically tested. It is also talc-free and cruelty-free.

Research results:
In a consumer panel study:
- 95% reported reduced shine
- 90% reported it created a smooth, matte finish
- 90% reported it helped foundation last longer
- 79% reported pores appeared minimized

Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1521392
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$42.00

love it...LOVE IT!!...I find most primers have an oily feel to them after applying but this product just made my skin feel soft and smooth without the oiliness....I never thought I'd find the day that a primer would work for my oily skin!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Oily
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An antiaging primer that visibly minimizes pores, imperfections, and oiliness to create a uniform canvas for flawless makeup application.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
The silky, lightweight, and oil-free Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer glides onto skin to combat pores, oiliness, flakiness, fine lines, wrinkles, and imperfections for a seamless makeup application. Alguronic acid, salicylic acid, and a custom antioxidant and floral extract blend improves the appearance of skin's texture, firmness, and tone, while providing a protective layer and targeting clogged pores over time. Skin is left looking and feeling radiant, healthy, even toned, and makeup ready.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is oil-free and dermatologist tested to be noncomedogenic and safe for all skin types.

Research results:
In a self-assessment study of 100 women on once-daily, pre-makeup use, immediately:
- 93% saw an increase in the appearance of soft, smooth skin
- 90% reported a visible improvement in makeup application and wear

Within 10 Days:
- 93% reported a visible improvement in fine lines and wrinkles
- 90% saw an improvement in the appearance of pores
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1669027
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$37.00

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.