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Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1659804
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$38.00

Love it...SO GOOD...wonderful it's illuminating and light....I do a lot to keep it at a balanced moisture- I apply this primer after I've already cleansed, used a face oil and a day cream and the primer glides on effortlessly and leaves a luminous and hydrated finish.
What it is:
A silicone-free primer that gives the face a luminous glow while it helps to eliminate dull skin for a brighter, more radiant appearance.

What it does:
Illuminating Primer from Cover FX preps the face for makeup while it assists in giving the skin a more radiant appearance. Its mineral complex works bounces light off the skin, creating the appearance of a natural-looking, luminous glow. Gatuline® Radiance Illuminate and Refine is a natural, preservative-free ingredient that improves the look of dull looking skin and supports microcirculation, Hylasome EG10, a Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, helps to moisturize and leave skin hydrated, and Panthenol, Provitamn B5, gives skin a smoother, supple appearance. Improve skin tone and give skin a glowing appearance with this multitasking formula.

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, clinically tested, and free of fragrance gluten, mineral oil, and talc.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1713114
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$52.00

Love !...top 10...Beautiful Illumination, No Blurring Effect...I'm so in love with this primer , it's been few weeks that I'm using this primer, I can't get over it, I would not say it's the best primer I have ever used because I have not experimented a lot with primer, I have dry skin.
What it is:
An illuminating primer that blurs imperfections and boosts the radiance of foundation.

What it does:
Touche Elcat Blur Primer preps skin for foundation application, creating an improved, refined appearance: pores seem to be minimized, skin texture feels smoother, and skin tone is more even. It’s enriched with four nourishing oils—corn oil, apricot kernel oil, passiflora oil, and rice bran oil—to leave skin feeling incredibly soft without a greasy residue. Packed with blur technology, this universal primer provides a subtle, golden shimmer for ultimate luminosity.

What else you need to know:
This product is noncomedogenic, and it’s suitable for all skin tones, including sensitive ones.
Size Standard Size - 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1382670
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$38.00

Not bad...Love it...Love the illumination...I got this primer because I love the Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer and I LOVE this primer so much it makes my makeup last all day and I travel ALOT like every month and when I travel it like a 24 hours kind of plane ride and this primer make me feel very fresh and sometime I wear this primer by itself because of how fresh is makes my face feel and as a plus it doesn't make my face break out I Would highly RECOMMEND this product
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 oz/ 28.5 g · ITEM 2027035
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$36.00

Love ??...In love...I am a big fan of illuminating products....I love the formula it has a very velvety feeling and does give off a beautiful matte but semi glow finish I will say that I like it better as a highlighter then a primer it does cover up my pores and fil them in what I noticed is when I was putting my powder on and then wiped it off the product also came off.
What it is:
An oil-free, silicone-free, luminous matte primer that glides on for a glowing, shine-free finish.

What it does:
The luminous take on Milk Makeup's bestselling, silicone-free Blur Stick Matte Primer blurs the look of pores and fine lines while imparting a shimmering, matte finish. Powder-filled blurring microspheres absorb oil to mattify skin. The creamy formula goes on translucent to create a golden, pearl-infused glow on all skin tones and helps makeup look better and wear longer. Luminous Blur Stick is thoughtfully formulated with ingredients that won’t clog pores, is appropriate for or all skin tones, and is ideal for normal-to-oily skin types.

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

What else you need to know:
Luminous Blur Stick is cruelty-free, paraben-free, vegan, soy-free, talc-free, and gluten-free. Milk Makeup believes you should have good ingredients and epic payoff because compromise is cool, but not in your beauty routine. They care about what is put in their formulas just as much as what is left out. This product is cruelty-free, paraben-free, and 100 percent vegan. Milk Makeup means no rules. #LiveYourLook
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1721281
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$38.00

So good...love it...non-drying, illuminating, makeup-extending...I do like the natural glow that this product gives, but if I use this as a primer, I can guarantee looking like a grease ball a few hours later, even with a matte foundation.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A makeup primer to help blur imperfections and impart a radiant glow.

Solutions for:
- Dullness
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Uneven texture

If you want to know more:
Backlight Filter Face Primer creates a canvas for your makeup, extending its wear from day to night. Infused with three unique Filtering Luminescent Pearls, each one adds a different drop of diffused light. Blended together, they impart a one-of-a-kind, lightweight, whipped fluid that creates a smooth canvas and acts as an instant filter, while the vitamin E-enriched formula minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Backlighting acts as an instant filter, creating a diffused, soft-focused radiance that allows your complexion to catch light for a glowing look. Infused with Becca’s proprietary blend of crushed pearls, this primer achieves a lit-from-within, healthy-looking effect.

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

What else you need to know:
BECCA is and will remain a cruelty-free company. They do not test their products on animals, and will continue to hold true to this principle.
Size 0.37 oz/ 10 g · ITEM 1017771
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$29.00

5 star...I like...It illuminates without adding oil!...-SO- glad I decided on purchasing the sample kit for this primer along with the porefessional and stay dont stray :) this primer just effortlessly glides onto and moisturizes my dry skin giving it a nice subtle glow, and paired with inglot amc foundation and the laura mercier mineral foundation to set everything just gives me a nice dewy look without it looking greasy during the day or anything :) I usually apply my makeup every morning at 6am and get home from school at around 5pm, and everythi
What it is:
A silky pink primer that makes skin appear smoother and brighter.

What it does:
Prime your skin to pretty—go from dull to darling with "That Gal"! Wear alone for clear complexion radiance or apply before makeup for a smooth, effortless application. Plus you can use it to re-brighten throughout the day.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1898717
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$38.00

in love...love it...GORGEOUS illumination, but pores still noticeable...Love this primer I suffer from dry skin and it's amazing gave my face the perfect amount of moisture dried very face and my makeup stayed all day ordering full size today although the sample from my Sephora play box was a great size I would still like the full size product last thing can I mention I did no break me out and I have ultra sensitive skin must buy
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
An illuminating primer that refines the look of pores while giving skin a natural glow and creating the perfect canvas for makeup application.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Luminizer Primer lights up your complexion with a combination of optical diffusers, illuminating crushed stardust pearls, and pore-perfecting ingredients to help refine and lessen the look of pores, providing a subtle sheen and a smoother canvas. Light-reflecting illuminators create a natural-looking luminescence, while soft-focus technology helps visibly blur imperfections—leaving skin youthful-looking and glowing. Lentil seed extract helps visibly tighten pores, strengthen pore walls, and improve skin’s texture.

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

What else you need to know:
Luminizer Primer is the perfect product to create a natural look. Use it during the day as an all-over primer for a glowy look and reapply at night as a highlighter to accentuate your face's natural contours.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1901859
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$38.00

Love ??...love it...Great illumination and primer!...I had never tried the backlight priming filter but heard good reviews so when this one came out I was debating back and fourth but figured I would give this one a try since what it was advertising was what I was looking for in a primer all along.
What it is:
A hydrating, color-neutralizing primer that creates the look of healthy, even skin tone with a natural finish.

What it does:
Cool Light Technology and a lavender pearl complex minimize the look of dullness and imperfections for a brighter, refreshed-looking complexion. Formulated with skin-quenching prickly pear, hydrating sodium hyaluronate, and energizing ginger, this primer leaves skin feeling hydrated for all day makeup wear.

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

What else you need to know:
First Light Filter Face Primer looks violet but applies sheer. It can be used with all skin tones and skin types.

BECCA is and will remain a cruelty-free company. They do not test their products on animals, and will continue to hold true to this principle.
Size Standard Size - 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1074442
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$54.00

N love...in love...This one certainly illuminates the skin and diminishes my redness....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 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 939744
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$38.00

Not bad...so good...I've been using under the Illuminating tinted moisturizer and look like I've been getting more sleep than I actually am....Love this primer I mix it with a little of the First Aid Beauty Coconut Smoothie Hydrating Primer as well cause I have extremely dry skin and it holds me over very well!
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 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1002724
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$25.00

I like...nice !...I bought the brightening/illuminating version, and it's a great primer....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!!!
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 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1669027
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$37.00

Love it...not bad...Illuminates and readies face for makeup....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!
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.