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illuminating face primer

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for illuminating face primer.

If you're looking to add some illumination to your face, an illuminating primer is one of the best ways to go. These primers are designed to illuminate the skin, giving it a dewy, youthful glow.

Laura MercierEye Basics Primer

Size: 0.18 oz/ 5 g·ITEM: 1098847

Color: Wheat - light medium beige

1.5K Reviews

$28.00

It is a matte product, some of the illuminating concealer's ate greasy and slide off after a few hours and end up in your eyes. ...If you want the no make-up look, I'd recommend Dior skinflash - it's what I use under my eyes every day and it's fantastic. Very illuminating and soft subtle coverage. Blends instantly.

What it is:
A water-resistant eyelid primer that camouflages imperfections and discolorations, while it enhances the durability of eye makeup.

What it does:
Eye Basics provides the perfect canvas for eyelids to help eye color stay on longer. The highly versatile formula is water-resistant and crease-proof. Its sheer, creamy texture blends easily and smoothly, leaving a long-lasting, semi-matte finish.

Yves Saint LaurentTouche Eclat Blur Face Primer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1713114

Color: Blur Primer Gold - brightens and evens skintone

2.2K Reviews

$56.00

I like the little gold flakes inside. It helps illuminate your skin....This primer feels like your average silicone primer. Not moisturizing like most illuminating primers are.

What it is: A non-greasy, lightweight makeup primer with light-infused pigments and four nourishing oils that blur imperfections and smooths the look of skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Corn Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Passiflora oil, and Rice Bran Oil: Nurture and leave skin feeling soft.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, and phthalates.

beautyblenderTHE LEVELER™ Pore Minimizing Primer

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2191179

Color: Tan-Deep

791 Reviews

$32.00

I have normal to dry skin and this primer worked beautifully for me! I’m only giving it 4 instead of 5 starts because I personally like a dewy or illuminating primer and this was more of a basic matte primer. ...One of the best primers I have tried...This primer easily glided on my face and made my foundation application smooth and easy.

What it is: A lightweight, smoothing primer that helps reduce the appearance of pores, redness, and uneven texture.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also cruelty-free and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This skin-smoothing primer contains niacinamide to help blur the appearance of redness, large pores, and uneven texture.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Shine Control

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424679

Color: Shine Control - for oily, normal, combination skin

196 Reviews

$39.00

I love this primer. It doesn’t add on the oil like most primers do. ...Very good primer...My face tends to get oily when I wear makeup and this primer helps a lot with that.

What it is: A mattifying makeup primer that absorbs oil to control shine, delivers a blurred, velvety finish, and extends makeup wear.

Finish:
Natural

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know: Achieve a blurred, matte complexion for up to 20 hours with the Step 1 Primer Shine Control. This comfortable formula is made with mineral clay powder, absorbs oil, and controls shine while extending the wear of makeup.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Pore Minimizer

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424687

Color: Pore Minimizer - for oily, normal, combination skin

218 Reviews

$39.00

Best primer...Best primer ever. I've tried plenty of primers from Sephora and the drugstore but since a Sephora sales associate recommended this one to me, I haven't changed it. ...I actually really liked this primer I’ve used sticky primers before for hydration but this is the first time I’ve used a primer like this!

What it is: A smoothing makeup primer that visibly reduces the appearance of pores and fine lines for a smooth texture and blurred finish.

Finish:
Natural

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Pores

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know: Reduce the appearance of pores for up to 24 hours and instantly smooth skin's appearance with the Step 1 Primer Pore Minimizer. Innovative polymers and silica visibly blur and smooth fine lines and skin’s texture, while ginseng maintains balance. The translucent formula works on all skin tones.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Hydra Booster

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424695

Color: Hydra Booster - for dry, normal, combination skin

201 Reviews

$39.00

One of the best primers out there!...Primers are finicky. I have used primers that have sat on the face making makeup difficult to apply and I have used primers that make my face so dry that they end up being worthless. ...My new favorite primer!! 5 stars!!...I absolutely love this primer! It feels so nice on the skin. It hydrates, evens out skin tone, and smooths the skin texture which makes a great multipurpose primer.

What it is: A makeup primer that boosts skin's hydration and radiance for up to 24 hours while extending makeup wear.

Finish:
Radiant

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, and Combination

Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know: Refresh dry or dehydrated skin instantly with Step 1 Primer Hydra Booster. Its rich, creamy texture features ginseng, glycerin, and glycols to boost skin's hydration and a radiant look for up to 24 hours, while the invisible wear extends makeup. This primer works perfectly for all skin tones.

MAKE UP FOR EVERColor Correcting Step 1 Primers

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424737

Color: Fresh brightner - fair to light skin with dullness & uneven tone

485 Reviews

$39.00

It felt nice on my face, not sticky like some primers are, but I didn’t notice too much of a difference in redness. ...If you have pale skin and are looking for a primer to help illuminate your face and make up routine, I highly recommend the MUFE Step 1 primer in the tone Fresh Brightener!

What it is: A color-correcting primer that delivers an even complexion and radiant-looking skin that lasts all day.

Finish:
Natural

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Concerns:
Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know:
Even your complexion with this color-correcting primer, which reduces dullness. Packed with ginseng, this illuminating formula adds radiance and hydration, corrects skin tone for up to 24 hours, and is ideal for fair to light skin tones with sallowness.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Step 1 Primer Shine Control

Size: 0.5 oz / 15 ml·ITEM: 2424760

Color: Shine Control - for oily, normal, combination skin

232 Reviews

$19.50

I really liked this primer! I received this from influenster as a free gift and I naturally oily face and I feel like it helped control the shine for sure. it didn't cause any peeling like some primers do to my face. ...Didn’t feel heavy or thick like a few other primers I have tried. I really like how the Primer Shine Control mattified my skin while leaving my make up creaseless all day!

What it is: A mattifying makeup primer that absorbs oil to control shine, delivers a blurred, velvety finish, and extends makeup wear.

Finish:
Natural

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know: Achieve a blurred, matte complexion for up to 20 hours with the Mini Step 1 Primer Shine Control. This comfortable formula is made with mineral clay powder, absorbs oil, and controls shine while extending the wear of makeup.

GucciGucci Matte Primer

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2508117

77 Reviews

$59.00

Love this primer...I love this primer .. definitely among the top 3 primers Ive used . ...This primer is unlike any other matte primer I've used.

What it is: A mattifying primer that keeps makeup looking fresh while leaving skin feeling cared for.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Hyaluronic Acid and Glycerin: Create a naturally perfected and visibly unified complexion.

- Rose Centifolia: Soothes the skin and provides antioxidant power.

- Salicylic Acid and Bamboo Powders: Control shine for up to a day and blur the look of the pores.

What Else You Need to Know: The non-sticky, cool gel formula is developed for all skin types and designed to beautify one’s unique features, rather than mask them.

ValentinoV-Lighter Illuminating Face Primer and Highlighter with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 25 mL·ITEM: 2542850

Color: Ambra - ideal for medium-to-deep complexions with warm undertones

4 Reviews

$58.00

good solid primer...Good solid primer! I like this just as well as my Tom ford and Gucci primers. ...Subtle glowing highlighter primer with light shimmer and no glitter. Looks natural on its own, before makeup or mixed with tinted moisturizer/ foundation.

What it is: A multitasking lightweight makeup primer formulated with skincare ingredients to provide up to 24 hours of hydration and a rapidly visible glow.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Roma-Light Complex™: Light-reflecting, color-boosting pearls to enhance skin’s natural luminosity.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Visibly plumps skin.

What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with hyaluronic acid for up to 24 hours of hydration and ultra-fine light-reflecting pearls for a luminous look, this multitasking primer and highlighter can be worn alone, under or on top of your foundation. It is available in two shades: Rosa, ideal for fair-to-light complexions with cool undertones, and Ambra, ideal for medium-to-deep complexions.

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