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luminizing face primer

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Face primer is a makeup base that helps to keep your skin looking young and flawless. It is used before application of makeup to create a smooth surface for the makeup to sit on. Face primers can be found in many different forms, including liquid, cream, and powder.


I apply the Belif moisturizing bomb first. This primer luminizes, but absorbs all the moisture in my skin and looks very dry. ...Great primer especially when you don’t want to wear makeup.

What it is: An illuminating and nurturing primer that delivers a natural-looking glow while blurring the look of pores and blemishes for a lit-from-within complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Optical Diffusers: Blur the look of imperfections.
- Illuminating Powders: Help promote natural-looking radiance and glow.
- Lentil Seed Extract: Refines the appearance of pores.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban.


it seems like a serum in texture and how it sits on the skin— it does have a luminizing effect and allows for smooth makeup application but doesn’t add any staying power....amazing primer for dry skin...I absolutely love this primer. I had been using Marc Jacobs Perfecting Coconut Face Primer for years.

What it is: A smooth, hydrating primer that preps skin for makeup, nourishes, and moisturizes the complexion for noticeably softer, supple, and more radiant skin.

Finish: Radiant

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Shea Butter: Moisturizes skin.
- Rice Bran: Conditions and softens.
- Glycerin: Moisturizes and smooths.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This moisturizing, radiance-boosting face primer blurs pores and imperfections while softening and visibly plumping for a smoother makeup application. With shea butter, rice bran, and glycerin providing hydration, this makeup primer is suitable for all skin types.


Excellent t-zone primer for combo skin....Excellent t-zone primer! I use this primer on my t-zone and I use hydrogrip on the rest of my face. ...Best Mattifying Primer!...Great blurring primer! I usually do not like mattifying/blurring primers but this one is very different from other primers!

What it is: A non-comedogenic makeup primer with skincare benefits that blurs pores, controls shine, and locks makeup for up to 12 hours with a soft matte finish.

Finish: Matte

Skin Type: Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Oil and Pores

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Niacinamide: Helps minimize the appearance of pores.

- Bakuchiol: Helps visibly smooth skin texture and even skin tone.

- Lentil Extract: Helps reduce shine.


Great primer...Such a great clean feeling primer. I love how light weight this primer feels on my face. ...Love this primer...I am not normally a huge user in primers, but this primer specifically is super smoothing and mattifying and makes my skin and face look so good before putting on my makeup.

What it is: A mini lightweight water-cream makeup primer with skincare benefits that blurs the look of pores and fights shine for a long-lasting, soft-matte finish.

Finish: Matte

Skin Type: Normal, Oily, and Combination

Concerns: Oil and Pores

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Niacinamide: Helps minimize the appearance of pores.

- Bakuchiol: Helps visibly smooth skin texture and even skin tone.

- Lentil Extract: Helps reduce shine.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


Luminizing is amazing!...I have the Luminizing Primer and love it. My make up goes on great or I can wear the primer alone.

What it is: A clear primer gel that smooths skin and pores so your makeup lasts, while vitamins A and E protect your skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. 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 with this primer. Lightweight and oil-free, it gives you a flawless finish, while antioxidants and vitamins A and E help protect your skin from pollutants, damage, and stress.


I love this primer don't get me wrong but I need to add extra moisture like an oil to my face in order for my makeup not to cake with it. ...Fantastic, just not as a primer...Once you place makeup on top of the primer all it's luminizing effects it has on bare skin are lost.

What it is:
A color-correcting and radiance-boosting primer.

What it does:
Météorites Primer smooths and color-corrects your skin tone for a radiant complexion. Infused with a delicate violet scent, it’s formulated with Guerlain’s signature Stardust Technology: a unique complex encapsulating a celestial powder that transforms light invisible to the naked eye into visible and soft-focus perfecting light to blur imperfections and provide exceptional radiance.


It wasn’t as drying as other luminizing primers, which typically can be irritating due to the glitter, but it didn’t feel particularly hydrating either. ...Beautiful Primer...Plus the primer has pearl dust in it, so it leaves a beautiful luminizing look.

What it is: A weightless, silicone-free, gel primer enriched with ultra-fine pearls for a lit-from-within glow.

Finish: Radiant

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Concerns: Dryness


TOP PRIMERS!...Either get this one or the YVES SAINT LAURENT Touche Eclat Blur Primer. Best 2 primers i've tried so far!...Best Luxurious Primer I have EVER used! I went through various high end primers and I can say in confidence that this primer is the best.

What it is: This lightweight, gel primer infused with pure 24 Karat gold flakes infuses the skin with hydration and radiance while allowing for a longer-lasting makeup result.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 24-Karat Gold Flakes: provide luxurious radiance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This luxurious and hydrating gel primer seamlessly melts into the skin to provide a more even and long-lasting finish under makeup, to smooth the appearance of fine lines, and to tighten skin.


This primer changes the way your "face" looks. Makeup glides on effortlessly. ...Do not care for the luminizing version- not very subtle. Don't choose the Nars point purchase eye pencils have their cars welded on and no lip product as advertised.

What it is: A two-in-one pore refiner and makeup primer that helps diminish the look of pores and imperfections, mattifies the skin, and creates a smooth canvas.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Oil-Absorbing Spheres: Mattify skin and diffuse light to minimize the appearance of pores, expression lines, and wrinkles.
- Red Clover Flower Extract: Helps shrink the look of pores over time by rebalancing skin conditions responsible for pore enlargement.
- Derivative of Salicylic Acid: Gently exfoliates dead skin cells and oil build-up within pores, smooths the look of skin’s surface, and calms skin.

Yves Saint LaurentTouche Eclat Blur Face Primer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1713114

Color: Blur Primer Gold - brightens and evens skintone

2.3K Reviews


great primer...I usually don't use primers but this one worked so well. It does not make your face all glittery which was what I was afraid of....I noticed with other primers when washing my face I can see my foundation as if it didn't absorb any of it.

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.

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“I really like this one. It hydrates and the glow looks great under makeup to create a healthy, dewy look”
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“You can easily layer any serum/ moisturizer with this due to how light this feels and spread it super easily since it has a thin constancy”
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“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. ”
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“I definitely notice a positive difference in my makeup after hours of wear! With a lot of my primers, my face often looks like the makeup is slipping/melting off after hours of wearing”
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