Face primers are a must-have for anyone who wants to get the most out of their makeup. They help makeup last longer, and they can even help you spot reduce or eliminate blemishes. Here are some of the best face primers on the market today.
First tried this product as it was included in a Sephora Favorites Luxury set. Primer is sparkly in the bottle but it doesn’t transfer to the face. ...Guides over your skin Luxuries...24K Luxury
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.
- 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.
Size: 25 mL·ITEM: 2542843
Color: Rosa - ideal for fair-to-light complexions with cool undertones
This highlighting primer left an absolutely glowy, poreless finish. ...I did like this primer and it did feel luxurious on the skin. The packaging was nice also.
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.
- 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
Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1713114
Color: Blur Primer Gold - brightens and evens skintone
Smoother more luxury version of smashbox primer....Very nice primer, it reminded me of a smoother more luxurious version of smashbox basic pore filling primer. ...luxurious feeling!...Also noticed my makeup lasted longer than when I apply other primers. Overall loved everything about it. Every time I wear it I feel like I'm so fancy since a luxury product!
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
- 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.
Disappointing but still luxurious...I've wanted a color correcting primer to replace Algenist Reveal Color Correcting primer, since it was discontinued. ...One of my favorite primers of all time.......This primer and the hourglass one are my favorite primers ever!
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.
I am obsessed. I’ve tried other primers in the past and this one is definitely the best. ...Amazing Primer!...This is the best primer i’ve ever used! This primer feels so luxurious, lightweight on the skin, and super silky.
What it is: A translucent skin-perfecting primer that smooths, absorbs shine, and adds a visibly blurred, airbrushed finish while extending makeup wear.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with innovative microspherical powders, this multipurpose primer visibly blurs imperfections, minimizes pores and fine lines, and absorbs excess oil for a near-instant skin-perfecting finish. The weightless, translucent gel formula enhances the application, look, and wear of makeup.
so luxurious...I received a sample of this in a recent order and love it so much I bought a full size and travel size! It’s very luxurious for a primer. Feels so smooth and rich, absorbs quickly and really holds makeup in place all day. ...Luxurious primer! So silky and soft, much lighter than smashbox and other popular primers.
What it is: A state-of-the-art primer that extends the wear of foundation for a perfect complexion—elevate your foundation to unprecedented performance.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
- Titanium Dioxide 2.45%: Protects skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays.
- Zinc Oxide 4.2%: Provides physical protection from damaging UVA rays.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
Size: 1.0 oz / 30 mL
Weightless Luxury...Gorgeous lightweight formula and a little goes along way! This primer smooths well and gives my skin a natural glow without foundation as well as under it. ...A nice luxury primer...It does work as a decent primer, however for how much is costs I would say there are probably better primers out there that may be more reasonably priced.
What it is: A weightless liquid primer that protects skin from pollutants and makeup while helping your look go on better and last longer.
Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Pores, Redness, and Dullness and Uneven Texture
- Thin Layers of Silk (Fibroin, Sericin, and Silk Powder): Diminish the look of pores, fines lines, and imperfections for the perfect canvas before makeup.
Love the silky feeling of this face primer by Tatcha, also love the luxury packaging!!...Best primer the skin looks so hydrate and flawless, I love tatcha, the packing is really cute and luxury
Which skin type is it good for?
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.
- Dullness and uneven texture
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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.
Love this primer...I love this primer .. definitely among the top 3 primers Ive used . ...Such a great primer! It melts into my skin and feels so luxurious.
What it is: A mattifying primer that keeps makeup looking fresh while leaving skin feeling cared for.
- 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.
And powders may no longer be a good idea :-( ] But THIS PRODUCT runs circles around other primers or anything else you might put on your face after your spf. ...Amazing primer!! One of the best primers I’ve ever used!!
What it is:
A primer with anti-aging properties that creates an instant soft-glow focus.
What it does:
Give your complexion an instant pick me up and create an effortlessly dewy look. Wonderglow is formulated with breakthrough light-reflecting microspheres, collagen-supporting peptides, and patented anti-wrinkle ingredients to turn the look of dull, dehydrated skin around in a flash. Its translucent formula blends seamlessly into any skin tone, while light diffusers blur away lines and add luminosity for a flawless, poreless, complexion. Use under foundation or on its own for a sheer coverage, luminous glow.
What it is formulated WITHOUT: