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perfecting face primer

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

A primer is a must-have for any skin care routine. It helps to lock in moisture, plump up the skin, and smooth out the texture. It also helps to prevent shine and add a glow to your skin. Here are some of the best perfecting face primers available today.


It literally 'perfects' the skin. But if you do put on foundation, notice how easily it slides on. ...One my absolute favorite primers!! Feels amazing on the skin, really "perfects" fine lines, pores, etc!

What it is:
A makeup base and primer.

What it is formulated to do:
This unique makeup base and primer provides a fine, melting texture that conceals lines, pores, and imperfections in an instant.

What else you need to know:
This product is non-comedogenic; allergy and ophthalmologist tested.

Research Results:
- 95% of users noticed smoother skin.
- 77% of users noticed fewer wrinkles and fine lines.
- 73% of users noticed more refined skin texture and pores.


Amazing primer! I’ve tried sooo many matte primers to help with my super oily skin and this is the only one that works. ...The best mattifying primer for oily skin! Perfect on humid, sticky days when you need your foundation to stay put without separating and greasing up!

What it is: A must-have mattifying primer that creates a silky-smooth canvas for makeup application by controlling oil and reducing shine for a healthy-looking finish.

What it does: This three-in-one primer primes, controls shine, and finishes.


Favorite Primer...I use this in combination with the Makeup Forever setting spray and I'm perfect all day....I’ve tried the remarkable foundation with a few other brand names primer, but nothing come close to how perfect these two work together!

What it is:
A lightweight primer that optically perfects skin, diffusing the look of pores and imperfections for a smooth, even appearance.

What it does:
Prep your skin for the ultimate makeup application. Infused with skin-softening apricot essence, this primer hydrates and perfects, minimizing imperfections for a flawless look.


so this serum really is the "perfect canvas." i've been experimenting with different primers and got a sample of this - HEAVEN. my skin felt smooth and even but not oily or like there was a thick primer underneath. definitely purchasing a full size of this, i found my new go to primer!...Amazing primer, even for oily faces!...Usually my face is a mess after a few hours because of oil, but not since I changed to this primer.

What it is: A weightless, silicone-free primer that minimizes the look of pore size, controls shine, and locks down makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Pores, and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Agave Extract: Smooths skin and delivers a matte finish.
- Probiotic Extract: Supports natural surface cell renewal.
- Alpha-Glucans: Support a healthy skin microbiome.

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


The blurring primer is perfect for my oily/combo skin. It is the best primer I've ever tried. ...I really enjoyed this primer. I love primers that help blur the skin. I used this with the Laura mercier oil free skin tint.

What it is: A skin-perfecting primer that creates a flawless canvas for makeup application and extended wear.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Visibly brightens and evens skin tone.
- Green Tea Extract: Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Aloe Vera Gel: Calms and soothes the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: The breathable formula seals in skincare and creates a protective barrier that extends makeup wear. It is formulated with skin-loving ingredients, so it not only protects skin, but is also good for skin.

La MerThe Perfecting Primer

ITEM: 2359206

Size: 1.4 oz/ 40 mL

4 Reviews


So I went “all in” and purchased the primer which help a lot. This primer is pretty moisturizing, you can wear it without makeup. ...This one reminds me of a lotion more then a primer. For the price it not worth it. Only upside is doesn’t get super tacky, or cause creasing in the foundation.

What it is: A primer that visibly hydrates, plumps, and blurs imperfections for a smooth, soft-focus effect.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: This hydrating primer quickly blurs visible imperfections for a fresh, soft-focus effect. Create a soft, ultra-smooth canvas for makeup, or visibly amplify your skin’s bare beauty with improved-looking tone, texture, and translucency.

MAKE UP FOR EVERStep 1 Primer Shine Control

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424679

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

195 Reviews


Back to searching for the perfect primer....Great primer, the only issue was that it was really dry and hard to apply but perfect for oiling skin and everything you would want from a primer

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


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

216 Reviews


I’m not exaggerating when I say this is one of the most perfect primers I’ve ever used! I have oily skin and this primer applies smoothly. ...I'm usually not into using primers(which is not good). however, when I first tried this product, Oh my god, it felt perfect. it has a slight tint, perfect texture for a silky soft look without making your face feel sticky.

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


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


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. ...The Mvp of primers...I got this to try from Influenster and absolutely love it!!! So smooth on the face and such a perfect layer underneath my makeup to pull everything together.

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


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.

Danessa Myricks BeautyYummy Skin Glow Serum with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 1.1 oz/ 32.5mL·ITEM: 2575330

Color: Juice Boost - warm ccopper/bronze for all skin types

81 Reviews


I love tapping it (with fingers) to the high points of my clients’s faces for the most expensive looking glow. They nailed this formulation, packed with skin loving ingredients, it’s extremely comfortable under makeup—a perfect light weight base. ...BEST PRIMER...Love it! I use it as a primer, gives you a perfect dewy glow and creaseless finish.

What it is: A skincare-infused, radiant priming serum that hydrates, preps, and protects skin for a lit-from-within glow.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, and Combination

Concerns: Dryness, Pores, and Uneven Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Visibly brightens dullness and protects skin from free radicals.
- Niacinamide: Minimizes the appearance of pores.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and visibly plumps fine lines and wrinkles.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan.

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