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Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1002724
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$26.00

Perfect for Powder Foundation...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 oil-free, silky face primer with vitamins C and E that blurs pores and imperfections while extending makeup wear.

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.

What else you need to know:
The Power Of Good: bareMinerals believes every little choice has the power to make a big difference—for ourselves, our communities and the world around us. As creators of good-for-skin products, they support initiatives that create a chain of good—empowering women to look good, feel good, and do good for others. They want to help everyone feel the power of good.
Size Standard Size - 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1074442
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$54.00

Works best with powder foundation...I am not a primer girl mostly because I feel like most of them feel so heavy and my skin can't breathe but while I was shopping in Sephora one of the makeup artist tried this on my skin it was the most light weight primer I have ever tried feels so good on the skin and paired with my hourglass foundation it gives such a flawless look
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.

Formulation: Cream

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 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.

What Else You Need to Know: With a texture unlike any other, this oil free primer not only creates a smooth, even canvas for makeup, but also conceals redness, minimizes the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles, and provides broad spectrum SPF 15 protection, all in a supremely airy, silky, cloud-like texture.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1349968
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$37.00

I use this under powder or liquid foundation and it makes it go on so smoothly and lasts ALL DAY....I was browsing for a best primer for the past two months and finally I spot this primer but still I don want to spend more before using the product.I got this mini primer which is very nice and I will sure get the next tube in full size
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.

Clinical Results: In a consumer study on 103 women after 1 week of use:
- 93% said they saw blurred imperfections
- 93% said they saw smoother skin
- 91% said they saw a minimized appearance of pores and lines
Size 1 oz · ITEM 1161629
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$45.00

*I looked like a baby - just a smooth beautiful face *It is so easy to touch up those lines with the primer and a translucent powder throughout the day I asked for a sample and it lasted a few applications....I thought I was going to love it but honestly I can't decide it made my skin feel wonderful very soft and smooth but as far as my pores I didn't see much of a difference and as far as long lasting it honestly wasn't I felt like it made my makeup slide off its not worth $45 if it was cheaper I would repurchase but for the price I can get something better
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.

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 gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This primer is shown to keep skin shine-free with pore-refining ingredients including red clover flower extract that works to shrink the look of pores and a soothing derivative of salicylic acid that gently exfoliates away dead skin cells and oil build-up for a smooth canvas. Dermatologist-tested, hypoallergenic, and non-comedogenic.

Clinical Results: In an instrumental evaluation conducted on 30 volunteers:
- 40% reduction in skin oiliness after 1 application
- 100% showed a decrease in the appearance of pore size after 1 application
Size Standard Size - 0.75 oz/ 21 g · ITEM 1259068
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$32.00

Good as a base for powder....I have combination skin and I used this underneath my foundation and my foundation was allover the place I use Photogenic Lumessence by Lancome which I am obsessed with never broke out have used it since June I woke up the next day with a major breakout not good at all returned it the only good thing I can say when I used it alone it did minimize my pores on my nose I think this product is good for people that dont do the whole makeup effect good to wear alone
What it is: A primer that quickly minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin.

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Cream

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. This priming phenomenon is your quick fix solution for flawless looking skin. POREfessional’s translucent, oil-free formula complements all skin tones to create a smooth canvas and mattify shine. The formula contains a vitamin E derivative, which is known to protect skin from free radicals.
Size 0.7 oz/ 20 g · ITEM 1970235
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$52.00

The item description says, "Silk powder makes makeup glide on more evenly and last longer, minimizing excess shine with a soft focus finish."...This was absolutely the best product I have ever used or try I love to review products and try products out and this was literally the best item ever I am very impressed I will continue using I will continue buying and I will continue telling people they should buy this product and use it because it makes you look flawless and when I say flawless I am meaning seriously flawless like a porcelain doll your make up also will stay put all day
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

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.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
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. Silk powder makes makeup glide on more evenly and last longer, minimizing excess shine with a soft focus finish. A protective layer derived from botanicals acts as a barrier between makeup and skin, helping to prevent clogged pores that can lead to breakouts. Anti-pollution natural active ingredients fight immediate attack from environmental stressors and help support the skin’s barrier function to act against future attack, visibly reducing the appearance of wrinkles and dullness. Pink and gold pearl helps even skin tone for a healthy look, and hadasei-3—a trinity of Japanese superfoods green tea, rice, and algae—visibly restores youthful radiance.

What else you need to know:
This product is noncomedogenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, dermatologist tested, cruelty-free, and formulated without synthetic fragrances, mineral oil, sulfate detergents, urea, DEA, or TEA.

The journey of The Silk Canvas to you: the final step of the geisha’s skincare ritual—and the beginning of her makeup—is to press a thin layer of melted Japanese wax called Bintsuke into her skin. This soft layer creates a smooth, poreless canvas to help her makeup last all day and protect her skin beneath. Tatcha brings a modern evolution of this time-honored practice to life in The Silk Canvas.

Beauty that gives back: every Tatcha purchase you make supports girls’ education around the world. Tatcha is proud to partner with Room to Read to transform girls’ futures.—Victoria Tsai, Founder

Research results:
- 100% of subjects agreed that their skin felt smoother immediately after application

After 2 weeks:
- 100% of subjects agreed after using the primer that their skin felt soft, fresh, and natural, more even-toned, younger, and healthier, and their makeup applied more smoothly
- 95% of subjects agreed after using the primer that their skin had a healthy glow, a soft "filter finish" look even without makeup, their skin had a satin finish, and their foundation had better coverage
- 90% of subjects agreed after using the primer that their makeup did not crease and that they would wear the primer alone without makeup

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1.52 oz/ 45 mL · ITEM 2169423
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$32.00

After I finished applying my makeup (eyeshadow, brow pencil, foundation, bronzer, highlighter, blush and loose finishing powder) I took a look in the mirror and I was in awe....I didn't expect to like this primer so much I prefer it than the benefit primer not because of the quality they are both equally good primer but the milk primer is cheaper than benefit you get more product in the hydro grip and this primer I can feel where I have primer on my face when benefit I feel like nothing is there
What it is: An award-winning, hydrating, makeup-gripping gel primer that is formulated with hemp-derived cannabis seed extract and blue agave extract.
Skin Type: Normal and Dry
Skincare Concerns: Loss of Firmness and Elasticity, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Dryness
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hemp-Derived Cannabis Seed Extract: Hydrates and smooths skin while also helping to provide antioxidant benefits.
- Blue Agave Extract: Visibly smooths skin texture and helps hydrate.
- Aloe Water and Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrate, soothe, and calm skin.
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 vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This primer contains aloe water, hyaluronic acid, sweet cherry, and vitamins B3 and B5 to nourish skin for a healthier-looking base and glow. It is a silicone-free, oil-free formula that goes on clear to work across all skin tones and types.
Clinical Results: In a consumer-perception study, immediately after use:
- 100% of people said skin feels smoother
- 93.3% of people said skin feels more hydrated
- 93.3% of people said makeup went on easier
12 hours after application:
- 100% of people said skin feels more hydrated
Size 0.35 oz/ 11 g · ITEM 1777671
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$24.00

Works with powder shadows...One day I put it on around 11AM, then I continued to sit in the blazing heat on a line for a concert for a good four hours, then I continued to go into said concert and I didn't take my makeup for until 2AM, and I can sincerely say that it looked like I just put it on
What it is:
A crease-free, lasting eyeshadow primer that lasts all day.

What it does:
Shadow Insurance locks down eyeshadows, intensifying color to ensure waterproof, crease- , and fade-proof coverage for up to 24 hours. The ultra-lightweight, colorless formula glides effortlessly onto lids, leaving a smooth, even canvas for budge-proof shadow application.

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

What else you need to know:
Truly versatile, Shadow Insurance can be used with powder or cream eyeshadow products, and it's concentrated: the size of a rain drop covers the entire lid.

This product is free of synthetic fragrances and dyes and petrochemicals.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1713114
COLOR: Blur Primer Gold [ 1 more colors ]
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$52.00

I love the gel to powder formulation!...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: 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.

What Else You Need to Know: This blurring makeup primer preps skin for a flawless makeup application with a blend of four soothing oils that nourish skin and smooth over imperfections, fine lines, and wrinkles. With radiance enhancing gold shimmer or brightening silver, the luminous face primer formula suits all skin tones.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2259646
COLOR: Normal to Oily Skin [ 1 more colors ]
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$38.00

So easy to apply...best for dry skin...Worked perfectly in the set with the foundation and powder....I love this primer I had to look at the box after applying it to make sure that it was primer and not moisturizer that's how soft it made my skin feel other primers make my skin feel to matte and a bit rough I am in love with this primer I will be purchasing more when its out and I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good primer
What it is: A clean, high-performance primer with skin-optimizing technology to neutralize your skin type and grip foundation for flawless, lasting wear.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Willow Bark (Mattifying Primer): Helps mattify, control shine, and blur the look of pores without stripping skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid Complex (Hydrating Primer): A specialized blend of micronized hyaluronic particles and sodium PCA for enhanced hydration.
- Olive Oil (Hydrating Primer): Helps boost hydration.
- Maqui Berry: An antioxidant-rich ingredient that helps nurture your complexion.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Meet the perfect link between your clean skincare routine and your makeup. Choose your primer based on your skin type: Hydrate with the primer for normal to dry skin or mattify with the primer for normal to oily skin. Create the perfect canvas for foundation with a primer that’s optimized for you.

Clinical Results: In a consumer study on 32 volunteers with normal to oily skin, after 8 hours wearing the Mattifying Primer:
- 100% of users agreed this primer doesn’t pill
- 100% of users agreed this primer absorbs quickly
- 100% of users agreed this primer feels weightless

In a consumer study on 31 volunteers with normal to dry skin, after 8 hours of wearing the Hydrating Primer:
- 100% of users agreed this primer made their skin feel more hydrated
- 100% of users agreed this primer made their skin look more radiant
- 100% of users agreed this primer feels weightless

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1.08 oz/ 32 mL · ITEM 1925528
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$32.00

I've also found that powders really adhere to this, so I bet it would work well for powder foundation or as an eyeshadow base....I love this primer so much, let me tell you something, I tried to many primer but Finally I found the perfect primer for my dry skin ( my T zone is a little oily) and I'm so happy with my new foundation from fenty beauty, I applied it at 5:00am and when I came back home around 9pm my makeup still look so flawless omg and I didn't touch my face, I applied translucent powder from Laura mercier and all nighter mist that's it
Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

What it is:
A shine-stopping, pore-diffusing primer that smooths the way for better foundation application and longer wear with an instant retouch effect.

What it does:
Nothing is sexier than touch-worthy skin. Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer is the first step to getting there. Paired with Pro Filt'r Foundation, this oil-free primer smooths away the look of pores, visibly evens skin tone and texture, and instantly absorbs shine without feeling dry or chalky. That means smoother foundation application and longer makeup wear.

Unlike a basic mattifying primer, Pro Filt’r’s cushiony, touch-me-now texture mattifies skin with the lightest possible feel for a full-on sensorial experience. The universal invisipink™ formula creates a filter-like blurring effect and melts instantly into all skin tones without a trace. Pro Filt’r works all day to help makeup last longer, and feel lightweight and comfortable, so you don’t have to worry about your skin—and you’ll be ready for anything.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
For Rihanna, creating the perfect soft matte base is the most important part of any look—and the first step to the Fenty Face, her real-life method for killer radiance.

"I wanted this primer to feel soft and moisturizing at the same time, as well as do the job of keeping makeup on."—Rihanna, Brand Founder

Fenty Beauty is 100 percent cruelty-free.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2303782
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$39.00

My skin LOVED it...Got the job done...This primer worked well underneath both tinted moisturizer and powder foundation and definitely helped keep my makeup locked in throughout the day....I absolutely love this primer I am not a big fan of primer but this primer feels so nice on the skin it's very hydrating and also I have combination skin and I have dry patches and it fell in moisturize my dry patches also it makes my make up look long-lasting and untouched even when I put a mask on
What it is: A water-based primer that promotes long-term moisture recovery while extending wear of makeup.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Olive Extract: Smooths the look of skin while locking in hydration.
- Marine Hydra Botanicals: Nurtures the skin and promotes long-term moisture recovery.
- Glycerin: Attracts moisture to the skin so skin feels comfortable all day.

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 it is also good for skin.

Clinical Results:Based on an independent US consumer study on 33 participants after 1 week of use:
- 97% said the primer feels lightweight on skin
- 97% said the primer creates a breathable, protective layer over skin
- 91% said the primer creates a canvas on the skin so makeup can lay evenly
Size 0.33 oz/ 10 mL · ITEM 1229384
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$26.00

This does the job...Not a bad product...I find using pressed powder before applying my eye shadow works better than this product....I can't wear regular concealer since it seeps into my fine lines, I dont even need anything else on top of this when I run around on the weekends and for going out, I just put powder right on top & I'm ready
What it is:
A primer for concealers and eyeshadows.

What it does:
This dual-action power primer works 360 degrees around the eyes to make concealers and eyeshadows stay put. Concealers don't crease; eyeshadows stay vibrant and true. Now in two neutral shades to suit all skin tones, Stay Don’t Stray features a new dip-n-dab wand for easier application. Remember: just a dab'll do ya!

What else you need to know:
Sodium hyaluronate is known to hydrate, while vitamins C and E are known to help fight signs of aging.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1349976
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$39.00

GOLD IN A BOTTLE...Great for my skin...Not to mention, it leaves your skin looking nearly flawless, even before you put foundation or powder on top, and has serious lasting power when you DO pair it with foundation....I liked how it felt on my face but after a while I found myself needing to blot/powder my face every few hours as the primer was not controlling my oil as much as I would like it to but as I mentioned, I liked how it made my makeup look for the few hours after I put it on
What it is: An oil-free, lightweight gel primer that smooths complexion and leaves a soft-focus finish.

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: Prep skin for flawless makeup application while creating a silky-smooth canvas with this primer that‘s infused with peptides and antioxidant vitamin C. This fragrance-free, water-based primer is ideal for sensitive, blemish-prone, oily, or combination skin.
Size 0.13 oz/ 3.7 g · ITEM 2037570
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$32.00

Not heavy at all...not a bad product...Works great under concealer and setting powder....Despite being unsure of the effects, I have now repurchased this under eye primer twice, and it's mostly because when I have it/use it, I think "oh, this does nothing," but then every time I finish it, WITHOUT FAIL, I notice a difference and reaaally miss it
What it is: A cooling primer that diffuses light around the under-eye area and preps the skin for smooth makeup application.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin E: Nourishes skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, coal tar, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Prime and soothe tired under eyes with this cooling eye balm. The velvety texture melts into skin, helping to blur the appearance of fine lines. Light is diffused around the undereye to smooth the appearance of skin, hide the look of dark circles, and make eyes look more awake.