soothing face primer

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

Primer is a skincare staple for many people. It's a great way to prep your skin for foundation or concealer or to add some extra moisture to your face in the morning. Here are some of the best soothing primers on the market today.


I have tried so many primers and this one is by far the best so light weight and soothing but still lasts all day. ...I've tried so many different primers in the past and this one is 100% my new go to.

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.


It’s not as tacky as the average primer but I liked that, it’s more of a soft cream. ...Overal giod primer...It gives a smooth base to cover your skin and prep it for makeup . I felt it soothes skin also , I also applied it as a moisturizer at night to see its results and my skin was hydrated .

What it is: A primer with a soft-focus finish that smooths the look of fine lines and wrinkles while visibly firming skin over time.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- S6Pro Complex™: Is a proprietary blend of prebiotics and probiotic extracts.
- Marine Algae and Collagen Amino Acids: Support visible firmness and tightness.
- Peptides and Grape Extract: Minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This primer with peptides, co


The best hydrating primer...I used it with the rare beauty foundation and it looked amazing . It also soothes your redness and gives an even appearance to your skin...The primer contains green tea extract which contains antioxidants and helps soothe and calm the skin.

What it is: A hydrating, cushiony gel primer that blurs the look of pores and fine lines, boosts and extends makeup wear, and helps fight shine all day.

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Concerns: Oil and Pores

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and conditions.
- Green Tea Extract: Helps soothe and calm skin.
- Vitamin E: Protects skin from environmental stressors.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, and retinyl palmitate. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.


Decent primer...I would buy as a primer though because it seems to soothe and draw moisture into my skin....It is very refreshing, soothing, and leaves my skin hydrated. It has a very light and refreshing rose scent.

What it is: A multitasking face spray that primes, sets, and refreshes while hydrating, nourishing, and strengthening skin.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, and Combination

Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silkscreen Complex (Hyaluronic Acid, Probiotic Extract, and Vitamins): Balances skin by boosting hydration and strengthening it against the environment.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.


Best Anti-Redness Primer!...This primer is definitely worth buying. Smashbox never fails with their primers. ...I really loves using this primer because I have dry skin, Some primers don't settle well my face But this one is really good!!!

What it is: A mini color-correcting, green-toned primer that neutralizes redness while defending skin and perfecting makeup.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silkscreen Complex (Antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid, Probiotic Extract, Vitamins, and Algae): Nourishes, visibly balances, and defends skin.
- Algae: Calms and soothes stressed skin.
- Rose and Mushroom: Reduce the look of irritation.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.


This primer is great, what I love most about it is that it’s moisturizing and soothing without blocking pores. ...That is definitely the feel of this primer! It has a light gel cream feel that soothes my skin and blurs my pores without the drying feeling that comes with many pore refining primers.

What it is: A weightless, water-based primer that visibly mattifies, refines pores, and blurs the skin with light-diffusion technology.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oil, Pores, Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mattifying Powders and Peptides: Visibly minimize shine.
- Sebum-Catch Powder: Prolongs makeup wear by absorbing oil and sweat throughout the day.
- Snowflake Powder: Scatters light to smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and rough skin.

What Else You Need to Know: Quickly and visibly blur and mattify your complexion with this water-based primer. It provides up to eight hours of hydration.


I loved this primer, I never really understood primers before this one. ...I love the citrus smell of this primer, and it works really well. I usually don’t use primers, this is why I haven’t finished my little pot yet, but I really like it.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
An advanced, oil-free face formula that hydrates, softens, and cushions skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This oil-free formula combines the moisturizing power of shea butter with vitamins B, C, and E for antioxidant protection to fend off environmental damage. Grapefruit and geranium fragrances leave a light, uplifting scent on skin. With daily use, this cream—rich in feel, but never greasy—helps skin to look and feel its best.

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


Holds makeup well and definitely soothes/nourishes skin. if you have dry skin you might need to use an additional moisturizer or primer....It adds such a cute glow to my face and soothes my sensitive skin too.

What it is: An award-winning longwear gel makeup primer that grips makeup for up to 12 hours and hydrates with hyaluronic acid and niacinamide for a dewy finish.

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Lightweight, Gel

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Blue Agave Extract: Grips makeup to prevent melting, fading, and caking.

- Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) : Boost hydration to visibly smooth uneven texture.


I enjoyed this primer. The name does not lie, it does illuminate the skin and I have noticed that under medium matte foundation, I still get a nice subtle glow which I appreciate. when it comes to primers are usually prefer primers that are tacky or sticky and this primer is not bad at all, in my opinion but I have to say it does work well in priming the face and keeping my foundation on throughout the night. ...I’m rarely impressed by primers, but wow. My face has hardly any noticeable texture with this primer.

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


Best primer gel...I find the application of makeup much easier and more long lasting after using this primer gel from TULA. Some other primers that I have used do not work as well. ...Soothing and refreshing!...I can’t go a day without it I really hold onto the make up but still get you a fresh and glowy face that makes the make up less cakey. Also such a treat that its also cooling for irritable skin and a good wake up!

What it is: A cooling, face-priming gel that visibly smooths and brightens skin while creating a makeup-gripping base.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dullness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Probiotic Extracts: Enhance visible smoothness and support skin’s barrier.
- Yuzu: Visibly brightens.
- Willowherb: Soothes blemish-prone skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This clean, effective priming gel feels cooling and refreshing to apply. It’s dermatologist tested and non-comedogenic, is silicone-free, and does not contai

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