waterproof primers

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for waterproof primers.

The best waterproof primers will keep your skin from getting too wet, but not so much that they'll keep you from sweating. These products will also help to seal in the moisture so that it doesn't seep out over time.

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

$56.00

There's a light shimmer that adds to my luminous makeup. The primer helps keep makeup on all night! To enhance the look of my makeup I apply Tatcha water based moisturizer, then YSL primer, then makeup....Compared to other primers I've used, this one feels very smooth, but doesn't have the heavy greasy feeling of some primers I've tried....Love this primer

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.

$42.00

I like this primer bit it didn't work well with my water based foundation....Product absorbs quickly and is a great base for make up. I use it with their primer water. Love it!

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.

tartePoreless Mattifying Primer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1935329

735 Reviews

$34.00

I can only use water based primers. But, I'm glad I didn't throw it away. ...Aldo waterproof, combined with the waterproof foundation and the waterproof setting spray, you can go to the beach or the water park.

What it is:
A vegan, 12-hour makeup primer that fights shine and minimizes the look of pores for a smooth, matte surface.

What it does:
This waterproof mattifying and re-texturizing complexion primer features optical matte-blur technology that reduces the look of imperfections.

$45.00

Wonderful primer!!!!...I've tried many primers (including several versions of Smashbox) and this is the best primer yet! ...Favorite primer on the market...This is by far my favorite primer. I have really sensitive skin and other primers make me break out.

What it is: An oil-free face primer that absorbs quickly, leaving skin looking blurred and softened, creating a smooth face base for a long-lasting makeup look.

Formulation: Gel

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skin Concerns: Pores, Dullness, Oiliness

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, and gluten-free.

$35.00

Loving this primer!...I'm really loving this Benefit POREfessional Lite water based primer. It goes on clean and smoothly and isn't super oily or too thick like some of the other primers do. ...Decent primer!...I was gifted this primer to try. Normally is I’m using a water based foundation I won’t use a primer because typically the primers do nothing.

What it is: An ultra-lightweight and breathable water-based face primer that blurs and refines the look of pores while ensuring a long-lasting, even makeup application.

Finish:
Natural

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Water 73%: Ultra lightweight and gentle on skin.
- Vitamin E Derivative: Provides antioxidant benefits.
- Glycerin: Contributes to smooth application.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

$33.00

THE Primer 💅...The best primer I’ve used, my water based foundation settles perfectly with this. ...Pills easily if you use any skin products - water, oil, silicone, or a mixture of those as bases for skincare products.

What it is: A clean, silicone-free, primer that helps texture, pores, and uneven tone instantly fade out of focus and boosts skin hydration for a soft-focus finish.

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Damascus Rose Water: Soothes, visibly clarifies, and locks in extreme moisture.
- Prickly Pear Extract: A rich source of vitamins and antioxidants to provide intense hydration.
- Cactus Flower Extract: Hydrates, calms, and soothes skin while supporting a strong skin barrier.

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

What Else You Need to Know: The Glowish Blur Jam Silicone Free Smoothing Primer uses innovative water-locking technology for a boos

$45.00

So if your primer is water based you should also use a water based foundation....Not to sticky like some primers.

What it is: A lightweight primer that triples skin‘s moisture for a plumped and glowing look and can be worn alone or under foundation.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ion-Charged Water
- Triple Moisture Complex: Features two types of hyaluronic acid plus glycerin.

What Else You Need to Know: This primer triples skin‘s moisture, strengthens the skin barrier, and protects against environmental stressors for a healthy look. On contact, this refreshing gel-cream primer bursts into micro-size water droplets and visibly smooths skin for a beautiful makeup application. It‘s infused with naturally derived ingredients and provides all-day and long-term moisture.

$33.00

The water jelly primers just do it for me and my dry skin.. especially for us girls in Phoenix!...Love this primer for my dry skin! Water jelly primer + light coverage foundation left me looking fresh and hydrated

What it is: A face primer that quenches skin with a surge of moisture to create the perfect canvas for longer-lasting, flawless makeup.

What Else You Need to Know: This ultra-hydrating skin complex helps to lock in moisture and keep your foundation in place. The unique jelly texture melts into the skin for quick hydration that provides a makeup-ready canvas in seconds.

$25.00

One of the best Laura Mercier primers is the pure canvas primer which is so great in my skin, I have dry/ combination skin and always need some type of primer before I use foundation because it smooths out my skin so nicely. ...I love that it's silicone free, and it absorbs into my skin really fast. I will say--this primer is WATER based, so make sure you pair it with a water-based foundation; not silicone-based.

What it is: A primer that smooths skin for even makeup application and visibly plumps the skin to improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Skin Perfecting Complex: Blend of rose extracts that work to moisturize, protect, and smooth skin.
- Minerals: Mineral-enriched water sourced from France known to decrease dullness.
- Glycerin: Attracts moisture to the skin for flawless makeup application.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent syn

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