illuminating face primer

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

Face primer is a makeup base that helps you get a smooth, even surface for your foundation. It's also an important step in the application of any foundation or BB cream product. Here are some great options for illuminating face primers.

ValentinoV-Lighter Illuminating Face Primer and Highlighter with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 25 mL·ITEM: 2542850

Color: Ambra - ideal for medium-to-deep complexions with warm undertones

263 Reviews


I didn’t like this as a primer because it felt heavy under foundation compared to other brands of illuminating primers from Becca, too faced, hourglass, and Charlotte Tilbury. ...has a beautiful radiance and glow from within look. love using it as a top coat illuminating glazed highlight look! ...beautiful liquid highlight for a glow from within!

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.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- 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

MAKE UP FOR EVERColor Correcting Step 1 Primers

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424745

Color: Dullness eraser - light to medium skin with dullness & uneven tone

590 Reviews


This is my absolute favorite primer. My skin glows! It helps my makeup to stay on even longer and prevents it from caking up in crease lines. ...If you have pale skin and are looking for a primer to help illuminate your face and make up routine, I highly recommend the MUFE Step 1 primer in the tone Fresh Brightener!

What it is: A color-correcting primer that delivers an even complexion and radiant-looking skin that lasts all day.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Known to protect, promote radiant-looking skin, and maintain a smooth complexion.

What Else You Need to Know:
Even your complexion with this color-correcting primer, which reduces dullness. Packed with ginseng, this illuminating formula adds radiance and hydration, corrects skin tone for up to 24 hours, and is ideal for fair to light skin tones with sallowness.


This illuminating primer is amazing. Rich and creamy and gives that perfect natural glow....this pearl finish is not glittery or blinding, it is as natural as you can get, it just gives a youthful, dewy glow, in a perfect gel texture. using it a a base works great, but i love also mixing it with foundation or using it as a highlight for the most natural glow. hype this thing up !!

What it is: A cream-gel primer that offers a soft and radiant glow enhanced by delicate pearls.

What Else You Need to Know: Fresh and luminous, this cream-gel primer glides on smoothly and melts upon contact with the skin, offering a soft and radiant glow enhanced by delicate pearls in one universal shade.


This is the best primer!...I love this illuminating and natural primer...but I love all of the Juice products!...My favourite green/non-toxic/organic primer...This is the best glowing primer I have found, not sure if it extends the longevity of my makeup but it for sure illuminates.

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

What it is:
A lightweight primer formulated with coconut alkanes in an antioxidant-rich, organic base of botanical juices infused with an age-defying serum.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
Phyto Pigments Illuminating Primer is formulated to illuminate skin, smooth the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and blur imperfections for a flawless complexion and naturally beautiful radiance. It hydrates skin and controls oil with coconut alkanes and organic glycerin.


I have dry combo skin and usually love a heavily moisturizing primer or a very thin illuminating primer. this one is thicker in consistency to a serum-like primer and sort of feels like a moisturizer which i love so. it makes my skin plump and feels a bit tacky which helps my makeup last all day. i’ve used it for about a week straight now and it’s moved to my everyday makeup drawer and replaced my milk hydro grip!!! ...Natural Glow Primer...My only complaint is that the bottle isn't bigger. It's illuminating by giving your skin that healthy, hydrated glow.

What it is: An illuminating primer that preps skin for smooth makeup application and gives soothing hydration and radiance for up to eight hours.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, and Combination

Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Olive Oil
- Jojoba Oil
- Vitamin E

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, and formaldehyde-releasing agents.

What Else You Need to Know: The hybrid, water-gel formula features MAC Cosmetics’s Moisture-Reserve Technology with good-for-skin ingredients, including hyaluronic acid and glycerin to help hydrate skin immediately.


Definitely expected more with a name like 'illuminating'. There are just so many more out there that really provide a great glow - this isn't one of those...This does exactly what it states. It illuminates! Highly recommend. Make up goes on like butter after.

What it is: A travel-size, illuminating, water-based primer with light-reflecting pearls that enhance skin’s natural luminosity and extend makeup wear.

Finish: Radiant

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micronized Pearls: Visibly brighten and rejuvenate the skin for a glowing appearance.
- Porcelain Flower Extract: Promotes long-term, visible radiance.
- Light-Reflecting Complex: Diffuses light to create a skin-smoothing effect, diminishing the look of imperfections.

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


Truly Illuminating!...I don’t always have time to put on foundation so I would use this primer alone and it gives a nice natural looking glow to my skin. ...Sure a beautiful illuminating & hydrating primer!!

What it is: An illuminating, water-based primer with light-reflecting pearls that enhances skin’s luminosity and extends the wear of makeup.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micronized Pearls: Brightens and nurtures the complexion, giving skin a luminous glow.
- Porcelain Flower Extract: Supports long-term radiance.
- Light-Reflecting Complex: Creates a smoothing effect on skin, diminishing the look of imperfections.

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 great as a Wear alone on bare skin for daily moisturizer or apply this illuminating primer after your skincare routine as a makeup primer it as a stand alone moisturizer. ...Amazing Primer! Leave you glowing & hydrated!...This is an amazing primer and moisturizer. I use it on my no-makeup days and it even blends so well with my nu bare skin tint.

What it is: A 24 hour priming moisturizer with shea butter and vegetal glycerin to achieve a glowy skin look with or without makeup.


Glow from within for dry skin...I really like that this primer is so illuminating and dewy looking. I have dry skin to combo and this never gets patchy or clumpy. ...Illuminates the face, not tinted! Looks like a natural glow from within!

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


Prep + Protect With This Pearl Infused Primer...The Always An Optimist Illuminating Primer has officially converted me from a spray primer to a water-based gel primer. ...This is a great primer! It is very illuminating and gives a gorgeous glow!

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

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“it seems like a serum in texture and how it sits on the skin— it does have a luminizing effect and allows for smooth makeup application but doesn’t add any staying power”
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“I have tried so many primers and this one is by far the best so light weight and soothing but still lasts all day”
Mattifying Face Primer
“I received it for free in exchange for my honest opinion, and this is a game changer for oily or combination skin. Not only did it mattify my face, my makeup lasted longer than it usually would wearing it also”
Perfecting Face Primer
“Absolutely love this primer, my foundation just glides on and lasts. I have used with the La Mer soft fluid foundation, but also with other brands and love it with each one”
Thick Face Primer
“I have used other brands like BareMinerals and Smashbox primers and it leaves you feeling slightly greasy and the primer itself is thick”
Hydrating Face Primer
“I really like this one. It hydrates and the glow looks great under makeup to create a healthy, dewy look”
Face Primer For Dark Skin
“The gold flakes are very subtle. Looks great on my dark skin tone. You need very little makeup once this is applied. ”
Face Primer For Wrinkles
“It helps with large pores and fine lines/wrinkles. It goes on easy, smooth and feels light”
Moisturizing Face Serums
“I use it also as a primer before putting on makeup, which I see my skin having a lighter tone and having a moisturize skin. The smell is like rose and it didn’t cause any irritation at my face”
Face Primer For Men
“For that, I’ll stick with either the too faced plump primer or the dior dream skin. I did give it to my brother who is a drag Queen”