Luminous Primers

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Luminous Primers.

Luminous primers are a type of foundation primer that is supposed to give you a lit from within look by illuminating your skin with light. The product is supposed to help you achieve a radiant complexion and is available in different shades. Here are some great luminous primer products available today.

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


It is a great primer especially if you are looking for a luminous base!...But this was an awesome primer underneath my foundation....Great primer...luminous

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.

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

266 Reviews


It works it does leave a luminous finish if you use it as a primer. You can also use it as a highlighter. ...Luminous primer

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 EVERStep 1 Primer Hydra Booster

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424695

Color: Hydra Booster - for dry, normal, combination skin

284 Reviews


Great primer!...Loving this primer! Makes my makeup go on flawlessly. There is no “pilling” or build up like with other primers....My new favorite primer!! 5 stars!!...I absolutely love this primer! It feels so nice on the skin. It hydrates, evens out skin tone, and smooths the skin texture which makes a great multipurpose primer.

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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERUltra HD Skin Booster

ITEM: 1911320

Size: 0.4 oz/ 12 mL

157 Reviews


This stuff is awesome! I use it as a primer and it has replaced my diorskin forever primer! ...I had read a few reviews and I was interested in knowing whether this stuff would make my face more "luminous" as advertised. I layer it after my moisturizer but before my primer (because of the oil slick, I need something that makeup can grab onto for more than a couple of hours).

What it is:
A hydrating face serum that delivers a plumped look, preps skin for makeup, and hydrates to smooth the appearance of fine lines.

What it does:
Recharge your complexion with Ultra HD Skin Booster. Rich in hyaluronic-acid and argan oil extract, it instantly hydrates skin to smooth the appearance of fine lines.


The best primer...I’ve tried a lot of primers and this is my favourite!! Get it...Incredibly hydrating primer! I usually don’t use primers but I tried this one out and let me tell you, there is definitely a difference between my makeup without this primer and with and I love it!

What it is: A gripping cream to oil primer that can be worn alone or to lock in makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Prickly Pear Seed Oil: Provides hydration and supports skin barrier.
- Yam Root Extract: Supports skin elasticity.
- Japanese Camelia Oil: Visibly improve skin texture.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This multi-benefit primer serum melts into skin, transforming from a lightweight cream to oil texture that’s hydrating, nourishing, and supporting. It also works to i

MAKE UP FOR EVERColor Correcting Step 1 Primers

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2424737

Color: Fresh brightner - fair to light skin with dullness & uneven tone

645 Reviews


Perfect Primer...I really liked how the primer felt when I applied it to my face. Some primers can be tacky when you apply it, this one went on smooth. ...I am so excited to have tried this primer. I've used color correcting primers to balance redness but never for dullness.

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.


THE BEST PRIMER FOR DRY SKIN...I have very dry skin and love my foundation to be luminous and glowy/hydrated looking! This primer is a game changer! ...First impressions on luminous sill primer...I could use this without a moisturizer. I love hen primers feel like skin care!

What it is: A smooth, hydrating primer that preps skin for makeup, nourishes, and moisturizes the complexion for noticeably softer, supple, and more radiant skin.

Finish: Radiant

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Shea Butter: Moisturizes skin.
- Rice Bran: Conditions and softens.
- Glycerin: Moisturizes and smooths.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This moisturizing, radiance-boosting face primer blurs pores and imperfections while softening and visibly plumping for a smoother makeup application. With shea butter, rice bran, and glycerin providing hydration, this makeup primer is suitable for all skin types.

GucciHydrating Silk Priming Serum

ITEM: 2416675

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL

307 Reviews


If you are looking to get even tone for foundation this is the best primer used. I liked the effect after application its luminous and Matte finish. ...I finally have a luminous finish to my look, & it is breath taking.

What it is: A primer that creates a luminous finish, visibly evens tone, and visibly plumps skin while creating a soft glow effect.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Squalane: Helps replenish the moisture barrier, leaving skin soft and supple.

- Powder Technology: Imparts an elegant silky texture for better blendability and a natural finish.

- Elastomer Technology: Provides a soft-focus effect, which minimizes the look of pores and evens texture.

What Else You Need to Know: Optimizing foundation coverage for all-day wear, this non-sticky, smooth formula is suitable for all skin types.


My new go-to primer....So thankful to BzzAgent for sending me this primer to review! This primer has a light, scent-free formula. ...It is a highly recommended, luminous primer with a subtle pleasant aroma. It helps my skin look radiant and my skin feels smooth, my makeup lasts longer, I feel that it helps mattify my skin.

What it is: A primer that smooths skin for even makeup application and improves skin's radiance.



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Skin-Perfecting Complex: Blend of rose extracts that work to moisturize, protect, and smooth skin.
- Porcelain Flower: Promotes long-term radiance.
- Encapsulated Luminous Pearls: Provide light reflection on skin for natural radiance.

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.

What Else You Need to Know: This p


Amazing primer!! One of the best primers I’ve ever used!!...This makes my skin look luminous, but not enough effect for the price.

What it is:
A primer with anti-aging properties that creates an instant soft-glow focus.

What it does:
Give your complexion an instant pick me up and create an effortlessly dewy look. Wonderglow is formulated with breakthrough light-reflecting microspheres, collagen-supporting peptides, and patented anti-wrinkle ingredients to turn the look of dull, dehydrated skin around in a flash. Its translucent formula blends seamlessly into any skin tone, while light diffusers blur away lines and add luminosity for a flawless, poreless, complexion. Use under foundation or on its own for a sheer coverage, luminous glow.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates

Products related to Luminous Primers

Colored Primers
“I like this primer a lot. It doesn’t have that nasty silicone feel that a lot of primers do”
Powder Primers
“I typically just wear this primer and a bit of powder (no foundation) and my skin looks good all day”
Purple Primers
“I really liked how the primer felt when I applied it to my face. Some primers can be tacky when you apply it, this one went on smooth”
Yellow Primers
“Oxidizes my foundations towards a more yellow shade than they it would normally go :( I have a very cool skin tone, so perhaps if you have a warmer undertone this wouldn't be as much of an issue for you”
Luxury Primers
“First tried this product as it was included in a Sephora Favorites Luxury set. Primer is sparkly in the bottle but it doesn’t transfer to the face”
Blurring Primers
“Overall, I highly recommend Milk Makeup's Pore Eclipse Mattifying + Blurring Makeup Primer to anyone looking for a high-quality primer that delivers on its promises”
Oily Skin Primers
“This primer is a cream-to-oil formula that works wonders for normal, dry, combination, and oily skin types”
Makeup Primers With Silicone
“Personally, this is one of my top 3 primers now. Not even kidding. Keep in mind this is silicone based and meant to work with cream foundations that aren’t water based, otherwise, it might break your foundation. ”
Luxe Highlighter
“I also have 6 eyeshadow palettes that I also think are worth the luxury price tag. This highlighter was just ok for me”
Soft Highlighters
“I love using it as a highlighter base, a soft glow on my cheeks and highlighter primer”