Oil Primer

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Oil Primer.

A face primer is a makeup product that is used to prepare the skin for makeup. It can be used by itself or as a base for makeup. They are designed to help the wearer look more youthful and radiant by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and pores. Primers can also be used to even out skin tone and texture and help makeup last longer. Here are some of our favorite oil primers for you.


There's so many times where I think expensive hair products are "just OK" but I absolutely love the Bumble & Bumble invisible oil. It feels... Luxurious. I have lots of hair oils & it's something I use daily. ...The Invisible Oil Primer is so lightweight compared to other coconut and Moroccan oils I’ve used in the past!

What it is: Multitasking leave-in conditioner spray delivers 86% more hydration + instantly cuts frizz by 50% vs. untreated hair.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Concerns:

- Frizz

- Dryness

- Heat Protection


This primer is a cream-to-oil formula that works wonders for normal, dry, combination, and oily skin types. ...The best primer...I’ve tried a lot of primers and this is my favourite!! Get 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

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


more oil for oily skin...This primer is made from 4 different oils, so it feels great when you put it on...my issue was that with my combo skin it made me feel more oily. ...Blur Primer Magic!...This primer deserves a great rating. Definitely blurred out my pores and controlled the oils on my nose.

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.

HourglassMini Vanish Airbrush Primer

ITEM: 2669026

Size: 0.33 oz / 10 mL

14 Reviews


Definitely one of my favourite primers!!...this is better than the other hourglass primer...I've tried both this and the mineral veil and this one is way better. its lighter, more smooth and controls oil better. overall I prefer this and will repurchase this in the big size. it goes on the skin so thin and blurs the pores and adds a gentle filter while making the skin so soft and smooth like a baby's bum. its soooo good I even use it on its own without foundation and just some concealer and I'm good to go.

What it is: A perfecting primer that smooths the complexion, absorbs shine, and delivers a blurred, airbrushed finish while extending makeup wear.

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Combination

Concerns: Oil, Pores

Ingredient Callouts:
Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with innovative micro-spherical powders, this multipurpose primer visibly blurs imperfections, minimizes pores and fine lines, and absorbs excess oil for a skin-perfecting finish in no time.

Clinical Results: In a consumer test on 31 participants:
- 96% said oil was absorbed all day
- 96% said skin instantly looked m


Debating whether it’s actually a primer...This does not feel like a primer, not one I’m used to anyway. I returned it. ...The Best Primer You Didn’t Know You Needed...I will never entertain using any other primer because this one is the one!

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.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONMattify + Refine Primer

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2413326

37 Reviews


Best oil controlling primer. This is the only primer I’ve tried that actually controls my oil throughout the day....My favourite primer (the bareminerals blemish control one) was discontinued, and this has been the only primer I’ve tried since that I’ve remotely liked.

What it is: A lightweight gel-cream primer that mattifies your skin, extends makeup wear, and controls shine for up to 10 hours.

Skin Type:
Oily and Combination

Concerns: Oil and Pores

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Witch Hazel Extract: Refines the look of pores.
- White Tea Extract: Helps protect skin from environmental factors.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil. It is also vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This mattifying gel-cream primer dries to a breathable, powder-like, natural-matte finish that is transparent on skin. It extends your makeup application and controls shine on combination to oily and even sensitive skin types. Plus it's non-comedogenic.


I love the packaging of this face oil, but the formulation is nothing special. Because I have dry & sensitive skin, I already incorporate face oils into my routine, and didn't find the GXVE oil to be especially hydrating. ...This oil can be use alone,as a primer,or mixed with your foundation.

What it is: A hydrating, lightweight, non-comedogenic, multi-use, skin-prepping, and priming face oil that delivers a smooth, dewy complexion.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, and Combination

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Meadowfoam Seed Oil: Is known to soothe skin.
- Aloe: Is known to soothe skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight, multi-use oil delivers up to 24 hours of hydration and a smoother, dewy-looking complexion. Use alone to prep and prime skin or mix with foundation for a hydration boost.


This is a pretty good primer for controlling oil. It leaves the skin with a smooth satin finish. ...Excellent oil and shine control...So if you’re a skincare girly, stick to only your basic moisturizer when following with this primer, otherwise it will pill on you.

What it is: A primer that smooths skin for even makeup application and reduces the appearance of pores.



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Skin-Perfecting Complex: Blend of rose extracts that work to moisturize, protect, and smooth skin.
- Silica Beads: Instantly blurs and smooths the appearance of imperfections.
- Red Clover Flower Extract: Controls oil while actively decreasing appearance of pore size over time.

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.<

NUDESTIXBlot & Blur Matte Stick

ITEM: 2601128

Size: 0.35 oz / 10 g

312 Reviews


I use it to prime my face before makeup and it works perfectly to fill in pores and remove any oils, it makes my skin look so nice and flawless. ...You can also lightly place it over your makeup through the day to blot any oils that peek through with longtime wear. As a primer skeptic, I would recommend this product!

What it is: A lightweight, clear balm-to-powder formula that blots oil to create a soft-matte finish and visibly blur texture imperfections.



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silica: Oil-absorbing minerals.
- Jeju Island Volcanic Ash: Naturally absorbs excess oil.
- Mugwort Extract: Acts as a skin-nourishing extract that targets the look of skin blemishes and irritation.

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. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-

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