Top Eye Primers

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

The best eye primer is one that helps you achieve your eyeshadow application goals, whether that means keeping your shadows from creasing or fading or making them last longer.

Urban DecayEyeshadow Primer Potion

Size: 0.33 oz / 10 mL·ITEM: 1941277

Color: Sin - subtle pale nude shimmer

11.5K Reviews


I've used other eye primers from other good brands, but Urban Decay is at the top of my list!...I love UD primers . I also love nars eye primer. This was a repurchase. ...One of my go to eye primers!...Best Eye Primer

What it is: An award-winning nude eyeshadow primer that ensures vibrant, crease-free wear for up to 24 hours.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This long-lasting eye makeup base keeps eyeshadow crease-free, eye color vibrant, and application smooth. Formulated with polymer technology, this vegan beauty eyelid primer serves as the perfect eyeliner or eyeshadow base, filling in any surface imperfections and prepping lids for all-day wear.

NARSPro-Prime™ Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base

Size: 0.26 oz/ 7 mL·ITEM: 1236843

Color: Original

2.6K Reviews


Needed a new eye shadow primer and I prefer translucent primers. ...The BEST eye primer!!...Finally, an eye primer that works on my oily, hooded eyes. I've tried other eye primers (Urban Decay, Kat Von D) but this one really grabs eyeshadow & liner and doesn't let go.

What it is:
A lightweight primer that creates a seamless canvas that keeps cream and powder eye color looking brilliant, fresh, and just-applied all day.

What it does:
This smudge-proof eyeshadow base uses a unique polymer and mineral powder blend to get a firm grip on color for long-lasting, gorgeous wear. Fortified with a special deep-sea extract and an antioxidant rice extract, it dries on contact and keeps the delicate eye lid smooth and ready for eyeshadow application.

What else you need to know:
This fragrance-free product is ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested.


It's nice. It's a sticky primer, so I always have to put powder on top, but it makes my eyes red and irritates my skin like half the time I use it :/ I do have sensitive skin but I've never had this reaction to other eye primers...My favorite eye primer...This has become my favorite eye primer, not only does it help my eyeshadow to last all day but it is extremely Tacky in a good way.

What it is:
A weightless, color-boosting eyeshadow primer that smooths lids for better blending and longer, crease-proof wear.

What it does:
Keep your eye makeup on top of its game. Pro Filt’r Amplifying Eye Primer smooths the way for next-level eyeshadow performance—better application, enhanced color, and extended wear. It’s your eyeshadow’s personal best, every time.

Pro Filt’r’s weightless, invisipink formula melts into all skin tones, creating a super-smooth surface for effortless blending while enhancing color vibrancy. Plus, it’s designed to help grip eyeshadow color for serious crease-proof, fade-proof stamina like you’ve never seen.

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


Next is the milk eye primer and dlx primer. I honestly really loved both of these primers, especially since I was able to compare them to the Armani primer. ...As an under eye primer, this is top-notch. My concealer goes on smoothly and doesn’t crease throughout the day.

What it is: An invisible, hydrating primer for eyeshadow and under-eye concealer that smooths skin and locks down color to prevent creasing, fading, and smudging.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blue Agave Extract: Helps form an invisible layer to lock in makeup.
- Hyaluronic Acid and Hemp-Derived Cannabis Seed Extract: Boost hydration for delicate eyelid and under-eye area.
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) and Aloe Water: Provide additional moisture and antioxidant benefits.

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


I swear this stuff changed my life! I’ve used other primers but I have never had a primer help prevent creasing for my oily eyelids like this does! ...Best. Eye primer. Ever!!!

What it is:
A shadow primer specially formulated to prolong the look of your eye makeup.

What it does:
Specially formulated to prolong the look of your eye makeup, this primer keeps eye makeup looking fresh and vibrant all day. The innovative formula extends the wear of your eye shadow for up to 24 hours, saves shadows from creasing and fading, and allows hues to stay color-true. Comfortable and lightweight, it is infused with antioxidant-rich vitamin E and is ideal for all skin tones and types.

What else you need to know:
This product is ophthalmologist tested, dermatologist tested, and non-acnegenic.


Preferred Eye Primer...I've tried so many eye primers, but i keep coming back to this one. eye primer!...This is the best eye primer. I’ve eyes the urban decay, Nars, two faced, mac eye-primers in the past ... and by far this is the best eye primer.

What it is: A long-wearing, waterproof primer that goes on sheer and won’t let you down for up to 12 hours.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: Meet your new partner in prime. Morphe’s long-wearing, waterproof primer goes on silky smooth, dries down sheer, and won’t let you down for up to 12 hours. The non-creasing formula keeps your color in place so you can slay all day.

HourglassVeil™ Eye Primer

ITEM: 2337418

Size: 0.32 oz/ 9.6 mL

73 Reviews


NOT JUST AN EYE PRIMER...Great as both eye and lip primers when you don't want your product to move!...Great for aging eyes...I am loving this one! Many primers make my kids look dry, not this one. Great for aging eyes!

What it is: An eye primer that creates a smooth, even canvas and increases eyeshadow wear for up to 24 hours while nourishing with vitamins C and E.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Viamerine: Provides hydration and reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Vitamin E: Helps keep skin nourished and moisturized.
- Vitamin C: Supports natural collagen and reduces the appearance of age spots and sun damage.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

tarteMini Opening Act Lash Primer

ITEM: 2273985

Size: 0.16 oz/ 5 mL

58 Reviews


Only lash primer I’ll use...I’ve never been one to love lash primers, but this one works so well that I’ve had to add it to my daily routine. ...great primer!...Really love this primer! It helped to separate my lashes and added nice volume.

What it is: An ultra-conditioning lash primer that gives more volume to your lashes before you even apply mascara, now in take-me-with-you travel size.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cellulose: Plant-derived thickening agent.
- Caranuba Wax: Emollient from the leaves of the carnauba palm to ensure a smooth application.
- Olive Esters: Help condition and protect lashes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also cruelty-free and gluten-free.


I love this eyeshadow primer, but not loving the new applicator....Excellent primer, My eyeshadow is still totally fine after more than ten hours.

What it is: A bestselling formula that intensifies color and helps lock down eyeshadow for up to 24 hours of non-creasing, fade-resistant wear.


Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This translucent eyeshadow primer is formulated with a blend of skin-loving ingredients plus an easy-blend, doe-foot wand to glide on weightlessly. It also helps to protect against blue light damage and environmental stressors and fights breakthrough oil to help keep shadows smooth, waterproof, and long-lasting.

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“I have used this for about 5 years and this is the best primer for oily skin. I tried the other popular ones and my eyeshadows still slide off”
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“I love this liner. All my other nude liners either cake up or don’t last long”
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“The brush is too big for under eyes and I don’t find it applies any better than a sponge or fingers”
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“I use this before I put my eye makeup on to go dancing. My eyeshadow goes on smoothly and NOTHING comes off before I apply eye makeup remover”
Eye Massagers
“It’s a nice roller, very pretty but also fragile. My first one broke within a week ( the bar that connects the two rollers snapped in half) so I had to replace it but it is overall a nice roller but a little expensive for the quality”