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. Primers can also help to create a barrier between your skin and makeup, allowing for easier and longer-lasting applications. Here are some waterproof primers made for you.

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

$76.00

I sweat a lot so I get waterproof everything. Even though this doesn’t say it’s waterproof I’ve noticed that my makeup stays on better and longer. ...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.

tartePoreless Mattifying Primer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1935329

735 Reviews

$46.00

Waterproof yes! It mattifys and I didn't have to do any touch up!...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.

DiorBACKSTAGE Face & Body Primer

ITEM: 2224947

Size: 1.6 oz/ 50 mL

276 Reviews

$49.00

PRIMER MUST-HAVE!...My make up is sweat resistant, waterproof, smudge proof for hoursssss. I have oily skin, suffer with pores and blackheads and this works wonders, I have tried Smashbox, Make up forever, Hourglass, probably half of the store primers and nothing beats this product. ...This feels like it’s waterproof. I don’t really notice a difference wearing this primer but it feels nice and it doesn’t break me out.

What it is: A lightweight, universal primer that helps makeup last longer, blurs imperfections, and delivers up to 24 hours of hydration for an enhanced complexion.

What Else You Need to Know: BACKSTAGE is a collection of makeup-artist essentials, designed to suit all skin tones, used at the Dior runway shows, and inspired by the energy backstage. This primer creates a naturally-enhanced, even, and luminous complexion for a touch-up effect and foundation that lasts all day.

Clinical Results: In an instrumental test on 15 subjects:
- Helps reduce appearance of pores by 45%

In an instrumental test on 11 subjects:
- Up to 24 hours of continuous hydration

HourglassVeil Mineral Primer

ITEM: 1621267

Size: Value Size - 2 oz/ 60 mL

6.5K Reviews

$102.00

This is the best primer I've ever used, and is currently my favorite makeup product! ...However it is the only primer that really helps minimize the shine. My makeup truly lasts all day and is borderline waterproof when used with the immaculate foundation.

What it is: A state-of-the-art primer that extends the wear of foundation for a perfect complexion—elevate your foundation to unprecedented performance.

Formulation: Cream

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Titanium Dioxide 2.45%: Protects skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays.
- Zinc Oxide 4.2%: Provides physical protection from damaging UVA rays.

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

$46.00

It lasts all day and is waterproof. I highly recommend getting this makeup primer!...I’m always in search of a waterproof primer and this is pretty good. I’ve tried many products for my watery eyes but even my tears beat this primer by the end of the day.

What it is: A sweat-proof, waterproof, aluminum-free primer that absorbs excess sweat and oil to visibly tighten pores, mattify skin, and prolong makeup wear.

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Combination

Concerns: Oil, Pores, Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bamboo Marrow Powder: Absorbs excess sweat and oil.
- Horsetail and Sage Extracts: Absorb excess sweat and tighten the look of pores.
- Squalane: Prevents dry skin.

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,

HourglassVeil™ Eye Primer

ITEM: 2337418

Size: 0.32 oz/ 9.6 mL

73 Reviews

$41.00

NOT JUST AN EYE PRIMER...Great as both eye and lip primers when you don't want your product to move!...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.

$46.00

Nice primer...I love Primers and this primer does not disappoint!! I was so happy to have received it on my TRENDMOOD BOX......I like it better than the milk primer or any primer at all honestly, it really works but I also have the waterproof spray with it I don’t wait to put on my foundation and it grips it on, but also keeps me looking, clean and fresh If your make up separates when using the milk primer, forget that and use this with the setting spray.

What it is: A blurring, mattifying primer that minimizes the look of pores, visibly evens texture, and controls shine while gripping makeup for all-day, ultimate wear.

Skin Type:
Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination

Concerns: Oil, Pores, Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Niacinamide: Minimizes the appearance of pores, fine lines, and texture and helps address shine.
- Witch Hazel: Visibly tightens pores.
- Glycerin: Minimizes the appearance of pores, fine lines, and texture and helps address shine.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban.

Urban DecayAll Nighter Face Primer

ITEM: 2302818

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL

519 Reviews

$51.50

I really feel like it works well to keep my makeup on all day! Not waterproof but definitely works well. I’ve tried many primers and this would definitely be in my top two!...Best primer ever...So I have alot of primers, hydrating primers, pore filling primers, but this.....

What it is: A smoothing and hydrating face primer that grips foundation into place and supports its staying power, so your look lasts all day.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This long-wearing complexion primer goes on sheer, silky soft to the touch, and leaves skin feeling hydrated. It preps and smooths the look of skin, then grips makeup in place so it lasts longer, but is so lightweight that you can wear it solo. It reduces the look of fine lines and leaves skin feeling slightly lifted.

HourglassN° 28 Primer Serum

ITEM: 1412592

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL

707 Reviews

$88.00

Great primer, leaves dewy, radiant finish and hydrates skin with only a tiny amount, I’ve tried atleast 15 primers and this is by far the best....Unique primer...I love trying new primers. I like the silicone primers and even a radiant primer for a beautiful glow.

What it is:
A richly concentrated, intensely hydrating, and dual-purpose oil blend serum that treats your skin as it prepares it for makeup.

What it does:
This silky, luxurious oil blend glides on to strengthen the skin’s natural moisture barrier, even out pores, and shield against environmental aggressors. The formula’s hydrating action helps to create a refined and retexturized surface for makeup. Skin appears dewier, younger, and more luminous. The "28" in the product's name refers to the formula's key ingredients, which include 14 essential oils, 10 lipid-rich plant oils, and four vitamins.

What else you need to know:
Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.

$52.00

The best primer!...It isn’t heavy like other primers and I absolutely love that! Milk, you’ve made the perfect primer!...BEST PRIMER EVER...my skin is always iffy ab primers, but this primer makes my makeup last for ages!!!!

What it is: An award-winning longwear gel makeup primer that grips makeup for up to 12 hours and hydrates with hyaluronic acid and niacinamide for a dewy finish.


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Lightweight, Gel


Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Blue Agave Extract: Grips makeup to prevent melting, fading, and caking.

- Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) : Boost hydration to visibly smooth uneven texture.

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