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Best Makeup Primers for a Flawless Makeup Look

Best Makeup Primers for a Flawless Makeup Look
Schané Flowers
Content Writer3 years ago
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Makeup primers. You've probably heard that name thrown around here and there, but have you ever actually used one?

Even if the answer to that question is no, you probably know what they do. If you want your foundation to go on smoother and last longer, you'll use a makeup primer. Most primer benefits don't stop at smoothness. There is a variety of primers on the market that can help you with concerns like redness and oiliness.

What are the best makeup primers?

Don't know where to start? No worries! We've got you covered. Here are some of our favorite makeup primers to help you correct different skin issues.

Large Pores

  • NYX Professional Makeup Pore Filler

    NYX Professional Makeup Pore Filler


Talc-free and oil-free, this primer helps to minimize the appearance of pores, by smoothing over the skin and drying to a matte finish.

This product almost does double-duty! TimeBalm Primer works in the skin to help reduce the appearance of pores AND fine lines! What more could you want out of a makeup primer? Fortified with vitamins A, C, and E this primer hydrates and protects. This one is basically of moisturizer in disguise!

TimeBalm can be worn alone or under foundation to help combat uneven skin tone, giving you a more soft and smooth canvas for whatever killer makeup look you choose!

Excess Shine

If you suffer from a little extra oiliness in your T-zone—or worse—all over, then this is a makeup primer you want to check out. The primer delivers a comfortable layer over the skin, preps the complexion for foundation, and eliminates shiny areas, thereby prolonging the life of your makeup!

  • PÜR Color Correcting Primer - Redness Reducer - Green

    PÜR Color Correcting Primer - Redness Reducer - Green


Not only does this makeup primer help to eliminate excess oil and shine, it also blurs out imperfections and evens skin tone. Want something even better? The primer provides you with a layer of SPF 20!


This aloe vera-enriched makeup primer by PÜR calms irritation, while vitamin B3 evens your skin tone, and PÜR's anti-aging Ceretin Complex smooths out fine lines and wrinkles! We're not done yet. This makeup houses a color corrector that adds moisture to the skin, reduces the look of pores, and helps plump the skin for a smooth, even complexion!

Whatever your vice is to a flawless, long-lasting makeup look, we promise there is a primer out there for you! Next time you find yourself in a shopping splurge kind of mood, check out the best makeup primers at our Lookfantastic website!

“May your day be as flawless as your makeup”

Schané Flowers
Content Writer
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A beauty enthusiast by heart and a plant lover, I'm always looking for the latest and greatest in skincare and beauty, especially clean and organic! I think everyone's entitled to high quality skincare at any budget, and I'm always on the lookout for what's new in the industry be it tips, tricks, or products!