The primer: a multi-tasking makeup must-have that no beauty enthusiast should be without! They create a smooth base for your makeup, they can reduce the shine on your face, make your pores appear smaller, fill in lines and disguise blemishes. Yes – one product can do all of it! If you’re looking for the perfect primer to add to your makeup routine, take a look at 5 primers that we think everyone should try!
e.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer Sheer
Perfect for: Minimising pores
When a makeup item goes viral, you know that you’re on to a winner! When e.l.f. released their velvety smooth Putty Primer, social media star Jeffree Star featured it in a beauty battle video (which to this day been viewed whopping 7.8 million times!!) testing it against a high-end version that was 6 x more expensive! And you know what... the e.l.f. primer didn't disappoint, standing it's ground on all levels and receiving full approval from Jeffree!
The smooth formula glides effortlessly onto the skin, creating a beautifully smooth canvas for makeup application while minimising your pores and keeping your makeup in place all. day. long!
Revolution Ultra Face Base Primer
Perfect for: Creating a smooth base for makeup
If you are running around from morning ‘til night and need your makeup to stay in place, then the Revolution Ultra Face Base Primer is the one for you. The long-lasting formula is perfect for creating a smooth, even canvas for foundation to go on top. It’s lightweight, non-greasy and is a must-have for any makeup enthusiast!
B. HD Flawless Face Primer
Perfect for: Lovers of vegan beauty
The B. HD Flawless Primer is what we like to call an all-rounder! The easy to apply formula blends effortlessly into your skin, leaving you with an instantly retouched complexion. Not only does it leave your skin looking flawless, but this primer also creates a smooth base to apply your makeup while reducing the appearance of pores and uneven skin tone. The silky primer features gentle skin-loving ingredients such as aloe vera and vitamin E and is suitable for all skin types. Did someone say holy grail makeup product?!
NYX Professional Makeup Honey Dew Me Up Primer
Perfect for: Covering discolouration
What do you get when you take the golden glow of luscious honey and innovative light-reflecting gold flecks and use them to create a primer? You get the super-hydrating NYX Professional Makeup Honey Dew Me Up Primer! Its illuminating formula will help you stay looking radiant all day, while neutralising the appearance of discolouration and redness.
Rimmel Lasting Matte Primer
Perfect for: Mattified skin & controlled shine
Light texture? Check! Mattified skin? Check! Hydrating formula? Check! The Rimmel Lasting Matte Primer is a must-have for anyone will oily skin that wants a high performing primer, with plenty of benefits!