What are makeup face primers?
Primers prep your skin by creating a smooth and even canvas to use with or without makeup.
A makeup primer is a base for foundation or face makeup that allows it to go on smoother and last longer. Face primers prepares your skin for your favorite tinted moisturizer or foundation, giving it something to hold on to so it lasts throughout the day.
Makeup primers diminish enlarged pores, smooth bumpy skin and disguise redness. Some primers like the Nars Cosmetics Pore Refining Primer helps to diminish pores over time so that your skin is naturally more flawless.
Many face primers are formulated with silicone-based polymers like dimethicone because of their ultra smoothing effects. They contain fine silky powders that mattify your oily skin by absorbing excess oils and keeping your foundation in place for longer. Continue reading