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It’s All About That Base – The Perfect Primer

Spending two hours perfecting your makeup before a big night out and expecting it to last until you roll in the door at 6am, only to find it slipping off your face by midnight is one of life’s harshest beauty realities.  If your makeup melts off your face before lunchtime then keep reading, we’ve put together a list of top primers catering to every skin type.

It’s All About That Base

primer Smashbox Photo Finish will ensure your makeup stays flawless all night. The oil free formula is ideal for younger oily skin as it creates a smooth velvet finish and minimises the appearance of pores. The lightweight formula also diminishes fine lines making it the perfect primer for mature skin. 

Camouflage Colours

primer Inglot HD Corrective Primer prolongs the life of your makeup, while improving the ease of makeup application. The formula is infused with hyaluronic acid and lily extract which moisturises and smooths the skin. The primer is available in 5 colours, each colour is enriched with specially chosen ingredients to target specific skin conditions. The Pink colour highlights the skin and revives the colour of sallow skin.  The Green neutralises redness, strengthens blood vessels and diminishes the appearance of broken capillaries. The Yellow creates a matte finish. Neutralises redness and purple discolouration and absorbs sebum. The Peach highlights the skin and camouflages blue and purple discolourations. The Mocha improves skin elasticity and neutralises brown spots. The ideal primer for mature skin.

Brighten Up!

primer To transform your dull complexion reach for Benefit That GalThe silky pink base brightens and smoothes the skin. A blend of raspberry and chamomile soothe, while light-reflecting pigments illuminate the skin. The brightening face primer flatters all skin tones and complexions.

Flawless Finish

  primer   NYX Shine Killer is the essential primer for those who suffer from oily skin. The silky formula can be worn sans-makeup for a natural oil-free face or wear it under your makeup for a matte fresh finish.

Porcelain Perfect

primer If you’re looking for a matte base that will minimise pores and refine the skin then look no further than Dior Backstage Pore Minimizer Skin Refining Matte Primer. The sheer primer smooths fine lines making it the go-to primer for mature skin. The weightless formula camouflages blemishes and evens out skin tone meaning the primer can be used to disguise any number of skin complaints.  

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