A 1-fluid-ounce bottle with a dropper cap. Made with hibiscus extract, aloe, and beta-glucan. Tightens the skin, renews moisture, and reduces lines and pores. Prepares the skin for makeup and refreshes the skin after makeup is removed.
May not apply as a smooth, even layer.
Features coconut water and probiotics to hydrate skin and increase elasticity. Contains no silicone and is cruelty-free. Very moisturizing without being greasy. Absorbs well.
Doesn't really fill in or minimize pores.
Hemp seed, cactus extract, and aloe water hydrate skin and provide helpful antioxidants. Thick gel-like primer is easy to apply and adheres to all skin types. Slight green tint reduces redness. Skin appears dewy without letting oil shine through. Foundation looks freshly applied for hours.
Primer is quite tacky and takes a while to dry.
Hydrating mist works as a primer and a setting spray. Lightweight formula leaves skin soft and doesn’t pill under foundation. Keeps makeup in place for hours. Reasonably priced. Cruelty-free formula.
Primer has a strong fragrance that may not appeal to everyone.
Goes on smoothly, with a feel and texture similar to a serum. Minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines. Sightly tacky texture helps makeup stay on all day. Great results for those with oily or combination skin.
The primer may pill or flake when used in combination with color correcting tints. Those with dry skin may want to avoid this primer.
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Silicone based primers work well for just about everyone, and every skin type. They are easy to apply and effectively smooth out fine lines. They are free from harsh chemicals many people prefer to avoid. Despite their silky smooth texture, silicone based primers sometimes appear flaky on dry skin as well, so pay close attention if you need a hydrating, silicone-free formula if this might be an issue for your skin. Typically, these alternative primers are water-based. Water-based primers feel lighter on the skin and provide a mattifying effect. They are the perfect oil-free way to smooth out fine lines without clogging your pores, either as a base for makeup or worn alone.