7 Top Primers to Tame Oily Skin for Flawless Makeup All Day
Aug. 24, 2020
Make your makeup last longer and look smoother with the help of the best primers for oily skin!
Does your makeup look completely flawless all day long? If not, it’s time to step up your ritual by including face primer. Primer is a step you shouldn’t skip if you want your skin to look effortlessly smooth, youthful, and clear.
If you have oily skin, it’s important to choose a primer that targets your skin type. It should be noncomedogenic, make large pores virtually disappear, and help you create that perfect canvas to apply the rest of your makeup upon. As a bonus, a primer for oily skin will keep your makeup from sliding down your face even on hot days.
Not sure which face primer to choose? These 7 top primers can tame your oily skin and make you look the picture of perfection!
1. L'Oréal Paris Infallible Matte-Lock Mattifying Primer
It might come out of the tube white, but don’t worry! L'Oréal Paris Infallible Matte-Lock Mattifying Primer completely blends into a translucent shade to match any skin tone for universal wear. With citric acid and silicone polymers, this primer for oily skin is designed to keep skin from going shiny all day long. It’s the best primer for long-wear shine protection.
2. Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer
With a unique, velvety texture, Tatcha’s Silk Canvas Protective Primer is a multi-tasker that can prime your face, lips, and eyes. Made with silk powders, it comes in a handy compact like powder though it doesn’t feel dry and cakey. The silk powders absorb oil while leaving your skin smooth, like, well, silk! It keeps your makeup in place longer, preventing it from getting in your pores so you’ll have fewer breakouts too. This innovative primer is ideal for blemish-prone skin!
3. Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Face Primer
A cult beauty classic, Benefit’s POREfessional has been around for some time. The reason it’s still making beauty roundup lists is because it works so exceptionally well! It has a silken balm consistency which glides on with a lightweight feel. Ideal for anyone that wants to minimize pore appearance and smooth out uneven textures for a flawless finish. Plus, this primer for oily skin features vitamin E to help nourish and improve your skin over time.
4. Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Primer Blurring
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If you’d prefer to use a silicone-free primer to control your oily skin under your makeup, then Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Primer Blurring is exactly what you need! This formula uses a water base while successfully taming oily skin. It leaves a mattified finish, minimizes textures, and blurs for a refined appearance. Nourishing microalgae also works to harmonize your skin with every use for better skin overall.
5. Neutrogena Shine Control Matte Primer + Serum
Looking for a bargain buy? Neutrogena Shine Control Matte Primer + Serum won’t break the bank and gives you the oil control you need in a dual product. With a lightweight feel, it goes on like serum, nourishing skin for better health. Formulated with rice protein that has exceptional oil-absorbing qualities, it helps keep oil production regulated throughout your day to keep shine away.
6. Dr. Brandt Pores No More Pore Refiner Primer
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For an airbrushed look of perfection, call the doctor! Dr. Brandt, that is. With Pores No More Pore Refiner Primer, the salicylic acid-based formula calms inflammation and stops blemish-building gunk from getting caught up in your pores. In addition, it absorbs oil to leave skin mattified while diffusing light to make your pores practically invisible. Use this primer for oily skin if you have rough texture too. It resolves every issue for those with oily skin desperate for a flawless finish.
7. IT COSMETICS Your Skin But Better Primer
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For a fresh-faced look that improves your skin, choose IT COSMETICS Your Skin But Better Primer. This oil-free formula nourishes skin with ginger root and bark extract to help it heal while revealing a natural lit-from-within glow. By hydrating skin and refining pores, you’ll love how smooth and soothed your oily skin becomes. Plus, the texture is so lightweight and comfortable, you’ll love wearing it.
Each of these 7 best primers for oily skin will give you the look you’ve been trying to achieve for a smooth and perfected complexion no matter what!
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