7 Face Primers for Combination Skin That Will Forever Change How Your Makeup WearsJuly 16, 2020
Combination skin is frustrating enough to deal with when it comes to skin care, but it can be even more troubling on a makeup level. Some days you might be so oily that your makeup slides right off, and other days you’re so dry that your makeup is practically coming off in flakes. The good news is the right makeup primer can help.
Ahead, find seven makeup primers that are spot-on for combination skin and can simultaneously combat both flake and shine.
If you love a longwear beat, look no further than the All Nighter formula by Urban Decay. This lightweight formula grips makeup with ease and doesn’t feel heavy or sticky on the face. The best part? It will keep your makeup in place for up to eight hours.
This matte makeup primer is going to be your new favorite if you’re looking for the ultimate oil-absorbing, pore-minimizing finish. It guarantees up to 24-hour makeup wear and smoothes out the skin so well, you’ll barely notice a pimple cropping up when your foundation is applied.
This primer turns your face into a virtual magnet for makeup. It features All Day Grip Technology, refines pores and hydrates your complexion, all while keeping excess shine at bay.
The Bare With Me Hydrating Primer keeps skin matte, smooth and ready for makeup application in an instant. It’s soft and bouncy to the touch but absorbs into the skin, leaving behind a nice sticky base that foundation grips onto seamlessly.
This Jell-O-like primer is a combination skin’s match made in heaven because it instantly melts into the skin for a hydrated, supple finish that grips foundation in a snap. The best part? It gives you that poreless, matte finish for hours and won’t let any shine or excess oil seep through.
The Prep + Matte Primer by Lancôme works wonders when it comes to evening out combination skin. The super creamy yet lightweight formula also adds major hydration to any dry patches.
The Bioderma Sebium Pore Refiner is the primer that won’t just sit under your makeup — it actually works to tighten pores and improve your combo skin complexion while doing so. It helps to zap excess sebum and leaves your skin feeling fresh and ready for makeup.