Preparation in most things is the key…and using a good skin primer can take your look to the next level.
The pros use primers. They minimise the appearance of fine lines and pores, even out skin-tone, and provide the perfect canvas for your makeup.
Photo Finish Foundation Primer - by Smashbox
This award winning primer from Smashbox (a beauty brand that has come out of Smashbox Photographic Studios in LA) promises a more flawless look without retouching.
With a silky texture, and blend of vitamins and antioxidants, it smooths and perfects skin. Wear it alone or under your foundation.
It comes in different tints too:
Green tint = minimise redness
Pink tint = adds glow to dull skin
Lilac tint = brightens sallow skin
If you are not sure which primer is best for your try smashbox’s primer finder www.smashbox.co.uk/its-about-primer
La Base Pro - Lancôme
Skin primer and luminosity booster! Used as a primer in our ‘Beautiful Selfie’ Story.
Plumping, smoothing, hydrating, shine controlling – this gorgeous product will give you the perfect base and will make your makeup last longer.
So you can finish the day looking as fresh as when you started.
Eyeshadow Primer Potion - by Urban Decay
We needed to include this little gem. One of the most legendary primers in the industry.
Applied under your eyeshadow, it will give your eye shade a more vibrant colour, that lasts all day.
Warning – once you’ve tried this, it’s hard to go back..