The job of a primer is to create a pore-perfecting canvas for anything you layer on top. If you want to smooth wrinkles, mattify the skin or get an extra layer of glow, primers do all this whilst keeping your makeup in place all day and all night. Shop our edit of the best skin-smoothing primers below.
The Juice Beauty Phyto-pigments Illuminating Primer uses Rich coconut alkanes to nourish the skin for a super smooth base. Also in the formula is vegetable-derived hyaluronic acid that will restore the skins moisture barrier for a hydrated, plump complexion.
For doing your makeup on-the-go, the Ilia Cucumber Stick is the perfect, travel-friendly companion. It’s packed with cucumber pulp to cool your skin and de-puff, and aloe vera adds hydration for a smooth surface. A couple of swipes of this soothing stick will give your skin a long lasting radiance that shines through the makeup.
The Coola Daydeam Mineral Primer is the ultimate multi-tasking product. Doubling as a primer, SPF a moisturiser, this product will not only create a smooth surface, but also protect your skin from the sun. The iris, honeysuckle and white lily all help to deliver powerful anti-oxidants to give you a younger, fresher complexion.
Made by German Molecular Cosmetics Scientist Dr. Barbra Sturm, the Monika Blunder Anti-ageing Primer is packed with hyaluronic acid to rebuild the skins moisture barrier and blurs any winkles or lines. Made in collaboration with celebrity makeup artist Monika Blunder, this Primer combines the performance of high quality skincare with professional cosmetics for an all over glow.
The Tacha Silk Canvas Protective Primer is inspired by the Japanese geisha’s last step of their skincare ritual. Using Japanese super foods like green tea, rice and algae, the Primer will create the perfect soft base whilst visibly restoring radiance under the skin.