Find a primer that works best for your skin type
Primers are universal and tend to work for every skin type. But primers also help address specific concerns as well. Find out what type of primer would work best with your skin.
Best introduction to primer
This award-winning primer isn’t just a great pick because it’s full of good-for-you ingredients like moisturising vitamin E, and antioxidant rich kakadu plum and green tea—it’s also made with 100% natural ingredients and without the nasties. Yes, this Australian brand proves you can have a clean, silicone-free primer that works!
Nude by Nature Perfecting Primer, $32, shoppersdrugmart.ca.
For dry skin
Boost hydration levels in your skin by using a primer packed with hyaluronic acid. This primer is a primer/moisturizer combo that provides a 127% instant moisture boost and 24-hour hydration.
Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer, $50, sephora.ca.
For oily skin
An oil-free primer is the obvious choice for skin that tends to be shinier. Look for a water-based or gel primer to help control oil throughout the day. This primer from Benefit Cosmetics will leave a matte finish and also helps to minimize the appearance of pores on the skin.
The POREfessional: matte rescue, $38, benefitcosmetics.com/ca.