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Best Primers For Dry Skin – Our Top 10 Picks

Best Primers For Dry Skin – Our Top 10 Picks February 20, 2019

The most obvious makeup blunders are the ones to do with the skin. Foundation streaks, irregular toning, wrong foundation tone, open pores, redness around the nose, over-powdering, oily T-zone glistening – makeup blunders can make or break an outfit. Celebrity makeup artist and beauty brand founder, Napoleon Perdis, swears by applying primer to fix all these blunders. “No to primer is a crime! It’s been my career-long mantra as it helps finesse your foundation, helping your skin to stay flawless for longer,” says Perdis.

Listed below are the top ten best primers for skin that will help combat dry skin. They will give your skin the flawlessness you desire!

Best Primers For Dry Skin

Following 10 are the top Primers for Dry Skin.

1. Clinique Superprimer Face Primer:

The Clinique Superprimer Face Primer works to control dry skin. If you have dry skin with a tendency to flake, then this product is perfect as it has an oil base and helps smooth out the skin. It doesn’t dry the skin further or cause an acne break out.

2. Mary Kay Foundation Primer:

This product will give you just the right amount of colour. It never fades and brightens one’s eyes up. It is waterproof and smudge proof and stays on for more than twelve hours. Also, the quantity needed for application each time is also very little, so it lasts for a long time.

3. L’Oreal Professional Face Primer:

This product is best used before applying the foundation and blusher and makes the skin look terrific.This face primer for dry skin has an oil free base and is perfect for all skin types. It moisturizes and hydrates the skin without making it look greasy. It gives your skin the perfect base and keeps the skin moisturized and clean.

4. Make-up Forever HD- Micro Perfecting Primer:

This product is the one of the best primers for dry skin. Only a tiny amount is needed to cover the whole face and it has an oil-free base that works to give the skin a smooth texture. It helps control excessive drying up of naturally dry skin and helps retain the makeup for much longer. It can be mixed with a concealer to make a good eyeshadow base.

5. Smashbox Photo Finish Luminizing Foundation Primer:

This primer gives you the photo finish it promises and helps conceal pores. It does not cause acne and is completely oil-free. It also has anti-oxidants and gives the skin a very clean and smooth base. It gives a neat and sparkly finish to the make-up.

6. Mac Prep + Prime Face Protect SPF 50:

If you want an even matte look for your face, then this primer for dry skin is for you. It keeps the makeup on evenly and for much longer than usual. It gives a glow to the skin when used and makes the face feel soft and smooth. The SPF factor is 50-so no need to apply additional sun protection.

7. Chanel Le Blanc De Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base:

This one is on the expensive side, but worth every penny. The Chanel Le Blanc De Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base adds radiance to the skin while hydrating and smoothening it. Look out for that dewy look.

8. Dior SkinFlash Primer:

This primer helps eliminate eyeshadow creasing. It blends perfectly into your eyelid. It keeps your eyeshadow in place and enhances the colours.

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9. Maybelline Dream Smooth Primer:

It is lightweight and translucent and is applied before using the foundation. It evens out the skin tone and helps conceal pores. It gives the skin a matte and glowy finish. A sure head turner!

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10. Revlon PhotoReady Primer:

The Revlon PhotoReady Primerhas the benefits of a primer and a serum topped with stabilized vitamin C. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It gradually smoothens out the skin, helps conceal pores and makes the skin look great. Only a very little quantity is needed per application and it helps repair damaged skin too. Good value for your money indeed.

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So, worry no more about those pesky skin issues. Pick any of these primers to give your dry skin the pampering it deserves!

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