When you do your make-up, you want it not just to stay all day but to look fresh and glowing. That is why primer is the most important step when it comes to your make-up, skipping the priming step in a cosmetic routine is one of the most common mistakes.
What Is Primer?
Primer is used to even out the surface of the skin and prepare it for the cosmetics that will be applied on top of it. Primer is the base of your make-up, just like a base coat for nails, primer serves the same function for your skin. It also acts as a protective layer between your skin and the makeup items.
Choosing the appropriate primer will help your makeup appear flawless and last longer. There are several primers available that are suitable for you, regardless of your skin type.
Why Is Primer So Important?
Primer is crucial for makeup. It only keeps our makeup in place for 10 to 12 hours at most. The ideal answer for folks who have oily skin and the issue of their makeup melting like ice cream is to use a primer. Utilising a primer before applying makeup will keep shine and oil off of your skin. Therefore, you won’t have to be concerned about makeup melting or an oily face.
When you use foundation for makeup, it may cause breakouts and clog your pores if you use it frequently. However, the prime may address all of these issues. Between the pores on your skin and the makeup foundation, primer acts as a barrier.
Additionally, primers are excellent for dry skin. if your foundation has a terrible texture or becomes cakey.
What Are The Benefits Of Using Primer?
In terms of makeup, primers are crucial. It can smooth out your skin, fill up your pores, and hide imperfections. It serves as a shield between your skin and cosmetics. There are many different kinds of primers available; you should pick the best primer for your skin type before applying makeup.
Primer is also great for people who suffer from oily skin as it helps to mattify your skin and stop your make-up from rubbing off. You also want your primer to give you an illuminating and radiant glow to your skin. This will shine through and make your make-up look flawless and glowing.
How To Use Face Primer
All you have to do is smooth it over your skin before applying makeup. It is simple and easy to apply but there are some best practices you can follow to get the best results.
Use It On Clean Skin
You will get the most out of your primer if your skin is prepped, fresh and clean. Make sure to moisturise your face and give it enough time to soak into your face.
Remember Less Is More
You only need to use a small pea sized amount. If you end up using too much it can have the opposite effect with your make-up not setting and ‘sliding’ off of your face.
Give it enough time and wait for your primer to set, just like your moisturiser before starting your make-up. You want a good, sturdy base before applying your foundation and concealer.