How to use makeup primer?

Makeup primer helps your makeup to glide on smoothly, blend easily and last for a long time on your skin. It is an excellent base for your makeup, which gives an effective result when applied following the right process. Keep reading to learn the process to use a makeup primer.

Step  1: Selecting the primer

what is makeup primer
  • If you want to cover-up your enlarged pores, wrinkles or fine lines, look for pore-reducing and anti-aging primers.
  • If you want to cover-up dark spots on your skin, look for a color correcting primer.
  • If you have an oily skin, look for a mattifying primer, which will soak up the oil and tonedown the shine. Salicylic acid containing primers absorbs excess oil.
  • If you have a dry skin, look for a gel-based primer.
  • If you have a normal skin, use what gives you the best effect.

Step 2: Preparing the face

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Apply moisturizer on your face.

Step 3: Applying the primer

how to apply primer
  • Take a small (pea-sized) amount primer on the back of your hand. A pea-sized amount should be sufficient to cover-up your face and neck.
  • Apply that primer on the skin using a gentle and circular motion to blend it outwards.
  • Also, apply the primer around your eyes.
  • Use your fingertips (especially middle and ring fingers) to spread the primer over your face. You can also use a makeup blender or brush to get a good result. Element

Step 4: Let the primer dry

  • Before applying foundation, wait for a few minutes to let the primer dry completely.
  • To set your foundation, give a quick dusting of translucent powder before applying your makeup.

Primer’s benefits at a glance:

  • Creates a smooth base for makeup.
  • Help makeups to last longer in all weather.
  • Cover-up skin flaws and even out the tone.
  • Hydrate the skin.
  • Control skin's oiliness and shine.
  • Reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the skin.
  • Help conceal acne spots and scars.

You would feel the difference after applying a makeup primer correctly on your skin. It would give you a soft and smooth skin with a lovely velvety feel. Moreover, your makeup would last for a longer period of time.

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