While at first glance, primers may seem irrelevant in creating amazing beauty looks, it is definitely one of the most important steps in your makeup routine. It comes before the foundation and can maximize your makeup, moisturize your skin, and make you look fresh and clean all day! For those with oily skin, shopping for a primer (or any makeup product, really) can be a challenge since you need something that specifically won't clog your pores or aggravate the shine on your T-zone. Well, don't worry because we're listing down the best primers for girls with oily skin.
Mac Prep + Prime Face Protect Lotion SPF 50
Although a bit on the pricier side, the Mac Prep + Prime Protect is definitely a great investment for girls with oily skin. Bloggers and magazines have raved about this oil-free lightweight primer that also has SPF for when you have to stay under the sun.
Benefit The Porefessional: Face Primer
P1700, Benefit Cosmetics
Another primer fave for oily skin, Benefit's Porefessional is lightweight and leaves the skin feeling smooth and shine-free. It also contains vitamin E to protect the skin from free radicals and minimizes the appearance of pores. Talk about an all-in-one!
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Pore Minimizing Primer
We all know Smashbox as one of the most trustworthy makeup brands out there and they did not disappoint with their latest Photo Finish Foundation formula. This clear primer is said to hold makeup all day and blur your pores for a nice photo finish.
Skindinavia The Makeup Primer Spray Oil Control
This product promises 16 hours of wear and is great for sensitive, oily skin. Not to mention that it's also one of the more affordable choices in the market for primers!
The Face Shop Velvet Skin Primer
A Korean favorite (need we say more?), The Face Shop's Velvet Skin Primer is great for controlling stickiness and shine—perfect for living in a tropical country like ours!
Would you swap your regular primers for a different one?