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Prepping your skin before putting on your foundation is a major step. Here’s why; adding this element to your daily makeup routine not only helps your makeup last longer but it also creates a protective barrier over your skin. A good primer formula combines the benefits of both skin care and cosmetics and is always non-comedogenic. Here are some of the best primers for sensitive skin:

NYX Cosmetics Skin Elixir Balance Tea Tree Primer

This primer from NYX is infused with tea tree oil, and it leaves your skin feeling cool once you apply it. It claims to rejuvenate and balance your skin. Its texture falls between a gel and lotion, which absorbs very quickly into the skin, leaving it hydrated. A little goes a long way, make sure you apply a pea-sized amount and spread it all over your face for a matte effect.


Benefit POREfessional Face Primer

The Benefit POREfessional Face Primer comes in an attractive and travel-friendly tube. Its formula has a silky texture which helps your foundation blend easily and stay put all day long. If your T-zone is very oily, this will help control oiliness and will also keep shine at bay.

Cover FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment

If you have an oily to combination skin and battle with shine for most of the day, this primer by Cover FX is just what you need. It keeps your skin looking shine-free and matte, decreasing the need to blot or powder. If you’re prone to acne, this won’t cure it, but it surely won’t cause more issues or break you out as its formula is free of the inflammatory five.

e.l.f Cosmetics Blemish Control Primer

This has a gel to lotion like consistency, which spreads beautifully. If your main skin concerns include blemishes, and acne – this primer from e.l.f is something that you absolutely need to try! Once you apply it, your skin instantly feels smoother and calmer, so your foundation goes on flawlessly and lasts for longer. It contains Salicylic Acid, Vitamin E, and Tea Tree to help counter breakouts and blemishes.

By: Dammy Eneli

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