The Best Primers to Make Your Makeup Last

Get gorgeous with this roundup of primers to ensure a long-lasting beauty look all day (and night)!


Face Primer

Lessen the look of pores and control shine with this charcoal-infused base that ensures a velvety smooth, oil-free complexion. Try: Glamglow Supermattify Clarifying Oil-Control Face Primer.

Glamglow Supermattify Clarifying Oil Control Face Primer

Skincare marries make-up prep in this three-in-one serum, moisturizer and primer that can be worn alone or under makeup. Try: Lilah b. Aglow Priming Oil. 

Lilah b Aglow Priming Oil

Enrich your skin with this olive extract and marine botanical-based formula that locks in moisture for a fresh-faced glow. Try: Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Primer.

Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Primer

Stop shine in its tracks with this oil-free game-changer that reduces the look of pores, leaving your skin with a silky, photo-perfect finish. Try: Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer.

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filtr Instant Retouch Primer

Recharge and refresh skin by applying this coconut-infused primer to lay the foundation for an all-day bridal beauty look. Try: Marc Jacobs Beauty Under(cover) Perfecting Coconut Face Primer.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Undercover Perfecting Coconut Face Primer 

The sheer lavender color works on all complexion shades to brighten and even out skin tone as it hydrates, refreshes and preps, plus it works over or under makeup. Try: Becca First Light Priming Filter Instant Complexion Refresh.

Becca First Light Priming Filter Instant Complexion Refresh 

Prep your lips, lids and face with silk powder derived from botanicals that glides seamlessly over pores and blemishes for an ideal marry-me glow. Try: Tatcha The Silk Canvas Filter Finish Protective Primer.

Tatcha The Silk Canvas Filter Finish Protective Primer


Whether you opt for a smoky eye or natural lid, use this eyeshadow primer to guarantee a crease-free look for your big day. Try: Urban Decay Anti-Aging Eyeshadow Primer.

Urban Decay Anti Aging Eyeshadow Primer

Skip the falsies and go for this pre-mascara step instead. The violet tint adds depth to black mascara while the for- mula volumizes each and every lash. Try: Milani The Violet One Lash Primer.

Milani The Violet One Lash Primer


Get kiss ready by applying this lip primer prior to lipstick for a smudge-free, perfect pout. Try: Guerlain KissKiss Liplift.

Guerlain KissKiss Liplift