When it comes to choosing the perfect primer, there’s a lot to think about. At the top of the list is finding one that’s beneficial for your skin type, and if that skin type is combination, things can get a little trickier. There are loads of primers out there that target dehydrated, oily, or acne-prone skin, but what if you’ve got a bit of everything?
The answer? You need a decent multipurpose primer in your skincare arsenal. Luckily for you, we’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up our top five. Scroll to find your fave.
Revolution Pro Priming Water
In a hurry? Many people skip the primer to streamline their routines. We totally get it, we’re guilty of overusing that snooze button through the week too. With Revolution Pro Priming Water however, there’s no excuse. Prepping your skin in just a couple of spritzes, this primer works to reduce redness, hydrate the complexion, and refresh the skin.
The Ordinary High-Adherence Silicone Primer
Combination skin needs the best of both, and The Ordinary High-Adherence Silicone Primer fits the bill. It hydrates and mattifies the skin. It’s non-oily and delivers a natural dewy finish. It creates a smooth base for HD makeup looks and keeps your skin looking fresh on non-makeup days. Basically, it does it all, and more. At £3.90 it’s also an absolute steal, so stock up.
STILA One Step Prime
STILA One Step Prime changes lives. Fact. The lightweight priming serum fills in fine lines, blurs pores, and creates a super smooth base ready for makeup application. Blended with fifteen(!) vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, the bestselling formula also treats and conditions the skin to keep it looking plump, healthy, and bright. Trust us, your combo skin needs this.