2018 Best of Beauty: Best Makeup Primers


Best Makeup Primers 2018

Best Makeup Primers of 2018

Best Makeup Primers 2018

Makeup primers prep your skin for makeup, allowing your makeup to go on smoothly and flawlessly. The judges have spoken, and these are the best makeup primers of 2018! (Side note: Did you see the best primers of 2017?) Here are the top 6 makeup primers according to Allure, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, and Instyle magazines (listed in alphabetical order):

Becca Backlight Priming Filter

Becca Backlight Priming Filter

Award: Glamour Beauty Awards

Glamour Beauty Award-winning Becca Backlight Priming Filter luminizes skin with a veil of sheer, lit-from-within radiance creating an instant photo-filter effect that blurs imperfections and lights up skin with pearlescent luminosity. It’s the perfect glow-giver for skin that needs a boost of warmth and illumination. This lightweight whipped formula preps and smooths your skin so foundation glides on beautifully and lasts longer, with no settling in pores or fine lines.

Erborian CC Red Correct

Erborian CC Red Correct

Award: Allure Best of Beauty

Allure Best of Beauty winner for primer that helps with redness, Erborian CC Red Correct is a versatile, illuminating formula that contains green pigments to automatically help correct redness and encapsulated pigments to conceal other imperfections. This color-correcting formula enhances your complexion. The Centella Asiatica helps to protect, hydrate and boost radiance while camouflaging dehydration fine lines and improves skin’s texture. Soft and radiant, your skin looks flawless, in “High Definition”.


First Aid Beauty Hello Fab Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer

First Aid Beauty Hello Fab Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer

Award: Allure Best of Beauty

Allure‘s Best of Beauty award-winning primer for dry skin is First Aid Beauty Hello Fab Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer. This priming moisturizer is formulated with Coconut Water and other superfood ingredients that are rich in vital proteins, electrolytes and minerals to instantly brighten, hydrate and smooth in one simple step while helping blur the appearance of pores and imperfections. Light-reflecting Micro-Pearls impart a subtle, dewy luminosity.

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Matte-Lock Mattifying Primer

LOreal Paris Infallible Matte-Lock-Mattifying-Primer

Award: Allure Best of Beauty

Allure award-winning L’Oréal Paris’ Infallible Matte-Lock Foundation Primer is the secret for longwear matte makeup that lasts. Infallible Matte-Lock Foundation Primer primes for makeup and perfects while it smoothes skin for a better makeup application. This face primer blurs imperfections and keeps oil at bay. Plus this matte primer locks in a matte finish that lasts all day.

NARS Radiance

NARS Radiance

Award: Instyle Best Beauty Buys

Instyle Beauty award-winning NARS Radiance is energizing and revitalizing. NARS Radiance Boosting Complex instantly revives dull, fatigued skin and helps add long-term vitality to the complexion. This primer prolongs and enhances the look of makeup. The encapsulated sunscreen beads release on contact for luxuriously fresh broad-spectrum protection.

 No7 Airbrush Away Primer

No7 Airbrush Away Primer

Award: Good Housekeeping Beauty Awards

Be flawless in seconds with Good Housekeeping Beauty award-winning No7 Airbrush Away Primer. Use this primer for days when you want your skin to look flawless and your makeup to apply perfectly. No7 Airbrush Away Primer helps you to create the perfect base. Pores and fine lines appear to disappear and wrinkles are put into soft focus leaving your skin perfectly smooth and even all day. Hyaluronic acid moisture locking spheres also helps soften the appearance of fine lines and smooths skin.

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