Whether on or off duty, models always appear to have gorgeous skin. As a group, they possess the kind of glowy, poreless complexions we’re constantly trying to mimic. Given that far-fetched procedures are most likely not on our to-do list, achieving a perfect face is actually in reach with the powerful combination of a primer and foundation. By complementing each other to target specific skin concerns, this effective duo works in tandem to prep and create an immaculate canvas. Here, six product pairs that promise the skin you’ve always dreamed of.
This gel primer infused with rosy pearls offers a blurring, soft-focus effect on the skin to smooth out imperfections and provide a gorgeous light-reflecting glow. And it'll enhance a full-coverage, oil-free foundation to get rid of blemishes and unwanted texture.
Born This Way Foundation
Météorites Base Perfecting Pearls
This anti-aging primer bounces your skin back to life by transforming a dull face into a dewy, lit-from-within complexion—the perfect base for a hyaluronic liquid makeup that plumps fine lines and hydrates for a fresh, luminous finish.
Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint
Wonderglow Instant Soft Focus Beauty Flash
Glowy is always covetable, but greasy is not an option. Apply a water-based, oil-absorbing primer prior to a mattifying foundation for a complexion that is neither shiny nor flat.
Mat Velvet + Mattifying Foundation
Make Up For Ever
Pomegranate Mattifying Primer
In this powerful duo dedicated to minimizing pore size, a silky, lightweight formula works wonders with an oil-free foundation to provide a smooth, flawless complexion.
The POREfessional Face Primer
Ever wish your face could have an Instagram filter on it every day? This primer diffuses light to blur imperfections and create a radiant glow. It'll complement this complexion-perfecting foundation that diminishes fine lines and pores for a face the camera will love.
Photôgenic Lumessence Light Mastering & Line Smoothing Makeup
Backlight Priming Filter
Start off with an apricot-hued primer to counteract dark spots underneath a long-lasting, highly pigmented foundation to mask blemishes and discoloration without a thick, cakey effect.
Smooth Liquid Camo Foundation
Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer