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Makeup primer is a category of beauty that people are still a little skeptical about. You might think that it’s not a necessary step in your beauty routine, but it can actually keep your makeup looking fresh and lasting all day without sinking into your skin.

To help you find your perfect primer, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below.

Benefit Cosmetics POREfessional Face Primer $32

This silicone-based primer mattifies your skin while holding onto makeup and creating a smooth canvas for foundation and everything else in your routine.

bareMinerals Prime Time™ Foundation Primer $25

The lightweight formula is filled with antioxidants and vitamins C and E to help your makeup go on smooth and stay on all day.

Cover FX Gripping Primer + Firming

This fan-favorite option is specifically made to visibly firm the skin, create a glass-like finish, and grip makeup for all-day wear.

e.l.f Cosmetics Hydrating Face Primer $6

The hydrating primer is infused with vitamins A, C, and E for added anti-aging benefits. It also creates a smooth canvas for long-lasting makeup.

BECCA First Light Priming Filter Instant Complexion Refresh $21

The purple hue helps brighten skin, blur imperfections, and diffuse any uneven skin tone.

Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer $39

This formula minimizes pores, mattifies skin, and helps keep your makeup looking just as good at the end of the day as it did at the beginning.

Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer $30

Made with hemp-derived cannabis seed extract and blue agave extract, this hydrating primer holds onto every last bit of makeup you apply to your face.

NYX Professional Makeup Angel Veil Perfecting Primer $16

The lightweight, silky formula keeps shine at bay and prevents makeup from sinking into your pores.

xx, The FabFitFun Team

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