WHAT ARE PRIMERS?
Primers are generally easy to apply oil free gel formulas that hydrates, nourishes the skin and controls excess shine.
BENEFITS OF PRIMERS
Some of the benefits of primers are;
1. IT SEALS PORES
2. IT SOFTENS THE SKIN
3. IT CREATES A SMOOTH BASE FOR YOUR MAKEUP
4. IT MAKES YOUR MAKEUP STAY LONGER
5. ANTI AGING
6. IT HAS A LIGHT WEIGHT FORMULA
7. ITS EASY TO APPLY
8. ITS NON COMEDOGENIC
9. ITS SUITES ALL SKIN TYPES AND COLOUR
10. IT SERVES AS A PROTECTIVE LAYER AGAKNST SUN RAYS
1. IT SEALS PORES ;
No matter how small your pores are, once you apply a liquid foundation on your face it makes them more visible.
Applying primers helps seals pores by making them appear smaller and creating a smooth blanket over them.
2. IT SOFTENS THE SKIN ;
Makeup face primers enhances the smooth effect it has on the face makeup appearance which seems to make it velvety soft.
3. IT CREATES A SMOOTH BASE FOR YOUR MAKEUP ;
Theres always a difference when you use face primers before you apply makeup and when you don’t.
Face primers makes your entire face look smooth like velvet once you apply them
4. IT MAKES YOUR MAKE UP STAY LONGER;
Primers help in decrease the rate of sweling through the sweat pores which makes your make up stay in place, longer. It holds your foundation and cream and also act as a protective shield for dust, water and debris that might make your makeup wear off. The demalogica skin perfect primer SFP 30 is a perfect example for this case. It smooth away fine lines and stimulates collagen production to increase the firmness of your skin stain.
5. ANTI AGING ;
Most primers include anti aging ingredients such as antioxidants which keeps skin younger. They also create a more youthful appearance and reduces looks of wrinkles since they smooth out fine lines.
6. LIGHT WEIGHT FORMULA ;
Primers are extremely light in weight so you don’t need to get yourself worried before applying them, once you form the habit of using primers on a daily basis you will realize how light your skin feels with this product on.
7. IT’S EASY TO APPLY ;
Make up primers are very easy to apply. Just one pump is enough to spread over your face with your fingertips. They go on almost exactly like lotion on your face but they are much lighter and not greasy at all. They go on as liquid and quickly absorb into the face.
8. IT’S NON COMEDOGENIC ;
Most make up primers through not all are non comedogenic (which means they won’t break your face or irritate your skin or break your face. They also don’t clog pore
9. IT SUITES ALL SKIN TYPES AND COLOURS ;
Unlike foundation and concealer, primers do not come in Variying shades. They work on any skin type and skin colour which makes it to be guys free product to use. Although they are colour correcting primers (tintend primers) that can be used to deal with any discoloration such as red, ashen or sallow skin.
10. IT SERVES AS A PROTECTIVE LAYER AGAINST SUN RAYS ;
Many primers contain some sun protective formulas (spf) such as spf 15 and spf 30 which helps protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays.
HOW TO APPLY MAKEUP FACE PRIMERS ;
Before applying makeup face primers you would need to cleanse your face properly and moisturize them.
They are usually applied before wearing a foundation.
One pump or very small amount of primers is enough for the whole face.
You would have to use your fingertips to spread the primer all over your face and blend thoroughly especially in areas where you sweat a lot like the nose, forehead, chin etc then leave to absorb into the skin and create a smooth finish.
Once you start using primers for your face and get use to it, it becomes difficult for you to go out without primers cause primers would make your face to have a velvet smooth look which you would love.
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