As we all know, makeup is an important part of your big day. You can't help but get teary eyed, and let's not mention the stress of sweating. Let's face it, you will be looking at these photos for the rest of your life and you need to look your best. A lot of brides skip the most important step of makeup application, primer. This amazing product ensures that your skin is smooth and that your makeup lasts all day and night. Here are some of the best ones on the market today:
Mally: Perfect Prep Poreless Primer ($35) This primer is a phenomenal product, and so worth the money. It's more for combo to drier skin types because it's more on the hydrating side, but it creates the perfect canvas for your makeup because it balances everything out. If you have those mornings where you can tell from your skin that you just didn't drink nearly as much water as you should have the prior day, (and you don't want to overload on moisturizers and then SPF products then primer) THIS is the product to use. It's a great balancing primer, it makes your skin appear incredibly and naturally hydrated and of course, makes your foundation work extra hard to stay put.
Clinique: Superprimers ($27) Clinique has created six colorcorrecting super primers that attend to any skin need before applying your foundation.
They have that velvety pore minimizing look and feel that won't stain your face with any of the colors, they're just going to correct the issue(s) you need them to so your foundation doesn't even need extra building.
There's the Universal Face Primer, Colour Corrects Dullness, Colour Corrects Redness, Colour Corrects Sallowness, Color Corrects Discolouration, and Colour Corrects Dullness in Deeper Skins.
Benefit: ThePOREfessional ($30) This is an incredibly silky primer. It's suitable for all skin types, completely evens out your face and provides you will softer than soft skin.
It's light and oilfree and seriously helps with combatting shine throughout the day, and many have said there's something about it that helps makeup stand out more, almost as if it brightens up the various products you'reusing.
But most of all, it does minimize the appearance of all of your pores. Big or small, this primer will create the cleanest looking canvas for your next makeup step.