HOW TO APPLY PRIMER?
WHY USING A PRIMER?
Primers are an important step in any make up routine, think of your face primer as your photo finish perfect canvas.
The main purpose of a make-up primer is to smooth out skin texture and is an excellent way to create a really polished even base for make-up.
M·A·C Primers are crafted for all skin types to create an even complexion for a flawless make up application as part of your beauty routine.
A Primer can reduce redness on a sensitive skin, add hydration, reduce the appearance of large pores, blur fine lines, add radiance & glow, mattify skin, control oil & improve the laydown and application of make-up.
One of the great benefits that a Face Primer will give you is longevity to your make up… giving you perfected skin that will last.
Primers can be used on their own, on top of your skin care or even on top of your make up, each primer will work a little differently, so let’s look at some ways you can apply your favorite primer.
THE BEST WAY TO APPLY YOUR PRIMER
When you want to apply a foundation to your skin, add a make-up primer into your beauty routine. Put simply, a primer is exactly what its name implies… it’s a preparatory product that’s applied after your skin care to create an ideal canvas to hold onto whatever make up comes afterwards. Think of a primer as the last step of your skin care routine and the first step of your make up routine.
Generally speaking, the best way to apply your chosen primer is before your foundation with your fingertips as it’s the easiest way to blend everything and get a seamless finish. Another great alternative is a very soft brush or sponge if you prefer to not use your fingers.
A little goes a long way with face primers, so only a small amount of primer is needed.
Give the primer a few seconds to absorb into your skin before you apply your foundation for an effortless & smooth application
SELECT AREAS FOR YOUR PRIMER
This is where you can start to tailor your face primer to the needs of your skin or to the skin concerns that you have.
Most Face Primers can be simply be used all over the face, as you would normally do with your daytime moisturizer.
MAC Prep & Prime Skin is a lightweight gel lotion that evens out the appearance of skin redness and skin tone while adding radiance and will improve the laydown and application of foundation. This classic M·A·C face Primer is a great recommendation for all skin types, 2 pumps is enough to use all over the face before foundation using fingers, brush or sponge.
However, if you are using a face primer for a specific skin concern like oily t-zone, blurring fine liners, adding luminosity, you can try applying the primer to a selected area before your foundation application. As an example, you won’t necessarily need to use a primer that’s designed for disguising fine lines all over your face, you can choose to focus just on the areas you want to see the fine lines blurred.
An oily t-zone is a very common skin concern and primers are a perfect solution to target the nose, chin and forehead areas that can be prone to high shine, giving your skin a matter complexion
M·A·C Prep & Prime Skin Refined zone is an oil free emulsion that helps conceal visible pores while controlling the look of oil.
This little gem dries instantly, creating an invisible natural matte finish that can be used under foundation or as an alternative to powder for the t-zone.
Using your fingertips or a brush, gently tap the product onto the selected areas.
To find out which make up primer you should use & the how to apply them, let one of our highly trained M·A·C Make Up Artists support you to find the perfect solution to your beauty needs by visiting your nearest store, chatting with us live on the M·A·C Brand site or simply booking in for a free Virtual Consultation.
We are here to guide you and ensure you walk away with the perfect primer for you and your unique needs