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The 9 Best Foundation Primers on the Market Today


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I Handpick the Best Primers for Your Face From BB Creams to Traditional Products
MAC, Laura Mercier, Smashbox

Primers are an incredibly popular pre-step to foundation application. Foundation primer creates a smooth surface for foundation or tinted moisturizer, filling in pores and fine lines so your foundation doesn't. You'll find your foundation will seem to melt onto your skin, rather than sit atop it when you apply a primer first.

While some experts admit moisturizer works almost as well as primer, we are addicted to ours. Here's a rundown of the best foundation primers on the market.

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