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The Hydrating Primers You Need To Ensure Your Makeup Stays On All Day

Incorporating a primer into your makeup routine is crucial if you want to achieve a flawless look – c’mon who doesn’t? They help minimise the appearance of pores, blur wrinkles, even out skin tone and of course, allow your foundation to remain budge-proof and last throughout the day. But if you have dry skin, opt for hydrating primers that also ensures your skin stays moisturised throughout the day. Here, the ones that deserve a spot in your beauty arsenal.

#1: Marc Jacobs Beauty Undercover Perfecting Coconut Primer, $69, Sephora
Formulated with concentrated coconut extracts, this hydrates skin and helps makeup last longer. #2: Lancome La Base Pro, $68
Formulated with elasto-smooth technology, this translucent primer diminishes signs of fatigue and skin’s imperfections. #3: Nars Multi Protection Primer, $62
This helps to brighten dull, tired-looking skin and protects it against harmful UV rays. It also contains light-transforming technologies to enhance skin’s natural complexion. #4: Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer (Hydrating), $79, Sephora
This contains vitamin E, grape seed extract and green tea to protect skin from harmful environmental particles. #5: Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer Broad Spectrum Sunscreen, $56, Sephora
This multitasker works as a primer, moisturiser, foundation, anti-ageing treatment and sunscreen. It helps even out skin tone and minimises the appearance of fine lines and pores. #6: Make Up For Ever Nourishing Primer, $70
With a lightweight and creamy texture, this hydrates, firms and evens out skin tone. #7: Kat Von D Lock-It Hydrating Primer, $52, Sephora
This water-based primer contains vitamin B5, aloe vera, jojoba and shea butter to deliver optimum hydration and also preps skin for foundation application. Main image: Like this? Check out the MLBB lipsticks you need for a perfect pout, the top Korean sunscreens to get now and the illuminating cushion compacts to brighten dull, tired complexions.