Summer is a lovely time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of nature, but it can be a tough time for a well-made face. Makeup enthusiasts are forced to adapt in order to keep looking their best. In spite of hot weather, humidity and sweat, there’s one thing that can really help makeup keep from sliding off while it simultaneously protects and moisturizes, and that’s primer.
Think of your face as a canvas; making your canvas as uniform as possible will only help the application process. Not just for waterproofing, they’re used to control shine, minimize pores or scars, and provide a base for your foundation. Luckily, primers have become increasingly popular of late, so you can find one for virtually every part of your face. The best place to start is a general face primer. Choose one that fits your individual skin type, or look for one that is suitable for all skin types. The best face primers provide moisturization, anti-oxidants and vitamins in addition to smoothing your face canvas and helping makeup layers from sweating off or streaking. If you like, pick one that has an SPF, for extra protection from the elements. Read more