Cookie Notice


Search This Blog

All about primers

Primers are a funny one. Its an extra step in your routine that so many people can't be bothered with. I'm a big advocate of them as my skin is quite dry and dehydrated, and for years I couldn't get my foundation to sit properly and it just accentuated my dry skin. Since I started using primers I don't have this problem anymore, and my foundation applies better, stays put for longer and I'm actually using a lot less as well.
Here's a few of my favourites:
Revlon Photo Ready Skinlights in Bare Light
This is my go-to, most loved primer. It injects so much radiance and health to my skin that I can use just this with just a bit of concealer on top on a good skin day. This has replaced my Laura Mercier Radiance Primer as they are pretty much identical. Read my full review here.
Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm
Marketed as a moisturiser, this brightens the skin and smooths out every lump and bump so my foundation can glide straight on top.
Dior Glow Maximizer Light Boosting Primer
A fairly new addition this one, although I'm already quite smitten. It gives such a beautiful shimmer to the skin and doubles as a highlighter. I talked about this one last week as well.
Clinique Superprimer Colour Correct Redness Primer
Possibly the primer with the longest name in history, this is one of a few primers in the range, each of which is designed to address a different skin concern. This is a yellow pastey-type formula which aims to combat redness. Whilst I don't think this is that effective of evening out the redness in my skin and calming down angry spots, it makes my skin feel velvety soft and I really like it. Its really nice when combined with the Revlon primer as well.
Chanel Blanc de Chanel
Another multi-tasking offering, this is a rather indulgent luxury primer. It gives a lovely glow to the skin when used under foundation, or you can use it as a highlighter over the top. If you have a foundation that's a little too dark, you can mix a drop of this with it to lighten it up a bit. Genius.
Are you a primer fan and have you tried any of these?


  1. I have always loved primers! I used to use them just to help my makeup last longer, but I have recently purchased the Chanel one and it's opened my eyes to the possibilities of the illuminating primer! I'll have to give some of your other picks a go!

  2. the dior and chanel primers really look tempting!!!
    would really love to try them out somewhat soon, especially the chanel one given its so multi purpose




Widget No.3

You can use this area to add any widget you want.
Copyright @ Lelore. Blog Design by KotrynaBassDesign