8 Blurring Products That Prep Your Skin for Makeup

March 19, 2021
Alanna Martine Kilkeary
By: Alanna Martine Kilkeary | skincare.com by L'Oréal
8 Blurring Products That Prep Your Skin for Makeup

Before applying makeup, you want your skin to be smooth, bouncy and prepped for foundation and more. This is where blurring primers come in. They work to visibly improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, large pores and uneven skin texture. Ahead, we’ve rounded up eight of our favorite blurring primers to use as the bridge between your skin-care and makeup routines for a filtered, flawless look.

L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect Blurring Face Primer 

This blurring face primer is infused with a serum and has a universal rosy formula to give your skin a healthy-looking glow. It works by diffusing the appearance of fine lines to give you smoother skin with a soft-focus blur.

NYX Professional Makeup The Marshmellow Smoothing Primer

For a velvety makeup finish, finish off your skin-care routine with this sweet-smelling formula. It blurs lines, minimizes uneven texture and also leaves behind a base that will help your makeup last for hours on end.

Kiehl’s Micro-Blur Skin Perfector

If you choose to keep your makeup light after skin care or opt not to wear it at all, apply this Skin Perfector as the last step in your skin-care routine. With a combination of lipo-hydroxy acid, bark and lentil extracts, this blurring cream will help refine your skin texture and minimize the appearance of large pores.

YSL Beauty Touche Eclat Blur Face Primer

If you’re looking for a non-greasy, lightweight option that your makeup will stick to, this blurring face primer is for you. With hydrating oils, it works to keep your skin feeling smooth. It also has light-infused pigments to give you a subtle glow.

Tula Face Filter Blurring & Moisturizing Primer

Face Filter certainly lives up to its name with its blurring, moisturizing and glowing formula. It’s non-comedogenic and contains licorice and chia seeds to help nourish the skin.

Erborian Pink Blur Stick

For a pocket-sized blurring tool you can use on the go, try this blur stick. It has a rosy tone that suits all complexions and instantly blurs the appearance of lines and pores.

E.l.f. Blurring Primer Serum

This blurring primer serum is a great option if you want to incorporate a blurring product into your skin-care routine on the daily. It works to minimize oiliness, and keep you looking matte and blurred, even after applying makeup.

Milk Makeup Luminous Blur Stick Primer

Want to blur lines with a radiant finish? Slide on this blur stick right after your skin-care routine and before you apply makeup. It absorbs oil and leaves you with a golden, pearly-infused glow.

Design: Hannah Packer


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