Face primer set the stage for the rest of your makeup and with an oily face it can be difficult to wear any kind of makeup.
While oily skin can be annoying and irritating that shouldn’t stop you from looking your best.
That’s why we’ve got the scoop on 15 of the best face primers at Ulta!
Do you have enlarged pores, uneven texture and flaky dryness? We’ve all been there before.
That’s why we wanted to find the best primers for your skin.
Start letting your skin shine with or without makeup with these primers!
1. SMASHBOX The Original Photo Finish Smooth & Blur Oil-Free Primer
This clear face primer gel smoothes skin and blurs flaws. Use this to help makeup look better and last longer on set.
This primer offers a clear finish that fills in fine lines & pores instantly.
It glides on to give you a flawless finish, and is ideal for al skin types. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free.
Now it’s easier than ever to find a primer that’s perfect for your skin needs!
2. Urban Decay All Nighter Face Makeup Primer
Urban Decay’s All Nighter Face Makeup Primer is a face primer and makeup base that preps your skin for long lasting foundation. Locking in your face makeup for up to 8 hours!
For instance this primer goes on sheer and lightweight, prepping skin with a hit of hydration.
It smooths the look of skin so your makeup looks fresh and evenly applied.
Wear solo for hydrated, smoother skin and a subtle, all-day glow!
3. NYX Professional Makeup Marshmellow Smoothing Primer
Introducing the NYX Professional Makeup Marshmellow Smoothing Primer!
This 10-in-1 smoothing super primer has marshmallow root extract for outstanding makeup extending benefits.
Without a doubt his primer smoothes, softens, extends makeup wear for 16 hours.
While also hydrating, soothing, evening tones, minimizing texture, and blurring lines to keep makeup fresh!
4. Tarte Double Duty Beauty Base Tape Hydrating Primer
Prep yourself before you perfect yourself!
Turn up the base with this vegan, coconut priming serum that hydrates your skin for 12 hours.
This rich yet lightweight makeup contains a blend of coconut and botanicals to help nourish and smooth your skin.
Tarte’s Double Duty Beauty Base Tape Hydrating Primer absorbs quickly, enhances foundation application and hydrates skin.
Altogether we call this the triple threat!
5. SMASHBOX Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Matte Primer
Smashbox Photo Finish Oil & Shine Control Matte Primer is a gel-to-powder primer that feels like a cloud and mattifies like magic!
Indeed it works with your skin to control oil for up to 12 hours, with healthy-skin ingredients.
This non-greasy primer helps makeup go on smoother for a better wear!
6. bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer
The Prime Time foundation primer prepares your skin for seamless coverage with bareMinerals Original and Matte SPF 15 Foundation.
Apply it first for the smooth, evenly textured complexion you’ve been waiting for.
Altogether it combats rough patches, flaky dryness, fine lines, excess oil, uneven texture and enlarged pores.
Most importantly your foundation will go on flawlessly.
7. COVER FX Mattifying Primer + Anti-Acne Treatment
Cover FX Mattifying Primer is a weightless gel primer that mattifies the skin, treats blemishes and minimizes the appearance of pores.
Particularly its ideal for normal, combination, oily and acne-prone skin.
It provides an instant matte finish and helps control shine throughout the day!
8. Neutrogena Shine Control Matte Primer + Serum
Nourish your skin and prepare it for makeup application with Neutrogena Shine Control Matte Primer + Serum.
This shine control priming will leave leave your skin mattified.
Not to mention it also provides the dual benefits of both a serum and a primer!
9. Elcie Cosmetics Pearl Radiance Primer
Elcie Cosmetics’ Pearl Radiance Primer is an oil-free, water-based primer that acts as lingerie for your skin.
Undoubtedly this primer will brighten your complexion and boost it for a healthy and radiant glow!
While also minimizing the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
10. Jane Iredale Smooth Affair For Oily Skin Facial Primer & Brightener
Jane Iredale’s skin-quenching Smooth Affair for Oily Skin Facial Primer & Brightener prepares the skin so makeup goes on easier and lasts longer.
Without a doubt it’ll help maintain your skin’s youthful appearance and minimize the appearance of pores.
Bring out your natural radiance with this primer!
11. VDL Lumilayer Primer Fresh
VDL Lumilayer Primer Fresh, an ultra-hydrating primer that radiates hydration giving you a dazzling, sun-kissed glow!
Overall your skin will feel replenished and smooth after using this primer.
12. Clinique Superprimer Colour Corrects Redness
Clinique Superprimer Colour Corrects Redness glides on evenly to stay true!
While prepping for makeup this primer it corrects a range of concerns your skin may have. But most importantly its oil-free.
13. The Ordinary High-Adherence Silicone Primer
The High-Adherence Silicone Primer is a lightweight cream that adheres for longer.
In addition it reduces the look of enlarged pores and imperfection.
Use it alone as a non-greasy hydrator that reduces the look of enlarged pores and imperfections!
14. Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional Pore Minimizing Primer Mini
Quickly minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines with this primer.
Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup.
Another key factor is the oil-free formula that complements all skin tones to help makeup stay put longer.
15. Makeup Revolution Mattify Primer
If you want to control your glow, use Makeup Revolution’s Mattify Primer as your base.
Then add highlighter to the areas of your face you want radiance!
For example this primer will control your glow, nourish your skin, and help keep makeup lasting longer.
There we have it 15 primers for oily skin at Ulta!
Let your skin shine!
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