The 14 Best Makeup Products With Built-in Primers


It’s no secret that makeup primer works wonders, but sometimes, we just don’t have time to prime before we primp. These primer-infused makeup products have heard our cries and work to make fading and midday touch-ups things of the past.  

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BareMinerals BarePRO Performance Wear Powder Foundation ($30)

Crafted with 90 percent vitamins and minerals, this customizable coverage foundation does the job of a primer and foundation for a shine-free, perfect complexion for a full 12 hours. 

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Benefit Cosmetics BrowVo! Conditioning Primer ($28)

Reach for this keratin- and soy protein–enriched brow enhancer to instantly add fullness and volume to otherwise sparse arches. 

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Dior Fix It 2-in1 Prime & Conceal ($36)

Surrounded by a full-coverage concealer that covers every imperfection, a soft-focus effect primer at the core works simultaneously to correct issues like large pores and fine lines in this do-it-all fix-it stick.

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The Estée Edit The Edgiest Kohl Shadowstick ($22)

These 3-in-1 shadow, liner and primer sticks are available in 10 different shades (both matte and pearl finishes) to achieve any look that won’t budge all night. Use them all over your lid or just on your waterline for an instantly sexy effect.

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Maybelline New York Color Tattoo Liquid Eye Chrome ($10)

The ultra-saturated best-selling Color Tattoo shadows from Maybelline New York now come in 10 easy-to-apply liquid formulas that smooth onto lids easily for vibrant, crease-proof color that—seriously—never smudges.

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Perfekt Beauty Skin Perfection Plus ($48)

This 10-in-1 multitasking maven works to prime skin, cover imperfections with a long-wearing formula, protect with SPF 30, treat with an elixir of omega 6 fatty acids, peptides and vitamins C and E, and hydrate with natural coconut oil and hyaluronic microspheres. 

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Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer Crème ($26)

Pushing the envelope is just the beginning for this super versatile concealer—it camouflages, brightens, color corrects and bakes—that does the job of multiple products with just one swipe.

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bareMinerals 5-in-1 BB Advanced Performance Cream Eyeshadow Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($19)

This creamy shadow offers long-wearing color while it primes lids simultaneously. Choose a neutral shade to cover eyelid veins, protect with SPF and prep lids for alternative color, or opt for a darker color for a one-stop shop.

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Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer ($18)

This lip color leaves worry and touch-ups at the door with its smoothing, long-lasting formula. Choose from 16 shades that all combine bold, saturated color with a conditioning primer for all-day wear. 

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Buxom Customizable Eyeshadow Bar Palette ($40/palette; $12/single eye shadow)

This 40-shade eye shadow spectrum features primer-infused technology to lock color in place without needing to apply additional primer on your lids. Each shade is powerfully pigmented and designed to leave you crease-free all day. 

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IT Cosmetics Tightline Full Lash Length Mascara Primer ($24)

Although branded as a primer, this product is also designed to be worn alone as a mascara. It lengthens and separates lashes for instant extension without looking like your lashes are coated with product. 

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Dior Addict Smoothing Lacquer Lip Polish ($33)

This moisturizing lip polish works overtime to smooth lips while priming them to create the ultimate runway-inspired shine. 

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Westmore Beauty Coverage Perfector 2-in-1 Foundation ($36)

This multitasking foundation does the job of a primer, a concealer and a buildable foundation in one by concealing blemishes and providing long-wearing coverage without settling into lines or wrinkles.

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Too Faced Perfect Lips Lip Liner ($17)

This lip liner also serves as a primer to help lipsticks and glosses wear longer and brighter while keeping any signs of feathering at bay. It can also be applied all over lips after lining for a long-wear matte look. 

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