Let’s get one thing absolutely straight: Primers are a must-have makeup product in your beauty kit. Irrespective of whether you prefer a full-on makeup ritual or just some tinted moisturiser and mascara routine, primer is one product that’s going to change your life. It has a plethora of benefits that way go way beyond just increasing makeup wear time. If you are still not convinced, here are 5 reasons why primer needs to find an irreplaceable spot in your beauty kit rn...
Blurs pores
 

Blurs pores

Using a foundation directly on your skin actually enhances the appearance of pores, no matter how small. But using a primer seals these pores and help conceals them to make your skin look absolutely even. Try the Lakmé Absolute Blur Perfect Makeup Primer which creates an even base for your makeup.

Evens out skin texture
 

Evens out skin texture

The purpose of a primer is to help create a smooth canvas for makeup to glide on. It does so by filling in lines and evening out small bumps so that the texture of your skin appears smoother. This helps the foundation go on easily and look flawless.

It works for all skin types
 

It works for all skin types

Irrespective of what your skin type is, wearing a primer is only going to make your makeup application smoother and seamless. But as with any skin product, it is also recommended you do a patch test you if have sensitive skin.

Gets Rid of the ‘Oily’ Glow
 

Gets Rid of the ‘Oily’ Glow

Primers miraculously absorb excess oil from the skin and make it look matte and shine-free all day long. This also reduces the need for touch-ups through the day.

Can be used on its own
 

Can be used on its own

If you are someone who does not prefer wearing a lot of makeup on a regular basis, then a primer is your calling. Since they make your skin look flawless and even, wearing a little primer will instantly brighten your face without the heaviness of foundation.