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These picks from the pros will deliver a gorgeous, smooth base for makeup application.

By Bella Gerard
December 12, 2017
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Think of primers as built-in Instagram filters for your face. There are a variety of formulas out there for different skin types, but if you're looking for a primer specifically to help fill in fine lines and prep skin for makeup, it can be difficult to identify the right one. Your perfect primer should be thin enough to appear natural, but powerful enough to mask the appearance of crow’s-feet, deep-set smile lines, and more. To find out which formula is best for delivering a flawless, even base, we asked professional makeup artists which primers they keep in their kits. Below, nine of their favorites.


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