Irrespective of what your beauty aesthetic is, a primer is Glow-Up 101. Whether you’re team au naturel or belong to Kim Kardashian’s squad of super contourers, if you’ve got the wrong primer, it is quite literally a base error.
If you’re prone to breakouts or depend on concealer to hide imperfections, a pore-reducing primer is essential for your routine. If you have sensitive skin, a pore-filling primer can conceal pores, flakes and patchy spots, especially if you like layered base makeup.
The ideal primer will also stop your makeup from clogging your pores further, keep your skin hydrated and feel almost weightless on your skin. Here are some of the most functional pore-reducing primers.