Best Dewy Primers To Illuminate Your Skin

Mary Fitzsimons Beauty

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Dewy Skin Primers

If you wish to create a makeup look with a soft, glowing base choose rich dewy primers that nourishes and hydrates skin. Here’s our top ten. You can use it as a primer under your foundation or on its own to turn around the look of tired, dull skin in a beauty flash.

Wonder Glow Face Primer, £39 (40ml), Charlotte Tilbury
Dewy Primers

The supercharged, soft-focusing formula hydrates and blurs the look of imperfections and fine lines for a gorgeous, glowing finish. Moisturises for up to 24 hours. Florescent core light diffuser re-emits light around the face and soft focuses to reduce the appearance of wrinkles & imperfections. Bionymph peptide gives smoother and plumper looking skin.


Prep + Prime Natural Radiance, £23 (30ml), MAC
Dewy Primers

This organic hair gel uses ingredients like aloe, honey, and ginger root to give your hair the nutrients it needs and give you the styling control you want. Honey is an emollient and a natural antioxidant, helping condition your hair and keep your scalp healthy. Ginger helps stimulate circulation and encourages healthy hair growth.


Hyda Veil Primer, £34 (30ml), Illamasqua
Dewy Primers

Gentle enough for daily use, helps to support natural growth & retention whilst keeping edges straight. Helps to revive edges and does not revert natural hair. On clean hair, start by gently brushing down edges. Next, apply a small amount of edge control around edges and smooth with fingertips until dry. Lastly, gently smooth edges down with brush and fingertips. Repeat all steps if additional hold is needed.


High-Adherence Primer, £3.90 (30ml), The Ordinary
Dewy Primers

Featuring advanced adaptive silicones, this pore-minimising primer ensures that make up adheres for longer, so that you can prolong the staying power of your masterful handiwork with a flawlessly finished base. Mattifying yet hydrating, this high-performance primer can be worn alone or under make up to blur imperfections and create an ‘airbrushed’ finish.


First Light Priming Filter £28 (30ml), Becca
Dewy Primers

Enriched with pure coconut oil, vitamin E and keratin, smooth and control unruly edges at the hairline. Humidity-resistant hold without hardening or residue. Paraben free, will strengthen and smooth fragile hair.


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