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Top 10 Best Illuminating Primer Formulas

Top 10 Best Illuminating Primer Formulas

How to Boost your Glow using an Illuminating Primer

Modern beauty primers have become makeup-skincare hybrids. Combining the hydrating qualities of lightweight moisturisers with the radiance created by light-reflecting pigments, illuminating primers mimic glowy healthy skin in one simple step. Discover our edit of the best illuminating primer formulas, perfect to boost your foundation or to wear alone on natural makeup days.

The Top 10 Best Illuminating Primer Formulas

  1. By Terry Cellularose CC Serum
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    By Terry Cellularose CC Serum

    Described as a colour corrector, we love to use the By Terry Cellularose CC Serum as a radiance-boosting primer. Perfecting and preparing the skin for makeup, this is the quick fix solution to luminous skin. Enriched with Vitamin E and Rose Stem Cells, the scent is also divine.

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  2. Pixi Flawless Beauty Primer
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    Pixi Flawless Beauty Primer

    The ultimate formula for skin that’s lit from within, the Pixi Flawless Beauty Primer looks fantastic on all skin tones. Use under foundation, mixed in with foundation, or as a liquid highlight, the possibilities are endless. The champagne shimmer is the perfect shade for spring and summer.

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  3. Illamasqua Beyond Veil Primer
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    Illamasqua Beyond Veil Primer

    Combining hydrating ingredients with luminous pigments, the Illamasqua Beyond Veil Primer is a beauty icon that is loved by Makeup Artists and Makeup aficionados alike. Delivering a soft focus finish that looks naturally healthy, this primer is a beauty staple for the warmer months.

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  4. Zelens Satin Primer - Illuminating and Hydrating
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    Zelens Satin Primer - Illuminating and Hydrating

    An illuminating primer that can also transform dull and lacklustre skin, the Zelens Illuminating and Hydrating Satin Primer leaves the complexion ready for a flawless foundation application. With the added benefit of antioxidant protection, this intelligent formula actively protects against damage from environmental aggressors and creates a beautiful satin finish.

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  5. Vita Liberata Beauty Blur Skin Tone Optimizer
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    Vita Liberata Beauty Blur Skin Tone Optimizer

    Mimic the look of post-holiday skin with the Vita Liberata Beauty Blur Skin Tone Optimizer. This pigment-rich primer adds a hint of natural tan that blends in seamlessly with foundation to deliver the most believable faux glow. Could this be the best illuminating primer? It certainly deserves its place in our top 10.

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  6. Lumene Invisible Illumination Instant Glow Beauty Serum
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    Lumene Invisible Illumination Instant Glow Beauty Serum

    Enriched with Arctic Cloudberry to replenish moisture and pearlescent pigments to add glow, Lumene’s Invisible Illumination Instant Glow Primer ticks all the right boxes. The serum formula feels nourishing on the skin and ensures the skin maintains topped up with moisture throughout the day.

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  7. First Aid Beauty Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturiser
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    First Aid Beauty Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturiser

    In addition to having a delicious coconut scent, the First Aid Beauty Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer is everything you need in a primer – glow-boosting, hydrating and skin repairing. Powered by superfoods Quinoa and Coconut Water, you can use this in place of moisturiser or as a traditional primer.

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  8. Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm
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    Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm

    This multi-benefit skincare innovation from Elemis is the antidote to dull lacklustre skin. Apply a few drops of the Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm to enjoy an instantly more radiant complexion that looks healthy, dewy and boosted with hydration. Depending on your skin type, you can use this as a lightweight daily moisturiser to combine two steps in one.

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  9. Natio Ageless Illuminating Primer
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    Natio Ageless Illuminating Primer

    A nourishing oil-free formula blended with Organic Rosehip and Vitamin C, the Natio Ageless Illuminating Primer acts to blur imperfections and extend the wear of base makeup products throughout the day. You’ll love how silky soft this primer makes your complexion feel, allowing foundation to glide on effortlessly.

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  10. Max Factor Miracle Prep Illuminating and Hydrating Primer
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    Max Factor Miracle Prep Illuminating and Hydrating Primer

    Keep the complexion feeling soft and refined with the Max Factor Miracle Prep Illuminating and Hydrating Primer, a silk-texture illuminating primer that helps to smooth the visible signs of ageing and improve foundation application.

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