How many types of primers are there? Types of Primers. There are three basic types of primers: oil-based, latex and pigmented shellac primer. Each has its strengths and weaknesses and works best on certain surfaces and in particular circumstances.
What are the different types of face primers?
- Matte primer. A matte primer is a god send for people with oily skin.
- Hydrating primer. Another popular type of primer is a hydrating primer also known as an oil based primer.
- Illuminating Primer.
- Colour correcting primer.
- Eyeshadow Primer.
- Lip Primer.
- Lash Primer.
Are all makeup primers the same? Face primers are also not created equal—you can get hydrating primers for dry skin, mattifying primers for oily skin, color-correcting primers for redness, and approximately 20 other types, finishes, and consistencies.
How do I know what primer is best for me? “Try using a primer that’s super hydrating and sinks into the skin easily. Oils also work very well as primers for dry skin,” says Vakil. Her favourites include the Glossier Priming Moisturizer and the Indulgeo Essentials Rose Gold Oil. Picking a silky formulation that won’t look or feel heavy on the skin is ideal.