Primer, the next step after moisturiser and before foundation. So what does it do? It can do many things, hydrate skin, make foundation stay on longer and also blur imperfections and pores. I find it an essential part of my make-up kit. One of my favourite primers has got to be Guerlain L’Or Primer, it’s hydrating and it gives my face a certain radiance, although it is slightly on the more expensive scale of the make-up primers so it’s good to have a few alternatives.
Recently I tried out Smashbox Photo Finish Radiance Primer. The first thing that striked me about this primer was that it was tinted. It has a slight orangey glow to it, but when applied it doesn’t seem to have much colour at all, it sort of adapts to the skin and provides a warmth and that radiance I mentioned in the title. The primer was designed to recreate the golden-hour lighting that gives that oh so amazing look in photographs. Read More »