Save, Spend & Splurge Wise She- Primers For Oily Skin


Save, Spend & Splurge Wise She- Primers For Oily Skin


Guess what we have today in the series? The very basic step of makeup. If you are a beginner, you must invest in a great primer. From my experience, I have noticed that although primer is basic need for everyone skin type, oily skin girls need to have a primer more than anything if they are into makeup. So, today I will show some of the best primers for oily skin. Hope you love them! 🙂


Colorbar Perfect Match Face Primer


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Price -Rs.750

It is a silicone based and makes your skin smooth and soft thus making your base makeup glide on easily. It minimizes open pores and keeps my face oil-free through out the day even in humid weather. It also keeps foundations and BB creams stay put. It is a definite steal at this price.

L’oreal Paris Base Magique Transforming Smoothing Primer


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Price- Rs.800

Smoothness you can touch, transformation you can see, even up close! BASE MAGIQUE transforming smoothing primer instantly smooths pores and creates an even surface, so that you get a more flawless make-up result that lasts. The silky, lightweight formula glides onto skin and minimises the look of pores and fine lines to transform your skin surface. Dermatologically Tested. Thanks to a high concentration of elastomers, L’Oréal Paris Base Magique Transforming Smoothing Primer gives skin an incredibly even surface with fine lines and pores erased. The formula also contains soft powders to help absorb sebum, thereby mattifying the skin to reduce shine. The finishing touch? Smooth to the touch and with a silk-like feel, silicon oil enables easy-gliding application with no greasy residue. Base Magique will guarantee a more perfect and longer-lasting make-up every time.

Inglot Under Makeup Base




Price -Rs.900 for 30ml

The gel based formula gives the skin smooth silky finish due to presence of silica. Though it does well on working to fight oil and making the makeup last longer, it fails in hiding the pores and fine lines properly like it is meant to. Not Recommended for acne prone skin.


Revlon Photoready Color Correcting Primer Review


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Price- Rs.1200 for 27ml

This light weight primer makes skin matte and very soft. It reduces the appearance of pores and lines on the face. It has the capacity to be worn alone.

Clarins Instant Smooth Primer


Clarins Instant Smooth Primer


Price- Rs. 1700 for 15ml

This award winning primer is said to work like magic to minimize the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and pores with vitamin-E being the key protective ingredient. It also supplements as an anti aging formula.

MUA Matte Perfect Primer


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Price- £4 for 15ml

It doesn’t give much coverage, but it does make the skin look a bit more even. It gives more of a satin, rather than a matte finish. It’s brilliant product as only a small amount is needed every time which makes the tube lasts for ages. It comes with a great oil control ability.


MAC Matte Creme




Price -$21 for 22ml

This mattifying gel adds sheer, non-shine matte texture in one smooth velvety texture. The dried smooth matte finish helps to reduce and control the amount of oil on the face transforming your skin into a perfect canvas for your foundation.

Benefit Pore Professional Primer Review


Benefit Pore Professional Primer


Price- Rs.3850 for 22ml

It is a silicone based primer that does well on hiding the pores and controlling oil shine making the skin look flawless. It also does well if worn in emergency without makeup. It stays good for a long time on the face.

Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light




Price -Rs.5625 approximately.

This oil-free, 60% water based primer is ideal for oily, acne-prone or sensitive skin. It is internationally recognized and recommended. I don’t think its available on any store in India except two online websites namely – and

I always keep your suggestions in mind and I am trying to include as many choices as possible for you guys to choose easily. How did you like the picks? Do you have anything else to mention? Share with us! 😀

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    • Thanks maitri. Now I am also thinking of buying colorbar one. Although I am not into makeup but I hope it could control oil to some extent 😐

  1. I want to buy smashbox primer, is been in my list from long time, want to buy soon, nice collabration Shivangi 🙂


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