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Debs Beauty: Purchasing the Perfect Makeup Primer

Debs Beauty: Purchasing the Perfect Makeup Primer

Sophie Coffey
Debs Primers

Primer is a step often forgotten when preparing your skin, but considering it sets a base for the rest of your make up, it’s one that is definitely worthwhile.

So, when it comes to debs makeup primer is so important – you’ll want your makeup to stay in place all night long after-all!

As primer is usually the first layer of makeup applied directly onto your skin, it is important to find one that is well suited to you. Here are some of our favourite makeup primers for all skin types and budgets…


Skin that is already dry can often flake and dry out even more underneath make up. Using a primer can help to hydrate your skin and still enable you to wear make up.

Beauty Budgeter

NYX Hydra Touch Primer, €12

This primer is particularly good for dry skin as it hydrates your face while also creating a radiant complexion for you to base your makeup on. It is specially formulated to nourish and soften leaving your skin feeling refreshed.

Treat Yourself

bareMinerals Good Hydrations Silky Face Primer, €28

This bareMinerals primer evens out your skin tone effectively, while also moisturising it. Not only will it hydrate your dry skin but also stop if from drying out and flaking. Once applied this primer should leave even the driest skin glowing.

Combination Skin

Primers for combination skin need to hydrate your dry areas, but also mattify excess oil from your t-zone.

Beauty Budgeter

E.L.F Mineral Infused Face Primer, €28

This primer works to combat the effects of oily and dry skin. It smooths out your complexion and builds a silky and lightweight base for your makeup.

Treat yourself

Benefit POREfessional Primer, €31

Specially formulated to minimise the appearance of pores this Benefit primer will create the perfect smooth base for your combination skin – it’s honesly like polyfilla for your face! The Porefessional Primer is lightweight and gentle on your skin to give you an even complexion.

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Oily Skin

Many of us are familiar with shiny areas on our face as a result of especially oily skin. The right primer can reduce the greasy appearance of oily areas, so you don’t have to worry about hoping on pictures on debs night.

Beauty Budgeter

Maybelline Baby Skin Primer, €7

Once applied this Maybelline primer works quickly to minimise pores and blemishes on oily skin. This is perfect for mattifying any particularly shiny areas.

Treat Yourself

Urban Decay De-Slick Complexion Primer, €27

This urban decay primer helps to reduce shiny areas of skin that occur as a result of excess oil. It also shrinks the appearance of pores and improves uneven tone to leave your skin perfectly mattified and smooth, making it a perfect debs makeup primer!

Head over to our debs section for more!

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