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Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF Cosmetics

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Primer is the key to ensuring a smooth canvas to apply your look to, it sets the makeup in place and ensures a longer lasting finish – and best of all you can think of it as real life Photoshop. You can also use primers to help combat skin colouration concerns and for the lips and eyes they will make your colours pop, creating a neutral base! Choosing the best ELF Cosmetics primer for your needs and the ideal outcome can be easy if you know what you are looking for.

ELF Cosmetics Pakistan has an array of primers to choose from and to ensure your cosmetics look flawless all day and all night. From face primer, eyelid primer, lip primer and mascara primer, so let’s talk through the how to’s and benefits of each.

Face Primer

Developed to combat against excess oil, flaky dryness, enlarged pores and fine lines. This clear multipurpose skin primer will prepare your skin so makeup goes on evenly for a long lasting satin finish.

83405 450x450 Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF CosmeticsElf Cosmetics Poreless Face Primer is amazing for reducing the appearance of large pores – due to its clear nature the product will not always provide a cover to allow you to not wear foundation over the top, but it will ensure the foundation has a smooth base to be applied to. Again with the smoothing and making a perfect base to apply your perfect makeup look to, primer can also assist with reducing the look of fine lines.


13721 83402 900px39064.18.jpg.39064.18 450x450 Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF CosmeticsUsing a green based primer will assist with redness within your skin, caused by a number of reasons and generally doesn’t make you feel good about yourself. The Elf Mineral Infused Face Primer – Tone Adjusting Green base will help take away some of the redness to allow your foundation to show its true colours and disguise the undertones. These are a very pale green and while you may not feel you can see the colour difference – they are subtly doing their job to assist you take control.

83404 450x450 Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF CosmeticsUse a radiant or brightening primer, with small amounts of shine and glimmer throughout to help raise the bar. You deserve to look your best at all times – and dull skin is never your best! In colder months especially, even your perfect foundation can make you look dull – using Elf Face Primer Illuminating – Radiant Glow as a base will allow you to feel brighter and your foundation will begin to again work for you and not against you.

Elf Cosmetics Mineral Face Primer is available in Clear, Tone Adjusting Green, Brightening Lavender and Radiant Glow, you can choose the most suitable for your personal skin type and needs. Remember – a little goes a long way!

Lip Primer

82101 450x450 Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF CosmeticsLip primer – have you ever been disappointed when you got that amazing red lipstick home only to find it was not the colour you envisioned by the packaging colour label when you applied it with care to your perfect pout? This is where lip primer steps up to the plate – taking away your natural shade of lip colour, and creating a beautiful smooth base to apply the colour of your dreams to. Elf Cosmetics Lip Primer & Plumper reduces feathering of the lip colour and also giving a neutral base to apply your lip plumping magic to – with no natural lip colour coming through to ruin the secret to your suddenly larger plumper lips!

Eyelid Primer

21711 450x450 Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF CosmeticsUsing the Elf Cosmetics Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer can be an underrated cosmetic tool for many – but the true secret to having amazing eye shadow all day long. As with all primers, an eyelid primer gives a great base to any eye look – available in a number of base colours such as sheer, champagne, golden and pearl – these little gems are a great way to set the tone for your smokey eye, cut crease, winged eyeliner or natural look.

For best results, using your personal choice of primer colour dab on a small amount directly to the eyelid with the doe foot applicator and spread using the tip of your finger, less is more with these products. After application, wait until the primer is dry and then apply away with your eyeliner and eyeshadows, knowing they will be popping and locking all day long!

Mascara Primer

Are you looking for longer, thicker lashes? 81421 450x450 Makeup Primer 101 : Best of ELF CosmeticsThe Elf Cosmetics Mascara Primer could be for you! Go for an enriched formula to ensure that the product is doing heavy lifting for your lashes, while looking fabulous. By using a coat of primer on your lashes you are extending their length and making them appear thicker – so when you get your lash on with your favorite mascara you will instantly see results! Ours goes on white and dries clear, that way you can see you have coated every lash perfectly.

You don’t want your artwork slipping away during the day! Using ELF Cosmetics primer should become a daily routine if you are looking to achieve beautiful flawless results everyday. 

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