Once upon a time, primers were considered just that: the first steps to your makeup routine. Smashbox Cosmetics’ Photo Finish was a big hit (and still is), because of the way it could go on smooth as silk on skin with its silicone ingredients.
But now, primer options have moved well past smooth and silicone-infused. The notion of a primer as merely prepping a canvas for makeup is so 2010—primers today serve to correct skin tone, texture, and even makeup. Here are a few that are upping the ante.
Clinique Superprimers ($27 each)
From correcting skin dullness to counteracting redness, each Clinique Superprimer tackles a problem one by one. There are six Superprimers—one Universal F