Our Favourite Primers For Your Hair And Face


It is easy to think that primers were an invention dreamt up by beauty execs so we have to spend money on another product to add to our morning routines. However, primers have proven to be a makeup bag hero product. They provide a flawless base for your makeup and help extend the wear of it. The latest innovations feature lightweight liquid formulas. Furthermore, there are now primers specifically formulated for our hair. Take a look at our favourite primers for your hair and face.


skinChemists Studio Finish Primer skinChemists are all about using pioneering and innovative active ingredients that have immediate visible effects on your skin and their Studio Finish Primer is no different. It contains silicone and Aloe Vera Extract which soothes and smooths your skin and reduces the appearance of open pores. It also leaves you with a smooth complexion, increases the longevity of makeup and leave skin looking flawless.

Priced at £17.00

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water This isn’t just regular water put in a spray bottle with a much higher price tag slapped on it. The water was enriched during the application process by passing through positive energy fields so it easily absorbs into skin and provides lasting hydration. You can use it like a regular primer, to set your makeup or to refresh your face throughout the day.

Priced at £20.00

bareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer Do you have enlarged pores, flaky skin, dryness, and/or fine lines? If you said “yes” to any of the options,try this mineral-infused primer. It soothes skin to help create a flawless base for the rest of your makeup.

Priced at £22.00


Ojon Damage Reverse Restorative Treatment Hair Serum You might think that this little bottle is for your face but it is for your mane. Apply it to your hair and it will tame frizz and flyaways and help to nourish dry, damaged hair. Keep it handy for unruly hair days. It is also perfect to use as a pre-poo treatment.

Priced at £24.50

Percy Reed Perfectly Perfecting Wonder Prime Light This product acts as a foundation for your hair. Spray on this hair lotion after your shower and it will detangle and nourish hair, while protecting it against dreaded humidity. You may not be able to see it on your hair but you will know it’s working by your shiny, frizz-free blow-out. Perfect for relaxed hair or when you have a weave in.

Priced at £18.00

Bumble & Bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer Show your locks some love with this primer oil. The multitasking product detangles, de-frizzes and protects hair against heat damage and breakage using a blend of six oils. Spritz it on to damp or dry hair then style as usual.

Priced at £20.50

So don’t be skeptical and give hair and face primers a try and you will see that they do make a difference to your finished beauty look.