Face Primer is a base that is used to soften the surface of your face and helps to mix the base gently, which means that the facial primer gives you a smooth surface to apply the base and helps not to give the bakey look of foundation. Face primer always needs to be applied before applying the foundation to give a better overall look to your face. There are many types of facial primer available in the market such as gel, cream and water base, etc. The gel base and the water-based facial primer are made for oily skin and is considered good and also in hot and humid climates so that your makeup is durable and look pretty natural. And the cream base is suited mainly for dry skin and also better in cold climates. Good primers available at market are very expensive. So here are few diy tricks to make a face primer at home.
Take 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel and mix it with a tablespoon of arrowroot powder. Mix both of these together and put it into a wide mouth jar. That’s it! Apply a small amount of this face primer to your face before using makeup. This primer will help your face to be less oily and help your makeup last longer and fresh. Here is another DIY recipe to try at home which doesn’t use aloe vera gel.
Take 2 tablespoon flaxseeds, one fourth hot water and 2 tablespoon arrowroot powder. To make this primer, add the flaxseed to the hot water in a small bowl. Mix well and let it sit until cool. A gel will come out of the mixture ones you separate it. You can even keep this mixture in your fridge to keep it away from mold, moisture or fungus. You can also add essential oils to your mixture to make the primer more nutritious and smell good. You can also add any cream, moisturizer or lotion that suits your skin. Dry skin makes skin irregular so it requires sufficient hydration and moisturize before applying makeup. If you are confused about using a primer or no primer suits your skin, you can definitely try to make your own primer using these simple products.