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Laura Mercier Foundation Primer - Oil Free
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Laura Mercier Foundation Primer - Oil Free

BY LAURA MERCIER

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars60%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars11%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star2%
4.33 / 5 based on 141 Reviews

Product Description

If you're looking for an oil-free primer, this is it. Creates a smooth, even surface for flawless makeup application. The formula provides a soft-focus effect to help minimize the look of pores, fine lines, and imperfections.

Laura created this expert primer specifically for oily skin. Lightweight, soothing, water-based gel keeps oily skin fresh.

Prepares for and perfects makeup application

Like all Laura Mercier™ Primers, it creates a perfectly smooth, even surface for applying foundation. It helps makeup glide on easily and last longer, so your look stays fresh and colour-true for hours.

Why Laura's primers are different

Unlike traditional primers that are overloaded with silicone smoothers, Laura Mercier Primers™ are water-based and include a minimal concentration of the lightest silicones. That's why they feel fresh and lightweight, and why they work as well as they do. In addition, they create an invisible "buffer" for your skin, with an antioxidant vitamin complex that helps protect skin against harmful, aging effects of the environment.

Demi-Matte Finish

Foundation Primer - Oil-Free gives skin a demi-matte finish, with invisible coverage. Ideal for normal to oily skin types.

Formulation Details:

  • Oil-free
  • Non-comedogenic
  • Dermatologist tested

Ingredients:

  • Aqua/Water/Eau
  • Ethylhexyl Palmitate
  • Stearic Acid
  • Isodecyl Isononanoate
  • Glycerin
  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
  • C20-22 Alkyl Phosphate
  • C20-22 Alcohols
  • Squalane
  • Butylene Glycol
  • Cetyl Esters
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Boron Nitride
  • Cetearyl Alcohol
  • Silica
  • Caprylyl Glycol
  • Dimethicone
  • Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer
  • Polyamino Sugar Condensate
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Polysorbate 60
  • Urea
  • Allantoin
  • Ascorbyl Palmitate
  • Polymethyl Methacrylate
  • Tocopheryl Acetate
  • Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water
  • Saccharomyces/Xylinum/Black Tea Ferment
  • Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
  • Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Leaf Extract
  • Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

May Contain:

  • Ci 61570 (Green 5)
  • Ci 19140 (Yellow 5)
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Laura Mercier Foundation Primer - Oil Free
Laura Mercier Foundation Primer - Oil Free
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REVIEWS
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "i received a sample of the lm oil-free primer with the flawless foundation and found it worked quite well at making foundation last longer!!! i have combo skin, so i am very particular with my foundations and primers.. this primer also worked well with other foundations. would definitely recommend." in 43 reviews
  • "love! my skin hates the super thick ones like the porefessional, and this wasn't like that thankfully. it felt hydrating, and my makeup looked great." in 5 reviews
Clare E.
Omaha, NE
81 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: 1.7 oz more...
I feel like I’ve been saying a lot of things are my go to. But this one really is! I can’t praise this enough. I love Laura Mercier just because I have not been let down by any product I’ve tried by them. This primer not only primes my face but keeps it from getting oily later on which is brownie points in my book! Also, the smell isn’t gross or overwhelming which is another factor I always take into account. The product itself isn’t a jelly type of primer like most but more water based so it reminds me of putting on lotion or a cream. Which I love because it hydrates but doesn’t feel oily! The bottle also is a large bottle and a little goes a LONG WAY! I would absolutely recommend this to someone!
Marissa B.
Valley Spgs, CA
152 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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I feel like this is one of the best primers as far as just keeping your makeup looking perfect and staying on all day. It doesn’t fill in pores or anything like that, but it doesn’t claim to. It isn’t that kind of primer. It works really well for what it’s meant to do.
The only reason I took off a star is because this breaks me out every time I use it. I was so bummed out cause it works so well, but I ended up giving it to my sister and it’s her new favorite.
Sarah H.
Lake St Louis , MO
259 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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Literally cannot live without this. This primer goes on smoothly and my makeup literally sinks in and clings to it. I can always tell when I’ve skipped this step because my makeup will rub off. When I use this primer my makeup lasts a full day at work, doesn’t feel oily or heavy, and looks fresh even in the craziest moments. I love how light this feels on my skin and that it doesn’t cause my makeup to cake or look flat.
Bekah H.
Franklin, TN
99 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: 1.7 oz more...
I'm really enjoying this primer! I have normal skin, but throughout the day my skin tends to get really oily. I appreciate that this primer doesn't have any silicone in it, but it's more of a gel that's moisturizing. It definitely keeps my makeup on all day long, and that's ultimately the most important factor to me when reviewing a primer. 
lindsey b.
Palmdale, CA
129 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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This is a good primer but it’s not my favorite. I have very oily skin in my t zone and this doesn’t help that at all. If I am going to pay this much I prefer others that work better with my skin. if you have normal skin this will probably work for you, it is a cream consistency so it does feel a little hydrating.
Danielle T.
111 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: 1.7 oz more...
This primer and Fenty Beauty’s No Filtr Primer are the only ones I use and that work for my face. I bought this Laura one first, and then bought the illuminating primer for days that I wanted to look less matte. They are both incredible lightweight formulas that get the job done
Janelle S.
Levittown , NY
15 reviews
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My favorite primer of all time. It is my holy grail. It has a natural finish and keeps my makeup intact. Very easy to apply and blend and it minimized my pores. Definitely will be buying again!!
Talia H.
Manheim, PA
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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I do like this primer along with the foundation! I love this primer it’s really good for oily skin and it does hide your pores. I would recommend this if you have oily acne prone skin! It makes my skin look really good too.
addie t.
Henderson, KY
37 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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i tried a sample of this primer from sephora and absolutely loved it for my oily skin! it kept my oils at bay and helped my foundation last all day! definitely looking forward to purchasing.
Lana S.
171 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: 1 oz more...
I get a small size of something to test it out for myself and how I would like it then make my choice from that. What I love about this particular one that it contains no extra oils, because my skin produces a lot anyway
Alivia C.
Mobile , AL
302 reviews
Does this help with filling pores? Does it leave a greasy feeling?
Lola M.
2 reviews
Is long lasting?
Brittney G.
Midway Park, NC
1 review
is it good for dry skin ?
Ivana K.
118 reviews
Is this good for dry skin?
Martha W.
347 reviews
Does this feel tacky at all?

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