5 Primers For A Sweat-Free Festive Season - Femica-Blog
May 30, 2023

5 Primers For A Sweat-Free Festive Season

Face primers plug the space between makeup and skincare regimes by facilitating easier makeup application to the skin. With heavy makeup during the festive season, it is important to prepare and hydrate your face for the same.

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  • Make Up Kit (Kajal, Primer, Lip & Cheek Tint, Liquid Lipstick, Serum Foundation, Toner) 150gm Make Up Kit (Kajal, Primer, Lip & Cheek Tint, Liquid Lipstick, Serum Foundation, Toner) 150gm ₹1,199.00
    An assorted Beauty Essentials Makeup Kit that includes everything you need to achieve a flawless and natural look. This all-in-one kit features a Primer and Foundation to create a smooth and even base, while the Lip & Cheek Tint adds a touch of color and radiance to your complexion. The Matte Lipstick enhances the look with a long-lasting, velvety finish. Our nourishing Kajal makes your eyes bold with a rich and intense black pigment. After a long tiring day, use our Ayurvedic makeup cleanser to remove makeup, cleanse and tone your skin. Whether you are a beginner or a makeup enthusiast, our Beauty Essentials Makeup Kit is curated to ease and simplify your makeup routine. How to Use: Prep your skin using the toner. Apply the primer on your face and neck, followed by the foundation. Use the lip & cheek tint to add a splash of color to your eyes and cheeks. Create your signature eye look using the kajal and complete the look using the liquid lipstick.To re-energise & clean your skin, remove your makeup using the Saptajal makeup remover and toner. Benefits: EVERYTHING IN ONE KIT We have curated a kit with all your everyday beauty essentials for a quick and simple beauty/makeup routine. PERFECT FOR GIFTING Our Beauty Essentials Makeup Kit makes for a perfect for beauty enthusiasts and makeup lovers. All makeup must-haves in 1 box at an affordable price!FREE FROM ALL THE NASTIES Made with 100% herbal actives. Our beauty essentials makeup kit is vegan and contains no harmful parabens, silicones, or toxins. We never have & never will test on animals. Ingredients: Ingredients Naynam Daylong Kohl Kajal Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla), Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Microcrystalline Wax, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), May Contain: Ci77266 Herb Enriched Matte Liquid Lipstick Mulethi* (Glycyrrhiza Glabra), Gotukola (Centella Asiatica), Ashwagandha* (Withania Somnifera) Ext., Manjishtha (Rubia Cordifolia), Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo Nucifera), Chandan (Santalum Album), Aamra (Mangifera Indica) Butter, Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter, Kokum (Garcinia Indica) Butter, Raal (Shorea Robusta), Rice (Oryza Sativa)Starch, Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Coconut (Cocos Nucifera) Oil, Cold Pressed Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus) Oil, Cold Pressed Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Candellila (Euphorbia Cerifera) Wax (Plant Wax), Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera) Wax (Plant Wax), Sorbitan Olivate**, Soy Lecithin, Natural Vitamin E (Antioxidant-Plant Source, Ethylhexylglycerin, ) May Contain Ci77491, Ci77492, Ci77499, Ci77891, Ci77019, Ci77004, Ci73360, Ci16035, Ci15850 3 in 1 Pore Refining Mattifying & Hydrating Primer Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Coconut (Cocos Nucifera) Oil, Cold Pressed Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus) Oil, Cold Pressed Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) Oil, Cold Pressed Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter, Sal (Shorea Robusta) Mango (Mangifera Indica) Butter, Kokum (Garcinia Indica) Butter, Mace (Nutmeg Arils-Javitri), Rice (Oryza Sativa) Starch, Kaolin Clay (Ci 77004), Zinc Oxide, Sericite Mica (Ci 77019), Lecithin, Mixed Tocopherols (Natural Vitamin E), Titanium Dioxide (C177891). Nourishing Lip & Cheek Tint Mulethi Ext. (Glycirrhyza Glabra), Indian Madder Root (Rubia Cordifolia) Ext., Chandan (Santalum Album) Ext., Vetiver Root (Vetiveria Zizanioidis) Ext., Naagkesar (Mesua Ferrea) Ext., Priangu (Callicarpa Macrophylla) Ext., Cetearyl Olivate**, Vegetable Glycerine, Octyldodecanol**, Sorbitan Olivate**, Cold Pressed Rose Hip (Rosa Moschata) Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Raal (Shorea Robusta), Mango Butter (Mangifera Indica), Kokum Butter (Garcinia Indica), Rice Starch (Oryza Sativa), Soy L E Cit Hin, Potassium Sorbate E, Gluconolactone, Sodium Gluconate**, Ethylhexylglycerin, Zinc Oxide (Ci77947), Titanium Dioxide (Ci77891), Kaolin Clay (Ci77004), Iron Oxides (Ci77491, Ci77492, Ci77499). *Certified Organic | **Natural Origin (Natural Ingredient From Renewable Resources) Serum Foundation Dewy Finish SPF 30+ Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Coconut (Cocos Nucifera) Oil, Cold Pressed Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus) Oil, Cold Pressed Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) Oil, Cold Pressed Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter, Sal [Shorea Robusta) Mango (Mangifera Indica) Butter, Kokum (Garcinia Indica) Butter, Mace (Nutmeg Arils-Javitri), Rice (Oryza Sativa) Starch, Kaolin Clay (Ci 77004), Zinc Oxide, Sericite Mica (Ci 77019), Lecithin, Mixed Tocopherols (Natural Vitamin E), Titanium Dioxide (C177891). Saptajal Toner+Micellar Water Triphala Jal [Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia Bellirica), And Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula)] 20%, Shallaki Jal (Boswellia Serrata) 15%, Tulsi (Occimum Sanctum) Jal 10%, Chandan (Santalum Album) Jal 10%, Usheer (Vetiveria Zizanioides) Jal 10%, Gulab (Rosa Centifolia) Jal 10%, Narangi Phool (Citrus Aurantium) Jal 10%, Kumari* (Aloe Barbadensis) Swaras 5%, Salai Niryasa (Boswellia Serrata) Essential Oil 0.1%, Bol Niryasa (Commiphora Myrrha) Essential Oil 0.1%, Mogra (Jasminum Sambuc) Essential Oil 0.1%, Caprylyl Capryl Glucoside**, Vegetable Glycerine, Olive Oil Esters**, Cold Pressed Wheatgerm (Triticum Aestivum) Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Gluconate**, Caprylyl Glycol, Gluconolactone. Shelf Life: 24 Months Country of Origin: India
  • 3 in 1 Pore Refining, Mattifying & Hydrating Primer 20gm 3 in 1 Pore Refining, Mattifying & Hydrating Primer 20gm ₹517.00
    Big pores, oily skin, and uneven texture? Just Herbs’ 3 In 1 Pore-refining, Mattifying & Hydrating Primer has a lightweight formula that provides seamless coverage which blurs pores, smoothes skin, making it look even & flawless. Glides on like a moisturizer to add plumpness & brightens skin for a matte, oil-free finish. Infused with Coconut, Moringa and Sweet Almond Oil that nourish the skin and provide sun protection to keep your skin healthy. Prep your skin and elevate your foundation game for a long-lasting radiant finish. How to Use: Step 1- Take a pea-size amount and spread it using clean fingertips. Step 2- Starting at the center of your face and blending outward covering till the base of the neck Step 3- Wait for a min to set before applying makeup. Benefits: Multipurpose Beyond The Traditional: A silky, weightless formulation that creates a smooth and mattified canvas for an all-day wear makeup stay. Blurs and evens out the skin, shields skin from ultraviolet rays damage, moisturises, and preps skin for flawless makeup application. Shine And Pore-blurring Formula: Light and easy absorbing essential oils in the primer create a barrier between makeup and skin, helping to minimise clogged pores, thus preventing acne and breakouts.Can Be Worn Alone Or Under Makeup: Whether its a glam party look or a natural no-makeup- makeup look, this primer can assist in boosting skin’s liveliness that brightens skin and keeps you ready for any event. Improves The Longevity Of Makeup: The mattifying properties of this primer help in reducing excess oil which prevent the flaky and cakey foundation. Ingredients: Full List of Ingredients: cold pressed extra virgin coconut (cocos nucifera) oil, cold pressed sweet almond (prunus amygdalus) oil, cold pressed moringa (moringa oleifera) oil, cold pressed jojoba (simmondsia chinensis) oil, shea (butyrospermum parkii) butter , sal [shorea robusta) mango (mangifera indica) butter, kokum (garcinia indica) butter, mace (nutmeg arils-javitri), rice (oryza sativa) starch, kaolin clay (ci 77004), zinc oxide, sericite mica (ci 77019), lecithin, mixed tocopherols (natural vitamin e), titaium dioxide (c177891). Shelf Life: 24 Months Country of Origin: India
  • Pore corrector Mattifying Primer Base 30gm Pore corrector Mattifying Primer Base 30gm ₹945.00
    A silky, lightweight primer that blurs the appearance of pores and fine lines for an all-over soft focus effect. The unique formula visibly reduces the appearance of pores & fine lines and protect against free radicals. It ensures that your makeup doesn’t look shiny/greasy throughout the day and also increase the longevity of makeup wear. Wear it alone or under makeup as an instant retouching balm to give you a flawless canvas! Bullet points: * Pore filling primer * Gives a soft focus effect * Non-greasy & matte finish * Increases longevity of makeup wear HOW TO USE: Beginning at the center of your face, apply just a light layer of primer, dabbing it in with your fingers ?or a makeup sponge. BENEFITS: WaterProof , Long Lasting INGREDIENT: Isoddecane, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cyclopentasiloxane and Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer Shelf Life: 60 Months Origin: India Brand: CAL Losangeles
  • Intsa Beam Illuminating Primer oil 30 gm Intsa Beam Illuminating Primer oil 30 gm ₹945.00
    The Intsa beam Illuminating dry oil adds radiance to lacklustre skin. It’s a light-weight , fast absorbing oil primer that we consider as a hybrid of skincare and makeup that shall benefit all skin types, where it adds radiance and dewiness to dull and dry skin it . It ensures a smooth and silky canvas for your makeup to glide on beautifully. This Magic potion adds a subtle luminousity to your overall makeup and ensures that your makeup looks dewy and fresh all day long. Bullet points: * Hybrid of skincare and makeup * Hydrates the skin & primes for makeup * Light-weight & Fast Absorbing * Gives a luminous finish to the skin HOW TO USE: Beginning at the center of your face, apply just a light layer of primer, dabbing it in with your fingers ?or a makeup sponge. BENEFITS: WaterProof , Long Lasting INGREDIENT: Isoddecane, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cyclopentasiloxane and Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer Shelf Life: 60 Months Origin: India Brand: CAL Losangeles

Makeup primers can be useful for people of any skin type. Still, it is especially helpful if you frequently experience bothersome makeup meltdowns during the festive season or want to hide visible pores or uneven texture. A combination is available for everyone, including those with sensitive skin.

Qualities to Look for In A Primer

Let’s look at some types of primer and what you need for your skin.

1. Hydrating Primer

A hydrating primer is a common form of primer. This facial primer is a godsend for those who suffer from dry skin. Primers often include hydrating oils and other skin-loving elements like antioxidants and hyaluronic acid to help the skin look and feel its best before makeup application.

Applying your blush, contour, and highlighter will go on more evenly and smoothly if you first use a beauty primer makeup. Using a primer designed for dry skin helps keep your makeup in place and prevents flaking and creasing all day long.

Try this Primer & Moisturiser Naturelle, Hydrating Primer from Femica beauty products in their Diwali offer to get a nourished and plump look to make this Diwali special!

Product Description : One of the biggest culprits for why your scent disappears quickly is dry skin. F&B All Natural Fragrance Primer with nourishing and hydrating ingredients keeps the skin moisturized so that the fragrance has something to hold onto, extending the wear of your favourite scent. The formula creates a thin layer over your skin that protects the perfume from your skin's PH and allows for a more efficient fragrance fixation. This invisible layer allows the perfume to smell as if you are smelling it from the bottle, and it also makes it last longer.

Benefits of using this product : Removes Body Odour

Shelf Life : 36 months

Country of Origin : India

Brand Name : Fragrance & Beyond

2. Smoothing Primer

A high-quality smoothing primer softens and illuminates the skin. It has a unique cream-gel consistency and contains nanoparticles that absorb perspiration and oil. Your skin, even after all the makeup steps, will stay silky all day long with this method.

It hydrates while diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, resulting in a radiant, stunning makeup look. Additionally, it hides imperfections while leaving your skin feeling silky smooth and looking radiant.

We are swooning over Supreme Primer, Make up the base by Lambre for a smooth makeup experience.

Product Description : Lambre Supreme Primer, Make up base, 30 ml

How to use : Cleanse your face and moisturize it. Then take few drops of the primer and dot all over your face and jaw area. Use your fingers to gently dab the product into the skin. Allow for it settle on the skin before putting on your foundation.

Benefits of using this product : Instant smoothing and concealing of minor wrinkles and enlarged pores, Facilitates perfect spreading of foundation, Excellent matte finish, Extends durability of make up, Does not overload skin, Suitable for all skin types

Product Ingredient : Cyclopentasiloxane, Propylene Glycol, Aqua, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Cross Polymer, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloaydimethyl Taurate, Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Silica, Polysorbate 80, Sorbitan Oleate, Isoceteth 10, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexyglycerin.

Shelf Life : 30 months

Country of Origin : India

Brand Name : Lambre

3. HD Primer

The HD face makeup primer immediately reduces the appearance of pores, helps makeup stay put, and makes the skin seem more radiant.

Applying the primer, which has a smooth, silky feel, before applying makeup can help create a flawless canvas. It not only thoroughly penetrates the skin but also helps to shut the pores, preventing the pores from being clogged with makeup.

This Iba Photo Perfect Hd Face Primer, Transparent by Iba cosmetics, is a very good option.

Product Description : Transforms regular makeup into HD makeup.

Iba Photo Perfect HD Face Primer is a pre makeup matte gel base that works in 5 ways to transform your makeup into HD Makeup:

Helps smoothen skin: Lightweight gel formula easily glides onto the skin resulting in an instantly soft, silky, and smooth feel.

Mattifies skin: Oil free formula with no greasy residue absorbs sebum, reduces shine, and gives a matte look.

Fills pores and fine lines: Blends perfectly onto the skin and erases pores and fine lines.

Enhances radiance: Argan extract and vitamin E enriched formula repairs the skin by fighting acne scars and helps in cell regeneration, elasticity, and hydration.

Makeup lasts longer and looks photo perfect: Perfect base for flawless, long lasting HD makeup! Be it liquid foundations, concealers, BB creams, compact powders, or eyeshadow, this primer ensures that your makeup goes on smoothly and effortlessly without caking, creasing, or smudging. Makeup will look more vibrant and stay put for longer after applying this primer.

How to use : Apply evenly as a base over clean, lightly moisturized skin before applying makeup such as liquid foundations, concealers, BB creams, compact powders or eyeshadows for a HD photo perfect look.

Benefits of using this product :
• Oil free formula enriched with argan extract ensures that your makeup lasts longer and looks photo perfect
• Provides a 100% matte look and is suitable for all skin types including oily skin
• 100% natural, vegetarian and vegan product

Product Ingredient : Moroccan Argan Oil, Vitamin E (Tocopheryl Acetate)

Shelf Life : 3 Years
Country of Origin : India

Brand Name : Bombay Shaving Company

4. SPF Primer

It is essential that you apply your recommended daily amount of sun protection factor (SPF), and selecting a cosmetics face primer that also includes SPF is a simple way to add much more daily sunscreen into your routine.

These products will not only help your makeup go on more smoothly and last on your face for longer, but they will also help safeguard your skin from the harmful effects of UV radiation.

We love this MVP Daily Sunscreen + Primer 50 SPF as it gives a velvety smooth finish, has no scent, and is extremely nourishing!

Looking for a sunscreen that doesn’t feel sticky, oily, heavy, and leave you looking like Casper, the friendly ghost?
Don’t worry, we got you!

Meet PULP MVP Daily Sunscreen + Primer 50 SPF hybrid that is ultra nourishing, invisible, fragrance free, and leaves a silky smooth finish.

Whether you want to use it as a makeup gripping primer under foundation or go for a more natural look, this one is a multitasker and an MVP, just like you!

5. Colour-correcting Primer

When applied to the face, a colour-correcting primer helps to hide any underlying skin tones. Coloured primers are a great option for those who suffer from rosacea or purple under-eye circles since they assist in concealing the complexion while also evening out the skin tone.

When you’re on your next makeup online shopping hunt, don’t forget to add this Glow Getter makeup wonder to your cart that makes the skin feel more moisturized, luminous, and velvety with only one tender layer!

Glow Getter


Product Description : ?

Illuminates instantly for a fresh, all over glow
with light bouncing pearl and amethyst pigments.

Keeps your skin supple, plump and hydrated
inside out with potent hyaluronic acid.

Evens out skin tone and brightens your
instantly and over time with niacinamide and super

Works as a makeup gripping primer that
blurs imperfections and extends makeup wear.

Protects you from harsh UV rays and free radicals.

Colour correcting pigments give you a natural rosy
tint for that ‘no makeup’ makeup look.

How to use : 

The possibilities are endless. So’s the glow! ??

Wear it solo for rosy, glowing skin that’s hydrated and even toned.

Use it as a primer to blur imperfections and make your foundation last longer.

?? GLOW:
Works great under and over your makeup! Just mix with your foundation or add a few drops to the cheekbones and inner corners of the eye.

Product Ingredient : Water, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butylene Glycol,
Cyclopentasiloxane, Octyldodecanol, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl
Trimethicone, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Mica (CI 77019), Cyclohexasiloxane,
Glycerin, Niacinamide, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Pentylene Glycol, Titanium
Dioxide (CI 77891), Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate,
Triceteareth 4 Phosphate, Glycol Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Chondrus
Crispus Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, PEG 2
Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane)
Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate
Crosspolymer, PEG 10 Dimethicone, Tromethamine, Sodium
Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane,
Ethylhexylglycerin, Adenosine, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate,
Polysorbate 80, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tin
Oxide (CI 77861), Sorbitan Oleate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Amethyst
Powder, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, 1,2 Hexanediol, Vaccinium
Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit
Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract,
Saccharomyces Ferment, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hyaluronate,
Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid,
Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Hydrolyzed
Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Hyaluronate

Shelf Life : 12 Months

Brand Name : Gush Beauty

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Do you want to deal with your oily/sweaty skin during the festive season? In order to choose a solution that effectively controls excess sebum, look for words like “mattifying” or “velvety” in the product description. Makeup primer will leave you with a luminous or shiny finish without excess oils that ruin your festive makeup.

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1. Does makeup primer actually help?

Several aspects of your makeup regimen, including your face, lips, eyes, eyelashes, and nails, can be improved using primer.

2. How much time should pass between applying face primer and foundation?

To apply foundation, wait until the primer is dry. Prior to applying a new coat of makeup, give the primer a couple of minutes to absorb into the skin.

3. What distinguishes makeup foundation from makeup primer?

A primer is meant to help makeup stay longer, avoid smudges, promote an even application, and provide a smooth texture. A foundation is aimed to balance out skin tone, smooth out lumps and bumps, and disguise redness and other blemishes.

 Femica brings you a step-by-step makeup guide to help you get the look right!

Also Read: Makeup Tips To Sweat Proof Your Look

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