Primers are a must before applying makeup because they make your skin appear smooth and also make your makeup last longer. And there is a reason why, Napoleon Perdis, celebrity makeup artist says “not to prime is a crime.” Great primers can be expensive but primers can easily be made at home using natural ingredients. With this simple natural makeup primer recipe, you can make a perfect base to your makeup using minimal ingredients
Thing you need:
3 tablespoons of aloe vera (because it consists of mostly water and is rich in Vitamin E)
3 tablespoons of moisturizer
1 and a half tablespoons of foundation
A container to store the orimer
Steps to follow:
Take a bowl to mix these ingredients. Peel the aloe vera leaves carefully, blend it in a blender and add all of the ingredients in the bowl. You can add a few drops of sunscreen for optimal sun protection, if you want. Make sure you mix the ingredients well until you create a paste like consistency. When the mixture is ready, you can apply it using either a sponge, brush or by with your fingers. Mixing well is important as it will allow you to apply the consistency across your face.
Apply moisturizer across your face before you apply the primer for optimal results. Let the primer dry before you apply makeup.
How to store:
Refrigerate the primer to extend its shelf life. But, you have to use it within 1-2 weeks because this is a natural recipe without any added preservatives.
Making primers at home is a quick, easy and effective way of achieving flawless skin. Plus, you’ll save some money. So, its a win-win!