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There are several options for makeup primer and remover among black owned makeup brands as described below. This is an update from a previous post about makeup primer and remover to provide additional information about their uses, and new products.
Makeup primer and remover are considered essential elements of a beauty regiment. Makeup primer is applied after moisturizer and before makeup. The use of a makeup primer serves several purposes. These include serving as a protective shield between the skin and makeup, reducing the appearance of oil or shine, and increasing the longevity of your makeup application. Makeup primer also smooths the surface of the skin and helps to conceal blemishes and fine lines. There are various types of primers that can be applied underneath foundation, eye shadow, and lipstick. It is important to consider your skin type (e.g., oily versus dry) in choosing a makeup primer.6
Removing makeup at the end of the day is also important. Skin cells rejuvenate while sleeping and makeup can clog the pores and impede cell rejuvenation. The failure to remove makeup can also irritate and damage the skin. There are different types of makeup removers that serve different purposes. These include products for the face, lips and eyes, as well as oil-based removers, and portable wipes. Again, you should consider your skin type in selecting a makeup remover.4 I encourage you to review products on company websites to identify those that work for you.
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- Laws Of Nature (advertisement) offers an antioxidant primer, a moisturizing serum that softens the skin and contains vitamins B3, B5, B6, and E.
- BLK/OPL offers an oil blocking gel primer. This and other primers are also available on Amazon (advertisement).
- Blac Minerals offers a natural face primer that smooths and moisturizes.
- Danessa Myricks offers a FX hydrating lotion in two shades.
- Joy Lorraine offers a foundation primer, and an eye and lip primer.
- Ka’Oir Cosmetics offers a primer for the eye and lip.
- Luv + Co. offers a face and eye primer.
- Plain Jane offers a time to prime in regular and sample size.
- Beauty Bakerie offers a lip whip remover that are 50 2 in 1 oil based wipes. The lip whip remover is available at Ulta. (advertisement).
- Danessa Myricks offers an essential eye and lip makeup remover.
- Ka’oir offers a makeup remover for the face, lips, and eyes.
- Plain Jane Beauty offers micellar water eye makeup remover.
- Vera Moore offers an eye makeup remover.
In reviewing these products I hope you find a makeup primer or remover that works for you.
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More information can be found from the following references for this article.
- Derrick, Julyne. “What is Primer: And do I need it? 24, September, 2017. https://www.liveabout.com/what-is-makeup-primer-and-do-i-need-it-346076
- Lamont-Djite, Tara. “Get it off! All you need to know about makeup removers.” 31 July, 2012. https://www.beautylish.com/a/vcsis/get-it-off-all-you-need-to-know-about-makeup-removers
- Noor, Syeda Farah “Benefits of using a makeup primer.” 9 December, 2015. https://www.boldsky.com/beauty/make-up-tips/2015/benefits-of-using-a-makeup-primer-094242.html
- Smith, Mary. “How to choose makeup remover.” https://beauty.onehowto.com/article/how-to-choose-makeup-remover-9574.html
- Uniprix. “The importance of proper makeup removal and cleansing.” 15 June, 2015. https://www.uniprix.com/en/tips/3/dermo-cosmetic/importance-proper-makeup-removal-cleansing
- WikiHow. “How to choose makeup primer.” https://www.wikihow.com/Choose-Makeup-Primer