Applyingli a primeri beforeb foundation is essential. It creates a smooth layer that holds foundation in place and guarantees it’ll still be looking flawless on the dance floor at 1am. Using one with an SPF is handy for extra protection at outdoor events over summer.
(1) Dermalogica Age Try Smart SkinPerfect Primer
SPF30, $98. If you’re conscious of pores, use a primer that helps diminish their look. We like (2) Revlon PhotoReady Pore Reducing Primer, $32.