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Forget diamonds—SPF is a girl’s true best friend. Dermatologists agree—applying sunscreen is the number one thing you can do for your skin to keep it healthy and looking young. We were thrilled to discover this corrective primer, which delivers a flawless complexion and protects against UV damage. Use it as a base for foundation, or on its own for all-day-long defense.

How it Works

Wearing this base is like traveling around with your own professional lighting crew: Light-diffusing microspheres create a soft-focus effect, diminishing imperfections. Nylon-12 fills in fine lines and wrinkles, vitamin E reduces the formation of free radicals, and SPF 30 shields skin from UVA and UVB rays. Finally, moisturizing squalane delivers antioxidants and protects against additional environmental damage.

How to Use

After moisturizing, gently apply to your face with your fingers. The lightweight formula goes on white, but is translucent once it settles.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: OCTINOXATE 7.0 % OCTISALATE 5.0 % ZINC OXIDE 8.7 %

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: WATER (AQUA) BUTYLENE GLYCOL OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE DIMETHICONE STEARETH-20 STEARETH-2 STEARYL ALCOHOL GLYCERYL STEARATE PEG-100 STEARATE CETEARETH-6 SQUALANE NYLON-12 MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE CELLULOSE GUM XANTHAN GUM SODIUM POLYACRYLATE TOCOPHERYL ACETATE TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN PHENOXYETHANOL o-CYMEN-5-ol

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

A little goes a long way!
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I have been using this sample in my travel bag. It goes on smooth and I love that is has SPF 30 (my regular primer does not). A little goes a long way. I would consider purchasing this primer when my regular primer is gone.

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Great primer
Purchased

I received this as a sample in my Birchbox and ended up buying it. I didn't realize what a difference using a primer makes! MAKE really kept my skin oil free throughout the day, and it helped my makeup stay put. I ran out a few months ago and would love to buy it again, but it's been out of stock! I ended up switching to Pur Minerals primer (also Birchbox) and love it almost more-it's also paraben-free if you like that sort of thing, which I do. I would, however, buy MAKE primer again.

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Nice primer
Purchased

A great every day primer and sunscreen to wear. Works better as a primer for powdery concealer. Would recommend to anyone looking for an on the go primer.

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Eye makeup stays put
Purchased

I always seem to have trouble with my eye makeup not wanting to stay put....I started using this when I got a sample in my box and it fixed the issue! No more creasing, fading, or feathering. Yay!

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LOVE THIS PRODUCT!
Purchased

I have seriously tried 20 different primers since I've been old enough to know what primer is. MAKE really keeps your face matted so that you don't have any oil, it has SPF to protect your skin, and it makes your makeup stay fresh all day long. I definitely recommend you use this product

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nice spf

Skin protection is a big thing, and this helps with that. I love that it protects my skin from UV damage. I have used it alone and under foundation.

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Love Love Love
Purchased

I love this primer! I use it underneath Laura Mercier Mineral powder, it keeps my makeup fresh and in place all day with a nice little glow. Also, you can't beat the SPF.

I'm really picky about primers, and I'm happy I got to try it out before ordering the full size.

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Nice
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I really liked the sample I got, so I ordered a full size. I do like it, but realized I don't love it. I think I might like the silicone based ones better--just personal preference.

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Great primer!
Purchased

I was looking for a primer that wasn't too heavy or oily. This one is perfect. I loved the sample so much I purchased it! Plus, the extra sunscreen protection doesn't hurt!

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Held makeup in place without shine or glare

My one gripe about wearing mineral makeup is that I often have a "glare"problem halfway through the day because of all the moisture. Not this time. I put this sample on under my mineral makeup and then went out in the damp London weather, and six hours later my makeup's still flawless.

I don't have too much experience with makeup primers so I'm not going to say this is a perfect product, but I am impressed. Will purchase this product once my sample runs out.

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