How Do I Make My Eyeshadow Last All Day?

Some of the best companies in the industry know primers aren’t just for foundation. Eyelid primers are incredibly useful for helping extend the life of your shadow and liner.

If you’re a true beauty fiend, you know a great primer is the best way to help your foundation stand the test of time. Some of the best companies in the industry know primers aren’t just for foundation. Eyelid primers are incredibly useful for helping extend the life of your shadow and liner.

We’ve chosen some of our best eyeshadow primers so that you, too, can have eyeshadow that lasts all day. By the time you reach the end of this list, we’re pretty sure you’ll be dying to bring home one of these amazing products!

 

How do I make my eyeshadow last all day?

 

Laura Mercier Eye Basics


Designed to help create a perfect canvas for your eye makeup, this eyelid primer comes in several shades that colour-correct to minimise flaws in the eye area. Eye Basics sets up your lid for a perfect shadow application.

Safe for the delicate eye area due to its base of soothing botanicals, beeswax, and plant waxes, this primer holds makeup all day and nourishes the eye area. Vitamins A, C, and E provide anti-ageing and antioxidant protection. The formula even contains a dash of retinyl palmitate to stimulate cell turnover, making it unique in that it also offers a skincare benefit.

 

How do I make my eyeshadow last all day?

 

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Eye Base


This lovely, rich formula makes some pretty bold claims, insisting it can extend the life of your shadow by 8 hours, and it fully delivers! A tried-and-true makeup artist favourite, this eyeshadow primer is used by pros and consumers alike to keep shadow locked in place through just about any conditions.

The magic of Long-Wear Eye Base is in its large quantity of colour-correcting pigments, which erase redness and discolouration, providing a clear, perfect canvas for your shadow.

 

Benefit Stay Don’t Stray Eye & Concealer Primer


Not only does this incredible eye primer do everything you want an eye primer to do: nourish, soothe, colour-correct, and prime. But it can also be used around the full eye area to help lock your under-eye concealer in place as well.

No more smudged eyeliner residue lurking beneath your eye or concealer settling into fine lines. This ultimate formula makes a full eye look stay put for hours. We’re sure you’ll love it!

These are just a few of our favourites, but we’ve got plenty more where that came from! Check out our full selection of eye primers for tons of options for your new makeup bag staple.

 

How do I make my eyeshadow last all day?

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