Which Tinted Primer Would Work Best for My Skin Tone?

Tinted primer is great for subtly evening out skin tones and neutralising discolouration. Colour-correcting primers come in varying hues, so you need to learn which colour fixes what.

Tinted primer is great for subtly evening out skin tones and neutralising discolouration. Colour-correcting primers come in varying hues, so you need to learn which colour fixes what.


Which tinted primer would work best for my skin tone?


Tinted Primers for Dull Skin


If you're struggling with tired-looking skin, consider a pink primer to add a glow and mask signs of fatigue. Pink and salmon hues are particularly popular for concealing dark under-eye circles. But adding pink to your face can help brighten your complexion as a whole.

Pink cosmetics contain a blend of red, orange, and yellow pigments. Accordingly, pink is great for counteracting the blue, purple, and green hues in tired skin and dark under-eye circles.

If you're looking for an all-over primer, we recommend Clinique Superprimer Face Primer in Colour Corrects Dullness. This product is perfect for giving life to your dull and tired-looking skin whilst creating a smooth finish for easy makeup application. You can wear Colour Corrects Dullness alone or under makeup.

 

Which tinted primer would work best for my skin tone?


Tinted Primers for Ruddy Skin


Blemishes, sunburn, rosacea, and general irritation give your face a red cast. A primer with green hues will help neutralise your skin tone for a more even look. If you're using a green primer or corrector, it's always recommended you use it underneath foundation. Using green primer on its own can make you look ill!

If you have blemishes or acne scars, consider spot-applying BECCA Backlight Colour Correcting Crème in Pistachio. This product tackles specific areas of redness and blends uneven skin tones.

If you're suffering from more widespread redness such as rosacea or sunburn, try an all-over green primer. We recommend Red Earth Prime Perfection Corrective Makeup Base in Green, which neutralises redness and helps makeup go on evenly. This product also contains antioxidants and natural oils to treat your skin.


Tinted Primers for Sallow Skin


Sallow skin can make you look unwell or old. Sallowness is mostly caused by yellow undertones in the skin. A primer with a lilac tint will help balance the skin tone for a fresher, more youthful look. Lilac tones also give your skin an immediate lift and brighten your complexion.

If you have widespread yellow pigmentation, we recommend Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfector in Invisible Bright, which combats unwanted yellow tones and general sallowness.

Consider teaming your primer up with BECCA Backlight Colour Correcting Crème in Violet. This product neutralises any isolated areas of yellow skin, such as the upper eyelids or a fading bruise.

If you want to tackle tired skin, sallow skin, or redness, colour-correcting primers work wonders. The right product will neutralise unwanted skin tones for a more even finish and a more beautiful you.

 

Which tinted primer would work best for my skin tone?