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The Ordinary High-Adherence Silicone Primer 30ml

4.4 of 341 reviews

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Ideal to use alone for a naturally perfected finish, or under makeup to improve longevity, The Ordinary High-Adherence Silicone Primer uses advanced adaptive silicones to act as a matte, hydrating, blurring primer for makeup that looks higher in definition and adheres for longer.
  • Cruelty Free
  • Vegan
  • Artificial Fragrance Free
  • Sulphate Free

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  • Normal to dry
  • Normal to oily
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4.4 of 341 reviews

83% recommend this product

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Most Helpful Positive

The best and most affordable primer I’ve tried!

Shereace

Loving this primer - especially for the price! It has a dewy game-like consistency that melts onto the skin, a little goes a long way! Foundations, concealers and powders apply beautifully over the top without affecting their appearance. My sensitive and acne-prone skin did not react at all to this product, it’s amazing barrier between skin and makeup.

Most Helpful Criticism

Great price not great for dry skin

Shan

The primer is a great price and size and does fill pores well however having combination skin it made my dry skin rub off as it would if using a chemical exfoliant when I used it with the foundation and a brush. May be better for oilier skin types.
  1. Great price, great product!

    Rebecca

    verified purchaser
    AMAZING PRICE! I have this primer in my makeup kit and apply the product in the T-Zone area to minimises pores and create a great base, it just melts into the skin - cannot fault!
  2. The best and most affordable primer I’ve tried!

    Shereace

    Loving this primer - especially for the price! It has a dewy game-like consistency that melts onto the skin, a little goes a long way! Foundations, concealers and powders apply beautifully over the top without affecting their appearance. My sensitive and acne-prone skin did not react at all to this product, it’s amazing barrier between skin and makeup.
  3. Very nice

    Lee

    It's a great primer to use for oily skin and fills in pores very nicely, and allows makeup to last all day. The fact that it's very affordable is just the cherry on top of a great product.
  4. pretty good but basic

    charlotta

    nice as a basic primer fills in pores and creates a pretty smooth, but not flawless complexion. However, the price for the product is excellent.
  5. Omg

    Carly

    I've gone from a $100 primer to this one.. and I definitely do not regret it. I love it!!
  6. Nailed it

    Sarah

    Great product at a good price. Don't see myself changing primers any time soon! Will definitely be a repeat purchase customer.
  7. My Go To

    madi

    Can you believe the price of this primer?

    I cannot. For the price, I cannot fault it. My makeup goes on top nicely, it fills my pores and hydrates the skin too. I would not stay it is the best primer out there.
    But if you want an every day, reach for, inexpensive primer that does the job, this is it.
  8. Great price

    Cheri

    verified purchaser
    This primer is an amazing price and does a pretty good job overall.
    It keeps my makeup intact all day long but I do find that I can get a bit shiny on my T zone.
  9. Great

    Sophie

    verified purchaser
    I used this primer for the first time about a week ago and it worked really well with the adore beauty foundation. I am yet to try in with another foundation but so far love the product and such a great price
  10. Get Primed!

    Nads

    verified purchaser
    This is a great primer, however a bit fussy with the type of foundation you use so make sure it’s a good match!
  11. Love this brand

    Abi

    This primer feels great, doesn’t have a strong scent and definitely keeps my makeup from running off my face on those 30 degree days! Just another great product for a great price from The ordinary.
  12. Cheap but Amazing

    The Best Primer

    I have used every primer under the sun - I'm so excited to have this one that's like a skin care - but cheap and a little goes a long way. It also hides slight imperfections before I even put on foundation!
  13. besttt

    kish

    have mature and yet oily/combination skin. With this being a silicone based primer I was concerned that this would be too oily feeling for my skin. I am glad I tried this because it does not feel oily and is in fact very light and leaves a very soft, Matt finish on the skin.
  14. A little goes a long way

    Abi

    Been using this primer for a few weeks now and have learnt that less is best. The size of a pea is too much. Really easy to apply and spreads lovely.
  15. Great Finish

    Pammie

    This primer enables my foundation to be applied evenly and leaves my overall makeup flawless.
  16. So glad I finally found this

    Bronte

    This has replaced all of the expensive primers I have in my collection and is definitely my favourite. Blurs my skin and makes my foundation apply so smoothly
  17. very smoothing

    john

    smoothes out all my pores and is great for before putting on a face of makeup. I really liked this
  18. Wow

    Senz

    This primer is so good! Great great great one of the best with a great price.
  19. Love the ordinary

    Jen

    It applies smoothly as it is silicone base, very happy with this primer. I use a sponge for my foundation and concealer because I noticed that using brush does not go well with this primer.
  20. Very smoothing

    Asma

    Makes my skin soft and matte and it blurs our pores. Perfect for oily skin girls
  21. Primer without the hole in your wallet

    shreya

    A primer that isn't more expensive than your full face of makeup?!
    The ordinary has provided an amazing primer that goes on super smooth and gets into all those nooks and crannies. I even used it as a moisturizer, as it leaves skin looking smooth, supple and matte.
    Great base for makeup to avoid those pesky breakouts the next morning, but without the pricetag
  22. great daily primer

    sophie

    have been using this for a few months now as my daily primer and im loving it! it makes my skin feel so silky & hydrated after use and my foundation lasts so well! great affordable option for daily use
  23. Okay

    Mischi

    The primer can't hide my large pores completely but helps to control shine and my foundation seems to sit better and last longer.
  24. High quality and inexpensive

    Kelly

    This price can buy this quality of primer should be very worth it. It's also very friendly to the oily skin. I like this product.
  25. High quality and inexpensive

    Kelly

    This price can buy this quality of primer should be very worth it. It's also very friendly to the oily skin. I like this product.
  26. Awesome

    Rach

    For the price I really can't complain about anything! It leaves my face smooth and soft, yes it does have a little rubbery texture and smell but I feel that's being picky. Great for when you want beauty on budget!
  27. Creamy

    TASH

    At first I was a little resistant to try this due to some of the reviews. But then I thought, at this price try it- I’m glad I did! It goes on lovely and smooth and doesn’t ball up with other products.
  28. Does the job

    Nikita

    Primer works quite well, but as with any silicone product, there is a rubbery smell and texture to the product. Personally I wouldn't recommend this as there are nicer water-based alternatives, but the product does what it says.
  29. love it

    rania

    Love this primer. Feels great on my skin and is a 5 star quality for a great budget price!
  30. Great!

    Simone

    A little goes a long way and helps makeup go on easily and doesn't alter shine.
    Love this for an easy affordable go to daily primer.
  31. Better than I thought

    Bec

    I wasn’t sure what to expect when ordering but I am very happy with this primer. I have an oily t-zone so I apply this less in those areas. The primer sits well, I don’t find it oily and it really does help my foundation site much more nicely on my skin!
  32. Good value for money

    Ava

    I really like this product. Unless I come across something organic & amazing, this does the job. I like the texture, how it blurs with or without foundation, and its free of fragrance free.
  33. Easy

    Simone

    I use a sponge for my foundation and concealer because I noticed that using brush does not go well with this primer. It applies smoothly as it is silicone base, very happy with this primer.
  34. Smooth moves

    Torza

    I was a little hesitant to use a silicon primer as I have skin that tends to break out! I have loved The Ordinary range and this one did not disappoint! I love the ease of application and the mousse like feel of how my foundation adheres to the primer. A definite one for the regular buys.
  35. Ordinary's Best primer

    Lara

    I have tried both their primers and I find this one has a better consistency and keeps my make up in place (even after a post work F45 session)
  36. Great!

    Lucy

    Love this brand. This is my fav primer and it is such a good price!!
  37. Good primer for price

    Amy

    This primer goes on nicely but I don’t notice it making much difference to making my make up last. It’s very cheap so worth a try.
  38. Good

    Mik

    Fills pores. A little goes a long way with this product, too much and your foundation may flake off! Only rub in all that's is enough to fill the pores and no more.
  39. Nice primer

    Maria

    It applies smoothly as it is silicone base. I had to use sponge for my foundation and concealer because I notice that using brush does not go well with this primer. I would recommend it.
  40. Nice

    Linda

    I was expecting my foundation to last a bit longer than it has but still a nice primer.
  41. Great

    Jag

    This primer went on lovely and smoothly. I will purchase again
  42. Helps

    Prabhjot

    I have oily, acne prone skin and this really helps controlling oils during the day. So affordable at this price.
  43. Great Primer Great Primer

    Nadia

    So easy to apply and my foundation stays put all day when I use this primer. It's a great price and size and does fill pores.
  44. Affordable

    Charlie

    This for me is a go to easy as well as affordable primer for daily use. It does what it needs toand helps makeup adhere better and doesnt change the shine or all day wearibilty or your makeup
  45. Anything But Ordinary Primer

    Meggs

    I purchased this brand as i had heard awesome reviews from my MUA friends who suggested a great lightweight feeling primer with staying power, and this defintley beyond delivers.

    I tried yesterday as a part of my daily make up routine and my make up lasted 14 hours without budging and was scent free, light weight, and a great price point.

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  46. yes yes yes

    Jess

    Done ✅ for the price of this bad boy what’s to dislike? A little goes a long way and I’ve used it from winter until summer without an issue. This primer contains no glow or extra beamy situations so your makeup glides on and stays put without a sheer glow from underneath which is perfect for daily use (IMO)
  47. Great price great product

    Rachel.23

    Love this for an easy affordable go to daily primer. Does the job, a little goes a long way and helps makeup go on easily and doesn't alter shine or wear all day ability.
  48. Pretty good

    Dhanoa

    Makes the make up last longer. I have found the trick is to use a beauty blender on top of it instead of using a brush. Bargain at such a price.
  49. Lovely Primer

    Stacey

    The primer feels very silky and lasts well with make up. A well-priced option for anyone looking for an everyday primer. Only downside is that it doesn't do much in terms of disguising my pores.
  50. New fave primer!

    Chan87

    I’ve used a variety of primers, both expensive and cheaper. This has to be one of my faves, and the price is amazing!! It sits well on skin, and makeup looks flawless on top.

    The only downside is it’s smell, but that’s only a minor issue in comparison to other products. I’ve recommended this to my sister who also loves it.
  51. Blurs out pores and fine lines and keeps makeup put!

    CSVP

    This has now replaced my usual primer (that costs four times as much) as it is EXCELLENT. Minimises pores and fine lines and my makeup doesn't budge throughout the day, as I have an oily T-Zone a lot of primers are found wanting but this is amazing especially for the price.
  52. Excellent for the price point

    Bec

    I had been using a Dermatogica primer which is quite expensive but very good. For the price point I would say I could happily use this as a daily primer and perhaps save the expensive one for special occasions. Can’t go wrong with this price and quality.
  53. Love!

    Bette

    I have sensitive skin and put on after SPF, glides on beautifully and definitely makes make up last longer.
  54. Love!

    Bette

    I have sensitive skin and put on after SPF, glides on beautifully and definitely makes make up last longer.
  55. Great product

    SC

    I have oily/acne skin and this primer works perfectly for me, I always have a lovely flawless skin when I use this.. even my husband comments.
  56. Great price not great for dry skin

    Shan

    The primer is a great price and size and does fill pores well however having combination skin it made my dry skin rub off as it would if using a chemical exfoliant when I used it with the foundation and a brush. May be better for oilier skin types.
  57. it was okay

    Chandi

    I just bought the second one and I think it does a pretty good job as a primer despite of its cheap price.
  58. Is okay...

    Lara

    While I love the brand, this primer doesn’t feel as nice as their high spreadable primer which I adore!
  59. Excellent primer

    Maree

    This primer is amazing for the price. It leaves skin super duper smooth and makeup sits so well ontop on it
  60. Okay

    Sam

    Pretty good product, but made my make-up go blotchy after a few hours. Works better without using a moisturiser on the skin first.
  61. good, affordable primer for everyday use

    Minka

    I'm glad I decided to try this primer. It is more liquid than other silicone primers, so it's easy to apply. I don't think it's as good as the Benefit porefessional, or the Hourglass veil primer, but it is much, much cheaper, so better for everyday use.
  62. Excellent Primer!!

    Caitlin

    Doesn’t clog my skin and keeps hold of differ t makeups very well with light and heavy coverage.
  63. Good adherence

    KateyKate

    I like that this primer seems to seal in all the acid, serum and moisturiser I put on under it so that it gives a natural, flawless finish.
  64. Great product and value

    Shell

    Wow. Love this. Definitely works well with liquid foundation and the price is so affordable. One to keep in the makeup kit
  65. Very affordable Primer!!

    Desy

    Very affordable Primer!! This is my first product from the ordinary and it is a good product.
  66. Not the best but suits price

    Brooke B

    I purchased this primer purely because of the price. It did an okay job of keeping my makeup in place, however I did not like the texture as I applied it. It felt almost grainy and was not a nice feeling. I have since bought the High Spreadability Fluid Primer from The Ordinary range and MUCH prefer it over this one.
  67. The best feeling on the skin

    Sally

    I’m always skeptical about silicone primers especially considering how affordable this one is, but it’s gone above my expectations. It feels so nice on the skin whilst making the skin look wonderful as well, it goes very well with my foundations and doesn’t cause any sort of separation or discolouring.
  68. Caused breakouts

    Kitty

    I wouldn't recommend this product if you are prone to breakouts. My skin was terrible every time I tried it.
  69. Perfect for Day to Day

    Ash

    I tried this Ordinary Primer after I tried their other one first. The texture is amazing, it feels so light and smooth going onto your skin. I find it holds my make up well on most parts of my face (besides areas I am more oily), perfect for your everyday face.
  70. WOW

    Anna

    I can't believe this is so affordable! It really works to fill my pores in and give a smooth, almost slippery surface for foundation.
  71. LOVE

    Tayto

    Applying the primer is my favorite part of my skin regime as it makes my skin so god damn soft. I am in love.
  72. Best Primer

    LILY

    Works like a dream, glides on and helps pores basically vanish, and for its price - you cannot go wrong!
  73. wonderful primer!!

    ange

    I've got combination skin and get VERY sweaty. I found that my makeup was just melting off with my sweat but this primer has definitely helped with keeping my makeup on my face!! It also definitely blurs the appearance of my large pores. Love it and will definitely be buying this again!!!
  74. Loving it!

    Jackie

    I think this is a great primer and you cannot beat the price! It is a bit thicker than some primers, but it does an amazing job at blurring lines and makes pores look smaller. My make up seems to last a lot longer through out the day now where as some other primers I have used my make up looked cakey by the end of the day. This is my go to primer now :)
  75. Better than veil

    Bliss_beth

    I have really oily skin and tried cheap and expensive primers - including the fabled Hourglass Veil which did NOTHING for me. This primer does a really good job, especially considering the price. Fills my pores, dampens the shine and feels nice to apply. Will definitely buy again.
  76. It's ok

    Liz

    I found this primer to be very thick, as in it felt like it was clogging my pores. It does the job of decreasing pore size and sitting well under your make up but I don't think I'll re purchase.
  77. AMAZING value

    Jasmine

    No need to buy expensive smoothing (silicone-based) primers anymore! This has replaced anything pore-filling in my makeup bag, it is such good value and for under $10 I’m not sure why you would still be buying other pore-filling primers! This does exactly what it claims to do. If you can get past it not being scented/fragranced you’ll be sure to love it
  78. As Stated.

    Elliebelle

    This primer does exactly what it states.
    I personally have never noticed the smell.
    Works well over full coverage makeup and prevents the afternoon T-zone oil on my face.
    Overall, would recommend.
  79. Great for Price

    Hannah

    It's a nice base, leaves your skin feeling very smooth and soft.
    Really does have a blurring effect.
    I like to use this on days where I don't wear makeup to soften the texture of my skin.
    It's not my favourite primer or my favourite product from the Ordinary but it does work well.
    I find that while it is super cheap the container also doesn't last very long.
  80. Great Product

    Kelly

    This product did exactly what it was meant to! It feels so soft and smooth once applied.
    It smells like a brand new doll, but I don’t mind the smell.
  81. Best primer I have ever used

    Michelle

    I have tried a few primers previously but have not found anything that I think work. I get an oily tzone by the middle of the day. I have used this product now for a few weeks and I have not had the problem with my Tzone since then. I love it and have bought more of them. The price is another winner!
  82. Great primer!

    Jade

    This primer feels silky and light and doesn’t have that strange silicone feel like many other cheaper primers. Smoothed out my skin and felt moisturizing. People commented on my skin, and this was the only new addition in my makeup routine. Makeup lasted throughout the day with no touch ups. So affordable too!
  83. So so

    Belinda

    Very affordable like the rest of the range, I have purchased quite a few of their products and this is the least favourite. Sits nicely on face however reacts with my Ella badge eye cream to create a new substance I have to wipe off my face. I’ve tried it a few times but I really can’t tell the difference when I wear it and when I don’t. I have combination skin with an oily t-zone, mildly sensitiv...
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  84. Great!

    Neysa

    Can't beat this for the price.
    I'm so in love with the ordinary and highly recommend most of their products.
    including this..
    Best silicone primer for the lowest price i've ever seen.
  85. Great primer!

    Robyn

    Love how smoothly this primer glides on and that’s it’s super affordable. Perfect for someone that is new to the primer world!
  86. Smoothing

    Sha

    So smoothing and makes my skin look blurred. However, I think the silicone makes it pill - so use a bit less, or wait a while to apply foundation after
  87. what sensational value!

    monnette

    I love The Ordinary's products and price point - honestly - it doesn't get better!

    The prime is great - smooth on application, gives your skin that nice, soft, velvety feel. Makeup glides on and stays on.

    This product over-delivers in my view for the negligible price tag in the world of skincare :)
  88. Amazing price

    Isabel

    This primer is great for under make up and is an amazing price. Definitely worth giving it a go.
  89. pretty smooth

    becca

    im not really one for heavy makeup so i dont really need a primer, but i really like the look of matte skin so i decided to try this out since my sister is a big fan of it! it's actually pretty good, but it does feel a bit sticky and does not feel light on the skin. to describe it best, it feels like wearing lipbalm on your skin. overall, it does its job!
  90. I'm impressed

    Jules

    I love this primer. I have mature skin and it really does diminish fine lines and helps my foundation glide on smoothly, making my skin look and feel softer.
  91. Wow

    Toya

    Makes all the difference for a smoother look. Cannot believe the affordable price for such a great product! Only used once so far and I'm in love already.
  92. Amazing.

    Angela Kay

    Amazing. I’ve never found a primer that works so well with my skin, and for the price, how could you go wrong? Once I found this primer, I haven’t even bothered trying any other, I’m sold.
  93. Love this

    Larissa

    This primer evens out my skin making a smooth base to apply makeup. A little goes a long way.
  94. Great introductory product

    Robyn

    First time primer user here and I’m really happy with the price point and the feel of this product. My makeup glides on after use and no skin irritation, so a massive plus!
  95. Best primer for oily skin

    Ming Min

    This primer is the best for oily skin, as it can stay long.
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