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7 Best foundation primers

Erica Mayyasi is a Red Sox fan in Manhattan. After stints at various magazines she now works full-time in public relations, though she continues to write for a number of sites including her blog

Keep your makeup in place

For foundation that stays perfectly put you need to put down a base on your face with a foundation primer. Not only will this help your makeup outlast your day, but it will also improve its appearance. We've got the scoop on the best foundation primers of the bunch.


Primer #4: Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer

To help even out skin discolorations, this color correcting primer from Smashbox is the gold standard. The luxuriously silky smooth formula comes in three colors: green, which minimizes redness, apricot, which hides under eye circles, veins and sun spots, and lavender, which balances yellow skintones. You truly will be photo ready in a snap! $38 from

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