When creating any makeup look it starts with a great base. So it is really important to have the correct products and to understand where and why to apply them to get that flawless look. Surprisingly enough it does take some practice and a few tricks to achieve that no make up look. First and foremost before applying any makeup be sure that you or your client's face is cleansed and moisturized.
Make up primer is the base for foundation to ensure makeup goes on smoother and lasts longer. There are many variations of primers categorized by skin type and finish. For example matte primers are a sought after finish for oily skin types. This primer would help reduce the look of oil and shine throughout the day. Below are example of popular primer at a high-end vs. affordable price points for a variety of skin types.
Smashbox Photo Finish http://www.ulta.com/photo-finish-foundation-primer?productId=xlsImpprod3590041
Maybelline Baby Skin http://www.ulta.com/baby-skin-instant-pore-eraser-primer?productId=xlsImpprod6370971
LE BLANC DE CHANEL http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/makeup-base-le-blanc-de-chanel-138459
Loreal Magic Lumi Light Infusing http://www.lorealparisusa.com/products/makeup/face/makeup-primer/magic-lumi-primer-magic-lumi-light-infusing-primer.aspx?shade=Magic-Lumi-Light-Infusing-Primer
Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer http://www.sephora.com/timeless-smoothing-primer-P387228
Secret No.1 Magic Perfecting Base http://www.ulta.com/studio-secrets-professional-secret-no1-magic-perfecting-base?productId=xlsImpprod1980035
The POREfessional Face Primer http://www.ulta.com/porefessional-face-primer?productId=xlsImpprod2290003
NYX Pore Filler http://www.ulta.com/pore-filler?productId=xlsImpprod4141607
Make Up Forever STEP 1 http://www.sephora.com/step-1-skin-equalizer-primer-P393965