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15 Best Eye Makeup Primers

Get your makeup to last longer than ever with these top reader-rated primers


15 Best Eye Makeup Primers

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As any makeup artist will tell you, “It’s a crime not to prime!” And this is especially true when it comes to eye makeup primers. The signs of not using one are easy to spot — smudged, creased eyeshadow and runny eyeliner, anyone? Don’t be an eye makeup offender and give one of these top-rated primers a try.

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No. 15: Paula Dorf Eye Primer, $25 average reader rating: 7.8


Great for “brides, prom-goers, and anyone else who needs the staying power that only [this] eye primer can ensure.”

No. 14: Lancome Aquatique Waterproof Eyecolour Base, $24.50 average reader rating: 7.9


“My eyeshadow looks as lovely [at the end of the day] as the moment I applied it … no matter how many hours have elapsed.”

No. 13: Clinique Touch Base for Eyes, $14.50 average reader rating: 8.2


“I am the not-so-proud owner of the world’s slickest eyelids. This product is one of my few makeup products I WON’T do without.”

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