Makeup helps in accentuating the facial features and when done right, it can entirely change your look. However, there are a lot of steps and procedures that you have to follow if you want to perfect your makeup. One such step which is mostly neglected by a lot of people is a primer. It helps in building the base and making it even for the makeup to look flawless. However, if spending money on it seems unreasonable to you, you can always make it at home as we have explained in the DIYs shared below…

Make your own Makeup Primer - Easy DIY Makeup Primer
Make your own Makeup Primer – Easy DIY Makeup Primer

Sunscreen, Aloe Vera And Foundation Primer

Things you will need:

 Sunscreen  1/4th Tsp
 Aloe Vera Gel  1 tbsp
 Liquid Foundation  1 Tsp
 Loose Powder  A pinch
 Moisturizer  1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a small container, add all the ingredients in it and mix well using a stick.
  2. You should get an even consistency so add in more powder or cream based on the consistency.
  3. Store this in a cool dry place.
  4. To use, scoop some out and apply it onto your face or eyelids, whichever area you have to prime.
  5. Dab well to even the texture out.

Witch Hazel, Aloe And Glycerin Primer

Things you will need:

 Witch Hazel  2 tbsp
 Aloe Vera Gel  1 Tsp
 Distilled Water  1 tbsp
 Glycerin  3 tbsp
 Lavender Essential Oil  3 drops
 Frankincense Oil  2 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take a spray bottle, place a funnel on its mouth and pour all these ingredients in it.
  2. Close the lid and shake the bottle to mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Store it in a cool place.
  4. Spray some out in your palms and apply it onto your face or whichever area you want to prime.
  5. Dab properly to even the skin out.

Simple Aloe Vera Primer

Things you will need:

 Aloe Vera  1 Tsp
 Bowl  1
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Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and add 1 Tsp of aloe vera to it.
  2. Take it in between your fingers and warm it up a little.
  3. Massage really well onto the skin till it completely gets absorbed by the skin.
  4. You can continue with your foundation after this.

Aloe Vera And Almond Oil Primer

Things you will need:

 Aloe Vera  1 tbsp
 Water  3 tbsp
 Almond Oil  2 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take a container, add in all the ingredients in it.
  2. Mix it using a wooden spoon.
  3. Take some in your fingers and apply it onto your face.
  4. Dab well onto your skin and even it out.

Kaoline, Arrowroot Powder and Aloe Vera Gel Primer

Things you will need:

 Kaolin Clay  1/2 Tsp
 Arrowroot Powder  1/2 Tsp
 Aloe Vera Gel  2 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a container and mix the powders first.
  2. Add in the aloe vera gel to it and mix well.
  3. Dip your foundation brush in this and apply a thin layer of it on your face.
  4. Allow it to dry for 5-10 minutes.

Aloe Vera And Coconut Oil Primer

Things you will need:

 Aloe Vera Gel  1/3rd cup
 Coconut Oil  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a container and mix both the ingredients in it.
  2. Take some of it in your palm and apply onto your face.
  3. Massage well and let it dry. It will take a little time for the skin to absorb it.
  4. Apply the foundation only after the skin has absorbed the primer in.

Foundation, Concealer And Body Butter Primer

Things you will need:

 Liquid Foundation  1 Tsp
 Concealer  1 Tsp
 Body Butter  1 Tsp
 Aloe Vera Gel  A few drops

Procedure:

  1. Take a container and add liquid foundation, concealer, body butter and aloe vera gel in it.
  2. Use a wooden spoon and mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Take some of this primer on your foundation brush and apply a thin layer onto your skin.
  4. Dab till the skin absorbs the primer entirely and then apply moisturizer.
  5. Store it in a dark and cool place.
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Lip Balm Primer

Things you will need:

 Lip Balm  1/2 Tsp
 Arrowroot Powder  1 Tsp
 Liquid Foundation  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a small microwavable container and add 1/2 Tsp of lip balm and melt it. Prefer natural homemade balm.
  2. Choose another container with a lid, add Arrowroot and liquid foundation to it.
  3. Mix lip balm to it and using a spoon mix all these ingredients really well.
  4. Take some in between your fingers and apply it on your eyelids.
  5. Massage till the skin absorbs it entirely.
  6. Go ahead with the eyeshadow, it will stick for a longer time.

Translucent Powder, Moisturizing Cream And Foundation Primer

Things you will need:

 Translucent Powder  1 tbsp
 Moisturizing Cream  1 Tsp
 Foundation  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a small container with a lid.
  2. Add in all the three ingredients into it and mix them well using a spoon.
  3. Dip your ring finger into the solution and apply this primer onto your skin.
  4. Massage well to cover the whole face with this solution.
  5. Let the skin absorb it and carry on with your makeup.

Glycerin, Rose And Lavender Primer

Things you will need:

 Glycerin  2 tbsp
 Rose Hydrosol  3 tbsp
 Rose Petal Witch Hazel  3 tbsp
 Lavender Oil  8 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take a spray bottle and add all these ingredients to it.
  2. Close the lid and shake well to mix them.
  3. Spray some of it onto your face by keeping it 8 inches away from your face.
  4. Let the skin absorb it and then apply your foundation after it.
  5. You can also spray this after putting on the makeup as a setting spray.
  6. This is perfect for people with oily skin as it is a water-based primer.
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Glycerin Primer

Things you will need:

 Glycerin  1 Part
 Water  3 part

Procedure:

  1. Take a spray bottle and add in both the ingredients to it.
  2. Close the lid and shake well to mix both the ingredients.
  3. Spray some of it directly onto the face by maintaining an 8-inch space between face and spray.
  4. Let the skin absorb it and finish with a foundation.

Lotion, BB Cream And Aloe Vera

Things you will need:

 Lotion  3 tbsp
 BB Cream  1 tbsp
 Aloe Vera Gel  3 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Scrape some fresh aloe vera gel out from the leaf into a bowl.
  2. Whip it and till there are no lumps.
  3. Add the other 2 ingredients to it and mix them well.
  4. You can also add essential oil to it if you want.
  5. Dip your fingers in it and apply some of it on your face.
  6. Massage it well so the skin absorbs it.
  7. Continue applying your makeup.


Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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