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This universally flattering $10 primer takes aim at fine lines and 'blurs pores like no other'

Over 10,000 reviewers agree: This superhero anti-wrinkle formula masks imperfections and creates a flawless base for makeup.

If you use foundation, concealer, tinted sunscreen or literally any other kind of makeup and aren't using a primer, it's time to change that. This is especially true if you feel like your makeup is leaving your pores visible and doing nothing for lines and wrinkles. But not every primer is created equal! Luckily, there IS an add-on that can make all the difference: Elizabeth Mott's Thank Me Later Illuminating Face Primer. Let us tell you, the blurring and smoothing impact of this primer major.

The Thank Me Later Primer smooths pores, lines and wrinkles while creating a flawless base for makeup.

$19 at Amazon

If you're new to primer, it's an easy thing to fold into your routine. Apply after moisturizer, before foundation—and watch how it minimizes pores and softens lines and wrinkles instantly. With more than 10,000 five-star reviews and an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, Elizabeth Mott's Thank Me Later Illuminating Face Primer is an easy win.

This is a great pick for mature skin and if you're wondering if the primer makes your skin feel weighed down, shoppers say it feels "super light." The texture feels similar to a combination of a CC and BB cream — it's smooth and velvety and doesn't make your skin feel greasy throughout the day and it has a pore-minimizing effect. This long-lasting primer is available in a universal shade that is flattering for all skin tones and types including oily complexions.

A smooth base is key for flawless makeup. (Amazon)
A smooth base is key for flawless makeup. (Amazon)

What reviewers say

Here's what Amazon shoppers are saying about the multi-tasking blurring primer.

I'm in my 70s and this primer works very well. It stays on all day and evens out my skin tone," shares a mature-skinned customer. "I use it under Lancôme foundation and get lots of compliments on my complexion. I'll buy it again, for sure. I think the price is very fair for a product that performs as well as the big-name ones. Better, in some cases."

"The product glides on easily," a shopper explained. "The feel is more water-like. I have fine lines, wrinkles and large pores, but this product helps with all of those things. I usually use professional [products], but this one is really working for me."

"I love this product," writes another satisfied reviewer. "I can use it alone like a CC+ Cream or under makeup and it totally reduces my redness. I love how it feels when it goes on and it lasts all day! Feels like a moisturizer and gives a makeup effect without the makeup. Must buy!

Another five-star reviewer shares: "Let me tell you that this stuff blurs pores like no other!!!! I have very oily skin so I decided to apply this on my bare face (no makeup) and see how it would hold up the oiliness throughout the day and it passed the test!

Shoppers love the primer's velvet texture that locks makeup in place all day.

$19 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.