5 Best Water-Based Primers (for Dry, Oily, and Mature Skin)

No doubt a good makeup primer is important to give you the best looks especially if you wear makeup regularly.

A water-based makeup primer feels light and ideal for all skin types whether it’s dry skin, acne-prone, or oily skin.

More beneficial to oily and acne-prone as a water-based primer doesn’t clog your skin pores.

If you are confused about which is the best water-based primer for your skin type, we have hand-picked the 5 best water base primer for different skin types, here you go.

Best Water-Based Primer For Dry Skin

#1. Rimmel Stay Matte Mattifying Primer 

best cream blush for aging skin

Best Water-Based Primers For Oily Skin

#3. Revlon Prime Plus Makeup & Skincare Primer 

Best eyeshadow for sensitive eyes

#4. TULA Skin Care Face Filter Blurring and Moisturizing Primer 

Best compact for oily skin

Best Water-Based Primer For Mature Skin

#5. L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Blurring Face Primer 

Best face powder for oily skin prone acne


For more hydration on your dry skin, Maybelline New York Face Studio Master Prime Primer is suitable for daily usage, plus it gives a shiny effect when used alone.

The greasy skin requires a primer that does not make it look sleeker, hence Revlon Prime Plus Makeup & Skincare Primer works. 

Matured skin requires a nice primer that reduces the wrinkly effect, L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Blurring Face Primer works best in this context. The skin type does not matter.