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Makeup is an essential part of any performance, whether it’s a recital, play, or dance performance. It enhances the overall appearance of performers and helps you stand out on stage. However, the application of makeup can be tricky, especially when it comes to keeping it in place for an extended period. That’s where a primer comes in. A primer is a base that you apply before your foundation, and it serves several purposes.

At Stage Beauty Co, we believe that a good face primer is essential to creating a seamless and long-lasting makeup look. Our silicone-based primer is specially designed to provide the perfect base for your makeup, ensuring that it stays put throughout your entire performance day.

Here's why you should consider adding a face primer to your performance makeup routine:

The Benefits of Using a Primer:

A primer offers several benefits that make it an indispensable part of any makeup routine, especially for performers. Here are some of the benefits:

1. Helps Makeup Last Longer:

The primary function of a primer is to create a smooth base for foundation and help it stay in place for longer. A good primer minimizes the need for touch-ups, and performers can focus on their performance rather than worrying about their makeup smudging or fading.

2. Reduces the Appearance of Fine Lines:

A silicone-based primer fills in fine lines and pores, creating a smoother surface for foundation application. This creates a more youthful and flawless appearance on stage.

3. Minimizes the Need for Reapplication:

A primer helps the makeup to stay in place, even in hot and humid conditions. Performers can dance, sing, and perform without worrying about their makeup.

4. Gives a Matte Finish:

A primer creates a smooth and even surface for foundation, which can result in a matte finish. This is ideal for performers who want a more natural look or for those who perform in high-definition environments.

Using a Primer in Your Performance Makeup Routine:

Now that we’ve discussed the benefits of using a primer, let’s talk about how to use it in your performance makeup routine.

1. Start with Clean Skin:

Always start with a clean and moisturized face before applying a primer.

2. Apply the Primer:

Take a small amount of primer and apply it to your face, focusing on areas where you have fine lines or large pores. Use a makeup sponge or your fingers to blend it in evenly.

3. Wait for the Primer to Set:

Allow the primer to set for a minute or two before applying your foundation. This will ensure that the primer has created a smooth and even base for your foundation.

A primer is a crucial part of any performance makeup routine. It helps makeup last longer, minimizes the need for touch-ups, and gives a smoother and more flawless appearance on stage. Using a primer before foundation application creates a smooth and even surface, which can result in a more natural look. With a good primer, performers can focus on their performance and not worry about their makeup. Try using a primer in your performance makeup routine, and you’ll see the difference it makes.

Launched in 2015, Stagebeautyco is a customizable and full service makeup line designed specifically for performance teams. We work with dance teams from beginning to end to create bold and unique makeup looks, custom kits, step by step video tutorials, easy online ordering and more! To learn more about our line and service, visit

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